CAPE TOWN - Cape Town is home to some of the best holiday places the world. The City also has been recently crowned the number one city for business tourism events in Africa for the fourth consecutive year.
Take a look at these top-end yet affordable holiday homes in Cape Town, according to Getaway.
This resort is located two hours away from Cape Town, along the scenic Route 62. It’s popular hot springs and daily bird feeding ritual is one of the reasons why it is so highly acclaimed. Their chalets are also reasonably cheap. Visitors can enjoy a number of added activities such as visiting the local Guano Caves and the Montagu Museum. Chalets are priced between R595 and R1880 per night while entry to the hot springs is charged at R40 during the week.
WindChasers guest house, Langebaan
This guest house, situated an hour away from Cape Town is ideal for sport lovers. WindChasers offers various sporting activity such as surfing and kiting. The guest house also offers a communal KiteHouse which is reserved for kitesurfers and wind sport enthusiasts. The guest house’s private rooms range between R290 to R550 per night whereas the KiteHouse accommodation costs from R220 to R250 per night, depending on the time of year.
La Petite Grange in Darling
In the country town of Darling, 68km from Cape Town is La Petite Grange. The self-catering cottage sits atop a hill and overlooks surrounding farmlands. The cottage offers spectacular views and four wildflower reserves in the area where the flowers bloom between August and September. Guests also enjoy the Pieter Dirk Uys’s theatre on their visit to Darling. A stay at La Petite Grange costs between R350 to R400 per night, depending on the time of year. However, they do offer midweek specials for a minimum stay of four nights.
African Queen guest house, Noordhoek
Located just 30 minutes from Cape Town, African Queen guest house is located in the seaside suburb of Noordhoek. It is within walking distance of popular penguin colony, Boulders beach and a short distance from Kalk Bay village. During low season, accommodation at the guest house costs between R385 to R329 per night, sharing. In high season, prices could increase to above R400 per person, per night.
Little Willow Brooke, Franschhoek
Located outside the Cape Winelands, Little Willow Brooke is approximately an hour away from Cape Town. It offers a private splash pool and is a short drive away from wine estates. The rates at the Little Willow Brooke cottage range from R700 for a unit, per night, depending on the time of year.
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