The vibrant harbour village of Hout Bay, 25 minutes from central Cape Town, and conveniently close to golf courses, wine estates and shopping malls, is known for its seafood restaurants, charm, style and big wave surfing.
Riverside Estate in Hout Bay is a charming and upmarket guesthouse that offers guests a variety of room choices, with sixteen stylishly decorated rooms, three swimming pools, a Cape Dutch Manor house, an elegant function venue. A tranquil, family-friendly holiday venue on a spreading, 5-acre garden.
Each cottage has been decorated in its own unique fashion and all are set on a magnificent location in the Hout Bay valley overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. If you're looking for a place to stay with a group of people or a large family then the Paddock Lodge, which sleeps six, is the perfect choice, while the Orchard Studio and River Cottage are perfect for travelling couples. The main house is an original Cape Dutch homestead, spacious, full of old world charm and brimming with of history. There are several suites, some with their own private verandahs with sweeping views of the magnificent mountains surrounding the valley.
For escaping the heat of the day there is a Roman style swimming pool and plenty of shady garden and a stream to walk along. You can also enjoy coffee and freshly-baked croissants in the breakfast room and sundowners at the poolside after another lovely day in Cape Town. Riverside Estates also has a wedding and function hall capable of seating 120 persons, and serves as a special conference and teambuilding venue.