Make the most of your summer by staying at one of these cosy beach houses in South Africa‘s Western Cape province.

If you would like to have the freedom to explore the area you are visiting independently, you might want to look into car hire South Africa for the perfect set of wheels.

Shore’s Edge, Hermanus

Address: 108 Kus Road, Sand Bay, Hermanus, 7200, Western Cape


Located a stone’s throw away from the beaches along Walker Bay. Shore’s Edge provides travellers with 180-degree sea views.
Capable of accommodating 10 people in 5 spacious rooms, Shore’s Edge is the ideal place to stay if you’re looking to laze your summer days away on the beach.
Shore’s Edge is also within close proximity to shops, great restaurants, mountain bike and walking trails, award-winning wineries and all the adventures that Hermanus has to offer.
If you want some freedom to explore the town on your own terms, you might want to consider car hire.

Baywatch Penthouse

Address: 8 Ambyl Road, Mosselbank, Paternoster, 7381, Western Cape


Located in one of South Africa’s oldest fishing villages, you can’t get closer to the waves than at the Baywatch Penthouse in Paternoster. Comfortably sleeping four, it’s the perfect weekend getaway for travellers looking to escape the busy city life and replace it with the sound of breaking waves.

Waterfront Holiday Home

Address: 22 Seeberg Close, Waterfront, Langebaan, 7357, Western Cape


This self-catering townhouse in Langebaan is situated opposite a secluded beach, giving you maximum privacy if you’re looking to experience a Western Cape beach holiday.

The holiday home can accommodate a capacity of 8 people and is the perfect option for families planning a West Coast road trip. Langebaan central and its restaurants and coffee shops is a short drive up the road, and the Laguna Mall and Club Mykonos is around the corner.

Getting around might be tough as there is very little public transport around. You would need a rental car to get to this beautiful town. For a vehicle of your choice, you could consider car rental Cape Town.

Sandkorrel Self-catering Beachfront Accommodation

Address: 114 Rivieroewer Street, Hartenbos, 6500, Western Cape


This self-catering beach house is sandwiched between where the Indian Ocean and the Hartenbos Estuary. Accommodating up to six travellers, beach lovers are treated to panoramic views of the ocean both indoors and outdoors.

Sandkorrel has all the modern amenities to make sure that your stay is a comfortable one and outdoor braai facilities are available in the garden. The living area is furnished with 4 deck chairs and provides you with spectacular views of the Indian Ocean.


Address: 5 Estrella Street, Plettenberg Bay, 6600, Western Cape


This beachfront apartment in Plettenberg Bay gives you access to the best swimming beach – Central Beach. It’s a stone’s throw away from all the shops and restaurants. Some of the attractions and activities that travellers can experience here include whale watching, kayaking, sailing, fishing and much more.

Dageraad is the ideal beach getaway, sleeping 8 guests in 4 spacious bedrooms and provides stunning views of Plettenberg Bay from the master bedroom and living room. There are also stairs that transport you to the gate of the beach.

With such a vast space to explore, you could take advantage of the reasonable car rental rates in the area to see the heritage sites and unique areas around Plettenberg Bay.