In its dramatic location, surrounded by beaches and with Table Mountain smack in its centre, Cape Town is Africa's hippest and most cultured City. Take in the city's striking architecture, sample its amazing y varied cuisine, or dance till dawn at a trance party - it's all at your fingertips with this smart, stylish and streetwise guide. Indulge in retail therapy at bustling markets, sophisticated shopping centres and stylish galleries.
Catch the scene at one of the city's myriad clubs, bar or cafés, or take in free live music at the Waterfront. Stay in style at characterful guesthouses, ritzy hotels or cheap-and-cheerful hostels-there's something to suit every pocket. Get an adrenaline rush shark-cage diving, rafting, kloofing, abseiling, sand boarding or skydiving - whatever your activity, we've got the inside word Escape the City bustle with excursions to the wine regions, Hermanus, Langebaan, and nearby national parks.