The 12 Best Airbnbs In Cape Town, South Africa

October 27, 2020
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Cape Town, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in Cape Town and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

#1 Stunning Charming & Luxury Villa in Constantia

12 Guests | 6 Bedrooms | 4 Bathrooms

Book Now: $899 per night,

This Airbnb accommodates up to 12 guests, and its open concept interior and spacious outdoor areas make it easy for everyone to find their own space, with plenty of opportunities to gather together as a group. The decor is exquisite to gaze on both during the day and the night. Enjoy the beautiful pool and BBQ grill for a relaxing stay in Cape Town.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Groups seeking next-level comfort will find their needs more than met at this premium Constantia villa, located close to Table Mountain. Centered around a pristine, stone-bordered pool, the home’s ornate rooms house roomy dining areas, a fully-equipped kitchen, and sumptuous bedrooms. In the shade of welcoming willows and flower-decked hedges, plan trips to wineries, beaches and seaside towns.”


Pool | Natural-gas barbecue | BBQ grill | Pergola | Sun loungers | Garden | Terrace | Dining area | TV | Gas fireplace | Wood-burning fireplace | Office

#2 Funky Cabin Set Amidst an Organic Herb and Veg Garden

2 Guests | 0 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $45 per night,

A fusion of country and luxury experience is what you can find at this property. A country living experience where you can pick and choose from the garden your own vegetables to stock up for the day. The property comes with a pool for an indulgent feel. Suited for a couple or 2 friends travelling together.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Wander around the garden and pick ingredients for salads, or vegetables to roast in the beautiful fire pit There are some heavenly mountain views to take in from the comfy front deck seating, or simply enjoy the tranquil and light-filled interior. A tiny splashpool invites you to cool off on the hottest days.”


Free parking on premises | Pool | Full kitchen | Wifi | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Room-darkening shades | Heating | Air conditioning


“What a great little gem set against the backdrop of huge mountains and nestled in a herb garden. Very special place, loved the tiny house vibes!”- Kelly
“The garden and cabin were absolutely amazing and the fire pit makes the most cosy evenings.”- Olivia
“Fab cabin and what a bonus a garden with citrus, herbs and veg. to help yourselves to. A variety of places to sit and relax, plus the wee splash pool and water trough under the table are a delight.” – Liz
“This was a very cool place to stay. Great neighbourhood, incredible view, beautiful space.”- Daniel
“My wife and I really enjoyed the tranquil setting, perfect for self isolating during this time. The tiny house is modern and beautiful!” – Seth

#3 Renovated 1930s Townhouse with Rooftop Deck

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $64 per night,

A chic and stylish townhouse with a rooftop deck to enjoy the afternoon weather and view. Well situated for easy access to the Gardens district. You will love the simplicity of the design and aesthetics and the robustness of the amenities and details. All in all, a great place for a couple in Cape Town for a luxurious honeymoon.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Find space to recharge in an minimalist custom design historic home. Rejuvenate the senses in an aesthetically soothing space with a monochrome theme, a blend of contemporary and classic finishes, original art throughout, and mountain views.”


Self check-in | Kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron


“Casper has a great flat in Cape Town! It is comfortable, young, close to a lot of the restaurants and cafes in the Gardens district. Casper was an excellent host.” – Emir
“We loved staying in Casper’s apartment. It is a stylish, very comfortable and a great location. The view from the balcony is amazing, we had very little time left in Cape Town but we loved spending hours out there, drink in hand.” – Simon
“Casper’s place was amazing! It was located in a trendy and convenient area of Cape Town, and was very spacious and stylish. Would highly recommend!” – Kelsey
“Great restored house with ultra decor and amenities . Great location” – Ronen
“Honestly the best place we could have dreamt of staying whilst in Cape Town. Brilliant location, amazing views, stunning decor – I couldn’t recommend this air bnb high enough!” – Izzy

#4 Blinkwater Villa

8 Guests | 4 Bedrooms | 4 Bathrooms

Book Now: $915 per night,

4-min beach access and a pool to dip in that spoil you with great swimming choices. Lie on the loungers for a suntan while enjoying the chilly weather to blend in for a delightful experience. This apartment accommodates up to 8 guests, which is perfect for a large family or large group of friends looking to go for a holiday.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Settle into a laid-back routine of beach time, braai and exploring Cape Town at Blinkwater Villa with a 5-star grading from the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa. Though it’s set on a leafy, residential cul-de-sac, this contemporary vacation rental is only a few minutes’ walk from Camps Bay and its beach, and a few minutes’ drive from highlights like Table Mountain and the city center.”


Pool | Dining area for 10 people | TV | Breakfast bar | Chef’s kitchen | Sound system | Indoor fireplace | Kitchen | Wifi | Air conditioning | Washer | Dryer

#5 26 on First

12 Guests | 6 Bedrooms | 6 Bathrooms

Book Now: $1,019 per night,

A hidden gem with the luxury experience you can’t miss out on. This place boasts amazing amenities such as a pool, a sauna, a steam room, a gym and a media room. There are outdoor beds to sleep under the starry sky for a luxurious yet simplistic experience. Suited for a large group of 12.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“A Zen garden and sculpture courtyard greet you at this sleek villa in the hills of Camps Bay. Slide glass doors open to plush loungers and a pool with ocean views, watch the sunset from the covered fireplace, and go native sipping local wines and dining off the braai. Inside is all about pampering, with a sauna, steam room, and Charlotte Rhys toiletries. You’re just 5 minutes from Twelve Apostles.”


Pool | Gas grill | Garden | Sauna | Steam room | TV | Gym | Chef’s kitchen | Indoor fireplace | Media room | Kitchen | Wifi

#6 Relax and Admire the View in Stunning Ocean View Apartment

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $84 per night,

A luxury stay for 2 with a private pool to dip in and enjoy the scenic view of the ocean from the balcony. This is an ideal staycation type of property when all you want to do is enjoy the amenities and not go out. Swim in the pool, take long naps in the queen size bed, or enhance your culinary skills in the kitchen.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Start the day with an alfresco breakfast on the private poolside deck or cool off in the chic, air-conditioned living space. Later, unwind after a day exploring and watch the sunset with a chilled glass of wine and ocean views to Robben Island.”


Free parking on premises | Pool | Kitchenette | Washer | Dryer | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron


“What more can we say other than THANK YOU! You saved us in a crisis and gave us a place to stay for over 3 weeks during lock down. You made us feel at home, and help us with our constant questions / requests…” – Emma
“Amazing place to stay, great location amazing host, would highly recommend!” – Ross
“Stayed here for 8 nights and didn’t want to leave. The view was stunning, and the appartment had everything we needed. We felt very safe here.” – Maiken
“What a great host Susanne was, she kept us informed all the time about electricity issues in Cape Town. She was extremely accommodating at check in and check out. As for the location it was perfect.” – Ian
“Susannes place was just perfect for us. We stayed for two weeks and we really enjoyed it. The place is just like in the pictures and the view from the veranda was stunning.” – Sofie
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#7 Beach House with Jacuzzi Overlooking the Ocean

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $60 per night,

A beach house fit for 6 people making it a convenient stay for a large group of friends or family. Overlooking the beach, the property comes with an alfresco dining area with a cover to cater to different climates. If it gets chilly, you can always go indoors and warm up comfortably by the fireplace.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Watch the sun go down over a beach that’s just steps away, maybe while enjoying a sundowner on the covered patio. Good views are to be had from the air conditioned bedrooms also, especially from the balconies. There are some lovely objets d’art too.”


Free parking on premises | Kitchen | Washer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Indoor fireplace


“This house is amazing. We spent 14 days here and enjoyed every moment there. The home is comfortable and feels like home.” – Lionel
“If you are looking for a place to stay in Helderberg then look no further! Gwen is indeed a superhost and her property provides everything that can possibly open and shut. We did not want for anything except for more time to stay there!!” – Wendy
“The house is exactly as described. It’s almost impossible not to feel at home: The kitchen is perfectly equipped and the furniture is outstanding. Highlight of the house are definitely the terraces with the best view ever.” – Anna
“Nice view and wonderful host. Comfortable beds. Spotless” – Joey
“Great location and cozy home. Gwen was wonderful! Rusks and fruit were a nice touch.” – Suzy

#8 Light-Filled Beach Villa Near The Sea

8 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $81 per night,

A cozy stay with a relaxing vibe for 8 people – adequate for large groups. The property is surrounded by natural greenery with sufficient space to allow optimum comfort during your stay. Have your coffee on the verandah overlooking nature, lounge in the living room reading a book or treat yourself to a spa day in the full bathroom.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Swing in the hammock and take in the ambience of this stylish holiday retreat. This restful home features an open-plan kitchen with wrap around porches and plentiful windows. Get in touch with nature while enjoying the outdoor shower or unwind on the balcony as you listen the sound of the sea.”


Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Heating


“What a wonderful place. A big house and garden to explore, with loads of great touches, and all the practical amenities a family needs (wifi, dishwasher, clothes washer, ice maker, coffee machine, amazing stove and oven, great braai, etc… ) the hosts have set-up everything.” – Ana Nicole
“Great location as a base to discover the local area.” – Warren
“A beautiful, friendly white wooden house with a large veranda, situated 50 m from the small beach. Perfect for trips to the south of the Cape Island, but still within short distance to Cape Town (40 min), quiet, safe and very suitable for families with (several) children.” – Matias
“Just as described! Fabulous location.” – Lydia
“We had a wonderful stay and I would fully recommend this accommodation. We were a family travelling with three children and the house met their needs perfectly which meant a much more relaxing break for us. ” – Rebecca

#9 Stay in A Trendy Loft-Style Flat with Mountain Views

3 Guests | 0 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $42 per night,

A quirky style loft with a breathtaking view of the mountains with sufficient space to accommodate 3 artistically-inclined guests. You’ll love the artistic- safari vibes of this loft with a verandah adding an additional space for late-night drinks or lounging in the sun.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Admire Table Mountain from the lounge window of this funky loft-style studio apartment. Exposed brick walls and wooden floorboards create an industrial feel to the open-plan living space. A bed and kitchen are secreted within cosy nooks in the space. Please note that, for your safety, additional care is being taken by an enhanced cleaning and sanitizing routine during this time.”


Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Room-darkening shades


“Excellent hospitality and a great place, it was sparkling clean and safe. Helga is the best ever host” – Lusani
“It’s always an amazing stay at Helga’s place! She’s a very thoughtful host and goes the extra mile with every stay!” – Shannen
“Stunning design, and a warming welcome from the host. Great location and definitely recommended if comfort and cleanliness is top of your list!” Dumusani
“Highly recommended! Helga was a great communicator and made everything about the stay really easy. She was there to welcome us and show us around upon arrival.” – Chris
“I had the most wonderful stay at Helga’s place. I am a Super Host myself and let me tell you she provides down to every last details a beautifully curated home away from home. From the glass bottle of milk in the fridge, breakfast snacks, Vegan shampoo and conditioner…” – Dorion

#10 Eclipse Luxury Penthouse

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $480 per night,

If you are travelling in a big group of 6, this would be your slice of paradise in Cape Town. It boasts an exquisite interior design with a stylish architecture that is totally insta-worthy! The amenities on this property are top-notch with the chef’s kitchen, Smart TVs, breakfast bar, balcony to enjoy the scenic view and more.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Capture city views on every side of this open-concept penthouse in Cape Town, just 5 minutes from the V & A Waterfront. Gather friends at the bar after an incredible dinner and plan out your night over a few cocktails. Throw on the Smart TV and see if there’s a rugby match on. Then, head out to watch the second half at one of the beachfront bars in the Clifton neighbourhood.”


Balcony | Smart TV | Satellite TV | Kitchen | Wifi | Air conditioning | Washer | Nespresso machine | Garage parking | Heating | Ice machine | Iron

#11 Boma

10 Guests | 5 Bedrooms | 5 Bathrooms

Book Now: $4,278 per night,

The exotic views of the ocean and Bantry Bay from this villa will take your breath away. This property boasts an infinity pool, a lily pond courtyard, spacious land space for fun and games, a BBQ grill, a terrace and a fully equipped kitchen. The villa is situated close to white sand beaches within a few minutes’ drive. Suited best for a large group of 10 friends, large families or dor 5 couples.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Redwood and shale, concrete and granite frame views across to Sea Point and Robben Island from this one-of-a-kind contemporary home overlooking Bantry Bay. It was built to suit the site, with a lily pond in the courtyard that echoes the ocean, and a U-shaped layout that brings to mind the curve of a beach. Drive 6 minutes to a white-sand beach and 10 minutes to the center of Cape Town. The villa surrounds a square of grass perfect for lawn games by day and chats around the firepit by night.”


Pool | Fire pit | Sun loungers | Terrace | Balcony | Surround sound system | Smart TV | Office | Media room | Kitchen | Kitchenette | Wine cooler

#12 Seahorse Villa

8 Guests | 4 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $550 per night,

Treat yourself to luxury at this well-placed villa that sits at the edge of the ocean. You can park yourself at the deck and hear the waves while sipping on your beverage of choice. This villa comes with a garden to enjoy fresh air, a lounge area to chat and relax, and a pool to dip in. To feel right at home, you can enjoy the WiFi service to stay up to date or binge watch a movie on the DVD player.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“On the edge of the crashing waves and sparkling surf of Bakoven beach you’ll find idyllic Seahorse Villa. Nestled in a cove by the water’s edge this delightful beach house brims with character. Sit on the deck and you are surrounded by the beach’s iconic boulders and shifting sands. Relax in the cozy chairs by the fireplace as the sun tracks across the azure sky.”


Pool | Dining area | Garden | Lounge area | DVD player | Wifi | Air conditioning | Washer | Dryer | Alarm system | Nespresso machine | Parking

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