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The Ultimate Trip Around The Cape

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Discover the ultimate luxury travel experience with our “Trip Around The Cape” package. From the captivating beauty of Cape Town to the serene expanses of the Karoo, this journey is a testament to South Africa’s diverse allure, tailored for those who seek the extraordinary.

Itinerary Overview

Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

  • Arrival: Land in Cape Town and drive to Grootbos, a sanctuary of biodiversity.
  • Stay at Forest Lodge: Indulge in eco-luxury amidst ancient forests and spectacular fynbos.
See details about Days 1-3

Lekkerwater Beach Lodge at De Hoop Nature Reserve

  • Drive to De Hoop: Experience the raw beauty of De Hoop’s landscapes and marine life.
  • Beachfront Elegance: Unwind at the exquisite Lekkerwater Beach Lodge, where the ocean whispers.
See details about Days 3-6

Plettenberg Bay

  • Scenic Drive to Plettenberg: Journey to the charming town known for its beautiful beaches.
  • The Plettenberg Hotel: Stay at this elegant hotel, offering panoramic views and refined luxury.
See details about Days 6-9

The Karoo via Swartberg Pass

  • Explore the Karoo: Traverse the historic Swartberg Pass to the tranquil Karoo.
  • Dennehof Karoo Guesthouse: A serene retreat that captures the essence of rural elegance.
See details about Days 9-11


  • Wine Country: Immerse in the renowned winelands of Stellenbosch.
  • Lanzerac Hotel & Spa: Revel in the luxury of one of South Africa’s most esteemed wine estates.
See details about Days 11-13

Cape Town

  • Vibrant Cape Town: Conclude in the city, rich in culture and history.
  • Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel: Experience the fusion of luxury and contemporary style in the heart of the city.
See details about Days 13-16

Experiences and Activities

Tailored to Your Preferences

Each destination in our itinerary offers unique experiences – from private wine tastings in Stellenbosch to guided nature walks in Grootbos. Let us customize your journey with activities that resonate with your interests.

Why Choose This Package

A Tapestry of Luxury and Adventure

Our meticulously crafted package promises not just a holiday, but a journey through South Africa’s most enchanting landscapes, with every detail designed for the discerning traveler.

Tailor Your Journey

Your Adventure, Your Way

At African Leisure Safaris we excel in creating bespoke travel experiences. Contact us to personalize your itinerary, ensuring your trip around the cape is as unique as you are.

Days 1 – 3

Grootbos Forest Lodge

The Forest Lodge is a masterpiece of sophisticated and contemporary design, reflecting the breathtaking natural beauty of the surrounding landscape. The clean lines, high ceilings and large windows frame and accentuate the incredible sweeping views across the rolling hills of fynbos and the whale sanctuary of Walker Bay beyond. On a clear day, it’s possible to see all the way to Cape Point! Oriented towards the setting sun, every evening offers another grand spectacle of light and colour.

2 Nights


Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

Nestled between mountain and sea, Grootbos Private Nature Reserve is a haven of biodiversity. It offers:

  • Luxury Accommodations: Stay in the exquisite Grootbos Forest Lodge, known for its eco-friendly design and breathtaking views.
  • Unique Flora and Fauna: Explore the rich variety of plant and animal life unique to this region, including the spectacular fynbos.
  • Personalized Experiences: Enjoy tailored activities such as horseback riding, whale watching, and cave tours.

Days 3 – 6

Lekkerwater Beach Lodge

Lekkerwater Beach Lodge is situated on an exclusive concession in De Hoop Nature Reserve, a 34,000 hectare conservancy, often referred to as the ‘jewel of the Western Cape.’

Located little more than three hours’ drive from Cape Town – and a convenient diversion for travellers exploring South Africa’s scenic Garden Route – Lekkerwater enjoys an enviable position perched between land and sea atop the ancient dunes of De Hoop.

3 Nights


De Hoop Nature Reserve

A gem of natural beauty, De Hoop Nature Reserve is known for its:

  • Diverse Ecosystems: Witness a variety of wildlife in a landscape ranging from sand dunes to the Potberg Mountains.
  • Lekkerwater Beach Lodge: Offers a serene beachfront experience with stunning views of the Indian Ocean, ideal for nature lovers and solitude seekers.
  • Outdoor Adventures: Engage in bird watching, hiking, and marine life exploration.

Days 6 – 9

The Plettenberg Hotel

The Plettenberg – situated on a rocky headland in one of South Africa’s most spectacular beach towns – is the ultimate escape. This property, with 37 individually decorated rooms and suites, showcases the most breathtaking vistas in Southern Africa with views of the ocean, mountains and endless stretches of golden beach.

The Plettenberg is situated in the heart of Plettenberg Bay, along the adventure–rich Garden Route which is world–renowned for its excellent selection of outdoor activities. From regular dolphin and whale sightings to bungee jumping, treetop canopy tours and other more daring pursuits in the surrounding countryside, The Plettenberg is the ideal place to relax and unwind, recharge and reinvigorate.

3 Nights

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Plettenberg Bay

Plettenberg Bay is a picturesque coastal town offering:

  • Beachfront Luxury: Stay at The Plettenberg Hotel, known for its stunning ocean views and elegant accommodations.
  • Water Activities: Enjoy activities such as whale watching, sailing, and surfing in the bay’s clear, blue waters.
  • Local Cuisine: Experience the best of local South African cuisine in a variety of high-end restaurants.

Days 9 – 11

De Denne Country Guest House

De Denne Country Guesthouse in Oudtshoorn is situated on a working ostrich and alfalfa farm and offers tranquility, spectacular views, and soul touching moments. The location is a perfect stop over, halfway between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, when traveling on Route 62. At the farm you will encounter breathtaking sunsets you will never find elsewhere and hospitality to make you feel at home. The peaceful setting allows for the ultimate in relaxation and rest where guests can enjoy the surrounding farmlands, majestic mountains, and the well-kept garden. It is perfect for romantic getaway or family fun time.

2 Nights

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The Karoo

The Karoo is a semi-desert natural region that offers:

  • Tranquil Beauty: Experience the quiet and stark beauty of the Karoo landscape.
  • Heritage and Culture: Discover quaint towns rich in history and culture, like Prince Albert.
  • De Denne Country Guest House: A charming stay offering authentic Karoo hospitality and cuisine.

Days 11 – 13

Lanzerac Hotel & Spa

Steeped in history dating back to 1692 and nestled in the foothills of the idyllic Jonkershoek Valley of Stellenbosch, Lanzerac is synonymous with old-world charm and rich Cape heritage.

Experience the finest hospitality the Cape Winelands has to offer, indulging guests with warm and passionate service, the finest wine and cuisine, and 53 exquisitely styled rooms.

Lanzerac Hotel & Spa offers complete relaxation amid welcoming interiors that blend both period grandeur and contemporary style.

2 Nights

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South Africa’s famous wine region, Stellenbosch is renowned for:

  • World-Class Wineries: Explore some of the best vineyards and wine estates in the world.
  • Lanzerac Hotel & Spa: A historic estate offering luxury accommodations and a first-class spa.
  • Gastronomic Delights: Savor gourmet meals paired with exquisite local wines.

Days 13 – 16

Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel

Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel is part of the Kloof Street Neighbourhood and is a grand old dame (with National Monument status) dating back to the early 1800s. The hotel is elegantly styled in beautiful emerald green, classic black and white, and touches of gold. This sophisticated style brings her firmly into the 21st century, without losing any of her charm.

3 Nights

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Cape Town

Cape Town is a vibrant city known for its:

  • Dynamic Culture: From Table Mountain to the V&A Waterfront, the city is rich in attractions and activities.
  • Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel: A stylish and intimate hotel located close to major city landmarks.
  • Diverse Experiences: Whether it’s exploring Robben Island, enjoying the local markets, or dining at world-renowned restaurants, Cape Town has something for everyone.

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