• An early morning swim at Muizenberg Beach or St James Beach on the False Bay coast. 
  • Check out the vintage shops art galleries on Kalk Bay main road.
  • Do a spot of photography at Kalk Bay’s colourful working harbour.  
  • Go for a coastal drive past Fish Hoek and Simon’s Town to Boulders Beach for a spot of penguin and an idyllic swim amongst the gargantuan outcrops.  
  • Go for a meandering drive past Noordhoek beach via Chapman’s Peak - for majestic jaw-dropping bay and mountain views.
  • Go for scenic drive past the pristine sands of Llandudno, Camps Bay and the Twelve Apostles Mountain Range to Lion’s Head for a not-too-strenuous hike to its peak- at sunset. 
  • Go for a morning drive from Cape Town through the magnificent Cape Winelands to the historic and recently revamped grounds of Babylonstoren. 
  • A drive up the magnificent Helshoogte mountain pass.
  • Enjoy a spa treatment at the Delaire Graff Spa. 
  • Delaire Graff Estate for World-class architecture. Landscaping, food, wine and setting. 
  • A leisurely breakfast at laid back Kalk Bay institution, Olympia Cafe and Deli. 
  • Go to Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens for a picnic lunch. 
  • The Grand Cafe and Beach for a few drinks in a chic private beach setting.
  • Brunch/Lunch at Babel restaurant at Babylonstoren. 
  • Exploration of the Franschoek wine region with stopovers at Le Petite Ferme, La Motte, Haute Cabriere or La Quartier Francais.
  • Go to Tokara Winery; their deli restaurant has amazing views of the rolling vineyards below.
  • Dinner at Delaire’s restaurant.  The setting, the food, the service, the atmosphere is all world class. 


  • Retire for the night in my villa at Delaire’s The Lodge. Plush, private and my own plunge pool!