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The Cape West Coast begins a mere 30 minutes away from Cape Town International Airport and 20 minutes away from the City Center CBD. Although the West Coast is near enough to Cape Town to take a day trip, there is so much to do and see that it’s always best to stay a little longer to ensure you don’t miss a thing. Here are our top accommodation spots on the Cape West Coast.
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Shelley Point Hotel & Spa
Shelley Point Hotel and Spa is a family-friendly Atlantic Ocean gateway to slow living and luxury in the sun. A breakaway for families, romantics and adventure seekers. Shelley Point Hotel and Spa allows guests to choose from elegantly decorated suites with an emphasis on comfort and privacy.
All accommodation includes buffet breakfast and children under six years stay for free. And all rooms have en-suite bathrooms with fresh fluffy towels, bathrobes and slippers. Among the accommodation are 31 luxury suites, three of them disabled-friendly, two honeymoon suites and 48 duplexes for four guests in each.
Accommodation • Restaurant • Conferencing • Child-Friendly • Wheelchair- Friendly • Water and Land Activities • Spa
Open seven days a week: Booking Essential
Where: R27, about 150 km from Cape Town, in an exclusive security peninsula resort of Shelley Point, on Golden Mile Boulevard,
Contact: +27 (0) 22 742 1065 or email [email protected] | shelleypointhotel.com
Find Shelley Point Hotel and Spa on the West Coast Way Foodie Route
Thali Thali – Unwind while experiencing nature
Thali Thali is a pristine privately owned 14.6km² game and fynbos reserve which is home to abundant birdlife, wildlife and a restaurant offering traditional West Coast cuisine. There is a choice of accommodation and you can either stay in the spacious farmhouse, self-catering chalets or in spacious luxury tents which have en-suite bathrooms and kitchen facilities. Add to your nature experience with a game drive and archery experience.
Find Thali Thali at the Langebaan turn-off on the R27. Free WiFi. Kids Friendly. Distance from Cape Town: 117km
Part of the Foodie Route | Thali Thali Game Lodge
From Guest Rooms to Self-Catering Accommodation, Yzerfontein Accommodation caters for everyone. Choose from more than 30 different accommodation places, all with their own unique offerings. Some are Child-Friendly, Beach facing, Wheelchair-Friendly, or Pet-Friendly. You can add wonderful activities to your stay: like horse riding, a photoshoot, a delicious picnic or a skydiving experience. Yzerfontein Accommodation is a family business built on openness, consistency, and loyalty. They cultivate personal, intimate relationships with the locals enabling them to personalize your experience by offering self-catering accommodation and holiday packages.
• Accommodation Child-Friendly • Pet-Friendly • Online Booking • Braai Facilities
Find Yzerfontein Accommodation on the West Coast Way Tractor Route
Piekenierskloof Mountain Resort – Gateway to the Cederberg
A stunning mountain resort high up in the Piekenierskloof with spectacular views over the Olifants River Valley. Facilities include an indoor heated pool, children’s playground and mini golf (putt-putt) course. Accommodation includes 22 hotel rooms (non-self-catering) as well as self-catering chalets. The chalets are thatched and consist of 2 bedrooms en-suite, a fully equipped kitchen and loft with 2 twin beds.
!Khwa ttu – San Spirit Shared
!Khwa ttu offers 4 types of rustic and tented accommodation: Guest Houses, Bush House, Bush Camp and Bush Village Camp. All three guest houses at !Khwa ttu are stylishly furnished with luxurious beds, spacious en suite bathrooms and private wooden decks with spectacular panoramic views. Add to your stay with a San Tour, gallery visit and local restaurant.
Find !Khwa ttu on the R27, West Coast Road, on Darling’s Hills. Free WiFi at the restaurant. Kids Friendly. Distance from Cape Town: 74km
Part of the Culture Route | Yzerfontein/Darling
Book online www.khwattu.org
The Lodge at Atlantic Beach – On the Greens
An easy-going oasis where the best of surf and turf meet. Four star accommodation surrounded by a world-class golf course, gives you the choice to go explore or simply stay in and enjoy the view. The Lodge offers 3 types of luxury 4-star accommodation: Double, Twin and Self-catering apartment. Add to your stay with a game at Atlantic Beach Golf Club and access to the tennis courts, fitness centre and swimming pool.
Find The Lodge at Atlantic Beach in Melkbosstrand. Free WiFi. Family Friendly. Distance from Cape Town: 27km
Part of the Culture Route | Melkbosstrand
Book online www.thelodgeatatlanticbeach.co.za
Russells on the Port is settled in a peaceful and tranquil location overlooking the Port Owen Marina – a top location with stunning views of the Bergriver and Marina which is part of Velddrif – one of the oldest West Coast towns that you can visit. This luxury 6 roomed villa offers guest suites equipped with a flat-screen TV, free WiFi and a complimentary Tea and Coffee station.
This setting and accommodation are matched by an upmarket dining experience: Russells on the Port offers an intimate 90 seater restaurant overlooking the yachts and small boats in the Port Owen harbour. Their menu is seasonal and has fresh contemporary dishes with global influences. They have their own vegetable garden and pride themselves on preparing fresh produce grown in a sustainable manner. Dishes of West Coast seafood, lamb rump, crispy pork belly and locally sourced game are all on the menu.
If you are looking at hosting your entire family – then their 16 seater function area is ideal for birthday parties, meetings, conferences, anniversaries and includes a private waiter and gorgeous views from the second-floor location.
Opening hours and to book your table for Upmarket Dining at Russells on the Port
Tuesday to Saturday: 08:00 until 21:30
Sundays: 08:00 until 19:00
Opening hours of the Guest House
7 Days a week
Distance from Cape Town: 147km
Where: 1 Bronwen Avenue, Port Owen, Velddrif
Find Russells on the Port on the Foodie and Berg Routes
Daisy Darling Bed & Breakfast
Daisy Darling is perfectly located in the middle of the village and after a moment’s walk, we were seated in a cosy restaurant, ready for their popular Friday pizza night. The bedrooms at Daisy Darling are well-appointed with all the amenities you could wish for: air conditioning, en-suite bathroom, quality furnishings, a tea and coffee station and free Wi-Fi. Our room is beautifully decorated in muted tones with antique furniture complimented by soft grey furnishings. Between these and the water-wise shower head, my inner eco-warrior was well satisfied.
Where: 9 Main Street, Darling
Contact: +Call 022 492 2092; 074 452 2548; [email protected]; www.daisydarling.co.za
Find Daisy Darling on the West Coast Way Culture Route and Tractor Route.
Club Mykonos Resort, Langebaan
Club Mykonos resort is a family-friendly Mediterranean gateway to endless fun in the sun. When searching for accommodation in Langebaan Club Mykonos allows you to choose from 3 diverse self-catering accommodation products consisting of 361 luxurious Kalivas (apartment), with stunning views of the Langebaan lagoon and a host of things to do.
Find Club Mykonos on the West Coast Way Culture Route and Foodie Route.
Langebaan Beach Accommodation
Langebaan Beach Accommodation is situated on the beautiful Cape West Coast of South Africa. They specialise in premier beachfront location holiday homes. All of their houses offer outstanding accommodation for short and long-stay holidays in the heart of Langebaan on the Cape West Coast.
• Accommodation Family-Friendly Child-Friendly • Online Booking • Braai Facilities
The Beach House Collections
The Collection consists of 3 houses situated directly on the beach, so you can walk from the house onto the pristine white sand. They are classic clapperboard houses with wraparound wooden decks, fabulous for entertaining. The view from each house is spectacular.
Arenzicht Eagles Nest Accommodation in Lambert’s Bay
The Arendzicht Eagles Nest in Lamberts Bay is a face brick double story block right on the beach and has a variety of affordable self-catering accommodation. The two large 3 bedroomed units with 2 bathrooms and spacious open plan kitchen, lounge, dining room area sleep 6 to 8 people. Choose downstairs for a patio and lawn mere steps from the beach, or the upstairs unit for the best beach views from your private balcony.
All units have braai facilities, and really, what is better than a braai right at the beach, secure parking and an alarm system for peace of mind, and Wi-Fi and DSTV, but who needs that when the outside is practically in your lap.
Find Arendzicht Eagles Nest Accommodation in Lambert’s Bay on the West Coast Way Wild Route.
Albatross Guesthouse is a brand new custom build house offering comfortable accommodation in central Langebaan. My rooms are well-appointed with free WiFi access, comfortable beds, good quality clean linen and with outstanding service.
Find Albatross Guesthouse on the West Coast Way Foodie Route.
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