Camps Bay is a favourite summer playground of locals as well as international visitors. It is easy to see why – the setting is simply gorgeous, with pristine beaches, azure waters and the beautiful backdrop of the Twelve Apostles mountains and Lion’s Head.
Set against the back of Table Mountain and only 15 minutes from the city centre of Cape Town, Camps Bay holiday accommodation includes stunning luxury homes and charming cottages as well as penthouse suites and magnificent mansions dotted against the mountain or on the beach with glorious views. Most are within walking distance of the promenade with its famous palm-lined beach.
It is the best place to holiday in Cape Town, whether you intend seeing the rest of the city and its attractions or wish to spend lazy days near the sun-kissed sand or sipping sundowners at the trendy beach cafés facing Camps Bay beach.
Best holiday accommodation in Cape Town by far
There is an extensive range of accommodation choices in Camps Bay and holidaymakers have quite the pick of establishments. From historic one bedroom apartments to luxurious three and four bedroom holiday homes overlooking the ocean. For bigger families or groups travelling together, there are also superbly positioned villas with up to seven bedrooms.
To top it all off, there is a dazzling array of self-catering houses or villas with 360-degree views, Jacuzzis and rooftop terraces – all this and more is possible in Camps Bay. While some rental properties are in the hub of the beach and promenade life, others are more discreet with plenty of privacy to relax in.
Summer is high season in Cape Town and Camps Bay holiday accommodation can disappear quickly. Luxury accommodation in Camps Bay is especially popular as not only people from elsewhere in the country – but internationally as well – flock to the area.
Some accommodation in Cape Town goes particularly quickly and can become a favourite with a family or group of friends who are looking for one night or a few nights close to the ocean, preferably on the Atlantic Seaboard, which is one of the city’s top residential areas.
What could be better – you have the sea, the view, the beach and sometimes a garden with a swimming pool, a mountain vista and the beachfront strip with its range of upmarket restaurant, bars and many different activities like surfing at Glen Beach or water skiing as well.
If you want to stay in Cape Town and have decided on Camps Bay holiday accommodation then you will find the options quite varied - from large homes with multiple entertainment areas, inside and outside patios ideal for parties or events to romantic spots with four-poster beds and stunning views from every bedroom.
There are also family homes with huge gardens, play areas for children and close to the mountains for hiking or biking. Some establishments have swimming pools, gourmet kitchens and top-of-the-range interior decorating. Most of these are close to bars, restaurants and the vibey cafés of the Camps Bay strip.
Browse the properties below to find your luxury accommodation in Camps Bay. Any one of our friendly staff will be happy to answer any questions you may have, just call +27 21 201 1495.
Things to do
The beauty of selecting Camps Bay accommodation is that you will never run out of things to do. Whether you use your accommodation as a base for explorations into the Winelands or to see the city of Cape Town or if you choose to stay at home, entertaining guests or lounge on the beach or at your pool – the choice is yours.
Camps Bay self-catering accommodation is ideally suited to families, groups of friends, honeymooners, couples or even film crews. Cape Town is the film capital of the country and during summer months, many production crews, models and actors gather in the city – and Camps Bay in particular.
They often think: Luxury accommodation Camps Bay because you really can’t beat the combination of beach, mountains, ocean view and elegant beach-chic sophistication that this neighbourhood offers. Celebrities are often spotted in Camps Bay around this time and can be seen strolling along the beachfront.
Another highlight of Camps Bay holiday accommodation is that you are surrounded by beautiful people. Want to meet someone new? Visit one of the more than 20 restaurants, some of them acclaimed and internationally recognised, several bars, bistros and cafés and you are bound to make new friends.
Water sport enthusiasts will find more than enough to keep them busy. Surfing is very popular in Cape Town and several beaches can be tried out. Other top activities include swimming and fishing as well as beach volleyball, which is as much fun for the spectators as the players.
Fairytale wedding venue
Countless couples pick Camps Bay for a wedding venue. The area has many suitable venues to host small or big weddings and classic or laidback receptions. For guests, staying in accommodation in Camps Bay is convenient and practical and many end up making a holiday of the experience as well.
What could be better than saying “I do” in front of a breathtaking Camps Bay sunset with friends and family and Table Mountain, the Twelve Apostles, Lion’s Head and the Atlantic Seaboard all bearing witness?
Still need convincing?
No other area in Cape Town can come close to what Camps Bay luxury accommodation can offer:
- Uninterrupted sea views combined with mountain vistas
- Glorious beaches in close proximity
- A quick drive from Cape Town city’s main attractions
- Fashionable restaurants and bars
- Fabulous villas with stylish interiors and luxury extras
- Swimming pools and inviting outdoor entertainment areas
Camps Bay really does deliver wonderful holidays that will go on to become cherished memories and holiday snaps. For luxury accommodation and self-catering accommodation, there is such a portfolio – and most properties boast stylish interior decorating, original art and feature elegant fabrics and textiles.
From architectural masterpieces to renovated historic buildings and Infinity pools with private gardens, Camps Bay holiday accommodation has something for everyone.
While people do not have the same standards or expectations, the pictures don’t lie. Camps Bay self-catering accommodation will not disappoint even the most well-travelled, seen-it-all-and-got-the-t-shirt types.
Decide on Camps Bay - you won’t regret it
Don’t forget that Camps Bay accommodation is pretty much at the top of most people’s holiday list. After all, Cape Town is an international destination and one of the top attractions in Africa.
Avoid disappointment and book your luxury accommodation today through Cape Town Villas today.