When you’re considering luxury accommodation in Cape Town look no further than Clifton. Clifton’s affluent neighbourhood is located in a wind-free bay just a 10-minute drive from the V&A Waterfront along Cape Town’s famous Atlantic Seaboard. Clifton luxury villas are amount the most prestigious real estate in South Africa. The properties are typically modern, high-rise buildings perched upon a rugged mountainside overlooking the Atlantic ocean. You can expect the most refined luxury accommodation when you rent a villa in Clifton.
Clifton is most famous for its four sandy-white beaches separated by boulders and sheltered from the south-easterly winds. These beaches are one of the great attractions of Cape Town, and they are a popular destination for holidaymakers during the summer months. Besides tanning and looking super-cool other activities include stand up paddle-boarding, cannoning and beach volley-ball. You can also experience the bay via boat or take a helicopter tour along the stunning coastline.
Luxury Holiday Accommodation In Clifton
There is no shortage of exceptional holiday villas in Clifton. Clifton luxury villas should be stylish, elegant and distinctly upmarket. They are characterised by large open-plan living spaces designer interiors, architecturally unique and always in-demand. You will find sizeable luxurious holiday villas fully staffed and offers a 5-star experience. If you want more laid-back beach-lifestyle villas, there are plenty of excellent options on Clifton’s 3rd and 4th beaches, providing easy access to the white-sands and the finest views the Atlantic Ocean.
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Villa Sorrentino is a beautifully styled luxury Clifton holiday rental. This Clifton Villa is situated at the foot of Lions Head Mountain and above Clifton’s beaches, boasting stunning ocean and mountain views. The views stretch down the peninsula. Located in a quiet and exclusive road in Clifton, it offers guests wind-free accommodation, which is perfect for a large family or a group of friends looking to vacation in style.
The villa built over four levels. An internal lift or stairs link all the floors. On the top floor is the main bedroom with a bathroom kitchenette and a large deck. The bed is king-size, and the bathroom has a bath and shower. Villa Sorrentino’s design is very modern and industrial, boasting spectacular views, making it a great example of a luxury Clifton holiday rental.
The next floor down is the main living area with a TV. There is a large open plan lounge area with a TV, bar, kitchen, wood oven and scullery. There is a large deck for relaxing and soaking up the views. There are loungers, a braai and a dining area on the deck. At the rear of this floor is a TV room and leading off this is a beautiful garden and swimming pool at the back of the house. There is an entrance with easy access onto Lions Head Mountain.
Fantasia Beach Villa is unparalleled among the luxury Cape Town beach villas Clifton. It offers a unique and exciting experience for guests. There is plenty of decking and outdoor space to spend the afternoons overlooking the beach and bay. Here you can braai (bbq) or lounge out by the pool. The main living space and open plan kitchen opens up onto the decking. Here you’ll find a cool, laid-back easy interior with a large round dining table. The kitchen is well equipped and easy to use, and a great place to prepare food and drinks along the breakfast bar.
Fantasia Beach Villa has a great vantage point and is close to Victoria Road, makings it ideal for guests who like to get in their car and explore. Those who want to spend time on the beach only need to follow the steps down (about two flights) where they can sunbathe the day away. After returning to the villa, guests will enjoy dipping into the plunge pool that runs outside the living room, overlooking the ba in the day or night.
All of the living spaces – the deck, pool, living room, kitchen – are situated at the top of the building. The bedrooms are on lower levels and their discovery is like dropping down to a opulent, secret layer. The rooms are all beautifully decorated with bright colors and antique furnishing. Each has its own sense of style, and is clear much thought has gone into making this a joyfully creative space. There is also a study area which can convert into a nock to watch TV. But for those that need their screen time and like to watch movies there is a snugly made theater room.
We highly recommend this luxury Cape Town beach villa as one of the best beach villas in Cape Town. It has easy access to both Victoria Road and Clifton’s 3rd beach. And you are just a short stop away from The Bungalow Restaurant which is great for some great sea food and sundowners.
Villa Allegra is a beautiful 2 bedroom Clifton beach villa on one of Cape Town’s most famous beaches. This property has been thoughtfully renovated and re-designed to the highest standard. Architects/designers by profession, the owners have created an exceptional home that brings in the surrounding natural environment and fuses it with modern comforts. Walking into Villa Allegra, you will find a large outdoor terrace with comfortable lounge seating and an extendable dining table. There is a jacuzzi placed perfectly to enjoy the sea and mountain views.
Inside this 2 bedroom Clifton beach villa is a spacious and light open plan kitchen and living area. Large sliding doors to both the front balcony and main deck allow the sea breeze to flow in and maximise the abundant sea views. The kitchen is well equipped, while the lounge area is cosy and comfortable, a place to either enjoy the views or settle into a film on the flatscreen TV.
Downstairs there are two well-appointed double bedrooms, both en-suite with king-size beds and quality linen. The stylish decor adds a feeling of luxury. On the lower floor, the sea views are less abundant, but both bedrooms are sea facing and private and include air conditioning and flat-screen TV’s.
Villa Riazor is an ostentatious luxury Clifton holiday home – an architectural masterpiece designed by Peerutin and inspired by former American architect John Launtner. The home conveys Launtner’s influence on iconic modern homes built in the 1960s in and around California. Every item in this home has been meticulously crafted or selected from around the world. Villa Riazor is situated on Nettleton Ridge, Clifton, one of the world’s most exclusive residential areas. This Clifton villa has an Innovative modern contemporary design at the highest level with minimal décor and accessories.
Delivering the ultimate luxury experience perfect for extravagant functions, intimate family reunions or a peaceful sanctuary. Set high above Cape Town’s cityscape, Villa Riazor enjoys dramatic unobstructed, panoramic views of Clifton’s beaches, the 12 Apostles mountain range and the wide expanse of the Atlantic Ocean below. The sea views and sunset skies almost become an extension of the property.
This luxury Clifton holiday home is split over 4 levels offering a Main Living area, Spa, Entertainment Theatre, The Left Wing, Entertainment Pavilion & The Pods. Two lifts and a glass-floored passage link the different areas. The home can accommodate 12 people in 6 bedrooms.
Luxury Villa, Premier Villa
145 Kloof Road is a beautiful five-bedroom luxury Clifton villa. This stunning property has spectacular views over Clifton’s sandy beaches, boulder outcrops, and Twelve Apostles mountains towards the south; look out for the sunsets over the Atlantic Ocean. 145 Kloof Road has the option of being five bedrooms with a guest apartment on the 1st floor.
On the lower part of this luxury Clifton villa is an independent apartment, is expressed as ‘a heavy stone plinth’, its gabion-walled exterior and cocooning interior of dark-stained oak and off shutter concrete reflecting the strata of the mountainside out of which they emerge. On top of this is a transitional space that is expressed as a green terrace and braai area, representative of what would have been the landscape’s foliage level. All house levels are connected via a sculptural timber staircase, like a folded ribbon that, appropriate to the home’s design narrative, gradually lightens in tone as it rises. A vertically slatted box hovers over the terrace, with screens that can be opened or closed to adjust the amount of natural light filtering into the interior, ‘as if you were sitting in the shade of a large tree’. The uppermost level, the master bedroom, sits above the tree-tops. As such, the materials – white marble, pale timber – and use of skylights express a feeling of air and openness while fold-away glass walls welcome the entire expanse of the view.
The property is immaculate in style and design and offers all the modern requirements for a genuinely excellent holiday experience; with luxury throughout and stunning views, it is the perfect property for families and friends looking for high-end private villas in Cape Town. The security is incredible too, and there is easy access to the main building from the ample parking bays at ground level.
Luxury Villa, Premier Villa
Nettleton Five is a stunning luxury Cape Town villa located on the exclusive Nettleton Road. Here you’ll be among the most prestigious properties in Cape Town and enjoy sublime ocean views along the south coast.
Nettleton Five is a classic example of the master properties designed by SAOTA architecture firm. It’s an extraordinary contemporary home features spectacular alfresco and interior living spaces, high-end amenities for entertainment, fitness and cuisine. Nettleton Five is designed with five deluxe bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. Its ideal location places you within minutes of the city, the Twelve Apostle Mountain Range, and some of the finest beaches on the Western Cape of South Africa.
This luxury Cape Town villa includes a chef, housekeeping, and airport transfer. The wonderful terrace gazes out over sublime panoramic vistas of the Atlantic Ocean and the stylish coastal towns below. Beautiful terrace gardens bring the coastline’s glorious natural riches into your home, while the stunning archway creates a feeling of monumental tranquillity above the waves.
Enjoy dreamy days floating in the infinity swimming pool and relaxing on elegant sun loungers beneath parasols. The open wall joining the terrace and excellent interior room creates an expansive, seamless space for relaxation and entertainment, with cool ocean breezes circulating throughout the home.
The great room includes a large, ocean-facing cocktail lounge, an adjacent seating area with TV, an elegant bar, and a fabulous dining table for ten. Lush gardens outside the opposite glass wall evoke an ambience of sylvan, seaside serenity.
This luxury Clifton villa has five superb bedroom suites, which all feature sumptuous queen beds and ensuite bathrooms, each with a stand-alone shower and tub. The master suite gazes out on breathtaking ocean views and includes a large TV and desk. Its ensuite bathroom features a lovely ocean-view tub, while its private balcony furnished with supple armchairs is an excellent spot for sundowners. Three of the four guest suites share a balcony and lounge area, while the other enjoys the sea’s views.
There is hardly a better location near Cape Town than here, with the city centre less than fifteen minutes away, the world-class beaches of Camps Bay and Clifton just six minutes down the hill, and the extraordinary peaks of the Twelve Apostles Mountains within ten minutes of our door. Cape Town International Airport is about twenty-five minutes away, making Pentagon a convenient choice for destination wedding guests.
Beach Villa, Luxury Villa
Beach Boulders a luxury Clifton beach villa is situated on Clifton’s 3rd beach. This luxury Cape Town villa has four beautifully designed bedrooms, each en-suite and decorated in a fresh contemporary beach style. The master bedroom is located upstairs with fantastic sea views and doors that lead onto the upper terrace. Downstairs there are three further en-suite bedrooms, all with French doors opening onto the garden and pool area.
Beach Boulders offers guests a great beach experience with easy access to the white sandy beach and all the luxury amenities of your private villa. You’ll enjoy en-suite facilities, a guest toilet, sea views, a lawn garden, and a patio with outdoor furniture. This Clifton beach villa is equipped with wireless internet and DSTV, and you can prepare your meals in a fully equipped kitchen. You can also enjoy the heated swimming pool and deck for tanning.
The property is secured with an alarm system, and we include a daily cleaning service. We ensure that you’ll enjoy convenient beachfront accommodation in this luxury Cape Town beach villa, whether you are looking for a short weekend getaway or an extended holiday. There are also plenty of outdoor activities that you can part in when visiting Clifton Beach. This includes water sports, guided walks, and recreational activities. With Cape Town enjoying extended daylight hours during the summer months, you’ll enjoy the beach even more.
Beach Villa, Luxury Villa
Fall asleep to the sound of crashing waves on Clifton’s 3rd Beach in this modern beach holiday villa. Jewel Of The Beach is a beautiful beachfront villa on a unique stretch of Cape Town’s coastline. Clifton’s string of beaches is the place to be seen in the summer months, with sunbathers taking advantage of the warm, dazzling white sands.
Jewel Of The Beach equipped with a modern kitchen that opens on to a bright dining area and cosy chairs arranged around a fireplace. From the living space of this luxury Cape Town villa you can step out on to a wrap-around deck that overlooks the beach and your private garden below, accessed via sliding doors; this is an excellent spot for early morning coffee as you watch the morning light shimmer across the bay and it is just as good at sundowners as the sun drops over the horizon.
This beach holiday villa has three superb and calming en-suite bedrooms designed to give you ultimate comfort. The master suite features an inviting king-sized bed and a balcony that opens out on to unforgettable views of the ocean. The light, airy garden bedroom leads directly on to your shady patch of paradise, while the cosy, compact third bedroom is a peaceful, restful retreat.
Beach Villa, Luxury Villa
An experience at Beach Bungalow 39, overlooking Cliftons 3rd Beach, is undoubtedly one to write home about. Watch the sea and sky melt together, with glass shutter doors and windows flooding the interior with sensational cape coastal views. Step onto the softest white sandy beach, enclosed by turquoise waves, boulders and coastal vegetation. Your lavishly appointed beach bungalow is a rare find, ideal for guests who appreciate privacy, relaxation and beauty. Beach Bungalow 39 offers 4 luxurious bedrooms, an outside splash pool, and an added plus is that it’s easily accessible from Victoria Road, with very few stairs.
Nettleton One is an outstanding luxury villa in the high-end enclave of Clifton, just south of Cape Town. Perfectly situated just minutes from Clifton Beach and Camps Bay, the villa enjoys extraordinary sunset views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Twelve Apostles Mountain Range. Stunning alfresco living spaces including a lovely plunge pool, along with superb interior living areas and four deluxe bedroom suites, provide an ideal setting for families and groups of friends. Your vacation rental includes a private chef, housekeeping, and airport transfer to Cape Town International.
Perched on a highland slope overlooking the Western Cape coastline and sea, the tri-level home enjoys breathtaking views from its ample terrace and upper-level balconies. Enjoy enchanting days by the gem-toned plunge pool, savoring the ocean breeze and exquisite sunlight on elegant loungers. In the afternoon, cook a barbeque lunch and relish it alfresco; and at sunset, drink delicious South African wine in the outdoor lounge while gazing on the dreamy horizon.
The pool terrace joins the interior living room through ample glass doors, allowing the home to breathe the Atlantic air. A lovely, two-way fireplace warms the cozy lounge area and the ocean-view dining table, while the luminous kitchen is fully equipped with chef-grade appliances and an espresso machine. There is also a separate media room with cozy furnishings and large TV. Throughout the home, the understated elegance of the design and décor provides stylish luxury while harmonizing with this mountainous coastline’s exquisite natural beauty.
This stunning Clifton Villa features three bedrooms with king beds and one with a queen, accommodating eight guests in all. Three of the four bedrooms open to balconies, and all have ensuite bathrooms with stand-alone showers and tubs. The fabulous master suite enjoys corner views of the ocean through ample windows.
Nettleton One enjoys a spectacular location within these renowned suburbs on the Cape Peninsula’s sunset coast. With Cape Town’s world-class art and dining just fifteen minutes away, you’re also an easy drive to the iconic and gorgeous Twelve Apostles Mountains, including neaerby Lion’s Head, while two-world class beaches and their adjioning towns—Camps Bay and Clifton—are just over five minutes from your garage. Complimentary airport transfer makes Nettleton One a convenient choice for destination wedding guests.
Beach Villa, Luxury Villa
Walk alongside Clifton’s 4th beach directly to this stunning Cape Town beach villa. You will enter into a bright open plan living area, fresh with the sea breeze. Villa Sapphire’s amazing sea & beach views greet you from every angle, and the sound of the ocean is never far away. The bungalow consists of 3 levels and comprises two double bedrooms, one single bedded room, and two separate living /entertainment areas.
This Cape Town beach villa has a slip-living area offering a comfortable and relaxing lounge adjoining the dining area, with the modern and highly well-equipped kitchen one step higher. The lounge and dining area opens onto a covered deck with an ample sized heated swimming pool. Guests can enjoy sea views from the spacious terrace furnished with two sun loungers. There is a lush garden across the walkway that looks directly on to the beach.
The living area décor consist of a fantastic mix of shapes, textures and finishes with solid colours and striking art pieces. The large sliding kitchen doors, windows and skylight all make this area light and airy and a delight for cooking and entertaining. The kitchen has a state of the art Gaggenau hob, Nespresso machine, and double wine fridge. There is a breakfast bar that seats 6.
The very funky, bright downstairs entertainment level is two flights of steps down from the main living area and provides a fantastic entertainment hideaway. Large pool windows stream blue light into the room, and the TV and sound system, bar area, beanbags, and large daybed make it the perfect spot for unwinding and chilling out after a day’s sightseeing in Cape Town or on the beach.
Bedrooms 2 and 3 are at the bungalow’s back on the ground level, whilst the simply sublime master bedroom is upstairs. This gorgeous and stylish bedroom is a very relaxing, calming haven to watch and listen to the waves rolling in. The master bedroom furnished with a King-size bed, and the en-suite bathroom has a freestanding bath and a shower. Doors lead out to a private balcony with a comfy chair for enjoying the sea views.
Villa Sapphire has a second bedroom with a Queen-size bed and an en-suite bathroom with a shower plus an outdoor shower. The third bedroom leads on to a small courtyard. The shared bathroom with a steam shower also leads on to this courtyard with an outdoor shower.
This luxury Cape Town holiday villa strikes the perfect balance between unabashed luxury living while yet never distracting from the wonderfully relaxing calm and simplicity of staying in such a spectacular location so close to one of the best beaches in Africa!
Casa Palmera has recently refurbished Cape Town holiday home. It is tastefully appointed with stylish architecture, fixtures and furnishings. Located on Victoria Road, the villa is a private and secluded home situated on an exclusive cove bordering Clifton and Bantry Bay. Resting on the most prominent residential space, the entire southern border of the property nestles against the Table Mountain Reserve. Rather than dominate the sublime landscape on which it rests, the villa pays quiet homage instead.
This unique Cape Town holiday home is arranged over four levels, all with breathtakingly uninterrupted views of the Atlantic Ocean, the home allows comfortable entertaining and extensive outdoor living. There is an intentional artisanal feeling throughout the house with a strong aesthetic of form, warmth and comfort. This feeling is highlighted in the main living areas; the open-plan kitchen, lounge and dining room are warm, luminous and gentle.
Casa Palmera offers five spacious bedrooms (two with separate entrances), each breathing with high-class humility and breathtaking uninterrupted ocean views or gardens. This Clifton Villa has a master suite at the top of the house with astonishing views of the mountains and sea. The en-suite bathroom of this blissful bedroom has the most iconic view of Africa as you can gaze out over the endless horizon of the swelling Atlantic Ocean whilst in the bathtub. The bedroom has its personality and private outdoor space where you can retreat with a good book on a lazy summers day.
This stunning Clifton Villa pays definite homage to its natural surroundings. Only heaven on earth!
Luxury Villa, Premier Villa
Nettleton Seven is the pinnacle of a grand, opulent villa with all the amenities necessary for a beautiful holiday in Cape Town. Designed by one of Cape Town’s leading architect, the property blends modern design with the natural surroundings; glass, wood, and stone cover the walls and floors. Its living areas are spacious, luxurious, and filled with light. And from everywhere in the villa, there is a magnificent view of the Atlantic Ocean that afford a calming, connected sense of well-being.
The first and lowest floor has four garages and the main entrance to the villa. One level is an optional 6th bedroom, with a separate entrance making it ideal for anyone who enjoys their privacy. The third level is designed for relaxation and entertainment. Here you will find a table tennis table, pool table, lounge area, a drinks bar, private cinema room with seating for 12 guests, a steam room, sauna and a gym. There is also an en-suite bedroom on this floor.
Level four contains four bedrooms (en-suite), each equipped with a king-size bed, spacious bath and of course a breath-taking sea and mountain views. The master bedroom has an outdoor bath that overlooks Clifton Beach. A pyjama lounge is also located on this floor, ideal for late-night movies or catching up after a long day of exploring.
Level five is the main living and dining area and consists of a modern kitchen and plenty of dining options inside and on the terrace. The terrace also houses a pizza oven and a grill for a beautiful South African style braai. Pool lighting will make for a unique ambience, perfect for dinner outside with friends and family. Outside, there is also comfortable seating, a swimming pool, a garden and a Boma.
Finally, on the top floor, you will find a study and a studio suitable for anyone who may need to check into work or wants to do some quiet reading while on holiday. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property, and free private parking is available on site. An elevator connects all six levels of the Nettleton Villa.
The beach is only a 5-minute drive, as is the Camps Bay strip, has numerous high-end bars and restaurants to visit. Clifton is an excellent choice for travellers interested in fine dining, nature and wine.
Nettleton 7 is an excellent choice if you require a luxury Clifton villa.
Beach Villa, Luxury Villa
Beach Bungalow 28 is a newly renovated Cape Town beach villa located among the large boulders on Clifton 3rd beach. A stunning property with two double bedrooms and a 3rd bedroom can accommodate four children in bunk beds—the property split over two levels, giving it a more prominent feel than many other beach properties. Beach Bungalow 28 has an open-plan upstairs kitchen and dining area onto a balcony overlooking the ocean. A perfect spot to sip G&T’s as the sunsets.
The villa is a 1-minute walk along the walkways to the beach. Here you’ll find one of Cape Town’s pristine beaches to spend long, lazy afternoons. Back at the villa, there is space to lounge by a very welcome plunge pool, and you can set up a braai (bbq) for outdoor lunches. There are two lounges and adequate spaces for entertaining and winding down in the early evening.
Guests staying at Beach Bungalow 28 are in one of Cape Town’s sweet spots with easy access to Camps Bay restaurants and shops to the south; while heading back towards town along Victoria Road, with a wealth of activities to keep the whole family occupied. And when you’re feeling super-lazy and don’t want to move too far, you can pop down The Bungalow Restaurant for some great seafood and some of the best sundowners on offer.