With many more summer sunsets to enjoy in 2020, we’ve put together a list of ways which you can take advantage of them. Whether you are looking for an adventure on a Harley or in a vintage sidecar, or you are looking to relax with sundowners or yoga, we’ve got you covered!
The Om Revolution offers yoga whenever, wherever and however you wish! This summer, they are offering outdoor yoga classes, many of which happen at sunset.
On Tuesdays at 6pm, The Om Revolution offers yoga classes at Mouille Point Lighthouse. They are led by Firdose and are underpinned by anatomical knowledge, are creatively sequenced and sprinkled with stories from yoga history and philosophy. Every Wednesday evening at 6pm, Nadia invites you to join her for a yoga class at Century City Oval. Her classes are a space inspired by fun, creativity and unconventionality. On Sunday evenings, The Om Revolution classes take place on Clifton Beach. They are led by Tammy, an instructor who will get you focusing on your breath and connecting with you body.
The Om Revolution also offers morning classes on The Sea Point Promenade and at The Company Gardens.
All of The Om Revolution yoga classes are R50, payable by cash, SnapScan or MyPay. There is no need to book. Just bring along your own mat, towel or sarong.
Classes run until the last week of March 2020.
Sunset Classes: Century City Oval, Clifton Beach, Mouille Point Lighthouse | Also on Sea Point Promenade and at the Company Gardens.
See the Winelands, Cape Town or the Cape Peninsula through your riding goggles and with the wind in your hair. Cape Sidecar Adventures offers you the opportunity to be chauffeured in the sidecar of a vintage World War II motorbike from the 1930s.
Cape Sidecar Adventures puts together 2-hour, half-day, full-day and overland trips and tours. Their 2-hour trips include their West Coast Experience, a trip along the Atlantic Seaboard and Chapman’s Peak Drive as well as a tour of the city and surrounds.
If you would like to customise a tour that suits your tastes, consider their half- or full-day tours. Maybe you would like to be chauffeured to the False Bay side of the Peninsula via Chapman’s Peak Drive, go wine tasting in Constantia or take a trip to Betty’s Bay?
For more information and to book your trip, visit their website.
Where: 1 Dickens Rd, Salt River
The Lookout Hout Bay is situated on the water’s edge in the Hout Bay Harbour. The restaurant boasts breath-taking views of Chapman’s Peak and the Hout Bay coastline – a perfect location for sundowners or dinner. From their wooden deck, you will be able to watch the activity of the working Hout Bay Harbour with its fishing fleets and deep-sea Tuna Charters boats.
Even if you are not at The Lookout Hout Bay for the views or the sunset, their current oyster special is enough of a reason to visit – medium cultivated oysters for R12 each, all day, every day.
Along with their oyster special, they also serve a wide variety of seafood, including fish and chips, tuna steaks, pawns and seafood platters. Their mains also includes burgers, combos pizzas as well as meat and poultry. With you meal, you may choose to have craft beer, wine or celebrate with a bottle of bubbly.
For more information and to book your table, visit their website.
Where: 65 Harbour Rd, Hout Bay
Amakhaya is situated in Hout Bay, surrounded by breathtaking views and on the doorstep of various must-ride routes.
They offer tours of various lengths, including 2-hour, full-day and two-day tours, as well as tours of 5 to 7 days along Route 62 and the Garden Route. Their 2-hour tours include a Signal Hill Tour and their Atlantic Seaboard Tour.
The Atlantic Seaboard Tour gives you the chance to ride your Harley through Hout Bay, Constantia Vineyards, over Old Boyes Drive and Ou Kaapse Weg, into Noordhoek and over Chapman’s Peak Drive. During the signal Hill Tour you will experience Hout Bay, Llandudno, Camps Bay, Kloof Nek, Signal Hill, Kirstenbosch, Constantia Nek and Hout Bay.
If you are looking for 5-star elegance whilst on tour, Amakhaya offers two 5 Star Tours, one along the Garden Route and the other along Route 62. Their 4 Star Tours take place along various routes – more information can be found on their website.
To choose your Harley and book your tour, visit their website.
Where: Shop 3, Village Gate, Main Rd, Hout Bay
Cape Town’s favourite destination restaurant and venue, Grand Africa Café & Beach embrace a free-spirited beach café culture, nestled poignantly on the sea-front shoreline and flaunting her majestic views of the mighty Atlantic and Robben Island.
With iconic style and playful luxury, Grand captures the charm and colloquial effervescence of the bustling city vibe, whilst offering a quaint and relaxing escape – ‘a world away’ in the heart of the Cape Town’s social mile.
Since opening its doors in December 2009, this much-loved Cape Town classic has fast become a true must-do destination restaurant and nightspot for beach-chic dining, lazy sundowners and slow-motion rendezvous.
With a choice of five bars, ocean-view decks, nine private function venue areas and on-beach dining, you’re sure to find the perfect spot to experience the magic of a summer sunset, sipping on wine or cocktails, whilst in the company of good people.
Grand Beach caters for a Grand summer dining experience, casual after-work drinks as well as specialised private events.
Where: 1 Haul Rd, V&A Waterfront, Granger Bay
Up Cycles is a bicycle rental company based in three locations in Cape Town – V&A Waterfront, the Sea Point Promenade and Camps Bay. Rent a bike to see the city, get fit, save petrol and have fun!
Up Cycles rents Dutch-style, single-speed, back-pedal city bicycles, perfect for exploring the Atlantic Seaboard and surrounds as well as Cape Town CBD. If you’re looking to have a quick ride at sunset, they offer hourly rentals. Otherwise, if you’d like to cycle around Cape Town from dawn until dusk, they have full day options available as well.
Their half-day rentals are perfect if you would like to start from their Sea Point Pavilion station and take a gentle ride along the Promenade to the V&A Waterfront, Green Point Park and the CBD. Or you may decide to cycle along the coast and catch a tan at Clifton or Camps Bay, before returning for sundowners.
Besides their adult bikes, Up Cycles also has a selection of kids bikes and baby seats.
Where: 0 Beach Rd, Sea Point | Silo District, V&A Waterfront | 69 Victoria Rd, Camps Bay