A must for summer cocktails in Cape Town

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Nothing beats an afternoon cocktail in Cape Town! We’ve put together our definitive list of the top five afternoon tipple locations. The Planet Bar at Mount Nelson Hotel. This old faithful is still as sensational as ever. The Planet Bar is living proof that a Grande Dame can be sexy. This summer we suggest you… Read more »

Cape Town Summer Musts

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It’s summer in Cape Town and that means that it’s time to get out and explore this sensational city! Take a break from work and get living because this weather is far too good to waste. Put on a pair of killer sunglasses, slap on some sunscreen and randomly select an activity from the nine… Read more »

Happy New Year

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We hope that you are planning on ringing in the New Year in style. Where ever you are may this evening be filled with friends, the finest bubbly, the most delectable food and phenomenal fun. Happy 2011!

Introducing the Icon Villa Collection

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At Icon Villas we specialise in private vacation rentals. Our focus is luxurious villas and other beautiful properties located throughout South Africa. We’re exceptionally proud of the properties we represent. In fact we are so enthused with some of these gorgeous properties that we’ve recently added the Icon Villas Collection to our offering. The Icon… Read more »

Is a Villa Stay for Me?

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We often get asked “Is a villa stay for me?” To which we reply, “An Icon Villas stay is for everyone!” But if you need a bit more then consider the following: A villa stay is definitely for you if you are looking for real privacy A villa stay is perfect for you if you… Read more »

Merry Christmas

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Wishing you, your family and your loved ones a very merry Christmas.

Tis the season for Tapas

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Tapas is this summer’s food accessory. The snacks that you can stack are perfect for lazy lunches and delicious dinners. This December we suggest you try the following excellent Tapas style eateries. Fork. Fork offers European style cuisine with a local twist. This summer they’re also offering a lunch/afternoon five-piece tapas sampler with a glass… Read more »

Villa Highlight: 20 Victoria Road

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20 Victoria Road, located on the cliff tops overlooking Clifton, is home to the Cape Town villa with the most enviable position. This apartment ticks all the luxury must-have boxes. Panoramic sea views, which are arguably some of Clifton’s finest… tick. Quick and easy access to all of the city’s most sought after attractions… tick…. Read more »

Villa Highlight: 26 Sunset Avenue Llandudno

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This villa will have you thinking, upon arrival, that you’ve gone on holiday and arrived in heaven. 180 degrees of uninterrupted sea views from all rooms, private sun decks, a state-of-the-art home automation system, a chef’s essentials kitchen, a steam room and the very best private heated swimming pool in Cape Town ensure that 26… Read more »

Villa Highlight: Gorge Villas & Penthouse

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Gorge Sand Villa and Penthouse, located in the always-trendy Camps Bay, proffers up uninterrupted sea and mountain views. In a word this villa and penthouse is sensational. This exquisitely furnished villa and penthouse are perfect for those looking to make a big holiday statement that is light on the pocket. The outdoor entertainment area, complete… Read more »

Villa Highlight: Qala

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Qala, in Bantry Bay, is a six level villa. Yes, you heard right, six individual levels! It boasts a private cinema, heated swimming pool and a phenomenal kitchen. For those looking for the ultimate in relaxation, and an additional dash of wow, a treatment room with massage therapists is always available. In addition to its… Read more »

Villa Highlight: Walloon Farm Homestead

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Located in Constantia, just 20 minutes from the Cape Town city centre, Walloon Farm Homestead is a beautifully restored historical villa. Its colonial style décor, farm-style kitchen, swimming pool, large outdoor entertainment area and an in-house butler ensures that Walloon Farm Homestead is unlike any other South African villa. Surrounded by the finest wine farms,… Read more »