Western Cape

Western Cape

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Country South Africa
42 Beachy Head

42 Beachy Head

Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
Handpicked for you… Every day at Beachy Head starts with a full-frame sunrise over the ocean. Dolphi More info
Anastasis

Anastasis

Noordhoek, Cape Peninsula
Handpicked for you … If Anastasis House didn’t stand on terra firma, it could easily be a spacious a More info
Arambrook

Arambrook

Bishopscourt, Cape Town
The Arambrook Boutique Hotel in Bishopscourt is full of surprises. After the deepest sleep you’ve ev More info
Arcadia

Arcadia

Bantry Bay, Atlantic Seaboard
Bantry Bay lies between a scramble of coarsely crystalline rocks on this famous Cape peninsual coast More info
Aristea

Aristea

Noordhoek, Cape Peninsula
High up the hill above the pastoral paddocks of rural Noordhoek is our newest hideaway: a four-bedro More info
At Olive Beach House

At Olive Beach House

Yzerfontein, West Coast
There’s something undeniably special about the West Coast that makes it one of the most enthralling More info
At the Beach

At the Beach

Britannia Bay, West Coast
This perfect beach hideaway is beautifully situated on the beach, ideal for those who want to catch More info
Ayodele

Ayodele

Constantia, Cape Town
I love living in Cape Town, it’s the place to be in South Africa. Constantia is a rather gracious ar More info
Azure

Azure

West Coast
Azure, for me, describes not just a colour, but that light, joyous feeling of being by a bright blue More info
Badenhorst Farm Cottage

Badenhorst Farm Cottage

Swartland
Life on the farm has never been such fun. This special simple cottage on this glorious, small and ex More info
Bakoven Seahorse

Bakoven Seahorse

Bakoven, Atlantic Seaboard
For those rare moments in our busy lives, when we hear the internal call for calm, and need for natu More info
Baxter House

Baxter House

Boulder's Beach, Simon's Town
When the children were small and we needed to go to a beach where they could play safely all day and More info
Beach House Zonnestraal

Beach House Zonnestraal

Paternoster, West Coast8 / 10
Call this Paternoster gem your holiday spot! Imagine waking up to a gorgeous view, spending lazy aft More info
Beachwood on Robberg

Beachwood on Robberg

Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
Handpicked for you … From Beachwood on Robberg you can not only see whales blowing vapour plumes int More info
Belle Balance

Belle Balance

Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
For many of us, when we think of Plettenberg Bay we can liken it to a notorious, flamboyant characte More info
Beta Beach

Beta Beach

Bakoven, Atlantic Seaboard
One of Cape Town’s most closely guarded secrets is the existence of little Beta Beach at Bakoven. Su More info
Bimble House

Bimble House

Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
The Bailey family’s Plettenberg escape, Bimble House, has as much personality, style, whimsy and off More info
Birdhouse

Birdhouse

Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
There’s one thing that certain about holiday houses in South Africa. They have no need to ape the Eu More info
Blue House

Blue House

Llandudno, Atlantic Seaboard
It’s well-known that the alluring little hamlet of Llandudno and its myriad shades of blue evokes Me More info
Blue Lagoon

Blue Lagoon

Langebaan, West Coast
Blue Lagoon beach house is situated in the seaside town of Langebaan, right on the lagoon. Langebaan More info
Blue Waters

Blue Waters

Simon's Town, Southern Peninsula
We always seem to arrive at this gorgeous seaside cottage (yes, we’re regulars!) just in time for su More info
Bobbejaanskloof

Bobbejaanskloof

Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
On the edge of Plettenberg Bay on the Garden Route, hidden amongst the foothills of the Tsitsikamma More info
Boulders Cottage

Boulders Cottage

Simon's Town, Southern Peninsula
This gorgeous cottage was love at first sight for me with its beautiful, luxurious décor. Once again More info
Buitenzorg

Buitenzorg

Constantia, Cape Town
With its dapper 1940’s Cape Dutch facade and eclectic, unfettered interiors, Buitenzorg holds its po More info
Buitenzorg Cottage

Buitenzorg Cottage

Constantia, Cape Town
An utterly beautiful thatched cottage on the glorious private estate of Buitenzorg. Set on six acres More info
Bungalow St James

Bungalow St James

St James, Southern Peninsula
A trip to the seaside village of St. James is like jumping into a classic novel where romance, wande More info
By the Seaside

By the Seaside

Kalk Bay, Southern Peninsula
By the seaside is a much loved artist’s home in the heart of the bustling harbour town of Kalk More info
Cape Heritage Hotel

Cape Heritage Hotel

Cape Town City Bowl
In the very heart of Cape Town is this historic boutique hotel, with its hub of a central courtyard More info
Cape View

Cape View

Clifton, Atlantic Seaboard
Cape View is situated in the affluent Cape Town suburb of Clifton, above the very popular and infamo More info
Casa Blanca

Casa Blanca

Clifton, Atlantic Seaboard
Tucked under Lion’s Head and with stupendous views over the sea and Twelve Apostles, Casa Blanca is More info
Casa Blu'

Casa Blu'

West Coast
You couldn’t get closer to the beach if you tried than at this hidden treasure up the West Coast. It More info
Church Cottage

Church Cottage

Churchhaven, West Coast
A sudden sense of stillness takes over as you meander your way down the not-so beaten pathway toward More info
Clifton Bungalow 47

Clifton Bungalow 47

Clifton, Atlantic Seaboard
Clifton Bungalow is a feet up on the sofa, sandy feet allowed seashore home on the edge of the Atlan More info
Cloudbreak

Cloudbreak

Bishopscourt, Cape Town
If you combined the glorious arching space of a country church, an art gallery with enough volume to More info
Compass House Boutique Hotel

Compass House Boutique Hotel

Bantry Bay, Atlantic Seaboard
Compass House is all about location – with one of the best positions in Bantry Bay, just a few doors More info
Copper House

Copper House

Zwaanswyk, Steenberg Estate
A fun conversation topic, one that opens up the windows to stranger’s souls, the doors to their idea More info
Couvaloup

Couvaloup

Hopefield
Lovingly run by owner extraordinaire Laurent Bayard, Couvaloup Guest House’s otherworldly eclectic s More info
Denneboom

Denneboom

Constantia, Cape Town
If we were to leave the beautiful valley of Hout Bay, Klein Constantia is the place we would choose More info
Djinn Palace

Djinn Palace

Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
For many generations, Plettenberg Bay has been revered as a hot spot for family holidays, where ever More info
Dolphin Cottage

Dolphin Cottage

Camps Bay, Atlantic Seaboard
Dolphin Cottage is a charming beachside cottage on Glen Beach in Camps Bay. It has all the attractio More info
Duiker House

Duiker House

Kommetjie, Southern Peninsula
Duiker House, is the much loved home of two people, one an architect. They have lavished love and at More info
Dune House

Dune House

Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
Peering out over the seemingly infinite ripples of one of Plettenberg Bay’s tidal lagoons, rests Dun More info
Emanzini

Emanzini

Llandudno, Atlantic Seaboard
Llandudno is an enclave cut into a steep mountainside, surrounded by sweet textures of earth shades More info
Ezulwini

Ezulwini

Clifton, Atlantic Seaboard
Nestled along the iconic coastal stretch of Victoria Road Ezulwini, meaning heaven, offers a serene More info
Ezulwini Mbili

Ezulwini Mbili

Clifton, Atlantic Seaboard
Nestled along the iconic coastal stretch of Victoria Road Ezulwini, meaning heaven, offers a serene More info
Ezulwini Moja

Ezulwini Moja

Clifton, Atlantic Seaboard
The cottages at Ezulwini are each one of a kind. The house is nestled along the coastal stretch in C More info
Farniente

Farniente

Kommetjie, Southern Peninsula
If I was asked to describe my ideal man, I’d resort to the shamefully banal narrative of honest, ope More info
Feng Shui

Feng Shui

Yzerfontein, West Coast
Handpicked for you… A light house is not always a tower. Sometimes it’s an elevated and magnificent More info
Fynbos

Fynbos

Churchhaven, West Coast
Fynbos is another one of our perfect hideaways in the West Coast National Park, one of the Cape’s be More info
Gaia

Gaia

Constantia, Cape Town
Available for shoots, please enquire with the office.More info
Gemini

Gemini

Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
Gemini is just perfect for long, hot summer holidays then snuggle up in winter and run forever on th More info
Glen Crescent

Glen Crescent

Higgovale, Cape Town
If ever there was a house situated in that mythic space halfway between a mountain and the sea, then More info
Glendirk

Glendirk

Bishopscourt, Cape Town
It is no small miracle that Glen Dirk, an historic Constantia estate, still exists in an area of the More info
Gonana Guest House

Gonana Guest House

West Coast
Handpicked for you… As one of the oldest traditional fishing villages on the West Coast, Paternoster More info
Grotto Bay

Grotto Bay

Grotto Bay, West Coast
This classic wooden beach house is perfect for the whole family as it is a short walk through the fy More info
Heron House

Heron House

Riebeek Kasteel
Every place has its own story to tell, its exposed and hidden beauty to share, its purpose and its p More info
Higgo Road

Higgo Road

Higgovale, Cape Town
This house on a hill in one of Cape Town’s most prized suburbs, Higgovale, oozes effortless 21st cen More info
Hope Cottage

Hope Cottage

Constantia, Cape Town
Once a stable, perhaps, or a cow byre or dairy, and now an impossibly chic two-bedroom, two-bathroom More info
Hope House

Hope House

Oranjezicht, Cape Town
Grand and with good bones. It might well be a passing reference to a duchess of some standing in soc More info
House of Eels

House of Eels

Vermaaklikheid
Found in Vermaaklikheid, the small, idyllic town far removed from the hubbub of city life, House of More info
Hout Huisie

Hout Huisie

Schrywershoek, West Coast
Of all our hideaways in the West Coast National Park, this is the closest to the beach and has the m More info
Icaria

Icaria

Bantry Bay, Atlantic Seaboard
Suspended on the steep mountain slopes over Cape Town’s iconic Atlantic Seaboard is an astonishing h More info
Ice House

Ice House

Llandudno, Atlantic Seaboard
We were blown away by The Ice House in Llandudno when we went to have a look! The house definitely d More info
Indigo House

Indigo House

Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
High on the mountainside overlooking Plettenberg Bay lagoon, Indigo House commands a wide, spectacul More info
Johann's Cottage

Johann's Cottage

Churchhaven, West Coast
South Africa is full of beautiful places but to my mind Churchaven is the most alluring of all. I st More info
Kalu House

Kalu House

Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
If you get the feeling that Kalu House overlooking Keurbooms Lagoon, may have once been a fort or an More info
Koningsfontein

Koningsfontein

Stilbaai, Overberg
Koningsfontein lies on the banks of the beautiful GouKou river 7km upstream from the mouth and beach More info
Kopperfontein

Kopperfontein

Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
Handpicked for you … Sunbirds nest on the patio and tease nectar from a myriad indigenous flowers, a More info
Kurland Homestead

Kurland Homestead

Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
Handpicked for you … The gracious Cape Dutch homestead stands stoically watching over the vast estat More info
Kurland Villa

Kurland Villa

Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
A stay at Kurland is all about wide open spaces and the sense you’re living that rustic life – in st More info
La Grenadine

La Grenadine

Cape Town City Bowl
An absolutely charming French inspired petit hotel (in French ‘petit’ means ‘little’), but 5 bighear More info
La Petite Maison

La Petite Maison

Tamboerskloof, Cape Town
La Petite Maison in Tamboerskloof is just a short stroll from the trendy vibe of Kloof Street- one o More info
Lalapanzi

Lalapanzi

Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
Handpicked for you … Bathed in light, halfway to the clouds on the Robberg peninsula, Lalapanzi is a More info
Land's End

Land's End

Knysna, Garden Route
So, we’re pretty confident that this is THE location to choose on laid-back Leisure Isle as Land’s E More info
Langskuur

Langskuur

Herbertsdale, Garden Route
When a vision of transforming something old into something new arrives – an inspired, invigora More info
Limewood Lodge

Limewood Lodge

Constantia, Cape Town
Once an historic farm house surrounded by farmlands centuries ago, this Cape Dutch-style Constantia More info
Lookout House

Lookout House

Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
We are huge fans of Veronique Susman’s gorgeous homes and Lookout House is the latest. We love the v More info
Magpie Farm

Magpie Farm

Constantia, Cape Town
There are some homes that tell a story. That invite those who enter their doors on a journey into an More info
Maison Noir

Maison Noir

Hout Bay, Atlantic Seaboard
To enter the front door of Maison Noir one first traverses a wooden boardwalk straddling two ponds f More info
Marrakesh House

Marrakesh House

Britannia Bay, West Coast
Named after a British fishing vessel that ran aground after hitting an unchartered reef in 1826, the More info
Milkwood

Milkwood

Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
There are some homes that beckon you through their doors with an immediate warmth and generosity. Yo More info
Miramar

Miramar

Bantry Bay, Atlantic Seaboard
We love this tiny little apartment in Bantry Bay- and we know you will too! Make Miramar your home b More info
Morning Mist

Morning Mist

Churchhaven, West Coast
Morning Mist encapsulates the very essence of simple beach living. With its high reed ceilings, thic More info
Morning Tide

Morning Tide

Churchhaven, West Coast
This rustic yet elegant beach house is enviably positioned in the heart of the West Coast National P More info
Mosaic House

Mosaic House

Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
Adjacent the white sands and warm waters of Robberg Beach, Mosaic House stands tall, overlooking the More info
Nautilus

Nautilus

Llandudno, Atlantic Seaboard
As you take to the bends of the great Victoria Road, gliding alongside the Atlantic – in and o More info
Noordhoek Beach House

Noordhoek Beach House

Noordhoek, Cape Peninsula
This classic wooden beach house has just spectacular views. The dunes, Noordhoek’s long long b More info
Not Forgotten

Not Forgotten

Yzerfontein, West Coast
Not Forgotten is aptly named after a never to be forgotten beach holiday! It is a classic white, woo More info
Number Eleven

Number Eleven

Knysna, Garden Route
A dream destination for holidaymakers who love to entertain, Under Milkwood occupies prime position More info
Palm House

Palm House

Constantia, Cape Town
There’s always luxury in a decorating style that rates over-scaled dimensions as one of its key elem More info
Panorama

Panorama

Langebaan, West Coast
An original thatched house from the West Coast, known as a ‘long house’ – it will steal your h More info
Paula's Cottage

Paula's Cottage

Jacobs Bay, West Coast
Rocking gently in the hammock while watching hundreds of mesmerizing cormorants fish in circles at s More info
Pebbles

Pebbles

Kommetjie, Southern Peninsula
Pebbles is an almost-on-the-beach-house in Kommetjie on the Cape’s Southern Peninsula. This cl More info
Petrava

Petrava

Kalk Bay, Southern Peninsula
Overlooking the huge arc of False Bay to the south of the Cape Peninsula, Petrava House was built ea More info
Riverside House

Riverside House

Hout Bay, Atlantic Seaboard
Dramatic interiors, jawdropping double volumes, a magnificent riverine setting and garden and ample More info
Robberg Beach House

Robberg Beach House

Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
Just a stone’s throw away from Plettenberg Bay’s Robberg Beach, this lavish villa promises its guest More info
Roga Rock

Roga Rock

Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
Handpicked for you … At Roga Rock it feels like you are always on the beach. Well, actually you are. More info
Rose Madder Cottage

Rose Madder Cottage

Simon's Town, Southern Peninsula
Down a narrow and quiet lane in picturesque Simon’s Town is where you’ll find this delightful cottag More info
Saffron House

Saffron House

Clifton, Atlantic Seaboard
We all have a favourite beach in Cape Town and we have a few that are our absolute best. One of them More info
Salt House

Salt House

Yzerfontein, West Coast
Contemporary Modern Sea view Large living spaces Open plan Neutral palette Earthy Ample natural ligh More info
Samadhi

Samadhi

Hout Bay, Atlantic Seaboard
Arriving at Samadhi is like entering into a lavish, private sanctuary in one of Cape Town’s most div More info
San Michele

San Michele

Clifton, Atlantic Seaboard
This seriously stylish beachfront home would make the perfect location for the next James Bond movie More info
Schön! 1886

Schön! 1886

Gardens, Cape Town
When two beautiful things come together – much like the perfect pairing of a fine wine with an More info
Schrywershoek Cottage

Schrywershoek Cottage

West Coast National Park
Currently Schrywershoek Cottage is  undergoing renovation and will be ready for summer but is alread More info
Scrimshaw

Scrimshaw

Churchhaven, West Coast
Scrimshaw: A type of folk art dating from at least the 17th century in which whale teeth and bones, More info
Sea Glass

Sea Glass

Llandudno, Atlantic Seaboard
If a seaside holiday in a suitably stylish villa is on you and your family’s wish list, Sea Glass ce More info
Sea View Plait

Sea View Plait

St James, Southern Peninsula
High up in the hills of St. James, above the long stretch of Muizenberg’s bustling beach, Sea View P More info
Seagull Cottage

Seagull Cottage

Churchhaven, West Coast
Of all our Churchhaven properties in the West Coast National Park, this is the closest to the beach, More info
Serenity

Serenity

Zwaanswyk, Steenberg Estate
Tucked away in the scenic suburb of Zwaanswyk, on the foothills of the Constantiaberg mountains, Ser More info
Silver Bay Villa

Silver Bay Villa

Shelley Point, West Coast
The dune setting of this fabulous thatch roofed luxury villa slopes down to a pristine empty beach o More info
Skyfall

Skyfall

Llandudno, Atlantic Seaboard
Of all the stunningly scenic spots that occupy our Atlantic coastline, the quaint little pocket of L More info
Soul Arch

Soul Arch

Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
The owners were inspired by an Australian wooden beach house which has a new vernacular feel of ligh More info
Spray Cottage

Spray Cottage

St James, Southern Peninsula
I have always been attracted to the quaint seaside village of Kalk Bay on the Indian oceans edge. It More info
Straw Bales

Straw Bales

Calitzdorp, Western Cape
Straw Bales is rustic, simple and totally off the grid- just outside of Calitzdorp. Escape the maddi More info
Summerhill

Summerhill

Stilbaai, Overberg
If you have dreamed of finding a place where you can get away from it all, relax and unwind and leav More info
Sunbird

Sunbird

Churchhaven, West Coast
Sunbird is new to our nest in the West Coast National Park. Go to sleep to the soundtrack of the wet More info
Surf Shack

Surf Shack

Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
Plettenberg Bay is a seaside town that generously hands its visitors everything a beach getaway dema More info
Sylvan Cottage and Floreo Cottage

Sylvan Cottage and Floreo Cottage

Knysna, Garden Route
It’s like stepping into a Flemish still life – rich heritage colours blend with abundant floral beau More info
The Ark

The Ark

Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
A powerful and irrefutable feeling surges through you, when you walk through the hearty timber door More info
The Aven

The Aven

Camps Bay, Atlantic Seaboard
There’s a reason why the sprawling seaside suburb of Camps Bay has the reputation that it does. For More info
The Bay

The Bay

Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
This is a Plettenberg Bay home that offers both style and substance. Style, through its impeccably d More info
The Boat House

The Boat House

Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
I’ll be honest: The Boat House is so incredibly blissful that I had to be shoehorned out the front d More info
The Clifton

The Clifton

Clifton, Atlantic Seaboard
Nowhere is the old ‘location, location, location’ cliché more key than at The Clifton on Cape Town’s More info
The Cocteau

The Cocteau

Higgovale, Cape Town
The Cocteau, a contemporary house in Higgovale on the edge of Cape Town’s city centre, is all about More info
The Cove

The Cove

Knysna, Garden Route
The Cove otherwise known as the James Bond house is just a thrill to stay in! Designed by Greg Truen More info
The Love Pad

The Love Pad

Clifton, Atlantic Seaboard
We are very happy to launch our very first apartment in Clifton. It belongs to a friend who uses it More info
The Old Barn

The Old Barn

Koringberg
It didn’t take much to persuade the owners of this charming Koringberg hideaway to put down roots he More info
The Point

The Point

Kommetjie, Southern Peninsula
If you have decided on The Point beach house in Kommetjie, you have already said yes to fun, sun and More info
The Quarry House

The Quarry House

Higgovale, Cape Town
The Quarry House occupies a site that looks like it’s been scooped out of the mountain. It’s the old More info
The Rafters

The Rafters

Kalk Bay, Southern Peninsula
Who isn’t over those pretentiously minimalist, pale-palated villas where it’s de rigueur to eat anyt More info
The Rectory

The Rectory

Gardens, Cape Town
Let me confess: this house with its four attendant cottages, is my dream home. It was once the recto More info
The Sound

The Sound

Yzerfontein, West Coast
There is nothing better than switching off and taking time out at a beach house that is literally on More info
The Space House

The Space House

Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
The Space House hovers above the sand dunes of the famous Keurbooms beach, like a newly landed space More info
The Urban Safari

The Urban Safari

Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
When considering all of the abounding attributes Plettenberg Bay has to offer as a destination, one More info
The White House

The White House

Clifton, Atlantic Seaboard
Regarded as one of the most enviable stretches of sand and surf in Cape Town, between the pockets of More info
Thorn Tree

Thorn Tree

Churchhaven, West Coast
Deep in the West Coast National Park, in what is one of our favourite corners of the world, is Thorn More info
Tintswalo Atlantic

Tintswalo Atlantic

Hout Bay, Atlantic Seaboard
In Shangaan Tintswalo means ‘peace that you bestow upon someone who has given you a meaningful More info
Two Angels

Two Angels

Knysna, Garden Route
Fall off the balcony into the lagoon, views to die for, a real family holiday with a warm colourful More info
Villa Franchi

Villa Franchi

Riebeek Kasteel
The off-beat Swartland region, only an hour’s drive from Cape Town, has over the past decade or so, More info
Villa Intaba

Villa Intaba

Bishopscourt, Cape Town
When given free rein to design and build that dream house – the house you’ve been building in More info
Villa Kersbos

Villa Kersbos

Dwarskersbos, West Coast
Just beyond the quiet little dorpie of Velddrif, no more than two hours from Cape Town, an exquisite More info
Villa Toscana

Villa Toscana

Higgovale, Cape Town
Famous South African artist Beezy Bailey’s family home is completely hidden from view down a long dr More info
Villa Verte

Villa Verte

Hout Bay, Atlantic Seaboard
Nestled within the hills of Hout Bay, this sleek and contemporary hideaway peaks out through the for More info
Waterline

Waterline

Noordhoek, Cape Peninsula
“It’s the views from the upstairs living room that really give this place drama: straight ahead are More info
West of the Moon

West of the Moon

Churchhaven, West Coast
Churchhaven is a paradise apart, a world away. Here, on the pristine shores of Langebaan Lagoon and More info
Whale Bay

Whale Bay

St James, Southern Peninsula
In the glittery world of commercial tourism, St James is a closely guarded secret, a unique 200 metr More info
Whaler’s Way

Whaler’s Way

Churchhaven, West Coast
“One of the top 10 best places to stay in South Africa” – Condé Nast House & Garden (October 200 More info
Whalesong Beach Cottage

Whalesong Beach Cottage

Churchhaven, West Coast
As you drive the long winding road through the wilderness of the West Coast’s National Park, and arr More info
White Waters

White Waters

Kommetjie, Southern Peninsula
Daniel and Micheal Beatty grew up surfing the white waters of Kommetjie – and what a great place to More info
Wild Olive

Wild Olive

Riebeek Kasteel
Accommodation inside Wild Olive House consists of a spacious open-plan sitting room, dining room and More info
Yellowwood Cottage

Yellowwood Cottage

Churchhaven, West Coast
Yellowwood Cottage in Churchhaven overlooks the soft, sage greens of the West Coast National Park, w More info
Zwarte Valley

Zwarte Valley

Sedgefield, Garden Route
Perhaps because this house was originally a simple wood and iron cottage with a warm hearth, was bui More info