April Cape Town Festivals 2014

Sample the latest delights at the Taste of Cape Town festival starting 3 April 2014.


See the latest trends in interior design, home renovations and new architectural structures with the annual Decorex Cape Town starting on the 25th.


The beautiful month of April ends with the highly anticipated Cape Town International Jazz Festival, a world renowned event that draws in the best international jazz artists for a 48 hour marathon of incredible music starting on the 28th.


On the 25th-27th, you can enjoy games and activities for the whole family at the annual Prince Albert Olive Festival. This event allows you to peruse the arts, crafts, interesting collections and wonderful shops that help make Cape Town unique.


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Mariner Guest House - Cape Peninsula Mobile App.  Find our accommodation on your cell phone.  Holiday accommodation in Simon's Town.

The Cape Peninsula Mobile App offers the user booking options for:
* Accommodation
* Places to Eat
* Activity
* Travel Info and much more to the locals and tourists across the Cape Peninsula.

 Mariner Guesthouse is located in a quiet street on the mountain – within walking distance of local restaurants and beaches. Our 8 spacious and beautifully appointed en-suite bedrooms offer world-class facilities for B&B and self-catering.

Visit any of the attractions closer to Cape Town (only 30 – 45 minutes drive from Mariner Guesthouse) this long weekend:

These include Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens


The Castle of Good Hope

 Boat trip to Robben Island

Shopping at the V&A Waterfront

Cable car trip up Table Mountain

Two Oceans Aquarium


Cape Point Vineyards is uniquely situated in the South Peninsula, a mere 23 km’s from Cape Town,  where the close proximity to the Altantic Ocean provides cool breezes and therefore the ideal terroir for the cultivation of world class Sauvignon Blanc.


The Cape Point Vineyards Restaurant and Picnic Site is located at the vineyard dam; a setting with 360 degree views of mountains, fynbos, vineyards, and glorious sunsets over the atlantic ocean.

Guests are encouraged to linger with a picnic basket on the manicured lawns or may enjoy a contemporary Italian meal in the Cape Point Vineyards Restaurant, prepared by one of Cape Town’s most beloved Chef’s; Clayton Bell.


Join us at Cape Point Vineyards Estate (off Silvermine Rd., Noordhoek) Tuesdays to Sundays for:


Tuesdays to Sundays 10:00 am – 6:00 pm excl. Thursdays (Community Market)

A la Carte Restaurant

Lunch Service:  12:00 pm to 2:30 pm daily excl. Mondays & Thursdays.

Dinner Service:  7:00pm to 9:00 pm daily excl. Mondays, Thursdays & Fridays

Burger Night

Friday’s 5:00 pm – 8:00pm;

Wine Tasting

Open daily: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm excl. Thursday; close at 3:00pm


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Muizenberg Water Slides (15 km from Mariner Guesthouse) is a trio of water slides offers one ‘advanced’ slide, one straight and fast ‘speed’ slide, and one ‘junior’ slide for smaller kids, all on Muizenberg Beach.  We have lifeguards on duty for children’s safety and the water slides suitable for children from age 3 upwards. Solar heated pools!


There is shaded seating with tables available to have a picnic while enjoying the water slides. There is a tuck shop available on the premises to buy refreshments, chips and sweets as well as hotdogs and hot drinks.


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