Destination guide

Delight in the oceanfront landscape of Clifton

The ocean views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Clifton. This welcoming city allures visitors with its spas and restaurants. Table Mountain and South African National Gallery are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Clifton

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Clifton has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Two Oceans Aquarium (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Sea Point Swimming Pool (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Grand Parade Square (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Metropolitan Golf Club (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Hisense Wheel of Excellence (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Beau Constantia (5.6 mi / 9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Clifton

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Clifton is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Table Mountain (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens (4.9 mi / 8 km)
  • Clifton Bay Beach (0.2 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Maiden's Cove (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Lions Head (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Camps Bay Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Clifton

The nearest airport is in Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.), located 12.9 mi (20.8 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Clifton?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 105 vacation rentals near Clifton. From 14 Houses to 60 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Clifton for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Clifton?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Clifton:

  • Camps Bay: 191 vacation rentals
  • Cape Town City Centre: 317 vacation rentals
  • Sea Point: 217 vacation rentals
  • Fish Hoek: 51 vacation rentals
  • Hout Bay: 103 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Clifton?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Clifton. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Clifton Bay Beach: 1,608 vacation rentals
  • Camps Bay Beach: 1,613 vacation rentals
  • South Africa Library: 1,610 vacation rentals
  • Victoria & Alfred Waterfront: 1,577 vacation rentals
  • Africa Centre: 1,596 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Clifton listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Clifton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 14 Houses in Clifton. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Clifton include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 60 rentals available
  • Villas: 18 rentals available
  • Cabins: 12 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Clifton?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 43 vacation rentals with pool available in Clifton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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