Sea views from a villa in Cape Town

Cape Town Villas with the best sea views

Cape Town Villas has no shortage of comfortable accommodation options for travellers visiting the Western Cape. We have properties dotted all over Cape Town and in many of the smaller towns in the Western Cape. Some of these villas have the most breathtaking views of the ocean.

A panoramic view can really take your holiday experience to the next level. Instead of looking at another building in the city, why not choose a villa that offers sweeping scenery and far-reaching sea views. These properties come alive at sunset as the orange light glints off the water and sets the sky ablaze.

Guests can opt for a villa that offers up these sea views – they really do add a bit of magic to the experience of staying at one of these properties. Speak to one of our local experts for more information on seaside properties. These are our picks for the villas with the best sea views in the Western Cape.

Villas with the best sea views

Top Views 

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This aptly-named five-bedroom, open plan mansion is situated on the slopes of Lion’s Head in Bantry Bay. It is a three-storey property and each bedroom has an en-suite bathroom. The villa has two swimming pools – one on the main balcony that overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and another on the upper floor. Both of these pools are perfect for a sunset swim with friends and family.

The villa has uninterrupted views of Lion’s Head and takes prime position on the hill to see some spectacular sunsets over the sea. Top Views also offers a large kitchen, dining area, lounge and TV room that open up to the main balcony. Prices for this villa start at R10 000 per night.

Claybrook

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This four-bedroom villa is the perfect amalgamation of old and new. It consists of three buildings. The main house has polished wooden floors and grand marble surfaces. It’s elegant vintage furniture give the home a cosy feel. The pavilion is a new addition to the property – a modern and stylish building that adjoins the elongated swimming pool. Grab a drink, dive into the pool and enjoy the panoramic view over Camps Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.

The original house is a national heritage site. It has a large living area, fully-equipped kitchen, and two of the four bedrooms complete with en-suite bathrooms. The third bedroom is located in the pavilion, while the fourth bedroom is in a detached flat behind the main house. Both of these bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms and have sea views of their own. Prices for this villa start at R4000 per night.

Eagle Rock

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This funky, colourful and modern villa is built around a large granite boulder in Bantry Bay. It has six bedrooms – each with its own en-suite bathroom. The home offers sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean and is perfect for guests looking for an edgy place to stay, complete with colourful modern art and furniture. Eagle Rock has four floors with two swimming pools, a sauna and a gym.

There is nothing ordinary about this villa – the granite boulder forms an artistic centrepiece of the home and the quirky furniture adds some vibrancy to the large, open spaces. The swimming pool on the main balcony has a glass panel that allows guests to cast their eyes across the expansive sea below. Prices for this villa are available on request.

Ivory Sands

Ivory Sands

This down-to-earth villa is located right on the Clifton beachfront – between 1st and 2nd beaches. It is a cosy double-storey, two-bedroom beach house that offers rustic décor, spacious sea-facing bedrooms and a swimming pool. The sea view is uninterrupted and guests can step off the balcony and onto the white sand of Clifton 2nd beach.

Ivory Sands has wooden floors and a state-of-the-art kitchen. It’s white paint and wooden window shutters make this beach villa a truly precious property – one that is hard to find nowadays. Prices for Ivory Sands start at R7950 per night.

Adara

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This modern villa is a no-fuss property situated on the slopes of the Twelve Apostles in Camps Bay. The home comprises three floors of well-lit rooms, thanks to large windows and sliding doors – perfect for taking in the spectacular view of the sea and the suburb below. There are five bedrooms in total, all with en-suite bathrooms. 

Each floor has a balcony complete with beautiful outdoor furniture. A floating stainless steel staircase is the centrepiece of the main living and dining area. A spiral staircase leads down to the lower floor where three of the five bedrooms can be found, as well as another lounge and a laundry room. Adara is sophisticated but not over-the-top. Prices for this villa start at R7134 per night.

White Cliffs Penthouse

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This functional villa is a real home-away-from-home. The penthouse at White Cliffs has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Guests will enjoy uninterrupted views of the Atlantic Ocean from high above Clifton 2nd Beach. The penthouse is located at the top of the secure complex and has an elevator that takes you to the front door of the villa.

White Cliffs is tastefully furnished with an open plan living room and kitchen. A private pool balcony comes complete with wooden decking and AstroTurf – but the best feature is the 15-metre swimming pool that overlooks the sea. Prices for this villa are available on request.

Topaz Ocean View Penthouse

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This villa has everything you want from a beach home – spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean and Lion’s Head, comfortable furniture and a massive swimming pool. The penthouse at Topaz Ocean View has three bedrooms with their own en-suite bathrooms. The sparkling 25 metre-long infinity pool spans the length of the penthouse balcony – giving guests some of the best views in Camps Bay.

Inside the villa, the open plan space includes a modern kitchen, a large dining area and a TV lounge. The neutral tones and subtle décor are reminiscent of the beach sand of Camps Bay. Local artwork adds some flair to the interior, but nothing distracts the eye from the sea view. Prices for this villa start at R5062 per night.

Brightside

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This sleek and stylish villa in Camps Bay offers wide views of the sea from the open plan living area. Brightside comprises three floors with five bedrooms and four bathrooms. The master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom and opens up onto a paved sun deck with its own garden and sea views. Three of the five bedrooms face the Twelve Apostles mountain range, but each of these leads onto the back terrace.

A plunge pool on the front balcony is the ideal spot to spend a sunny afternoon overlooking Camps Bay and the ocean below. Brightside is equipped with lavish furnishings, including a Samsung Smart TV, surround sound entertainment system, a fully-equipped Miele kitchen and a coffee station. Prices for this villa start at R5300 per night.

Halo Villa

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This modern and clean villa is situated high above Camps Bay at the foot of the Twelve Apostles mountain range. The stand-out feature of this villa is the wrap-around deck complete with infinity pool and Jacuzzi that gets the best of the elevated view. Halo Villa is designed with clean lines and modern architecture – making it a modernists dream home for the holidays. 

It has a high-end kitchen complete with a coffee machine, wine cooler and breakfast bar. The lounge area has large, comfortable couches, a gas fireplace and sliding glass doors that open onto the sprawling terrace. The villa has four bedrooms with king beds, en-suite bathrooms and their own access to the outside deck. Prices for this villa start at R7100 per night.

Moondance

This luxurious villa comprises three floors with sleek styling and homely touches. Moondance offers four lavish bedrooms with six bathrooms and extraordinary views of the sea. It is located in Fresnaye – one of Cape Town’s most sought after suburbs on the slopes of Lion’s Head. The home features bold architectural features such as a water feature underneath the main staircase.

The wrap-around pool sits next to the front balcony and gives guests a far-reaching view of Sea Point and the ocean below. Moondance also has a koi pond, indoor cinema, rotisserie barbeque, pizza oven and multiple entertainment areas. Prices for this villa start at R124 000 per night.

Pentagon

This homely and modern villa is located in Clifton and gives guests panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean. It is one of the most requested rental properties in Cape Town. Pentagon is fully-automated with state-of-the-art technology and its own cinema. It is a six-star villa with five bedrooms, each with their own en-suite bathrooms.

The villa is set over two levels. The upper level houses the main entertainment area, lounge, dining room, bar and kitchen. This level is open plan and covers a vast area, yet it is surprisingly private and cosy. The lower level is where the bedrooms and the gym are situated. Each room has access to the outside balcony. Prices for this villa start at R120 000 per night.

Prima Views

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This stylish and comfortable villa is a true home-away-from-home. Situated at the upper end of Camps Bay, at the foot of the Twelve Apostles, Prima Views lives up to its name and offers prime scenery of the ocean. It is a five-bedroom villa with five bathrooms and a well-lit interior. Prima Views also has its own backyard with outdoor couches, a dining table and a built-in barbeque.

An open plan living area leads into the sleek kitchen and large dining room. This space then opens out onto a spacious deck with a long swimming pool and comfortable seating. Prima Views is fully automated – guests can control various aspects of the property from an iPad, such as lighting, curtains, alarm system and air conditioning. Prices for this villa start at R9000 per night.

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