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Welcome to Cape Town, South Africa
You will be met on arrival at Cape Town International Airport by our representative. You will be greeted as soon as you step out of the aircraft. Should the aircraft not connect to an aero-bridge, you will be brought to the terminal in a bus and the representative will wait for you at the terminal entrance. The representative with a placard bearing your name will hand over your travel documents to you. Assistance will be provided for immigration formalities, customs clearance and baggage collection. You will then be transferred to V&A Waterfront Hotel.
This retreat is located between the Table Mountain and the Robben Island in the center of excitement in Cape Town’s harbor. V&A Waterfront has become one of the highly visited destinations in South Africa. For the past twenty five years, this harbor has been undergoing changes. The land has been redeveloped and buildings have been restored around the Alfred and the Victorian Basins. The Waterfront is near to most entertainment and shopping centers.
Besides bars, restaurants and shopping centers, the culture is alive and wll. The Clock Tower landmark is a must-see stop. This was the first Office of the Port Captain and it was built over one hundred and thirty years ago. It is a well preserved historical building. The ferries are operated from the Nelson Mandela Gateway to Robben Island. As you walk the boardwalk, you will be able to see Cape Fur seals playing in the harbor.
V&A stands for Victoria & Alfred, the name given to this Waterfront. You will get a spectacular view of the Table Mountain from this place. The Waterfront has a colonial ambience and is named after Queen Victoria and her son Alfred who visited Cape Town in 1870. The Waterfront Hotel where you will overnight has three floors and ninety four rooms. You will see the Piazza or the Alfred Basin from every floor. Some rooms offer a lounge area. All rooms have king-sized beds, private bar, air-conditioning and pay-and-view cable and Wi-Fi connectivity. You have a gym, spa facilities, swimming pool and concierge services.