Century City is a unique 3000-unit residential complex built around natural water features and vegetation, situated amid the urban sprawl of Cape Town. It is a super-sophisticated world of its own with an excellent infrastructure, transport system, retail centres and entertainment venues. Century City is easily reached via the My Citi bus, by train or from the N1 by car.
Besides accommodation, Century City features more than 500 business premises including Nedbank, Spur Corporation Head Office, Liberty Life, Business Connexxion and many more. Mercedes Benz and Daimler/Chrysler/Jeep have lifestyle centres here and Porsche and BMW also have buildings in the area.
Canal Walk, one of the largest shopping malls in the Southern Hemisphere, is located in Century City and has the following on site –
- Over 400 retail shops including Cape Union Mart, Adidas, Aca Joe, Diesel Jeans, Hugo Boss
- A variety of restaurants, fast food outlets and coffee shops like Cattle Baron, Jimmy’s Killer Prawns, Primi Piatti and Vida e Caffé
- A cinema with 20 movie theatres
- Wonderland Games Arcade
- Century Karting
- Office premises in the Twin Towers located on top of the mall.
Another popular venue located in Century City is Ratanga Junction, with 30 different rides to appeal to all ages.
There are several sports clubs for canoeing, athletics, touch rugby, football, an Adventure Bootcamp and a 4500 square metre park for socialising or family relaxation. The Century Art Trail features outdoor exhibits and artworks, while the Nature Trail incorporates the Intaka Wetlands Nature reserve which is at the hub of Century City. A Canoe Trail is on the cards, along with an 8 kilometre Sports Route with outdoor exercise stations.
Uniquely, Century City features a 16ha wetlands conservation area, within its confines. A first for a property and commercial development, the wetlands are preserved intact, and are home to a wide variety of birds and plants. Residents at Century City have access to this beautiful piece of nature for walking, birding and photography or simply as a retreat from civilisation. The views overlooking Intaka Island from the accommodation units are superb.
The Island Club is an exclusive development located among the waterways and vegetation of Century City and Cape Town City Accommodation is pleased to be able to offer one-night as well as short term accommodation in these prestigious, yet homely and comfortable apartments.