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Holiday Accommodation in Cape Town this December & Summer Season

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Looking for a holiday destination that has it all? Spend your December soaking up the summer rays in Cape Town and find out why so many regard it their ultimate breakaway destination, no matter the time of year. Tick a visit to the Mother City off your bucket list, fill your camera with photographs of Table Mountain and other significant and breathtaking landmarks, meet a colony of penguins along the shores of Simons Town and find out why Bloubergstrand is considered one of the best surfing hot spots in the world. Cape Town will not only captivate you but also inspire amazing outings and adventures, resulting in memories that will last a lifetime. Cape Town has become synonymous for its unique cultural attractions, “foodie scene” of exceptional restaurants, coffee and wines and has something for everyone to enjoy.

Now is the time to book and secure suitable self-catering accommodation for your festive season vacation in Cape Town – self-catering accommodation allows guests to enjoy more privacy during their stay, while also providing more authentic experiences. Holiday Apartments offers visitors a stunning selection of self-catering apartments, homes and villas along the coast or within the city and some of the most popular suburbs in Cape Town, to ensure the best holiday memories are made. Still need some inspiration? Check out a list of Cape Town holiday accommodation options below:

Blinkwater Villa, Camps Bay:

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This 4 bedroom (8 sleeper) luxury villa will transport guests to a setting where the true beauty of Camps Bay is on full display. Each bedroom is en-suite and opens up onto a terrace with indigenous plants. During their stay here, guests can appreciate uncapped Wi-Fi connectivity, a spacious outdoor deck with incredible views, modern kitchen that is equipped with high-end appliances and fit for a chef as well as secure garage parking for up to 4 cars. Blinkwater Villa has been described by previous guests as lavish and perfectly located, with Maiden Cove and Camps Bay’s Beach only a few minutes’ walk away. For more information on Blinkwater Villa, click here.


Lions View Penthouse, Camps Bay:

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Lions View Penthouse makes available the upper part of this property for private and upmarket self-catering accommodation, welcoming up to 4 guests. With 2 spacious bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and stylish indoor and outdoor entertainment areas, guests will want for nothing during their stay while the best attractions and restaurants like The Hard Rock Cafe and The 41 along The Promenade and the beautiful Camps Bay beach lay just a short drive away. Additional features include a fully-equipped kitchen, Wi-Fi connectivity, BBQ facilities and a gas fireplace. From the spacious deck, views of the Atlantic Ocean can be enjoyed over dinner or sundowners. For more information on Lions View Penthouse, click here.


Heron Waters, Clifton:

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With uninterrupted ocean views and Clifton’s famous second beach just moments away, guests seeking luxury accommodation will be blown away by Heron Water’s idyllic location. This 2 bedroom holiday apartment is very stylish and has everything guests could require of a self-catering holiday apartment. The full kitchen can be utilized for cooking, although there is no shortage of restaurants located close by.  From both bedrooms and the living room, views of the Atlantic Ocean steal the show and will enchant guests. Attractions nearby include the beach, The Bungalow restaurant own, located a short 10 minute drive away. For more information on Heron Waters, click here. 


16 Chamonix, Sea Point:

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With the beauty of Cape Town’s Sea Point suburb on full display, 16 Chamonix is a recently renovated holiday apartment that is very spacious. This self-catering setting features a mid-century modern theme and guests will be able to appreciate beautiful ocean views and a lovely outdoor deck. Both the lounge and main bedroom open up onto the balcony from their own sets of sliding doors, while large windows showcase the vibrant city life below and the bright blue ocean waters ahead. Up to 6 guests can enjoy this 3 story apartment which comprises of 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a full kitchen and Wi-Fi connectivity. Attractions in Sea Point include the Sea Point Promenade and selection of ocean-facing restaurants. For more information on 16 Chamonix, click here. 


202 Blouberg Heights, Bloubergstrand:

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This lovely holiday apartment is perfect for an intimate vacation getaway for two, with a contemporary open plan set up and style. Views of the ocean are beautiful from this self-catering apartment, while guests need only walk a short distance to enjoy a variety of attractions nearby, such as Eden on the Bay promenade and two popular surfing and kitesurfing beaches, namely Big Bay Beach and Bloubergstrand Beach. 202 Blouberg Heights also offers guests the use of DStv and complimentary uncapped Wi-Fi, while additional features include a fully-equipped kitchen with dishwasher, communal laundry and BBQ facilities as well as secure parking. For more information on 202 Blouberg Heights, click here.


Collingwood Place, Claremont:

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Situated in the leafy upmarket suburb of Claremont, Collingwood Place is a chic 2 bedroom holiday apartment that can accommodate up to 4 guests. The beautiful interior is clean and spacious, welcoming in natural lighting from large windows. The living room and both bedrooms are air-conditioned, while a fireplace is the perfect addition. The fully-equipped kitchen is complete with a dishwasher and coffee machine and the apartment allows guests to dine either outside our inside, depending on the occasion. From the spacious balcony, views of the surrounding city and mountains beckon visitors to explore the a range of wine farms close by, or else enjoy attractions such as Cavendish Square or the family-friendly Rush Indoor Trampoline Park. For more information on Collingwood Place, click here


The Hillcrest, Hout Bay:

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Bask in the luxuries of a vacation in The Hillcrest Villa, a stunning 6 bedroom (12 sleeper) villa located in the heart of Cape Town’s Hout Bay coastal village. With the surrounding natural beauty of the Cape Peninsula Mountains and the ocean nearby, guests will experience a relaxing stay with loved ones.  Each bedroom of this holiday villa is en-suite and has its own TV with DSTV connectivity, while the lengthy patio features a swimming pool, built in pizza oven, BBQ area and large outdoor dining table, perfect for entertaining with friends. Hout Bay is a lovely suburb with so much to offer tourists of all ages, from attractions like Mariners Wharf and Bay Harbour Market to an array of restaurants and the world famous Chapman’s Peak drive. For more information on The Hillcrest, click here. 


Hamilton House, Fresnaye:

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This outstanding designer villa offers guests the unique opportunity to discover Cape Town and return to accommodation of the finest calibre, showcasing uninterrupted ocean views. Up to 13 guests can spend their holiday here together in this 3 level, 7 bedroom villa with spacious living areas both inside and outside. Features include a remarkable glass and marble staircase, underfloor heating, air-conditioning, a swimming pool, music system and state-of-the-art kitchen. Guests can choose to dine outside on warm days, enjoy the casual dining room or else entertain in the formal dining room. Fit for royalty or ideal for that once in a lifetime experience, find out more about Hamilton House by clicking here. 

With so many choices for holiday accommodation in and around Cape Town this December, finding the perfect one for you won’t be hard. Get in touch with our Holiday Apartments’ team of accommodation experts today to book your self-catering stay.