Become a Gifting Goddess or a Shopping Santa in Sea Point
Let this be the year that you actually do all your gift shopping before the day of giving, no matter the occasion! It’s easy when you are staying in Sea Point, where a host of luxury Cape Town shops are all lined up, ready for raiding in the name of good planning and gifting.
Where to go gift shopping
These are some of our favourites, mostly located along Regent Road, but there are exciting new stores springing up all the time in this bustling seaside suburb.
The diminutive Mash is proverbial dynamite with oodles of inspiring jewellery, clothing, décor items and artworks crammed together in a tiny package of gifting delights.
Head to Banks Kitchen Boutique at The Point Mall for all the big names in sought-after kitchenware by Smeg, Trudeau, Luigi Bormioli and more.
Inspire a loved one’s fitness ambitions with a gift of exclusive sportswear from Lorna Jane’s exclusive range of sports and gym gear for women who like to work out in colourful style.
Baraka is ablaze with a fabulous variety of locally-produced and upcycled arts, crafts, jewellery, décor and knick-knacks in every colour you can imagine.
Blink puts the ‘lekker’ back into local design with gorgeous displays of clay, wood, metal and cloth must-haves drawn from a pool of talented artists and designers.
Gift House Curios in Three Anchor Bay Rd has been around for 31 years and is the go-to place for tourists wanting to take a piece of Africa home with them. From delicate beadwork to intricately carved and painted ostrich eggs this store has it all, plus the option to order in anything you desire that isn’t in stock.
Row upon row of African-inspired scarves, ceramics, souvenirs, bags, jewellery and cosmetics assault the senses at Myth where you can also grab a mean coffee and authentic Turkish Delight.
Grab a bite
If your appetite hankers for something more substantial take a break at Mischu for the best cappuccino and espresso in Cape Town and fall-apart-fresh croissants, or grab a curry, served tapas style, at Sundoo Restaurant.
Vegans can go wild with gourmet delights designed just for them at Sheckter’s Raw while the not-so-health-conscious will love My Sugar, which celebrates confectionery and chocolate in all its forms.
Visit these elite Sea Point gift shops and take a little Cape Town luxury home with you.