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

Self Catering in Stellenbosch

Le Jardin Villa

Le Jardin Villa (sleeps eight guests) is set against the vineyard backdrop of heritage-rich Stellenbosch. The manor house ... [cont.]

Port View House

Guest House in Green Point

Port View House

Port View House is a offers bed & breakfast accommodation in eight lovely en-suite bedrooms in Green Point. From this ... [cont.]

Bungalow 52

Self Catering in Clifton

Bungalow 52

Beach Bungalow 52 is a luxurious self catering bungalow just a few steps from Cape Town’s world famous Clifton 4th beach ... [cont.]


Self Catering in Noordhoek


Waterline is your holiday paradise, snug in the foothills of Chapmans Peak, with a 360 degree view of oceans and ... [cont.]

Lawhill Luxury Apartments

Self Catering in V&A Waterfront

Lawhill Luxury Apartments

Regardless of your reason for visiting Cape Town, Lawhill Luxury Apartments is the perfect place to stay, located in the ... [cont.]

2 Loader Street

Self Catering in De Waterkant

2 Loader Street

2 Loader Street is a luxury modern property spanning three floors and sleeping eight guests in four en-suite bedrooms ... [cont.]

UnderHill Farm

Self Catering in Grabouw

UnderHill Farm

UnderHill Farm is a private olive farm, close to Cape Town, yet completely secluded, away from public roads and bordered ... [cont.]

The Academia

in Lansdowne

The Academia

Inspirational, convenient and professional, The Academia is a multi-purpose conference and event venue in Cape Town. We ... [cont.]

The Corner House Guest House

Guest House in Franschhoek

The Corner House Guest House

The Corner House Guest House offers accommodation in the area of Franschhoek in the Cape Winelands. Rooms are offered on ... [cont.]

Comfy Holiday Home

Self Catering in Wilderness

Comfy Holiday Home

Comfy Holiday Home is a lovely eight sleeper self catering holiday home found in the Wilderness, with a full ocean view ... [cont.]

Nieu-Wherry Meadow

Self Catering in Knysna

Nieu-Wherry Meadow

Nieu-Wherry Meadow offers lovely self catering accommodation on a farm at the edge of the Knysna forest. Choose from our ... [cont.]


Self Catering in Wilderness


Tendele Studio is located on the border of the Wilderness National Park in the heart of the Garden Route. Sleeping a ... [cont.]

43 on Sandstone

Guest House in Somerset West

43 on Sandstone

With a 270 degree view of the magnificent False Bay area and Table Mountain, along with beautiful sunsets in the ... [cont.]

Villa On The Rocks

Self Catering in Llandudno

Villa On The Rocks

Situated on The most beautiful beach in Cape, Llandudno beach, with the ocean breaking below this magnificent 5 bedroom ... [cont.]

Alexander's 904

Self Catering in Cape Town Central

Alexander's 904

Alexander's 904 sleeps two guests in twin beds (which can be converted into a king bed) on a mezzanine level above the ... [cont.]

Cape Town Family FriendlySuburbs/Towns by Region


Cape Town - Atlantic Seaboard {view all Atlantic Seaboard}

Bakoven (5), Bantry Bay (9), Camps Bay (52), Cape Point (1), Clifton (10), Fresnaye (5), Granger Bay (4), Green Point (37), Hout Bay (46), Kommetjie (6), Llandudno (7), Misty Cliffs (2), Mouille Point (7), Noordhoek (18), Oudekraal (1), Scarborough (6), Sea Point (27), Three Anchor Bay (7), V&A Waterfront (40)


Cape Town - City Bowl {view all City Bowl}

Bo Kaap (5), Cape Town Central (80), De Waterkant (49), Devils Peak (2), Foreshore (7), Gardens (17), Higgovale (3), Highlands Estate (1), Kloof Nek (1), Oranjezicht (16), Roggebaai (6), Tamboerskloof (7), University Estate (1), V&A Waterfront (40), Vredehoek (7), Walmer Estate (1), Woodstock (1), Zonnebloem (4)


Cape Town - Southern Suburbs {view all Southern Suburbs}

Athlone (1), Claremont (11), Constantia Valley (see below), Harfield Village (2), Kenilworth (4), Lansdowne (1), Newlands (12), Observatory (4), Ottery (1), Pinelands (12), Rondebosch (10), Rosebank (2), Wynberg (1)

Constantia Valley {view all Constantia Valley}

Bergvliet (2), Bishopscourt (1), Constantia (28), Tokai (9), Wynberg (1)


Cape Town - Blaauwberg {view all Blaauwberg}

Atlantic Beach Estate (2), Big Bay (31), Bloubergrant (8), Bloubergstrand (83), Century City (26), Edgemead (1), Melkbosstrand (12), Milnerton (23), Parklands (1), Sunset Beach (10), Table View (15), West Beach (7)


Cape Town - Cape Town North {view all Cape Town North}

Bellville (20), Brackenfell (1), Cape Town International Airport (1), Durbanville (26), Edgemead (1), Gugulethu (1), Joostenberg Vlakte (1), Kuils River (5), Loevenstein (2), Matroosfontein (1), Panorama (4), Parow (6), Plattekloof (2), Tygervalley (5), Welgemoed (5)


Cape Town - False Bay {view all False Bay}

Castle Rock (1), Clovelly (2), Fish Hoek (13), Glencairn (3), Kalk Bay (7), Lakeside (2), Muizenberg (16), Simons Town (31), St James (5)


Cape Town - Cape Helderberg {view all Cape Helderberg}

Gordons Bay (22), Sir Lowrys Pass (3), Somerset West (32), Strand (20)


Cape Town - Cape Flats {view all Cape Flats}

Athlone (1), Gugulethu (1), Khayelitsha (1), Kuils River (5), 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), Hopefield (1), Jacobsbaai (4), Laaiplek (2), Lamberts Bay (5), Langebaan (46), Nuwerus (1), Paternoster (52), Philadelphia (1), Port Owen (2), Saldanha (9), Shelley Point (3), St Helena Bay (10), Strandfontein (5), Vanrhynsdorp (2), Velddrif (6), Vredenburg (2), Vredendal (2), Yzerfontein (10)


Olifants River Valley {view all Olifants River Valley}

Cederberg (see below), Klawer (1), Strandfontein (5), Vanrhynsdorp (2), Vredendal (2)

Cederberg {view all Cederberg}

Biedouw Valley (1), Citrusdal (18), Clanwilliam (13), Wuppertal (1)


Swartland {view all Swartland}

Hermon (5), Malmesbury (1), Porterville (5), Riebeek Kasteel (8), Riebeek West (5)


Breede River Valley {view all Breede River Valley}

Ashton (4), Bainskloof (5), Bonnievale (5), Breeriver (1), Ceres (8), McGregor (7), Montagu (14), Prince Alfred Hamlet (1), Rawsonville (3), Robertson (17), Tulbagh (20), Wolseley (7), Worcester (23)


Cape Winelands {view all Cape Winelands}

Franschhoek (43), Groot Drakenstein (2), Klapmuts (1), Paarl (29), Pniel (2), Simondium (2), Stellenbosch (71), Tulbagh (20), Wellington (15)


Cape Overberg {view all Cape Overberg}

Arabella Estate (1), Baardskeerdersbos (1), Barrydale (7), Bettys Bay (7), Botrivier (3), Caledon (5), Cape Agulhas (see below), De Hoop (1), De Kelders (9), Elgin (7), Gansbaai (16), Grabouw (6), Greyton (9), Heidelberg (3), Hermanus (66), Kleinbaai (4), Kleinmond (8), Onrus (5), Pearly Beach (2), Pringle Bay (9), Riviersonderend (1), Rooi Els (1), Sandbaai (6), Stanford (14), Suiderstrand (2), Swellendam (23), Vermont (3), 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 (5), Suiderstrand (2)


Karoo {view all Karoo}

Barrydale (7), Beaufort West (23), Calitzdorp (8), De Rust (8), Herold (1), Klaarstroom (3), Ladismith (8), Laingsburg (3), Matjiesfontein (1), Oudtshoorn (37), Prince Albert (15), Sanbona (1), Touws River (3), Uniondale (1), 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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