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Cape Town
Table Mountain is reason enough to hang out in South Africa's second largest city, offering one of the most spectacular city settings in the world. Add a beautiful coastline, ideal weather, endless options for great excursions and activities nearby and the low cost of living and you have a very livable destination. With atmospheric cafes and community-oriented coworking spaces scattered throughout the city, getting work done is a breeze. There's enough social communities and meetups happening to ensure you'll meet new people as well.

Monthly cost of living for remote workers

A remote worker can expect to spend an average of 25306 1568 1386 ${ selected_currency } per month in Cape Town, with an average rent of 10095 626 553 ${ selected_currency }.
Rent
1 bedroom apartment / modern / central / short term
${ selected_currency } 10095 626 553
Groceries
Basic groceries
${ selected_currency } 2102 130 115
Dining out
12 dinners and 8 lunches
${ selected_currency } 4400 273 241
Cafe
20 coffees / teas
${ selected_currency } 527 33 29
Coworking space
1 month membership / hot desk
${ selected_currency } 2462 153 135
Mobile internet
Prepaid SIM / 5 GB data / fast
${ selected_currency } 434 27 24
Public transportation
20 roundtrip journeys
${ selected_currency } 900 56 49
Taxis
5 short trips
${ selected_currency } 335 21 18
Shared bicycles and scooters
10 trips
${ selected_currency } 800 50 44
Sport and cultural events
1 event
${ selected_currency } 315 20 17
Museums and sights
3 sights / entrance tickets
${ selected_currency } 240 15 13
Nightlife
5 nights out / 3 drinks per night
${ selected_currency } 710 44 39
Gym
1 month membership
${ selected_currency } 580 36 32
Yoga
10 classes
${ selected_currency } 910 56 50
Massage
1 massage
${ selected_currency } 496 31 27
TOTAL
${ selected_currency } 25306 1568 1386
Average weather in Cape Town
Most common months to visit: March - May, September - November
What to know
Population
4,617,560
Main airport
Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
Language
Zulu, Xhosa, Afrikaans and English
Tap water
Not drinkable
Tipping
10 - 15% at restaurants, round up elsewhere
Taxi apps
Uber, Bolt