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Bushbaby Boutique for couples!

Whilst we only feature properties that accept children of all ages on the website, here we detail some special 5 Star boutique hotels and guest houses ideal for couples. Please enquire for further information and prices.

South Africa

Cape Town

Ellerman House, Bantry Bay

At the beginning of the last century, after falling under the spell of this bay “at the ends of the earth”, the ship owner Sir John Ellerman decided to build an elegant mansion facing the ocean, dominating Bantry Bay, just 10 minutes from the centre of Cape Town and Clifton beaches. Whether you choose the opulent atmosphere of Ellerman House or the modern art gallery style of its annex, Ellerman Villa, you too will fall under the spell of this address that combines all the pleasures of Cape Town. Enjoy the gourmet cuisine, tasting fine vintage wines and surveying the impressive private art collection, plus a view of the Atlantic that is quite simply stunning!

Kensington Place, Higgovale

This luxury hotel, located in a leafy suburb close to a variety of restaurants and within striking distance of the beaches, offers spectacular views of Table Mountain . The rooms are spacious and tastefully decorated in the most contemporary style. Facilities include twin/king size beds, iPod docking facilities, safe and laptop and Skype phone facilities.

Tintswalo Atlantic, Hout Bay

The Hotel is uniquely located on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean within the Cape Mountain reserve in Hout Bay, approx 40 mins from central Cape Town. Seclusion and privacy characterize this luxurious seaside hideaway from where you can feel the spray as well as smell the ocean air.

Atlantic View Boutique Hotel, Camps Bay

This prime property is a few minutes by car or a short walk to the world renowned beaches of Camps Bay and Clifton together with its many excellent restaurants and shops. The enthusiastic team will look after your every need whilst you enjoy the sweeping spectacular 180 degree views from Table Mountain and the Twelve Apostles to the Southern Atlantic where the sunset is celebrated with complimentary wine and hors-d’oeuvres – Complimentary!

Winelands

Clouds Estate, Stellenbosch

With one of the most celebrated views in the Cape, Clouds Estate is an undiscovered gem in the heart of the Winelands. This unique boutique vineyard & guest estate is situated next to Delaire Graff Estate at the crest of the Helshoogte Pass, overlooking the beautiful Banhoek Valley, with the majestic Drakenstein & Simonsberg mountains taking pride of place in the foreground.

River Manor Boutique Hotel & Spa The hotel nestles beneath ancient oaks beside a river in the leafy heart of historic Stellenbosch. This gracious retreat forms an ideal base for exploring the Winelands and beyond when you choose to venture beyond its calm ambience.

The Last Word Franschoek Beautifully restored in the Cape Huguenot tradition, this intimate hotel features an elegant, sophisticated interior with a handsome mixture of classic and contemporary furnishings. A wooden decked balcony affords spectacular views across the mountains, the perfect spot for a sundowner after relaxing around the private pool. It is also only a minutes walk from the many excellent award-winning restaurants and numerous character-filled boutique style shops and art galleries.

Gable Manor Guest House, Franschoek Gable Manor offers 4 individually decorated deluxe double bedrooms and two elegant suites with separate lounges which fulfill all the needs of a discerning traveler. Colours are muted and the atmosphere is one of understated elegance with clever touches of thoughtful home-from-home luxury. The sheltered central pool courtyard features a sparkling plunge pool whilst the adjoining lounge provides instant shade and comfortable cane furniture, an honesty bar and shower facilities (ideal for early arrivals and late departures).

Overberg

Birkenhead Country House, Hermanus

Perched high on the Hermanus cliffs, the regal Birkenhead House and deluxe adjacent Villa, overlook the whale watching paradise of Walker Bay.Encompassing just 11 suites, you are ensured the utmost in privacy, luxury and personal care when staying at Birkenhead House. All suites offer views of glittering Walker Bay or the hulking Overberg Mountains.

Cliff Lodge, De Kelders

Set on the cliffs, right above the sea with breathtaking views across Walker Bay, Cliff Lodge is 25 minutes from Hermanus in the tranquil village of De Kelders. Here you will find only 5 luxurious, individually decorated bedrooms which have sea views and open onto outside patios. Guests have the use of a comfortable communal guest lounge and a spacious balcony overlooking the sea, enhanced by personal service. There is a sea front plunge pool and various massage therapies are available, creating the perfect spot for combining relaxation and whale watching!

Garden Route

Tsala Treetop Lodge

Set amidst the treetops of an indigenous forest, 10 luxury hide-away suites constructed of stone, wood and glass comprise of a sumptuous bedroom, an elegant sitting room with fireplace and spacious bathroom. Extending into the forest is a private deck for dining al fresco and each suite has its own infinity pool, seemingly suspended in the air. The addition of 6 contemporary designed, luxury two bedroom villas are ideal for couples travelling together or with older children.

Views Boutique Hotel & Spa

VIEWS has been designed to echo the hues and beauty of the beachfront it crowns. Light is an integral design feature with tall atriums bejeweled with hanging glass sculptures bathing the interior with natural sunlight. Despite the wonders of Wilderness beach being just below, guests may prefer the privacy of the roof-top Pool Deck and sun-terrace or whilst indoors, the Lounge takes full advantage of the seascape. The Spa uses a blend of marine technology and the latest spa treatments to restore balance and wellness.

Emily Moon River Lodge, Plettenberg

The 8 separate luxurious lodges, which nestle along the Southern bank of the Bitou River, afford sumptious fittings enhanced by African contemporary design, all with breathtaking views from private viewing decks! Whilst there is a family unit for those with older children (8 plus) most are designed for adults only. A leafy boardwalk winds its way through the indigenous planting to the private guest pool and canoes.