Cape Town is bursting with hidden gems that are just waiting to be discovered, but there’s no harm in having a little help, right?
Here are five epic cottages around Cape Town that will help you escape the stress of the city.
Simplicity at its finest. This rustic cottage is situated in the small Overberg town of Caledon and is nestled on a farm.
It’s the perfect spot for those looking to escape the bustle of the city as they cosy up with a wood-burning fire or enjoy a relaxing dip in the hot tub.
Enjoy gorgeous panoramic views of this tranquil farm as you relax on the stoep or braai using this property’s large built-in indoor braai – heavenly.
Have you ever dreamed of staying in a converted container while enjoying utter serenity?
The Riverstone home is an uber-trendy space that boasts gorgeous mountain views and is situated along the banks of this farm’s dam.
Perfect for a cosy winter getaway or a magical summer retreat, this property offers an eco-friendly and stylish decor that includes brass fixtures and a Victorian clawfoot tub.
Spend your evenings stargazing as you listen to the crackles of a fire or braai. The best part? You get to bring your fur-babies along as the property is pet-friendly.
If you’re looking for adventure and a space that’s teeming with wildlife, the Oryx Cottage, situated in the Piketberg region, is a must.
This hidden West Coast gem is located on a farm, where your days can be spent exploring the rugged terrain on horseback, by mountain bike or on foot.
You’ll feel as though nature has slowly made its way inside, as most of the cottage is built with gorgeous exposed rocks.
Spend your evenings around the fire or listening to the nocturnal wildlife as it comes alive.
A studio space that effortlessly blends in with its surroundings, this space may leave you feeling as though you’re “one with nature”. This studio space offers a simple and rustic charm and is nestled between huge weathered rocks, offering incredible views of the Cederberg mountains.
Explore the unique fauna and flora of this area, or spend your day relaxing on the porch of this property.
This space is ideal for romantic getaways or a solo trip away from the city.
Lookout cottage certainly deserves its name, thanks to the unbelievably lush views guests get to enjoy. This property is nestled on the side of a hill and offers three spacious bedrooms that will leave you feeling as though you’ve retreated to a cabin in the mountains.
Along with endless tranquillity, guests can sip on a glass of wine while enjoying the wood-fired hot tub. If that doesn’t sound magical, why not spend your evenings watching the stars while listening to Mother Nature?
An incredible escape from the city, this property is located on a nature reserve and is perfect for a getaway with friends or family.