Holiday homes and rentals in Cape Town

Unique holiday homes for a relaxing break

Are you looking for an ideal holiday destination for your next gateway? Cape Town offers numerous spots where you can unwind in peaceful environments. Do you want to experience the urban forefront? It is the right place for you, with urban jungle, and nightlife fashions. If you are looking for more leisure and Mediterranean experiences, in Cape Town you can explore beautiful beaches, indulge in delicious cuisines or ascend the world-renowned mountains. For nature lovers, there are multiple house homes located near nature reserves situated throughout the charming town. You will find multiple house rentals near Table Mountain, in Constantia, Bakoven, Bantry Bay, Camps Bay, Clifton and Green point​

The wide choice of holiday homes in the area

Cape Town offers various holiday homes from sea-facing to self-catering and cliff perched houses. Often located in affluent areas, the rentals are perfect for anyone looking for comfort, privacy and independence. All houses are spacious enough to accommodate big families and extensive group tours. The holiday homes are fully equipped with self-catering facilities and amenities like tennis courts, game rooms, big private pools,​ gyms, designed to allow views and access to nearby attractions.

Holidays in Cape Town

The area and getting around

A gateway in the elegant neighbourhoods

A holiday in Cape Town is a dream come true for any traveller. It is a historic coastal city known for iconic table mountains, beautiful beaches and places of historical significance. It has a diverse range of breathtaking neighbourhoods like the Bree Street full of restaurants, art galleries and shops where you can grab a coffee, pastry and other local cuisines. Do you want to shop for leather bags and prints? You can visit Whilst Avoova for elegant gifts. Some of the coolest places to visit at the destination include World of Birds where you can have a memorable experience with nature, the Cecilia forest and the Constantia Wine route to enjoy picnics and wine tasting.

Full of scenic attractions and traditions

The area offers a melting culture and vibrant landscapes. Are you looking for a place to get immersed with the artistic side of the town? Start with the Robben Island with various heritages including freedom fighter's prisons. Also, consider the district of Six Museums which offers numerous exhibitions, displaying what people went through in ancient times. At the Jewish Museum, you will go through various exhibitions and audiovisual presentations of Jewish history in the area. There are several iconic attractions that you must not miss out; the V&A Waterfront offers multiple activities, fun experiences and eateries. The Boulders Beach gives you a chance to view penguins at a closer range in the protected environs.

Travellers and activities

Cape Town for families

The city holds various family-friendly spots with numerous activities in botanical gardens and mountains. Enjoy bird watching at the Aerial Boardwalk adventure. Also consider aquarium diving at the Two Oceans Aquarium, to have an experience with the sharks, turtles, and other predatory fish. Go for canopy tours at the floral regions to see the brilliant giant flowers. You can also consider deep sea fishing, try and catch some tuna, Dorado or yellowtail fish. For the art lovers, go for art jamming, where you get a chance to colour different canvases together with your kids in the most fun way.

Cape Town for beach lovers

Cape Town is home to the best beaches, if you want to relax in peaceful places, consider the Queen's beach, which gives you a serene environment. The Little Bay Beach is known for seafood and a fantastic view of the Cape Town and gigantic mountains. Hawston Beach is surrounded by various natural attractions like blue waters with dolphins, mountains, huge whales, and a variety of birds. Grotto Beach is the perfect place to calm your mind as you take a walk along the coastal line.

Did you know that two couples get engaged on Table Mountain every month?

Top 5 travel tips in Cape Town

1.Ride a scooter around Table Mountain

Scooters are incredibly stable to navigate through the slopes, creating a family fun experience. The scenes are more spectacular, as you enjoy nature while working out.

2. Go for zip lining across Elgin valley.

Nothing compares to the feeling of sliding along a steel cable as you enjoy the views of majestic valleys, magnificent mountains and waterfalls. You will also get constant support from professional guides.

3. Go for a hot air balloon ride in Wineland

Soaring over the Winelands will give you a great view, especially at sunrise. The ride takes three to four hours, and you enjoy a cup of coffee, wine or tea before the flight.

4. Kayaking in the coastal lines

Go for a leisurely kayaking trip to encounter dolphins, seabirds, and even whales. The guided tours take one to two hours which gives you a different perspective of the coastal suburb.

5. Take a helicopter ride

View the city's unique beauty from higher levels which gives you a better view of the surroundings, to appreciate diversity. You can take off in about 20 minutes and create a forever memory.

FAQs: Holiday Homes & Rentals in Cape Town

How much do you pay on average for holiday homes in Cape Town?

Based on data from 2020, a year which was marked by COVID-19, Cape Town is the most exclusive city in South Africa, with an average price of €245.71 per night.

What time of year offers, on average, the best holiday home prices in Cape Town?

According to our most recent historical data, the months with the most reduced prices in Cape Town are June, July, and November, with average prices of €156.58, €170.85 and €184.49, respectively.

In which months is it more expensive to rent a holiday home in Cape Town?

When it comes to looking for a holiday rental in Cape Town, the months when it is most expensive are, in descending order, February, January and March with average prices per night of €393.52, €375.58, and €339.5, respectively.

Is Cape Town a good location for a spontaneous getaway?

To discover Cape Town, it is not necessary to be very organised in advanced. It has a high annual average availability of 56%, which allows you to be more flexible.

Which months offer the highest availability?

In 2020, the months with more free accommodation in Cape Town were July, June, and May with average availabilities of 73%, 73% and 69.8%, respectively.

Which months is it more difficult to find available rentals?

The months with the lowest properties available in Cape Town are, in order, December, February and January, with respective average availability figures of 38.67%, 38.8%, and 44%, based on data collected in 2020.

How many holiday rentals does Holidu have in Cape Town?

In Cape Town we collaborate with 14 different partners to give you a choice of 5500 properties, so you will not be short of options!

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