Whether you fly or drive into Cape Town it is easy to see why the dazzling capital of the Western Cape is considered to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world! With Table Mountain a prominent landmark from just about every angle, Cape Town is also renowned for its charming historical harbor, its cosmopolitan vibe, its nautical history and the intriguing influence of numerous cultures on its cuisine, architecture and customs. Since its inception in 1652, Cape Town has flourished into a modern world-class city with leafy suburbs, bustling harbours, fishing villages, first rate wine estates, scenic coastal drives, nature reserves and a number of retail districts. Several days can easily be set aside on your itinerary to experience Cape Town and its hinterland. As with most cities, an outstanding array of accommodation is available including inner city guest houses, grand waterfront hotels, and Cape Winelands country houses.