It is one of Africa's major tourist destinations where more and more celebrities, attracted by the city's charm, are building houses.
By Mary Elizabeth Collins
The natural beauty of Cape Town, in South Africa, is effortlessly intertwined with the urban landscape. It only takes a few minutes to climb to the top of Table Mountain and enjoy a view of the city’s rugged coastline, and its bustling, cosmopolitan center, which attracts more visitors every year.
Not far from the city there the traveler will find Camps Bay, one today’s most famous tourist destinations in Africa. Its location in the Atlantic Ocean, at the foot of the Twelve Apostles Mountain Range, makes it a privileged place to enjoy the area.
Camps Bay is beautifully trapped between the mountains and the sea.
Camps Bay is a small suburb of Cape Town situated just 15 minutes from downtown, which offers the peaceful atmosphere of a fishing village. Highly appreciated for its white sands and cosmopolitan atmosphere, the town has become an international magnet for celebrities from around the world who have built towering houses on both sides of the mountain and near the beach.
South Africa's elite loves to spend the summer holidays in Camps Bay, while actors such as Leonardo DiCaprio and Charlize Theron, as well as an extensive list of supermodels and rock stars also have homes here.
The coastal area of Camps Bay is home to celebrities from all over the world.
Camps Bay’s romantic charm attracts couples from all corners of the word for stunning sunset weddings by the beach or in one of the city’s beautiful venues.
The most elegant area of the neighborhood is located along Victoria Road. There you will find excellent restaurants where you can taste some of the finest and freshest seafood accompanied by the country’s best wines.
One of the most popular restaurants is the classic Blues, where the food denotes a passionate love for Mediterranean cuisine. There are several boutiques and stores selling beach gear, as well as trendy bars that come alive during the night hours.
The Twelve Apostles Mountain Range serve as the backdrop for Camps Bay.
Camps Bay has a broad range of accommodations, from apartments to colonial style villas, but if you are looking for a luxurious place to rest and relax, your best bet is the Bay Hotel. With 78 modern rooms and suites, this five-star hotel offers unforgettable views of the beach and allows you to relax as you sunbathe on the beach, enjoy a cocktail or sign up for a spa treatment.
With the majestic Twelve Apostles Mountains as the backdrop and the unparalleled beauty of an endless beach by the Atlantic Ocean, Camps Bay is one of the world’s most beautiful places to take a drink while enjoying one of the most glorious sunsets on the planet.
Photos by: Camps Bay Info. ■
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