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Accommodation in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town

The Southern Suburbs of Cape Town is a popular group of residential areas that lie to the Southeast slopes of Table Mountain and comprises of rich valleys, vast plains, and stunning beaches. For guests visiting Cape Town, Holiday Apartments offer apartments and houses for short term holiday rentals seeking self-catering accommodation and service that is friendly and professional in the Southern Suburbs areas of Observatory, Mowbray, Rondebosch, Newlands, Claremont, Constantia, Muizenberg, Hout Bay, and Simons Town.

Observatory has a large student population and is known for its’ bohemian vibe, trendy cafes, local restaurants, and laid-back pubs. Rondebosch is mainly a residential area surrounded by parks and home to the main campus of The University of Cape Town. Newlands is famous for its’ lush forests, hiking trails Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, and the famous Newlands Cricket Stadium and Newlands Rugby Stadium, both host international matches. Claremont is the commercial heart of the Southern Suburbs and includes residential areas, businesses, upmarket restaurants, shopping centres, and exclusive night clubs. Holiday Apartments offer accommodation in Observatory, Rondebosch, and Claremont that suit the needs of all your travel requirements.

Constantia is the wine producer of the Southern Suburbs and home to one of the oldest wine estates in South Africa, Groot Constantia Wine Estate. The Constantia Valley offers award-winning wine estates and restaurants, picnics, festivals, and tours. For the adrenaline junkie, there are hiking trails and SA Forest Adventures offer Constantia Neck ziplining. Our holiday accommodation offers in Constantia include luxurious family villas, all lavishly furnished and including features guaranteeing a memorable stay in this gorgeous area.


Muizenberg is the beach-side suburb of the Southern Suburbs and is known to be the main surfing spot in Cape Town. The ocean is shallow and warm, ideal for family beach days or fun activities such as surf lessons from Surf Emporium Muizenberg. Enjoy mouth-watering seafood and other local delights from a number of Muizenberg’s restaurants, pubs, and cafes. The vacation rentals that Holiday Apartments offer in Muizenberg include trendy apartments and elegant villas, some delightfully on the beachfront, and all with the necessary self-catering features that guarantee a private holiday stay.

Hout Bay situated in a valley on the Atlantic seaboard sounded by majestic mountains and a long sandy beach, ideal for swimming and water sports such as sea kayaking, snorkeling, sailing, fishing, and surfing. Hout Bay has a wide range of places to eat, from small quaint boutique coffee shops to luxury seafood at Chapman’s Peak Hotel to the famous golden fresh fish at chips at Fish on the Rocks. The Bay Harbour Market is popular on weekends with live entertainment, local food, play areas for kids, and various arts & crafts. Hout Bay is also home to the largest bird park in Africa, World of Birds that provides tours and other fun encounters. Our accommodation offers available in Hout Bay comprise of luxurious apartments and holiday houses.

Simons Town is one of South Africa’s oldest towns located on the shores of False Bay, on the eastern side of the Cape Peninsula and home to The South African Navy. Simons Town is famous for Boulders Beach that is surrounded by a large colony of African penguins and a popular tourist attraction. Indulge in delicious seafood at a number of local restaurants looking over the bay. Holiday Apartments offer self-catering luxury apartments, homes, and villas in the spectacular area of Simons Town.



Visit Blue Route Mall while staying in the Southern Suburbs, offering 120 shops, an 8-screen Ster Kinekor cinema and an IMAX theatre, Blue Route is the premium mall experience in the Southern Suburbs and Southern Peninsula. A choice of either ample undercover paid parking or easy access to free open parking is available for your convenience. Get connected with free Wi-Fi throughout the mall, available to all shoppers for a full three hours. This blog post was sponsored by Blue Route Mall, one of Cape Town’s oldest and most beloved shopping centres. Holiday Apartments offer various accommodations and holiday rentals in close proximity to Blue Route Mall and Tokai area.