'Bijdezee' (Dutch for 'at the sea') Self-Catering Apartments are located in the historical and characterful Muizenberg Village about one hundred metres from the famous Muizenberg beach and the tranquil Zandvlei lagoon and bird sanctuary. It is within easy walking distance to numerous good restaurants, shops, St James beach and Kalk Bay with its antique shops and quaint fishing harbour. 'Bijdezee' is just twenty-five minutes drive from Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront, historic Simon's Town, and Table Mountain. It is ideally situated to visit all the attractions in the Cape Peninsula and surrounds including Cape Point, Robben Island, the Winelands and the many beautiful beaches in the Cape Peninsula.

'Bijdezee' is a prestigious residence designed by the famous architect Sir Herbert Baker and carefully restored to its former glory in 2003. The residence consists of five up-market self-catering apartments each with its own entrance and complete privacy. Apartments have luxurious finishes including wooden floors, high ceilings, built in cupboards, maple or granite kitchen tops and tasteful furnishings. 


Facilities Include: Apartment 1 Apartment 2 Apartment 3 Apartment 4 Apartment 5
Barbeque (exclusive use) yes yes yes yes yes
Bathroom/s including shower two two one two one
Bedroom/s two two bachelor two one
Sleeps (maximum) four four two four two
Garden yes yes no no no
Kitchen (fully fitted) yes yes yes yes yes
Linen and towels yes yes yes yes yes
Living / dinning room yes yes bachelor yes yes
Patio / balcony (exclusive use) patio patio balcony balcony balcony
Safe yes yes yes yes yes
Swimming pool (exclusive use) yes no no no no
Television, DSTV / DVD yes yes yes yes yes
View Garden Mountains Sea & Mountains Sea & Mountains Mountains
Washing line yes yes yes yes yes
Washing machine yes no yes yes no
Wi-Fi (free) yes yes yes yes yes


Rates per day Dates Apartment 1 Apartment 2 Apartment 3 Apartment 4 Apartment 5
Peak Season Dec - Jan R1900 R1700 R1200 R1900 R1200
High Season Feb - May R1700 R1500 R1000 R1700 R1000
Low Season Jun - Jul R1300 R1100 R600 R1300 R600
Mid Season Aug - Nov R1500 R1300 R800 R1500 R800


A 50% deposit is required to secure reservations. The balance is payable two weeks prior to occupation. Bookings for an extended period qualify for a 10% discount per month up to a maximum of 60%. Special arrangements can be made for extended bookings. Payments must be made directly into the Bijdezee bank account for which details will be provided on confirmation of your reservation. In the event of a cancellation, clients will be refunded subject to a re-let and a 10% administration fee.

Check-in time is from 14h00 and check-out time is before 11h00. These times are flexible provided other guests are not inconvenienced.

map & directions

200 meters from famous Muizenberg Beach

enquiries & reservations

2 Royal Road, Muizenberg, Cape Town

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  • Cell: (+27 83) 265 6341

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