The Constantia Valley is a mere 10-15 minutes drive from the City Centre; the Valley is a popular destination for visitors to the Cape Peninsula. It is here where one can taste wines from some of South Africa's old wine estates (Groot Constantia and Steenberg amongst others).
Driving from wine estate to wine estate and tasting the World Famous wines is something that is a must when in Cape Town and honestly there is no better area than that of Constantia. In fact, we at Uyaphi.com love this area so much that we set up our offices this side - yes we like to spoil ourselves with a good bottle of wine or two.
Most hotel options in Constantia are not more than 10-15 minutes drive to Cape Town City Centre and/or the beaches of Muizenberg and St. James. So if you are looking to stay in Cape Town but want away from the crowds of tourists; then look at one of the Constantia Hotels that we offer.
Looking for a hotel in Constantia? Then look no further our team will guide you through the best options available based on your budget, wants and needs.
Alphen Boutique Hotel
Rates from R2 020.00 ppThe trendy and luxurious Alphen Boutique Hotel in Constantia is spread across 11.5 acres of magnificent gardens where a modern 5-star hotel meets her historical past with high-tech facilities and amenities.
Cellars Hohenort Hotel
Rates from R2 680.00 ppCellars Hohenort Hotel, having an elegant style and charisma, the hotel features 53 luxurious bedrooms as well as suites, together with magnificent vistas over the 9 acres of internationally renowned gardens and vineyard.
Glen Avon Lodge
Rates from R1 270.00 ppSet within the peaceful Constantia Valley Winelands, concealed away within the foothills of the regal Constantiaberg, Glen Avon Lodge affords the discerning visitor a sanctuary connected with peace as well as tranquillity.
Rates from R2 050.00 ppWelcome to excellent hospitality, wine, golf, spa and history. A historic wine farm on the foothills of the magnificent Stone Mountains provides the setting for this gracious five-star boutique hotel; It's a beautiful destination.
10 best things about Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa is a vibrant and beautiful city that offers something for everyone.
From its stunning beaches to its majestic Table Mountain, from its world-famous Constantia vineyards to the stunning Kirstenbosch Garden, Robben Island and a great number of 5-star restaurants on offer - Cape Town truly is an unforgettable destination.
Here are 10 of the best things about this incredible city that make it such a fantastic place to visit or live in.
Constantia Winelands, What to Do?
Escape from the hustle of Cape Town and immerse yourself in South Africa's famous wine culture by visiting Constantia Valley - only a quick journey away!
For centuries, Constantia Valley has been the home of some of South Africa's oldest and most renowned vineyards and wine farms.
Among these renowned wineries are Groot Constantia, Klein Constantia, Constantia Uitsig and Buitenverwachting – each with its own unparalleled atmosphere and exquisite wines.
Climbing Table Mountain
Table Mountain is one of the most iconic landmarks in Cape Town, and with the Aerial Cableway closed for a few weeks, now is the perfect time to explore its many paths.
A hike up Skeleton Gorge provides an opportunity to experience nature's beauty while gathering breathtaking views along the way.
With record numbers of visitors coming to Cape Town due to its designation as World Design Capital 2014, and inclusion as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, it is no wonder why this city has been gaining so much attention.
Kirstenbosch, Boomslang Tree Canopy Walkway
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is one of the most beautiful and diverse gardens in Cape Town. With its sprawling 1,300 acres of land, Kirstenbosch offers a journey of the senses with its vibrant flowers, lush greenery and an array of birdlife.
For those looking for a unique experience, take on the Boomslang Tree Canopy Walkway - an elevated walkway that provides stunning views across the gardens.
Muizenberg Beach Cape Town
Muizenberg Beach in Cape Town, South Africa, is a beautiful seaside town that has experienced both decline and resurgence.
From the late 19th century until the 1960s, it was one of the most popular resort areas in South Africa.
In recent years, however, Muizenberg has undergone a transformation as law-abiding citizens have reclaimed the area and invested heavily in its revitalization.
Norval Foundation South Africa
With its dynamic atmosphere and captivating art, Norval Foundation in Cape Town offers a unique experience for all ages who appreciate the beauty of art.
No matter who you are, the Norval Foundation has something to astound and delight! From spectacular exhibitions to an expansive sculpture garden featuring one-of-a-kind pieces, as well as a selection of educational workshops for kids - it is all here waiting.
Cape Town Kite Festival
The 19th annual Cape Town Kite Festival was held at the beginning of November in Muizenberg, bringing together over 20,000 people for a two-day event.
The festival featured stunt kiting exhibitions, Japanese-inspired Rokkaku kite battles, and a Heritage Kite Competition that encouraged children to build South African swallow or bat-style kites from scratch.
In addition to the fun activities on offer, the festival also supports Cape Mental Health charity and provides an opportunity for local businesses and visitors alike to experience the beauty of Cape Town and Muizenberg.
Cape Town Sightseeing Bus
Explore the stunning city of Cape Town in a budget-friendly and time-efficient way - The City Sightseer Bus.
This double-decker 'topless' red bus offers travellers several routes to take in all the attractions, including Blue Route from the City to Hout Bay, Red Route for Table Mountain Cable Car and Purple Route through Constantia Vineyards.
With the guided tour commentated in 15 different languages, this is a great day out for both kids and adults alike!