Unusual and cool? Sign us up! These incredible Airbnbs are perfect for a quick escape from the city and are just unusual enough to provide a unique getaway experience. Here are six unusually cool Airbnbs near Cape Town.
This gorgeous space is definitely enjoying a moment in the spotlight, and you may have seen its glass exterior pop up on your Instagram feed, courtesy of your favourite influencer. The Greenhouse is situated in the historic town of Swellendam and is hidden within a secluded forest – a perfect escape from the city. Curl up next to a wood-burning fire, or take a dip in the outdoor plunge pool before exploring the indigenous fauna and flora around this charming accommodation.
If you’re looking for a unique and contemporary accommodation, The Silo, situated in the farming town of Malmesbury, will leave you mesmerised. Set against the slopes of the Paardeberg mountain, guests get to enjoy spectacular views and a tranquil atmosphere that’s perfect for a solo retreat or romantic getaway. Originally a farm silo, this accommodation offers a large open plan master bedroom with a luxurious interior design. Spend your days exploring the vineyards, taking a refreshing dip in the dam, or having a meet-and-greet with the adorable farm animals.
A rustic cabin in the woods provides the ideal location for an escape from the “big city.” This gorgeous wood-built cabin is situated near the Knysna indigenous forest, offering incredible views of mountain ranges and lush greenery. Head out onto the deck and enjoy a delicious glass of bubbly as you watch the sunset before melting all your troubles away, thanks to the luxurious slipper bath that’s located on the cabin’s private deck.
Appropriately named the Red House, this beautiful red accommodation is situated in the West Coast farming community of Koringberg. Enjoy incredible views of the Swartland wheatfields while you spend your evenings gazing at the stars or taking a swim in the large pool. The interior is stylishly decorated and blends well with the surrounding area, making this a great weekend treat.
A funky cabin that’s not too far from the city, guests have the chance to while away their time by exploring the garden that surrounds this property. Pick fresh, organic vegetables for a lunchtime salad or grill them on the fire pit for a delicious dinner time meal. Guests also have the chance to enjoy the gorgeous mountain views, while relaxing on the front deck or floating about in the splash pool.
A mini loft cabin that’s nestled amongst nature sounds like the ideal getaway spot! The Nest is a private property that includes an indigenous garden and a private forest filled with walking trails that wind down the valley and across a little suspension bridge. Spend your days becoming one with nature or cool down with a quick dip in the small dam that the cabin overlooks. The well-designed interior includes handmade furniture and decor, which is perfect for a romantic getaway!