This week’s spotlight is on some of Cape Town’s coolest and classiest social distancing experiences to try with your loved ones. All of them following strict COVID protocols to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. So gather the friends, family or your loved one for unique attractions happening this weekend.
Constantia Fresh huddles a collection of Constantia regions top food & wine players into one festive basket.
Guests are in for a sensory feast, featuring a diverse range of food and wine, and offers a sumptuous day out for the whole family in Constantia’s backyard.
The Fine Wine Dinners replaces Constantia Fresh’s ever-popular annual garden party. This year guests can enjoy moments at stunning restaurants – such as Beyond Restaurant at Buitenverwachting, Greenhouse Restaurant at The Cellars-Hohenort, Foxcroft Restaurant at Constantia, Tryn Restaurant at Steenberg and The Skotnes Restaurant at Norval Foundation.
Indulge in a 4-course dinner plus canapés, paired with fine regional wines from Constantia’s best producers, staying to true the roots of Constantia Fresh and adding the best of region’s fine cuisine and wines to the mix.
Coffee and gratuity are included in the ticket. For more details about each venue please visit their Facebook page @ConstantiaFresh
Cost: R1400pp. Email or call to secure your space
Where: Various venues
When: 9 April | 6.30pm to 9.30pm/ 10.30pm
Cape Town Korean Martial Arts, founded in 2002, offers traditional Korean Martial Arts of Tang Soo Do & Haidong Gumdo that are taught in a modern way using traditional techniques, values and principles that are well suited for modern life challenges.
These adult and kids martial arts classes in Cape Town are taught in a warm family‐friendly and inclusive environment where all genders, cultures and ages can come together to practice.
Although the team believes in rigorous physical and mental training to which Korean martial arts are well known for, they also prioritise having fun. That includes setting up sessions based on the principles and values of Korean martial arts – thinking and acting in the world to help guide students in all areas of their lives.
The martial arts centre runs 3 specialised classes – Kids martial arts, Adult martial Arts, and Korean Sword classes.
Address: 174 Carr Hill Road, Wynberg
As the ultimate Franschhoek wine valley destination for all things food and drink, Boschendal has upped the ante and unveiled their drive-in cinema with a line-up of movies every Saturday. A selection of their farm treats are also available to snack on.
Screenings take place on The Werf Helicopter Pad. Guests can sit back, relax and enjoy the latest live-action versions of Disney classics while snacking on a selection of farm treats from the various market-style food stalls on offer. Popcorn, slush puppies, Angus Beef burgers, wine, gin cocktails, and other Farm Shop treats are available on movie nights.
No cash payments are accepted – card facilities, Zapper and Snapscan are available.
Cost: R250 per vehicle – max 4 people | R100 per additional person
When: Every Saturday. Gates open at 6pm, Movie begins at 8.25pm
Where: Boschendal Estate, Pniel St, Groot, Franschhoek
Surfshack’s Learn to Stand Up Paddle (SUP) takes place in the calm waters of Simon’s Town Quays which is ideal for beginners to find their feet and practise their technique in the protected basin. The bay is a visual delight with an ever-changing vista of seals and penguins at play, yachts gliding by and the Navy practising their manoeuvres. On a good day, the kelp forests come alive with colourful sea creatures.
The coastline is filled with interesting beaches and perfect for the more adventurous or experienced paddlers to explore.
The Surfshack Experience is not just about learning to Surf, Stand Up Paddle Board or Giving Back, it’s about sharing a healthier more playful way of life. The health benefits of engaging in surfing and stand up paddling are significant, an excellent cardiovascular fitness workout. We all know that saltwater heals and the colour blue calms but did you know that negative ions created by wave action can rejuvenate and re-energize your body thereby counterbalancing the negative effects of positive ions, created by modern-day to day living, pollution, electronic devices and air conditioners.
Cost: Individual 1hr session – R400pp | 1hr Session with 2 – R350pp | 1hr Session with 3 or more – R300pp
When: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
Where: Shop WC8, St Georges Street, Simon’s Town
Catch up with friends or family at Sea Point’s vibey, laid-back and colourful Mojo Market. Their Friday evenings promise fun for all with local eats, drink, fashion and other crafts. And to top it all off, the ocean is just around the corner.
The Mojo Market hosts an assortment of attractions for all party-goers in a safe COVID-friendly space. The Tap’d bar with a mix of craft and international beer favourites are perfect for the blokes, while wine fanatics can enjoy a glass of the best of South African wine at the Wine Bar. The Gin Bar is also featuring at the event for those who want a taste in between the two.
Guests can break it down on the floor or just chill to the live music from the Mojo Stage. For those wanting to fill their appetites, share in the delights made by 33 foodie vendors.
When: Monday to Sunday, 11am to pm
Where: Mojo Market, 30 Regent Rd, Sea Point