We are so lucky to have so many beautiful escapes which are just a hop, skip and a short drive away from the city. With the price of petrol decreasing, the thought of leaving town has just become more appealing. We have compiled a few accommodation spots that are close enough to seem far away.

Atlantic Beach Hotel, Melkbosstrand
Who doesn’t love the West Coast, this small-scale privately run hotel is located only 300m from the pristine beach. It offers unrivaled views of the iconic natural wonder, Table Mountain. The hotel is decorated in soft shades that reflects its location along the West Coast.
It is only 30kms from the CBD

From R2150 per night for two adults
Contact: 021 553 1800
Address: Cnr Commaille Road & 13th Avenue, Melkbosstrand
Website: www.atlanticbeachhotel.co.za

 

Bliss Boutique, Sunset Beach
This picturesque beachfront accommodation offers unobstructed views of Table Mountain, Table Bay, and Robben Island. It is surrounded by natural fynbos and has a private path leading to the beach. Located only 14 km from the CBD.

From R2300 per night for two adults
Contact: 021 551 0441
Address: 25 Albus Drive, Sunset Drive
Website: www.blissboutiquehotel.co.za

 

Colona Castle, Lakeside
Located on the slopes of Table Mountain in the False Bay Area, Colona Castle is a refined haven of peace with magnificent views. It sports sophistication and elegance. Being located in the epicenter of The Mother City, it serves as a good base from which to explore the Greater Cape Town, the Peninsula and the wineries. The lush Mediterranean-style boutique is furnished with a precious antique collection and offers character and charm. It is 29 km from CBD.

From R2440 per night for two adults
Contact: 021 788 8235
Address: 1 Verwood Road, Lakeside
Website: www.colonacastle.co.za

 

Durmonte Cottage, Durbanville
This self-catering accommodation offers a spacious two-bedroom cottage in a security complex. This dainty location is ideal for holidaymakers and business travelers. It is 34 km from CBD.

From R1050 per night for 4 adults
Contact: 086 999 0018
Address: 2 Blanc De Noir Rd, Durmonte Village, Durbanville
Website: www.lekkeslaap.co.za

 

Eastlake, Marina Da Gama
Situated is right on the waterfront in Marina Da Gama this accommodation offers private, secure and comfortable self-catering accommodation in a lovely and quiet 3-bedroom house. Perfect for a family getaway close to the beach. Just 28km away.

From R1500 per night for 6 adults
Contact: 086 999 0018
Address: 9 Baalen Crescent, Eastlake Island,Marina Da Gama
Website: www.lekkeslaap.co.za

 

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