Thinking about where to spend your honeymoon vacation? South Africa’s Mother City is one of the best destinations for couples who are looking for a perfect place to celebrate the beginning of their life as a married couple. The good news is there are plenty of excellent honeymoon accommodation options to choose from. From luxurious 5-star hotels to small romantic boutique villas, we have handpicked some of the best properties for an ideal honeymoon in Cape Town.
1 Cape Grace
Cape Grace is one of the best hotels for a romantic honeymoon in Cape Town. This elegant V&A Waterfront property features an award-winning Signal Restaurant and offers spectacular views of Table Mountain. There are dozens of different room types to choose from and each unit is uniquely decorated with a variety of antique and contemporary pieces to offer an ideal setting for the honeymoon of your dreams. You and your partner can enjoy soothing spa treatments and unwind with a bottle of wine at the on-site Bascule Whiskey & Wine Bar.
2 Ellerman House
Located on a cliffside right above Bantry Bay with charming views of the Atlantic Ocean and Robben Island, Ellerman House consists of 2 luxury villas and one main house. This lovely Edwardian mansion boasts a contemporary interior with numerous of pieces of South African art and antiques. Travelers on their honeymoon will have a chance to visit the private cellar which houses over 7,500 bottles of the finest wines.
3 The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa
One of the most popular hotels for couples on honeymoon in Cape Town, the Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa offers a stunning seaside location, impeccable service, and a world-class restaurant where you can try delicious local and International dishes. You can also go for a dip in one of the swimming pools, see a movie at the 16-seat cinema, or enjoy a massage treatment at the on-site spa center.
4 Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
Opened in 1899, Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel is a historic property that offers spa treatments for couples, luxurious accommodation, first-class cuisine, and top-notch service. Admire the English colonial style interiors and take a walk through their fabulous manicured gardens. If you are looking for a romantic dining experience, have dinner at the on-site Platen Restaurants where the famous Chef Rudi Liebenberg is in charge of making delicious meals using locally sourced ingredients.
5 Stillness Manor & Spa
Nestled right above the Constantia Valley Winelands, Stillness Manor & Spa is a historic Cape Dutch manor that boasts 7 spacious suites including a classy presidential suite which is ideal for couples on their honeymoon. Enjoy spa treatments together at the on-site Stillness Spa or admire the panoramic views of the mountains and False Bay from your private terrace. Visitors who are looking to get away from all the hustle and bustle of the city center should definitely consider booking one of the suites for their unforgettable honeymoon adventure here at the Stillness Manor & Spa.
6 Vineyard Hotel
Located in Newlands, the Vineyard Hotel is a family-owned property that offers 208 rooms, a lovely bar-café in the lobby with antique chairs and blackboard menus, and the charming Angsana Spa where you can get a variety of beauty and spa treatments. All rooms come with a minibar with coffee making facilities and television with satellite channels. Enjoy magnificent views of Table Mountain or go for a swim in their on-site swimming pool. For dinner, try the modern fusion cuisine at the Myoga Restaurant or order some delicious sushi at the Square Restaurant. Couples who wish to work out on their honeymoon can take advantage of the well-equipped Health and Fitness Center.
7 Winchester Mansions Hotel
Winchester Mansions Hotel is one of those beachfront hotels that everyone in Cape Town talks about. This luxurious property is located along the Sea Point Promenade and offers magnificent views of the Atlantic Ocean. The fabulous service and the lovely Cape Dutch architecture make Winchester Mansions Hotel one of the best places in Cape Town for a honeymoon celebration. All of the rooms are spacious and offer either mountain or sea views.
8 Southern Light Country House
A modern guesthouse, Southern Light Country House is located in the lush surrounds in Constantia just a short walk away from dozens of golf courses, award-winning wine estates, and magnificent forests. The two-acre garden offers a perfect setting for an unforgettable honeymoon in Cape Town and the service is truly amazing. The en-suite luxury rooms are nicely decorated and offer magnificent views of the nearby forests. If you wish to get away from it all and enjoy some peace and quiet, spending your honeymoon at the Southern Light Country House is definitely a must.
9 Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront
Overlooking their own private marina, Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront is conveniently located on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean and boasts 177 tastefully decorated rooms and suites. This luxurious hotel in Cape Town features a number of impeccable services and amenities including spa treatments, cosmopolitan ambiance, and first-class dining options. Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront is an ideal place for honeymooners who wish to stay in the heart of the city on the V&A Waterfront.
10 Cheviot Place Guest House
Cheviot Place Guest House is a 105-year-old Victorian style home located on the slopes of Signal Hill with magnificent views of Robben Island and Table Bay. Couples on honeymoon are welcomed with a complimentary cup of coffee, juice, or beer. There are different room types to choose from including the sunrise room with Oregon one wood floors, a garden room which boasts private terrace and laminate flooring, and the daybreak room that is ideal for honeymooners. There is also the wine cellar self-contained apartment that features Crete stone walls and a wooden kitchen table.
Many of our villas offer an excellent choice for small, intimate, private weddings. We also offer a vast choice of luxury accommodation for your next holiday in Cape Town, along with Guest Concierge, local tours and plenty more besides. Get in touch today to find out more about hiring a villa for your wedding in Cape Town.