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Romantic Adventures in Cape Town

Cape Town is a popular destination for couples seeking a romantic getaway. With its stunning natural beauty, beautiful beaches, vibrant arts and culture scene and world-class dining options, Cape Town offers a variety of romantic adventures and activities to suit any couple’s preferences. From watching the sunset at Signal Hill or enjoying a picnic at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, to taking a leisurely stroll along the scenic Waterfront, or exploring the historic Cape Winelands, there are plenty of opportunities for romance in Cape Town. For a more adventurous experience, Cape Town has something for all couples, and options to suit every budget.

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

The Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, which is situated at the foot of Table Mountain, is a romantic haven where couples can immerse themselves in the beauty of nature, enjoy walks along the famous Tree Canopy Walkway, and have picnics on the expansive lawns. Pack your own picnic basket, or reserve a gourmet picnic from The Kirstenbosch Tea Room at Gate 2 or Moyo at Gate 1. Amenities for visitors to the garden include eateries, a plant nursery, a gift shop, and a bookstore.

The RED Roof atop the Radisson RED
The RED Roof atop the Radisson RED

Rooftop Bars

Try one of Cape Town’s many rooftop bars for an unbeatable romantic evening – from stunning sunset views, plunge pools, glamorous spots, to more laid-back encounters. A list of some rooftop bars in Cape Town.

  • Gigi Rooftop, Gorgeous George hotel, St George’s Mall, Cape Town city centre – indoor dining room, outdoor terrace, stunning pool.
  • The RED Roof atop the Radisson RED, V&A Waterfront – trendy bar with rooftop lap pool.
  • Silo Rooftop Bar, Silo Hotel in the trendy V&A Waterfront – bar open to all, but rooftop infinity pool only for guests.
  • Tjing Tjing Rooftop Bar, Cape Town – on a quiet side street in the city centre, modern Japanese culture and cuisine.
  • Sky Bar is a cozy, contemporary African rooftop bar at the boutique Grey Hotel, De Waterkant of Cape Town – with rooftop swimming pool.
  • The Waiting Room, Long street, Cape Town – a lively rooftop bar with a bohemian charm, set on the top floor of a Victorian building. Indoor live music, DJs and weekend party-vibes, cosy rooftop terrace for pre- or post dinner cocktails.
Gold Restaurant
Gold Restaurant

Romantic Dinners

Cape Town offers numerous romantic eateries, presenting from award-winning gourmet dishes, to Asian cuisine, seafood delicacies, old fashioned food, casual comfort food, traditional African food, as well as authentic local dishes of the Western Cape.

  • Gold Restaurant, Green Point, Cape Town – an authentic African experience, set menu, traditional Mali puppets, other entertainment.
  • Nobu at the One&Only Cape Town, V&A Waterfront – gourmet cuisine with tastes from Peru combined with Japanese classics.
  • Infinity Restaurant at Hotel Sky, Lower Long Street, Cape Town – romantic, cosy high-rise restaurant with 360-degree mountain and sea views, casual comfort food.
  • Duchess of Wisbeach, Sea Point, Cape Town – discreet, romantic hideaway serving old fashioned food.
  • Aubergine, Gardens, Cape Town – intimate restaurant housed in a Victorian-era building, elegant dining establishment with a menu that is always rotating to highlight seasonal ingredients.
  • The Roundhouse – historic building on the slopes of Lion’s Head that offers stunning views of Camps Bay, with a menu that combines classic and contemporary flavours.
  • Tintswalo Atlantic – located in a beautiful location overlooking the ocean at the foot of Chapman’s Peak, this luxury hotel offers a romantic dining experience with a menu featuring fresh seafood and local produce.
Catamaran Champagne Sunset Cruise
Catamaran Champagne Sunset Cruise

Sunset Champagne Cruise from Cape Town

Enjoy a spectacular romantic sunset cruise with a complimentary glass of local sparkling wine, with views of the ocean, city, mountains and marine life.

  • Sunset Champagne Cruise from Cape Town – Waterfront Charters. Catch the sunset over Cape Town from the deck of a sailboat on this evening cruise, with a glass of sparkling wine.
  • Catamaran Champagne Sunset Cruise – Waterfront Boat Tours. Toast the sunset in style with a glass of sparkling wine, on this catamaran cruise.
  • Luxury Sunset Cruise with Prosecco – Waterfront Boat Company. Romantic leisurely cruise with complimentary beverage served.
  • Sunset Boat Cruise Cape Town – Waterfront Boat Tours. Enjoy a glass of sparkling wine on this sunset cruise with great party atmosphere.
Cape Wheel
Cape Wheel

Romantic Ride on the Cape Wheel

Located at the V&A Waterfront, this huge observation wheel offers spectacular viewing across Cape Town, Table Mountain, Robben Island and Paarl Mountains. The 30 fully enclosed, air conditioned cabins of the Cape Wheel rises 40 metres above the ground. The VIP cabin is ideal for one of the most romantic adventures in Cape Town, with its tinted windows, leather seats, glass floor, sound system, and complimentary bottle of sparkling wine (or non-alcoholic appletiser).


Wine Tasting

Go on a wine tasting adventure to the Cape Winelands, Constantia or the Helderberg region.

  • Helderberg Wine Route with its cooler climate is set against a dramatic backdrop of mountains. The top wine estates in Somerset West include Morgenster Olive and Wine Estate, Lourensford Wine Estate, Vergelegen Wine Estate, Waterkloof Wine Estate.
  • The Constantia Wine Route offers prestigious wine farms, breathtaking natural beauty and some of the most popular restaurants around. As one of the oldest wine areas in Cape Town, you can visit wine estates like Groot Constantia, Klein Constantia, Steenberg Vineyards, Constantia Glen Wine Estate, Beau Constantia, Buitenverwachting, Constantia Uitsig, Eagle’s Nest and Silvermist.
  • The Stellenbosch Wine Route is the most well-known route of the Cape Winelands, with historical farms, beautiful Cape Dutch manor houses, impressive gardens, hotels and restaurants.
  • Durbanville Wine Route – a 20-minute drive north of the city, with wine and dine pairings at a number of the prestigious Durbanville estates, including Klein Roosboom, Bloemendal Wine Estate, De Grendel Wines, Durbanville Hills, Meerendal Wine Estate, and more.
  • Other excellent areas to explore are: The Franschhoek, Paarl Vinters, Worcester Wine Route and Wellington Wine Route.

Cape Town Distilleries

A distillery is a facility where alcoholic beverages, such as spirits, are produced through the process of distillation – the


San Heritage Centre Tours

The San Heritage Centre – !Khwa ttu – near Cape Town, is a museum and cultural center dedicated to preserving