If you want to enjoy a holiday in the world's best city*, book your self-catering Cape Town accommodation today. *The 2015/2016 Telegraph Travel Awards chose Cape Town as the Best City in the World for the fourth year running.
Offering a choice of more than 1 000 luxury properties in our rental portfolio, Classic Villas has accommodation in Cape Town ranging from studios to villas with as many as 9 bedrooms in various areas throughout the greater Western Cape province.
We offer a wide variety of luxury self-catering rentals that will appeal to honeymooners, young families and extended families. These upmarket properties are from 3-star rentals and up and include some exclusive A-list properties offering super high-end accommodation.
Browse our apartments and villas below to find luxury holiday accommodation in Cape Town at the best daily rates.
Classic Villas' extensive accommodation portfolio contains only properties that we have vetted, so we can assure the quality of your stay whether it is a 3-star, 4-star or 5-star rental. Our professional letting agents are available to ensure personalised service during your holiday in Cape Town.
"A" is for all you want from a holiday
Your self-catering accommodation in Cape Town is guaranteed to offer you all you want from a holiday.
A cosmopolitan city where you can explore the cultural hotspot that is South Africa, a stunning seaside landscape with wide sandy beaches and the alluring Atlantic Ocean and the Mother City's landmark, Table Mountain.
You are spoilt for choice because Cape Town is not only a destination in itself but also within easy driving distance of destinations such as the Cape Winelands, the West Coast and Overberg regions, all in the Western Cape.
Whether you just want to relax in the privacy of your luxury villa or upmarket apartment, or whether you want to explore and sightsee, soak up the sun, shop, wine and dine, party the night away, exercise in nature – all is possible when on holiday in Cape Town.
"B" is for beautiful
Beauty is what you will find in the seaside suburbs of Bakoven and Bantry Bay.
Bakoven nudges against Camps Bay and has some exclusive rental properties at the water's edge.
In Bantry Bay, a little closer to the V&A Waterfront on the Atlantic Seaboard, a variety of luxury accommodation can be found in properties varying in sizes from 3-bedroom to 5-bedroom rentals.
"C" is for the coolest spots
Choose to enjoy your holiday in one of the coolest spots in Cape Town.
Whether you like Camps Bay with its sandy white beach and plenty of restaurants and bars or the City Centre cradled against Table Mountain with sea, city and mountain views, you will find the perfect accommodation in Cape Town.
Clifton with its four wind-free beaches is a tempting choice, as is Constantia in the Southern Suburbs where you will find historic wineries set amongst this suburb’s leafy green streets.
"D" is for divine
Find the perfect little villa or apartment in De Waterkant, right where it all happens to enjoy your stay in Cape Town.
"E" is for entertainment
You will not suffer a shortage of entertainment options when you choose to spend your time in a holiday rental in Cape Town.
For some, it will be entertainment enough to enjoy the astonishing sea views from their Cape Town holiday apartments, or delight in the mountain view from the private accommodation they have secured. However, Cape Town offers so much more than views in the line of entertainment.
Art galleries such as the newly open Zeitz Museum of Contemporary African Art in the V&A Waterfront's popular Silo District, theatres such as the Artscape and Fugard near the City Centre, shopping complexes as varied as international branded retailers at the V&A Waterfront, funky De Waterkant shops to African arts and crafts markets, all provide entertainment in the city.
Adventurous visitors will delight in a township tour to enjoy exposure to African culture and interesting meal options such as Umngqushu (samp and beans) and sheep's head.
Naval entertainment on offer include boat trips and catamaran cruises, diving, surfing, kite-surfing and stand up paddleboarding.
Cultural entertainment includes visiting Robben Island, the Bo-Kaap Museum and the District 6 Museum.
"F" is for fabulous
Fresnaye is set against Signal Hill and offers fantastic Atlantic Ocean views. Here you will find holiday accommodation villas that offer high-end luxury and easy access to all the best beaches, shopping and nightlife.
"G" is for gee whiz
Experience the wow factor when enjoying your holiday in Green Point - a hub of activities that offers easy access to the Cape Town Stadium and its beautiful parks, but also to vibey nightlife spots and beaches.
"H" is for homely
Hout Bay is a lovely suburb with its own harbour and beaches. Leafy green and rural in feeling, you will find rental accommodation in Hout Bay that offers a kitchen, garden, as many bedrooms as you require, a private pool and privacy.
"I" is for intelligent choice
If you wonder where to stay in Cape Town, make the intelligent choice and check out the best places to stay in Cape Town, as listed by Classic Villas.
From holiday houses to luxury apartments, we will help you find the perfect fit for your holiday needs. As an added bonus, we guarantee the best rates on all the properties we list.
One of our friendly staff members is available 24/7 to assist our guests and our concierge services will make you feel like you are staying in a five-star guest house or hotel, except that the privacy of your own upmarket villa by far outperforms what is available at these establishments.
"J" is for jollification
The best part of any vacation is the sense of festivity which is part and parcel of the holiday feeling.
Cape Town is a wonderful destination for jollification. Families can enjoy fun activities together while friends will have a ball wining, dining and clubbing.
"K" is for keeps
Your memories of your wonderful holiday will be yours to keep when you enjoy your vacation in Kalk Bay. This unique seaside suburb brims with quaint shops, bars and restaurants. A tidal pool completes the picture for your self-catering holiday.
The seaside suburb of Kommetjie is also worthy of your consideration when seeking self-catering Western Cape accommodation. Kommetjie is a popular surf spot and has beautiful beaches. It is well positioned to explore the Southern Peninsula and your rental villa will offer comfort, space and privacy.
"L" is for luxury
If you like to be in the lap of luxury, a villa in Llandudno offers the perfect beachfront accommodation. This tiny area only has a handful of homes and a beautiful little beach.
"M" is for marvellous
Make your move to find holiday accommodation towards Cape Town's West Coast in Milnerton if you would like a central location with easy access to world-class shopping malls, golf courses and beaches.
Mouille Point is on the Atlantic Seaboard close to the V&A Waterfront and here you will find a number of self-catering apartments ranging from studios to 1 bedroom rentals, 2 bedroom rentals and 3 bedroom rentals.
Muizenberg is on the False Bay side and is a very popular surf spot. This laid-back seaside suburb offers easy access to the leafy Southern Suburbs with its wineries.
"N" is for nature
Noordhoek is a rural haven near Kommetjie where you can horse ride on the beach, surf, take the trails on the Silvermine Nature Reserve and relax around the Farm Village with its craft shops and restaurants. Access this special place from your self-catering accommodation in Hout Bay, Kommetjie, Muizenberg, Kalk Bay or Simon's Town.
"O" is for the great outdoors
Cape Town is known far and wide for its natural beauty. Its crown, Table Mountain, has a prized spot as one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature.
Visitors can look forward to enjoying sunny summers and outdoor fun all year round. Even the winters, which can produce some rainy weather, are mostly mild and enjoyable.
Spring is a breathtaking time for outdoor activities, with field flowers in bloom everywhere you look.
"P" is for professionalism
At Classic Villas, we pride ourselves on our professionalism. The holiday houses we list have all been checked by our property professionals and we have confidence in recommending a property perfectly suited to your individual needs.
We offer accommodation options for single travellers and couples, such as upmarket apartments and luxury villas for families. We can also help you secure accommodation for large groups who require up to nine en-suite bedrooms.
Our aim is to match up guests with suitable properties and ensure a memorable stay, whichever one of our properties on our extensive database you choose.
"Q" is for peace and quiet
Private accommodation in Cape Town affords you the opportunity to enjoy your holiday in peace and quiet – a rare commodity in today's hectic life.
Holiday houses do not have set times for breakfast, lunch or dinner. You and your family can catch up on long lost sleep and take your breakfast at 11 am if you like, in the privacy of your self-catering apartment or villa's own kitchen.
Relax next to your private swimming pool and enjoy the quiet breeze. Do what you want to, when you want it and enjoy the ultimate luxury of modern living: some peace and quiet.
"R" is for relaxation
Make sure you pick one of the best places to stay in Cape Town where relaxation is at the order of the day.
Set your daily worries aside and relax, enjoying your sea view or mountain views, completely at peace because you can choose how best to spend your days while on vacation in the Western Cape.
"S" is for sensational
Sea Point is a seaside suburb that offers self-catering accommodation in the form of upmarket apartments and villas. Enjoy close proximity to happening nightlife spots and during the daytime, all the activities offered on the Promenade along the Atlantic Ocean.
Simon's Town is home to the South African Navy and offers a completely different South African experience with interesting nooks and crannies, unusual eateries, shops and galleries.
"T" is for timeless
Experience the feeling of timelessness when you enjoy your leisure time at The Waterclub in Granger Bay and the infamous V&A Waterfront Marina. Rental accommodation at these developments come with the privilege of leisurely strolls wherever you need to go. Enjoy the opportunity to relax in privacy and indulge in luxury.
"U" is for the ultimate Cape Town
Let your Cape escape work for you by exploring the city from your luxury apartment or holiday rental in Cape Town.
The ultimate that Cape Town has to offer can be found in many different places: beautiful beaches, serene mountains, bustling city, upmarket shopping complexes, super sightseeing spots, local markets, township experiences, the Winelands – the list of possibilities is endless to ensure you experience the ultimate Cape Town.
"V" is for vacation
There is only one prerequisite for enjoying your Cape Town vacation. You have to be committed to taking the free time presented to you in your self-catering accommodation in Cape Town.
Vacation may mean different things to different people, but the main ingredients stay the same: sleep more, eat more, have more fun, laugh more, relax and enjoy time out with your loved ones.
Leave your worries at home and enjoy being in holiday houses that are not your responsibility. Do not make your bed, do not wash up – Classic Villas' holiday rentals come fully serviced so you can just unwind and delight in the beauty that surrounds you.
"W" is for wishes that do come true
Once you have wished upon a dream holiday in Cape Town, it is really yours for the picking.
Your visit to the Mother City in the Western Cape, South Africa, will fulfil your wishes on every level. Come and experience it for yourself!
"X" is for the X-factor
There are a few cities in the world that one should not miss to visit in one's lifetime. Cape Town is one of them.
Experience Cape Town's X-factor – that special touch that guarantees to imprint this city, its people and its beautiful surroundings on your heart.
You will be back for more once you have grasped Cape Town's X-factor.
"Y" is for yuppie pad
When you book your holiday apartment with Classic Villas, you can rest assured that your yuppie pad will be everything you have hoped for and more.
The luxury apartments we list for holiday letting offer the best in furniture, finishes and appliances. You are guaranteed a leisurely vacation in one of the best places to stay in Cape Town.
"Z" is for zest
When you are tired and need a vacation, your holiday in Cape Town is set to return your zest for life.
Zip over to the Western Cape and enjoy everything from zip line adventures to zigzagging through the city. Zoom in to having fun and enjoy your accommodation while catching some much-needed ZZZ.
Enjoy the holiday of a lifetime
With so much choice, your next visit to Cape Town is bound to become your holiday of a lifetime. Make a list of what is important to you when booking your holiday rental and we will help you find a suitably appointed apartment or villa that will tick all the boxes of your requirements for accommodation in the Western Cape.
Browse the Classic Villas portfolio below and do not hesitate to call us at +27 21 201 1218 if you need help deciding where you would like to relax during your next visit to Cape Town.