Holiday rentals and lettings in Western Cape

Holiday rentals and lettings in Western Cape

Holiday rentals and lettings in Western Cape

Marvellous lettings in the incredible peninsula of Western Cape

Would you like to spend some incredible holidays between adventure and fun? Then you should definitely visit the Western Cape one of the nine provinces in South Africa, here you will find wonderful and charming lettings, which will make your stay phenomenal and comfortable while you visit all the wonders of this peninsula where you will find mountains, beaches with white sands and much more of nature to perform a variety of outdoor activities. Enjoy its unique culture and exquisite cuisine! Come and visit this amazing place full of nature and beauty.

Modern and spacious holiday lettings with sea views

The magnificent Western Cape offers its tourists modern and luxurious lettings with everything you need to spend a perfect holiday enjoying the most spectacular views of the sea. Includes comfortable terraces and garden with barbecue and desk chairs, outdoor pool, cosy rooms with comfortable beds and air conditioning, living room fully equipped with plasma TV and cable, DVD player, free Wi-Fi and much more. And to prepare the most delicious meals it also includes equipped kitchen with an oven, refrigerator, toaster, microwave, and many utensils, no matter if you want to rest near the sea or in the centre of the city, in Western Cape you will find what you are looking for.

Holidays in Western Cape

The area and getting around

Cape Town, the largest city in South Africa

The spectacular Cape Town is the capital of the Western Cape, and it is one of the most visited by tourists due to its great culture, different ethnicities and religions and its spectacular cuisine, visit the imposing Table Mountain which is located at 1086 metres high with the most beautiful sea views. If you are in Cape Town you should also visit the famous neighbourhood of coloured houses, they will leave you in awe due to its vibrant and bright colours, it was built by the Dutch in the 18th century. Just one day will not be enough to get to know the magnificent Cape Town.

Shop at Greenmarket Square

This market was built at the beginning of the seventeenth century, and is the largest shopping and sales centre in all the Cape City, today it is a charming open-air market, where you can buy clothes, food, shoes, South African crafts, souvenirs for your loved ones and many other interesting and cultural objects. Just a few meters away in this market you can visit one of the oldest buildings in Cape Town, the Old Town House, which is currently a museum with impressive exhibits, and you can also visit the Central Methodist Mission on the corner of the market square.

Travellers and activities

Western Capes for families

Western Cape has a lot of attraction for its tourists, especially if you are visiting with the family, and you are in Cape Town you should take a walk along Long Street, one of the busiest streets in the city where it has a wide variety of international restaurants, bookshops, shops, bars and many more, framed under the decoration of Victorian houses with an air of the famous city of New Orleans. Do not forget also to visit and take a walk in the beautiful Company Garden is an incredible green space to take quiet walks and walks around beautiful artistic monuments with British style and a beautiful lake, in this city you will find much to do as a family.

Western for nature lovers

If you are a nature lover, on this holiday in Western Cape you must visit the incredible Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden at the foot of the imposing Table Mountain, founded in 1913, it houses in its more than 500 hectares of extension a unique and incredible vegetation that extends from the semi-desert habitat to the savannah with one of the most varied flora that you can appreciate, which includes endemic species, some exotic, medicinal and carnivorous plants, and to take the best memory in photographs you can climb a few meters to the incredible canopies that it has with the most spectacular views. This tour is wonderful to share with family, friends or with your partner.

In the Western Cape, more than eleven official languages ​​are spoken, however the Xhosa of the ethnic group of that name predominates, to which Nelson Mandela belonged.

Top 5 travel tips in Western Cape

1. Explore the Victoria and Walter Waterfront

Surrounded by the most spectacular landscape of the Western Cape sea, you will find an area of ​​commerce, leisure, and entertainment at the Victoria and Walter Waterfront, visit the commercial centre of the area and have fun doing the tour of all the stores of the most popular fashion franchises, you will also find home stores, electronics, and many fast food outlets. Finally, enjoy a lunch or dinner in one of the restaurants by the sea, trying an exquisite fried fish.

2. Relive the history of the 6th district neighborhood

Located in an old church, at the end of the 90s a museum was built that faithfully revives 6th district, which was destroyed in the 70s due to apartheid policies, here you will find replicas of houses and businesses identical to those of the time, during the tour you will also find objects, photos and more that treasure the cultural diversity of those days, additionally you can take advantage of the opportunity to do the guided tour with an ex-president! Finally, do not forget to visit the café with the wide variety of dishes prepared by its former residents.

3. Visit the cathedral of Saint Mary and St George

Just a few meters from the Parliament, a Catholic cathedral with neo-Gothic style and architecture was consecrated in 1851, the Saint Mary's Cathedral has a pink facade and is a building worth visiting and taking many pictures to remember. And to continue with the tour there is another very famous cathedral in the Western Cape, where the first black Archbishop and great support of Nelson Mandela, Desmond Tutu worked, visit the Anglican Cathedral of St George, consecrated in 1901 to discover more about this history.

4. Immerse yourself in the clouds of the Signal and Lion Hills

These spectacular mountain forms are an important part of the table mountain, from these heights you can appreciate the most spectacular views of the Western Cape, and you can see the incredible formation of clouds that resembles the sea, very popular with visitors and locals, You can do the tour by car or by trekking. If you go up Lion Hill you will be able to appreciate the view of the famous stadium of the 2010 World Cup.

5. Discover the island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned

The beautiful island of Robben, was the headquarters of the jail built in the seventeenth century, where Nelson Mandela spent 27 years and is one of the most acclaimed tourist attractions by visitors to South Africa, here you can visit the orchard and the quarry where They did forced labour, the visit is only guided and done if the weather allows it, the boat departs from the V&A Waterfront and from the boat tour the views towards the hills are magnificent.

FAQs: Holiday Rentals & Lettings in Western Cape

How much do you pay on average for holiday rentals in Western Cape?

Western Cape is one of the most expensive regions in South Africa. For a stay here you will pay around A$368.52 per night.

When can you get the best deals on holiday rentals in Western Cape?

Travellers who want to save as much as possible should travel to Western Cape in June, July, and November the cheapest months of the year, with average prices of A$221.83, A$248.15, and A$255.18 per night, respectively, based on data collected in 2020.

When are holiday rentals more expensive in Western Cape?

When it comes to looking for a holiday letting in Western Cape, the months when it is most expensive are, in descending order, February, September and March with average prices per night of A$617.48, A$534.56, and A$518.96, respectively.

Is it necessary to plan a trip to Western Cape well in advance?

Considering the figures observed in 2020, it is an excellent region for a last-minute escape, since it has an average annual availability of 58%, which is comparatively high.

Which months offer the highest availability?

The best months to find available accommodation in Western Cape are June (the average amount of properties that are available reached 75.25% of the total in 2020), July (74.5%), and May (72.8%).

During which months are there fewer rentals available in Western Cape?

According to data from 2020, the months when it is most difficult to find accommodation in Western Cape are, in order, January (with 32% of available rentals), December (36.75%), and February (43.25%).

How many lettings are available in Western Cape?

In Western Cape we have a comprehensive catalogue of approximately 11000 properties, with options to suit everyone, thanks to our 14 local and international partners.

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