Discover Rovos Rail’s stately and elegant seaside retreats overlooking the vibrant fishing village of Kalk Bay and St James with majestic views across Cape Town’s False Bay.
The main road through to Kalk Bay Harbour is Mediterranean in style and a hosts a trove of novel antique shops, delis, sidewalk cafés, boutiques and art galleries.
St James still boasts the colourful Victorian bathing boxes and grand old houses reflecting the splendour of the early gold and diamond mining era. Spend a few evenings in the luxurious St James Homestead, a five-star seaside retreat with spectacular views over False Bay and a short distance from the quaint little village of Kalk Bay.
The Homestead’s elegant Cape Dutch façade and conservatory is both striking in its contemporary feel yet in total harmony with the well-to-do little suburb of St James squeezed between the rocky shore and steep mountainside.
Featuring a tiered back garden with a pool and viewing deck and ample front-of-house parking, Homestead’s six sea-facing suites are the epitome of beautiful accommodation, showcasing a fusion of old-fashioned seaside charm and vibrant décor equipped with every modern convenience. The house features a well-equipped kitchen and laundry, an open-plan conservatory lounge and dining area, an upstairs sitting room with an open fireplace and a balcony with exceptional views across False Bay. Breakfasts are a speciality offering a wide choice of interesting fare and are inclusive, as are all beverages.
Award winning architecture, located on Cannon Island in Marina da Gama, overlooking the tranquil water of the Zandvlei estuary, just minutes from the fabulous bathing beaches of the False Bay coastline.