8 Day Solar Return & Wine Discovery in Cape Town Itinerary
RETREAT DATES: February 1-8, 2023
WELLNESS DIMENSION EXPLORED: Social Wellness
Day 1: Welcome to Cape Town, South Africa!
After you arrive to Cape Town International Airport (CPT), you will picked up via private shuttle and driven to your new home in Green Point. From there, you will check-in to your accommodations at one of our breath taking villas, and soak in all of the beauty that Cape Town has to offer.
We will have a welcome dinner that evening to give a chance for everyone on the retreat to meet each other.
Day 2: Hop on/Hop Off Bus Tour & Seven Sisters Vineyards
Chances are, you might still be getting adjusted on your second day in Cape Town. That's why today starts with a classic Hop On/Hop Off Bus tour to get an introduction to Cape Town.
Later, we will head to the Seven Sisters Winery for a taste of exquisite South African wine.
Day 3: Cultural Tour of Cape Town including Langa Township & Bo-Kaap
South Africa has a rich and complex history. Today we will explore that history in tours to the Langa Township and Bo-Kaap neighborhoods.
You will experience Cape Town history and culture as well as dine and eat with the locals.
Day 4: Lions Head Sunrise Hike & M’Hudi Wines
On Day 4, we will rise early to do a sunrise hike on the Lion's Head Mountain in Cape Town. This hike starts in the dark, but by the time you reach the summit, the views are well worth the journey.
Later in the day, you will visit the M'Hudi Winery for an authentic African Wine experience in Stellenbosch.
Seal Island, Cape Point & Cape of Good Hope, Penguins at Boulders beach
Stellenbosch Wine Tour & Kirstenbosch botanical garden
Today is all about nature and wine! We'll wake up early to see seals and penguins in their natural habitats on Seal Island and Boulders Beach.
You'll also get to spend some time at Cape Point and Cape of Good Hope on the Southern tip of Africa.
From there, we'll discover more wines at a wine tasting in Stellenbosch before heading to the other worldly gardens of Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.
Day 6: Day Safari from Cape Town & Babylonstoren wine tasting
If you were looking for an opportunity to see the infamous "Big 5" of Africa, here's your chance! We'll head out early to drive to a safari on the Aquila Game Reserve.
After the adrenaline comes down from our safari trip, you'll wind down in Franschhoek at Babylonstoren to end the day on a relaxing note.
Day 7: Robben Island, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Green Market Square
You'll start Day 7 with a trip to Robben Island, the famous location for the incarceration of Nelson Mandela.
We'll ease into the rest of the day with exploring at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and the Green Market.
Day 8: Beach and Relaxation
How about taking an entire day to do whatever it is that you want? That's what today is all about! Sun bathe on the Camps Bay Beach, visit the top of Table Mountain in a cable car, go shopping, book an excursion...the world is your oyster!
We will end the evening with a farewell dinner.
Our retreat price includes:
*Activities & Excursions
*2 meals per day or meal stipend
* Champagne/mimosas included with breakfast
*Shuttle transportation from Airport