Constantia and Surrounds General Information - Newlands, Upper Claremont
Imagine leafy tree-lined avenues, flourishing vineyards and elegant private residences - welcome to the exclusive Cape Town area of Constantia. Villas, self catering accommodation and luxury holiday homes of Constantia generally offer private pools & beautiful gardens, lovely mountain views, stylish colonial architecture, and secure accommodation. If a serene and relaxed family holiday in Cape Town is what you seek, then choose from one our Constantia villas or luxury holiday homes and guarantee yourself a memorable vacation in Cape Town.
Constantia proudly offers a delightful history, steeped in the development and international exposure of some of Cape Town's finest wines. The Constantia Valley is the birthplace of South Africa's wine farming industry and boasts five fabulous wine estates, actively cultivating internationally acclaimed and award winning wines. Bordered by magnificent Cape Town mountains, Constantia is blessed with excellent soils, moderate temperatures, good rainfall and cool sea breezes, making this area ideal for growing. Choose from our luxury holiday homes in Constantia, and you will surround yourself with the finest wines in South Africa and indeed, the world.
If you've chosen self catering accommodation in Constantia, it is a must to visit all five Constantia farms in order to truly appreciate the delectable wines the area offers. The wine estates of Groot Constantia, Klein Constantia, Constantia Uitsig, Steenberg and Buitenverwachting offer a lovely variety of wine shops, museums, wine tasting and some of South Africa's most superior restaurants - namely Constantia Uitsig, La Colombe,Buitenverwachting and Steenberg. From the fine wines to the gourmet dining, a holiday in Constantia offers endless indulgence, relaxation and breathtaking beauty.
Other highlights of this wonderful Cape Town susburb include the world-class Steenberg Golf Estate which offers private self catering holiday homes and luxury Constantia villas on the most beautiful Golf Estate in the Cape. And don't forget the Constantia craft market, local horse-riding and mountain-biking trails, and the upmarket Constantia Village Shopping Centre which offers a wonderful variety of boutiques, coffee shops and restaurants. Short drives from your Constantia accommodation will take you to either the False Bay coastline with its charming historical suburbs and warm waters, or to the beaches of Hout Bay and Llandudno.
Also within a short distance of Constantia is the world-famous Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens, where one can spend hours wandering through the splendour of countless different botanical displays, such as the Fragrance Garden, the Dell, the Cycad Amphitheatre, Matthew's Rockery and the Fynbos Walk. Alternatively, summer picnics on the rolling green lawns gazing at the breathtaking mountain backdrop listening to the music of one of Kirstenbosch's many sunset concerts, is a fine way to spend your holiday in Cape Town.
Constantia villas and luxury holiday homes often reflect the Cape Dutch architecture and history of the area. These Cape Town villas are generally very spacious, private, sprawling holiday homes featuring generously sized grounds and rambling gardens.
Cape Villa Collection offers the above luxury Constantia villas and luxury holiday homes in Newlands and Upper Claremont in our portfolio.