Many travelers prefer the camaraderie, convenience and fun of small group travel and The Cape Club has a style and pizzazz which is simply unique. Solo traveler? Our groups average only 14 travellers with a great mix of couples, friends & single travellers. Our innovative itineraries and pre arranged tours offer freedom and flexibility, the choice is always yours…
Started in 2008 in Sydney, Australia, director of The Cape Club, Jean Wethmar became aware of a great niche market to provide high end travelers with a unique traveling opportunity. Limited to small groups of like-minded travelers who relish learning and discovering and enjoying life, these classic escorted journeys offer unparalleled flexibility, personal attention and smooth, with discreet travel arrangements.
“So… why travel Jean...“The desire to share the Hidden Charms of Vietnam and Asia was born out of a deep nurturing gift I discovered within myself. I’m a real French Romantic! I’m a caring, giving person. Integrity is the only thing of true value in this life. My word is my honor... I’d love to be your Concierge”
“What is so romantic about Vietnam, Jean? And when did you first connect with Vietnam? And how did you manage to get such an amazing trip organized?” Vietnam is fast emerging as the world’s latest luxury destinations. Where R&R time out just happens. Where the service industry works, and where my French Romantic heart strings are tugged very strongly. Her landscapes are sublime, endless patchwork of brilliant green rice paddies, long sandy beaches. Traditional charm and rare beauty. In an essence Vietnam means postcard sellers, scooter gridlocked, constant honking of horns, silk shops, tailors, conical hats, boys on buffaloes in rice paddies, and plenty of wonderful Pho. Rich traditional heritage and very welcoming locals.
Vietnam is also fast emerging as Premier Golf destination in Asia, with two new championship golf courses recently opened.
Her construction boom as leading hotel groups, such as Six Senses open exclusive hotels and resorts across the country. The grand dame of them all, Sofitel Metropole in Hanoi, opened in 1901 is a vital part of its history. Charlie Chaplin had his honeymoon here for instance and guests can still live out their colonial fantasies in true style here.
Why do they call it the ‘Paris of the East’?
Tell me more...“Tree lined boulevards... Baguettes, croissants, to rival any Parisian café... Alluring silks and amazing coffee... Oh and white crisp linen, dark wooden furniture, palm trees and warm seas, and you asked where the romantics come from?
So much to see, do, taste, experience. It’s an explosion of senses!” Virtuoso Luxe Report 2010 named Vietnam as one of top three emerging destinations for high-end travelers. It’s the upmarket choice of very luxury accommodation and great value for money, oh and her amazing architecture, Many of the colonial structures are an eclectic mixture of French and traditional...
Take a Cyclo ride down Phan Dinh Phung Street in Hanoi and admire all her gracious old French mansions and villas. Don’t forget that extra shopping bag!