Recommended self catering Cape Town accommodation




The Lighthouse self catering cape Town

The Lighthouse - Cape Town

Self catering Cape Town
Self catering, or vacation rental in Cape Town and the Western Cape is a popular accommodation option which is worth considering. Many visitors see it as the most enjoyable and cost effective means of short term Cape Town accommodation.

The reasons.. Economy, independance, freedom and convenience.

Self catering is prearranged holiday or vacation accommodation at a serviced premises where furniture, bed linen and kitchen utensils are provided.

This type of Cape Town holiday accommodation ranges from basic to luxury and is provided in many forms, from apartment units, to cosy cottages, charming guest houses and Cape Town villas. The various establishments are graded by SA Tourism and range from 1 to 5 stars.

Try searching for and booking your budget Cape Town hotel or hostel accommodation using the blue form below. You'll find an interesting variety.

Self catering Cape Town choices

Units in apartment complexes or chalets, are a convenient type of self catering accommodation. These are usually sited near popular beaches, or close to popular Cape Town venues.

Here is a range of low to medium priced apartment or chalet accommodation. Click on the links for pictures and more information.

The Lighthouse - Tambourskloof

Bal Ocean Suite Apartments - Seapoint


Imhoff Park Chalets - Kommetjie


Allandale Holiday Cottages - Tokai Southern Suburbs




If you're looking for a more exclusive form of self catering or vacation rental, then go for an upmarket private residence or Cape Town Guest House.



You'll find that no two Guest Houses are the same; many are located in scenic areas around Cape Town, and each provides an individual character and charm which will enhance your Cape Town holiday accommodation experience.

Some Guest Houses offer both bed and breakfast and self catering accommodation. They are geared towards international tourists and their owner managers are renowned for providing a homely environment as well as plenty of useful local knowledge.

This is a selection of medium to high priced self catering Cape Town accommodation

Acorn Tree - Newlands

Bay View Pent Houses - Camps Bay


On The Mountain - Muizenberg


Clovelly Lodge - Fish Hoek


Afton Grove Country Retreat - Noordhoek


Bay Reflections - Camps Bay




There are many more choices of self catering or vacation rental accommodation. For an excellent range of Cape Town accommodation, bed and breakfast Cape Town, and Cape Town villas - use this handy Cape Town map and information page

Try these links below for a wide range of accommodation
City Bowl Cape Winelands V&A Waterfront
South Peninsula Atlantic Seaboard(N) Atlantic Seaboard(S)


Self catering is definitely my idea of the most enjoyable form of Cape Town accommodation. You get many choices, a convenient base to travel from, flexibility and freedom to enjoy the Cape!




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