Fresnaye – Festive times in Cape Town’s fashionable enclave

Get ready for a festive time in fashionable Fresnaye. Enjoy stunning wind-free days next to the pool surrounded by sea and mountain views.

High on the mountainside between Signal Hill and Sea Point, you will find Fresnaye. Its popularity amongst holidaymakers is fuelled by the fact that Fresnaye has a welcome reputation as a wind-free suburb, thanks to its sheltered position.

It’s got the protection of Signal Hill at its back. Whet your appetite for a holiday feast by looking at the self-catering accommodation options waiting for you in this affluent suburb.

Your holiday in Fresnaye

When you are on holiday in the prime position of Fresnaye on Cape Town’s famous Atlantic Seaboard, you are set up in a fashionable, upmarket suburb – yet you are within mere minutes from top beaches, restaurants, shops, museums and galleries.

On days when the South-Easter wind is howling in the rest of the Cape, you can soak up the sun in the private sheltered spot at your vacation home’s pool.

Luxury accommodation in Fresnaye

If you are looking for sea and mountain views, privacy, peace and quiet, look no further than the luxury self-catering holiday accommodation options in Fresnaye, where you will find a fashionable spot for your next festive vacation.

Self-catering apartments

A handful of selected luxury self-catering holiday apartments in Fresnaye offer you choice, exclusivity and the opportunity to relax in Cape Town’s beautiful wind-free suburb.

Self-catering villas

Be the envy of your friends when you book luxury self-catering holiday villas in fashionable Fresnaye, or bring your friends along to enjoy the spoils of your spacious vacation villa.

Things to do in Fresnaye


Enjoy wind-free days sunbathing at your holiday villa’s private pool while feasting your eyes on Atlantic Ocean and mountain views.


Fresnaye is within easy reach of the more than 4 000 retail outlets available at the V&A Waterfront and the many shops on offer in and around Cape Town. One of the largest markets in Cape Town, the Green Point Flea Market, is held every Sunday in the car park outside the Cape Town Stadium, just down the road from Fresnaye. Don’t miss the musical entertainment and a large selection of crafts, traditional African art pieces and curios on offer.


Keep fit while on holiday in Fresnaye by playing a game of tennis or taking part in a round of bowls. Fresnaye Sports Club is probably the most idyllic, wind-free club of its kind in the world, offering views of Lion’s Head and the Atlantic Ocean, on top of its six well maintained hard tennis courts and full-size lawn bowling green that accommodates seven rinks. Visitors are welcome.


Three Anchor Bay Beach is located on the coast below Fresnaye. This tiny beach is mostly used by locals to launch motor boats and sea kayaks. Paddle out to sea from here and kayak all the way to Clifton, exploring the Table Bay coastline from the ocean.

Picnic in the park

Green Point Urban Park, just down the road from Fresnaye, has a fitness park for cycling, outdoor training and gym; a learning park for functions, seminars and arts training; a play park, an art park for specialist events, exhibitions and craft markets; an adventure park, a heritage park, an events park including outdoor markets, concerts and competitions and additional facilities including a tea garden, a biodiversity nursery, bicycle rental, flower selling and fresh produce markets. Visitors are welcome to bring a picnic and enjoy a perfect day in the park.

Visit Cape Town Stadium

This fabulous stadium with its capacity to seat 55 000 people, was used for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ and is home to the Ajax Cape Town Football Club. Since 2015, it also hosts the popular South African Sevens rugby tournament. In addition, big musical concerts are regularly on offer here.

Fresnaye weather

Long hot days characterise the Summer months in Fresnaye and this is perfect weather to celebrate festive occasions. Fresnaye escapes the South-Easter wind in summer, making it idyllic to lounge next to the pool. Winter months are rainy and can be spent shopping or pursuing other activities and attractions nearby. Mild Spring and Autumn weather make favourites of these seasons in this fashionable enclave.

Visit Fresnaye soon

Book your vacation in fashionable Fresnaye luxury self-catering accommodation and start your holiday festivities by enjoying the stunning setting and scenery. Fresnaye is an established area where you can really enjoy every minute of your vacation, so find your perfect vacation spot today!

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