Hello Weekend. Get Out There!

Stop the winter blues in their tracks with this retail therapy weekend. Welcome the colder season with a few new pieces for your closet and your home at some of Cape Town’s shopping landmarks. You’ll find exotic homeware and handcrafted ceramics made from local artisans, and a market dedicated to the finest craft, design and fashion. Add a bit of luxury with a personal diamond experience and a day of spa pampering to soothe your tired shopper’s feet. We guarantee you’ll return home rested and revitalised – and with some new goodies to show off!

 

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Find the best package deals incl return flights in economy from Jo’burg or Durban (airline levy incl), 2 nights in a hotel and 2 days car rental. Package dates available from Thursday – Monday, with a minimum 2 night stay and a maximum 4 night stay. To book: Call 0861 102 137.

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Big Spender Weekend HIGHLIGHTS

Whether you’re in Cape Town for an ordinary weekday or an extraordinary weekend, here’s a selection of our top experiences to suit all tastes and budgets. You can book directly, or get in touch with us to make it even easier.


Contact the Cape Town Tourism call centre to book your experiences.


Watershed

ALL YEAR ROUND
V&A Waterfront

The Watershed is the most talked about shopping experience in Cape Town. Not just because the open-air street market vibe is so trendy, but because everything you find here is locally made. Enter for free and browse the incredible selection of craft, jewellery, homeware and fashion, much of which is designed and made in Cape Town. Once you’ve had your shopping fill, head upstairs to Wellness at Watershed for a pampering massage or treatment.

Spa Day at the Vineyard Hotel & Spa

ALL YEAR ROUND
Newlands

Shopping can be hard work! Take time for yourself and enjoy a relaxing afternoon at the Angsana Spa at the Vineyard Hotel. A sanctuary set on the slopes of Table Mountain, it’s a feast for the eyes. But you’re here for the body, and the spa offers several treatment packages that fuse calm-inducing techniques from the East and West. End a day of pampering with a stroll through the gardens before indulging in Lady Anne’s Afternoon Tea at the hotel’s garden lounge.

Imiso Ceramics

ALL YEAR ROUND
Woodstock

Imiso Ceramics is an up-market design studio and gallery in Woodstock that offers visitors a free glimpse at hand-crafted clay design. Each piece is made in Cape Town using inspiration from traditional African techniques. Their signature works include striking ornamental vases and statement tableware. From exhibiting in New York City to featuring at the local design galleries, Imiso Ceramics is garnering a serious reputation amongst collectors. This is your chance to scoop up one of their stunning pieces.

Avoova

ALL YEAR ROUND
Bree Street, CBD

No shopping trip in Cape Town is complete without a little luxury. Get the highest end, hand-crafted décor at the Avoova showroom on Bree Street. Their entire collection is free to view, and centres on exotic design using ostrich eggshell. Hundreds of thousands of pieces of shell make up each design piece, which is individually made by skilled craftsman. Whether it’s jewellery, photo frames, furniture or any of their other designs, you know you’re getting something truly special here.

South African Market (SAM)

ALL YEAR ROUND
Bree Street, CBD

There are so many new and up-and-coming designers in Cape Town, they need a hub unto themselves. Enter the South African Market, or SAM as it’s known. A free, market-style showroom of local talent, you’ll find everything from fashion to jewellery, homewares, stationary and more. Housed on Bree Street, SAM couldn’t have a more popular address. Don’t miss their shop tucked away on the floor above the popular La Parada Tapas Bar.

The Diamond Works

ALL YEAR ROUND
Foreshore

Update your winter wardrobe with something sparkly. Pre-book a tour at the Diamond Works and you’ll not only learn about the fascinating world of diamonds, but also get to view a replica of the famous Cullinan diamond. Watch the experts at work - from diamond cutting to jewellery crafting and marvel at the beauty of the tanzanite, a gem said to be rarer than the diamond. Enjoy a glass of bubbles while shopping for gold, platinum, diamonds or tanzanite in their impressive showroom.

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