Best Villas in the World

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Villa Fabrica

Villas rose in popularity during 2010 and during 2011 they look set to shine once again. The Icon Villa Collection offers the best-of-the-best when it comes to South African Villas but there are also a few international villas that are definitely worth a look-see. We thought it would be interesting, and rather gorgeous, to take… Read more »

Eating out in Cape Town … The Healthy Alternative

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Manna Epicure Asparagus

January is, in our books, health month and this means that it is time to get back into tip-top form. Our list of Summer Highs should help you get back into sublime shape. But to be truly effective you’ll also need to nourish through healthy nosh. Why not try one of the following Cape Town… Read more »

Get Glowing

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For many of us the summer holiday has come to an end, sigh. It’s time to say bye-bye to sleeping in, ta-ta to long lazy days on the beach and au revoir to afternoons filled with delectable cocktails. But, even though the holiday has disappeared there is no reason to stop pampering yourself! Why not… Read more »

Have you met Therese Botha?

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Once a month we’re going to be introducing you to a member of the Icon Villas team. These are the people who make it all happen! Instead of cutting and pasting from a normal biography we’ve decided to put together something that give you a more of a personal insight into each team member. This… Read more »

Healthy Highs

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Christmas has come and gone which means that it’s time to burn off those extra festive pounds. Exercise, specifically in Cape Town, doesn’t ever have to be boring. Say no to the treadmill and stationary bike and pick a fun and healthy activity from the list below. Surfs up Surfing has to be one of… Read more »

The whose who …

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Ever wondered which famous actors, actresses and socialites stay in villas? Well we definitely have! We were impressed by just how many of our favourite celebrities constantly opt for a villa over a hotel stay. Halle Berry – our best Bond girl to date – is a big villa fan. Most recently she opted for… Read more »

Villa Highlight: Blue Views Penthouses

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Blue Views 4

The Blue Views Penthouses, located in sought after Bakoven, offer to-die-for views of the ocean and surrounding mountains. These properties are a designers delight with each element working together to create excellent flow and perfect spaces for both relaxing and entertaining. Blue Views Penthouses are comprised of two separate, but equally stunning, units. The five-bedroomed… Read more »

Villa Highlight: Bond House

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This state-of-the-art villa, designed by Stefan Antoni, is located a heartbeat away from the perennially popular Camps Bay beach. Offering seven en-suite bedrooms – which, in a fantastic-for-smaller-parties twist, can be booked separately – Bond House boasts two swimming pools, expansive garden terraces, a koi pond, air-conditioning throughout, a full media centre accessed at the… Read more »

Villa Highlight: Ellerman House Villa

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Ellerman House Villa

The Ellerman Villa, situated in the gardens of the world-renowned Ellerman House, is one of the breathtaking jewels in the Icon Villa Collection crown. Exceptionally designed, with seemingly endless sea and city views, this villa has it all. It really is the stuff dreams are made of! Designed for six to ten guests the Ellerman… Read more »

Villa Highlight: The Sarili Safari Villa

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Sarilli Safari Villa

Sarili Safari Villa offers a unique take on the traditional safari experience. Located in the captivating Eastern Cape, on the renowned 25 000 Ha private Shamwari Game Reserve, it combines complete luxury and privacy with sensational big five game-viewing. The villa is perfectly situated overlooking the famous Bushman’s River. While the expansive deck, which is… Read more »