As its name signifies, Bantry Bay lies perched on the rocks overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in one of the most exclusive bays on the Atlantic Seaboard. Crashing waves, magnificent sunsets and protection from the wind make Bantry Bay much sought after and, because of its position, an ideal base from which to explore Cape Town.
Holiday Accommodation Bantry Bay lies just outside the vibey suburb of Sea Point and, although it doesn’t have a beach of its own, you can reach the beaches of Clifton on foot or Saunders Rocks on the border of Bantry Bay and Sea Point has a little tidal pool.
Bantry Bay hugs the slopes of Lion’s Head and the very contemporary apartments that line the Bantry Bay sea front are as close to the ocean as you can get.
Bantry Bay is within easy reach of Table Mountain and the cableway, the V&A Waterfront and the city bowl are only 5 minutes away and the suburb has its own deli.
Who goes there?
Bantry Bay is filled with the elite tourists and business people who wish to experience the Cape Town hustle and bustle but not stay in the city centre.
When to visit Bantry Bay?
During the summer season (September to April), the temperatures rarely peak above 32°C, averaging about 22 – 30°C. The area is cooled by the locally-named “Doctor Wind” which keeps the city free of pollution and fresh year round. During the winter (May to August), the chilly wind and rain arrive, but the Bantry Bay suburb offers cosy accommodation with fireplaces and secluded balconies. The mercury rarely falls below 10°C in these months.
The gorgeous holiday homes in Bantry Bay lie perched on the rocks overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Bantry Bay accommodation includes some of the most exclusive self-catering villas on the Atlantic Seaboard. Crashing waves, magnificent sunsets and protection from the wind make Bantry Bay apartments some of the most sought after in Cape Town and, because of its position, an ideal base from which to explore Cape Town.
The small community of Bantry Bay, is comprised of only a small number of houses and apartments edged into the cliff. Due to its residential nature, Bantry Bay accommodation is characterised not by hotels, but by large Bantry Bay houses, holiday apartments and similar self-catering accommodation. Although missing a beach of its own, a few minutes away are the world famous beaches of Clifton and a tidal pool located in the vibey suburb of Sea Point.
Bantry Bay hugs the slopes of Lion's Head and the very contemporary self-catering apartments that line the seafront are as close to the ocean as you can get while remaining within easy reach of Table Mountain and the cableway, the V&A Waterfront and the city bowl only 5 minutes away.
Holiday accommodation in Bantry Bay caters to high net worth tourists and businessmen who enjoy the highest level of luxury with the quiet surroundings and elevated sea views to match. The available property to rent here is limited and in high demand particularly during the high summer months of December to February when the sun settles late over the Atlantic. Winter months, with its rain and mildly cool temperatures, are made cosy with fireplaces in each village apartment, and it is during these months that wonderful accommodation specials can be found.
Find your ideal Bantry Bay house above and give yourself the holiday in Cape Town you deserve! There are few properties to rent elsewhere that can match the combination of comfort, convenience and mesmerising beauty of the holiday homes here.