Summer, with its radiant sun and calming warmth, is a time for exploration and activity-filled days. Many of us can’t wait for the season to arrive and get started with the things we’ve wanted to do all year round; going hiking, getting the perfect tan, or simply going to the beach and enjoying the sounds of waves crashing. Green Point has a lot to offer, to make this summer a memorable one; with an array of places to visit to have the perfect summer’s day.
Here are our top picks of things to do:
For morning relaxation: The Green Point Common
After you’ve had a delicious homemade breakfast, you can start off your fun-filled summer’s day by taking a walk through the Green Point park. There’s nothing better than a brisk walk to get the heart rate up with whilst soaking in the magnificent sun.
Address: 1 Fritz Sonnenberg Rd, Green Point, Cape Town, 8051
Contact: 021 444 4258
For a post-walk pamper: Sugar Hotel
A relaxed you is a happy you, and it’s important to make time to pamper yourself. The constant hustle-and-bustle, scheduling and meetings do take their toll. A great way to unwind and start the day is to get a relaxing massage at the Sugar Hotel. If you have the entertainer app, you can enjoy some 2-for-1 treatments too!
Address: 1 Main Rd, Green Point, Cape Town, 8005
Contact: 021 430 3780
For afternoon fun: Jason Bakery
Have a late lunch or sweet treat at this Cape Town favourite. Jason Bakery prides itself on using the best quality ingredients for their baked goods – and they don’t disappoint. If you go on a Saturday, look out for their legendary ‘Doughssants’!
Address: 83 Main Road, Green Point, Cape Town, WC 8005
Contact: 021 433 0538
For retail therapy: Cape Quarter Lifestyle Village
Green Point will leave you enchanted with its diverse activities. At the Cape Quarter you can get a taste of the variety the community has to offer, with its mouth watering food market. Here you can get all your fresh ingredients required for the week.
Address: 27 Somerset Rd, Green Point, Cape Town, 8005
Contact: 021 421 1111
For a sunset swim: Sky Bar
A refreshing swim is a perfect way of ending the evening’s adventures. At Sky Bar you can have a delicious cocktail and a relaxing dip, while enjoy Cape Town’s breath-taking sunset.
Address: 49 Napier St, Cape Town, 8001
Contact: 021 421 1106
Wrapping up a hot summer’s day: El Burro
Your perfect summer’s day wouldn’t be complete without a delicious dinner with friends and family. El Burro Green Point has a tantalizing menu to satisfy your tastes. There isn’t a better way to end off a day than sharing a meal with good company.
Address: 81 Main Rd, Green Point, Cape Town, 8005
Contact: 021 433 2364
You don’t need to take a trip to an exotic country to make unforgettable memories this season. Make sure you pop into at least one of these places to get your summer started.