Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Cape Town

White Shark Projects
White Shark Projects offers the kind of up-close-and-personal dives that would have most of us wetting our trunks; once-in-a lifetime opportunities to see this misunderstood creatures in their stunning habitat.
Tintswalo Atlantic
Those who like to live life on the edge can do so quite literally at Tintswalo Atlantic, which is perched on the edge of the ocean in the most beautiful bay
The Twelve Apostles
There's a touch of old-school luxury at this spa resort.
The Silo
The Silo offers luxe accommodations on Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront, as well as an on-site spa and numerous dining options, including the chic Silo Rooftop.
The Roundhouse & Rumbullion
Save the best for last at The Roundhouse & Rumbullion, where desserts are decadent enough to make even the most die-hard dieter stray from their calorie-counting.
Rust en Vrede
If you an get over its air of pretentiousness and the snooty lady on the end of the reservations line, Rust en Vrede is a must. We hate to say it, but with food this fabulous its arrogance is well-placed.
Royal Cape Yacht Club
The Royal Cape Yacht Club is home to the country's America's Cup Team and a playground of the rich, famous and downright fabulous. Worth a visit just to gawk at the glorious yachts on display.
Queen Victoria Hotel
The glamorous Queen Victoria Hotel on Cape Town’s Waterfront is home to exceptional restaurants, and rooms fit for the Queen herself.
Pearl Valley Golf
As one of South Africa's most prestigious golf courses, Pearl Valley is the place to tee off in style.
One&Only Spa
You can bet your bottom Rand that a spa with One&Only in the name is going to be good - and this outpost exceeds expectations.
One&Only Cape Town
The One&Only Cape Town is an expansive, fabulously OTT development with the type of flamboyance expected of a resort in Dubai. WAGs and wannabes lap it up.
Nobu
Le Quartier Francais
Tasting menus rely on mindblowing flavours to satisfy diners, and fortunately the tasting menu at Le Quartier doesn't disappoint.
La Residence
Picture-postcard views, inspiring interiors and service so sharp you could cut with it; La Residence doesn't miss a trick.
La Colombe
This acclaimed restaurant is a must-visit for any foodie, with the menu brimming with must-eat marvels.
Jiva Grande Spa
Jiva Grande Spa Great is famed for bringing Ayurvedic treatments to the Cape, providing a calm, traquil space within the hustle and bustle of the city.
Icon Villas
If you're after something a little more personal and intimate then the beautiful properties in the Icon Villas collection will not disappoint...
Huey Helicopter Co.
Back in 'Nam, they flew in Huey helicopters, and now you can too with this innovative helicopter company.
Grande Provence – Owner’s Cottage
Rural, rustic and ridiculously romantic, this picturesque estate ticks every box.
Grande Provence
Consistently listed among South Africa's top ten restaurants, Grand Provence - The Restaurant really is to-dine-for.
Ellerman House
Become the lord of your very own manor here at Ellerman House, where a super-efficient staff is always on-hand to cater to your every whim.
Dock House
Those who like the personal touch will feel right at home here, with beautiful interiors and a location beside the Waterfront.
Delaire Graff Lodges and Spa
Amongst the most extraordinary places to stay in the Cape winelands, Delaire Graff enjoys one of the most scintillating settings you'll ever set eyes on.
Daddy Cool Bar
Don't worry, there's definitely an element of irony in the OTT bling décor. Enjoy Daddy Cool Bar for what it is and soak up its ridiculousness.
Cluver Forest Amphitheatre
With just a handful of performances each summer, the Paul Cluver Forest Amphitheatre ranks not only as the most beautiful and intimate concert venue in South Africa, but also the most exclusive. 
Cape Grace
With theatrical interiors and razor-sharp service, the only thing you'll be moaning about at this hotel is leaving.
Baia
Camera-wielding tourists may flock here in their droves but spectacular seafood makes the crowds - and the occasional wait - more than worth it.
Azure
South African fare is the order of the day here at Azure, all served against jaw-dropping views.

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