I have travelled far and wide and I have yet to find a route that beats Chapman’s Peak in terms of beauty. Algarve has nothing on Cape Town! Chapman’s Peak Drive winds its way between Noordhoek and Hout Bay and is touted as one of the most spectacular marine drives in the world. There are viewpoints en route which are perfect for picnics and sundowners. These appointed rest areas also offer the opportunity to take photographs of the sheer cliffs and breathtaking seascapes.

During whale season, you might be lucky enough see southern right whales in the ocean below.

Keen walkers will enjoy hiking up Chapman’s Peak and through Silvermine Nature Reserve and the Table Mountain National Park. The plant life is spectacular and includes Cape fynbos, wild proteas and indigenous trees.