Welcome to Arniston

Arniston Seaside Cottages offers self-catering accommodation in the popular seaside resort of Arniston. We are just a 2 hour drive from Cape Town and are set in one of the Cape's most exquisite locations, next to a 120-year-old fishing village, surrounded by pristine beaches and nature reserves. Our thatch-roofed cottages are within walking distance of safe and child-friendly beaches. The cottages are serviced daily, allowing you to live the relaxed lifestyle of Arniston. Arniston was voted ‘One of the World’s Best Hideaways’ by Time Magazine. Here Mother Nature ensures that you get away from it all.

Your Child-Friendly Breakaway in Nature

Arniston Seaside Cottages are 3-star graded by the South African Tourism Board. We offer many accommodation options – there are smaller units as well as larger cottages that they can be combined to accommodate groups of any size, from a honeymoon couple to a party of 80. The peaceful ambience is enhanced by light and airy living areas and balconies with panoramic views of the endless unspoilt ocean. The cottages are suitable for children of all ages and you may also bring your pets, by arrangement. There is also so much to do in and around Arniston. You can swim, fish or snorkel on our unspoilt coastline or go for rewarding walks or bicycle rides on the endless shores.

COVID-19 Update

The Arniston Seaside Cottages are open for business.


Our Cottages

Our luxury thatch-roofed cottages have quarry-tile floors, reed ceilings and open log fireplaces. They have guest-house bouquet DStv and undercover outdoor barbecue areas. Some balconies have panoramic views of the sea.

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About Arniston

Arniston was named after a ship that wrecked on these shores in 1815. This beautiful small town is perched between two nature reserves on a pristine, unspoilt coastline. A true natural wonder waiting to be experienced.

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Explore the Area

There is so much to do in and around Arniston. You can swim, fish, snorkel or take beautiful walks on the endless coastline. The dunes are perfect for a 4x4 adventure. Southern Right whales can be spotted here too.

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We are 3-star graded by the South African Tourism Board (SATOUR).