Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Grotto Bay, South Africa - Updated 2024

Elah Angelica
Elah Angelica 
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Nestled in Western Cape, Grotto Bay is a coastal paradise and a private nature reserve. It is a favorite destination for tourists who like water-based activities and treating themselves to a much-deserved and relaxing holiday away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Dolphins swimming in the bay is a common sight but it’s a magical experience for tourists. Grotto Bay is a private property that showcases charming whitewashed homes with Hamptons-style interiors. The bay is adorned with gorgeous Strandveld and Sandveld bush that flowers in the summer. Planning to spend a holiday on this side of the Western Cape? Browse through this list of the top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in Grotto Bay, South Africa.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status. recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 07, 2024.

1. Barn-style haven with lots of natural light (from USD 158)

Just a few steps from the beach, this barn-style accommodation boasts bright furnishings and expansive glass windows that allow natural light to permeate inside. Aside from that, it is surrounded by a stunning sea view that is sure to enchant guests. Three cozy bedrooms and four spotless baths are housed in this abode. It is equipped with a semi-open living space, a dining set, and a fully stocked kitchen. Also, it has a side yard with outdoor seating.

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Grotto Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
16.95 km (10.6 mi) from Koeberg Nature Reserve
76 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house has ample space and is very comfortable
Cleanliness:
the house is very modern clean and comes well equipped with anything and everything you need
their place is absolutely stunning and clean with beautiful views
Host:
bridget and her husband were wonderful hosts
bridget is an excellent host and i would highly recommend the house
oh and bridget is wonderful and very accommodating
Location:
the location is great the house is much bigger than i expected and it has everything you need
wow - what a beautiful place
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2. Charming guesthouse with three bedrooms (from USD 201)

Exposed beams, gorgeous hardwood flooring, white walls, and rustic accents dominate the interiors of this vacation rental, making it a charming haven to go home to after a long day at the beach. Besides the pleasing aesthetics, it will impress you with an array of delightful amenities. It houses three comfortable bedrooms, two spotless baths with walk-in showers and a bathtub, and a roomy dining set. More so, it has an open-plan living room with great views, a deck where you can marvel at the beauty of nature, and a patio.

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Grotto Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
17.32 km (10.8 mi) from Koeberg Nature Reserve
26 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely comfortable beds with soft linen and stylish furnishings
the house is wel decorated with great quality of light and generous rooms
Cleanliness:
the house was sparkling clean and very stylishly decorated but still has a wonderful beach cottage charm
Host:
martin was a wonderful host
Location:
a short walk to a beautiful private beach
the location is wonderful a quiet sleepy secure community
had a fantastic family weekend away the house is in a great location very clean and comfortable
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3. Beach house with amazing sunset views (from USD 148)

Imagine waking up to panoramic views of the turquoise-colored waters and the pleasant feel of coastal air against your skin. This vacation rental can make this dreamy experience possible as it is a short walk away from the beach. Beach views can be seen even when you’re in the comforts of the house, thanks to its floor-to-ceiling windows. This holiday home showcases a living room with a flat-screen TV, a fully equipped kitchen, three bedrooms, two baths, a sunroom, a patio with barbecue facilities, and WiFi.

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Grotto Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
16.95 km (10.6 mi) from Koeberg Nature Reserve
39 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
play room for small child with lots of great toys
Cleanliness:
stylish modern sparkling clean and super relaxing
Host:
a special thanks to the thoughtful hosts for the welcome gift
Location:
quiet restful and absolutely beautiful
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4. Lovely accommodation with a pool (from USD 528)

Looking for fantastic accommodations in Grotto Bay? You might want to check out this beach house set in an idyllic location filled with wildflowers and beautiful nature views. The beach is within walking distance. This vacation rental has a bunch of amenities waiting for its guests, including an outdoor swimming pool. It features four clean and cozy bedrooms, six beds, and four-and-a-half baths. An open-plan kitchen complete with cooking essentials is at your disposal. A ping pong table and WiFi are available for guests’ convenience.

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Grotto Bay, West Coast, South Africa
17.45 km (10.9 mi) from Koeberg Nature Reserve
49 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
solar heated pool was amazing
Cleanliness:
spacious airy tastefully designed and decorated with a lovely outdoor and pool area
Host:
thank you for being a great host
friendly organised and very helpful host
chantal was a wonderful host to her delightful house
chantal is a great host and extremely accommodating thank you for the amazing stay
amazing house and areachantal very helpful hosthighly recommended
Location:
a truly wonderful location and stylish house
great location with awesome views awesome space and entertainment area which makes it perfect a break-away
peaceful and private location in a private nature reserve
a true place to relax and soak up the outdoors
honestly such a beautiful and peaceful stay a short walk to the beach and surrounded by tranquil nature
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5. Fantastic holiday home with a sundeck

If you are looking for family-friendly accommodation in Grotto Bay, this vacation rental might pique your interest. Up to eight guests can enjoy this abode’s comfort and convenience. WiFi is accessible throughout the house. This holiday home has three bedrooms with clean sheets and flat-screen TVs and three-and-a-half baths with walk-in showers. More so, it has a kitchen with superb amenities, an open-plan living room, and a bar area. Outside, there’s a little pool with poolside seating.

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Grotto Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
17.14 km (10.7 mi) from Koeberg Nature Reserve
48 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
hospitality was great extremely clean & spotless loved this house so much & definitely exceeded my expectations
Host:
martin was a excellent host
Location:
great location beautiful space and awesome braai room
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6. Luxurious villa with a theater room (from USD 317)

If elegant vacation rentals with spectacular sea views interest you, you will surely fall in love with this charming beach house. It is a beautiful villa with an airy ambiance and superb amenities. It is perfect for families or friends as it welcomes up to eight guests. It houses four bedrooms with king-sized beds and outdoor views, four baths with walk-in showers, and a kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances. In addition to these, this vacation rental has several indoor and outdoor lounge areas and a swimming pool with poolside furniture.

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Grotto Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
17.52 km (10.9 mi) from Koeberg Nature Reserve
31 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
kitchen fully equipped 2 x dishwashers such a treat
Host:
martin was a lovely host the house was amazing and we will definately be going back :)
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7. Marvelous retreat for eight (from USD 116)

With a stunning exterior and an even more impressive interior design, this beach house is inarguably one of the prettiest vacation rentals you will ever find in Grotto Bay. It is bright, tastefully furnished, well-equipped, and has a home-away-from-home atmosphere that helps guests relax. It houses an open-plan living space, a full kitchen with cooking and laundry facilities, and a semi-outdoor table setting directly facing the sea. Four bedrooms and four baths are housed in this retreat, welcoming a group of up to eight guests.

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Grotto Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
17.16 km (10.7 mi) from Koeberg Nature Reserve
97 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the satellite tv is excellent and the indoor furniture very comfortable
the balance of sun and shade is good and the furniture very comfortable
lovely house in a secure nature reserve that’s spacious and cozy at the same time
Cleanliness:
very clean and with everything we needed
very clean and easy to keep it so
the beds were super comfy with new linen and towels and in general the house was squeaky clean
the house was lovely spacious clean and well stocked with everything we needed
super clean and well stocked with all you’ll need for a beach weekend away
Host:
our host martin was wonderful
martin was a wonderful host
martin is an extreme friendly and chilled host
martin was a very friendly and helpful host
martin was super friendly and a really great host
Location:
great peaceful location for relaxing
the house and location was wonderful
house was in a great location just a small walk to the beach
the perfect house in the most beautiful location
a beautiful location with uninterrupted views and a short walk to the beach
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8. Dreamy beach house on the coastline of Grotto Bay (from USD 137)

This lovely vacation rental is tucked in nature and close to the beach, offering the best of Grotto Bay. It has all the recipes for an unforgettable holiday: a serene environment, a dreamy setting, and a gorgeous beach. Aside from the perfect vacation setting, this accommodation offers complete amenities that guarantee convenience. It features an open-plan living area with a fireplace, a kitchen with cookware and cutlery, and a rustic dining set. It houses three sunny bedrooms and two baths. There’s also a sundeck with barbecue facilities, perfect for grill nights.

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Grotto Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
17.55 km (11.0 mi) from Koeberg Nature Reserve
105 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi connection was extremely good and allowed me to connect with home regularly
loved reading our books on the indoor net/sky bed
the house is very comfortable stylish and has great amenities
Cleanliness:
house is clean and beautiful
the entire house was very neat and clean felt like home away from home
Host:
toni is a great host and we’ll definitely return
absolutely fantastic very cosy perfect host beautiful
lovely house - with everything you could possibly need communication with host was great; reception was friendly and efficient
toni was also very helpful responsive and welcoming
Location:
beautiful location and stunning house
we had a wonderfull time at the best beach location in grotto bay offering more than what we expected
and best of all it is so close to cape town
if you need a break to clear your head this place is perfect
loved grotto bay - will definitely be back over the summer toni’s place is quaint and beautifully designed
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9. Superb retreat close to the beach (from USD 103)

This holiday haven is fully equipped and close to the beach, providing guests with quick access to refreshing waters and outdoor opportunities. This accommodation welcomes all types of guests, whether you are a family or a couple on a romantic getaway. Besides three bedrooms and two baths, it has a kitchen, a lounge area, and a laundry room. Plus, it has a sundeck for admiring the sunrise or sunset.

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Grotto Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
17.24 km (10.8 mi) from Koeberg Nature Reserve
23 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Host:
she was very helpful and really went the extra mile to accommodate us
jeanne was a very good host all needed information provided and also very responsvide to enquiries
Location:
the house and area is ideal for a quiet peaceful holiday where you can rest and relax
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10. Beautiful cottage with two decked verandas

Experience a blissful and relaxing vacation when you make this lovely rental your home in Grotto Bay. It boasts direct views of the sea and gives off a relaxing atmosphere. The path leading to the entrance of the house is lined with perfectly manicured green. Inside, there are two bedrooms, two baths, and a kitchen with cookware and cutlery. Also, this accommodation has a dining set, a living room, and a verandah with lovely furniture. The deck allows alfresco dining, perfect for romantic dinners.

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Grotto Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
17.24 km (10.8 mi) from Koeberg Nature Reserve
71 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the most amazing sunsets from the deck amazing house with everything you need and such comfortable bedding
Cleanliness:
the place was exceptionally clean and stylish
the house is stylish clean and well maintained
the simple clean decor is really beautifully done and suited our minimalist ambitions
accommodation was clean and stylishly decorated
beautiful house everything you need and very clean
Host:
martin was such a kind and welcoming host
martin is an amazing host; a really lovely and warm person with a gift for hospitality
martin is very friendly and helpful
the perfect private piece of paradise lovely host and lovely space
martin was the perfect host and helped us with whatever we needed
Location:
the location is amazing
great location lovely beach walking-distance from house
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Have a relaxing holiday in Grotto Bay

Grotto Bay is one of the fantastic destinations in Western Cape, South Africa. It is a coastal private property that offers dreamy shores, breathtaking views, and an abundance of outdoor opportunities. Come to this lovely paradise, and book accommodation from this list of the 10 best Airbnb vacation rentals in Grotto Bay, South Africa.

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