#1 City Bowl
The City Bowl got its name due to its natural dome-shaped area. It boarders Table Bay and is defined by the mountains of Lion’s head, Table Mountain, Signal Hill and Devil’s Peak. The City Bowl is Cape Town’s financial hub and is also home to the houses of Parliament and one of Africa’s busiest harbours, the popular V & A Waterfront. There are plenty of restaurants, bars, hangouts, and trendy coffee shops to be found. The cobbled streets are lined with colourful houses, and it is home to one of the best contemporary African and international art galleries.
#2 Kalk Bay
Kalk Bay is a fishing village found on the coastline of False Bay. It sits between the ocean and the stunning mountains. Kalk Bay gets its name from the translation of “Kalkbaai” which is “Lime Bay”. This is because there are plenty of mussel shells found here which was used to make lime. Kalk Bay is a true gem and is known for its beautiful scenery, fantastic restaurants, and interesting shops. Residents here get to not only enjoy the stunning view, but also have plenty to do, such as visit the Dalebrook Tidal Pool, watch a show at the Kalk Bay theatre or visit the Modern Gallery.
#3 V&A Waterfront
The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront is found in South Africa’s oldest working harbour. It is one of Cape Town’s top attractions due to its vibrant centre with spectacular views. The V&A Waterfront is famous for its food, retail, design, and adventure. There is plenty to see and do in this town, which makes it a popular place to live. You will never get bored living in this area with the Zeitz MOCAA Museum, Two Oceans Aquarium, Cave Gold, Scratch Patch Mineral World and many more sites of interest to visit. The market scene in V&A Waterfront is thriving, with two lively markets called the V&A Food Market and the Watershed, which hosts over 150 stalls. At these markets you can purchase furniture, food, arts, jewellery and much more. The V&A mall is also host to some of the most well know International brand stores as well, for those who like to shop and indulge in some luxury.
#4 Sea Point
Sea Point is one of Cape Town’s most affluent and densely populated suburbs, situated between Signal Hill and the Atlantic Ocean, a few kilometres to the west of Cape Town’s Central Business District. Moving from Sea Point to the CBD, one passes through first the small suburb of Three Anchor Bay, then Green Point. Seaward from Green Point is the area known as Mouille Point, where the local lighthouse is situated. It is neighboured to the southwest by the suburb of Bantry Bay and is filled with residents walking their dogs, running, cycling or working out at the outdoor fitness park on a daily basis. Green Point Park is also close by offering one of the best family friendly parks to enjoy on a beautiful weekend.
Constantia is a prestigious area of Cape Town. It can be found about 15 kilometres away from the centre of Cape Town. Constantia has attracted high end buyers for a long time, most likely due to the larger properties with a lot of land, that can be more private. Residents are attracted by the beautiful vineyards that can be found here and the beautiful views of mountain, valley, and the bay. Some of the properties boast home cinemas, expansive yards and pools. There are plenty of fantastic restaurants to dine in here, as well as some beautiful bars and wine farms. The houses in Constantia are also something to see, many of which pay homage to the original old Dutch style of architecture built years ago.
Durbanville is a rural town found in Cape Town which is surrounded by farms and vineyards. It is popular with families and older generations due to its quiet and friendly neighbourhoods, with some beautiful views and plenty of tree lined avenues. The Tygerberg hills separate the area into a north and south region. In the north there is Tygerfalls, Kenridge, Bellville,Durbanville and the ever increasingly popular Pinehurst. In the south the areas include Welgelegen, Plattekloof Glen, Panorama and Platterkloof. Durbanville is centrally located, in that it is a stones throw away from anything that you need and not too far away from the City. Need help with moving, use our Durbanville Moving Company