There is nothing better than escaping to the Western Cape’s gorgeous coastline. Unadulterated beauty, panoramic views and tranquillity at your fingertips – what more could you ask for?
Here are a few coastal escapes we can’t seem to get enough of:
A coastal hideaway
The West Coast is home to a wonderful selection of coastal towns, including the laid-back seaside escape of Jacobsbaai. If you’re looking for a spot to lay your weary head after a day spent traversing this rugged landscape and indulging in crayfish, this contemporary three-bedroom home is just the place to do it. A sprawling patio, large braai area and plunge pool are more than enough to wash all your worries away.
- Location: Jacobsbaai
Silver Bay Villa
Another gem located along the West Coast, but this time in Saint Helena Bay, Silver Bay Villa is a wonderful accommodation for those looking to indulge in luxury. It’s the epitome of “barefoot luxury” with all the comforts of home and more – a fully-equipped kitchen, wind-free courtyard, and a spectacular natural setting.
- Location: St Helena Bay
The West Coast may have plenty to offer, but there’s nothing wrong with wanting to stay a little closer to “home.” Noordhoek is a fantastic location to call home for a few days with this serene and coastal suburb providing striking mountain and ocean views. Enjoy all that this slice of paradise can provide by spoiling yourself with the luxurious comforts of Waterline Villa – a four-bedroom accommodation with sumptuous seclusion at its centre. A large dining area, rim-flow pool and library are just a few of the features you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy.
- Location: Noordhoek
Mountain magic in Wilderness
Forget about a cabin in the wilderness, how about a shipping container in the Wilderness? Nestled along the Garden Route is Wildnerness, a coastal town brimming with all the features needed to recharge your soul. As the world becomes more eco-conscious, converting shipping containers into homes has become all the rage. This particular accommodation is located a six-hectare headland and provides comfort and unparalleled views of the ocean and Outeniqua mountains.
- Location: Wilderness
A romantic hideaway in Misty Cliffs
Misty Cliffs is a little village that lies between Kommetjie and Scarborough, so expect a natural wonderland when visiting. If you’re looking to enjoy a bit of peace and quiet with a touch of romance, this two-bedroom hideaway is a fantastic spot to escape to. Unspoilt nature, the crashing of waves, and the melodic tunes of the abundant birdlife come together to create a wonderful stay.
- Location: Misty Cliffs
“Eye in the sky”: drone finds trapped hikers, Table Mountain
Picture: Silver Bay Villa / Airbnb