Cape Town is home to some of the most exquisite luxury villas in the world boasting unrivalled amenities, breathtaking panoramic views, and opulent furnishings – taking living the luxe life to a whole new level.
Sound like something you’d indulge in? Then check out our favourites from Clifton to Franschhoek, these one-of-a-kind villas are worth the splurge.
The Residence, Franschhoek
The Residence is situated in Vrede en Lust, a 3Ha Cape Town wine estate that boasts some of the most striking views of the Franschhoek Valley. Featuring a 6-bedroom, all en-suite villa, this fully serviced, elegantly designed retreat is ideal for families or groups travelling together. Immerse yourself in the scenery at multiple contemporary indoor and outdoor entertainment areas.
Amenities: Air conditioning, private security, a spa, swimming pool, a winery/cellar tour, and access to the bakery, gym, lake and private wine farm. Wheelchair-friendly.
Prices: Starting from R20,000 per night for a minimum stay of 2 nights.
Contact: Visit bit.ly/3MDptO5
Bond Villa, Camps Bay
Bond Villa seamlessly merges sleek design with luxurious finishes, offering breathtaking views of both Lion’s Head and the Atlantic Ocean. The villa harmoniously integrates indoor and outdoor spaces across four levels, providing seven bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. Art and design take center stage, featuring a remarkable collection by renowned South African artists Dylan Lewis, Lionel Smit, and Colbert Mashile, alongside contemporary pieces from Arper, Benchmark, Minotti, OKHA, Raun, Royal Botania, and Zanottu.
Amenities: A Poggenpohl kitchen, indoor/outdoor dining areas, a lounge, terrace, rim-flow swimming pool, a fully equipped gym with cardio and weight training equipment, a private chef, grounds team, secure garage parking for two cars, and complimentary breakfast and non-alcoholic beverages.
Prices: Starting from R36,500 per night for a minimum 4-night stay.
Contact: Visit bit.ly/3MBRGoo
African Dream, Noordhoek
Explore unparalleled beachfront serenity at African Dream, a 5-bedroom villa perched above the Atlantic Ocean. This high-end retreat redefines barefoot luxury, offering direct access to Noordhoek’s renowned Long Beach and sea views from every room. Immerse yourself in the coastal ambiance with African beach-inspired furnishings, stylish white oak flooring, and occasional spectacles of horses galloping along the shore, surfers catching waves, and whales frolicking in the ocean during the season.
Amenities: A private heated swimming pool, outdoor seating, WiFi, full Solar Power backup for load shedding, a selection of books and toys for kids, a bar, and a fireplace.
Price: Starting from R23,000 per night, accommodating up to 10 guests.
Contact: Visit bit.ly/3FP8k01
Bordeaux, featuring a 180-degree panoramic view of Table Mountain, is bathed in natural light, perfect for those picture-perfect moments. This 4-bedroom villa is the epitome of style, offering something for everyone. Choose to relax on a sun lounger beside the pool or enjoy dinners al fresco on warm summer evenings in peaceful surroundings. For days out and about, visit the nearby wine estates or spend some time in nature at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens.
Amenities: A lounge in the study with TV, a whiskey bar with TV and seating for 8, a pajama lounge, a fully equipped modern kitchen with a separate scullery and pantry, a private swimming pool (no swimming pool safety), a patio with outdoor dining and seating, and a garden with direct access to vineyards.
Price: From R19,000
Contact: Visit bit.ly/40wXftP
Elysian, hailed as an architectural masterpiece, is situated 700 m from Llandudno Beach and 2.8 km from Sandy Bay Naturist Beach. This 4-bedroom, 4-bath villa is an interior stylist’s dream, with the owners carefully selecting each piece of luxury furniture.
Amenities: A private pool, a garden, barbecue facilities, free WiFi, a fully equipped kitchen, a wine cellar, in-house cinema, solar backup power, and outdoor cinema.
Price: R85,000 per night with a minimum 5-night stay.
Contact: Visit bit.ly/46ab7f1
Set high up in Clifton on the slopes of Lions Head, Obsidian is a unique villa designed to blend in with the mountain and to maximise views of the 12 Apostles and Atlantic Ocean. Built across 5-levels, Villa Obsidian offers ample space, ideal for a family holiday, yoga retreat, a corporate function, or even a destination wedding.
Amenities: 5 bedrooms and bathrooms, heated infinity swimming pool, wifi, guest apartment, concierge service, housekeeping, fresh flowers, access to lift, fully equipped kitchen, office, bar, and security systems.
Price: Starting from R 180 000 per night.
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