Beachfront vacation rentals in South Africa

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Top-rated beachfront rentals in South Africa

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Home in South Cape DC
Amazing Garden Route Getaway
Exclusive living with breathtaking views. All solar - when the rest of Knysna is dark, we are on!! Two main bedrooms with a flexible study and a loft that also can be used as bedrooms. Views of mountains, rich local vegetation, river and sea. The getaway of a lifetime! Fully equipped and modern with high speed wifi for workaholics. Close to Knysna’s trendy restaurants/shops, but you'll feel a million miles away. Perfect for couples and families. 3 min walk to world renowned Noetzie Beach.
Sep 7 – 14
$97 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 110 reviews
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Villa in Gqeberha
Sun Villa ~ seaside holiday home with pool
Sun Villa is located on the shore of Seaview Port Elizabeth, with uninterrupted sea views from almost every room, deck and swimming pool overlooking the ocean. See dolphin feeding and surfing the waves year round from your bedroom window, or enjoy the great migration of whales in the winter Borehole water Pool safety net 4 sea facing Queen bedrooms 3 Ensuite bathrooms, 1 family bathroom Open plan living & entertainment area + indoor braai Smart Tv DSTV Now Double garage on remote Safe & secure
Sep 25 – Oct 2
$141 per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 171 reviews
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Home in Cape Town
Seaside Mountain Retreat in Misty Cliffs w/ Sauna
Seaside mountain retreat in exclusive Misty Cliffs nature reserve with endless views, pool and large fynbos garden with private path down to the beach. This architect designed wooden bungalow is perfect for exploring Cape Point and the Southern Peninsula or just switching off and relaxing in the verdant immersion of a conservation village. Featuring 2 large en-suite bedrooms as well as a cosy loft and additional bunkbeds for the kids. The house is just 45 minutes from Cape Town city centre.
Jul 8 – 15
$450 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 104 reviews

Popular amenities for South Africa beachfront rentals

Pet-friendly beachfront home rentals

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Home in Dolphin Coast
Emolweni Beach House - *6 Adults / 4 Children*
Dec 4 – 11
$392 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 122 reviews
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Loft in Cape Town
The Loft
Aug 17 – 24
$114 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 128 reviews
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Farm stay in Gqeberha
The Red Shed - Relaxed Farm Stay
Aug 17 – 24
$80 per night
4.87 out of 5 average rating, 317 reviews
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Guest suite in Saldanha
Weskus beach cottage - Solar Powered - Unit 2
May 21 – 28
$47 per night
4.86 out of 5 average rating, 173 reviews
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Apartment in Cape Town
Modern & Luxurious Apartment in St James, Kalkbay⭐️
Jul 31 – Aug 7
$48 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 348 reviews
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Cottage in Hermanus
Langbaai Beach Cottage - stone throw from beaches!
Sep 17 – 24
$79 per night
4.86 out of 5 average rating, 129 reviews
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Cottage in Cape Town
The Hide Away - Romantic Cottage to Watch Whales
Sep 6 – 13
$106 per night
4.79 out of 5 average rating, 242 reviews
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Home in Sedgefield
Myoli’s View Pet Friendly Beach House
Sep 15 – 22
$150 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 181 reviews
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Apartment in Cape Town
Ocean Loft self catering directly on the beach
Oct 19 – 26
$53 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 180 reviews
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Home in Cape Town
1 min to beach, 24hr Electricity, Scarborough
Jun 26 – Jul 3
$161 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 140 reviews
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Home in De Kelders
Private path to beach, back-up power
Oct 10 – 17
$156 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 241 reviews
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Home in Saint Helena Bay
the house at the beach, designer West Coast escape
Jan 14 – 21
$422 per night
4.88 out of 5 average rating, 189 reviews

Beachfront home rentals with a pool

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Guest suite in Cape Town
Everview Suite
Sep 27 – Oct 4
$492 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 475 reviews
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Condo in Umdloti
The Shore Break
Jan 17 – 24
$41 per night
4.82 out of 5 average rating, 141 reviews
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Apartment in Cape Town
217 On The Beach, Cape Town
Jan 30 – Feb 6
$86 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 147 reviews
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Condo in Umhlanga
Lagoon Drive Luxury Beachfront Nest
Jan 18 – 25
$75 per night
4.79 out of 5 average rating, 160 reviews
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Apartment in Wilderness
Sky Light Apt 3
Feb 3 – 10
$58 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 161 reviews
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Home in Cape Town
Villa Ondine: Cape Town Beach House
Oct 5 – 12
$679 per night
4.78 out of 5 average rating, 296 reviews
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Guesthouse in Dolphin Coast
Seascape
Nov 10 – 17
$40 per night
4.81 out of 5 average rating, 462 reviews
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Farm stay in Plettenberg Bay
The Hideaway at Hillandale Farm
Jun 10 – 17
$146 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 206 reviews
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Apartment in Umdloti
Umdloti Beach apartment "SEA the VIEW"
Oct 12 – 19
$46 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 122 reviews
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Condo in La Mercy
Seaside Heaven -No Powercuts, Private pool, Family
Jun 22 – 29
$200 per night
4.85 out of 5 average rating, 116 reviews
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Apartment in Umdloti
511 Umdloti Resort WOW! Spectacular breakers view
May 29 – Jun 5
$86 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 167 reviews
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Condo in Cape Town
On the Rocks in Bantry Bay
Nov 13 – 20
$235 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 197 reviews

Private beachfront home rentals

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Tiny home in Hout Bay
The Reservoir Pod
Jan 8 – 15
$65 per night
4.88 out of 5 average rating, 155 reviews
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Cabin in Knysna
Knysna Lodge Glamping Self Catering Cabin 3
Apr 23 – 30
$60 per night
4.87 out of 5 average rating, 342 reviews
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Apartment in Cape Town
Ocean View 7 | 2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom in Blouberg
May 31 – Jun 7
$68 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 158 reviews
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Apartment in Cape Town
Amazing Ocean Views from Every Room! Backup Power!
Sep 17 – 24
$132 per night
4.88 out of 5 average rating, 165 reviews
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Home in Cape Town
The Sky Cabin Misty Cliffs
Aug 9 – 16
$303 per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 133 reviews
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Condo in Cape Town
Clifton Sands F2 Valhalla 1st Beach Apartment
May 10 – 17
$287 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 205 reviews
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Apartment in Cape Town
Superb apartment with incredible views
Oct 10 – 17
$59 per night
4.83 out of 5 average rating, 172 reviews
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Cottage in Margate
SeaFront Selfcatering Studio at PrivateHolidayHome
Mar 31 – Apr 5
$34 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 213 reviews
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Apartment in Durban
1 Bed Comfortable unit, uncapped wifi, Netflix
Apr 26 – May 3
$64 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 152 reviews
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Home in Langebaan
Beachfront family apartment-Direct beach access.
Aug 18 – 25
$82 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 167 reviews
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Apartment in Saint Francis Bay
WOW - Beachfront apartment with large sunny deck
May 26 – Jun 2
$32 per night
4.78 out of 5 average rating, 241 reviews
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Cottage in Cape Town
Driftwood Cottage
May 6 – 13
$43 per night
4.86 out of 5 average rating, 190 reviews

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