Top 10 Romantic Things to do in Cape Town
Top 10 Romantic Things To Do in Cape Town
As one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Cape Town is a paradise for people in love – whether it’s your first date or your 50th wedding anniversary. We’ve rounded up the best date ideas and romantic things to do in Cape Town – from sipping champagne on a luxurious yacht cruise, to a carefree bike ride along the promenade.
1. Norval Foundation
Visit the Norval Foundation
For the artsy couple, the Norval Foundation is one of Cape Town’s premier art destinations and is a definite must-visit. This contemporary art museum and sculpture garden is located in an exquisite setting in the Constantia Winelands, on the slopes of Table Mountain National Park, with stunning panoramas of mountains, fynbos and vineyards. Soak up an impressive array of art exhibitions by internationally-acclaimed artists such as William Kentridge, Yinka Shonibare and David Goldblatt. Be sure to stop by the Skotnes Restaurant and Bar, which can be found on the grounds of the museum, to enjoy an exceptional meal and glass of wine.
2. Gold Restaurant
Enjoy a Culinary Experience at Gold Restaurant
This isn’t your typical romantic restaurant dinner and night out. Gold Restaurant in Green Point, offers a taste safari with 15 incredible culinary masterpieces consisting of traditional Cape Malay and African dishes. Enjoy local performances and interactive Djembe drumming sessions that make for a lively and entertaining experience. You’re guaranteed an evening full of fun, music and flavour.
3. Cape Town Diamond Museum
Visit the Cape Town Diamond Museum
Diamonds are the ultimate symbol of everlasting love, so what better way to spend a date than by exploring and learning about the earth’s most precious gem? Located in the Clock Tower, visit the museum before or after your romantic cruise, dinner or movie at the V&A Waterfront. Discover how diamonds were formed deep beneath the Earth’s crust, and how the diamond rush came to be. You can also view replicas of some of the world’s most famous diamonds such as The Taylor-Burton, Hope and Cullinan Diamond. It’s a scintillating experience not to be missed!
4. The Mirage Luxury Yacht
Enjoy a Romantic Cruise on the Mirage Luxury Yacht
For a truly luxurious romantic experience, step aboard the magnificent Mirage Luxury Yacht for an incredible five-star sailing experience in Cape Town. This spectacular yacht, located at the V&A Waterfront, offers gourmet dining as you sail across the ocean around the Cape, with splendid views of Table Mountain during the day and at sunset.
5. Bike Ride Along Sea Point Promenade
Enjoy a Bike Ride Along the Sea Point Promenade
For a date that’s a little more relaxed but a whole lot of fun, hire some bicycles and enjoy a cruise along Sea Point’s famous promenade with the wind in your hair. Stop for an ice cream along the way, or even try your hand at a game of putt-putt in Mouille Point.
6. Catch a Show at the Theatre
Choose from a Selection of Movies at the Labia Theater
The ultimate classic date night: a romantic dinner and show. Getting dressed up for a night out at the theatre is great way experience Cape Town’s vibrant thespian scene, with performances across a myriad of genres, at playhouses across the city. From hilarious comedies to spectacular ballet, there’s a show for all tastes.