Our guesthouse has its own water supply and we are therefore not dependent on the municipal water supply.

Update July 8 ,2019: The dams are in much better condition than last year. We are about 60% full versus 45% last July. In Cape Town, restrictions on the use of water remain in force but have been brought back to level 3, which means that 105 liters per person per day may be used without incurring additional costs. 'There has always been plenty of drinking water everywhere and you can simply shower everywhere. We have our own water supply and therefore no water restrictions!

Cape Town had a water crisis due to a serious water shortage. South Africa and in particular the Western Cape, was experiencing the worst drought in more than 100 years. What are the consequences and what does that mean for my stay in South Africa?

You probable already knew this but it is official now. Cape Town ranks as Lonely Planet's 2nd best city worldwide! Lonely Planet revealed the best of the best in travel in their newly published guide, Best in Travel 2017, which features picks from around the world in the categories for top countries, top regions, top cities and places offering the best value for money.