6 Reasons NOT to stay in Camps Bay

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Did you read that correctly? Is it a typo? Quell that confusion and surprise. You have not misread anything. Cape Town is so much more than just Camps Bay! The Atlantic Seaboard is often referred to as “Cape Town’s Riviera” and has become synonymous with the Mother City. Camps Bay especially has this magnetic pull… Read more »

Cape Town Foodie Favourites

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Cape Town recently took third place in Condé Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice selection of the world’s best food cities. This got us thinking about our fave places for eating out, restaurants we still want to try, recommendations from others. All of which, obviously, led to a bit of Google exploring. And this naturally led to some Instagram scrolling. From all… Read more »

Christmas and New Year Villas

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If you’re making some last minute plans to head to the Western Cape for Christmas and New Year, you may be having a bit of a struggle to find your ideal accommodation. It’s always rather ironic at this time of the year to hear that there is “no room at the inn”… but that is… Read more »

Consider a Concierge while on Holiday

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South Africa has experienced unprecedented growth in tourism during the past decade, and as a result the local tourism scene has become both more sophisticated and varied – from boutique wine estates to niche fashion outlets; Italian restaurants to sidewalk cafes; specialist spas to exhilarating local décor trends, a plethora of options awaits. Aside from… Read more »

Escape to the Cape

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We might be heading into Autumn in Cape Town, but this doesn’t mean the city is readying itself for hibernation. This is still a fantastic time to escape to the Cape as the event calendar is packed with exciting happenings. From food and wine to design and art to all-night partying. Whatever your flavour, this… Read more »

Join the Icon Villas Team!

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Icon Villas is expanding! We’re looking for a dynamic individual to join our dedicated and vibrant team. We are a passionate and quirky bunch who need a super organised and driven Reservations Consultant. If this sounds like you, and you’re a great team player with a cool personality, excellent admin and communication skills, and experience… Read more »

Jumpstart 2017

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The festive season has passed, the holidays are over, and Christmas decorations are packed away (or will be soon if you’re a little delayed…). It’s a time of preparation for the year ahead; of going back to work, back to school, back to college; of strategizing and planning. While in this strategy phase, why not… Read more »

Just in Time for Christmas and New Year

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It’s Springtime in the southern hemisphere! As we bid farewell to winter and gradually welcome a lot more sunshine, the Christmas and New Year holidays suddenly seem within easy reach. We can almost touch them! There’s a sense of excitement and anticipation for the summer ahead. The holidays, family time, meals with friends, lounging at… Read more »

Latest Additions

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At Icon Villas we’re always on the lookout for exciting new additions to our portfolio. And we especially enjoy keeping it spicy with a whole lot of variety. Our clients have vastly varying requirements so our portfolio needs to cater for a broad spectrum of desires. Size, location, style and facilities are all elements of… Read more »

Paradise Discovered

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There is a moment, after unending similar grassy plains, that you glance out of the aeroplane window and realize you have entered paradise. It’s a moment that takes your breath away. Literally. Especially when it’s your first experience of this indescribable beauty. This is my first flight into Vilanculos in Mozambique and this is the… Read more »

Why a Villa Stay?

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A villa stay, specifically an Icon Villas stay, provides guests with a few extras that hotels – no matter how luxurious – can’t possibly offer. The most important extra is the incredible privacy. You can’t get more private than a villa stay. Then there is the extra space for entertaining, the ability to completely relax… Read more »