Destination guide

Elegant Simon's Town will entice you

The ocean views and forests provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Simon's Town. This city's coral reefs, seafood restaurants and boating draw many visitors. Table Mountain and Boulders Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Simon's Town

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Simon's Town a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Simon's Town Country Club (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Wooley's Tidal Pool (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Clovelly Country Club (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Cape Point Vineyards (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Westlake Golf Club (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Steenberg Wine Estate (9 mi / 14.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Simon's Town

Travelers appreciate the beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches, which is just a taste of what Simon's Town has to offer. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Simon's Town is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Table Mountain (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Boulders Beach (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Cape of Good Hope (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Fisherman's Beach (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Scarborough Beach (4.3 mi / 7 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Simon's Town

Fly into Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.), the closest airport, located 18 mi (28.9 km) from the city center.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Simonstown Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Where to stay around Simon's Town?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 70 vacation rentals near Simon's Town. From 29 Houses to 16 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 Simon's Town for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Simon's Town?

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 Simon's Town:

  • Greenmarket Square: 1,265 vacation rentals
  • Mouille Point: 92 vacation rentals
  • Bo-Kaap: 261 vacation rentals
  • Green Point: 247 vacation rentals
  • Fresnaye: 113 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 Simon's Town?

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

  • Boulders Beach: 716 vacation rentals
  • Foxy Beach: 736 vacation rentals
  • Simon's Town Museum: 851 vacation rentals
  • Fishermans Beach: 613 vacation rentals
  • Simon's Town Country Club: 651 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Simon's Town 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 Simon's Town?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 29 Houses in Simon's Town. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Simon's Town include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 16 rentals available
  • Villas: 7 rentals available
  • Cabins: 11 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 Simon's Town?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 20 vacation rentals with pool available in Simon's Town. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.