Villa St James Self Catering, Cape Town

Villa St James

Self Catering at 36 Main Road, St James, 7945, Cape Town, South Africa. Show on Map

About Villa St James

Hovering over False Bay with a 360-degree view of mountain and sea, is the enchanting and luxurious Villa St James, a restored historical National Monument ideal for a lavish seaside holiday, in the coastal town of St James.

St James, situated 35 minutes from Cape Town center, was the first resort to be developed by the British in the early 1900’s. Today St James is celebrated for its balmy climate, warmer Cape waters, whale watching and accessibility along the railway line which extends along the scenic coastal route to Simon’s Town.


On the first floor, Villa St James accommodates up to 16 guests in 8 spacious bedrooms with extra long beds and five bathrooms. Each bedroom, unique in character, has sea or mountain views with variable features of private outdoor or indoor balconies and a rabbit warren of inter-leading doors.

The living and leisure zone on the ground floor features an elegant 22 seater dining or conference room. The décor blends nautical accents with collectable deco throughout the 2 lounges and billiard room along with influences of Africa and traditional Cape Dutch style. Relaxation comes easily with a substantial music and literary collection, an English pub and a secluded courtyard with trellised grapevines.

The living area spills outdoors to the sheltered garden and outdoor swimming pool, with unbroken vistas of the Indian Ocean. From the outdoor terrace captivating hours observing human aqua activities and the subtle changes of nature will mesmerise even the most cynical city dweller.

Villa St James is a self-catering oasis of privacy, but is maintained at all times by a courteous and professional staff. Your specific needs are important to us and will be handled with proficient assurance, leaving you free to enjoy a memorable stay at Villa St James.

We look forward to welcoming you to Villa St James and assisting you with all your concierge requirements including a private chef, daily housekeeping, car hire, airport transfers, babysitting, restaurant bookings, tours, activities and more…

Bathed in sunlight and surrounded by the rare and healing union of mountain and sea, the Villa St James brings peace and energy to all who visit; perfect relaxation in unsurpassed luxury, comfort and style.

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In Room / Unit

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

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Childcare / babysitting service
  • Concierge
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (periodic)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (garage)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

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


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available
  • Tour assistance

Accreditations (as claimed by Villa St James)

AA Quality Assured Accommodation Highly Recommended

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -34.11741111044444
Longitude: 18.459958333333333

Closest airport(s)
Cape Town International - 36km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 15h00
Check-out by 11h00

Listed on
November 2004 - No guest reviews.

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