A good hotel, much like a good relationship, has that perfect alchemy of comfort and excitement, intrigue and indulgence. The trick is in finding your match. Take a look at our picks for most romantic hotels in Cape Town and get inspired! We’ll help you book the most romantic trip of the year:
CVC, Cape Town
CVC is a boutique property that literally encapsulates the meaning, feeling and ambiance of home. From the friendly and discreet staff right through to the breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, all four Clifton Beaches and the Twelve Apostles Mountain range. CVC is the perfect spot to spoil your loved one with a romantic city break.
Undoubtedly the most romantic spot on our list! Expect cultivated fruit and vegetable gardens, thick whitewashed walls, elegant gables and hearty fireplaces that emulate an authentic farm-stay experience. Babylonstoren is one of the oldest Cape Dutch farms, dating back to 1692. Every aspect of Babylonstoren – including the contemporary Farm Hotel & Spa, the Farm Shop and Bakery – are led by the ever-changing tapestry and botanical diversity of the garden.
La Residence, Franschhoek
La Residence is situated in the Franschhoek Valley; filled with vines, fruit trees, flowers and herbs. It is a romantic and indulgent paradise whose magnificent interior is filled with rich fabrics, wonderful artwork and near priceless antique furniture. On hot days, the shimmering infinity pool beckons. Sip drinks under a shady umbrella or relax with treatments in the spa. Service is warm and personalized while an atmosphere of ease and relaxation pervades. Fresh produce from the garden and fine local wines create memorable dining experiences.
Kensington Place, Cape Town
At the very top of trendy Kloof Street is Kensington Place. This bolthole is one of the most contemporary boutique hot spots in the mother city. Spoil your loved one with a romantic stroll down Kloof Street and explore the hustle and bustle of restaurants, bars and Cape Town’s night life.
Majeka House, Stellenbosch
Located on the outskirts of Stellenbosch, this boutique hotel is the perfect retreat during your visit to the Winelands. Stylish rooms, Lavazza coffee machines and dinner at our Makaron Restaurant (which for the past three years has been nominated as one of the top 20 restaurants in South Africa by Eat Out Magazine), is a romantic experience not to be missed!