About Icon Villas

Established in 1997, Icon Villas has been the premier villa specialist in Southern Africa for over 20 years.

Ours is a team of contagiously passionate villa specialists led by visionary and dreamer, Therese Botha, regarded as South Africa’s leading villa expert. Her eye for detail, never ending search for unique experiences, and love of beauty has helped Icon Villas grow into a collection of properties and services of uncompromising quality and exceptional experiences. We follow her philosophy in everything we do.

Within our hand-picked portfolio of astounding private estates, discover charming cottages, lavish seaside retreats, and opulent country escapes in distinctive locations. Our travel desk has also been established to make finding more of Southern Africa’s most exclusive and unique destinations easier to uncover as we only select the finest properties to represent.

Choosing an Icon Villa is a decision to pursue a journey of the soul where each stay speaks to your spirit and captures the essence of your destination.

Our Latest Posts

  • Spring Fling with the South

    From Cape Town to the Overberg… and onward to the Coast! There is so much happening all along the way, and it all starts with…

  • Indoor-Outdoor Winter Culture

    With the Cape becoming slightly cooler and the wonderful rainfall we have had so far this season, the cultural activities found in and around the…

  • Chasing the sun

    Sunlight shedding has begun and we can’t believe how quickly autumn is approaching. Over the next few weeks, we will be taking full advantage of…

  • Where the locals and their kids hang out

    While Cape Town might be the perfect playground for grown-ups, parents will be glad to know that there’s plenty to do with your kids too. Here’s…