Cabin accommodation in Cape Town and surrounding areas are becoming increasingly popular for travellers. Here, travellers can escape the hustle and bustle to enjoy a secluded holiday in the remote landscape of nature.
Here are 5 luxurious cabin experiences to check out in Cape Town and surrounding areas:
Cape Robin Cabin, Vrolikheid Landgoed
Vrolikheid Landgoed, a picturesque fruit farm situated in the Tulbagh Valley, boasts The Cape Robin Cabin, perfect for couples looking for a romantic getaway. Enjoy an outdoor braai or simply relax in the outdoor hot tub or bath surrounded by scenic views during the day and glowing stars at night. When the air gets chilly, head inside for a cuddle by the fireplace, fix yourself a cup of tea in the fully equipped kitchenette or turn on the electric blanket to warm up the bed. The valley is surrounded by many award-winning wine farms, so be sure to purchase yourself a celebratory bottle.
Location: Winterhoek Road, Tulbagh, South Africa (1hr 27min drive outside of Cape Town)
Price: R2090 per night
Camp Canoe, Franschhoek
Surround yourself with the nature of the Winelands. Situated on the scenic peak of the Boschendal wine estate, Camp Canoe offers glamping accommodation. The seven secluded luxury tents feature a soft, cosy bed, a relaxing wood-fired hot tub, a fireplace, a deck that overlooks incredible views and a fully equipped kitchenette. The property also offers canoeing and swimming in the dam.
Location: R310 Pniel Road Groot Drakenstein, Franschhoek, 7680 (a 45-minute drive from Cape Town City Centre)
Price: From R2800 per night
CouplesPod, Riverstone House
Situated on the Palmiet Vlei Farm in the Cape Winelands, Riverstone’s CouplesPod sits on the nook of the scenic dam, along with amazing views of the Mostertshoek mountain and the Winelands valley. This pet-friendly spot is a double container conversion fully equipped with a patio, an economical wood-burning stove, a built-in braai and a fully furnished residence with uncapped Wi-Fi and more.
Location: Palmiet Vlei Farm, Wolseley, Cape Winelands, Western Cape, 3146 (1hr 28min drive from Cape Town City Centre)
Price: From R2300 per night
Escape to Gite Franschhoek where you’ll find yourself surrounded by sweeping views of the Franschhoek Mountains. Stay in one of their stylish gites featuring breathtaking views wherever you turn. Relax in the wood-fired hot tub with a glass of locally made wine, cook up a storm in the kitchen or dine at the private porch overlooking the mountain stream-the option is all yours.
Location: LA Provence Farm via Village Artisan in Cabriere Street, Franschhoek, 7690 (1-hour drive from Cape Town City Centre)
Price: From R1780 upwards
Solace Cabins, Rawsonville
Spend time in mother nature at Solace Cabins in Rawsonville. The eco-friendly cabins are perched right in front of the picturesque mountain tops of the Matroosberg Mountain Range. The two-sleeper cabins are fully equipped with an outdoor shower, a campfire area, an indoor fireplace, heated water, a hot tub, an espresso coffee maker, a kitchen, Wi-Fi and a private deck. Besides the mountainous scenery at your doorstep, you are also surrounded by exquisite fynbos plants.
The more outdoorsy type of travellers can enjoy a hike to the sweeping waterfalls or take a dip in some of the rock pools you’ll find along the trail.
Location: Goudyn Rd, Rawsonville, 6845 (an hour outside of Cape Town)
Price: R2500 per night.