Most of these options are self-catered, giving you the privacy and magnificence of a house all your own, with views out over the ocean, or of the Cape fold mountains.
You won’t be able to resist this list of luxury Western Cape accommodation …
This stunning, modern villa is only minutes’ walk from Camps Bay beach.
Its views of Lion’s Head and Table Mountain alone are reason to stay, but the contemporary architecture and emphasis on comfort, including a decked swimming pool, outdoor area with its own water-wise garden, and the bonus of housekeeping staff, make it a natural choice.
It doesn’t come closer to the sea than a three bedroom villa right on the beach of Misty Cliffs, just outside Scarborough.
This strategically designed home not only sleeps eight guests, but it also provides unobstructed sea views and a peaceful holiday (Misty Cliffs is one of the quietest Atlantic Seaboard stays you can find). Spill out onto one of two terraces from the lounge, kitchen and dining areas, while two upstairs bedrooms have their own balcony access to sea views.
This contemporary home, perched up on the mountain above Kalk Bay, offers you everything you need from a holiday home.
Incredible views, wooden decking around a swimming pool, comfortable bedrooms that, combined, sleep eight, and a two-minute walk to the ‘high street’ with bakeries, galleries, restaurants and antique stores.
The views alone from this four-bedroom, three bathroom self-catering villa, of mountain and sea, are worth the stay, let alone the large garden, swimming pool, and five-minute walk to the beach.
An indoor fireplace and elegant dining area, makes it as perfect for winter.
A generously proportioned five-bedroom double-storey home in leafy Bishopscourt not only gives you a prime location during your Cape Town stay, but its two swimming pools, tennis courts, daily housekeeping, and sumptuous gardens just add to the appeal.
From your own undercover, heated swimming pool to sweeping views directly over the Knysna lagoon, this five-bedroomed luxury villa delivers on all fronts, even in winter when underfloor heating makes your stay more than comfortable.
An easy living lounge area, dining room, fully equipped kitchen, and direct access to the beach, make Milkwood Bay Villa an obvious choice when on the Garden Route.
Another Knysna accommodation offering was difficult to deny, given the uninterrupted views of the lagoon.
Number Eleven offers self catering accommodation in a gorgeous house with stunning views of the Knysna Lagoon. Here you can enjoy luxury and space as well as direct beach access. This fabulous location is ideal as a base to explore the Garden Route or simply for a relaxing getaway..
This double-storey luxury Stanford accommodation is a country home with rolling lawns down to the banks of the river.
It sleeps eight people in four classically decorated bedrooms, whilst open plan living is the essence of the kitchen, scullery and dining areas. A wood burning fireplace and French doors onto a patio round off the offering.
This self-catering holiday residence is on a boutique wine estate – a totally secluded three-bedroom escape split over a house and accompanying cottage which, combined, sleeps six guests.
The open-plan living, dining, kitchen area, the landscaped deck and pool, and the spectacular views, make this a difficult opportunity to overlook.
The seaside town of the southern right whale offers this contemporary guest house right up against Hermanus Mountain.
Five elegant suites featuring original art, American blinds and the creative use of colour are perfect as a base whilst whale watching or escaping for the weekend.