Located in Bantry Bay between the vibrant city and the Atlantic Ocean, the President Hotel welcomes you to Cape Town and all its breathtaking sights, thrilling activities, and inspiring experiences. Sophisticated luxury and personal service come standard, while local style, authentic artwork, and innovative design set us apart as the most-loved destination hotel in the Mother City where nature, adventure, culture, and excitement are never more than a few moments away.
Whether you want to spend a day exploring our iconic mountain, laze on a Blue Flag beach, discover your new favorite local dish or immerse yourself in our unique melting pot of cultures and authentic adventures – you’ll find it all right here in Cape Town. Exploring Cape Town has never been this easy – let us take you on this journey! Step outside and discover a world of wonder right on our doorstep. Just a short stroll down the road from the hotel will take you to The Atlantic Ocean where Queen’s Beach and Saunders’ Rock Beach lead onto Sea Point Promenade and the Sea Point Pool. Continue along the Promenade to the famous V&A Waterfront, while looking out for whales, dolphins, and seals along the way. Do you like to hike, trail run, or explore on foot? The entrance to Lion’s Head is directly behind us on Signal Hill Road or follow the signs to one of the New 7 Wonders of the World, Table Mountain.
Hop-On Hop-Off Red City Sightseeing Bus
The best way to see Cape Town.
Distance from hotel: 20m
Sea Point Promenade
11km walkway running from Bantry Bay to Mouille Point.
Distance from hotel: 50m
Sea Point Pool
Olympic-sized seawater pool on the ocean’s edge.
Distance from hotel: 700m
Table Mountain Aerial Cableway
One of the New 7 Wonders of Nature. Enjoy 360° views as you glide
to the top of iconic Table Mountain.
Distance from hotel: 7km
A stylish shopping and entertainment destination.
Distance from hotel: 7km.
A complimentary shuttle is available at the front entrance on a first-come
first-serve basis (in season only).
Amongst the best in the world, right on your doorstep! Complimentary shuttle available at the front entrance on a first come first serve basis (during December only).
Saunders’ Rock Beach
Distance from hotel: 100m
Distance from hotel: 350m
Clifton 1st Beach
Distance from hotel: 2km
Distance from hotel: 5km
Simon’s Town and Boulders Beach
Distance from hotel: 40km
Parks, Gardens & Nature Reserves
Stroll, picnic, and play in these lush green oases.
Green Point Urban Park
Distance from hotel: 3.5km
Company’s Garden Park and Heritage Site
Distance from hotel: 8km
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Distance from hotel: 17km
Silvermine Nature Reserve
Distance from hotel: 35km
Savor some of South Africa’s finest wines from our Presidential Wine Experience Menu. Or discover and explore the local wine farms and estates to enjoy the fruit of the vine from the source.
The Constantia Wine Route
Distance from hotel: 20km
Durbanville Wine Valley
Distance from hotel: 30km
Distance from hotel: 55km
Browse, sample, and shop at these lively markets.
MOJO Market – Sea Point.
Distance from hotel: 800m (Monday to Sunday)
Greenmarket Square – CBD.
Distance from hotel: 4.6km (Monday to Sunday)
Oranjezicht City Farm Market – V&A Waterfront.
Distance from hotel: 5km (Saturday and Sunday)
The Old Biscuit Mill Market – Woodstock.
Distance from hotel: 9km (Saturday and Sunday)
The Bay Harbour Market – Hout Bay.
Distance from hotel: 19km (Friday to Sunday)
ROOT44 Market – Stellenbosch.
Distance from hotel: 50km (Saturday and Sunday)
Frolic with playful seals in the waves.
Kayaks and Stand Up Paddling (SUP)
Paddle along the beautiful Atlantic Seaboard and beyond.
Deep-Sea Fishing Charters
Catch the big one on a chartered fishing expedition.
Explore underwater shipwrecks and sea life in Sea Point.
Learn to kite surf like a pro.
Get up close to great white sharks and other fascinating marine life.
Yacht Cruises (private or shared)
Daily sailing tours along the beautiful Cape Coastline.
Whale Watching (June – November)
Visit The Point (first floor) and use the telescope for Whale Spotting. Don’t forget to ring the bell when you spot these magnificent creatures.