Top 10 Hotels in Cape Town near the beach. (2022)

Updated: Jun 30

The results are in, and we've found our 10 favourite hotels near the beach in Cape Town. In our list, we have tried to show a wide variety of hotels that suit a variety of budgets.

Ocean view of the 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa, Cape Town South Africa
Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, Camps Bay Cape Town

It is important to remember that Cape Town is big with a couple of neighbourhoods. This means a beach hotel near the centre of Cape Town, will have a completely different vibe from a beach hotel out of the city centre.

Here is an article we wrote about the best beaches in Cape Town.

For the purpose of this article we will be using the following metrics:

*Price: price when this article was written (April 2022) with current exchange rates. (1 USD = R14.65)

*Rating: Trip advisor rating, when this article was written (April 2022)

1) South Beach (Camps Bay) Boutique Hotel

The South Beach hotel is an award-winning luxury hotel in Camps Bay, Cape Town. This beautiful beach hotel is 50m from the world-renowned camps bay beach and a short drive to Cape Town's most popular beach Clifton.

Luxury pool deck Camps Bay
South Beach Boutique Hotel Pool Deck

Key selling points:

  • Location.

  • Views

  • Design (Miami inspired)

  • Service

  • Proximity to restaurants

  • Value for money

Rating*: 5 Star Trip Advisor

Price: R3500 / $240

Location: Camps Bay

2) Tintswalo Atlantic (Hout Bay)

A hotel that will make you say, "I will remember this forever"

If you are looking for pure luxury, exclusivity and breathtaking views, Tintswalo Atlantic has to be one of the best luxury hotels in Cape Town.

Located at the base of the iconic Chapman's peak, Tintswalo has its own private beach and each of the rooms look over Hout Bay and the Sentinel Mountain.

Sunset over the ocean
Tintswalo Atlantic Hotel

Key selling points:

  • Luxury and exclusivity

  • Unique location and views

  • Service and staff

  • Value

  • Professional

  • Food

Rating*: 5 Star Trip Advisor

Price*: R9325 / $355

Location: Champman's Peak, Hout Bay


3) 12 Apostles hotel and Spa (Camps Bay)

The 12 Apostles is a Cape Town classic. Wedged between the 12 Apostles mountain range and the Atlantic ocean, you get uninterrupted sea and mountain views. This 5-star luxury hotel delivers on all the details you would come to expect from a luxury hotel plus more. We highly recommend a helicopter flight from the waterfront to the 12 Apostles where you can enjoy their world-renowned high tea.

Best High Tea in Cape Town
High tea at the 12 Apostles hotel and Spa

Key selling points:

  • Luxury and exclusivity

  • Unique location and views of the 12 Apostles and Lion's head

  • Service and staff

  • High tea

  • Award-winning spa in nature

  • Dining adventures

  • Spectacular bars

Rating*: 4.5 Star Trip Advisor