Western Cape

Western Cape

Things to do - general

Country South Africa
Sports & nature

Nature

Visa requirements

Visa is required.

Languages spokenEnglish
Currency usedRands(R)
Area (km2)129,462

Nightlife info

Nightlife

Culture and history info

Culture and History

12 Hofmeyr - For Sale

12 Hofmeyr - For Sale

Gardens, Cape Town City Bowl
Located in a quiet, leafy street making it hard to believe that you are in the centre of the city, 1 More info
28 & Sunny

28 & Sunny

West Coast
The name of this bright, fresh West Coast bolthole is almost temptation enough, and for a good part More info
28 & Sunny - For Sale

28 & Sunny - For Sale

Dwarskersbos
Two hours away from Cape Town, a little further up the coast from Paternoster, and close to surfing More info
41 Misty Cliffs

41 Misty Cliffs

Misty Cliffs
I first discovered the coastal area of Misty Cliffs nine years ago while training for the Cape Town More info
Akasha Mountain Retreat

Akasha Mountain Retreat

Heidelberg
Akasha Mountain Retreat is a labour of love for its owners. Elana and Chris moved to an isolated mou More info
Angel's Place

Angel's Place

Camps Bay
Camps Bay and its famous beachside isn’t called Cape Town’s Copacabana for nothing. Here, you’ll fin 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
Bantry Bay lies between a scramble of coarsely crystalline rocks on this famous Cape peninsual coast More info
Aristea

Aristea

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

At the Beach

Britannia Bay
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
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 Cottage

Bakoven Cottage

Bakoven, Atlantic Seaboard
With a secret beach and a secluded garden this white washed wooden cottage is the most wonderful bea 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
Bakoven Views

Bakoven Views

Bakoven, Atlantic Seaboard
This Atlantic Seaboard home in buzzing Camps Bay is ideal for everyone whose idea of high-end holida 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
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
The Bailey family’s Plettenberg escape, Bimble House, has as much personality, style, whimsy and off More info
Birdhouse

Birdhouse

Plettenberg Bay
There’s one thing that certain about holiday houses in South Africa. They have no need to ape the Eu More info
Bishops View - For Sale

Bishops View - For Sale

Kalk Bay, False Bay
This contemporary seaside home, overlooking the village park, is situated in the heart of Kalk Bay w More info
Blue Lagoon

Blue Lagoon

Langebaan
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
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
By the Seaside

By the Seaside

Kalk Bay, False Bay
By the seaside is a much loved artist’s home in the heart of the bustling harbour town of Kalk More info
Camp Robberg

Camp Robberg

Plettenberg Bay
Along the south-eastern coast of the country, where the Indian ocean meets the shore, held in the pa 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
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
Clifton Court

Clifton Court

Clifton, Atlantic Seaboard
Clifton Court is a gorgeous apartment on the Cape’s Atlantic Seaboard directly opposite the steps to More info
Clifton Fourth

Clifton Fourth

Clifton, Atlantic Seaboard
How to describe Clifton Fourth, the sublime beach bungalow situated right on Cape Town’s very best b 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
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, Constantia
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
Daisy Cottage

Daisy Cottage

Citrusdal
Daisy Cottage is the new arrival in the Waterfall Farm family, a two bedroom cottage for four, this 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
Dolphin Cottage

Dolphin Cottage

Camps Bay
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
Peering out over the seemingly infinite ripples of one of Plettenberg Bay’s tidal lagoons, rests Dun More info
Dutch East India House

Dutch East India House

Kalk Bay, False Bay
Restored to perfection, Dutch East India House welcomes with gleaming black-and-white chequered floo More info
Emanzini

Emanzini

Llandudno
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
Gemini

Gemini

Plettenberg Bay
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
Groot Paternoster - Sold

Groot Paternoster - Sold

Paternoster
House size: 332 sqm Plot size: 600 sqm (Plot includes 1/20 share of 165ha commonage) 3 bedrooms with More info
Groot Paternoster Private Land - Sold

Groot Paternoster Private Land - Sold

Paternoster
Life in Paternoster is simple, especially in the Groot Paternoster Private Nature Reserve. Days star More info
Grotto Bay

Grotto Bay

Grotto Bay
This classic wooden beach house is perfect for the whole family as it is a short walk onto the beach More info
Grotto Bay - For Sale

Grotto Bay - For Sale

Grotto Bay
This classic wooden beach house is perfect for the whole family as it is a short walk onto the beach More info
Honey Cottage

Honey Cottage

Citrusdal
Honey Cottage is the kind of destination where you go to sleep with the sun and rise with the rooste 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
Hygge House

Hygge House

Hout Bay
Breathe and reconnect in this pared-down, Scandi styled home in a sought after security estate. The More info
Icaria

Icaria

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

Ice House

Llandudno
We were blown away by The Ice House in Llandudno when we went to have a look! The house definitely d More info
India House - Sold

India House - Sold

Bainskloof Pass
This private nature reserve boasts access to spectacular mountain hikes and trails and two main pere More info
Indigo House

Indigo House

Plettenberg Bay
High on the mountainside overlooking Plettenberg Bay lagoon, Indigo House commands a wide, spectacul More info
Kalu House

Kalu House

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

Kasteel Villa

Clifton, Atlantic Seaboard
This quintessential beachside home is the perfect answer for a family looking for an authentic, pict More info
Kenrock - For Sale

Kenrock - For Sale

Hout Bay
Kenrock is a country estate in Hout Bay, edged by a curtsy of three mountain ranges and with a 180-d More info
Koningsfontein

Koningsfontein

Stilbaai
Koningsfontein lies on the banks of the beautiful GouKou river 7km upstream from the mouth and beach More info
Kurland Boutique Hotel

Kurland Boutique Hotel

Plettenberg Bay
“What\’s in a name? That which we call a rose, by any other word would smell as sweet.” – Will More info
Kurland Villa

Kurland Villa

Plettenberg Bay
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 Maison du Sud

La Maison du Sud

Hout Bay
Imagine yourself at a crossroads of sophisticated culture, and style with virtual borders; a dash of More info
La Maison du Sud - For Sale

La Maison du Sud - For Sale

Hout Bay
Imagine yourself at a crossroads of sophisticated culture, and style with virtual borders; a dash of 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
Land for Sale - Sold

Land for Sale - Sold

West Coast National Park
Completely off the grid, Churchhaven offers an escape to a simpler life. It’s a place of perfe More info
Land's End

Land's End

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

Laroche

11 Old Road, Tierboskloof, Hout Bay, Hout Bay
Emerging from the rugged slopes at the back of Table Mountain, nestled on the fringe of the Myburghs More info
Le 12

Le 12

Llandudno
This artisits house in Llandudno screams location, location,location! Drink in the views of the ocea 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
Limewood Lodge - Sold

Limewood Lodge - Sold

Constantia, Cape Town
Once an historic farm house surrounded by farmlands, this Cape Dutch-style Constantia home – now wit More info
Littlehampton

Littlehampton

Simon's Town, Southern Peninsula
Revitalise your spirits and mellow into your holiday in this gorgeous clapboard beach cottage. Decor More info
Lookout House

Lookout House

Plettenberg Bay
We are huge fans of Veronique Susman’s gorgeous homes and Lookout House is the latest. We love the v More info
Maison Hugo

Maison Hugo

Cape Town Central
This beautifully preserved Victorian cottage will enchant you the minute you lay eyes on it. It reta More info
Maison Hugo - For Sale

Maison Hugo - For Sale

Cape Town Central
This beautifully preserved Victorian cottage will enchant you the minute you lay eyes on it. It reta More info
Maison Noir

Maison Noir

Hout Bay
To enter the front door of Maison Noir one first traverses a wooden boardwalk straddling two ponds f More info
Milkwood

Milkwood

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

Miramar

Bantry Bay
We love this tiny little apartment in Bantry Bay- and we know you will too! Make Miramar your home b More info
Moak se Nes - Sold

Moak se Nes - Sold

West Coast National Park
Immerse yourself in holiday life on the lagoon. Enjoy big lunches after a morning on the beach in th More info
Morning Mist - Share for Sale

Morning Mist - Share for Sale

West Coast National Park
Morning Mist encapsulates the very essence of simple beach living. With its high reed ceilings, thic More info
Mosaic House

Mosaic House

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

Noordhoek Beach House

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

Not Forgotten

Yzerfontein
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
A dream destination for holidaymakers who love to entertain, Under Milkwood occupies prime position More info
Olive Beach House

Olive Beach House

Yzerfontein
When it comes to chic weekend or holiday getaways it goes without saying that most of us would prefe 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
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
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, False Bay
Overlooking the huge arc of False Bay to the south of the Cape Peninsula, Petrava House was built ea More info
Pezula Private Castle

Pezula Private Castle

Pezula
South Africa isn’t noted for its castle architecture. Not that you’d notice, given that there are si More info
Plett Habitat

Plett Habitat

Plettenberg Bay
Plett Habitat is the newest of our beach houses in Plett. Just a short walk along the board walk to More info
Riverside House

Riverside House

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

Robberg Beach House

Plettenberg Bay
Just a stone’s throw away from Plettenberg Bay’s Robberg Beach, this lavish villa promises its guest 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
Rosenblatt

Rosenblatt

Tamboerskloof, Cape Town
With all of her captivating attributes, The Mother City dishes up wondrous little gems everywhere yo More info
Saffron House

Saffron House

Clifton, Atlantic Seaboard
We all have a favorite beaches in Cape Town and we have a few that are our absolute best. One of the More info
Samadhi

Samadhi

Hout Bay
Just when you think you can’t get any higher up Hout Bay’s forested slopes and tucked-away lanes, Sa 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
Sea Glass

Sea Glass

Llandudno
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
High up in the hills of St. James, above the long stretch of Muizenberg’s bustling beach, Sea View P More info
SeaFoam

SeaFoam

Llandudno
SeaFoam is the home of Anne and Steve Eales, founders of Naartjie Clothing, and their 3 sons. Creati More info
Seagull Cottage - Sold

Seagull Cottage - Sold

West Coast National Park
Of all our properties in Churchhaven, this is the closest to the beach with awesome views of the abs More info
Shades of White

Shades of White

Blue Water Bay
Shades of White is the kind of beach house that matches its surroundings so effortlessly it looks as More info
Silver Bay Villa

Silver Bay Villa

Shelley Point
The dune setting of this fabulous thatch roofed luxury villa slopes down to a pristine empty beach o More info
Sommières - Sold

Sommières - Sold

Hout Bay
Tucked away down a country lane off the slopes of Suikerbossie is a Provencal-style home named after More info
Soul Arch

Soul Arch

Plettenberg Bay
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
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

Blombos
If you have dreamed of finding a place where you can get away from it all, relax and unwind and leav More info
Surf Shack

Surf Shack

Plettenberg Bay
Plettenberg Bay is a seaside town that generously hands its visitors everything a beach getaway dema More info
Sylvan Cottage

Sylvan Cottage

Knysna
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
A powerful and irrefutable feeling surges through you, when you walk through the hearty timber door More info
The Aviary

The Aviary

Higgovale, Cape Town
Ready for a surprise? Nestled in the leafiest enclave of Higgovale, on the slopes of Table Mountain, More info
The Aviary - For sale

The Aviary - For sale

Higgovale, Cape Town
Nestled in the leafiest enclave of Higgovale, on the slopes of Table Mountain, The Aviary combines t More info
The Bay

The Bay

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

The Beach House

Misty Cliffs
The Beach House, sitting proud and pretty on the grassy slopes of Cape Town’s Misty Cliffs, is quite More info
The Boat House

The Boat House

Plettenberg Bay
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

Pezula
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 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, False Bay
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
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
The Space House hovers above the sand dunes of the famous Keurbooms beach, like a newly landed space More info
Tintswalo Atlantic

Tintswalo Atlantic

Hout Bay
In Shangaan Tintswalo means ‘peace that you bestow upon someone who has given you a meaningful More info
Touch Stone

Touch Stone

Clifton, Atlantic Seaboard
Who can resist the allure of Clifton, with its turquoise waters and string of exceptional white-sand More info
Two Angels

Two Angels

Knysna
Fall off the balcony into the lagoon, views to die for, a real family holiday with a warm colourful 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
Nestled within the hills of Hout Bay, this sleek and contemporary hideaway peaks out through the for More info
Waterfall Farm - For Sale

Waterfall Farm - For Sale

Citrusdal
The Cederberg Mountains of the Western Cape have always provided a welcome escape for holidaying Cap More info
Waterfall Farm House

Waterfall Farm House

Citrusdal
A trip to Waterfall Farm transports you to a bygone era of Karoo style homesteads, leafy gardens and More info
Waterline

Waterline

Noordhoek
“It’s the views from the upstairs living room that really give this place drama: straight ahead are More info
Weavers Nest

Weavers Nest

Citrusdal
Weaver’s Nest is the baby sister in the Waterfall Farm family, a two bedroom cottage that sleeps no More info
Whale Bay

Whale Bay

St James
In the glittery world of commercial tourism, St James is a closely guarded secret, a unique 200 metr 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

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

Zonnestraal

Paternoster8 / 10
Call this Paternoster gem your holiday spot! Imagine waking up to a gorgeous view, spending lazy aft More info
Zonnestraal - Shares for sale

Zonnestraal - Shares for sale

Paternoster
Call this Paternoster gem your holiday spot! Imagine waking up to a gorgeous view, spending lazy aft More info
Zwarte Valley

Zwarte Valley

The Lakes
Perhaps because this house was originally a simple wood and iron cottage with a warm hearth, was bui More info