Where to stay around Hout Bay?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 85 holiday lettings near Hout Bay. From 38 houses to 19 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Hout Bay is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Hout Bay?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Hout Bay:

  • De Waterkant: 203 holiday homes
  • Green Point: 236 holiday homes
  • Bo-Kaap: 275 holiday homes
  • Flamingo Vlei: 43 holiday homes
  • Mouille Point: 81 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Hout Bay?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Hout Bay. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Llandudno Beach: 1,270 holiday lettings
  • Hout Bay Beach: 1,269 holiday lettings
  • Mainstream Village & Mall: 1,258 holiday lettings
  • Constantiaberg: 1,260 holiday lettings
  • Sandy Bay Beach: 1,267 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Hout Bay listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Hout Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 38 houses in Hout Bay. Our other popular types of Hout Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 19 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 17 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 6 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Hout Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 62 holiday homes with pool available in Hout Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Hout Bay, South Africa your home away from home

    Holidaymakers looking for a vacation in a wonderful coastal location should look no further than Hout Bay in South Africa. Situated in the Western Cape in the south west corner of the country there are many interesting things to do and see in Hout Bay. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, B&Bs, villas and apartments.

    Things to do on holiday to Hout Bay, South Africa

    Hout Bay is a lovely place on the Cape Peninsula with a white sandy beach suitable for sunbathing and beach volleyball.  There are stables nearby for anyone wishing to take a horse ride along the beach. The beach is very safe for swimming and the waters here are also popular for surfing, kite boarding, kayaking and boating. Boats can be chartered from the harbour taking holidaymakers on deep sea fishing trips. There are plenty of hiking and cycling routes here including Chapman’s Peak walk, which provides great views of the area. A number of golf courses are located in the area including the 18-hole Clovelly Country Club par 70 course. Hout Bay has a variety of shops where visitors can purchase souvenirs, arts and crafts and many other items. Self catering holidaymakers will find a number of stores and market stalls from which to purchase fresh food and drink. Hout Bay also has several bars, coffee shops and restaurants with a good variety of cuisine.

    Places to visit on holiday to Hout Bay, South Africa

    Hout Bay is home to several places of interest including museums such as the Hout Bay Museum. There are many areas providing great scenic views such as the harbour and the Blackburn Ravine. A lovely place for a picnic is the grassy area of Fynbos where the ruin of East Fort still stands. Another big attraction in Hout Bay is the World of Birds, which is the biggest bird park in Africa. Cape Town city centre is just 30 minutes drive from Hout Bay and has many more interesting places to visit including the famous Table Mountain.

    Weather in Hout Bay, South Africa

    The Western Cape weather generally has warm, dry summers and mild, moist winters. The wettest month is usually June with an average of 93mm rainfall. The warmest months are January and February with an average temperature of 21 degrees centigrade, whilst in June, July and August the average is approximately 13 degrees centigrade.

    Travel to Hout Bay, South Africa

    Cape Town International Airport (CPT) is approximately 35 minutes drive from Hout Bay and has flights to and from various cities. These include the other main cities of South Africa as well as Amsterdam, Istanbul, Kuala Lumpur, London and Singapore. There are seasonal flights from Frankfurt and Munich in Germany. Numerous car rental firms have counters in the international and domestic arrivals terminals. These include Avis, Budget, Dollar Thrifty, Europcar, First Car Rental, Hertz, National Alamo and Tempest.

    Activities and attractions in Hout Bay

    Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Hout Bay a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Two Oceans Aquarium (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
    • Bishopsford Bonsai Nursery (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
    • World of Birds (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
    • Beau Constantia (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
    • Klein Constantia Wine Estate (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
    • Groot Constantia Winery (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Hout Bay

    Hout Bay is famous for its beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Hout Bay. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Table Mountain (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
    • Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens (6 mi / 9.6 km)
    • Boulders Beach (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
    • Bishopsford Bonsai Nursery (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
    • Hout Bay Beach (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
    • Sandy Bay Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)