Winter in the Cape brings the thrill of storm watching along the coast. It’s the season that unleashes its wild side on the Cape coast, where nature puts on a dramatic staging of crashing waves, dense clouds, and breathtaking storms. The Cape has many exquisite coastal retreats that not only provide front-row seats to these wild winter storms, but that also offer luxurious accommodation and comfort. Enjoy being pampered at a luxury lodge or boutique hotel whilst watching all the action of winter storms, and perhaps also venturing out to some legendary lookout points.

Chase storms along the Cape coast and indulge in some luxury at the same time. Allow the Cape to reveal the power and beauty of her winter storms, creating wild beach- and cityscapes and dramatic scenery.

Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa

Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa

The Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa is a high-end 5-star boutique hotel set in glorious splendour between the majestic Atlantic ocean and soaring mountain peaks – the iconic Twelve Apostles. Explore the iconic Atlantic Seaboard and a little further away, the False Bay coastline. Mail us

Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

Grootbos Garden Lodge

Grootbos Garden Lodge is set in a Milkwood forest above the coastline at Walker Bay, while her sister lodge, the contemporary Forest Lodge, stands on a hillside overlooking fynbos reserve and sea. Walker Bay, Hermanus and Gansbaai can all be explored nearby. Mail us

The Marine Hermanus

The Marine Hotel

The Marine is an exceptional 5-star seaside hotel set on the cliffs of Hermanus to overlook Walker Bay,  South Africa’s most well-known whale sanctuary. A number of rooms have blissful ocean views for storm watching and the seasonal privilege of whale watching. There are several beaches and a coastal path nearby. Mail us

Arniston Spa Hotel

Arniston Hotel & Spa

The Arniston Spa Hotel is two hours from Cape Town, set beside the Indian Ocean in pretty Arniston, and close to De Hoop Nature Reserve and Cape Agulhas. The coastline in this region can display a fine storm and is legendary for its stormy seas and shipwrecks in years gone by. Mail us

Agulhas Country Lodge

Agulhas Country Lodge

Agulhas Country Lodge has a prime location at the southernmost tip of Africa – at L’Agulhas where two oceans meet. Set on a hillside, the beautiful limestone lodge lords it over the ocean and offers 4-star accommodation with sea-view balconies. Mail us


Mail us to book your coastal getaway, or speak to us on +27 21 797-7122.