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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Cape Peninsula, South Africa your home away from home

Holidaymakers looking for a vacation by two different oceans should head to the Cape Peninsula of South Africa. Located in the Western Cape in the extreme south west corner of the country, Cape Peninsula juts out into the Atlantic and is close to the Indian Ocean. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, B&Bs and apartments.

Things to do on holiday to Cape Peninsula, South Africa

Cape Peninsula has plenty of hiking and mountain bike routes here with some stunning views to be had from atop Table Mountain and Cape Point. Holidaymakers staying in the area will be within easy reach of several beaches suited to sunbathing, swimming and beach volleyball.   A variety of watersports are available off part of the coast including water skiing, surfing and boating. Angling enthusiasts will find places nearby offering chartered deep sea fishing trips. A number of golf courses are located in the area including the 18-hole Cape Peninsula Golf Club. In order to get even better views of the area, holidaymakers with a head for heights can also try paragliding. Many shops selling arts and crafts, gifts and souvenirs can be found throughout the region. Self catering holidaymakers will find numerous stores and market stalls from which to purchase fresh food and drink. The area also lots of bars, coffee shops and restaurants with a good variety of cuisine.

Places to visit on holiday to Cape Peninsula, South Africa

Visitors to the Cape Peninsula will find many attractions nearby, especially around Cape Town including galleries such as These Four Walls and the South African National Gallery. There are several museums nearby too including Cape Medical Museum, District Six Museum and South African Jewish Museum. One of the most popular attractions in Cape Town is the Two Oceans Aquarium at the V&A Waterfront, which is home to 3,000 living sea animals. There are some stunning areas of natural beauty not to be missed including Table Mountain National Park, Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve and Silvermine Nature Reserve. Visitors will spot many lighthouses along the coast especially at Cape Point. Whale watching excursions are also very popular here.

Weather in Cape Peninsula, 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 Cape Peninsula, South Africa

Cape Town International Airport (CPT) is approximately 30 minutes drive from Cape Peninsula 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.

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    • Sleeps 6
    House #4152033
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    Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
      Exceptional! 5/5
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      • 4 BR
      • 3 BA
      • Sleeps 8
      House #895861
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        • Sleeps 10
        Villa #4474475
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          Exceptional! 5/5
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          • 3 BA
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          House #1559801
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            Exceptional! 5/5
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            • 3 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Sleeps 5
            Cottage #8052236
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              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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              • 3 BA
              • Sleeps 8
              House #2052822
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                Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                • 4 BR
                • 4 BA
                • Sleeps 9
                Villa #3660221
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                Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                  Excellent! 4.3/5
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                  • 5 BR
                  • 2 BA
                  • Separate Toilets
                  • Sleeps 8
                  House #92294
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                    • Studio
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 4
                    Apartment #2536214
                      • 2 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Sleeps 4
                      Apartment #1578948
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                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                        • 2 BA
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                        Cottage #1708286
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                          Exceptional! 5/5
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                          • 3 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Sleeps 6
                          Villa #442558
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                          Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                            • 4 BR
                            • 3 BA
                            • Sleeps 8
                            Villa #3663184
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                              Exceptional! 5/5
                              (11 reviews)
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                              • 2 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Sleeps 4
                              Villa #2406004
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                              Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                • 1 BR
                                • 1 BA
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                                Apartment #1020530vb
                                  • 3 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Sleeps 5
                                  Apartment #6874299
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                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 2 BA
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                                    House #446611
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                                    Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Exceptional! 5/5
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                                      • 4 BR
                                      • 5 BA
                                      • Sleeps 8
                                      Villa #1677520
                                      6
                                      Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                        • 3 BR
                                        • 3 BA
                                        • Sleeps 8
                                        House #1907953
                                        2
                                        Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 1 BA
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                                          Apartment #860069vb
                                            • 1 BR
                                            • 1 BA
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                                            Apartment #4246485
                                              • 2 BR
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                                              Apartment #6807773
                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 2 BA
                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                Apartment #6807771
                                                  • 1 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
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                                                  Apartment #6807774
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                                                    Apartment #6807772
                                                      • 1 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
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                                                      Apartment #6843553
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                                                        House #950926vb
                                                          • 1 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                          Studio #950908vb
                                                            • 1 BR
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                                                            Apartment #4265014
                                                              • 6 BR
                                                              • 5 BA
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                                                              House #6889004
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                                                                • 1 BA
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                                                                Cottage #6937368
                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
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                                                                  House #4437217
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                                                                    • 2 BA
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                                                                    Apartment #6936615
                                                                    Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                                      Cottage #1007848vb
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                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                                        House #4465276
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                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                          • 3 BA
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                                                                          Villa #4475129
                                                                            • 2 BR
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                                                                            House #1030827vb
                                                                              • 5 BR
                                                                              • 6 BA
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                                                                              Villa #4492338
                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 4 BA
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                                                                                Villa #4492915
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                                                                                  Villa #4493125
                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                    • 2 BA
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                                                                                    House #1876987
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                                                                                      • 5 BR
                                                                                      • 14 BA
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                                                                                      Villa #4526378
                                                                                        • 5 BR
                                                                                        • 5 BA
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                                                                                        House #4329071
                                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Separate Toilet
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                                                                                          House #161888vb
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                                                                                            • 3 BR
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                                                                                            Bungalow #532906
                                                                                            Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                              (53 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
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                                                                                              Cottage #3009558
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                                                                                              Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                                                • 4 BA
                                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                Cottage #1313787
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                                                                                                  • 2 BR
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                                                                                                  Condo #2249283
                                                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                                                    • 4 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                    House #2504985
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                                                                                                    Recent Reviews

                                                                                                    a beautiful beach house

                                                                                                    4 of 5
                                                                                                    It was a beautiful house with a fantastic view over the sea! A nice terrace with bbq facilities and well equipped kitchen. Four nice bedrooms, also with a fantastic view over the sea. The bathrooms were a little dated. A good supermarket is 10 minutes away. They don't sell alcohol, so be in time to buy your wine in the only liquor store in Simons town! We have one point of criticism: the only thing that was in the house was toiletpaper, salt and pepper. Positive point was that the owner (family) of "a boat house" opposite the house is willing to help for the first needs. We even had a great breakfast here with again a breathtaking view over the sea.
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Mar 2017

                                                                                                    Our stay at Mermaid Cottage

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Mermaid Cottage. Everything was just right and the only complaint was the constantly strong southerlies which were a bit of a surprise! We had lovely walks around Simon's Town and visits to explore the Cape Point national park. We would very happily book again. Also to mention we found the letting agency to be most helpful with everything.
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: Mar 05, 2017
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Jan 2017