Western Cape : Outlook Recommends

Alfie Wilson
By Alfie Wilson  - Travel Guide Manager 5 Min Read
Table Mountain cable car



Visit Kenilworth Racecourse, the premier destination for exhilarating horse racing experiences, high-end raceday fashion, fine dining, and unforgettable memories.  

As the country’s oldest racecourse, it enjoys a special place in the history books of South African horse racing.  

Spread over an area of 52 ha, the arena includes three well-maintained horse racing tracks, home to world-renowned events such as the Sun Met and the L’Ormarins King’s Plate.  

The venue offers great hospitality, including restaurants, bars, and betting booths, in a stylish setting against the picturesque backdrop of Table Mountain.  

Come and enjoy the thrill of the races and soak up the atmosphere at Kenilworth Racecourse.

For An Immersive Aquatic Experience… 

Two Oceans Aquarium  

For a Luxury Wildlife Experience… 

Contact Rhino Africa, a sought-after luxury safari company, who will welcome you with open arms. Its friendly travel experts can assist you in curating the trip of a lifetime! 

Guided by its love and passion for the continent’s varied and unique wildlife, Rhino Africa is eager to share tailor-made itineraries and magical moments with its guests.  

Partnering with the best resorts, travel agents, and airlines, the company works to ensure your dream trip is in safe hands.  

So, get in touch with Rhino Africa today and dream up your ultimate wildlife experience. All that will be left to do is start packing!



Explore the serene haven of Erinvale Estate Hotel and Spa, set in the picturesque foothills of the Hottentots Holland Mountains. Here, guests are invited to embrace relaxation and rejuvenation amidst the verdant indigenous gardens and tranquil spa sanctuary. With its privileged location in the Heart of the Helderberg, amidst historic neighbouring wine estates and breathtaking natural landscapes, the hotel offers an abundance of leisure activities tailored to the varied interests of its cherished guests, ensuring an unforgettable experience for all who enter through its doors.

The hotel’s signature restaurant, Stefan’s, can be considered a destination in its own right. A table d’hôte menu is lovingly prepared by Executive Chef, Stefan Bekker, whose innovative take on regional and seasonal ingredients leaves guests wanting more.  

The Magnolia Social Dining Lounge offers visitors a laid-back atmosphere and friendly service. Featuring world-class cocktails and a well-stocked wine list, it’s the perfect destination to relax and enjoy warm summer evenings. 

Relaxation is also central to the Lurra Spa, where guests are able to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of their surroundings whilst indulging in exclusive treatments, including massages, facials, and hair treatments. The spa’s facilities also include a relaxation area with a heated pool, patio, and sun loungers, set amongst whispering trees in the foothills of the Helderberg Mountain.  

The hotel’s Wine Society collaborates with prominent local wine makers to curate bespoke and personal wine tasting experiences. The events invite guests to interact socially with the wine makers and share their wine journeys, accompanied by Chef Stefan’s irresistible small plate cuisine.    

So, whatever your needs, trust Erinvale Estate Hotel and Spa to provide the perfect relaxing getaway. The only problem? You’ll never want to leave!

For a Showstopper with Distinctive Design… 

Stay at The Capital 15 on Orange hotel, a stunning accommodation combining distinctive architecture and exquisite luxury, within easy walking distance of Cape Town’s main attractions, and against a jaw-dropping backdrop of Table Mountain and Lion’s Head.  

The Mother City’s popular V&A Waterfront, featuring trendy café’s, tantalising restaurants, and cocktail bars, is a mere 3km away.  

For more picturesque views of Table Mountain and Cape Town’s skyline, visit Zimbali Coastal Resort’s sister hotel, The Capital Mirage, situated in the city’s chic De Waterkant area.  

Featuring two independent on-site restaurants, a rooftop bar, and luxury rooms and studios, guests are spoiled for choice at The Capital Mirage.

For a World of Vintage Relaxation and Glamour… 

Mount Nelson, a Bellmont Hotel 

For Serenity and Surreal Natural Beauty… 

Strandloper Ocean Boutique Hotel

Read Issue 15 of Outlook Travel Magazine
By Alfie Wilson Travel Guide Manager
Travel Guide Project Manager