The vibrant Foreshore is situated between the historic city centre and the port of Cape Town. It borders the suburbs of De Waterkant, Zonnebloem and Woodstock. Due to its convenient location close to the V&A Waterfront, MyCiti bus route and the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), property for sale in Foreshore is in high demand. Foreshore properties mostly consist of office blocks, small to medium-sized apartments, lofts and mix-used developments.

The Foreshore has developed a great deal over the last decade and a number of major corporate and financial institutions have moved their offices here. It's also the location of the CTICC, which hosts thousands of local and international delegates each year. The MyCiti bus route passes through the area and runs to and from Cape Town International Airport. The Foreshore also borders Long Street, a street lined with book shops, restaurants and bars, frequented by locals and tourists. These factors make Foreshore properties ideal investments for business-minded individuals or those who wish to live in a central location, close to all of Cape Town's major attractions. Browse the property for sale in Foreshore below and discover what life is like in this lively area. 

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Explore Foreshore

Wine and dine

Wine and dine

The area borders Cape Town's trendy Long Street which is filled with a variety of stores, ethnic restaurants and bars. Both the nearby suburbs of De Waterkant and Woodstock, as well as the V&A Waterfront have a number of eateries and bars catering to every taste.



Foreshore is located on the edge of Cape Town's CBD and a lot of businesses have opened offices in the suburb. Its proximity to the CTICC and large number of world-class hotels makes this area popular with business-minded residents and international travellers.

Sports and recreation

Sports and recreation

The area is a stone's throw from a number of gyms and is located close to the Sea Point promenade. The promenade contains and outdoor gym, public swimming pool and offers local a chance to walk, jog or cycle with spectacular view of Table Bay. The suburb of Blouberg, renowned for its surf, kayak and windsurf spots, is located 20km away.



The Artscape Theatre Centre, Cape Town's main performing arts centre, is located in Foreshore. The theatre brings the highest level of artistic excellence in all aspects of the performing arts. Theatre @ the Rockwell, the Fugard Theatre and the Baxter Theatre Centre are all within short driving distance

Living in Foreshore

Areas near to Foreshore

Bakoven, Bantry Bay, Camps Bay, City Bowl, Clifton, De Waterkant, Devil’s Peak, Fresnaye, Green Point, Hout Bay, Mouille Point, Sea Point, V&A Waterfront,


Cape Town is renowned for its excellent schools - both private and public. Due to its central location and proximity to the MyCiti bus, Foreshore residents can access a great number of schools located in nearby suburbs. Notably the International School of Cape Town, located 12km away, and the University of Cape Town, 6km away.


A number of healthcare facilities, GPs and pharmacies are within a short driving distance. The Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital and Mediclinic Cape Town, both private hospitals, are located 2.5km and 4.2km away, respectively, while a public hospital, New Somerset Hospital, can be found within a 5km radius.


The V&A Waterfront is walking distance from most parts of Foreshore and is not only a popular tourist attraction but boasts everything from international brands, to speciality shops, restaurants, a cinema and more. St. George's Mall and Green Market Square – a popular area with a number of convenience stores, curio shops, cafés and bars – is situated a short drive away, while Canal Walk, the Western Cape's largest shopping centre, is located 15km away.


The MyCiti bus route runs through Foreshore which makes travelling to other suburbs very convenient. The MyCiti bus also travels to and from Cape Town International Airport, located 20km away. 

Good to know

The Roggebaai Canal District

Positioned between the V&A Waterfront and the CTICC, The Roggebaai Canal Precinct is the eclectic mixed-use development adjacent to the working harbour in the Foreshore. Comprising of hotels such as the Radisson Cape Town, offices, restaurants, residential apartments and public squares.

The Marriott Hotel in The Yacht Club Complex

Opening 1 November 2018, the new 189-room Marriott Hotel at the Yacht Club is a mixed-used landmark that will include residential apartments and prime-grade offices, catering to both international and local visitors in the Roggebaai Canal Tourism Precinct.

The Canal District

The mixed-use space at the entrance to the V&A Waterfront ties into the arterial route that connects Cape Town’s CBD to the V&A Waterfront, and into the main pedestrian route that runs along Dock Road. Tenants include Ernst & Young, British American Tobacco, Ferrari and Porsche.

Battery Park

Battery Park is the new, innovative residential, retail and leisure development in the Foreshore which houses 1 500 parking bays, an outdoor gym, urban park, play area, as well as numerous eateries and coffee shops for lunch and business meetings.

Looking into selling your Foreshore apartment or property? Get in touch with a Pam Golding real estate agent now for a property valuation.

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