Cape Point - one point, a million points of view
As you probably already know, Cape Point is the tip of the Cape Peninsula but isn’t actually where two oceans meet – the Atlantic and the Indian Ocean come together at Cape Agulhas, a couple of hundred kilometres to the east. But it’s beautiful and worth a visit, so who really cares?
Travel diary of a Swedish Intern: Introduction
Let me introduce myself, my name is Malin, a Hospitality Management student and - more importantly - the new intern at the Grand Daddy Hotel. I just arrived from Sweden two weeks ago so my adventure has just started and I am still in that phase where there is something new to see around almost every street corner and the view from my bedroom window takes my breath away every single morning.
Salsa dancing the winter blues away
Winter tends to mean a period of hibernation to most Capetownians with attendance at Club Duvet peaking in popularity but this winter rather than letting yourself go come and join us at the Grand Daddy Hotel for some sexy, saucy and as you shall see below highly beneficial for your health, salsa dancing!!
Winter warmers with Daddy
Winter in Cape Town means stormy weather, fireplaces, movies and hot beverages with beautiful warm sunny days in between. Winter also heralds the start of Cape Town’s spectacular winter specials which allows us locals and those special visitors, who know how much the Cape has to offer summer or winter, an opportunity to feast on some fabulous food and stay in some awesome places on a budget and The Grand Daddy Hotel is totally on board with this!!
Daddy’s top 5 walks in Cape Town
Daddy’s Top 5 Walks:
May is definitely the best month to get out and explore the natural beauty Cape Town has to offer. The weather is all about cool crisp mornings and sunny warm days, with little or no wind! Getting to see beautiful scenery and a diverse range of plants and animals does not mean you have to walk for miles or be an experienced hiker. Below are our 5 favourite walks that everyone can enjoy from toddler to granny, that also ensure you get to see and experience the best this beautiful city of ours has to offer!
Alternative ways to see Cape Town
As season comes into full swing, traffic to all our favourite spots around the peninsula builds up with tourists flocking to spend the summer holidays in Cape Town. Roads become grid locked, parking is impossible to find, hired cars cannot be found for love or money and tempers flare. So we have put together a list of alternative modes of transport in and around Cape Town to ensure that your holiday is as chilled as us Capetownians!
Daddy’s picks for Cape Town this week
The Grand Daddy Hotel located in the heart of the CBD on the vibrant Long Street is the perfect base for any trip to Cape Town. The city center is filled with places to visit and delight the senses from fresh food markets to decadent bakeries, African arts and crafts to fine jewellery, from trendy boutique shops to 2nd hand vintage clothes, galleries and museums.
The cities calendar of events is always jam packed with activities and entertainment with something for everyone and every week the team at the Grand Daddy Hotel picks just a few of these to share with you, our guest.