Monthly Archives: February 2016



2016 Cape Town Cycle Tour: 6 March

Several of our regulars at An African Villa are riding again this year. Welcome back guys! Cape Town – The world’s largest individually-timed cycle race is happening on Sunday 6 March and this year it won’t be the shortened version but the whole 109km – the 2015 race was shortened due to raging fires at the time.

For all guests of An African Villa who are departing our shores on Sunday the 6th of March, BE WARNED, THERE ARE EXTENSIVE ROAD CLOSURES ON THE AIRPORT ROUTE TO ACCOMMODATE THE THROUSANDS OF CYCLISTS WHO WILL BE RIDING THIS YEAR. BEst to make use of the alternative N1/M5/M3 route option and leave at least an hour early!

The Tea Princess

From: March 5, 2016 at 1:30pm
To: 6:30pm







The Tea Princess Presents: South Africa`s First Annual High Tea Festival Series 2016

The most anticipated, exclusive event of the year has arrived. South Africa`s first Annual High Tea Festival Series 2016, is proudly brought to you by the specialists in High Tea in South Africa, The Tea Princess. An event like this has never been held in South Africa before, this festival will highlight and showcase teas of the world, tea sets, products, food, clothing, jewellery and everything opulent associated with a High Tea.
Where better to kick off and host The Tea Princess first Annual High Tea Festival Series 2016 than the world famous and breath takingly beautiful  Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens in Cape Town. Ladies and Gentleman, guests and friends of An African Villa, its time to dress up to the teas and feel like a Lord and Lady if just for an afternoon.


Kirstenbosch Craft and Food Market

Kirstenbosch Craft and Food Market

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28 to 29 February 








The Kirstenbosch Craft and Food Market celebrates it’s 25th year and invites guests to shop in boutique stalls for clothing, jewellery, pottery, and wood carvings. While you shop, you can listen to University of Cape Town’s musicians or enjoy a picnic on the lawns to end the day. Children are welcome.

Venue: Stone Cottages, cnr of Kirstenbosch Dr and Rhodes Av, Newlands, Cape Town
Time: 9am
Cost: Free

Tel: 021 554 6270
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