With domestic and international travel easing up, it’s likely that many tourists with land up in the Mother City – also known as Cape Town, South Africa. So why not rent one of the best villas?
One way to spend the summer with a group of friends or family is to rent a villa in Cape Town. Depending if you’re looking for luxury living near the beach, want to get away to the winelands or would prefer your own rolling lawns, we have put together some of the best villas you can rent in Cape Town and surrounds.
Owner’s Villa at Delaire Graff
This 8-sleeper villa in Stellenbosch’s Helshoogte Pass is a luxurious way to escape the city. The villa overlooks Banhoek Valley and is surrounded by Winelands. There are 2 on-site restaurants available should you want to wine-and-dine. The villa comes equipped with a jacuzzi, swimming pool, gym, daily breakfast and more.
Bush Lodge at Hidden Valley Wines
Bush Lodge is a more affordable villa also situated in Stellenbosch. This country-style experience allows for ultimate tranquillity with a group of 6 people. There’s an indoor fireplace, superb wooden deck with a braai and pool, plus the WiFi reaches in case you need to keep connected.
The Homestead Oldenburg Vineyards
This two-hundred-year-old home in Stellenbosch was recently renovated and has beautiful green rolling lawns, a gym, train butler and housekeeper, plus six bedrooms for 12 guests. You’re surrounded by some gigantic mountain ranges that seem to make you feel small. There’s also wine tasting available if you’re keen on an experience.
Misty Cliffs Villa
This 6-sleeper villa is situated in the little village of Misty Cliffs, near Scarborough and Kommetjie. If you’re keen for a villa by the beach, then this might be the perfect fit for you. Plus, you might even get to ride some waves if you enjoy surfing. It comes equipped with an outdoor pool, jacuzzi, braai area and entertainment zone if you don’t enjoy beach sand.
Tintswalo at Boulders
This Simons Town villa is within walking distance of the world-famous Boulders Beach and sleeps 16 guests in 5 bedrooms. This is the perfect villa to relax and smell the ocean. There are plenty of outdoor decks to enjoy the view. At an additional cost, you can also have your own private chef.
Waterline Beach Front Villa
Situated near Noordhoek beach, waterline Beach Front Villa sleeps 8 guests and offers 500 square meters of luxury living. The house is built with entertainment in mind – so you won’t end up being bored. There are two outside terraces with beautiful views overlooking the rim flow pool.
Cape Beach Villa
If the village above isn’t your style, Cape Beach Villa is also located on Noordhoek Long beach. It sleeps 5 but costs almost three times the price. For that you get a wooden deck with a pool, 180-degree panoramic views and South African and African contemporary design inside the house.
This luxury manor is located in the heart of Tamboerskloof, Cape Town. For a premium price, 6 guests can stay in the 3 bedrooms. You might also be joined by a beautiful cat, Duchess, plus two chickens, Hendrik and Hendriena. It’s got a beautiful view of Lion’s Head Peak, which is worth a hike, and Camps Bay beach is a mere 15 minutes away. The pool and rooftop terrace are most definitely enjoyable and worth staying home for too.
Beach Bungalow 52
This luxury villa is just above Clifton 4th, one of the best beaches you’ll put your toes on. This modern 3 bedroom villa also has its own pool that brilliant for soaking up the sun. Beach Bungalow 52 is the perfect mix between contemporary design and the laid-back beach home feeling. It’s open plan which allows the breeze to creep in. This Clifton villa also has a hammock, braai area, outdoor shower, private garden, garage, private chef (on request) and more.
Le Thallo is a luxury Camps Bay villa that is walking distance from Camps Bay beach and Clifton beaches. If you’re keen for nightlife and fantastic restaurants, there’s plenty to do around the Atlantic seaboard. There’s also a wooden outdoor deck, braai area, pizza oven, infinity swimming pool, garden and garage.