I think Cape Town is one of the most romantic cities in the world. With majestic beaches dramatic cliffs and first-rate vineyards, it is a vacation destination for couples looking for quality time together.
Since the weather is nice, there are a few great places to go in Cape Town so let’s look at what to do. Whether you are staying home or traveling internationally there are some amazing South African sites you have to check out.
Here are the most romantic hotels in Cape Town!
By the Beach
Sandy beaches are in front of a dramatic mountainscape. Watching the sunset over Cape Town will make your heart skip a beat. Here are some of my favorite hotels for a dreamy seaside view:
POD Camps Bay
On the famous Camps Bay beachfront, the five-star POD Camps Bay is surrounded by the swankiest bars and restaurants. What more could you ask for?
The Glen Boutique Hotel & Spa
This upscale restaurant has balconies and terraces with sweeping views of the mountains and seas.
The award-winning boutique hotel offers secluded villas with unforgettable views of Bantry Bay as well as well-appointed rooms in the mansion that overlooks Lion’s Head mountain.
Cape View Clifton
This ultra-stylish waterfront property is nestled on a hill with a view of the Atlantic Ocean. It is located close to Cape Town’s finest beaches.
Staying In Town
Cape Town is a dream destination for fun night out! After exploring the city, there are a few charming spots that will make your stay even more special.
Before you head to my favorite rooftop bars and the best places to eat in Cape Town, check out these primo local cafes. In the morning, head over to these primo local cafes.
Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
I had a fabulous time staying at the Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town, and I would highly recommend checking it out.
The Silo Hotel
This turn-of-the-century grain elevator has been converted into one of the coolest hotels in Cape Town. The Silo Hotel is made for romantic evenings.
I love the look of this unique boutique hotel! Here, each guestroom is different and better than the next. Find a room that fits your couple style.
Gorgeous George Hotel
Gorgeous George Hotel is one of the gems of the Design Hotels stable. Design Hotels are privately owned spots with hand-selected rooms.
Out of Town and Coastal Spots
The best thing about living in Cape Town is exploring the regions beyond. Just outside of town you will find some of the best places in the country.
Here is a guide to packing for Cape Town.
I stay at the five-star Tintswalo Atlantic Hotel in Cape Town whenever I need a weekend to chill. It is the only hotel that is inside Table Mountain National Park and it is such a chill place.
The 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa
I wrote about the spa at this five-star hotel in my post on the most romantic things to do in Cape Town. If you are looking to relax and connect with your special someone, this is exactly where you should be.
After my boyfriend I enjoyed the best thing to come out of South Africa is wine! My boyfriend and I also enjoy wine tastings. To find the best wineries in the Cape Winelands, follow this guide. Then book a romantic hotel for the night.
A chic farm Hotel Babylonstoren offers fresh and local South African cuisine. Before you go, read my full review of the hotel!
Grande Roche Hotel
This rustic-chic estate has beautiful thatched roofs and outdoor spaces. It is an ideal base for exploring the surrounding vineyards and mountains, which is a perfect place for nature-loving couples.
Take a one-bedroom suite with a view of the vineyards in this luxury chateau. A quick trip from the Huguenot Memorial Museum and Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve, this is the ultimate weekend away.
Boschendal Wine Farm Estate
This award-winning farm and vineyard is a foodie paradise set in one of the most stunning areas of Africa. To enjoy the best time here, eat, drink, and be merry. Check out my experience staying at Boschendal Wine Farm in Franschhoek.