Colourful De Waterkant Village is a unique European influenced village of semi-detached quaint cottages and cobbled streets preserved from the 1760′s. Cradled between the city and the Waterfront, De Waterkant Village is avant-garde, a cultural urban refuge highlighted by the abundance of restaurants, art galleries, gay clubs, salsa clubs, tapas bars and Parisian inspired café’s. Drawing comparisons from cultural and artistic villages from all over the world, De Waterkant embraces individuality and theatricality, echoed in the architecture and vibrancy of its residents and visitors.
Walking on the beautiful sidewalks, one cannot help but be caught up in its spell, cast by the beauty of the Dutch, Georgian and Asian influenced architecture, with flower boxes under the windows, sprawling balconies and rooftop decks providing exquisite views and majestic old trees that line the streets, filtering the sun selectively through their branches. This is a place that will tempt you into its fold and dare you to indulge and delight in life’s finer pleasures.
Accommodation at De Waterkant consists of:
From serviced apartments to houses, De Waterkant Village has it all and lodgings at the village are as diverse and eclectic as the place itself. In keeping with the feel of an authentic traveller’s village, guests can enjoy services and facilities when staying in apartments or cottages, such as a centralised reception, concierge, housekeeping and breakfast at various cafés in the village every morning! De Waterkant Village is truly the fun capital of Cape Town and a necessary experience on every visitor’s itinerary.
Steeped in olde world aesthetics due to their preserved facades, the restored houses in De Waterkant Village are intertwined with the village atmosphere itself.
Apartments at De Waterkant are as varied and unique as their historically rich restored facades. With one, two and three bedroom apartments to choose from, there are apartments to suit every guests needs.