One of the most vibrant neighborhoods in all of Cape Town, De Waterkant combines a unique sense of style with some of the oldest buildings in the city. From its upscale wine bars to its peaceful, village-like streets, a stay in one our De Waterkant vacation homes is a must for anyone hoping to experience an authentic taste of South Africa.
Where is De Waterkant, South Africa?
De Waterkant is a residential district in bustling downtown Cape Town
, home to about 360 people. Tucked between Signal Hill, the waterfront, and the city center, this historic, 18th-century neighborhood occupies a prime location amidst the streets of this major Western Cape metropolis
Things to Do in De Waterkant
De Waterkant is famous for its historic architecture and charming character, its cobblestone streets lined with shady trees, and colorful, European-inspired homes. Despite its small size, the neighborhood bursts with life, from shopping to tapas bars and art galleries. Take in the sights with a leisurely stroll down quaint avenues or take a seat at a sidewalk cafe and enjoy the views of Table Bay below.
If you're in the mood to explore, De Waterkant's central location puts you within easy walking distance to some of Cape Town's most exciting attractions. Dive with manta rays and sea turtles at the Two Oceans Aquarium or browse the shops at the V&A Waterfront. If it's the outdoors you're after, take a hike to the top of Table Mountain or put in an appearance at the beach in the fashionable, nearby town of Clifton.
Whether you're looking to shop, dine, or revel in the natural beauty of South Africa, our De Waterkant vacation homes are the perfect home base for your Cape Town adventures.
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