We are superbly situated near Boulders Beach, Simon’s Town, with a 180° view of False Bay stretching from Muizenberg in the north to Cape Hangklip in the south. Felsensicht is a 4 star, ultra-modern, large, attractive and wonderfully comfortable home. It is beautifully furnished with all mod cons. All necessary linen, cutlery, crockery, glassware, pots, pans etc are provided.

We are a 2-minute walk from Fisherman's Beach and a 20-minute walk from the world famous penguins. We can accommodate up to 6 persons in 2 double rooms and 1 twin room. The accommodation is self-catering. Children are welcome. Please note that we are a non-smoking establishment.

We offer free high-speed Internet and guests have access to a full satellite TV bouquet.

A complimentary cleaning service is provided once a week.

House Description

Ground floor Large lock-up double garage and storage area.

Middle floor Open plan kitchen, dining-room, lounge; guest WC; scullery; glass-top stove with oven; fridge-freezer; microwave oven; washing machine; dishwasher; tumble dryer; Jetmaster fireplace; satellite TV; underfloor heating. Large outdoor, sea-facing patio with a magnificent view; charcoal/wood and gas barbecues.

Upper floor 3 bedrooms each leading onto a sea-facing patio; 2 bathrooms (1 en suite) with bath and shower.


Tourism Grading Council of South Africa: 4 stars
AA of South Africa: Superior Accommodation


The following beaches range from 200m to 2 km from Felsensicht: Fisherman’s Beach, Windmill Beach, Boulders Penguin Beach (National Heritage Site), Foxy Beach, Water’s Edge and Seaforth Beach. Long Beach, Simon’s Town, is 4 km from Felsensicht.

Popular activities in the Cape Peninsula

Swimming; body-boarding; surfing; windsurfing; sea kayaking; scuba diving; big game fishing; shore fishing; yachting; whale viewing; penguin viewing at Boulders Beach National Park; golf, squash, bowls at the Simon's Town Country Club; birding; boat trips out to sea, cycling.

Popular places to visit in and around Simon’s Town

• Cape Point Nature Reserve and Cape Point itself where you can enjoy a trip on the Funicular up to the Cape Point lighthouse.
• SA Naval Museum, the Toy Museum and the Scratch Patch (where you can scratch for gemstones and purchase a wide variety of gemstone gifts), all located in Simon's Town.
• A whole host of quaint shops all along the main street of Simon's Town including its very own waterfront.


Excellent choice of restaurants within walking and /or driving distance including The Lighthouse Café, Mangata, Bertha’s, The Salty Sea Dog, Café Pescado, Just Sushi, The Quarter Deck and, 2½ km from our home towards the south, The Black Marlin.

Terms and Conditions

A 30% non-refundable deposit is required in order to secure your booking. The remaining 70% is payable 6 weeks prior to arrival. All credit cards are accepted (Visa, MasterCard, Diners, American Express). Credit Card payments can be made via a secure Internet portal, details of which will be forwarded on enquiry.

A refundable "breakages/loss" deposit is required (between R2000 and R5000 depending on the length of stay). This deposit is kept in trust and reimbursed, latest, one week after departure, following a satisfactory inventory count. This deposit is payable together with your 70% final payment.

Ours is a non-smoking establishment. We do ask you to sign our non-smoking agreement which forms part of our Client Information form.

Child Policy

Felsensicht Holiday Home is ideal for a family holiday and we welcome children. We have a camp cot with mattress and bedding for your little one should he/she be less than 2 years of age. We do ask, however, that parents take responsibility for managing their children whilst staying at Felsensicht.

Cancellation Policy

30% deposit paid is not refundable if booking is cancelled.

70% final payment will be refunded if a new booking replaces the cancelled one. If a new booking only partly replaces the cancelled booking, a pro rata refund will be given.


Self catering villa
2-minute walk from Fisherman's Beach
Large outdoor patio perfect for outdoor dining, reading, relaxing, whale spotting or simply enjoying the view
Sleeps maximum of 6 persons in 2 double rooms and 1 twin room
2 bathrooms both with bath and shower
Satellite TV (full bouquet)
Free high-speed Wi-Fi Internet
Children welcome
All mod cons including washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher
24-hour armed response


Rates are quoted per day for the house (max. 6 persons)


High Season (October to April – excluding Peak Season period): R3625.00

Low Season (May to September): R2695.00

Peak Season (15 December 2017 to 15 January 2018): R4972.00

map & directions

10 Arum Road, Simon's Town, Cape Town

From Cape Town International Airport, take the N2 towards Cape Town. Take exit 6 for Rhodes Drive towards M3/Observatory/Muizenberg. Merge onto Rhodes Drive and continue on the M3 until you reach a T-junction (M42). Turn right onto the M42. After a short drive, turn left onto Ou Kaapseweg (the M64). Continue up the pass and down, continue up and over Glencairn Expressway (M6) until you reach the T-Junction at the coast. Turn right (Main Road - the M4), continue straight past Glencairn and through the centre of Simon’s Town. Then, take the coast road from Simon's Town, travelling south towards Cape Point. After approximately 2.2 km, you will see the Boulders Beach turnoff to the left and the Simon's Town Country Club on the right. Continue for 800m past the Froggy Pond Resort (formerly Oatlands Holiday and Conference Centre) and then the Cape Times Fresh Air Camp on the right. Turn 45° right into Valley Road which climbs steeply for 50m. Turn first right into Arum Road and 30m further on, you will find number 10 (Felsensicht) on the left.

enquiries & reservations

10 Arum Road, Simon's Town, Cape Town

  • Tel: (+27 11) 786 7271
  • Cell: (+27 83) 309 2983

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