Hoping to escape from the busy streets of South Africa’s Cape Town city center for the weekend? Whether you are looking for a modern boutique lodge or a classy cottage in the suburbs that comes with all the high end necessities and features, there are many excellent luxury getaways around Cape Town. Let’s take a look at some of the best luxury accommodation options in the area.
Located in Bantry Bay, 52 De Wet is an ideal place to get away for the weekend and have some peace and quiet. This place offers only 7 rooms and looks more like a private guesthouse rather than a busy hotel packed with tourist. All of the rooms are uniquely decorated and offer spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean. Some of them boast private plunge pools where you can unwind with a glass of wine. 52 De Wet also offers delicious dishes which are created from seasonal produce. Travelers will be also happy to hear that this secluded luxury getaway boasts a small spa on-site.
A luxurious country retreat in Franschhoek, La Colonial is definitely one of the most beautiful places on this list. Located on La Clé des Montagnes wine estate, about 45 minutes from Cape Town, this historic villa boasts four en-suite rooms that can accommodate up to six guests. The luxury villa has a contemporary African feel, combine with stunning views of the mountains and the vineyards to create an unforgettable experience in the Mother City.
Located in Robertson Wine Valley and just 2 hours from the Mother City, Delportshoop Cottage is one of the most picturesque luxury getaways around Cape Town. This olive and wine farm is surrounded by cool rock formations and offers luxurious accommodations facing the vineyard. There are six cottages available for rent and each of them boasts indoor fireplaces, complimentary Wi-Fi, braii and coffee-making facilities. Massage therapies are available on request, as well as picnic baskets.
Tintswalo Atlantic is an award-winning 5 star boutique lodge which is located just a 20-minute drive from the center of South Africa’s Cape Town. The property also features direct beach access and offers spectacular views of the Hout Bay harbour and the Atlantic Ocean. There are 11 uniquely designed suites and each one is named after an African island. Vacationers will also have access to the amazing dining room where they can enjoy nicely-presented and tasty South African and International cuisine.
Welcome to the Water House! It’s situated in a private estate, about 6 km east of Hermanus, between a lagoon and mountains. The luxurious property features a contemporary ambience in its 5 beautifully decorated bedrooms and living spaces. Guests will have a chance to enjoy views of the garden, enjoy some amazing time with friends on the front patio or even take a dip in the swimming pool.
Ocean View Clifton is luxury three bedroom apartment nestled on the cliffs of Clifton, with a view of the ocean below. The property also boasts unspoiled views of the Twelve Apostles moyntai range, Clifton Beaches and Camps Bay. It’s a perfect place for an indulgent and secluded holiday in Cape Town with its wide range of facilities including a private plunge pool, as well as a granite-topped kitchen.
There are many luxury getaways around Cape Town and the Bantry Bay’s Ellerman House is definitely one of them. This 5-star hotel offers a total of 13 bedrooms and 2 individually decorated three-bedroom villas. Vacationers can enjoy sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean from their private balconies and go for a swim in a heated swimming pool. Make sure to try their vintage vines and exquisite meals prepared by renowned international chefs.
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