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5 Reasons to visit Cape Town and stay at Cresta Grande Cape Town Hotel in winter

Cape Town is a beautiful place to visit in summer. The sunny beaches, warm weather and colorful festivals make it magical, but! it’s expensive! Things are different in winter though. While the sun may set a little earlier, rise a little later and the temperatures gradually start to cool down, Cape Town in winter is every bit as magical. The cherry on top is that prices for accommodation and activities hit rock bottom! Making it the best time to experience the Mother City’s best kept secrets.

Boasting beautiful, lush greenery, a stunning mild Mediterranean climate, thriving marine life and stunning landscapes, winter in Cape Town is everything you could imagine and so much more for less and Cresta Grande Cape Town hotel will make it even better. The Cresta Grande Cape Town Hotel is in the heart of the city and within walking distance to most tourist attractions, large corporations, shopping, museums, restaurants, and nightlife, making your Cape Town experience a lot more convenient. Here are five reasons why should visit Cape Town in winter and stay at Cresta Grande Hotel.


1. Everything is significantly cheaper

Cape Town is a very seasonal destination meaning less people visit the destination during the winter. Prices for accommodation, tours and activities hit rock bottom in winter as hotels and tour operators fight for the little demand available in the market. This makes the destination very affordable and within reach for someone who would not usually afford it in summer. Accommodation rates are as low as ZAR 900.00 at Cresta Grande Cape Hotel in winter. The hotel can also organize packaged deals for you which include accommodation, activities, and meals at a very affordable price.

2. It is less crowded

Due to the seasonality, there will generally be less people in Cape Town during the winter season making it less crowded at parks, sights, and activities. If you visit Cape Town, you will spend more time experiencing the city and less time in traffic and queues. Cresta Grande Cape Town Hotel which is within walking distance to all major tourist attractions, including the waterfront makes it even better.


3. Cape Town is lush and green in winter

The Winter season in Cape Town is known as the ‘Green Season’! Winter in Cape Town marks the time of year when all the Cape fauna and flora come out to play and Cape Town’s landscapes transform into a glorious lush green paradise. This makes winter the best time to go hiking or go up Table Mountain or Lions Head and explore everything the beautifully lush natural wonders of the Western Cape has to offer. Stay at Cresta Grande Cape Town Hotel makes it even better as it's 242 newly renovated rooms have spectacular views of either the city, Table Mountain, or Lion's Head.

4. Winter is Whale watching season

Winter is the prime calving season for the whales, and they’ll be out in a flurry as several whale species migrate to the coast. Whales can be sighted while driving on the coast or up close from a specialized whale-watching boat tour. You can also attend the annual Hermanus Whale Festival which takes place at the end of winter where you will not only watch whales but also enjoy live performances and stores selling unique goods and artefacts. Cresta Grande Cape Town works closely with tour operators that can take you whale watching and due to the hotel’s location, pick up and drop off will be at the hotel’s doorstep for your convenience.

5. The weather is not that bad

Even though it is winter, Cape Town temperatures usually range between 11°C – 22°C (52°F – 72°F), depending on the month. Although winter in Cape Town coincides with its peak rainy season and overcast skies, the Mother City still has a few sunny days to allow you to explore the great outdoors and spend time in cosy restaurants, art galleries, museums, and theatres. Cresta Grande Cape Town is located just five minutes from Table Mountain and the V&A Waterfront, close to the International Convention Centre, and all tourist attractions like beaches, museums, markets, and much more. Making it the perfect place to stay if you want to enjoy Cape Town’s indoor and outdoor activities.


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