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    Welcome to Boulders Beach Villa

    Our beautiful Boulder’s Beach is rated the 2nd best beach in the world!

    Prime Location

    A stone's throw from Boulders Beach, Simon's Town.

    Boulders Beach Villa in Cape Town
    Outdoor Entertaining

    Ideal for family getaways or entertaining a group of friends.

    Seaviews at Boulders Beach Villa

    Beautiful sea views from multiple directions

    Luxury Self-Catering Accommodation

    Few properties invoke the spirit of Modern Class in a Natural Heritage site like Boulders Beach Villa in Simons town, in the South Peninsular of Cape Town. Built on land once roamed by the Khoisan, the villa is set on a beautiful backdrop to several notable films, including Penguin Town and My Octopus Teacher.

    Perched in a prominent position with sweeping views of Boulders Beach and Simons’ Town Harbor, and overlooking a back drop of the Hottentots Mountains on the opposite side of the Bay, overall it paints a breathtakingly picturesque vista. 
Boulders Beach Villa represents the flawless synthesis of stately sophistication, Modern architecture, and a captivating sense of barefoot luxury. Tucked away in the beautiful Fynbos region of the Cape, and boasting an uninterrupted view of one of the world’s most breathtaking seascapes, this unique beachfront Villa redefines contemporary Capetonian living.

    Boulders Beach Villa | Luxury Self-catering Accommodation in Simons Town, Cape Town


    5 Ensuite Bedrooms
    Open Plan Kitchen
    Roof Terrace
    Heated Plunge Pool
    2 Braai Areas
    Indoor Fireplace
    Cable TV
    Off-street Parking
    Security System
    Solar Powered
    Where modern class meets natural heritage

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    Designed by local architect, Genesis Architects and Benchmark interiors with a 90% off-grid status thanks to state-of-the-art Solar system and by using the finest materials, the villa boasts a distinctive look and style that will be preserved for many years to come. High ceilings, pitched roof and windows and metal finishes create a feeling of opulence and grandeur.

    The villa offers five en-suite bedrooms, open plan kitchen with gas and electric stove, dining room with an inside fire place, lounge with Full Satellite TV Bouquet, media room, heated plunge pool, covered terrace with outside braai and private access entry with an outside shower for sandy feet.

    The loft enhances the living experience with a roof terrace which offers a second outside braai, mini bar and outside dining area ideal for entertaining. The Loft is styled as a Safari Tent giving you the feeling of being in wild Africa.

    In the bedrooms you will be comfortable on King size beds, Down bedding and superior Linens with beach towels provided. The fifth room is part of a separate unit in the back of the property with its own TV lounging area and sleeper couch. It walks out on the back courtyard with a gas braai and outside table and second outside shower.

    In the bathrooms hand selected, highly polished Zebrano marble has been hewn into one piece cladding by artisans from Artmar. Each wall gives the impression of a neat seamless solid block of stone inspiring a contemporary style while subtle influences of the minimalist influences deliver a timeless effect. There is one bath and five showers plus a toilet next to the TV room.

    The downstairs media room is the hub for children entertainment. This multipurpose space is designed for children to bring young friends and family together with tv and gaming console on offer. Powerful wifi is available throughout the house and outside.

    Simple gardens envelop the outskirts of the property further enhancing the intimacy and seclusion of the property. The Villa gate is 10 seconds relaxed walk to the entrance of the Boulders Beach Penguin estate.

    With Solar power, load shedding will not be an issue and has good security with an electric fence and burglar bars over all windows. Ample parking in car park in front of the Villa.

    Managed by Boulders Beach Hotel next door to the Villa you are assured to have first class service and availability of staff who are on duty till 20h00 each evening.

    There is a washing machine and tumble dryer but laundry facilities are also available if you would like to keep your hands clean. Daily service can be arranged at an additional charge and a weekly linen change is included in the daily rental. Tea and coffee making facilities in the kitchen and Shampoo and soaps available.

    Based on 6 reviews
    Niki Essop
    Niki Essop
    Absolutely beautiful beach house with everything that you can think of. Perfect location right on Boulders Beach. Views are incredible. Service is excellent. This is by far our best holiday house.
    Nichola Walker-Woodard
    Nichola Walker-Woodard
    A fabulous getaway in a beautiful location! The Villa exceeded our expectations and we most certainly will be back for more.
    Maryana Iskander
    Maryana Iskander
    A wonderful house and experience!
    Brent van der Ross
    Brent van der Ross
    I recently had the most incredible stay at this beach villa situated on Boulders Beach in Simonstown Cape Town, and it exceeded all expectations. The 5-star accommodation provided top-notch comfort, and the villa was equipped with all the amenities one could dream of. What made it truly special was the surprise visit from penguins right at our doorstep, adding a unique touch to the experience. The breathtaking views of the False Bay Coast completed the picture-perfect setting. I highly recommend this beach villa for an unforgettable and luxurious getaway.
    I recently had the pleasure of staying at Boulders Beach Villa in Simons Town, and from the moment I stepped through the door, I was blown away. This luxurious accommodation exceeded all expectations and offered an experience that will be etched in my memory forever. If you're yearning for a dreamy escape with stunning views and world-class amenities, look no further than Boulders Beach Villa! This hidden gem immediately captivates with its breathtaking views of the ocean and the African Penguins. From the moment I entered the villa, I was greeted with warm hospitality and impeccable service. The staff at Boulders Holiday Villa effortlessly catered to my every need, ensuring a truly personalized experience. Their attention to detail and genuine care for guests make this place a standout amidst other accommodations. The villa itself is a masterpiece of design, blending modern elegance. The spacious living areas and bedrooms exude a sense of tranquility and sophistication, and every corner of the property is thoughtfully adorned with handpicked artwork and stylish furnishings. The attention given to creating a harmonious living space is commendable, making it feel like a true home away from home.
    Ann On-Holiday
    Ann On-Holiday
    Beautiful. Board walks and Beaches. And Penguins!

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Feel free to get in touch if you have any questions not answered here.

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    Peak Season


    • 15 Dec 2024 to 7 Jan 2025.
    • Easter Weekend

    Rate: R14 300,00 per night.

    High Season


    • 1 Nov 2024 to 14 Dec 2024

    Rate: R10 000,00 per night.

    • 8 Jan 2025 to 30 Apr 2025
    • 1 Nov 2025 to 14 Dec 2025

    Rate: R11 000,00 per night.

    Mid Season


    • 16 Sep 2024 to 31 Oct 2024

    Rate: R6 000,00 per night.

    • 1 May 2025 to 30 Jun 2025
    • 16 Sep 2025 to 31 Oct 2025

    Rate: R6 600,00 per night.

    Low Season


    • 1 Jul 2024 to 15 Sep 2024.

    Rate: R4 500,00 per night.

    • 1 Jul 2025 to 15 Sep 2025

    Rate: R5 000,00 per night.

    WhatsApp the following number to enquire for the dates you are interested in: +27 83 388 0505.
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    The minimum stay is 2 nights. Night 3 onwards attracts a 20% discount.

    Can you arrange airport transfer? add remove

    Yes, we can arrange for you to be fetched from and taken to Cape Town International Airport.

    Do you provide housekeeping? add remove

    Villa servicing is additional cost at R500.00 per day between the hours of 09h00 – 13h00.

    What about loadshedding? add remove

    We have a state of the art Solar Power solution, so loadshedding is not a concern.

    What security measures do you have? add remove

    We have an electric fence, as well as burglar bars over all the windows. Due to our Solar Power system, the electric fence is always active.

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    Yes, we have a fast and powerful WiFi network.


    Local Attractions

    Simon’s Town, is a town in the Western Cape, South Africa and is home to Naval Base Simon’s Town, the South African Navy’s largest base. It is located on the shores of False Bay, on the eastern side of the Cape Peninsula.



    Known for its stunning granite boulders and crystal-clear waters, perfect for swimming and sunbathing. The beach also offers scenic coastal walks and picturesque views of False Bay.



    The African penguins at Boulders Beach, provide a unique opportunity to observe these endearing birds in their natural habitat. Visitors can enjoy close-up views and watch the penguins waddle along the sandy shores.



    A delightful dining experience with stunning ocean views and fresh, local seafood.

    • The Lighthouse Cafe – Known for its seafood dishes and cozy atmosphere.
    • Saveur – Offers a variety of seafood options with a view of the harbor.
    • Seaforth Restaurant – Specializes in seafood and is located close to the beach.
    • Salty Sea Dog – A casual spot for seafood and fast food.
    • The Sweetest Thing – A cafe known for its pastries and sweets.
    • Fran’s Place – A seafood restaurant offering a variety of dishes.
    • Blue Door Coffee Roasters – A cafe popular for its coffee and relaxed vibe.
    • Monocle & Mermaid – A casual dining spot with a mix of barbecued and pub fare

    Curio Shops


    The curio shops at Boulders Beach, feature a wide variety of local crafts, souvenirs, and artwork, making them perfect for finding unique mementos of your visit. These shops offer items such as handcrafted jewelry, African sculptures, and colorful textiles that showcase the region’s rich cultural heritage.

    Snorkeling and scuba diving


    An exciting underwater experience with clear waters and diverse marine life, including vibrant fish and fascinating rock formations. The calm bay provides an ideal environment for both beginners and experienced divers to explore the unique aquatic ecosystem.

    • Indigo Scuba Diving Centre: They offer scuba diving trips and courses in the Simon’s Town area, including dives near Boulders Beach.
    • Pisces Divers: Located in Simon’s Town, they provide scuba diving experiences and have knowledge of the best dive sites around Boulders Beach.
    • Dive South Africa: Another reputable diving center that offers diving trips and courses around Simon’s Town, including locations near Boulders Beach.


    These centers can provide you with information on available dive trips, rental equipment, and any specific requirements for diving near Boulders Beach. It’s always a good idea to contact them directly to discuss your preferences and ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.



    South African Naval Museum, which showcases the area’s rich maritime history with exhibits ranging from naval artifacts to historical ship models. Visitors can explore both the natural wonders of the beach and the cultural insights offered by the museum’s collections.

    Boat trips

    Boat trips offer a unique perspective of the iconic African penguin colony, allowing visitors to view these charming birds in their natural habitat from the water. These tours also often include commentary on local marine life and the surrounding coastal scenery, enhancing the experience of exploring this picturesque coastline.

    Simon’s Town Boat Company: They offer boat tours that include visits to Seal Island and often pass by Boulders Beach, providing opportunities to see penguins and other marine life.

    • Simon’s Town Boat Company: They offer boat tours that include visits to Seal Island and often pass by Boulders Beach, providing opportunities to see penguins and other marine life.
    • Ocean Safaris: Known for their eco-friendly tours, Ocean Safaris offer boat trips that focus on wildlife encounters, including penguins, seals, and sometimes dolphins, all within the vicinity of Boulders Beach.
    • African Shark Eco-Charters: While primarily known for shark cage diving, they also offer boat trips along the coastline near Simon’s Town, which can include stops near Boulders Beach to observe the penguins and other marine wildlife.


    These operators typically provide guided tours with knowledgeable crew members who share insights into the local wildlife and ecosystem. Booking in advance is recommended, especially during peak seasons.

    Aqua Cycling


    Explore the coastline while exercising on water bikes. This activity allows visitors to enjoy scenic views of the beach and its surroundings from a different perspective, combining fitness with leisure in a picturesque setting.

    Kayak tours


    Providing adventurers with an up-close experience of the rugged coastline, offering opportunities to paddle alongside African penguins and explore secluded coves and marine life-rich waters. Guided tours often include safety briefings and insights into the area’s natural history, making it a thrilling and educational adventure for nature enthusiasts.

    • Kayak Cape Town: They offer guided kayak tours that explore the waters around Boulders Beach, including visits to nearby penguin colonies and coastal landmarks.
    • Kaskazi Kayaks & Adventures: Known for their eco-friendly tours, Kaskazi offers kayak excursions that allow participants to paddle among marine life and enjoy views of Boulders Beach and beyond.
    • Atlantic Outlook: They provide kayak tours that highlight the biodiversity and scenic beauty of False Bay, often including stops near Boulders Beach for wildlife sightings and coastal exploration.


    These tours typically cater to different skill levels and interests, providing equipment, safety briefings, and knowledgeable guides to enhance the experience. Booking ahead is advisable, especially during peak tourist seasons.

    Surfing lessons


    We offer beginners and seasoned surfers alike a chance to catch waves in the pristine waters of False Bay. With experienced instructors and suitable conditions, these lessons provide an exciting opportunity to learn or improve surfing skills while enjoying the scenic backdrop of the beach and its surrounding landscapes.

    For more than two centuries it has been a naval base and harbour. Boulders Beach is located a few kilometers to the south of Simon’s Town, in the direction of Miller’s Point. Here small coves and beaches are interspersed between boulders of Cape granite.


    There has been a colony of African penguins at Boulders Beach since 1985.There is no record of the birds having lived here prior to that date. There are only three penguin populations on the mainland in southern Africa; the others are close to Hermanus at Stoney Point and Betty’s Bay.

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      For more than two centuries it has been a naval base and harbour. Boulders Beach is located a few kilometers to the south of Simon’s Town, in the direction of Miller’s Point. Here small coves and beaches are interspersed between boulders of Cape granite. There has been a colony of African penguins at Boulders Beach since 1985.There is no record of the birds having lived here prior to that date. There are only three penguin populations on the mainland in southern Africa; the others are close to Hermanus at Stoney Point and Betty’s Bay


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