From R1100 nightly for the cottage.
Budget Getaways Review
Now here’s a stylish and cosy little cottage tailormade for a family jaunt to Simon’s Town.
Tucked into a rambling fynbos garden above the harbour, Harbour Heights lives up to the name. From these cosy quarters, you’ve got the most gobsmacking views over False Bay and beyond.
The cottage shares space with your friendly host’s home, yet offers ample privacy, with the occasional visit from the resident hounds.
Taking a closer look at the wider picture, there's no short supply of wow factor. Apart from those eye-bending ocean and mountain views, the cottage is decorated in a relaxed and homely style, with a timber deck and outdoor shower backed by fynbos.
Indoors, you’ve got a double bedroom with ensuite bathroom with shower, while the living room has a double sleeper couch for the kids - a cot and single sofa bed can also be provided.
The living area is open-plan to a fully equipped kitchen, four-seater dining table and an exit via double doors to the deck and braai area.
All towels (beach and bath) are provided, you’ve got DSTV and a DVD player in the living room, and the cabby is safely tucked away, courtesy of off-street parking.
With a platter of village action just down the road (museums, galleries, restaurants, kayaking, sailing, diving, submarine tours), getting out and about is an easy doddle.
So, if you’ve up for a trip down to the Mother City, or an escape from the CBD grime, heed the words of a recent guest from Toronto: “WOW! What a view. This is one of my favourite getaways.”
"WOW! What a view. This is one of my favourite getaways. Enjoy breakfast on the sunny patio or enjoy a sundowner watching the ships in the harbour. Perfect for a solo getaway or for two. Great wifi if you want a working holiday. Steps from Simon's Town, penguins and great restaurants. Special touch that the photos in the suite are taken by the hosts!"
(Kelsey Wiens, visited Dec 2015)
South Winds personifies "beachfront bungalow". In fact, if this stylish seaside cottage in Castle Rock Marine Reserve was any closer to False Bay's lapping waves, we woul...
A well-appointed urban pad overlooking the delights of Kalk Bay, Beacon’s View Seaview Apartment ticks the right boxes. It's one of those classic 1930s Cape apart...
Buren Cottage is situated in the horsey heart of Noordhoek, on a pastoral smallholding circled by magnificent mountain views and within earshot of the crashing waves...
Cape Point Cottage comes pretty close to fitting the fantasy weekend cottage. What's more, you don't need to drive forever and a day to live the dream. Situated just fi...
This fairly new establishment located just off Cape Town's happening Kloof Street is a a good-value option with an accompanying package of convenient bells and whistles. ...
Now, here is one getaway that smacks of classic Cape - two traditional cottages built by early farmers at Cape Point over a century ago. Stone Cottage and Top House lie ...
Where You'll Also Find Us
Arniston (Waenhuiskrans) • Barrydale • Baviaanskloof • Betty's Bay • Bonnievale • Bredasdorp • Caledon • Calitzdorp • Cape Agulhas & Struisbaai • Cape Peninsula & Surrounds • Ceres • Citrusdal • Clanwilliam & Cederberg • Darling • De Rust • Elands Bay • Gansbaai • George • Grabouw & Elgin Valley • Greyton • Hermanus • Hogsback • Knysna • Ladismith • Malgas • Matjiesfontein • McGregor • Montagu • Mossel Bay • Napier • Oudtshoorn • Paarl • Plettenberg Bay • Porterville • Pringle Bay, Betty's Bay and Kleinmond • Riebeek West & Riebeek-Kasteel • Robertson • St Helena Bay • Stanford • Stilbaai • Sutherland • Swellendam • Tulbagh • Velddrif • Vermaaklikheid • Wellington • Wilderness • Worcester & Hex Valley • Yzerfontein