Top 10 Safari Lodges Near Cape Town, South Africa

safari lodges cape town

Traveling to South Africa is one of the most memorable experiences you will ever have. Getting exposed to a completely different culture is a bonus. The wildlife, though, is the biggest benefit to traveling down to South Africa, as you will be treated to the Big 5 Safari adventure. Cape Town is home to some iconic places like V&A Waterfront, which reveals the beauty of Cape Town’s port. You can also enjoy breathtaking views of Cape Town by going up to Table Mountain through a century-old cable car network. When in need of some deep connection with nature, you can lose yourself at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You can explore all these sites and stay in comfort at a safari lodge on your visit to Africa. Check out the top safari lodges near Cape Town, South Africa.

1. Thali Thali Game Lodge (from USD 70)

Thali Thali Game Lodge is a little heaven on earth set up in a large reserve, measuring 1,460 hectares (3,607.7 acres). You get to have either a chalet or a luxury tent complete with a private bathroom and shower, as well as a kitchen or a kitchenette. All units are self-catering and are equipped with a patio with barbecue facilities. For entertainment, you can switch on the satellite TV, though only the chalets have them.

In case you don’t feel like cooking, you can always head to the restaurant right by the splash pool and lapa. You will enjoy guided game drives organized by the lodge, as well as three unguided nature trails. You can also make your way to West Coast National Park, a short seven-minute drive away. Cape Town is a one and a half drive away.

Thali Thali Game Lodge

Wifi Available

Address: 2 km off the R27
Accommodates: 6

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Business centre

Other accommodations near safari park

2. Windtown Lagoon Hotel (from USD 66)

Windtown Lagoon Hotel is in its own class of refinement in Langebaan. It has a water sports center and a spa. You can get beauty treatments and massages at the spa center. The water sports center offers training in various water sports, as well as water sports equipment for rent. Ensuite rooms offer great views of the pool and come with air conditioning and satellite TVs.

You will get a full breakfast each morning and can access more dining options in the form of neighboring restaurants like Breeze Restaurant. If you want more water-based fun, then you can stroll down to the beach some 150 meters (492.1 feet) away. For those desiring to get to Cape Town, it is only 78 miles (125.5 kilometers) away. Cape Town International Airport sits one and a half hours away.

Windtown Lagoon Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 9 Bree Street
Accommodates: 3

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Sauna Golf course (within 3 km) Terrace Non-smoking rooms

3. Langebaan-On-Sea (from USD 63)

This guest house offers an adults-only accommodation complete with an outdoor swimming pool to cool off in. It has ensuite rooms with a shower and a hair dryer. Free toiletries are part of the package. You will have a garden to take a break from your activities. This garden even has a barbecue grill, which allows for summertime parties.

Activities you can enjoy include windsurfing and cycling. Langebaan Yatch Club is close by for those who love to sail. You can also visit West Fossil Park, which is 13 miles (20.9 kilometers) away and Vondeling Island Reserve, which is 25 miles (40.2 kilometers) away.


Wifi Available

Address: 2 Enderstein Street
Accommodates: 4

Parking Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Fishing Free parking Internet services

4. Sandra's Guest House (from USD 76)

Sandra’s Guest House is located just a few minutes from the beach in Langebaan. It features a terrace that offers spectacular views of the lagoon and a calming atmosphere. It has a garden that you can unwind in too. It provides spacious rooms that have great natural lighting and amenities like a mini bar and air conditioning.

You will get a full English breakfast served in the dining area every day. For other dining options, you can always check out restaurants a few steps away in the center. For leisure activities, you can go to Langebaan Golf Club some 1.9 miles (3 kilometers) away or check out The West Coast Fossil Park, which is 12 miles (19.3 kilometers) away. You can also engage in bird-watching, hiking, and various water sports close by.

Sandra's Guest House

Wifi Available

Address: Corner Main and Cloete Street
Accommodates: 4

Parking Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Fishing Laundry Dry cleaning

5. Glenfinnan Guest House (from USD 92)

Glenfinnan Guest House has the perfect spot with dazzling views of the lagoon, which you can take in on the balcony. It is close to the town center such that you can take an easy stroll there. The guest house has rooms with a lounge and a desk each. Some rooms even have balconies for you to enjoy the breeze and sights. The property also offers breakfast with an option of continental or buffet.

Leisure activities near the accommodation include cycling, windsurfing, and kite surfing. Sunnypark Fun Park is just 901 meters (2,956 feet) from the establishment, with many fun activities to enjoy.

Glenfinnan Guest House

Wifi Available

Address: 15 Roode Vos Crescent
Accommodates: 2

Parking Room service Bar Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

6. Always Summer Guesthouse (from USD 37)

Always Summer Guesthouse is a quaint accommodation with an option of a room with a queen-sized bed, a queen room with garden views, or a double room. You will have access to a bathroom with a shower in each room, with free toiletries included. A hair dryer is also included. The property also provides a barbecue spot in the garden and free parking.

You can easily head to Langebaan Main Beach, which is just 99.9 meters (328 feet) away. Other activities you can enjoy in the area include cycling, snorkeling, and windsurfing.

Always Summer Guesthouse

Wifi Available

Address: 72 Hoof Street
Accommodates: 2

Parking Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Non-smoking rooms Fishing Free parking Internet services Windsurfing

7. Albatross Guest House (from USD 54)

This guest house is an eight minutes’ walk from the nearest beach, and it offers ensuite rooms with a shower and one room with a full bathroom. Other amenities in the rooms include electric blankets, beverage-making facilities, a satellite TV, and a microwave. The property stands out with its excellent customer services it gives like placing chocolate bars on pillows at night and attentive daily room service. Continental and a la carte breakfasts are available every day to help you start your day on a high note.

For outdoor excursions, you can make your way to West Coast National Park, which is 3.7 miles (6 kilometers) away.

Albatross Guesthouse

Wifi Available

Address: 9 Jutten Street
Accommodates: 4

Parking Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Fishing Business centre Laundry

8. Old Fisher House (from USD 62)

Just 100 meters (328.1 feet) from Langebaan Main Beach is Old Fisher House. This bed and breakfast gives you the convenience of being close to main attractions like Langebaan Golf Course, which is 2.4 kilometers (1.5 miles) away, Postberg Flower Reserve, and restaurants, like Koko Beach Bar and Perly’s, that are just 100 meters (328.1 feet) away. It has basic amenities, and it is well-known for its great hospitality.

Old Fisher House

Wifi Available

Address: 74 Main Street
Accommodates: 2

Parking Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Free parking Internet services Windsurfing

9. Puza Moya Guest House (from USD 62)

This guest house sits 100 meters (328.1 feet) shy of the sea. Cape Sport Center is also close by. The establishment is perfect for couples and families, as it has rooms that accommodate either two or three persons. All rooms have a mini fridge and tea- and coffee-making facilities. They also have private bathrooms.

You can find restaurants that are just 1 kilometer (0.6 mile) away. There is a myriad of activities you can engage in close by. These include kayaking, fishing, windsurfing, and cycling. You can also visit game reserves nearby.

Puza Moya Guest House

Wifi Available

Address: 7 Noord Street
Accommodates: 3

Parking Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Fishing Facilities for disabled guests

10. Le Mahi B&B and Guest House (from USD 76)

Le Mahi B&B and Guest House is located in the countryside, 1.8 kilometers (1.1 miles) from Langebaan Golf Course. You will be treated to splendid views of either the sea or the manicured gardens from your room. All rooms are stylishly furnished with luxurious beds, a lounge, a Smart TV, and a kettle.

The establishment is just 1.2 kilometers (0.7 mile) from Langebaan Beach while Paradise Beach is 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) away. You can also explore Postberg Flower Reserve, Vondeling Island Reserve, and SAS Saldanha Contractual Nature Reserve, which are all close by.

Le Mahi Guest House

Wifi Available

Address: 52 Sleigh Street
Accommodates: 4

Meeting/banquet facilities Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Ironing service Internet services

Enjoy a trip to Cape Town

South Africa offers the perfect blend of the old, modern, sophisticated, and wild side of life. You can learn so much history, marvel at the stunning scenery of abundant flora and fauna, and still stay in touch with the modern world. You get to enjoy all that South Africa has to offer and unwind in comfort at one of the the best safari lodges.

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