20 Places to Stay in Cape Town if You Love the Beach


Does the smell of salty air and the feel of sand between your toes make you giddy? Well, we’ve found these incredible spots that will make you want to pack your beach towel and head for a holiday!


Misty Mornings

Situated in the idyllic fishing village of Kommetjie where the air is fresh, the sea clean, the mountains bold and the crayfish tasty.

Exquisite position and design, Misty Mornings offers a pure holiday experience in one of the most beautiful places on earth.

Immerse yourself in the awesome beauty that surrounds you from the comfort of this magnificent, very well equipped beach house nestled in a private estate that forms part of the greater Table Mountain Nature Reserve.

Wake up to the sound of whales. Walk on kilometres of unspoilt beaches.



Buoy Blue

Situated in a private estate on an almost private beach in the seaside village of Kommetjie, this gorgeous double storey beach house is the perfect place to unwind and relax.

Buoy Blue is light and breezy, and decorated in whites and blues. This house has 3 generous bedrooms, a large open plan living area and opens out onto a spacious patio with outdoor furniture. With phenomenal views towards Hout Bay, this is the perfect place to view the amazing Cape sunsets. From the patio you step straight onto the sandy dunes.



Chartfield Guesthouse

Chartfield Guesthouse evokes the spirit of a time when everything was done with a little more style and with a lot more attention to detail.

It’s a haven created to whisk you away from the cares of the world the moment you step inside this grand old house, which has been standing for over 120 years overlooking the picturesque Kalk Bay harbour. Now lovingly restored, Chartfield Guesthouse is nestled in this quaint seaside village where the pace and charm is reminiscent of a bygone era while every modern convenience is provided for.

The large and private rooms offer unrivaled views over the sea and Kalk Bay harbour and allow the cool ocean breeze to whisper through your open windows bringing with it the faint sounds and maritime scents of the village below.



Felsensicht Holiday Home

Superbly situated near Gordon’s Bay, Seal Island and Cape Hangklip, Felsensicht Holiday Home is the ideal beach getaway.

Felsensicht is an ultra-modern, large, attractive and wonderfully comfortable home. The house is a 2-minute walk from Fisherman’s Beach and a 20-minute walk from the world famous penguins.

The house is a double storey and can accommodate up to 6 persons in 2 double rooms and 1 twin room.



Mariner Guesthouse

Mariner Guesthouse is a 4-star Eco-friendly Guesthouse built on the mountain above the harbour in Simon’s Town. The guesthouse is walking distance from Boulders Beach and the shops and restaurants of the quaint and historical harbour town of Simon’s Town.

Mariner Guesthouse offers luxury accommodation in 8 spacious and light en-suite rooms. The rooms have en-suite bathrooms, sitting areas and balconies from which to admire the dramatic panorama of False Bay.

Get cozy in front of the fireplace in the lounge or have breakfast on our open veranda while watching whales and ships in the harbour. Experience true South African culture while you sit around the fire in the lapa during the weekly braai, and listen to your hosts share their stories of life in South Africa.



Paddington’s B&B

Paddington’s B&B in Hout Bay is the perfect place to come “home” to after a long day of sightseeing and kick off your shoes.

Settle back in a comfortable wicker chair with a glass of the best Cape wine and enjoy the spectacular views of the harbour and valley, or watch the sun setting over the bay.

The rooms are large and comfortable with fine, quality decoration. No frills, no clutter, just simply stylish. The atmosphere is laid back and friendly. The farmhouse is in a very quiet and secluded area with direct access to the mountain for walks and is also just a short stroll to the beach.



Blouberg 1003

This stylish apartment in Bloubergstrand is situated on the tenth floor with a corner balcony and fantastic uninterrupted views. Gaze over the Mother City, Table Mountain, across the ocean and Robben Island, around to a park and Tygerburg Hills.

Lie in bed or relax on the balcony and watch the sun setting over the ocean and the city lights reflecting on the water. This is an excellent location for touring the area or corporate stays.

Walk a few meters to the sandy beach and promenade, and two blocks to cafés, restaurants, MyCiti bus stop and other amenities. Blouberg is world renown for watersports and is a surfer’s paradise.

Vineyards in the Durbanville area often have restaurants where you may savour the cuisine and taste South African wines. Blouberg 1003 will definitely not disappoint!




Blinkwater Villa

The Blinkwater is a spacious, luxurious and modern upmarket villa located in Cape Town’s trendiest suburb, situated a few minutes’ walk from the main beach of Camps Bay, restaurants and nightspots of the strip.

This architect-designed house has amazing views of the bay, Lion’s Head and Table Mountain, nestled in the tranquil setting of a quiet greenbelt – the best of all worlds. The expansive entertainment area flows onto the deck with large pool.

The villa has 4 double bedrooms sleeping 8 guests. All rooms are en-suite with individual satellite television and uncapped WiFi Internet. All rooms lead to outdoors with indigenous terraces. The villa is serviced daily and a private chef can be arranged on request.

The villa has a large deck with private pool, overlooking the mountains and bay. Open flow from the living and areas onto the deck ensures the perfect entertainment space.



Living in the Waves

Living in the Waves is situated in Clifton, which is an affluent suburb of Cape Town. It is an exclusive residential area and is home to some of the most expensive real estate in South Africa, with dwellings nestled on cliffs that have sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean.

The area has a set of 4 beaches which are separated by falls of granite boulders and have almost pure white granitic sand. The four beaches of Clifton are one of the few areas well protected from the notorious south-easterly wind, which has a great deal to do with its popularity with bathers.

This newly renovated apartment has three beautifully furnished bedrooms which offers unparalleled views. There is a small patio which is the perfect place for a lazy breakfast or sipping cocktails while admiring the views and watching the sun go down.



Bantry Beach Luxury Suites

Located opposite Saunders Rocks beach in the heart of wind-free Bantry Bay, an up-market and exclusive area enjoying picture perfect sunsets, the lapping ocean at your doorstep, and dramatic sea and mountain views.

Bantry Beach Luxury Suites are modern and sophisticated, with an African – Colonial ambiance.

People in the know and well-heeled travellers prefer Bantry Bay’s amazingly sheltered alcove to anywhere else in the Cape, where they experience the most idyllic sea-side location with its perfect climatic summer conditions ensuring a fantastic holiday experience.

Choose to stay in the one, two or three bedroom suites or spoil yourself and stay in the Penthouse.



104 Parergon

This is the ultimate in luxurious self-catering accommodation at Cape Town’s world famous V&A Waterfront.

Stroll through the harbour to shops, cinemas, restaurants, hotels, art galleries and the Robben Island ferry service. Watch yachts come and go, fishing boats, tugs and shipyard activities, as you cross the waterway into the bustling Waterfront.

Accommodation consists of a one bedroom spacious, modern apartment with lounge and dining area, patio and fully fitted kitchen. Two minutes from Cape Town city centre, and a few minutes from the popular Atlantic beaches, 104 Parergon is also close to the motorways, so a trip to the wine districts, or the False Bay coastline, is within easy access.

You receive Cape wine and mineral water, fresh fruit and flowers plus your first mornings’ continental breakfast. They can also do pre-arrival shopping for you.



Pembroke 403

Pembroke 403 is a stunning and unique property at the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town’s shopping and entertainment hub, yet this luxurious apartment is quiet and tranquil and feels a million miles from all the frenzy.

Overlooking the exclusive Marina with its yachts sailing in from all over the world, you can while away an hour or three watching the comings and goings in one of the world’s great harbours.

Pembroke 403 is a very spacious apartment on the fourth floor. The furniture was specially designed including some stunning glass pieces. All of the art work is original and personally chosen for the space. There is a fully equipped gym and swimming pool on site.

The apartment is serviced daily including personal laundry and shopping. Welcome supplies are provided on arrival including tea, coffee, milk, bread, fruit, beer and a small selection of wines



Portico 801

Portico 801 is a modern beach front apartment situated in Table View, with uninterrupted sea views just 50 meters from the beach. Watch amazing sunsets every night with spectacular views to Robben Island and Table Mountain.

The apartment offers two bedrooms and sleeps four guests. The open plan kitchen is fully equipped with fridge/freezer, microwave, oven, hob and ample crockery and cutlery.

The lounge area is equipped with LED TV, High Definition Digital Television with video on demand and recording facilities. There is also an open plan dining room with a dining table which offers seating for 6 guests.



Dolphin Inn Guesthouse

This family run guesthouse, established in 1995, offers Bed and Breakfast accommodation in the popular Blouberg area. Relax in one of the 8 individually furnished guest rooms or soak up the sun at the sheltered pool area.

Enjoy being only 160 m from the world famous white sandy beach, with the iconic view of Table Mountain seen from across Table Bay.

Dolphin Inn is conveniently located close to Blouberg’s best restaurants and entertainment venues. At Eden on The Bay, only 5 km from the guesthouse, one can rent stand up paddling or Kitesurfing gear or enjoy a sundowner and meal at one of the oceanfront restaurants.

This is the perfect place to experience authentic Cape Town, while still having a peaceful place to retreat when you’re done exploring.

Personalised service and good value for money awaits you at the Dolphin Inn Guesthouse. Your “home away from home”.

Standard Twin Room nr. 6


Coral Island 203

This modern fully furnished apartment in West Beach is just a stone’s throw from one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. From the balcony you can enjoy the unprecedented view of the beach, Table Mountain and Robben Island.

Coral Island is equipped to cater for up to 4 guests. The two bedroom units are fully modern. The main bedroom has a double bed and an en suite bathroom while the second bedroom has 2 single beds with a guest bathroom next to it. The kitchen is fully equipped.



Villa Sunshine

The Villa Sunshine is a classic Mediterranean villa situated in prestigious, wind-free Bantry Bay under the vigilant gaze of the majestic Lion’s Head and just a 5 minute drive from Camps Bay

With only 7 individually decorated en-suite bedrooms, most with private patios or balconies, privacy is guaranteed.

Delicious gourmet breakfast is served either in the stylish breakfast room or on the sunny patio, overlooking the sparkling pool. A lounge, boasting a well stocked fridge, is available for evening relaxation. Villa Sunshine is the perfect base from which to explore the beautiful Mother City, tour the nearby wine lands, or discover the breathtaking attractions waiting for you in Cape Town.

Villa Sunshine


Beach Cottage

The Beach Cottage is safe and secure with parking in a private property, situated in West Beach. The cottage is a 1 minute walk to the beautiful Blouberg sandy white beaches, which stretch for miles in both directions, making long walks on the beach possible while having the opportunity to see the African sun set right over the ocean.

The Beach Cottage is situated on the property of a family home, offering you a “home away from home” feel.



Kleine Baai Accommodation

On arrival at this beautiful beach setting with its stunning accommodation and prime position, you will immediately feel it’s time to relax! Kleine Baai Accommodation offers three beautiful self-catering flatlets for holiday makers and business people alike.

They are situated in the original village of Bloubergstrand on edge of a public park less than 300m from the pristine beaches and close the famous kite beach. You will enjoy beautiful sunsets and stunning views of Table Mountain, Robben Island and Little Bay. There are plenty of lovely restaurants and the Big Bay waterfront, all within walking distance.

The flatlets are all recently renovated and beautifully decorated. A personal tour guide is offered – take a cable car up Table Mountain to enjoy the true splendour of this iconic landmark, visit the many wine farms or even a boat to trip to the famous Robben Island or for the more courageous, Bloubergstrand is a haven for kite boarders.



Eden on the Bay 243

Eden on the Bay is a unique life style complex that is situated in Cape Town on the incomparable Big Bay Beach with uninterrupted views of Table Mountain and boasts a variety of excellent restaurants, fast food outlets, and other shops to make your stay as relaxing and hassle free as it can possibly be. Big Bay Beach is rightfully famous for its surfing, windsurfing and kite boarding.

Apartment 243 is an immaculate modern apartment, which sleeps 4. The open plan lounge has a flat screen television with satellite (DSTV) reception, DVD player and fully fitted kitchen.

Eden on the Bay is conveniently situated close to the city centre, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town International Airport, the renowned Cape wine routes and the many other places of interest that Cape Town has to offer.



Witsand Beach Front Luxury Apartment

Perched high up on the 5th floor of this most centrally located beach front block in Bloubergstrand, lies a gem of a Brand newly renovated “Beach Themed” apartment.

Boasting the most magical, uninterrupted and picturesque views of Cape Town, Table Mountain and the world renowned Robben Island, this two bedroom apartment is an ideal place to make your home during your deserved stay in the beautiful Cape.

Take advantage of miles of golden white sandy beaches during the day and the most spectacular Cape sunsets at dusk. Witsand Beach Front Luxury Apartment is the perfect beach getaway.




One thought on “20 Places to Stay in Cape Town if You Love the Beach

  1. Beach cottage sounds and looks absolutely amazing…..Villa Sunshine looks like a nice place to visit when one just wants to get away…(like right now) the last place I visited was in Mpumalanga the weather is perfect up there so much to see and to get up to…..Leaves Lodge is quite similar to these cottages

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