Looking to get whisked away this weekend but don’t know where to go? The Western Cape has plenty of gorgeous towns that screams “love is in the air.” From quaint seaside villages to the mysterious Karoo, here are five romantic small towns around Cape Town.
This small Langeberg town is a favourite amongst city slickers thanks to its endless mountain views and heritage sites. It offers a quaint outdoorsy atmosphere that’s perfect for couples who enjoy adventure, but also relaxation. Enjoy hikes and mountain bike trails, horse rides through the forest or some epic stargazing.
If you’re searching for unadulterated beauty and seclusion, then you’ve come to the right place. Nature’s Valley is somewhat of a hidden gem along the Garden Route, offering lovers the chance to explore this secluded small town in the heart of the “jungle.” Mountains, forests and white-sandy beaches make this the perfect place to go with your significant other.
Nestled in the heart of the Karoo, Prince Albert provides travellers with the chance to explore the vast expanse of the Great Karoo. Visit Prince Albert’s olive farm or get spooky with a ghost walking tour, there’s something to do for everyone.
A beautiful seaside village nestled between Saldanha Bay and Vredenburg, it’s famous for its seafood and wildflowers that bloom in Spring. Spend your time sampling the cuisine, exploring the abundant wildlife in this area or taking a romantic stroll on the beach.
Paternoster is another famous seaside village along the West Coast. It offers whitewashed fisherman’s cottages, juicy crayfish and picturesque ocean views. It’s the perfect romantic destination if you’re looking to escape the city and explore what the West Coast has to offer.