Hip and trendy


De Waterkant area is situated on the slopes of Signal Hill and overlooking Table Bay. It’s the perfect place to get together and relax with many laid back bars and popular restaurants, some featuring live music and local bands. The Cape Quarter Lifestyle Village forms the central point of the area – an upscale, but small mall with fashion boutiques, commercial art galleries and global restaurants and bars. The leafy streets are lined with brightly colour cottages and homes.

De Waterkant is famous for its cluster of gay and lesbian cocktail bars and dance clubs that give the neighbourhood its late-night, LGBT-friendly vibes.



Our De Waterkant Holiday Apartments are situated on the slopes of Signal Hill and overlooking Table Bay. Many tourists enjoy taking a tour around the Malay village situated just above De Waterkant, called Bo – Kaap. There are many things to see such as the mosques, museums and heritage buildings, even sampling of food from the area.


The perfect place in De Waterkant to get together and relax is a laid back bar area combined with the popular restaurant also featuring live music is Café Manhattan. Open daily till late with a friendly atmosphere and excellent during summer time as it has an outdoor terrace in which you can enjoy.


De Waterkant Holiday Apartments sport and nature
Situated close to all the areas that offer superb nature & sport activities. One can enjoy sport games or events taking place at the Greenpoint stadium. There is also a golf course for the avid golf player. De Waterkant is close to the V&A Waterfront that offers a variety of day tours.


De Waterkant Holiday Apartments culture and history
a Leafy suburb, often compared with New York’s Greenwich Village, a stone’s throw away from the city centre. At night, Cape Town’s ‘gaybourhood’ is alive with energy. It’s where the hedonists, the diverse, the multi-cultural and the multi-sexual come out to play. Clubs & bars: Crew, Amsterdam Action Bar, Bubbles Bar, The Venue, Café Manhattan, Hot House, Beaulah Bar, Beefcakes, Bar Code.


De Waterkant Holiday Apartments nightlife
Well known as the gay-friendly hub of Cape Town, the village offers some lovely guesthouses and is within easy club-crawling distance to the trendy nightlife along Somerset Road. De Waterkant Holiday Apartments is just bursting at the seams with great restaurants, gay clubs, salsa clubs, tapas bars, Parisian-style cafés, the Cape Quarter Lifestyle Village, and art galleries, designer stores and antique shops. It’s the favourite haunt of Cape Town’s creative’s, the gay scene, fashionistas and sophisticated urbanites.

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Offer valid on all bookings made before 31 August, for stay until 30 November 2021.

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