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About Cape Cottage

Two airy en suite double bedrooms (one with a sea view), that altogether sleeps four people. Comfortable sitting room (with satellite TV), leading onto a wooden deck. Fully equipped kitchen and dining area. Garden with breakfast table and braai area. There is parking for one or two cars.

Attractions nearby include the Big Five, Cape Point (16 kilometres), Table Mountain (41 kilometres), Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden (26 kilometres), penguins at Boulder’s Beach (11 kilometres) and Chapman’s Peak Drive (11 kilometres). Local gems include the main beach (good for summer swimming and year round surfing). Rock pools brim with sea life, including fish, urchins, star fish and mussels. Red Rock path (a two to three hour hike up and down the fynbos covered mountain behind the village). Baboon walks (spend time with one of the local troops through guided walk with the company, Baboon Matters). Experience Cape Point Reserve, after sampling the touristy pleasures of the Cape of Good Hope, take one of the quieter paths to Olifantsbaai. Essential viewing in the area includes Kalk Bay fishing harbour, Camps Bay, Robben Island, Hout Bay harbour and Constantia Wine Valley Route.

Restaurants and bars nearby include Camel Rock (seafood and other fare in Scarborough’s own), Cape Farm House (two kilometres out of Scarborough on road to Cape Point). Olympia Café (a Kalk Bay institution with amazing seafood and delicious bread from adjoining bakery). Harbour House (great seafood with fantastic views across False Bay). The Polana (Underneath the Harbour House, stylish bar with the best view in the world).

Beach: The sand dunes are your neighbours. The sea your companion. Your beach to yourself.

Family friendly: A coastal garden for little feet to explore.

Romantic: Soothing, serene sunsets are the order of the day here.

  • Response Rate: 87%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Minimum stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Check-in: 2:30 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 5 Reviews


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Beach
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Satellite TV*
  • Hiking
  • Wi-Fi
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic
  • Cosy
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French


  • 3 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
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  • Double En Suite Room Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 2 Double beds in both rooms with ceiling fans. En suite bathrooms, one with shower, the other with shower/bath. The upstai... see more Features:  Queen beds, DStv, Shower over bath, Shower only
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      Reviews for Cape Cottage

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      Debbie Opperman
      18 July 2018

      The bathrooms are a old and could do with an upgrade. The upstairs shower curtain is very old and grubby.

      Holly Jade
      26 September 2017

      We stayed at Cape Cottage for a work away week out of town. It was the perfect space, the right amount of comfortable and cosy, with everything we needed for a few days working "off the grid". The lounge had a nice desk space and the deck was lovely to hang out on and read. The main bedroom had lovely bedding and we slept so well. The wifi worked like a dream and we took our own Apple TV along and had no problems. Daily walks on the beach with our dog and lots of fresh air was the cherry on top, restoration achieved. We'll definitely be back for another stay.

      Izak van Zyl, South Africa
      19 May 2015

      We had a lovely stay.The good: The cottage is ideally located, close to the ocean. The cottage features a great deck in the front for relaxing, and a cosy little outside area for having a barbecue. You will find all you need in the house (except for a plunger!). The owners also encourage recycling, which is wonderful.The not-so-good: If four people stay there, it can be quite noisy because of the creaky wooden floors upstairs. But that's really the only negative. Overall, we enjoyed it a great deal! 

      Mandy Robinson, South Africa
      07 January 2015

      Great location. Short walk to the beach and near a lovely restaurant called the Hub. Lovely garden, great showers and comfortable beds.

      Ilse Muller, South Africa
      10 October 2014

      Although we were only there for two evenings we really enjoyed our stay. It is a lovely cottage with a great view.

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      Cape Cottage is 0.3km from the centre of Scarborough , the nearest airport 35.6km (Cape Town International Airport).
      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling