Where to stay around Simon's Town?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 43 holiday lettings near Simon's Town. From 19 houses to 8 villas, 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 Simon's Town is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Simon's Town?

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 Simon's Town:

  • De Waterkant: 192 holiday homes
  • Green Point: 221 holiday homes
  • Bo-Kaap: 255 holiday homes
  • Mouille Point: 71 holiday homes
  • Greenmarket Square: 191 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 Simon's Town?

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

  • V & A Waterfront: 1,253 holiday lettings
  • Camps Bay Beach: 1,276 holiday lettings
  • South Africa Library: 1,270 holiday lettings
  • Rhodes Cottage Museum: 1,119 holiday lettings
  • Victoria and Alfred Waterfront: 1,252 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Simon's Town 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 Simon's Town?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 19 houses in Simon's Town. Our other popular types of Simon's Town holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 5 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Simon's Town?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in Simon's Town. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make A Holiday Rental Apartment in Simon’s Town, South Africa Your Home Away From Home

    Located on the eastern shore of the Cape Peninsula, in South Africa, sits the popular area known as Simon’s Town. This used to be a naval port in its own right, but as the nearby metropolis of Cape Town expanded, so Simon’s Town then became a suburb of this fantastic South African city. This is an area that is popular with tourists and any Simon’s Town holiday is guaranteed to place you in the ideal position to enjoy the best of both worlds: either great city excitement or a laid back quieter community feel.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Simon’s Town, South Africa

    Simon’s Town offers an ideal holiday atmosphere for its keen visitors and the self catering accommodation here is typically of a well-appointed standard. Much of the accommodation is likely to be provided in the form of a luxury city apartment. There are ample shopping opportunities to enjoy here and there is a convenient railway connection to downtown Cape Town if you fancy even more stores. On your Simon’s Town holidays, do try to find the time to explore the old naval dockyard that can be found here. Originally, this was a British port, but now it has been taken over by The South African Navy. Of particular note here is Martello Tower which dates back to 1796. Find out the history of this strange building and delve into why the British thought this round tower would protect the harbour from attacks by the French and Dutch at the time.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Simon’s Town, South Africa

    Obviously, when on your Simon’s Town holidays, you will want to leave your comfortable self catering accommodation to explore a little further afield. With this in mind, why not head to Boulders Beach which is a mere 3km south of Simon’s Town. This is where you will be able to find and enjoy plenty of well known watersports. The beach is made up by perfect white sand here and there are plenty of little coves and nooks to explore along the coast. There has even been a colony of penguins in Boulders Beach since 1985: the kids are going to love catching a glimpse of these fascinating, flightless birds in a natural habitat for them.

    Weather in Simon’s Town, South Africa

    If you intend to head off on a Simon’s Town holiday, you need to bear in mind that the seasons will be the complete opposite to what you are used to back home. This means that summer is during December, January and February and at this time you can expect temperatures to reach into the high 20s degrees Celsius, on average. Winter is our summertime and temperatures still do not reach any low extremes. As the area is by the coast, you can expect rainfall at any time of the year but nothing too extreme.  

    Travel to Simon’s Town, South Africa

    It is most probable that your Simon’s Town holidays are likely to start by your arriving at Cape Town International airport (CPT). This is very close to Simon’s Town. There are a few airlines offering regular flights to this airport and these include South African Airways, Lufthansa, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic. The majority of flights will tend to depart from London’s Heathrow Airport (LHR).

    Activities and attractions in and around Simon's Town

    Are you searching for top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Simon's Town a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Simon's Town Country Club (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
    • Wooley's Tidal Pool (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
    • Clovelly Country Club (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
    • Cape Point Vineyards (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
    • Westlake Golf Club (8 mi / 12.9 km)
    • Steenberg Wine Estate (9 mi / 14.5 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Simon's Town

    Travellers appreciate the beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches, which is just a taste of what Simon's Town has to offer. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Simon's Town is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Table Mountain (17 mi / 27.3 km)
    • Boulders Beach (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
    • Cape of Good Hope (11 mi / 17.7 km)
    • Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
    • Fisherman's Beach (0.6 mi / 1 km)
    • Scarborough Beach (4.3 mi / 7 km)