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About Simon's Town

The picturesque suburb of Simon’s Town is nestled in False Bay, Cape Town. Simon’s Town is significant in terms of its nautical history and is still home to the South African navy. Part of Simon’s Town’s history is the bronze statue of ‘Just Nuisance&rsq... read more

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Albatross House

Guest Houses in Simon's Town, Cape Town

Albatross House offers two self catering apartments. Each Apartment features two en suite bedrooms, a seperate lounge...

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Penguin Palace

Guest Houses in Simon's Town, Cape Town

Penguin Palace has the best decorated rooms with top quality finishes for those who require nothing but the best. We...

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R989.0

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Boulders Beach Lodge

Bed and Breakfast, Self Catering in Simon's Town, Cape Town

Boulders Beach Lodge is situated 72m from the African Penguin Colony who inhabit Boulders Beach in Simons Town.
Our o...

Braai Area
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Bar
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R500.0

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Felsensicht Holiday Home

Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Simon's Town, Cape Town

"Self-Catering Accommodation with arguably the best view in the Peninsula":
The AA Travel Guides.

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Braai Area
Full Kitchen
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R3099.0

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Simons View

Guest Houses, Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Simon's Town, Cape Town

Chart Room Sleeps 2
Comfortably and private. It includes a compact lounge and kitchenette opening onto the undercov...

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R600.0

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Break-Away

Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Simon's Town, Cape Town

Welcome to Break-Away in Simon's Town. This is a lovely 4 bedroomed self catering holiday home that is perfectly posi...

Swimming Pool
Full Kitchen
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Braai Area
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R4826

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La Pergola

Apartments, Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Simon's Town, Cape Town

La Pergola offers two sunny, north facing apartments.
The Garden Suite consists of the entire bottom floor of the hou...

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R1690.0

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El Mirador

Apartments, Self Catering in Simon's Town, Cape Town

The apartment is tastefully furnished and comprises two double bedrooms en-suite plus a further double bed with it's ...

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R800.0

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Simply Snoekie

Self Catering in Simon's Town, Cape Town

Simply Snoekie is a charming Whalers cottage that has been tastefully refurbished and is as fresh as the sea breeze.
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R1900

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The Cove

Apartments in Simon's Town, Cape Town

The Cove is a beautiful old family home situated in Sunny Cove, Fish Hoek. The home offers two elegantly furnished fa...

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R2600.0

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Bosky Dell Guest Lodge

Apartments, Cottages, Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Simon's Town, Cape Town

In a truly unique setting directly above the iconic Boulders Beach, it seems lost in time.

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R700.0

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The Flying Penguin

Bed and Breakfast in Simon's Town, Cape Town

It offers self-catering and B&B accommodation. It is a peaceful getaway, offering visitors a complete escape whilst e...

Braai Area
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R695.0

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The House of Grace

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses, Self Catering in Simon's Town, Cape Town

Guest house located in Simon's Town around 600 meters from tourist attractions, penguins, restaurants and activities ...

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R1000.0

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Cotton's Cottage

Self Catering in Simon's Town, Cape Town

Self catering cottages, comfortable bedrooms (both en-suite) and newly renovated 'live-in" kitchen with all modern co...

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R1500.0

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Rocklands Seaside Bed & Breakfast

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Simon's Town, Cape Town

Rocklands Seaside Bed and Breakfast offers beautiful en-suite rooms with uninterrupted stunning sea views. We are acr...

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R1330.0

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The Lookout

Guest Houses in Simon's Town, Cape Town

The Lookout in Simon’s Town is a beautiful, contemporary guesthouse situated a few paces from the False Bay shoreline...

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R1350.0

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Dolphin Cottage

Apartments, Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Simon's Town, Cape Town

Dolphin Cottage is perfectly located on the mountain but within an easy walking distance of the local town with a cho...

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R1200.0

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Rocklands House

Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Simon's Town, Cape Town

Comfortably furnished, double-storey holiday home overlooking False Bay just outside historic, quaint village of Simo...

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R2900.0

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Magellans Passage Guest House

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Lodge in Simon's Town, Cape Town

Magellan's Passage Guest House celebrates the discoveries of new and old; of the brave men and women who left the saf...

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R1200.0

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The Lord Nelson Inn

Bed and Breakfast, Hotels in Simon's Town, Cape Town

Accommodation is offered on a bed and breakfast basis, with a choice of 10 beautifully appointed en-suite rooms.

The...

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R955.0

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Seabreeze Luxury Two Bedroom Penthouse

Holiday Homes in Simon's Town, Cape Town

This luxurious, spacious 2 bedroom 2 bathroom penthouse with outdoor Jacuzzi is idyllically located, offering stunnin...

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R2500.0

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Whale View Manor Guest House

Boutique Hotels, Guest Houses in Simon's Town, Cape Town

Whale View Manor lies among three of the Cape's ecological treasures: Cape Peninsula Nature Reserve, Boulders Beach (...

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R1370.0

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Aqua Terra

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Simon's Town, Cape Town

Aqua Terra boasts a patio with breathtaking views across False Bay with an infinity pool.

In Winter, Aqua Terra has ...

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R2000.0

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Oceans Drift Guest House

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Simon's Town, Cape Town

Nestled on the mountainside with sweeping views of the bay, Oceans Drift offers a warm welcome and luxury accommodati...

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R1800.0

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Simonstown Penthouse

Apartments, Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Simon's Town, Cape Town

DStv full bouquet
Fireplace
Fully equipped granny flat and kitchen
Tumble dryer
Sun deck chairs and hammock

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R2300.0

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The Grosvenor Guest House

Guest Houses, Self Catering in Simon's Town, Cape Town

Beautifully appointed, spacious 4 star quality rooms. Choose from our sea facing suites or self-catering cottages wit...

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R998.0

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Rocklands Nest

Self Catering in Simon's Town, Cape Town

Comfortably furnished holiday home overlooking False Bay sleeping 6 people in 3 bedrooms. Swimming pool and Jacuzzi ...

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R1975.0

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Penguins View Guesthouse

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses, Self Catering in Simon's Town, Cape Town

This beautiful 3 level house in Simon's Town provides luxury self-catering accommodation with stunning views across F...

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R1400.0

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Umnenge House

Apartments, Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Simon's Town, Cape Town

Minimum stay of 3 days. A luxurious two-bedroom self-contained unit is available for short- and long-term rental.
Two...

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R4500.0

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Mariner Guest House

Guest Houses in Simon's Town, Cape Town

Mariner Guesthouse is architecturally designed with space, comfort and luxury in mind for its guests. The decor is a...

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R925.0

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Nearby Attractions & Landmarks

Just Nuisance, Boulders Beach

More info about Simon's Town

The picturesque suburb of Simon’s Town is nestled in False Bay, Cape Town. Simon’s Town is significant in terms of its nautical history and is still home to the South African navy. Part of Simon’s Town’s history is the bronze statue of ‘Just Nuisance’ which stands in Jubilee Square. Just Nuisance was a famous Great Dane who was awarded the title of Able Seaman in the navy. 

Simon’s Town has a quaint village feel with many cobbled streets and old cottages. It is superb to visit during the early and late winter months, as it is north facing, getting the warm winter sun.

 

Things to do

Jubilee Square, home to the famous Just Nuisance statue, is also a vibrant area filled with little shops and restaurants. It has beautiful views overlooking the harbour and is a perfect place to take a stroll next to the sea, or sit down, have a coffee and take in the spectacular view. 

It is only natural that such a historical town be filled with fabulous museums. The South African Naval Museum is a museum which showcases Simon’s Town’s rich naval history. This museum is great if you are interested in ships and submarines, their weapons and equipment. The museum is part of the South African Navy and is staffed by naval personnel.

Operating out of Simon’s Town harbour, Big Blue Fishing Charters offers the ultimate experience in deep sea big game, tuna and inshore game and reef fishing. Big Blue Fishing Charters is located close to some of the best fishing grounds in the Cape waters. Fishing can be enjoyed all year round.

If you’re keen on hearing about the rich history of Simon’s Town right from its waters then a cruise aboard the Spirit of Just Nuisance is for you. Take a slow cruise around the bay while enjoying all the historic sights and beautiful scenery. You may spot some birdlife, seals or even a whale.

One of Simon’s Town’s most notable attractions is Boulders Beach, known for its large penguin colony. Boulders is perfect for a leisurely swim between the rocks, family picnics on the beach or strolling on the walkways while observing the penguin life. These African penguins are endangered so make sure you are cautious while in their environment. Other family friendly beaches to visit in the area include Seaforth, Long Beach, Fisherman’s Beach and Windmill Beach.

 

Where to eat

The Black Marlin Restaurant is well known for its delicious seafood. During summer you can enjoy al fresco dining in the garden, or enjoy a fabulous lunch or dinner indoors. From July to December you might even be lucky enough to do some whale watching while enjoying your meal.

For afternoon tea why not try Simon’s Town’s quaint little patisserie, The Sweetest Thing, for truly sumptious cakes, pastries and pies.

The Salty Seadog is casual fish and chips dining at its best. It is a local favourite and offers fabulous views of the harbour as well as freshly prepared calamari, prawns, squid and catch of the day.

Situated just above Boulders Beach, Boulders Beach Lodge and Restaurant offers spectacular views and a menu which is revised every few months, complemented by an extensive wine list. This restaurant is well known for their breakfasts and relaxed atmosphere.

The Sophia Gallery and Tibetan Teahouse, is set in a beautiful old house, offering great vegetarian and vegan food, as well as cakes. The teahouse also has room called the Sanctuary which is used for meditation and events, a shop, and a Spiritual Art Gallery. 

 

Where to stay

Simon’s Town is filled with beautiful mountainside guesthouses, self catering accommodation and bed and breakfasts with unsurpassed views of False Bay. 

 

Transport

Car Rental: The easiest way to travel around Simon’s Town is by car. Car rentals can be booked online or organised at Cape Town International Airport.

Air: Simon’s Town is situated approximately 50km away from Cape Town International Airport. 

Taxis/Cabs: Taxi services are ideal for short trips around the area 

Train: Simon’s Town has a railway station and can be accessed by train. You can also travel all the way to Cape Town's CBD from Simon's Town.

 

Did you know?

Simon’s Town is often referred to as Simonstown, or misspelt as Simonestwon, Simones Town, and Simon Town.

It was originally named Simon’s Vlek after Simon van der Stel, who was once the Dutch governor of the Cape Colony.

Simon’s Town became a legendary port in 1814 when it was established as a naval base.