Bo-Kaap is a vibrant community, set at the bottom of Signal Hill. With it’s colourful houses and cobbled streets, it’s one of Cape Town’s most colurful suburbs. Bo-Kaap has a fascinating history. Many of the residents are descendants of the slaves from Malaysia, Indonesia and elsewhere in Africa who were imported to the Cape of Good Hope by the Dutch during the 16th and 17th centuries.

Next to Bo-Kaap you’ll find De Waterkant. This trendy area has become one of the most sought-after addresses in Cape Town. Many of the old 19th-century homes have been transformed to create a village feel reminiscent of London’s Soho and New York’s Greenwich Village. There are numerous art galleries and restaurants and the area is very popular with the fashionista set from around the globe.