It is no wonder that Cape Town is voted every year as one of the world’s most beautiful cities, also known as “The Fairest Cape in all the World”. The Western Cape lies on the southern tip of Africa and is home to the much loved Cape Town. This province is one of South Africa’s most stunning tourist attractions.
Cape Town has it all, a mix of vibrancy, incredible history and culture, and the most spectacular beauty. Whether you are strolling through the magnificent botanical gardens of Kirstenbosch, taking a cable car to the top of Table Mountain, visiting the famous Robben Island (home at one time to former president Nelson Mandela), shopping up a storm at the V&A Waterfront with its many world-class restaurant, we have a sightseeing tour for you to do every day.
From the time you arrive in Cape Town, before, during and after your IVF treatment, at your request we will arrange tours and safaris for you so that you can experience first-hand this beautiful country we are proud to call home and create new lifetime memories.
- Table Mountain Aerial Cableway
- Two Oceans Aquarium
- City Sightseeing Open Top Bus
- Cape Town City Tour
- Cape Point Tour
- Winelands Tour
- Whale Watching (Hermanus)
- Shark Cage Diving
- Groot Constantia museum/wine estate
- The Cape Wheel – V&A Waterfront giant observation wheel
There are plenty of things to do and places to stay in South Africa before and after you check in to the accommodation that you will need to stay at for the 12 days during your IVF process, so please let us know if you are going to come earlier to do your touring (before the IVF process begins) or if you are going to take a much deserved break after the procedure to enjoy some peace and tranquility. Either way you are in for some of the best sightseeing places in South Africa and will go back to your home country with beautiful memories.
Below is one of the most popular packages that encompasses a taste of Cape Town by the sea and then venturing out into one of our well known reserves just a few hours’ drive away from Cape Town. They can also be booked separately for longer periods to enjoy more quality time at each.
Cape Town/Clanwilliam 6 night holiday
5* The Twelve Apostles & 5* Bushmans Kloof Wine and Dine Combo
This is a self-drive holiday comprising 4 nights at the 5* The Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa in Cape Town and 2 nights at the 5* Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve and Wellness Retreat in Clanwilliam, about 2-3 hours from Cape Town.
Both establishments have access to hydrotherapy pools/aroma sauna and internet access. Scheduled transfers to/from Camps Bay and the V&A Waterfront are available. Bushmans Kloof activities include nature drives, guided rock art excursions, botanical walks, canoeing, archery, fly fishing, hiking and birding.
The Twelve Apostles has the magnificent Table Mountain and Twelve Apostles mountain range as a back drop. This luxurious hotel blends with the natural beauty of its surrounds and serves to gently restore harmony to mind, body and soul. It is situated on one of Cape Town’s famous coastlines and is the natural choice for travelers.
This hotel offers a garden and rock pool, mountain picnic trails, two restaurants, live entertainment, a 16 seater cinema and South African inspired cuisine. It has an award winning Spa, a haven of absolute tranquility in an underground cavern. It enjoys superb sea views by overlooking the ocean and surrounding fynbos. It is 30km from the Cape Town International Airport.
Travelling by car, Bushmans Kloof is nestled at the base of the Cederberg Mountains, around 325km from the Twelve Apostles Hotel. It is surrounded by a wilderness of beautiful wide open planes, deep ravines, ancient sandstone and mystical rock formations with clear waterfalls. This amazing haven is the ideal wilderness getaway to escape, restore and relax. The Spa is a sanctuary to wellness, well-being and holistic healing. The unique products used are made from the indigenous rooibos, flowers and plants.
The warm caring service, delicious organic cuisine, superb accommodation have repeatedly won Bushmans Kloof international recognition and awards. This is the nothing and succumb to the peace, quiet and tranquility of nature.
One & Only Cape Town
The One & Only hotel in Cape Town is one of the finest resorts in South Africa. It is situated at the vibrant Victoria & Alfred Waterfront with Table Mountain as its backdrop and is just 22km from the Cape Town International Airport.
This urban chic resort offers an extraordinary level of luxury and style to one of the world’s most fascinating cities and is sure to delight your senses. It is an Award Winning Resort – Travel & Leisure rated the One & Only Cape Town’s “Number One City Hotel and Resort in South Africa and the Middle East“
This hotel serves as a central gateway to experiencing Cape Town’s exciting nightlife and entertainment, and also to experience the unique adventures in the Western Cape such as tours to Robben Island, wildlife safaris, wine country excursions and much more.
The One & Only resort offers air-conditioned rooms and suites. The Marina Rise rooms and suites have glass doors that lead onto private balconies with magnificent mountain and harbor views. On their own exclusive island, the Island rooms and suites are on the water’s edge, surrounded by the pool area. All rooms include satellite television, DVD/CD player, hairdryer, mini bar, Nespresso machine, safe and complimentary Wi-Fi access.
The One & Only Spa Cape Town is an oasis of tranquility – a perfect escape for pampered rejuvenation. Unwind, Restore and Elevate are the 3 cornerstone pillars of this spa from which their spa therapies and treatments are created. They received the World Spa & Wellness Award as the 2014 Hotel Spa of the Year in Africa.
Radisson Blu Waterfront
Overlooking a private marina, the Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront in Cape Town is just 21 km from the Cape Town International airport. It provides tranquil views and easy proximity to Cape Town’s main tourist attractions, including Table Mountain, Robben Island, and is within walking distance of the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront along the Atlantic Ocean.
Many of the rooms overlook the ocean and the décor is therefore inspired with nautical themes of crisp whites and rich blues with warm shades of brown. Each room is equipped with free high-speed broadband wireless internet, direct dial telephone, satellite television, mini bar, tea/coffee making facilities, a free newspaper, a Nespresso machine and robe and slippers. Some of the rooms have private balconies overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Non-smoking rooms are available on request.
The restaurants at the Radisson Blu include Cape Town specialities and international classics, all offering ocean views. The highly rated Tobago’s Restaurant provides award winning local and international dishes paired with South African wines, enjoy dining al fresco in the summer months. Tobago’s Bar and Terrace offers you drinks beside the pool whilst gazing at the Atlantic Ocean.
This Cape Town hotel houses The Amani Spa which offers massages, facials and personal treatments, an oxygenating vitality pool and a fitness center. There is also an outside heated rim flow swimming pool offering ocean views to swimmers and sunbathers.
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve is the Western Cape’s premier wildlife destination and is a three hour drive from Cape Town. Fertility Travel will arrange a hire car for you to drive there at your leisure, or book a transfer with Sanbona from your accommodation establishment.
This reserve is situated at the foot of the Warmwaterberg Mountain Range in the heart of South Africa’s Little Karoo, along Route 62. Sanbona pays tribute to the San people who made this their home for centuries. It boasts 54 000 hectares of Cape Fold Mountains, wide open Karoo plains, indigenous flora and fauna, and the most incredible sightings of San rock art, some dating back to more than 3 500 years ago. Sanbona has an alluring atmosphere of stillness, an air of isolation amidst the raw beauty and endless plains that make it unique.
It is one of South Africa’s largest privately owned wildlife reserves and the first authentic free roaming “Big 5” wildlife reserves in the Western Cape. It has free roaming and self-sustaining White Lions and is home to the critically endangered Riverine Rabbit. It is also home to the Dwarf Blue butterfly, the second smallest butterfly in the world. There are over 200 identified bird species, including important raptor nesting sites like the Verraux’s (Black) Eagle. The Bellair Lake provides a wetland for thousands of water birds and cruises can be enjoyed with a qualified guide and skipper.
Guest activities include game drives, guided nature walks, relaxation retreats, star-gazing and story-telling, visits to the rock art sites and looking at rock formation sites (from the Devonian era).
Luxury accommodation is available in various lodges at the Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, all of which are graded 5 star establishments. Each one is unique with its own essence and is designed in harmony with their surroundings. Fertility Travel recommends the following lodges:
Tranquility amidst a secluded oasis
Tilney Manor consists of 3 separate units with 6 large open plan suites, each opening onto private verandas overlooking breath-taking views of beautiful mountains and plains. The lush oasis of Tilney Manor is surrounded by landscaped indigenous gardens. Here you can enjoy authentic Karoo cuisine.
All suites sleep a maximum of 2 adults per suite and have King and Twin bedded suites. Each suite features air conditioning, international dial telephone, tea/coffee making facilities, his and hers outdoor showers, en-suite bathroom with shower and twin basins, private mini bar, electronic safe, fireplace and private veranda.
The Tilney Manor lodge has a rim flow swimming pool, Relaxation Retreat with steam room and sauna, lounge with fire place and television with satellite channels, in and outdoor dining facilities, Wi-Fi internet access.
Dwyka Tented Lodge
Concealed by striking rock formations, Dwyka Tented Lodge reveals an atmosphere of seclusion. It has nine luxury tents, with private decks and plunge pools set in a horseshoe bend in a dry Karoo ravine. The Dwyka Tented Lodge stands proud on the beautifully weathered landscape reflecting the nomadic lifestyle of the Khoisan hunter gatherers who once roamed this land.
All luxury tents can sleep a maximum of 2 adults per tent and have King and Twin bedded tents. Each tent features comfort cooling/heating, en-suite bathroom with shower and twin basins, outdoor shower, private deck with plunge pool, private mini bar, tea/coffee making facilities, international dial telephone, under floor heating and electronic safe.
The Dwyka Tented Lodge has an open-air-dining boma, lounge with fire place and television with satellite channels, gift boutique, Relaxation Retreat with 2 therapy rooms and Wi-Fi internet access.