Cape Town - Bantry Bay
Geography and History
It was originally called Botany Bay after a botanical garden that was planted here for the cultivation of medicinal herbs. The name was changed during World War I.
Bantry Bay marks the start of the famous Platinum Mile. This oceanfront suburb is situated 25 km from the Cape Town International Airport, 5km from the Cape Town station and is just minutes away from a number of South Africa’s most famous beaches including Clifton, Camps Bay, Llandudno and Hout Bay.
Stellenbosch and other Cape Wine Routes are a leisurely drive from Bantry Bay, whilst cultural attractions such as the Cape Town Botanical Gardens, Parliament Buildings, SA National Art Gallery, Planetarium and others can be found nearby.
Bantry Bay has a variety of accommodation options available from Guest Houses, Bed and Breakfasts to Self-catering units.
For the tourist, Cape Town offers a variety of activities and attractions, such as the Two Oceans Aquarium, Ratanga Junction Theme Park, Canal Walk Shopping Centre, craft markets, the BMW Pavilion, IMAX Theatre and numerous shopping centres.
There are many restaurants on offer to suit every visitors budget. There is a great selection of restaurants, coffee shops and pubs to choose from!
For more information, please visit www.cape-town-info.co.za.
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