Camps Bay – Luxuriate in Cape Town’s trendiest suburb

Holidaymakers who suffer from FOMO (fear of missing out) will not have to agonise about what they could possibly miss out on when spending a luxury holiday in Camps Bay, one of Cape Town’s trendiest suburbs.

Camps Bay is movie-set pretty with its palm-lined beach and backdrop of the Twelve Apostles mountain range, which forms part of Table Mountain. With restaurants, bars and clubs lining the buzzing Victoria Road, Camps Bay is a great setting for an unforgettable holiday.

Make sure you don’t miss out – take a look at the various self-catering accommodation options this trendy Atlantic Seaboard suburb has to offer for an indulgent holiday.

Your holiday in Camps Bay

Sun worshippers can stretch out on Camps Bay’s beautiful white sandy beach and dip their toes into the refreshing Atlantic Ocean.

Every day is party time in Camps Bay and you will definitely need more than a week to get to know all the best spots for eating, drinking and having a relaxing time. It is trendy, it is sought-after and it is high class.

Camps Bay Beach is where the Hollywood set on location in Cape Town comes to play, making it the perfect holiday spot for you too.

Luxury accommodation in Camps Bay

Most of the luxury self-catering holiday vacation rentals in Camps Bay are blessed with beautiful sea views. Holidaymakers will find it ideal to be in close proximity to the beach, bars and restaurants.

Self-catering apartments

You don’t have to compromise on life’s little pleasures when booking a luxury self-catering holiday apartment in Camps Bay. Apartments in this affluent area generally afford you the opportunity to have an easy, upmarket lock-up-and-go style holiday close to all the action.

Self-catering villas

Sprawl out in a luxury self-catering holiday villa in Camps Bay if you’re planning on watching some of the action on the beach strip from the privacy of your villa’s deck or patio. Toast the sun setting over the vast Atlantic Ocean and treasure memorably experiences together with your holiday companions.

Things to do in Camps Bay

Don’t fear, there are plenty of things to do in and around Camps Bay and you can jam-pack your days with fun-filled activities.


Camps Bay Beach has been a Blue Flag Beach since 2008 and offers a seasonal lifeguard station with restrooms. You cannot miss the longest white sandy beach right opposite Camps Bay’s main tourist centre.

Scuba diving

There is a popular scuba diving spot near Camps Bay called Lui Bay or Witsand, where two shipwrecks can be explored. The Antipolis and Romelia, two scrap vessels, lay aground in 1977 and the hull of the Antipolis is visible at low tide.


Camps Bay’s best surfing beach is Glen Beach, hidden behind large boulders at the far right of Camps Bay beach. Experience home-grown atmosphere at Glen Beach, which is one of the hardest of Cape Town’s beach breaks to surf thanks to short, fast rides and a small take-off area.


If you are intrigued by the paragliders that you will see floating down from Signal Hill, the mountain abutting the famous Lion’s Head, you can go tandem and experience this thrill for yourself, or simply watch the colourful canopies from the comfort of your sun lounger.


Cycling enthusiasts can take on Victoria Road and head towards Hout Bay via Chapman’s Peak for their early morning exercise. The mind-blowing Atlantic Ocean views are entirely complementary. Rent your cycle from one of the local operators who will deliver it to you in Camps Bay.

Restaurants, bars and clubs

Camps Bay has no shortage of restaurants, bars and clubs that are open all day and (almost) all night. Sample great cuisine; try interesting South African wines and other locally produced drinks and party all night to your heart’s content.


Find unique souvenirs at Koeël Bay, on the outskirts of Camps Bay, where handcrafted items from all over Africa are available at the open-air African curio market.


Camps Bay is home to Theatre on the Bay, an intimate theatre where superb shows and local talent can be seen in this domain of Pieter Toerien, a big name in South African theatre.

Camps Bay weather

The weather in most suburbs of Cape Town is reminiscent of the Mediterranean. Mild, moderately wet winters and warm, dry summers await holidaymakers. It can be windy especially during the peak summer months of December, January and February.

Visit Camps Bay soon

Action-packed awesomeness perfectly describes a luxury holiday in Camps Bay. It is the trendiest suburb in Cape Town and you certainly don’t have to fear missing out when booking your accommodation in Camps Bay.

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