Sea Point / Bantry Bay is situated west of Cape Town’s central business district, wedged between Table Mountain and the Atlantic coast. These residential neighborhoods appeal to expatriates and foreign investors, meaning accommodation in Sea Point / Bantry Bay has strong international appeal. Tourists and business travelers are both likely to be based in this part of Cape Town.
Sea Point supports a dense spread of suburbs, where some of the wealthiest people in Cape Town reside. High-rise apartments and accommodation in Sea Point are well-connected both to the beachfront and the central business district. This is an outstanding place to be based for tourists who prefer to avoid the hectic city center without sacrificing location.
Following the Sea Point waterfront is a seaside promenade that makes for an exceptional place to watch the sun set. Joggers and cyclists on the promenade have a fantastic backdrop of the mountains and the affluent suburbs that line the hillside.
Bantry Bay (once called ‘Botany Bay’) is a suburb in the southern part of the area. It’s backed by Lion’s Head, a dramatic volcanic peak between Signal Hill and Table Mountain. The upmarket atmosphere lends a sophisticated edge to the hotels in Bantry Bay. Chic restaurants and cocktail lounges line the beaches and perch on the hillside overlooking the Atlantic.