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Southern Suburbs

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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cape town
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56 reviews 56 reviews
20 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

My favourite areas in the south is Newlands and Rondebosch. I love the old buildings and giant trees. Being only 7km from the CBD, Rondebosch gives off a relaxing vibe yet is close to the city. Known for UCT and fantastic schools. Property very expensive and sought after.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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87 reviews 87 reviews
66 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

the southern suburbs are originally little villages along the main road from cape town to muizenburg, by the false bay. it's an exciting road to drive in a slow pace. each suburb is different and each main road has something new to offer a visitor. if you are on a bicycle is a delight to ride this way to false... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Best place to live in Cape town. easy to get to the main places! beautiful and lovely place! Love the houses and the parks.

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Cape Town
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221 reviews 221 reviews
149 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

i have lived in the Southern Suburbs for just over ten years and simply love it. Firstly, the weather is the best as there is the least amount of wind in Cape Town and if you live in Cape Town you would know how important this is. The suburbs is less than 10 minutes from Cape Town central. We are... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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49 reviews 49 reviews
30 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

I have lived in the southern Suburbs for over 10 years now and have always loved it. There is so much to see and all the main shops are near as well as a lovely beach. Also some very nice wine estates and golf courses.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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64 reviews 64 reviews
33 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

Going to the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town, can be a whole day affair, there is so much to choose from! Sandy Beaches, Nature Reserves, Wine Farms, Stadiums (sport) harbours, 2 oceans, penguins, boat rides, Naval stations and the list goes on! You need at least a weekend to see just a fraction of the "things to do" of Cape... More 

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Penzance, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
30 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

I was brought up and went to school in the southern suburbs. Close to the sea on Indian and Atlantic sides, daily view of mountains, great bus and train connections and very friendly people

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

The Souther Suburbs have many wonderful features such as Groote Schuur medical centers, Rhodes Memorial, UCT, Kirstenbosch, Athlone stadium and Kalkbay harbour. There are many schools, restaurants and bars to visit and enjoy.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Central and quiet, constantia is home to the oldest vineyards in southern hemisphere. They are truly are awesome to visit and the wine is great.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

It is simply one of the most beautiful suberbs around, although slightly pricier than the rest, the properties are immaculate and stunning, as well as all the shops and restaurants.

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