Holiday rental houses in Cape Town

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Exclusive Tree House Hideaway

Reminiscent of a Robinson Crusoe island hideaway, this private haven with endless ocean views is magically situated amongst gnarled trees and rocks in the tranquil coastal village of Scarborough. A luxurious sanctuary of impeccable taste and design.

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The Kenton, Deluxe King en-suite

Beautiful high ceilings in a large spacious room with parquet flooring, ample cupboard space and private en-suite shower/ toilet

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Enjoy the Rooftop Jacuzzi at a Colourful Home in Sea Point

Enjoy summer evenings on the private roof deck of this bright family home. Unwind at the rooftop jacuzzi and shaded BBQ area with your family or friends staying with you. On colder nights, the eclectic, colourful living room is the perfect place to relax in front of the fire.

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Apartments in Cape Town

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Icon Studio Walk to CTICC and Waterfront+Pool
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311 studio apartment with pool
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Romantic ♥ Oasis Located at The Icon w/ Gym& Pool
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Point Break | Table Mountain Views | Pool
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Point Break | Walk to V&A | Pool
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Stylish City Apt with Mtn views+Parking 4 Sleeper
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600 studio apartment with pool
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Chic and central on Greenmarket Square, Cape Town
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Point Break | 1 Bedroom | Green Point
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Modern 1 bed flat w/ balcony, pool, gym & parking
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Romantic Couple's retreat| heart of CBD
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Modern Artsy apartment perfect for couples

Pet-friendly houses

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3 Story Modern Villa with Views
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bliss villa - Ocean and Mountain Views Forever!
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Glen Beach Penthouse A on Glen Beach in Camps Bay
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Jamieson Cottage, your quiet cottage accommodation
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Flamingo Villa
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Moroccan Oasis Nestled on the City Bowl Hillside
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Stylish 2 bedroom house in Excellent Position
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Shangri La in Misty Cliffs, by Steadfast Africa
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Audiophile relax hideaway - gone solar!
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Hamlet New Quiet Central - Live like a local
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TRANQUIL & SECURE cottage in HEART of GREEN POINT
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The Only ONE @ Entire home with swimming pool.

Houses with pools

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Barefoot luxury on Clifton Beach
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Secluded Beachside Bungalow in Clifton
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Villa Pietra - Camps Bay
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31 Highfield Street
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Captivating 180-Degree Sea Views from a Hillside Villa
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Designer Sea Point Rowhouse
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MODERN, BRIGHT, STYLISH House with Private Pool
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Entire Villa Sea Point! Fast Wifi, Pool, Parking
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Spacious, sunny room (safe and quiet)
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Table Mountain Retreat
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Mbali Lodge Exclusive TableMountain Retreat Pool Fast WiFi
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Unique House in Tamboerskloof with Exceptional Table Mountain Views

Your guide to Cape Town

All About Cape Town

Affectionately known by locals as the Mother City, Cape Town combines a breath-taking backdrop with a glittering waterfront and heaps of heart. Originally a stop for the East India Company, the city’s European influence can be seen in metal-balconied frontages and traditional gables that run the length of Bree Street, which houses a colourful mix of craft beer bars, brunch spots, and interior stores putting African prints and local artwork in the spotlight. A well-established starting point for visitors is the top of majestic Table Mountain — take on the hike or zip up in the cable car in minutes — and Signal Hill is a magnet for those in search of unforgettable sunrise views. The sprawling V&A Waterfront is filled with boats big and small and home to Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa’s fascinating collection in a decommissioned grain silo. Two-mile-long Sea Point Promenade offers another perspective, from rugged beaches to period apartments.


How do I get around Cape Town?

Cape Town International Airport (CPT) is the country’s second-busiest, serving domestic routes along with flights to and from international destinations. Located 20 kilometres from the city centre, bus and road routes are the main ways to get to your Cape Town villa and the heart of the action, with Bree Street’s hip bars and brunch spots just a 20-minute hop away. Once you’re settled in Cape Town itself, it’s pretty easy to make your way around on foot, and MyCiti bus services run throughout the city centre and along the Atlantic coast for harder-to-reach spots. There are purpose-built cycle lanes around Cape Town — but beware the steep hills you’ll have to contend with — and the Cape Metro Rail offers mainly daytime and Saturday morning rides.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Cape Town?

With year-round events and a temperate climate throughout the seasons, Cape Town is always a popular choice for visitors. However, winter (June-August) brings half of the city’s annual rainfall, whereas heatwaves are a common occurrence in January. Sun protection is always a sensible precaution whatever the weather, and the Atlantic Ocean is plenty cool enough for a refreshing dip — be prepared: it’s likely to be chillier than you’re expecting. It’s also worth noting that winds can often cloak the summit of Table Mountain in dense clouds — locals call it the tablecloth. Whale watching is a huge draw all along South Africa’s generous coastline, with peak boat trip season on the Western Cape stretching from July to December, so factor this in if you’re a keen wildlife-spotter.


What are the top things to do in Cape Town?

Lounge on the beach at Camps Bay

Dreamy, sweeping beach? Check. Majestic mountains? Check. Camps Bay is an enduring favourite for a reason. Take a drive or ride out to Camps Bay, and prepare to be wowed by the epic scenery. Framed by the towering Twelve Apostles mountain range, the palm-lined beach boasts Blue Flag status, while a bevy of balconied restaurants and cocktail bars beckon for sundowners with knockout vistas.

Browse at The Old Biscuit Mill

Make the 10-minute trip out of the downtown area to dive into artsy Woodstock’s food and creative scene. Explore the district’s murals and public artwork, then swing by this converted factory and pick up some of South Africa’s excellent wine, artisanal chocolate, and handmade ceramics. There’s even locally made furniture, so you might be tempted to take some of Cape Town home with you.

Go green at Kirstenbosch

The city’s treasured pocket of calm comes in the form of Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, where manicured lawns framed with native fynbos melt into the towering mountains above. This gleaming emerald in Cape Town’s crown is a popular spot for picnics — although you’ll find a tea room and restaurant on-site — and its raised treetop walkway makes a picturesque path for wildlife spotting. No head for heights? Meander through the Protea Garden and admire South Africa’s national flower.