The 2010 Soccer World cup may have come and left Green Point, but this suburb remains alive with vibrancy and excitement. Home to the Cape Town Stadium, this trendy suburb is among one of the most popular places to live, visit, and be seen whilst in Cape Town. Being one of the Cape’s most popular places to stay, Green Point has an abundance of self-catering apartments and lodges, all of which allow guests to have the perfect stay whilst visiting the Cape.
Green Point lies between the Waterfront and Signal Hill in Cape Town, and is known for being one of the most gay friendly suburbs in the world. Five minutes will take you to Sea Point, the Waterfront, or to the CBD, and after a short car drive you can find yourselves in Camps Bay or on the slopes of Table Mountain. Hotels in Green Point offer stunning views of Robben Island and the sea, and on clear days you can even catch a glimpse of Table View and ships far on horizon.
Somerset road is the pulse of Green Point as restaurants, cafes, clubs, and bars open their doors to locals and tourists throughout the day. Here, you can find some of the city’s best breakfasts, have a healthy and eco-friendly lunch, and then a fine-dinner supper before hitting the clubs to dance the night away. If you’re lucky you might even get the opportunity to watch a football match live at Cape Town Stadium, or see one of the many international and local acts that visit the stadium every year. If you are not quick enough to get tickets however, settling down at one of Somerset road’s cafes on the Fan Walk will allow you to participate in the festivities and listen in to what’s going on in the stadium.
Green Point is one of Cape Town’s trendiest suburbs and is the place to go to be seen and heard. With numerous events being held throughout the week, it’s the perfect place to network and mingle with the rich and almost famous. Many of the hotels in Green Point play host to these events, and by staying in one can be sure to bump into a few impressive faces at the hotel’s bar. Not only will you have the perfect place to stay but you’ll have the opportunity to meet new people and socialize.
Green Point is one of Cape Town’s most loved suburbs. Not only does it offer locals and tourists beautiful views and great nights out, but during the day one can watch the waves on the beach front, walk in the new and already famous bio-diverse park, play golf on the new 9 hole Metropolitan Golf course, be inspired by the new and impressive soccer stadium, as well as visit the local market and shops. Green Point is the ideal place to get you involved in the social scene and allows visitors the perfect relaxation and opportunity to kick back and enjoy the city.
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