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Table Bay,

inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, 6 mi (9.7 km) wide, lying off Western Cape, South Africa. Table Mt.Table Mountain,
3,567 ft (1,087 m) high, Western Cape, South Africa. It overlooks Cape Town and Table Bay. The summit is flat, and the dense white mist that often covers it is called the "tablecloth." A cableway (built 1929) carries visitors to the summit.
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 overlooks the bay, which was visited in the late 15th cent. by Portuguese voyagers to India. The shore of Table Bay was settled by the Dutch in 1652, with the founding of Cape Town. The open anchorage is protected by large breakwaters.

Table Bay

 

a bay of the Atlantic Ocean, off the southwestern coast of Africa. Table Bay is 15 km long and measures 7.4 km in width at the entrance. It has depths of 11—40 m. The currents reach a velocity of 6 km/hr. Tides are semidiurnal and have a range of 1.7 m. The Salt River empties into Table Bay. The port of Cape Town is located on the shore of the bay.

Table Bay

the large bay on which Cape Town is situated, on the SW coast of South Africa
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The world-renowned Table Bay Hotel, located between Table Mountain and Robben Island, promises sights and sounds of the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront that only serve to complement the pampering and elegance its guests can await.
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Virgin Holidays has 2nts B&B at the 5* Table Bay hotel at the V&A Waterfront from [euro]1,447pp departing on Jan 21; 3* Cape Town Hollow hotel in city centre from [euro]1,190, both based on 2 sharing.
GIL 2013: Africa The Global Community of Growth, Innovation and Leadership 15 August 2013 The Table Bay Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa
On a clear day, the spectacular views from the summit (1,086 metres above sea level) stretch across the mountainous spine of the Cape Peninsula and beyond Table Bay and Robben Island.
5 Days/4 Nights at the world-famous 12 Apostles Hotel & Spa (Member Leading Small Hotels of the World[R]) or the 5-star Table Bay Hotel, or the Commodore Hotel in the Victoria & Albert Waterfront
You also wouldn't want to miss the V&A Waterfront, a pleasing harbourside mix of shops (pair of Havaianas PS9 - bargain), hotels including the landmark Table Bay, bars and restaurants.
This prestigious event will take place on 15 August 2013, at the Table Bay Hotel in Cape Town, where Mr Tutu will be honoured for his leadership and exceptional contributions towards establishing peace within South Africa.
Here is to be found the Table Bay, a five star luxurious hotel with views of the ocean from one side or the Table Mountain on the other.
CAPE TOWN, South Africa, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan's premier executive community GIL Global returns to Cape Town on 22nd August at the Table Bay for GIL 2012: Africa.