Accommodation for families: travelling with kids in Cape Town

Cape Town Family Friendly

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Cape Town and the Western CapeFamily / Child Friendly Accommodation

Find child-friendly establishments catering for families travelling with kids in Cape Town and the Western Cape. These child friendly establishments include family hotels, guest houses, bed & breakfasts, holiday apartments, suites, cottages and holiday homes.

The establishments below accept children of all ages (from babies and toddlers to teenagers). If none of these establishments take your fancy, please adjust the filter to show results for the specific age group(s) required.

Self Catering in Cape Town

Self Catering in Camps Bay

Hely House

Hely House is a fabulous self catering holiday home in Camps Bay boasting outstanding views of the sea. Choose to book ... [cont.]

Waterfront Village

Self Catering in V&A Waterfront

Waterfront Village

Waterfront Village is situated on the waterís edge of the V&A Waterfront Marina and offers guests luxury serviced ... [cont.]

Villa Misty Cliffs

Self Catering in Misty Cliffs

Villa Misty Cliffs

Villa Misty Cliffs is an exquisite three bedroom villa situated right on the beach at Misty Cliffs which sleeps a maximum ... [cont.]

Beach Club 8

Self Catering in Hout Bay

Beach Club 8

Beach Club 8 is a self catering apartment located in Hout Bay. From the balcony you can enjoy fantastic views of the bay ... [cont.]

Rosendal Winery & Wellness Retreat

Hotel in Robertson

Rosendal Winery & Wellness Retreat

This luxurious wine estate, established in 1805, offers breathtaking scenery, a spa with treatment facilities, an ... [cont.]

Bateleur Rontree Guesthouse

Guest House in Camps Bay

Bateleur Rontree Guesthouse

Luxurious comfort, friendly hospitality and personal service are guaranteed. The house is situated off the noisy beach ... [cont.]

Blouberg Beach Cottage

Self Catering in Bloubergstrand

Blouberg Beach Cottage

Blouberg Beach Cottage sits on the waters edge and offers 4 star luxury self catering accommodation. The rooms are ... [cont.]

The Robertson Small Hotel

Hotel in Robertson

The Robertson Small Hotel

Chic sophistication meets old world charm at The Robertson Small Hotel, a luxurious 5-star country retreat luring with ... [cont.]

West Coast Life Lodges

Guest House in Langebaan

West Coast Life Lodges

West Coast Life lodges offer a luxurious stay in modern guesthouses in Calypso Beach in Langebaan. Within walking ... [cont.]


in Salt River


A unique venue in the heart of the Salt River, WhiteSpace offers a bespoke solution for events of all shapes and sizes ... [cont.]

Le Petit Poucet

Self Catering in Constantia

Le Petit Poucet

Le Petit Poucet is a two bedroom cottage is set in a private and secure 1.5 acre garden with magnificent mountain views ... [cont.]

Aloha at Paternoster

Self Catering in Paternoster

Aloha at Paternoster

Aloha at Paternoster offers comfortable self catering in three separate units just 200 meters away from the beach. All ... [cont.]

Ballinderry - The Robertson Guest House

B&B in Robertson

Ballinderry - The Robertson Guest House

This 4 star boutique guest house offers luxury accommodation and a relaxing stay in style and comfort. Renowned for itís ... [cont.]

Ballots Tree House

Self Catering in Ballots Bay

Ballots Tree House

Ballots Tree House is a charming self catering wooden cabin (sleeps 4 adults and 2 children) nestled between Milkwood ... [cont.]

Reflections Eco-Reserve

Self Catering in Wilderness

Reflections Eco-Reserve

Reflections Eco-Reserve is the perfect get away for anyone wanting a nature holiday. The self catering lodge is on a 29 ... [cont.]

Cape Town Family FriendlySuburbs/Towns by Region


Cape Town - Atlantic Seaboard {view all Atlantic Seaboard}

Bakoven (6), Bantry Bay (11), Camps Bay (59), Cape Point (2), Clifton (9), Fresnaye (6), Granger Bay (4), Green Point (61), Hout Bay (47), Kommetjie (6), Llandudno (5), Misty Cliffs (2), Mouille Point (16), Noordhoek (20), Oudekraal (1), Scarborough (6), Sea Point (43), Three Anchor Bay (9), V&A Waterfront (40)


Cape Town - City Bowl {view all City Bowl}

Bo Kaap (4), Cape Town Central (111), De Waterkant (56), Devils Peak (2), Foreshore (6), Gardens (22), Higgovale (4), Highlands Estate (2), Kloof Nek (2), Oranjezicht (18), Roggebaai (5), Salt River (1), Tamboerskloof (12), V&A Waterfront (40), Vredehoek (10), Walmer Estate (1), Woodstock (1), Zonnebloem (4)


Cape Town - Southern Suburbs {view all Southern Suburbs}

Athlone (1), Claremont (14), Constantia Valley (see below), Harfield Village (3), Kenilworth (4), Lansdowne (1), Mowbray (1), Newlands (12), Observatory (4), Ottery (1), Pinelands (17), Rondebosch (11), Rosebank (1), Wynberg (1)

Constantia Valley {view all Constantia Valley}

Bergvliet (1), Bishopscourt (2), Constantia (29), Tokai (9), Wynberg (1)


Cape Town - Blaauwberg {view all Blaauwberg}

Atlantic Beach Estate (2), Big Bay (31), Bloubergrant (8), Bloubergstrand (107), Century City (34), Edgemead (1), Melkbosstrand (15), Milnerton (32), Parklands (1), Sunset Beach (10), Table View (14), West Beach (5), Woodbridge Island (1)


Cape Town - Northern Suburbs {view all Northern Suburbs}

Bellville (21), Brackenfell (2), Cape Town International Airport (1), Durbanville (33), Edgemead (1), Joostenberg Vlakte (2), Kuils River (6), Loevenstein (2), Matroosfontein (1), Panorama (3), Parow (8), Plattekloof (2), Tygervalley (7), Welgemoed (5)


Cape Town - False Bay {view all False Bay}

Castle Rock (1), Clovelly (2), Fish Hoek (19), Glencairn (4), Kalk Bay (14), Lakeside (1), Muizenberg (19), Simons Town (39), St James (6)


Cape Town - Cape Helderberg {view all Cape Helderberg}

Gordons Bay (29), Sir Lowrys Pass (3), Somerset West (33), Strand (23)


Cape Town - Cape Flats {view all Cape Flats}

Athlone (1), Gugulethu (1), Kuils River (6), Matroosfontein (1)


Cape West Coast {view all Cape West Coast}

Britannia Bay (3), Darling (3), Doringbaai (1), Dwarskersbos (1), Elands Bay (1), Grotto Bay (1), Jacobsbaai (7), Laaiplek (2), Lamberts Bay (6), Langebaan (110), Mamre (1), Nuwerus (1), Paternoster (61), Philadelphia (1), Port Owen (3), Redelinghuys (1), Saldanha (11), Shelley Point (3), St Helena Bay (11), Strandfontein (4), Vanrhynsdorp (2), Velddrif (9), Vredenburg (3), Vredendal (2), Yzerfontein (13)


Olifants River Valley {view all Olifants River Valley}

Cederberg (see below), Klawer (2), Strandfontein (4), Vanrhynsdorp (2), Vredendal (2)

Cederberg {view all Cederberg}

Biedouw Valley (1), Citrusdal (20), Clanwilliam (16), Porterville (6), Wuppertal (1)


Swartland {view all Swartland}

Hermon (5), Malmesbury (2), Porterville (6), Riebeek Kasteel (9), Riebeek West (4)


Breede River Valley {view all Breede River Valley}

Ashton (3), Bainskloof (5), Bonnievale (6), Breeriver (1), Ceres (12), De Doorns (1), Du Toitskloof (1), McGregor (6), Montagu (15), Prince Alfred Hamlet (1), Rawsonville (4), Robertson (19), Tulbagh (24), Wolseley (10), Worcester (25)


Cape Winelands {view all Cape Winelands}

Du Toitskloof (1), Franschhoek (45), Groot Drakenstein (3), Klapmuts (1), Paarl (34), Pniel (2), Simondium (3), Stellenbosch (94), Tulbagh (24), Wellington (17)


Cape Overberg {view all Cape Overberg}

Baardskeerdersbos (1), Barrydale (7), Bettys Bay (8), Botrivier (4), Buffeljagsrivier (1), Caledon (7), Cape Agulhas (see below), De Hoop (1), De Kelders (13), Elgin (9), Franskraal (3), Gansbaai (27), Grabouw (8), Greyton (9), Heidelberg (2), Hermanus (89), Kleinbaai (4), Kleinmond (7), Malgas (2), Onrus (11), Pearly Beach (3), Pringle Bay (10), Riviersonderend (1), Rooi Els (1), Sandbaai (9), Stanford (17), Suiderstrand (1), Suurbraak (1), Swellendam (25), Vermont (5), Villiersdorp (1), Witsand (6)

Cape Agulhas {view all Cape Agulhas}

Arniston (7), Baardskeerdersbos (1), Bredasdorp (1), Elim (2), L'Agulhas (4), Malgas (2), Napier (6), Struisbaai (6), Suiderstrand (1)


Karoo {view all Karoo}

Barrydale (7), Beaufort West (27), Calitzdorp (10), De Doorns (1), De Rust (9), Herold (1), Klaarstroom (3), Ladismith (8), Laingsburg (3), Matjiesfontein (1), Oudtshoorn (46), Prince Albert (16), Sanbona (1), Touws River (5), Uniondale (2), Van Wyksdorp (1)


Cape Whale Coast {view all Cape Whale Coast}


Route 62 {view all Route 62}


Garden Route {view all Garden Route}

Kids in Cape Town

The Western Cape province of South Africa, with Cape Town as its capital, is no stranger to travellers with families. When it comes to entertaining the kids in Cape Town, one is spoilt for choice. The mother city alone holds a host of activities, both in and outdoors, like the Two Oceans Aquarium (with a wonderful child-friendly restaurant) at the V&A Waterfront, the Cape Peninsula National Park, the Planetarium at the South African Museum (great for older kids too), and the MTN ScienCentre and Ratanga Junction at Canal Walk. [cont.]

Countless child-friendly beaches offer hours of sand play, surfing, body surfing and swimming; flea markets abound, and certain restaurants and coffee shops, like the Noordhoek Farm Stall and the Barnyard in Tokai, cater specially for children by providing play areas and children's menus. Further afield, options include (but are not limited to) strawberry picking, in season, at farms like Mooiberge and Mountain Breeze between Stellenbosch and Somerset West; the Cango Caves are a huge attraction near Oudtshoorn, and botanical gardens, like the Harold Porter Gardens in Bettys Bay, provide wonderful picnic spots for lazy afternoons.

The West Coast National Park is an easy day trip from Cape Town and well worth it during the flower season. Other reserves that make wonderful family outings include the Bontebok National Park and the De Hoop Nature Reserve amongst others.

With regions like the Cape Winelands, the Breede River Valley, the Cape Overberg, the Whale Route and the West Coast; and some incredible towns like Stellenbosch, Swellendam and Hermanus, the Western Cape cannot fail to entice families with children of all ages to explore its boundaries.

Additional Reading

For more ideas on what to do with kids in Cape Town see
101 Things to Do with Kids in Cape Town
Things to Do with Kids in Cape Town
Popular Cape Town Family-friendly Restaurants


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