Luxury homes for the getaway of your dreams.

Whether it’s fairytale-looking cottage in a forest, an ultra-modern architectural masterpiece by the sea or a rambling farmhouse in the winelands, renting a villa with a select group of family or friends is the ultimate holiday, and the stuff lifetime memories are made of.

We rounded up a host of magnificent villas in and around Cape Town that are setting new standards.

If you know of a gorgeous luxury home you believe deserves to be on our list, please let us know in the comments below.

Camps Bay

Serenity Villa

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Serenity Camps Bay: Best Villas
Camps Bay Serenity: Best Villas

Situated on a quiet slice of the Camps Bay coastline, and surrounded by striking fynbos, this modern six-suite villa offers sweeping views of the ocean and Lion’s Head beyond – the ideal location for a luxe seaside sojourn. We stayed when it was full moon, and the view of Lion’s Head – lit up from all the torches and headlamps – from our bed was quite simply mesmerising.
The Setting Seaside
Lie of the land In addition to six sea-, mountain-, and garden-facing suites the fully equipped villa boasts a spacious kitchen an indoor and outdoor lounge, a wrap-around sun deck with a Jacuzzi, heated pool, outdoor shower and braai area, as well as a downstairs gym with a table tennis and foosball table!
Luxe cred A lovely breakfast and daily cleaning service is included in your stay. Should you require more, the villa offers butler, private chef, and housekeeping services, bodyguards (for VIP guests), multilingual tour guides, a driver and luxury-car service, pre-organised tour packages, and personal laundry services all on request, at an additional cost.
Child friendly? Yes
Pet friendly? No
Cost From R20 000 per night (depending on season)
Check availability + Book Direct
Where to find it 18 Ronald Avenue, Camps Bay, Cape Town

54 Victoria

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54 Victoria Camps Bay: Best Villas
Camps Bay 54 Victoria: Best Villas

This contemporary-chic villa, a mere 50 metres from the sea, offers direct pathways to the splendidly secluded bays of Bakoven and Beta beaches, and is a short 15-minute stroll from the sizzling Camps Bay strip, where buzzy bars and vibey restaurants await. It’s the perfect pick for style and luxe comfort, with close proximity to the shore and social scene. Did we mention it also prides itself on being strictly eco-friendly?
The Setting Seaside
Lie of the land The three-storey villa sleeps eight, and features four bedrooms each offering their own ocean or mountain views. Indoors, a spacious open-plan living area (on the upper and lower levels) and a fully equipped kitchen are ideal for entertaining indoors, while a braai and entertainment area outside suggest seamless summer feasts. There’s also a large sundeck, where a hanging daybed, lap pool and Jacuzzi take pride of place.
Luxe cred A housekeeping service arrives every weekday to ensure the spot remains spick and span. All you need to worry about, is when to have your next dip in the pool!
Child friendly? Yes, but there are open stairs and high drops from the upper patios. All other stairs and patios are enclosed.
Pet friendly? No
Cost From R5 000 per night (depending on season)
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Where to find it 54 Victoria Road, Bakoven, Camps Bay, Cape Town


Bungalow 52

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Bungalow 52 Clifton: Best Villas
Clifton Bungalow 52: Best Villas

Designed by award-winning architects, this shore-hugging escape is reminiscent of a tropical seaside paradise (think St Barts, North Island in the Seychelles, and Soneva Fushi in the Maldives) with lashings of style and luxury. A few steps off your dreamy deck and you’re on the accolade-accruing Clifton 4th beach, where dips in the sea, lazy afternoon lounging, and morning runs on the sand call your name – the answer to every beach-lover’s dream. There’s even a surfboard and wetsuits…
The Setting Seaside
Lie of the land The sea-facing, three-storey villa offers three bedrooms, a fully equipped open-plan lounge, state-of-the-art kitchen and a dining area seating 10 (perfect for dinner parties), a bar, and downstairs media room filled with the best old-school vinyls for sunset spinning sessions (which doubles as a teenager’s sleeping pod with 2 double beds and an en-suite shower and kitchenette).
Outside, the large undercover deck boasts a large heated pool (with spa jets), sun loungers, hammocks and day mattresses, a braai area, outdoor heated shower, and a plush private garden. There’s also a private front lawn for sundowners and a braai, with uninterrupted views of the beach. You also have the private use of a lock-up garage (which is gold dust in season!)
Luxe cred There’s a full cleaning service from Monday to Sunday, and a full continental breakfast and butler service can be arranged on request.
Child friendly? Yes, however there are child-safety issues (such as steps and an exposed pool with a mechanical cover) so they need to be over a certain age.
Pet friendly? No
Cost From R14 500 per night (depending on season)
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Where to find it Clifton 4th Beach, Clifton, Cape Town

Bantry Bay

Ellerman House Villa Two

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Ellerman House Bantry Bay: Best Villa
Bantry Bay Ellerman House: Best Villas

You may associate the name with Cape Town’s most luxurious seaside hotel, but Ellerman House also has two private villas in its award-winning accommodation portfolio – one of which is the sleek and contemporary Ellerman House Villa Two. Perched on the edge of Bantry Bay overlooking breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, this private abode is perfect for a stylish seaside retreat with a small family or group of friends.
The Setting Seaside
Lie of the land Spanning two storeys and able to accommodate six guests comfortably, the villa features three bedrooms (each with their own sea-facing balcony), an open-plan living, dining and entertainment area leading onto a dreamy infinity pool, a fully equipped open-plan kitchen with a walk-in fridge and fully stocked bar. You’ll even have access to your very own in-house cinema!
Luxe cred A private chef and on-hand sommelier (for at-home wine-tasting and mixing sunset cocktails) are included in the rate. As is daily breakfast, all beverages and airport transfers!
Child friendly? Yes, over 14 years
Pet friendly? No
Cost From R75 000 per night (depending on season)
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Where to find it 180 Kloof Road, Bantry Bay, Cape Town


26 Sunset Villa

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26 Sunset Llandudno: Best Villas
Llandudno 26 Sunset: Best Villas

It’s no secret that Llandudno offers some of the best ocean views in Cape Town (indeed the country), and at 26 Sunset Villa you’ll be able to experience these in wraparound 3D glory! Perched on the edge of the exclusive seaside suburb of Llandudno, with sweeping 180-degree views of the sea and mountain, this luxurious award-winning villa offers top-notch personalised service and air of tranquil seclusion, making it a wonderful choice for an all-inclusive stay.
The Setting Seaside
Lie of the land In addition to six identical spacious suites (sleeping 12), each with their own private deck overlooking the sparkling sea below, the villa features ultra-modern interiors, open-plan wooden bathrooms complete with trickling rain showers, a large sundeck, solar-heated swimming pool and steam room, and a fully equipped gourmet kitchen leading onto an open-plan living and entertainment area.
Luxe cred The all-inclusive rate includes a private chef and butler service, an on-hand villa manager that will take care all your needs including all required concierge services (to handle restaurant reservations, tours and transfers, and so on), daily cleaning and turndown service, not to mention champagne breakfasts, and cocktail sundowners all at your beck-and-call.
In addition, 26 Sunset Villa offers a variety of wellness options that can be tailored to your unique needs.
Child friendly? Children under the age of 12 are welcome if under adult supervision.
Pet friendly? No
Cost From R30 000 per night (depending on season)
Check availability + Book Direct
Where to find it 26 Sunset Avenue, Llandudno, Cape Town

Villa Mirage

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Mirage Llandudno: Best Villas
Llandudno Mirage: Best Villas

Built around a rose-coloured boulder on the scenic slopes of Llandudno, the beautifully designed Villa Mirage offers guests front-row seats to every sunset and sunrise over the Atlantic Ocean. Luxurious dwellings and uninterrupted tranquility make this one picture-perfect retreat for a holiday spent with family or friends in breathtaking seaside splendour.
The Setting Seaside
Lie of the land There are four individually designed bedrooms (sleeping eight), and a fully equipped open-plan kitchen, dining and living area. Three outdoor decks mean guests can customise their requirements: the master deck features a heated pool, fire pit, fully stocked bar, sun loungers and Bedouin tents; the bar deck has a small plunge pool and an ambient fireplace; while the event deck, on the private rooftop, is kitted out with surround sound!
Luxe cred Airport transfers and 24-hour security are included in your stay, as well as a a daily butler and cleaning lady.
Child friendly? Yes
Pet friendly? No
Cost From R24 000 per night (depending on season)
Check availability + Book Direct
Where to find it Fisherman’s Bend, Llandudno, Cape Town

The Deep South (Simon’s Town, Noordhoek and Misty Cliffs)

Tintswalo at Boulders Boutique Villa

Tintswalo at Boulders: Best Villas
Tintswalo at Boulders Simon's Town: Best Villas
Simon's Town Tintswalo at Boulders: Best Villas

Located above the striking fynbos, a stone’s throw from world-famous Boulders Beach, this exclusive-use boutique beach villa is an attractive combination of laidback modern comfort and sumptuous luxury for families or groups of friends travelling together. Days fall into an easy routine of waking up to the smell of ocean air, before sauntering down to the stunning beach for a day in the sun among the animated penguins.
The Setting Seaside
Lie of the land The private villa offers nine luxurious suites each with their own private balcony, and a children’s suite – it sleeps up to 18 adults and four children. There are spacious north-facing balconies to enjoy meals and afternoon sundowners overlooking the ocean, large open-plan lounges with fireplaces, a TV room, two fully equipped kitchens, indoor dining areas, and a wind-protected courtyard with a fire pit. There’s also, of course, a pool on the top deck, with striking mountain and ocean views, as well as a direct pathway down to the beach…
Luxe cred Guests here are fully immersed in the beauty (and uniqueness) of the setting. The villa is self-catering, but a private chef is available on request, as well as concierge service for restaurant and activity bookings, should you so desire.
Child friendly? Yes
Pet friendly? No
Cost From R2 500 per room per night (depending on season)
From R24 000 per night for the whole villa, minimum stay 3 nights
Good to know From now until end-March 2019, the villa is offering an exciting special where guests staying three nights will only pay for two (excluding 15 December 2018 – 15 January 2019).
Check availability + Book Direct
Where to find it 7 Gay Road, Simon’s Town, Cape Town

Waterline Villa

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Waterline Noordhoek: Best Villas
Noordhoek Waterline: Best Villas

Adam Letch

With wraparound views of the ocean, mountains, and vineyards beyond, this magnificent duneside villa (overlooking Noordhoek Beach) epitomises style and sumptuous seclusion. Modern architecture, carefully considered living spaces, and a special focus on relaxation (with your very own access to reverse-osmosis-filtered water) make this home a heavenly escape in Nature.
The Setting Seaside
Lie of the land Spanning two storeys and sleeping eight, the villa offers four luxury bedrooms, two indoor open-plan lounges, a fully equipped kitchen and dining area, library, study, and TV room, while the two outdoor lounges with a rim-flow pool, and a sheltered gazebo take pride of place outside on the decks.
Luxe cred A private chef can be arranged to take care of all your dietary needs (right down to the grocery shopping, meal preparation, picnic arrangements, romantic dinners, and menu planning), as well as spa treatments, yoga sessions, and personal training options to be enjoyed in the comfort of your own home, or beach, on request. (Please note, all of these cost extra).
Child friendly? Yes, however please note there is no safety net over the pool.
Pet friendly? No
Cost From R8 500 (depending on season)
Check availability + Book Direct
Where to find it 11 Willow Street, Noordhoek, Cape Town

Villa Misty Cliffs

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Villa Misty Cliffs: Best Villas
Misty Cliffs Villa: Best Villas

One of the most scenic spots in Cape Town, Misty Cliffs is the ideal location for a holiday by the sea, far away from the hustle and bustle of the city. If you prize peaceful seclusion and being a stone’s throw from the beach, this beach house on the edge of the peninsula should be on your list. You couldn’t get closer to the shore if you tried!
The Setting Seaside
Lie of the land In addition to three bedrooms sleeping six (one of which features bunk beds for the little ones), this comfortable home has an open-plan living area with a kitchen, lounge and dining area opening up onto two spacious sea-facing terraces. There’s also an outdoor pool overlooking the ocean, a Jacuzzi, braai area, and an entertainment zone with a TV and comfy couches for lazy afternoons.
Luxe cred The villa is fully self-catering, so although there are no extra services (except housekeeping on the day of check-in and check-out), the stunning location, tranquility and privacy speak for themselves.
Child friendly? Yes
Pet friendly? No
Cost From R4 500 per night (depending on season)
Check availability + Book Direct
Where to find it Villa Misty Cliffs – 42 Main Street, Misty Cliffs, Cape Town



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Constantia Skydance: Best Villas

This beautiful Cape Cod-esque villa (with its cladding, lofty architecture and chic, pared-down decor) is a wonderful place to call your own during a relaxing family holiday. Surrounded by wine farms, sweeping gardens and spellbinding mountain views, this impressive home offers a wonderful sense of country tranquility, despite its close proximity to Cape Town’s vibrant city centre. It also happens to be a mere 50-metre walk away from Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.
The Setting Mountainside (in the southern suburbs)
Lie of the land The villa sleeps 12 guests in six stunning suites (including two children’s bedrooms), and features a number of lounge and relaxation areas with fireplaces, a fully equipped kitchen, bar, TV room, and indoor pool room, with a braai and entertainment area. There’s also a gym, study, scenic pool, and an outdoor play area for the little ones.
Luxe cred A housekeeping and concierge service is on-hand daily. And, to make your stay a little sweeter, there’s also a delicious French-inspired breakfast served each morning.
Child friendly? Yes
Pet friendly? No
Cost From R15 900 per night (depending on season)
Check availability + Book Direct
Where to find it 53 Klaassens Road, Constantia, Cape Town

18 on Hillwood

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18 Hillwood Constantia: Best Villas
Constantia 18 Hillwood: Best Villas

Situated in the mansion-riddled suburb of Bishopscourt, this bright and beautiful villa overlooks a magnificent sweeping garden with views of the mountain beyond, and offers a sense of being out in the plush countryside, while still staying close to the culinary delights and abundance of activities in Constantia. One look at this magical spot and you’ll already feel like you’ve arrived in a veritable townside oasis.
The Setting Leafy Suburbs/ Winelands?
Lie of the land In addition to five spacious mountain-facing suites sleeping 10 guests, the two-storey villa features a large lounge with a fireplace, and an open-plan kitchen and dining area which leads out onto the lovely sun-kissed terrace where an outdoor barbeque awaits. Outside, there’s a rolling green lawn boasting not one but two pools, decked with a selection of sun loungers and umbrellas, and a tennis court for for fitness lovers (or those seeking a leisurely afternoon game).
Luxe cred A continental breakfast is served daily out on the scenic terrace, and guests are treated to a selection of refreshing welcome beverages and a fresh platter of fruit on arrival. There’s also a house manager on site to attend to any requests you may have, as well as a daily housekeeping and laundry service. A butler’s, private chef, babysitter and grocery stocking are also available on request, at an additional charge.
Child friendly? Yes
Pet friendly? No
Cost From R15 740 per night (depending on season)
Check availability + Book Direct
Where to find it 18 Hillwood Road, Bishopscourt, Cape Town


Lily Pond House

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Lily Pond Franschhoek: Best Villas
Franschhoek Lily Pond: Best Villas

Located on the edge of Le Lude MCC Estate is Lily Pond House, a farm villa whose simple white walls and elegant pillars set the scene. Inside, high ceilings, elegant decor and shuttered windows create a home that’s wonderfully reminiscent of a classic manor house. A short drive from the estate’s main building along the cyprus-lined dirt road, overlooking a tranquil, duck-dotted river, the home is the ultimate hidden hideaway.
The Setting Franschhoek Winelands
Lie of the land There are two identical bedrooms, on opposite ends of the house, divided by large wooden doors, which open onto a fully equipped open-plan kitchen stocked with utensils and pantry cupboard staples – and even a chilled bottle of Le Lude MCC waiting in the fridge. The spacious open-plan living area leads onto the verandah, perfect for alfresco soirées. Outside is a lovely private plunge pool lined by sun loungers, and an outdoor dining area accompanied by a braai and firewood.
Luxe cred The home is completely self-catering, with privacy being a major drawcard. Cleaning staff only visit on request, other than that, it’s just you and the peace of countryside. You’ll even have access to your own private bridge across the river, leading to a short walk among the flowers and lily pond.
Child friendly? Yes
Pet friendly? On request
Cost From R4 234 per night (depending on season)
Check availability + Book Direct
Where to find it Bowling Green Avenue, Lambrechts Road, Franschhoek, Western Cape

La Clé des Montagnes Village

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La Cle des Montagnes Franschhoek: Best Villas
Franschhoek La Cle des Montagnes: Best Villas

A mere five-minute stroll from Franschhoek’s buzzy high street is this breathtaking countryside retreat (which re-opened in August 2018 with individual rooms, as well as four private villas). La Clé des Montagnes, (“the key to the mountain” in French), is nestled among blossoming orchards and rolling vineyards, where guests are fully immersed in the Franschhoek lifestyle, with art, food, wine, space and tranquillity in abundance right on your doorstep.
The Setting Franschhoek Winelands
Lie of the land Whether your preference is for historic charm or modern farm-style interiors, one of the four meticulously designed villas is sure to fulfil your every desire. The main two-bedroom home (Manoir) is available to book on a per-room basis, while Gallerie (two bedrooms) is solely for exclusive bookings. Grange (three bedrooms) and Colonial (four bedrooms) are available to book on a per-room or exclusive-use basis, each featuring their own lounge, kitchen, swimming pool, garden, entertainment area and outdoor terrace.
There is also a library, tennis court and bicycles to use at your disposal.
Luxe cred The sybaritic lifestyle, coupled with personalised service, will have you feeling like the king (or queen) of your own country estate. (We loved the welcome drinks and a snack basket on arrival!) There’s also the option of a personalised dining service, where an attentive team of chefs will prepare a host of culinary delights (from private braais and picnics on the grounds, laden breakfast tables, and more.
Child friendly? Yes
Pet friendly? No
Cost From R15 500 per villa per night (depending on season)
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Where to find it 13 Daniel Hugo Street, Franschhoek, Western Cape


The dreamland villa: Le Jardin

Le Jardin: The Best Stellenbosch Accommodation
Le Jardin Interior: The Best Stellenbosch Accommodation
Le Jardin Rooms: The Best Stellenbosch Accommodation
Le Jardin Activities: The Best Stellenbosch Accommodation

Henrique Wilding

If you’ve ever dreamt of your own private playground, with lashings of luxury, cosy corners at every turn, and a warm sense of history, this hidden wonderland in the picturesque plains of the Devon Valley is it. Quirky yet stylish interiors, rolling lawns, a dam, and endless entertainment options for all ages make it a dream destination for adults and children alike. Whether you stay for a weekend or a week, this grand winelands home is one you won’t soon forget.
Facilities and services

  • a manor house with three en-suite bedrooms, an entertainment area, spacious living area, fully equipped bar, kitchen, formal dining room, office, library, and outdoor terrace
  • three outdoor pool suites, including a honeymoon suite, family room, and queen-size room
  • a number of balconies and relaxation decks
  • all rooms feature complimentary wi-fi
  • large swimming pool
  • outdoor sauna and steam room
  • tree walks leading to a treehouse-inspired seating area
  • glass conservatory where breakfast is served each morning (this can also be booked for private functions, hosting up to 40 people)
  • dam and eco-pool
  • zipline
  • outdoor pizza oven
  • Jacuzzi
  • teepee
  • gym equipment

Attractions Take a fresh dip in the eco-pool, or paddle around the dam in the rowing boat before settling in for a sundowner under the soft bristle of the trees with a homemade pizza. The little ones will be in their element with the zipline, fun toys, movie room, teepee, and swimming pool, while the fully stocked bar, Jacuzzi, and cosy relaxation areas mean the adults will be kept entertained, too. Those looking to get out and about will enjoy exploring the neighbouring Devon Valley wine farms, with the centre of Stellenbosch only a short 10-minute drive away.
Child friendly? Yes
Pet friendly? No
Cost Manor House: From R17 000 per night (depending on season, exclusive use)
Pool Pavilion suites: From R4 000 per suite (depending on season)
Check Availability + Book Direct
Where to find it Devon Valley Road, Stellenbosch, Western Cape

Oldenburg Homestead

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Oldenberg Homestead Stellenbosch: Best Villas
Stellenbosch Oldenberg Homestead: Best Villas

Splendidly secluded in the Banhoek Valley, on the dramatic Helshoogte pass, this meticulously restored historic homestead is the ultimate luxe-winelands escape. The 200-year-old manor house’s lofty proportions, chic decor and state-of-the art appliances will impress even the most well-heeled globetrotters. And, while the house has been given an utterly modern overhaul, the homestead retains the charm and character of its Cape Dutch roots.
The Setting Stellenbosch Winelands
Lie of the land The homestead features six bedrooms (it sleeps 12), and also boasts a formal dining room with an open fireplace, a fully equipped eat-in kitchen, living room and gym. Outside, a sun-kissed open verandah with a built-in braai looks onto the sparkling pool, sweeping vineyards and rolling lawns. The homestead’s unique (and enviable) location in the depths of a valley, with impossibly easy access to endless nature, is an unexpected bonus (for nature-lovers).
Luxe cred In addition to a lovely continental breakfast served daily and personalised wine tastings at the Oldenburg tasting room, a trained butler with concierge skills, and two housekeepers are on-hand to meet your requests. Additional staff, such as a private chef, driver, childminder or personal trainer, can be arranged (at an additional cost).
Child friendly? Yes
Pet friendly? No
Cost from R28 200 per night
Minimum 2 night stay
Minimum 7 night stay from 20 December to 5 January
Check availability + Book Direct
Where to find it Oldenburg Vineyards, Zevenrivieren Road, Banhoek Valley, Stellenbosch, Western Cape

The Bush Lodge at Hidden Valley Wines

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Bush Lodge at Hidden Valley Stellenbosch: Best Villas
Stellenbosch Bush Lodge at Hidden Valley: Best Villas

Perched on the slopes of Stellenbosch’s Helderberg mountains and surrounded by rolling vineyards, this picturesque villa at Hidden Valley Wines epitomises countryside tranquility. With breathtaking views as far as the eye can see, the lodge is the perfect place to immerse yourself in endless Nature (and lashings of modern luxury).
Lie of the land A wooden deck, with a pool and braai area, connects the main building with the two-bedroom cottage across the way. All the facilities in both properties are yours and yours alone for the duration of your stay, and include three en-suite bedrooms, an open-plan living space with a TV and a fireplace, a six-seater dining area, and kitchen.
Luxe cred The villa is fully self-catering, yet in a secluded setting like this it’s all you could dream of. No interruptions and sweeping views of the valley, vineyards, and Table Mountain in the distance make this luxury lodge a perfect private paradise. Not to mention that the highly acclaimed Overture Restaurant by Bertus Basson is situated on the estate should you wish to make a dinner reservation…
Child friendly? No children under 12
Pet friendly? No
Cost From R13 500 per night (depending on season)
Check availability + Book Direct
Where to find it Hidden Valley Wines, Annandale Road, Stellenbosch, Western Cape

West Coast

Silver Bay Villa

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Silver Bay West Coast: Best Villas
West Coast Silver Bay: Best Villas

Less than two hours from the bustle of Cape Town, this luxe self-catering villa offers uninterrupted ocean views, direct access to the beach, and an interior worthy of double-page spreads in the finest decor mags. It’s got the white walls, thatched roof and warm comfort of a welcoming beach house, but with a special sprinkling of modern luxury.
As for that deck, can you taste the zing of tonic water as you sip your sunset G&T?
The Setting Seaside
Lie of the land Sleeping up to eight people, the property features four bedrooms, and we’d suggest snagging one on the lower level, so you can amble over to the beach from your bed. There’s also a fully equipped kitchen, laundry room, kids’ playroom, rim-flow pool, and secure courtyard for sheltered summer lounging, away from the southeaster!
Luxe cred The villa is fully self-catering, yet the seclusion and immaculate interiors provide all the luxury you need. Resting on a sand dune with uninterrupted views of St Helena and Stompneus Bays, the villa gives you a feeling of peaceful seclusion you wouldn’t otherwise find if staying in the town centre. The large glass windows allow you to enjoy the sunrise, sunset, and everything in between, without having to move a muscle…
Child friendly? Yes
Pet friendly? No
Cost From R7 860 per night
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Where to find it Stompneus Bay, Cape West Coast, Western Cape

Bordeaux on Britannia

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Bordeaux on Britannia View: Best Villas

Situated among the endless cluster of houses on Britannia Bay’s Golden Mile, this villa – like all the others on the strip – boasts ridiculously stunning sea views, but also your very own private path down to the breathtakingly beautiful beach a stone’s throw away. Inside, the contemporary, Greek-Moroccan decor blends seamlessly with the outdoors, and there are various comfortable and stylish places to relax and soak up the scene.
The setting Seaside
Lie of the land The villa sleeps up to 10 guests in five bedrooms, two of which are sea-facing and one with bunk beds that sleeps four children. The fully equipped kitchen is beautifully appointed with white and charcoal crockery and cutlery, and opens onto a spacious dining and living area boasting a cinema-size smart TV (perfect for evening movies and sport enthusiasts). A sunkissed central courtyard with a heated pool makes dips in winter a thing! There’s even a skateboarding half-pipe at the back, and a utility room with three mountain bikes, a table tennis table, and a double seated family-friendly surf ski for guest use.
Luxe cred A highlight of our stay was the warm welcome and hospitality we received from villa manager Joseph, who comes in twice daily to clean the kitchen and make up the rooms, and is also on hand to assist with anything you may need during your stay. Guests also receive a complimentary bottle of the villa’s bordeaux blend (you can purchase more from the cellar under the staircase).
The villa is fully self-catering, but breakfast can be arranged on request.Complimentary wi-fi, is part of the deal, but why would you want to be on your devices when you could be outside embracing the breathtaking setting: beach walks, shell-collecting, castle-building, and so on.
Child friendly? Yes, over the age of 6
Pet friendly? No
Cost From R6 500 per night (depending on season)
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Where to find it Golden Mile Boulevard, Britannia Bay, St Helena Bay, Western Cape


Romans Villa

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Gansbaai Romans: Best Villas

Situated on the Cape Whale Coast, Romans Villa is an ultra-luxury self-catering beachfront vacation home within the secure gated Romansbaai Beach & Fynbos Estate, Gansbaai, Western Cape, South Africa. The north-facing, summer wind-protected Kevin Gadd designed home is of generous proportions and is constructed over three levels. The villa comprises 6 bedrooms with luxury bedding and linen, each with its own spacious en-suite bathroom and private veranda.
The Setting Seaside
Lie of the land The living and dining area, with an Italian fireplace and flat-screen satellite television, opens up onto the hardwood timber decking leading directly to the swimming pool. The fully fitted kitchen and scullery has high-end Miele and Bosch appliances throughout, while the fully enclosed, furnished entertainment veranda boats a built-in barbecue, solid oak feature bar with Miele appliances, and flat-screen satellite television, and opens up onto the level lawn area and outdoor fire pit with magnificent beach, ocean, and mountain views. A protected courtyard with comfortable outdoor furniture allows for further natural light into the home, and there are three oversized garages and guest parking available within the property.
Luxe cred The villa is cleaned and serviced daily, and a private chef can be arranged for the duration of your stay.
Child friendly? Yes, for children over the age of two. Please note must they’ll have to climb the stairs.
Pet friendly? No
Cost From R10 900 per night (depending on season)
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Where to find it Romansbaai Beach & Fynbos Estate, Gansbaai, Western Cape

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Time of publication: 05 December 2018