Makuti Lodge Hout Bay Bed & Breakfast or Self Catering Atlantic Seaboard

Makuti Lodge

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering at 4 Farrier's Way, Tarragona Estate, Hout Bay, Cape Town. Show on Map

About Makuti Lodge

Set against the magnificent mountainscape of Hout Bay, Makuti Lodge is an idyllic retreat for a relaxing holiday. In these tranquil surroundings the ever-changing mountain and valley views combine with fresh mountain air to regenerate body and soul. Makuti Lodge is set in a tranquil valley bordered by the Cape Mountain Reserve. You can walk from your cottage directly onto the mountain where there are several walks of varying difficulty (including Myburg's Waterfall ravine, renowned for its disas in summer).


Makuti Lodge offers five charming self-catering cottages (two x 1 bedroom, two x 2 bedroom, one x 3 bedroom) and a sparkling pool is set in an extensive lush Fynbos garden. The fully equipped cottages are tastefully decorated to make you feel comfortable and at home. All cottages have their own private garden area and patio for entertainment with large canvas umbrella and teak table/chairs. There are lovely fireplaces in each cottage, with firewood provided. The furniture is a mixture of colonial and cottage style. Kitchens are fully equipped, with new appliances. Each cottage has television with a generous satellite selection, plus DVD and hi-fi, private telephone and wi-fi internet connection. Pure cotton or cotton percale linen with summer or winter duvets. All linen and bath towels are provided.

Makuti Cottage (sleeps 4):
Makuti Cottage comprises a large lounge/dining room and separate well equipped kitchen with dishwasher. The main bedroom with queen bed has an en-suite shower room and the second bedroom with twin beds has an en-suite bath/shower room, with washing machine. The cottage flows onto a small garden area and lovely patio set in a garden amphitheatre, which is a short walk to the pool.

Oregon Cottage (sleeps 6):
Oregon Cottage is a double story home with two bedrooms (the main bedroom with a queen bed and the second bedroom with twin beds) and two bath/shower rooms upstairs and a charming balcony off the main bedroom. Downstairs there is a third bedroom (with queen bed) and the well appointed lounge / dining room and separate galley-style fully equipped kitchen (with dishwasher, washing machine) lead out onto a private patio and garden area with views of the adjacent Constantia mountain peaks and Forest.

Cedar Cottage (sleeps 4):
Cedar Cottage has the best flow to the garden and swimming pool which has afforded it great popularity. Cedar comprises a large main bedroom with charming bay window looking onto the garden with en-suite shower room, a separate family bathroom and second large bedroom with twin beds and an extra single bed. There is a large, beautifully appointed lounge / dining and a separate well equipped kitchen with dishwasher and washing machine.

The Loft Cottage (sleeps 2-4):
Loft Cottage comprises a spacious bedroom with king bed + en-suite bathroom (shower over bath) and down a charming Victorian spiral staircase, there is a well appointed lounge / dining area with separate fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher and washing machine. The best views of the garden, valley and mountains from every window. Access from the garden is via a rustic pathway which winds charmingly through the garden.

Maple Cottage (sleeps 2):
A cosy cottage, ideal for budget travellers, or as an annex to a larger family cottage for added privacy. The cottage comprises a bright and well appointed lounge and dining room with a well equipped kitchenette. The entrance of the cottage is gained via an enclosed patio with barbecue facilities. On the other side of the lounge, is a second enclosed patio within a quaint garden area, which meanders down to the pool. A few steps up from the lounge is a bright and cheerful bedroom with queen bed and separate shower room.


• Office fax facilities and wi-fi internet connection (if you bring your own laptop).
• Generous satellite selection.
• Full English breakfast offered as an optional extra in the summer.
• A natural rock pool and smaller plunge pool and private cottage bar-b-que facilities are available.
• Children under 6 years by arrangement.
• Off-street parking close to cottages, secured cottage windows and doors and an alarm system in each cottage and central safe in the Lodge.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom (shared)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • DVD player
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Hi fi
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (ADSL)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Telephone (direct dial)
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Video player

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Childcare / babysitting service
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers
  • Tour assistance


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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -34.010127
Longitude: 18.378399

Closest airport(s)
Cape Town International - 35km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome under parental supervision.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Exceptions to check-in/out times may be arranged, please enquire.

Listed on
March 2000 - 7 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

Our stay at Makuti lodge was just fantastic. Doreen was welcoming, friendly and hospitable, the location idyllically beautiful and secluded while still...

Benita Botha, Johannesburg Travellers' Rating


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  • American Express

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