Combining wine adventures with a holiday breakaway doesn’t mean revisiting areas, especially when it’s flower season in the Namaqua West Coast. Just three hours north of Cape Town lies a region of spectacular beauty and diversity that reaches its peak from August to October.

Part of its charm is undoubtedly that it gets fewer visitors than other regions. Those who come, however, love it for its rocky coastline and hidden bays, unique arid landscapes, many outdoor experiences, and incomparable food and cultural traditions like bokkomsskuinskoek and the rieldans. The carpets of flowers that appear after the rains are a particular highlight

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Article: Clifford Roberts, Visit SA Winelands