The Hideaways Club - Villa Arabella (HS)
The Hideaways Club - Villa Arabella (HS)
The Hideaways Club - Villa Arabella (HS)
The Hideaways Club - Villa Arabella (HS)
The Hideaways Club - Villa Arabella (HS)
The Hideaways Club - Villa Arabella (HS)

The Hideaways Club - Villa Arabella (HS)

Western Cape, South Africa

5 - 15 Keys 4 Bedrooms 8 Guests 1 bath


The Hideaways Club - Villa Arabella (HS)

This property is a part of The Hideaways Club and accessible to THIRDHOME members through a collaboration with HotelSwaps. The stay is for 7 days only and exchange basis is Sat-Sat (no flexibility). For requests please contact Member Experience at

Magnificent Villa Arabella is set in the Arabella Estate, on South Africa’s Western Cape. Cape Town, Stellenbosch and Franschhoek are all within an hour’s drive; closer to home are the shops, art galleries and restaurants of Hermanus and Kleinmond, not to mention some of the finest beaches on the coast.

The exclusive Arabella Estate, known as 'Arabella', is a gated estate with an 18-hole champion golf course (rated number 2 in South Africa) and a five-star hotel, boasting two fine dining restaurants and a wellness centre and spa.

Residents of this luxury home in Western Cape have access to all of the estate's facilities and services (fees apply). They also benefit from its spectacular views of the lagoon - the largest natural lagoon in South Africa - and the mountains beyond.

If the estate is dramatic, then so is this contemporary four-bedroom luxury villa. The double-height, open-plan living area overlooks the pool and garden, and features soaring timber ceilings, rustic-chic stone walls and floor-to-ceiling windows. This fabulous space leads onto the pool terrace, where there is another, more casual dining area.

The drama continues on the first floor where there is a spacious lounge and bar area with contemporary sofas and tables. Sitting here as the sun sets, listening to the wildlife in the lagoon, with a glass of perfectly chilled Sauvignon Blanc, really is a unique experience.
All of the villa's bedrooms are decorated in muted, earthy shades of cream and caramel with well-chosen African artwork. As elsewhere, the floor-to-ceiling windows make the most of the abundant natural light.

There is a host of things to do in the immediate area, from mountain biking, bird watching and hiking to sailing and trout fishing. This luxury home also offers easy access to all of the must-do sites and activities on the Western Cape - the problem might well be finding time to fit them all in.


Four bedrooms, sleeping eight, three with their own en-suite bathroom or shower room, and one further shower room
Large open-plan living and dining area overlooking the pool and garden
The first floor has a spacious lounge and bar area with access to a terrace and views of the nearby lagoon and mountains
Large windows make full use of the natural light
The interiors feature dramatic wooden beamed ceiling and grey stone walls.

PLEASE NOTE: This property is available to THIRDHOME members through a collaboration with HotelSwaps and, as such, each stay is governed by their Terms and Conditions which can be found here:

If a Guest Member cancels their reservation, for any reason, there are no refunds available, amendments to this booking are not possible.

If you have any questions about this property and weeks (not requests) please email:

By booking this property you acknowledge that you are responsible for paying any potential local city and tourism taxes related to your stay at the time of check out.

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Property Details


Single Family Home with 2 levels
4 bedrooms, 1 bath, 0 square feet, 0 square meters


Full, Full, Full, and Full
8 guests maximum

Nearest airport

Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
1hour 30min by car

Property View

The largest natural lagoon in South Africa and the mountains beyond.

Property ID



No Pets Allowed
Not Handicap Accessible
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Activities of Interest

  • Arts
  • Equestrian
  • Fish
  • Golf
  • Hike
  • Shopping
  • Watersports
  • Wine Country
  • Kirstenbosch - A must visit location for hike lovers.
  • Pringle Bay - Small coastal village in the Overberg region of the Western Cape.
  • Cape Town Tree Tops Tour - This is Africa's longest Zipline Tours with 2.3 Kilometers in total, featuring cables up to 155 meters high.
  • Helicopter Scenic Flights - Get a birds view of this beautiful corner of the world.

Places of Interest

  • Stony Point Nature (30min drive) - Home to one of the largest successful breeding colonies of African Penguins in the world.
  • Fernkloof Nature Reserve (34min drive) - The reserve covers 18 square kilometres in the Kleinrivier Mountains in Hermanus and ranges in altitude from sea level to 824m.
  • Walker Bay Nature Reserve (1:27 hour drive) - A coastal nature reserve in the south-western Cape. A paradise for whales watchers.
  • Betty's Bay Main Beach (27 min drive) - Stop by for clear sand and open ocean views.