An exciting and truly unique experience. Spacious and bright with great views of False Bay. The apartment has a plethora of art work that really enhances the stay. Shops and restaurants abound in a quirky and vibrant quarter of the Cape Peninsula
Beautiful view. Beautifully furnishes space. Excellent service from the hosts. 10/10!
Gloria & John were charming and considerate hosts. We greatly enjoyed their hospitality and staying in their fascinating apartment in the heart of Kalk Bay. When we were at home, the views of the fishing harbour, the hills and the passing parade of people over a coffee on our balcony were most enjoyable. Who needs… Read more “We greatly enjoyed their hospitality”
Thank you for the special effort made to make us welcome and introduce us to this wonderful historical house for our holiday. Centrally situated with a sea view from the patio, everything was within in walking distance from the house. Accommodation spacious and comfortable, well equipped and tastefully furnished. A special thank you to Debbie… Read more “We thoroughly enjoyed our stay”
This house is a perfect base for a stay in Cape Town. We enjoyed the tranquility of the setting – beautiful views and peaceful but also very close to all the local attractions. The layout of the house was perfect for our family of 5. It is beautifully decorated, with comfy sofas and beds. We… Read more “This house is a perfect base”
“A beautiful and serene townhouse just a short stroll to the penguins, with a super-friendly host. Thanks for an awesome stay.”
The house is comfortable and so nice, my kids just loved the pool and the paddle, however you need to have a transport. Near to the sea, restaurants and supermarket, the house have all the comfort you need if you want to enjoy the Indian Ocean side of SA. Yohan was very quick to respond… Read more “Thanks for making our stay memorable”
“The place was exactly as described and a little extra! Literally looks like it came out of the pages of a home design magazine. Janene who checked us in was an absolute delight. There is a little plaza nearby which has a Spar (grocery store) with a selection of wines – closes relatively early though… Read more “It came out of the pages of a home design magazine.”
Thanks Elmarie. You are a gift to humanity ( and me) Tor
Just to thank you for a very pleasant stay at your house. We’ve really enjoyed ourselves and kept pretty busy most of the time but we’re much more relaxed than when we came and ready for the next stage. The house was great: lots of room for the two of us and we soon felt… Read more “Just to thank you for a very pleasant stay at your house”
I don’t normally write reviews, but Mbali lodge is such a breathtaking, beautiful place I can’t recommend it highly enough. SItuated in picturesque Constanzia Nek, the views look onto table Mountain in all its dramatic glory. Some of the finest vineyards South Africa have to offer are conveniently close, as are the beaches and amazing… Read more “Mbali – WOW!”
You can just go ahead and book this apartment. No need to search any more. It’s beautiful. Location is perfect. Thank you! We loved our stay. Janene looked after us as if we were family.
The apartment was very comfortable. The perfect space for our family of four. Stunning views of False Bay. The kitchen is well equipped and there is a private garage. The owner, Colleen, is friendly and helpful when you need her. Simons Town is a lovely, sleepy town. Otherwise, we loved our stay
Thank you Cape Holidays for being so passionate about what you do – I sleep peacefully at night trusting that you guys take care of everything!I honor your commitment to this industry, thank you xxx
Everyone involved in running this property have been very efficient and welcoming. Anna personally met us at the property and made us feel very welcome. We had a wonderful stay, the house is absolutely stunning and the surroundings breathtaking. We will definitely be back!
Built/designed/decorated this house yourself? We are absolutely amazed by its beauty… what a fabulous place to relax and find inner peace.
This house was a very nice vacation rental home. It had everything we needed and was plenty big enough for our family of 6. Wonderful views of the bay and walking distance to the town and beaches of simonstown. Debbie was super helpful and responsive before and throughout our stay.
“What a wonderful experience. We were welcomed with beautiful fresh flowers in the reception rooms. The decor is stylish and homely at the same time. Sitting out on the stoep felt like being in the country with horses, guinea fowl and birds all around. Anna is a wonderful caring hostess and Alice cleans the house… Read more “What a wonderful experience”
Such a beautiful view… absolutely breathtaking. Clean and well-furnished.
The House was perfect for the weekend. It was cozy, perfect tranquil, beautiful spot of kommetjie, only few minutes walking from the beach and lighthouse. I loved to spend the weekend there! both in summer, where you can enjoy the terrace for a sunset, and a rainy winter day where you can sit in front… Read more “Beautiful spot of Kommetjie”
We’re not even home yet! Still in transit but stopped to write this review since we had a great time staying in Cape Town! The house was the perfect base to move around from. It’s as described …big, picturesque views of table mountain from the upper sleeping rooms. The street is very quiet and the… Read more “Quite excellent”
“This was an excellent cottage to stay in, especially if you want a quiet, long-term place. Placed in walking distance to the beach, it is a bit of a further walk to Simons Town, but that makes it quieter. The cottage is lovely and very secure and the host is very flexible with check-in and… Read more “An excellent cottage”
Tops. The place was very nice .spacious and with all the home comforts it was just like home the views were good from all around the apartment everything was in working order there was even a washing machine and dryer so we washed our clothes there was two bathrooms which were big and not cramped… Read more “Treated me very friendly”
Great stay with really responsive hosts. Clean, well configured property with all of the customary utensils and appliance needed in a home but without a whole lot of personal family clutter. Good decorative standard, good TV and media. Easy to plan trips around the area with great local restaurants. “Thanks for being brilliant hosts, we all… Read more “Great stay with really responsive host”
This is a lovely old house and you are made to feel very welcome. It is well situated for sight seeing and going to the beach. That scared everyone a bit.
What a beautiful house in the most spectacular position with breathtaking views! We loved our stay here. It is the most lovely house, immaculately furnished and with lots of space! The rooms are big and airy and take advantage of the views. The house was spotlessly clean and very well equipped. It is quiet albeit… Read more “What a beautiful house in the most spectacular position with breathtaking views!”
It’s great knowing that everything’s under control when I am out of the country and would otherwise be stressed about managing things back home. And I know if push came to shove you would make a plan to sort it out. Very happy!
The apartment was very spacious with great views over the sea and a balcony which catches the sun for much of the day. A very convenient location for accessing central Cape Town, close to several local amenities as well as Table Mountain and beaches on the western side of the Cape. Host were very accommodating… Read more “Host were very accommodating. Apartment was very spacious with great views”
“Wonderful stay in a wonderful little cottage with all the amenities and the hosts are simply amazing. It’s just not as close (walkable) to boulders beach as its a bit of a uphill return over the main road. But otherwise its simply great.”
The house was delightful and spacious – we loved the tranquility, bird life and views. We also really appreciated the eclectic and interesting art work in the house, which is very comfortable and beautifully furnished. All the beds are extremely comfortable and warm (we stayed in mid-winter and all commented about how well we slept)… Read more “The house was delightful and spacious”
The house was absolutely lovely and the setting just perfect for a relaxing weekend in Muizenburg with my family. the inside has been beautifully done which made for a very comfortable stay.
“We really enjoyed this house created in old grain silos. The result is superb: generous volumes, comfort, charming decoration, beautiful view in an exceptional setting in the countryside (former agricultural domain became a vast domain with horses) and geographically very well located (very beautiful place, not far from wine estates, shops, the city center, the… Read more “Charming decoration, beautiful view in an exceptional setting”
Great property. Probably the best place I’ve ever stayed in. Comfortable and everything is the finest quality and style. Brilliant host too.
Gorgeous house in a stunning location! Every detail was considered. Very comfy. Will definitely return!
“I cannot express how amazing Aureol was. By being the best Airbnb host I have ever encountered. The place was clean as a whistle, she was responsive, extremely hospitable, THERE’S COFFEE along with a coffee maker and I can’t believe she brought us detergent to wash our clothing! The view was killer and the bedrooms… Read more “The best Airbnb host I have ever encountered.”
Our host, Elmarie, was very welcoming upon our arrival and showed us around and explained everything we needed to know about the house. The house is so comfortable and the views and breathtaking. The kitchen is extremely well-equipped which makes it convenient to cook on site. The garden is lovely and very well manicured.
Lovely apartment, fantastic views, ideal location, warm, homely, everything you could want/need, an absolute must stay. Janene (hostess) was extremely kind, helpful, friendly and made our stay extra special. Highly recommend this apartment for a time to remember in Cape Town. “Lovely apartment, fantastic views, ideal location, warm, homely, everything you could want. We loved… Read more “Lovely apartment, fantastic views”
I really wanted to Thank You so much for setting everything up for us to rent the house in Runciman drive Simonstown for our wedding weekend in March this year. I cannot begin to express just how beautiful the house was, and di the owner went to so much trouble to make everything just extra… Read more “I cannot begin to express just how beautiful the house was”
We totally loved our stay here. It’s such an amazing property, we just didn’t want to leave it!! It’s like home away from home – though our home’s no where near as lovely as this…for a start it has no pool, nor a lake that you can overlook whilst supping your local wine, and we… Read more “We had lovely stay”
“We had a great stay. Nice location with boulders beach very near and cape point just 30 mins away. Aureol was very helpful with local tips and agreeing to check us out really early at 7am. Would love to stay here again.”
This house is gorgeous! The pictures don’t even do it justice. Simonstown is a small naval village about 45 minutes outside of Cape Town. A couple of us looking for a break from the city headed out here, and returned fully recharged. Debbie and Elmarie were also great hosts – they brought over extra blankets… Read more “Great hosts: This house is gorgeous! The pictures don’t even do it justice.”
“The place is amazingly clean,beautiful and welcoming the host was going out of her way to make sure we are comfortable my family can’t stop talking about the nice stay. We had a beautiful time. It amazingly beautiful my kids had the best time ever,It honestly felt like home and Aureol the host was just… Read more “The place is amazingly clean,beautiful and welcoming the host….”
“What a great house! The house was more spacious than I expected it to be. The high ceilings and superb furnishings really made it pleasant to be in. Easy walk to the beach. Great for kids. Very kid friendly house. The kitchen has everything you need; we cooked almost all our meals there and had… Read more “What a great house! The house was more spacious than I expected it to be”
What a house… We have called this Muizenberg house home for two weeks, and we loved every second of it. Beautiful architecture, cosy and convenient, a wonderful environment and view, a pool very much enjoyed by the kids, despite the winter season, a nice fireplace, convenient and well equipped bathrooms. We would love to stay… Read more “Beautiful architecture & wonderful environment”
If you are staying in Simonstown, it would be madness not to rent this place. Do not give it a second thought. The views from the house are spectacular. The house is incredibly well equipped. The decor is well appointed and thought through. The owners paid a lot of attention to detail. They are kind… Read more “Honestly one of the nicest people I have had the pleasure of dealing with.”
We stayed in this house for a few days. It is beautiful and spacious, exactly as in the pictures. We loved the way it is decorated. Parking is easy in the area and it is a safe and beautiful neighborhood. We only had one problem with the house that made us leave before we expected,… Read more “Beautiful and spacious house, exactly as in the pictures”
Thank you very much for sharing your cottage with us. It was truly home away from home, perfectly decorated with everything one could want for a breakaway from hectic day to day reality. Debs was great and right on time to welcome us – thank you Deb for the chopped wood to get the fire… Read more “Truly home away from home”
A perfect cottage in the most stunning location. Would go back in a heart beat. Very will equip and communication was seem less for check in and out. Thank you for a lovely stay.
Fantastic villa, very big, nice surroundings. Johan took care of the booking and responded very quick. Also gave us some great tips todo in the area (botanic garden & world of birds). The service in the house is also fantastic. Everything is cleaned everyday! So no need to do the dishes! We had a bag… Read more “Fantastic villa”
“This is SUCH a special place, there are almost no words. If you want to find tranquility, peace, beauty & comfort in Cape Town, this is it. We stayed for a week but wish it was a lifetime. The place is immaculate & cozy. It’s a dream home away from home. And the owners could… Read more “Our stay was just HEAVEN on earth. Thank you. x”
“We have spent a fantastic week in St. James. We can very much recommend staying there. Great view, you can walk to St. James and Muizenberg which is very nice. Great restaurants and beaches. Everything has been perfect. very nice stay. highly recommendable.”
We stayed 3 nights at the whale house in Simons Town. The house was as charming as the pictures described. Debbie was very friendly and welcoming to us. The house is ideally situated if you wish to explore the surrounding areas. We enjoyed Boulders beach & Kalk Bay in particular. We would definitely recommend this… Read more “The house was as charming as the pictures described”
“Can’t rate this house highly enough. Very stylish and comfortable. Photos are accurate and the views from the huge windows are to die for. Lots of space and very well equipped. What a beautiful home! We loved sitting with the glass doors open just looking at the ocean. We saw whales each morning! Simonstown is… Read more “Can’t rate this house highly enough. Very stylish and comfortable.”
Dear Johan I must just tell you how impressed I have been with your professionalism. Your response time has been excellent, you have responded to my request in a really appropriate way – taking into account all aspects of what I have asked for. So I just wanted to say thanks for the amazing help… Read more “I must just tell you how impressed”
What an amazing experience we had at Mbali lodge. The views were breath taking. Exquisite house perfectly located and perfectly detailed. It was thorougly enjoyed by my family and i would highly recommencd Mbali lodge for a close getaway. Thank you very much for having us. We will definitely be back.
I just have to take my hat off to the three of you for the outstanding service and encouragement you have afforded myself with the hosting of Irene’s Pad. Simply 5 star treatment by staying in contact with me regarding my visitors, bookings and all round interest in every way possible. I am sure that… Read more “Outstanding service”
What a beautiful place! We were met by Debra who assists with managing the property. We were pleasantly suprised by how well the house is equipped and well maintained. We spent lazy days walking thr property, relaxing on the patio and by the pool. In the evening we owl watched and enjoyed all of the… Read more “What a beautiful place!”
Stunning place. Accommodation was excellent and had a beautiful view. Debbie really took care of us.
“This place is great! Very clean, all the amenities you need and very comfortable! The location on the water canal is beautiful too! Thank you Johan,Elmarie and Nandi your place was great and very comfortable!”
This house is the perfect location to explore the area around Cape Town. Almost every destination is within 45 minutes or less from the house, which is perfect. The house itself is lovely, we enjoyed every mornings and evenings on the deck overlooking the sea. The house is fully equiped with everything you need for… Read more “We enjoyed everyday. The house itself is lovely”
We had the most relaxing weekend and were most delighted to spot whales right in front of the house. The house is clean and well maintained and there wasn’t anything more that we needed. Highly recommend if you need some peace and quiet!
Gloria was there to meet us and show us around the apartment. We know Kalk bay and the apartment is located on the main road over looking the sea. There was some basics left in the fridge for us and the supermarket is right across the road. Kalk bay is a great location plenty of… Read more “Kalk bay is a great location”
“First time in Cape Town and absolutely loved the apartment. The view is incredible and the balcony outside where you can have breakfast is a dream. The apartment is modern, clean, stylish and secure. Will definitely come back and stay here!!!”
For our yearly overseas reunion, my friends and I rented out this property. The house was good for a large group, and well equipped for a long stay (full kitchen, dishwasher, washing machine, etc.). The place is well secured, private and has its own garden. Whenever we had a question or an issue, Nandi was… Read more “Had a great experience”
Lovely place this. Very large in a stunning setting – a smallholding that looks after horses right in the middle of the Constantia which of course is beautiful in its own right. Everyone we met was helpful and lovely. Lula the maid was a delight, so helpful and hard working. Great with my three year… Read more “Everyone we met was helpful and lovely”
“The house is very nice and the rooms are unique. The location is wonderful and the view of the sea very nice. The hospitality is very great. We would have liked to stay longer and will certainly come back.”
Mbali Lodge is a beautiful house set in the hills between Constantia & Hout Bay and thus ideally located to explore both Cape Town as well as the total Cape area. With it secure gated & supervised entrance you feel very safe. The house provides all the comforts that you need and especially liked the… Read more “Mbali Lodge is a beautiful house”
I found your services to be efficient, prompt, professional & helpful. When we needed flexibility, we were given it. Both yourselves & the home owner certainly went the extra mile! Thank you, we’ll use you guys again!
This villa is a great recreation. Clear kept and articulate decorated. Anna is warm and neatly host. Stable is just behind the villa. I was wakened by horse in the morning. This is so amazing. They have 12 beautiful horses. But don’t worry. They are very quite.
“It’s not that often when, what you see is what you get. All the pictures of this lovely home is exactly as it is and more! The view is truly spectacular and the decor and amenities stunning. All our sight seeing activities were very accessible from this location. The lovely Janene kept in touch to… Read more “Such an amazing place to stay. The views and decor were stunning. Thank you!”
This is simply an amazing place to stay. The house, it is impossible not to fall in love with it, is perfectly placed. You will be close to the penguines (you can take as many swims with them as you like) and a great little private beach. The view from the terrace is astounding. Aureol… Read more “This is simply an amazing place to stay.”
We had a lovely time in the property. The views from all the rooms were amazing… What was not clear to us was that it is 60min drive to Cape Town from this property.
We had a great time on a perfect weekend. The area was perfect and so were the views. Didn’t have time to take a dip in the beautiful pool. A weekend is not nearly enough. No cooking was done but we use the microwave, dishwasher, washer and dryer.
It is a perfect place to stay if you wish to have a quiet seaside holiday away from the hustle and bustle of Cape Town city living, but still wish to dip into what Cape Town has to offer – just what our London family of 4 was looking for. Its secure and private location… Read more “It is a perfect place to stay”
Johan and Elmarie Horak (Cape Holidays) have been acting as agent on behalf of Welgelee Luxury Self Catering for the last year. It has been a great success. They are both constantly cheerful and light-hearted and simultaneously ruthlessly efficient and reliable. I have only the highest praise for them and the ethical and straightforward way… Read more “Aways a pleasure doing business with you.”
Le logement était exactement comme décrit sur le site, avec un salon confortable, une belle salle à manger et trois chambres, chacune avec sa salle de bain privée. Tout était bien équipé. La terrasse sur la marina était très agréable pour prendre le petit déjeuner. La piscine dans le petit jardin était également très agréable.… Read more “We have a very good memory”
We had the privilege of staying at 19 Gay street in Simons town in December 2017 and what an unbelievable holiday stay! This home is the best kept secret,nestled in the best location in Simons town . As you enter the house you will be drawn to the beautiful balcony view of the sea and… Read more “This home is the best kept secret,nestled in the best location in Simons Town.”
“As always a great stay and I will always return. Clean, safe and I’m a great location. The service is above and beyond and I cannot fault anything about this wonderful unit. “Amazing as always! Thank you! I would say a nice touch with the milk… but maybe a pod coffee machine in future… ” We have… Read more “As always a great stay and I will always return.”
Every bit is like in the description! Yes! The whole house is yours! Incl. cleaning and laundry service every day (except on Sundays ;-)) It is simply perfect! The best part of our holiday! We felt so welcome and – to be honest – a bit like princesses! The house is absolutely stunning (the kitchen:… Read more “The house is absolutely stunning”
Debbie was our host and she was great. The house was perfect and met our needs nicely. Two draw backs were the lack of a dryer in the laundry, even though the listing says there is a dryer; and the internet was terribly slow. I would definitely stay again if I am in Simons Town… Read more “Thanks Debbie for a great assistance.!”
“What an amazing house, with lovely views and in a quiet location. It was a truly relaxing place to be. Aureol, who was there to welcome us, was extremely helpful and provided us with all the info and tips to help us to enjoy our stay. She was a fantastic host! I would highly recommend!… Read more “You really went above and beyond and made our stay a very pleasant one.”
“This is an incredibly good listing. Very modern, spacious, well equipped and comfortable. The location could not be better if you wish to be in this trendy area. Janine was fantastic checking us in and giving all sorts of tips. The apartment overlooks the Kalk Bay harbour, very close to some of Cape Towns renowned… Read more “The location could not be better if you wish to be in this trendy area.”
The house is very true to the picture and with a breathtaking view. Everything is functional and very organized. Beddings are clean and comfortable. Aureol is very sweet and helpful. One light in the bathroom didn’t work she sent repairman right a way. And also helped us a lot on the grocery shopping places and… Read more “The house is very true to the picture and with a breathtaking view”
The place was great! There is everything one could possibly need- even for a long stay. It has also a super nice location. Johan is very friendly and has always answered my questions very fast and adequate. I would definetely stay there again 🙂
“What a perfect cottage! Loved everything about it – location, lovely deck to relax on – so peaceful and although not large the feeling of spacious inside. Communication and help from all involved excellent! Only three Little steps (2 outside-from road and out to the back braai area, one inside) so, as long as there… Read more “What a perfect cottage! Loved everything about it”
The host was gracious and unobtrusive. A perfect getaway with brilliant views easy access to the heart of Simons Town. Highly recommended.
“VIEWS! Great location, great hosts. All was as expected, and views were as breathtaking as we hoped. Aureol who did our check-in was a star! Gave us tips for surroundings etc…and she is just so welcoming! The neighbourhood is great too – like a little wisteria lane with nice houses and quiet neighbours. Thanks a… Read more “VIEWS! Great location, great hosts”
Manager Janene has been fantastic – and I am finding working with you guys a pleasure – very many thanks. Philippa
This place is an absolute dream come true and we had a lovely stay here. Debbie was welcoming, patient and helpful both at check in and check out. We loved the view which is spectacular and the house itself is gorgeous and comfortable.
A not-so-little piece of Cape Town heaven. Beautifully furnished house; each room with a luxurious en suite bathroom. We spent most of our time on the patio, enjoying the pretty garden alive with birdsong (including an owl) and views across the horse paddocks to the mountans in the distance. My noisy and demanding family was… Read more “Beautifully furnished house”
A little piece of heaven. So close, walking distance, to everything, shops and beach and restaurants, yet so private and peaceful. Felt pretty wow to walk out one evening to find a penguin in front of our house, happily walking to it’s nest and mate. Honestly, I can see myself live in this special piece… Read more “piece of heaven”
Fantastisches Haus , mit allem was man für einen erholsamen Urlaub benötigt. Sauber, großzügig, sehr ruhig. Die Betreuung durch Debbie war hervorragend.
“Fantastic house and host. Clean, recently renovated, stylish, quiet, and with everything you need, even if traveling with a baby. Friendly and super responsive hosts. Just note the walk to the house from the beach is up a steep hill. Will stay again. Thank you so much for a lovely stay. Aureol was fantastic and… Read more “Far exceeded our expectations”
We had a perfect stay in this fantastic appartement. Gloria and John welcomed us with open arms, and we had a really nice time with them! We can recommend this place 100%!! It is situated in the heart of Kalk Bay with a fantastic view over the harbour and ocean from a large balcony. Everything… Read more “Had a perfect stay”
The management definitely made us feel welcome. I went for my 30th birthday with 9 other friends and it was almost as described. There was a 5th bedroom which was in a basement and away from the entire living quarters which made the people staying in that room, very removed and secluded from everyone else.… Read more “They made us feel welcome”
We ( 4 people , no couples ) stayed for 3 nights at the Sunny Brae Villa in FIsh Hoek and it was absolutely fantastic ! Everything and more is available to make you feel right at home . We we’re on a road trip through the Garden Route of SA and I can honestly… Read more “Absolutely fantastic !”
Wonderful in every way!
Mbali Lodge couldn’t be in a better location if you are looking for a relaxing holiday in the midst of beautiful enchanting mountain scenery, good restaurants within easy reach in and around the vineyards of Constantia Valley and in a gated nature reserve. It is very comfortable and well-equipped, stylish and very well-maintained. I would… Read more “Comfort with style and amazing view!”
We really enjoyed our stay at 10 de hoop! It was plenty of room for 3 married couples, and had everything we needed. It was a great, safe location, and had amazing views of Table Mountain. We were very well taken care of with tea, coffee, and wine available upon arrival, and even fresh milk… Read more “Highly recommended!”
Das war die perfekte Unterkunft für uns – ein sehr schönes Haus direkt am Wasser. Wir haben uns sehr wohlgefühlt. Preis-Leistungs-Verhältnis ausgezeichnet. Strand und Kapstadt Zentrum unkompliziert und schnell zu erreichen. Sehr empfehlenswert! Johan war ein sehr freundlicher und hilfsbereiter Gastgeber. Hoffentlich können wir noch einmal wiederkommen.
“Excellent séjour passé en famille dans cette maison! Je recommande.” “Great family holiday in this house! I recommend.”
Sehr freundliche Begrüßung und Unterstützung während unseres Aufenthaltes. Es hat an nichts gefehlt. Es ist ein traumhaftes Haus…
A perfect stay at this lovely spacious apartment with a magnificent view overlooking Simonstown harbour and False Bay. We arrived a few hours early but received a most warm and helpful welcome. Apartment is excellent value and very comfortable, well furnished and kitted out, contributing to another great stay in Simonstown.
Pax House was everything you see on the pictures plus more. We had an awesome time. Johan, Elmarie, Nandi and Debbie was easy to get ahold off and very helpful. We would definitely recommend Pax House to anyone wanting to visit Simon’s Town.
“The house was great and the view amazing. The pool area was a lovely hang out place for us. The house also had baby furniture, like a high chair and baby cot, which was perfect for us traveling with 3 infants. Aureol was such a lovely host and great to communicate with. Thanks for a… Read more “The house was great and the view amazing”
This was our first Airbnb booking. Johan’s instructions, photos and information were spot on. Geoff the liaison assisted and answered all our questions promptly when we arrived. We were only two but this house is ideal for 6 people. Very helpful to quickly buy something you need for a braai (a Weber was included thanks… Read more “Assisted us prompt and friendly”
House Pax is absolutely stunning. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The house was extremely comfortable and had everything we needed. The host was a pleasure to deal with and very helpful. The picture perfect views (from every bedroom) truly set this house apart. Aureol and Elmarie, it was lovely to meet you both, thanks for the… Read more “House Pax is absolutely stunning”
This place was absolutely amazing! Super clean, super safe, really nice area and absolutely stunning views! Our host was absolutely great, very friendly and helpful with local info and tips on food and places to go. Alsoright by boulders beach so you can go and sunbath with some penguins! I dont have a bad word… Read more “absolutely amazing!”
Good location, close to nice cafes and boulder’s beach. Lovely interior.
We used Whale House as spill over accommodation for our family in the lead up to our wedding. It was perfect for hosting big family meals in the undercover courtyard with well equipped kitchen. The fireplace in the living room was also great for wintery nights.
A wonderful holiday in a stunning location. The house is beautifully maintained and furnished with everything one could want for a comfortable and memorable stay. Waking up to views of Table Mountain outside my window was one of the highlights. Others were visiting wineries, great restaurants, friendly cafés, lovely beach close by and fun shopping.… Read more “First trip to Capetown”
Great communication from Johan and Elmarie, and they happily extended our check out time and accommodated an early check in. The House was stunning, even more amazing than the photos. It was super modern with high vaulted ceilings in the lounge, and an awesome balcony, we spent many an evening out there overlooking the lights… Read more “Great communication”
Wir waren mit der Familie im mbali Haus. Es ist ein wunderschönes Haus mit vielen Terrassen und einer spektakulären Aussicht auf die Rückseite des Tafelberges. Das Haus ist sehr schön eingerichtet und bietet genug Platz für 6 Personen. die Lage ist perfekt da man schnell in Constantia, Heut Bay sowie Kapstadt ist. Die Bilder in… Read more “Wunderschönes haus mit einer gigantischen Aussicht”
We came to Cape Town for a friends wedding in Simonstown. After a few nights in Cape Town itself 5 of us booked this house for a long weekend. Johan responded within minutes of my initial enquiry in January and was available to hand keys over when we arrived, Debbie was really responsive and helpful… Read more “I would certainly recommend – The house itself is absolutely stunning”
We stayed at this property in September 2015 for our honeymoon and had a wonderful time! It was a little too cold for the pool, but we enjoyed being on the lake, the paddle boat, the garage was nice for parking our car… Very spacious and clean, cozy decor, secure. Next time we will be… Read more “We had a wonderful time! Very spacious and clean”
Our stay in muizenberg was great. We get a clean and nice house. All things you need are there. We would come again.
The hosts very kindly made a plan for them and made them feel extremely welcome (I did not get to join the ladies this time around but made the booking for them so am leaving the review). The place was clean, beautiful and had everything they required. Plus it was a great location. They absolute… Read more “Great location.!”
We had a wonderful stay at this property! It is every bit as beautiful as the pictures suggest. We spent a lot of our time admiring the sea view from the deck and enjoyed the fact that the beach (and penguins!) were only a short walk away. Will definitely re-book!
Nandy quickly answered to any question before and during our stay. She managed to easily exchange the key with us, although we arrived late and left early., exactly as in the pictures clean and is located in a quiet and charming neighbourhood.
I stayed there for a few days to attend a wedding. I had a wonderful time. Poppy went out of her way to make our stay comfortable and showed a very high attention to detail. The owners are very up to date with events and activities in the area. I would recommend this place!
We had a wonderful time. Fantastic house, very livable, best view in Pringle Bay. Cleverly built with a lot of shelter from the wind. Pool table a HIT!
We stayed here 4 nights and it was absolutely perfect. A beautiful setting and quirky but elegant accommodation to enjoy it from. The house comfortably accommodated the five of us and was well set up in every regard. Although it’s on the ‘main’ road, you don’t need to worry about traffic noise as there’s not… Read more “Absolutely perfect. A beautiful setting and quirky but elegant”
We had a lovely holiday in simonstown, we loved the house, it was clean, easily accommodating 6 adults,the photos were very accurate, beds were comfortable and pretty, lounge was also comfortable and interesting, main bedroom was fabulous,we loved the antique baths, the shower was also good,attention to detail is excellent and Everything we needed was… Read more “Lovely house”
We really enjoyed our stay at M’bali Lodge and hope to be back soon!! The Securities and cleaning stuff had been very friendly and the view from the terrace is amazing – you think you are nearly alone in nature. The three bedrooms have their own bathrooms whereat one you only have a bathtub and… Read more “a great place to be”
You don’t know impossible! I need someone like you to assist: before we arrive, during the say, doing our search, visit the home on our behalf for our annual excursion.
We had an amazing time in Simon’s Town. The house was beautiful with the most stunning views of the bay, close to great shops and restaurants. Our hosts helped us with our every need – from setting up the internet, to recommending restaurants and great conversation at check-in and check out. We’re looking forward to… Read more “Many thanks for the hospitality”
Elmarie Horak of Cape Holidays has looked after our home, since we moved there in November 2010. She has done an excellent job, both sorting out all the inevitable problems of re-locating, and then dealing with the day to day problems of running a house in a foreign country. I highly recommend her services. If… Read more “Highly recommended”
Thoroughly professional and always friendly and available.
It was a beautiful house and we really enjoyed our time there. The view was amazing, the interior was as shown on the pictures. Everything was perfect and we would always come back. Debbie was wonderful and very helpful and heartful. Thank you very much for everything! We would always recommend to stay at this… Read more “Thank you very much for everything!”
“We had such a lovely stay in this absolute amazing house with wonderful view from each room that immediately has a calming effect on one’s soul and gets you in a peaceful, happy mood. The best is swimming at night in the pool with view on the lights of Simons Town and the opposite coast.… Read more “Absolute amazing house with wonderful view from each room”
Fantastic location, you’re really directly on the coast, with a terrace that overlooks the ocean, and is totally private. Simons town we love as a destination. The furnishings in the house were top quality but the windows and doors were really needing an upgrade, but this was scheduled to happen directly after our visit –… Read more “Fantastic location, you’re really directly on the coast”
Thank you for the use of this lovely home during our too-short stay in Muizenberg. The home was everything described and even more. the lake and out door activities kept us busy and entertained throughout our stay. The home was clean and neat and beautifully decorated. We thankful for the wood fire place that looked… Read more “I would certainly recommend this home to all my friends and family.”
we had a fantastic stay here for a week with our kids..lovely house..well appointed and clean..always a prompt reply to queries etc..the house is in a lovely location with breath taking views all around..it is quiet and serene..it is close to everything and has many shops and restaurants within a 10 min drive..ideally located in… Read more “a slice of heaven”
The host was great in communication and meet us for the key in the shortest time. The house is nice and very well located in GreenPoint. As well the patio with the barbecue make a great add-on. We had a great time in Cape Town.
Hosts were very good before arrival answering all our questions and putting us in contact with others fro cot rental. We met at the property and show around and also had emails and calls during the stay to check all was ok. The place itself was perfect for our family of 6, close to everything… Read more “Perfect place”
Wow! What a dream spot to spend some time exploring the peninsula! The pics and setting barely do this home justice. It’s a truly beautiful space to stay in and a stunning view as well. Johan and his family made everything very welcoming and hotel like. We thoroughly enjoyed our time here. You’re just down… Read more “Wow! What a dream spot to spend some time exploring the peninsula! We strongly recommend”
I can not express how nice this house is, highlights have to be the master bedroom upstairs, the covered courtyard area and the view from the porch! Although only two of us stayed here, the house can easily accommodate a further four people. Kitchen and lounge areas were ideal and parking was simple and convenient.… Read more “Nice beach”
We had a lovely stay. It was so spacious and clean. The hosts were very welcoming but at the same time were left on your own. Such a stunning place… kids lover being able to see the horses everyday
Everything was just PERFECT! The House is amazing and have a excellent location. The house was very clean and the kitchen are fully equipped with everything needed. So we enjoyed to cook every evening together and enjoyed our dinner on the beautiful terrace while the sunset. Every evening we drive a round with the pedalo.… Read more “PERFECT”
The place was great for my family and I, and we were able to enjoy our time in Muizenberg together. We were greeted when we arrived, and we blessed with a great view!
My friends and I loved staying here. The house and the view were even more beautiful than in the photos, and the location was great for accessing Simon’s Town, Boulder’s Beach, Cape Point. Johan and Nandi were very professional and the arrival instructions were thorough and clear.
The apartment is classy and spacious while cosy romantic. The bed is king size with a fantastic mattress, and bathroom is large and light. There were lots of lovely towels and beach towels available to use, and the size of the fridge and freezer accommodated all our picnic bites and champagne bottles! The location is… Read more “Classy and spacious while cosy romantic”
Overall, I am very pleased with how it is going – you guys are very on it and I feel I am in very good hands. Many thanks,
We had a lovely stay at House Pax. The view is amazing and the house was clean, well maintained and equipped. Debbie received us at the agreed time and was very friendly and informative. The two double bedrooms have amazing views with great en-suites with baths. The twin bedrooms downstairs are practical and ideal for… Read more “The view is amazing and the house was clean, well maintained and equipped.”
We had a great experience staying at this property in June/July. Johan was amazingly quick in responding to all my questions before we arrived, payment was easy peasy, and Geoff the caretaker was wonderful while we were there. The house itself is gorgeous – right on the water and all the pictures are accurate. It… Read more “Great experience. The house itself is gorgeous – right on the water”
This house was really awesome. Our host was very friendly and helpful. Super relaxed. The house has everything you need. A very relaxing place to spend a few days. Walking distance to the lighthouse and the boardwalk along the rocks. Nice to braai on the balcony in the evenings and watch the sunset. We had… Read more “Super Helpful. This house was really awesome.”
It is difficult to overate the retreat as it has so many outstanding features. The tranquil site, superb ’boutique hotel’ facilities, the panoramic views, great walking trails all make Mbali a wonderful base for a restful holiday. An added bonus is that the house is situated just forty minutes drive from the international airport. The… Read more “truly 5 star retreat”
Quiet surrounding,amazing view of table mountain,artistic decorating,abundant facilities,reliable security system,and nice house owners. We had a unique Chinese holiday in the house.
We were met at the Whale House and showed around by Elmarie. The property looks just like it does in the pictures-there is so much attention to detail. It is more spacious than I had expected. It was well equipped and comfortable. It took about 15 minutes to walk into Simonstown for restaurants. Boulders Beach… Read more “It is more spacious than I had expected”
Everything about our stay was fantastic! The house is beautifully designed and furnished, and perfectly situated for a relaxing stay. Downstairs is great for entertaining or relaxing by the pool in the secluded garden, surrounded by fybos. The upstairs master bedroom is filled with light and has fantastic views on three sides. The beach is… Read more “stay was fantastic”
“Location. Price. Value. Cleanliness. Friendliness. This apartment has it all. I felt welcome and comfortable from the second I walked into this gorgeous apartment at The Granger. The apartment would be comfortable for singles and couples alike. With high speed internet the business traveller could quite comfortably make this a great temporary office space and… Read more “Loved your apartment. Location. Price. Value. Cleanliness. Friendliness”
“What a great location for a visit to Cape Town. The town of Muizenberg is full of charm and character. Lots of shops and restaurants within a few minutes drive. The apartment boasts perfect views of False Bay with the Indian ocean just beyond. You will never see a more spectacular sunrise. The apartment is… Read more “What a great location for a visit to Cape Town.”
Anna was most welcoming and lovely. House is fantastic and we had a great time. Will definitely be back.
Gorgeous, spacious, airy, light home. Extremely comfortable. Great views toward the sea. The very well equipped kitchen begs to be cooked in. Photos on the listing do not do the property justice in size or decor. Every extra has been thought of from blankets to hairdryers, to tea in the cupboards, books on the shelf… Read more “Gorgeous, spacious, airy, light home. Extremely comfortable.”
House amazing!!! First feeling was very nice like a dreams comes in truth))) Very quiet and piecefool place with amazing view to the lake! Comfortable 3 bedrooms and dinning room with tv room and fully citchen. Johan and Elmarie very helpfull and commucative))) Thank you very much for unforgettable time All was perfect!
“We enjoyed our stay in this beautiful home close to the beach. Great location close to shops and just a 15 min walk to famous long beach. Wonderful hosts, easy going and very nice. Great holiday! thank you for a wonderful stay.”
We were looking for a tranquil place to work for a few days and the house was just perfect. It is spacious, interesting and beautifully designed. There is a lot to admire in art and furniture and the view up to the mountain was lovely. We really enjoyed the pool as well, it’s a bit… Read more “It is spacious, interesting and beautifully designed”
There are very few places that can compare with the beauty of the setting, sense of security and the luxurious excellence and comfort of Mbali Lodge. It is special. The personal touches really do make you feel at home and wish you would never leave. The three king sized bedrooms are beautifully appointed and very comfortable. As… Read more “A sublime treat”
The property was breathtaking! Decorated amazingly and homey yet modern. Nestled in a very nice, quiet neighborhood, it is the perfect escape. We stayed for 4 days at the end of a month of traveling, and it was exactly what we wanted; relaxation. It was quite cool the first two days, so the pool was… Read more “Breathtaking property”
Gorgeous house. It has an incredible view in all directions. Excellent equipped. Easy to find with the directions from Johan. We were trying to always come back early, so we could enjoy the house. 🙂
“Vue superbe, avec un emplacement privilégié sur cette magnifique péninsule. Accueil exceptionnel de la part de Janene. Merci mille fois !” Superb view, with a prime location on this beautiful peninsula. Exceptional welcome from Janene. Thank you so much
We loved staying here, it is a beautiful place, very relaxing and very welcoming. We made excellent friends, such as with Isabella the goat, Vito the dog, and wonderful horses, and their friendly owners. Our daughter even got to ride one of the horses, a real highlight.
The apartment is in a great location in sea point, with beautiful views overlooking the ocean. The pre-arrival correspondence was excellent and we arrived without issue. Nandi showed us around the place and explained everything well. The living and dining areas are well appointed, both looking over the beach. The kitchen is well equipped. The… Read more “The pre-arrival correspondence was excellent”
We had a wonderful time in this gem of an apartment. Gloria and John made us feel very welcome. They looked after our kid some mornings, took us out to lunch and shared a few bottles of whine in the evening. Lovely people! The Apartment is very special. filled with art and classic furniture. It… Read more “Lovely people! We had a wonderful time in this gem of an apartment.”
The accommodations were perfect in every way. The view from our place was spectacular! All of the amenities were more than we needed. Also loved the close proximity to other wonderful towns – Kalk Bay, Muizenberg, etc. Take time to go for a dive or snorkel with Shark Explorers! You won’t regret coming to Simonstown… Read more “Accommodations were perfect in every way”
We had such an amazing time in Muizenberg! The whole place is pretty amazing and our house was great and our hosts were just friendly and help full all the time… Also the place was located at a very good spot, not to far from the city centre and directly at the beach! All I… Read more “Had a stunning time in Capetown! : CapeHolidays Review”
Hi Elmarie I just wanted to say how beautiful the house looked on Sunday. Thanks very much from our side, for how well you are looking after it. It warmed my heart knowing that it is a place that I can move into at the drop of a hat, which is exactly what it was intended… Read more “Thanks very much from our side, for how well you are looking after it.”
This is such a cute cottage and we were so comfortable here! The location is awesome and yet so quiet and peaceful. The kids loved it and so did we!
Me and my family of 3 had an amazing time at the lake house. The view of the lake is beautiful and the house is lovely and tastefully decorated. 10/10 for us
Elmarie was generous and took time. She was also accommodating and very friendly and tried to assist with wi-fi. Great overall.
Such eclectic style and hugely warm and caring host. Janine was the ultimate hostess. She was so gracious, kind, generous, and caring. Took extra time and effort to make us feel at home on our first stay in Cape Town. We wish we could have stayed longer there. By far the best accommodation we’ve had.… Read more “By far the best accommodation we’ve had. Just like the pictures…even better.”
Had a great stay, excellent neighborhood. Close to everything and really nice house. Perfect for 2 – 4 guests.
“We loved everything about the Walk to the Beach! Such a wonderful place with character, history and a nice Scandinavian touch! We have found our second home away from home… 🙂 ” “Such a wonderful experience! We absolutely love and adore this place, which has character and history. Love the Scandinavian touch. We will for… Read more “Thank you for saving our holidays in the Cape”
“Coming to Cape Town quite often it always was an exhausting rally for us to find a suitable and nice place to stay, combining pleasure, leisure and business – and of course authentic Cape style combined with good views! Not less than all that. Well, dealing with owners personally often brought me into the situation… Read more “We had beautiful and perfect moments”
I would also like to take this opportunity to thank you all for all the hard work and dedication to turning our rental property into a successful business. Lindsay and I are very pleased with the service we are receiving, so a BIG thank you to all!
We spent a very nice week at this nice old and very pleasant place. All the house has a wonderful atmosphere and a very nice location just at the see. It is quite big and the kitchen was nicely equipped. Johan and his wife were very nice.
Superb rental. Great locations and excellent, helpful hosts. Very easy arrival/departure and the place is home from home. Thanks Helen for all your help. *****
Absolutely fabulous! Beautifully furnished, spotless, very comfortable! The horses were a highlight for our daughter and Anna made it very special for her, thank you so much, we really appreciate it! *****
Nandi, You are probably the only person that has responded within the hour!!! I have been looking for accommodation for over 2 weeks now, and have very little luck with people either getting back to me or no availability!!! And unfortunately, have only just this afternoon come across your awesome website!Thank you again for your… Read more “You are probably the only person that has responded within the hour!!!”
This is a gem – a beautiful escape with luxurious accommodation and breathtaking views of False Bay.
This is a gem – a beautiful escape with luxurious accommodation and breathtaking views of False Bay. It is a perfect and thoughtful holiday home. where it is easy to relax and simply to enjoy. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and it’s location – we visited Boulders Beach for the penguins, did an early morning… Read more “This is a gem – a beautiful escape with luxurious accommodation and breathtaking views of False Bay.”
A wonderfully spacious and secluded house that is totally private yet within easy reach of the centre of Cape Town and peninsula beaches. The owners could not have been more welcoming and helpful. Thank you for a great stay
“My family loved our stay in this delightful house. The location is great, a quick walk to the beach or anything needed. We did have a car which helped as larger grocery stores are further away. The house is wonderfully stylish while preserving historic character. We would love to return. Aureol was very kind and… Read more “My family loved our stay in this delightful house”
Wow, this was a first class, excellent experience. The descriptions in the advert are rather understating the beauty, the warmth, the friendliness, and the luxury of this place. We loved our apartment, the service, the vineyards around, the nice garden, the slightly heated pool, the decent care of our host, and, of course, Jessy and… Read more “Had an excellent experience.!”
We enjoyed our stay a lot. One of the better houses available in CT via Airbnb in the price range. Beautiful setting on the water and the wifi network was great- which might be important to some. I will recommend this 100%.
The accommodation is extremely well located. The sea is only a stone’s throw away. The beach is only a few hundred meters walk. The location was very clean, tidy and spacious. Cathy was extremely helpful and always supported us with our extraordinary wishes. With our vehicle we were quickly in Cape Town and other attractions… Read more “accommodationwelllocated”