The Absolute Best Places to stay on Your Next Cape Town Trip

Planning a trip to one of the most beautiful and vibrant cities in the world can be a truly exciting experience. The Mother City is known for her variety of beautiful beaches, picturesque coastlines, stunning natural wonders and endless range of attractions, landmarks and must-visit destinations. All of which make for an incredibly memorable trip to the ever-charming, always-beautiful Cape Town. However, what will make your Cape Town trip even more unforgettable is having the perfect place to call your own for the duration of your trip.

Here are some of the absolute best places to stay on your next Cape Town trip that will not only provide you with everything you want and need, but the most magnificent backdrops and views too:

Atlantic Seaboard: Villa Felicity

Places to stay on Your Next Cape Town Trip

The Atlantic Seaboard, also known as Cape Town’s Riviera, has established itself as one of the Mother City’s most beautiful must-visit destinations. Boasting some of the most magnificent beaches and coastlines in the world, scenic drives, iconic landmarks and a vibrant nightlife and entertainment scene, it truly is the ultimate mecca for just about everything. Therefore, making it the absolute best place to stay on your next Cape Town trip.

Located in the Atlantic Seaboard, Villa Felicity is a place to call your own. It’s a mesmerising 5-star, 5-bedroom luxury villa on the coast of the vibrant Camps Bay. It boasts an ocean-facing pool, stunning patio with sun loungers, a stunning outdoor entertainment area, a contemporary open-pan living and dining area and all the state-of-the-art amenities your heart desires. Thereby making for a luxurious and memorable stay in the beautiful Atlantic Seaboard on your next Cape Town trip. And not to mention you’re just a short distance from the beach and a range of other incredible Mother City attractions.


Atlantic Seaboard: Modern Hideaway

Places to stay on Your Next Cape Town Trip

With the Atlantic Seaboard being such a sought-after Cape Town destination, we can’t help but showcase another one of it’s stunning villas. Boasting sensational interiors and a captivatingly beautiful outdoor living area, Modern Hideaway is without a doubt a Cape Town villa dream come true. It’s all encompassing beauty makes it great for an extended Cape Town trip or a quick getaway from the hustle and bustle.

This chic 5-star villa boasts 6 beautiful en-suite bedrooms, spectacular open plan living spaces, contemporary modern touches and furnishes, a beautifully decked outdoor entertainment area with a swimming pool, jacuzzi, sun loungers, ample amounts of space and so much more. The Modern Hideaway is one private luxury villa that truly has anything and everything your heart could desire.

Not only is this private villa beautiful, striking and unique, it’s magnificent view of Lions Head, the Twelve Apostles mountain range and the Atlantic Ocean, paired with its prime Camps Bay location and close proximity to a variety of Cape Town’s top attractions, makes it one of the absolute best places to stay on your Cape Town trip.



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Llandudno: 44 On The Bend

Places to stay on Your Next Cape Town Trip

Llandudno beach has not only established itself as one of Cape Town’s best kept beachy secrets, but one of the most beautiful destinations in the Mother City. Known for its white sand, crisp turquoise waters and giant granite boulders, Llandudno is easily one of the most photogenic beaches in Cape Town. The fact that its flanked by mountains and dotted by large boulders also makes it more exclusive and sheltered, and far less crowded than other nearby beaches. Thereby making it the perfect escape for a laid-back beach day of soaking up all the Cape Town sunshine and spectacular ocean views.

Llandudno’s appeal lies in its relaxed and tranquil approach to life, thereby offering everyone who visits it the perfect beach oasis and breakaway destination from all the hustle and bustle. However, if you’re looking to get a bite of the Cape Town action, Hout Bay, the City Bowl, Camps Bay and its bustling beachfront and vibrant sunset strip is just a short distance away. It’s also a better way to enjoy everything this stunning beachfront destination has to offer!

Cradled by a prodigious rose-coloured granite boulder that reveals itself throughout the house, 44 On The Bend is a four-storey haven that was designed to work harmoniously with its exquisite Llandudno environment. It truly feels like you’ve escaped to a truly mesmerizing destination. It boasts 4 en-suite bedrooms, stunning open plan living and entertainment areas, a master deck with a heated pool, bar and sun loungers as well as a private entertainment rooftop deck and a bar deck with a plunge pool.  Apart from its uninterrupted ocean and mountain range views you’ll get to savour throughout your stay, the beautiful villa has everything you need for an unforgettable stay in Cape Town.


Camps Bay: Jo Leo

Places to stay on Your Next Cape Town Trip

The vibrant Camps Bay has established itself as one of the most sought-after destinations not only in Cape Town, but the world. Boasting one of the most scenic coastlines and backdrops of the Twelve Apostles mountain range and Lions Head, it’s no surprise that people travel from all corners of the globe to experience just a second of that Camps Bay magic.

Often compared to the South of France, Camps Bay is renowned for its long, gorgeous white beach at the edge of the beautiful turquoise waters, spectacular backdrop, swaying palm trees, trendy side-walk cafes and vibrant Camps Bay sunset strip. Boasting some of the coolest cafes, trendiest hangouts and sought-after restaurants, the sunset strip is the place to be for an unforgettable night out. Not to mention one of the very best sunset spots in the Mother City! It’s vibrant approach to life, laid-back atmosphere and idyllic surroundings therefore makes Camps Bay the ideal destination for your trip to Cape Town.

Jo Leo is the absolute best place to stay during your time there. Resting beneath the Twelve Apostles mountain range, with breath-taking mountain and ocean views, this beautifully designed villa is split over two levels exuding modern comfort, style and luxury in every way. Boasting 4 en-suite bedrooms, stunning open plan living and entertainment areas, a swimming pool, a private terrace with sun loungers, barbeque and a beautiful outdoor living and dining area and a variety of state-of-the-art luxury amenities, this Camps Bay villa has everything you need for a memorable Cape Town stay. Within easy walking distance to one of Cape Town’s best blue flag swimming beaches and a variety of other exciting attractions and landmarks, it truly is the ultimate Cape Town destination.


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Camps Bay: Beach Bliss

Places to stay on Your Next Cape Town Trip

Camps Bay is so magical, we couldn’t help but give you incredible villa options to choose from! Beach Bliss is a luxurious 5-star private Camps Bay villa that promises a truly spectacular holiday filled with beauty and blissful beach magic all the way through.

Located close to the renowned Camps Bay beachfront and famous Camps Bay sunset strip as well as a variety of other Cape Town beach gems like Clifton, Llandudno and Beta beach, just to mention a few, this 4 bedroom private luxury villa will give you the perfect excuse to be sun-kissed and salty-haired on your Cape Town getaway.

With a spectacular Atlantic Ocean view and being the perfect sunset watching spot, Beach Bliss also includes a beautiful ocean-facing swimming pool, a stunning patio featuring sun loungers and a BBQ, a fully-equipped kitchen, stunning open-plan living areas, state-of-the-art features and lavish finishes and everything you need for fuss-free, luxury living in the Mother City. You might just fall head-over heels in love with this stunning private luxury Cape Town villa and all it has to offer, and we won’t blame you one bit!


Hout Bay: The Spa House

Places to stay on Your Next Cape Town Trip

Hout Bay is known as one of Cape Town’s most beloved fishing villages. It’s character, charm and captivating beauty has therefore made it one of Cape Town’s most vibrant must-visit destinations for locals and travellers alike. With its obvious beauty and charismatic appeal, one of Hout Bay’s top draws is the fact that it truly has something for everyone to enjoy. From Duiker Island and it’s thriving colony of Cape Fur Seals, a beautiful family-friendly swimming beach to a thriving food and market scene and a lively harbour, Hout Bay is filled with adventure and wonder at every turn.

In addition, its picturesque surroundings and striking display of the renowned Chapman’s Peak provides its visitors with an awe-inspiring and mesmerizing view. No wonder Hout Bay is the perfect destination for a trip to Cape Town filled with beauty and adventure. Besides, the stunning 3-bedroom Spa House will without a doubt make all your Hout Bay getaway dreams come true.

The Spa House is an elegant and ultramodern villa that embodies light and tranquillity in every way. With no detail left unattended, this beautiful Hout Bay villa was designed to ensure the utmost in relaxation, privacy and entertainment. And that’s exactly what you’ll get! Boasting 3 king-size en-suite bedrooms, beautiful open plan living areas, a large patio showcasing the most spectacular views, a kiddie’s and a main swimming pool, a heated indoor jacuzzi and so much more, it truly has everything you need. Thereby promising a memorable stay in the charming Cape Town fishing village of Hout Bay.


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Clifton Beach: Clifton Blue

Places to stay on Your Next Cape Town Trip

Clifton Beach has established itself as one of Cape Town’s finest and most exclusive beach destinations. It’s trendy, chic and beautiful and it certainly knows how to make a lasting impact. Known as the ultimate Cape Town beachfront haven for international jetsetters and travellers, it’s known as one of the most magnificent must-visit locations around the world.

Boasting immaculate white sand, crystal clear turquoise water, a spectacular view of the Twelve Apostles mountain range and Lions Head as well as a vibrant energy, Clifton beach is certainly one of Cape Town’s most beautiful beaches. Divided into four distinct coves by stretches of granite boulders, Clifton’s 1st, 2nd. 3rd and 4th beach has made it onto the covers of many travel magazine, postcards and Instagram feeds. Along with its prestigious reputation, stunning beaches and majestic views, Clifton also offers quite a few highlights that have made it one of the top places to stay in Cape Town. From trendy hotspots, renowned restaurants, cool cafés and chic hangouts to a vibrant shopping, entertainment and nightlife scene. And not to mention its proximity to a range of family-friendly activities, iconic Cape Town landmarks and exciting attractions and experiences. Clifton Beach has something for everyone to enjoy a truly unforgettable Cape Town trip.

The beautiful 2-bedroom Clifton Blue will ensure you’re right where you need to be to enjoy all the beauty, adventure and relaxation. Overlooking the magnificent quartet of Clifton’s beaches along Cape Town’s renowned Atlantic Seaboard, Clifton Blue is a luxurious two bedroomed apartment. Boasting 2 beautiful bedrooms that flow effortlessly out onto a wide private terrace with breath-taking panoramic views, stunning open plan living spaces and an outdoor patio with a barbeque and outdoor dining space, it provides you with the perfect Cape Town beach escape. Its prime location to some of Cape Town’s best and most beautiful blue flag swimming beaches and a range of exciting attractions makes it the ideal destination for a great trip to Cape Town.


Sea Point: Artea

Places to stay on Your Next Cape Town Trip

If you’re looking to be in the heart of it all, right in all the action, Sea Point is the absolute best place to stay on your next Cape Town trip. Both central and scenic, Sea Point offers travellers the very best combination of what Cape Town has to offer.

Positioned between Green Point and Bantry Bay, just a few minutes away from the city centre and the beaches and vibrant nightlife of Camps Bay and Clifton, Sea Point’s location has put it on the map as one of Cape Town’s most popular destinations. Surrounded by mountains to the one side and the shimmering ocean to the other Sea Point is every bit as beautiful as it is lively and exciting. Plus, the renowned Sea Point promenade is the perfect place for everyone to enjoy a fun day out in the Cape Town sunshine. Equal parts urban hub and relaxing coastal escape, this Atlantic Seaboard suburb has everything you could need for your travels.

The stunning Artea, a beautiful 3-bedroom luxury penthouse apartment, will just add an extra lavish and exclusive touch to your Cape Town trip. This stylish, contemporary penthouse escape boasts its own private rooftop pool deck, spacious open plan living areas, plenty of top-quality furnishings, appliances and facilities and beautiful artistic touches throughout, thereby creating a truly unique living space. And not to mention the spectacular view of Lions Head and the Atlantic Ocean that you’ll get to enjoy throughout your stay. This stunning Sea Point coastal escape promises to make your Cape Town trip an extra memorable one in every way.

Cape Town has fast become one of the most sought-after destinations for travellers around the world. But with so many beautiful beaches and coastlines, striking landmarks, stunning natural wonders and a range of exciting activities and adventures to take, how can it not be. And by choosing one of these absolute best places to stay on your next Cape Town trip it will not only ensure your trip is filled with beauty and adventure, but exclusivity and luxury too.


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About The Author: Bianca Bunge

I am a Cape Town based Travel Blogger & aspiring writer. Travelling is the ULTIMATE joy, it allows us to lose ourselves & find ourselves all at the same time, is there anything better than that? PURE BLISS!! And being a Travel Blogger allows me to share my love of travelling, especially my LOVE of Cape Town, with all of you. The Mother City truly did steal my heart, and perhaps she'll steal yours too! I also love the ocean, going on adventures & wine, I REALLY love wine! Join me on my mission to discover EVERY little bit of Cape Town, and what a glorious adventure it will be!
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