South Africa’s warm summers, dazzling coastlines and phenomenal beaches place the country in a league of its own for idyllic beach holidays. The mother city of Cape Town is one of the world’s ultimate beach holiday destinations, boasting many Blue Flag beaches, sheltered bays, and scores of sublime seaside hotels. Exclusive Getaways lists a selection of luxurious beach hotels in Cape Town, small and large, that beckon visitors to sublime seaboard areas for beach holidays made in heaven.


Be the king of the castle at what has to be one of the finest coastal holiday stays in Cape Town. Stay at 21 Nettleton, an exclusive private villa set on the slopes of Lion’s Head in Clifton – one of Cape Town’s most prestigious seaboard suburbs. At 21 Nettleton you are guaranteed super-incredible views across the Atlantic Ocean. The villa also offers private access to the Table Mountain National Park. Clifton’s several sheltered bays provide beaches second to none in Cape Town, if not the world. Mail us.

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Feast on vast ocean views at exclusive 21 Nettleton in Clifton, Cape Town. Rates, Availability & Online Bookings


Also situated on Cape Town’s Atlantic seaboard, Camps Bay Retreat is set high in a nature reserve, dominating the ocean from high on the mountainside.  This luxury boutique hotel is a prime base close to halcyon Camps Bay beach. A mountain meditation pool, streams and waterfalls create a stunning setting for an exclusive Cape Town holiday. Mail us.

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Cape Town’s beautiful world is your oyster at Camps Bay Retreat, an exclusive haven set high in a nature reserve and looking down over the sea. Rates, Availability & Online Bookings

Situated beside Camps Bay’s pure-white beach and bright blue ocean, The Bay is one of Cape Town’s premier beach hotels, greatly in vogue for celebrity summer holidays. Glorious pool decks, trendy sea-view bars and excellent accommodation will not disappoint sun-seekers holidaying in the mother city. Mail us.

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The beach and ocean is yours to enjoy when staying at The Bay. The beach is just a few steps from the hotel, and can also be enjoyed from the pool decks. Rates, Availability & Online Bookings


Sublime Ellerman House rests on the slopes of Lion’s Head in Bantry Bay, with breathtaking sea views from its tiered gardens and ocean-facing terraces. The Ellerman House experience is outstanding in every way, and in addition to top-class accommodation, food and service, art and wine appreciation is taken to new levels. Service is highly personalized and places this establishment in the top league. Mail us.

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Ellerman House is the last word in luxury in the opulent beachside suburb of Bantry Bay in Cape Town. Rates, Availability & Online Bookings

O on Kloof  is a gorgeous 5 * boutique hotel in Bantry Bay, Cape Town, providing plush comforts and sea views from the outdoor relaxation deck. Sunsets are a visual feast. Guest needs take precedence at this chic hotel. Prime beaches are within walking distance. Mail us.

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Chic O on Kloof in Bantry Bay offers serene sea views and magical sunsets from deck areas. Rates, Availability & Online Bookings


Cascades on Promenade is for the young-at-heart wanting to explore Cape Town. The hotel provides 4* accommodation and is a short walk away from the Sea Point Promenade and beachfront. Mail us.


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The Sea Point beachfront is a short walk from Cascades on Promenade in Cape Town. Rates, Availability & Online Bookings


Situated on the mountainside in charming Simon’s Town, Residence William French is special gem of a guesthouse that offers stunning ocean views and very warm, personalized service by the owner. It’s a great base for exploring the pretty village, beautiful Boulders Beach with its resident penguin colony, popular Seaforth Beach, the beautiful false Bay Coastline, Cape Point Nature Reserve and the Constantia winelands. Mail us.

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Ocean views are spectacular at Residence William French in Simon’s Town. Rates, Availability & Online Bookings.


Hout Bay Manor combines a vibrant contemporary style with the distinction of owning a share in the Cape’s long history. The hotel stands in the picturesque seaside village of Hout Bay, a beautiful valley-town set apart from the rest of Cape Town and popular with holiday-makers. The hotel is within walking distance of the beach, the harbour, a number of mountain paths, and the main hub of the village. Mail us.

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Hout Bay Manor is a charming boutique hotel in the seaside valley-town of Hout Bay. Rates, Availability & Online Bookings

Mail us to book these and other fabulous hotels and lodges in South Africa, or call +27 21 797-7122 (international) or 0860 102 907 (local).