Guesthomes Blog

Here you will find out everything you need to know about Cape Town and its surroundings

Guesthomes Blog

Here you will find out everything you need to know about Cape Town and its surroundings

Guesthomes Blog

Here you will find out everything you need to know about Cape Town and its surroundings

Guesthomes Blog

Here you will find out everything you need to know about Cape Town and its surroundings

Summer in Cape Town offers one of the best times in the world

So if you’re visiting Cape Town during this season and are wondering what on earth to pack, the best idea is to take something for every season. Summer in Cape Town  is hot, so swimming is an all day affair, the beaches are packed and restaurants are full. The wine farms welcome tourists from all over the world as they enjoy award winning wine under oak tress and in vineyards across the Western Cape.

For a summer holiday that will leave a lifetime of lasting memories, contact Guesthomes to book your stay.

 

Winter in the Cape

Winter Winter - if you can really call it winter - begins in Cape Town as soon as the first cold front from the Atlantic ocean rolls in. Also known as the green season when it is rainier (although in recent years the rainfall has been disappointingly rare), is a nice...

Eat a Gatsby

As I take delivery of a gatsby at Mariam’s Kitchen in central Cape Town, it feels like I’m toting a newborn baby. This giant 'sandwich', swaddled in butcher paper, is the length of my forearm and enough to feed the entire crew back at the office. The gatsby is to Cape...

Do a sunset cruise

If there’s one thing you should make sure you get the chance to do in Cape Town, its a Cape Town sunset cruise. It took me no less than four visits to realise this, so I’m telling you now before you make my same mistake. There are a number of companies offering sunset...

Cape Town Cycle Tour

South Africa’s largest individually timed cycling race is set to go in March 2017. The 2017 Cape Town Cycle Tour is scheduled to take place on Sunday, 12 March 2017 with some 35 000 avid cyclists taking on the 109-km route around the Cape Peninsula. It’s arguably the...

Explore the Cape Winelands

Wine tasting is an utterly charming way to pass the weekend. When paired with some of the most beautiful landscapes on earth, century old architecture and awe-inspiring food, it becomes one of Cape Town’s most beloved activities for visitors and locals alike. But how...

MCQP Party in Cape Town

The theme for the 2016 edition of the beloved MCQP is *drum roll please* The Musical! In the words of the Queen Mother of all things fabulous, “Oh no she better don’t” miss the biggest African lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) event of the year!...

A Sunset Drive up Signal Hill

If you are looking at Table Mountain from Cape Town, you will see Lion’s Head and Signal Hill standing to right. This is one of Cape Town’s best loved sun-downer spots. Courtesy of Andre Engelbrecht For those that prefer to hike to the summit in the comfort of their...

Run the GUN RUN

Looking for a group to train with in preparation for the Gun Run, then come and join us for our Wednesday Warm-Up runs. Meet at the Atlantic Athletic Club gazebo on the field next to the Lighthouse in Mouille Point to start running at 6pm. You can choose between a 5km...

Visit Cape Point

In a Nutshell [Full Day Private Tour] Embark on an incredible journey around the Cape Peninsula. Stroll with Penguins at Boulders Beach. See where the Atlantic and Indian oceans meet at the Cape of Good Hope. Dine in the seaside village of Simon’s Town. Taste wine in...

Visit Robben Island

Now, Robben Island is a World Heritage Site and museum, offering daily tours. The tour begins at the Nelson Mandela Gateway at the V&A Waterfront with a multimedia exhibition, museum shop and restaurant, after which, guests hop onto the ferry for a scenic trip to...

Take a Cable car up Table Mountain

Hop on the Red City Tour bus and City Sightseeing will bring you directly to Table Mountain’s cable car, and meet you again on your descent. Skip the Cableway ticket office queue! Buy your Cableway ticket directly from our tour offices or bus drivers (tickets cannot...