Accommodation for families: travelling with kids in Cape Town

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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 Green Point

The Legacy I

The Legacy is a tastefully decorated, modern one bedroom apartment located in a secure block (with access control and ... [cont.]

No 27 Celtis Avenue

Self Catering in Grabouw

No 27 Celtis Avenue

No. 27 is a rustic-style house located in Klipkop, Grabouw, with three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The house is nestled ... [cont.]

Franschhoek Country House

Hotel in Franschhoek

Franschhoek Country House

Dating back to 1890, this majestic hotel estate is surrounded by mountain views, and features a variety of luxury rooms ... [cont.]


Self Catering in Plettenberg Bay


Located in The River Club in Plettenberg Bay, Shorebreak offers self catering accommodation in a spacious four bedroom ... [cont.]

De Vette Mossel Beach Wedding Venue

in Great Brak

De Vette Mossel Beach Wedding Venue

De Vette Mossel Seafood Restaurant is the perfect wedding venue, where love, romance, fun and dreams become a beautiful ... [cont.]

Villa Seaview Lake

Self Catering in Somerset West

Villa Seaview Lake

Villa SeaView Lake is situated on the edge of the village and is close to a lake with magnificent views from the ... [cont.]

Spectrum 14

Self Catering in Table View

Spectrum 14

Spectrum 14 is situated in Table View in Blaauwberg. The area is well known for its beautiful beaches and kite surfing ... [cont.]

Eventide Lodge

B&B / Self Catering in Plettenberg Bay

Eventide Lodge

Eventide Lodge offers self catering accommodation in three units on the Bitou River. Choose from one of two cottages or ... [cont.]

Skyview Manor

Guest House / Self Catering in Stellenbosch

Skyview Manor

Skyview Manor can be found on the mountainside near Stellenbosch, surrounded by fynbos, vineyards and beautiful gardens ... [cont.]

Sunny Cove Manor

Guest House in Fish Hoek

Sunny Cove Manor

Sunny Cove Manor offers comfortable accommodation in Fish Hoek. There are four lovely suites to choose from each with tea ... [cont.]


Self Catering in Sea Point


Atlantique is a modern, two bedroom holiday apartment in Sea Point. From here you look out over the Atlantic Ocean and ... [cont.]

Residence William French

Guest House in Simons Town

Residence William French

Residence William French Guest House offers luxurious accommodation in Simonís Town. Each room has an en-suite bathroom ... [cont.]

La Cabriere Country House

Guest House in Franschhoek

La Cabriere Country House

La Cabriere guesthouse contains six rooms, one of which is suitable for a family with small children. The three deluxe ... [cont.]

Groeneweide Farm

Self Catering in George

Groeneweide Farm

Groeneweide which means 'green pastures' is located just 10kms from the town of George. Enjoy luxury accommodation and a ... [cont.]

The Fountains 914

Self Catering in Cape Town Central

The Fountains 914

The Fountains 914 is a stunning self catering studio apartment located in the city centre within walking distance of the ... [cont.]

Cape Town Family FriendlySuburbs/Towns by Region


Cape Town - Atlantic Seaboard {view all Atlantic Seaboard}

Bakoven (5), Bantry Bay (11), Camps Bay (54), Cape Point (2), Clifton (9), Fresnaye (6), Granger Bay (4), Green Point (67), Hout Bay (47), Kommetjie (7), Llandudno (7), Misty Cliffs (2), Mouille Point (19), Noordhoek (20), Oudekraal (1), Scarborough (6), Sea Point (46), Three Anchor Bay (10), V&A Waterfront (41)


Cape Town - City Bowl {view all City Bowl}

Bo Kaap (4), Cape Town Central (117), De Waterkant (57), Devils Peak (2), Foreshore (8), Gardens (23), Higgovale (3), Highlands Estate (2), Kloof Nek (2), Oranjezicht (17), Roggebaai (6), Salt River (1), Tamboerskloof (11), V&A Waterfront (41), Vredehoek (10), Walmer Estate (1), Woodstock (1), Zonnebloem (4)


Cape Town - Southern Suburbs {view all Southern Suburbs}

Athlone (2), Claremont (14), Constantia Valley (see below), Harfield Village (3), Kenilworth (4), Lansdowne (1), Mowbray (1), Newlands (12), Observatory (4), Ottery (1), Pinelands (16), Rondebosch (10), Rosebank (1), Wynberg (1)

Constantia Valley {view all Constantia Valley}

Bergvliet (2), Bishopscourt (2), Constantia (29), Tokai (8), Wynberg (1)


Cape Town - Blaauwberg {view all Blaauwberg}

Atlantic Beach Estate (2), Big Bay (32), Bloubergrant (8), Bloubergstrand (87), Century City (31), Edgemead (1), Melkbosstrand (14), Milnerton (24), Parklands (1), Sunset Beach (11), Table View (15), West Beach (6), Woodbridge Island (1)


Cape Town - Northern Suburbs {view all Northern Suburbs}

Bellville (23), Brackenfell (2), Cape Town International Airport (1), Durbanville (31), Edgemead (1), Gugulethu (1), Joostenberg Vlakte (2), Kuils River (6), Loevenstein (2), Matroosfontein (1), Panorama (4), Parow (8), Plattekloof (2), Tygervalley (7), Welgemoed (5)


Cape Town - False Bay {view all False Bay}

Castle Rock (1), Clovelly (2), Fish Hoek (17), Glencairn (4), Kalk Bay (11), Lakeside (2), Muizenberg (17), Simons Town (37), St James (6)


Cape Town - Cape Helderberg {view all Cape Helderberg}

Gordons Bay (29), Sir Lowrys Pass (3), Somerset West (32), Strand (22)


Cape Town - Cape Flats {view all Cape Flats}

Athlone (2), Gugulethu (1), Khayelitsha (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 (2), Hopefield (1), Jacobsbaai (7), Laaiplek (2), Lamberts Bay (6), Langebaan (116), Mamre (1), Nuwerus (1), Paternoster (54), Philadelphia (1), Port Owen (2), Redelinghuys (1), Saldanha (10), Shelley Point (3), St Helena Bay (12), Strandfontein (4), Vanrhynsdorp (2), Velddrif (8), Vredenburg (3), Vredendal (2), Yzerfontein (14)


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 (22), Clanwilliam (16), Porterville (5), Wuppertal (1)


Swartland {view all Swartland}

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


Breede River Valley {view all Breede River Valley}

Ashton (3), Bainskloof (5), Bonnievale (6), Breeriver (1), Ceres (9), De Doorns (1), Du Toitskloof (1), McGregor (6), Montagu (15), Prince Alfred Hamlet (1), Rawsonville (3), Robertson (19), Tulbagh (23), Wolseley (8), 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 (86), Tulbagh (23), Wellington (15)


Cape Overberg {view all Cape Overberg}

Arabella Estate (1), Baardskeerdersbos (1), Barrydale (6), Bettys Bay (9), Botrivier (4), Buffeljagsrivier (1), Caledon (7), Cape Agulhas (see below), De Hoop (1), De Kelders (11), Elgin (9), Gansbaai (19), Grabouw (8), Greyton (9), Heidelberg (3), Hermanus (77), Kleinbaai (4), Kleinmond (8), Onrus (6), Pearly Beach (3), Pringle Bay (10), Riviersonderend (1), Rooi Els (1), Sandbaai (9), Stanford (15), Suiderstrand (1), Swellendam (26), 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 (7), Suiderstrand (1)


Karoo {view all Karoo}

Barrydale (6), Beaufort West (26), Calitzdorp (10), De Doorns (1), De Rust (8), Herold (1), Klaarstroom (3), Ladismith (8), Laingsburg (3), Matjiesfontein (1), Oudtshoorn (44), Prince Albert (16), Sanbona (1), Touws River (4), 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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