Highcliffe House is a unique 4-star Guest House, situated in the picturesque seaside village of Gordon’s Bay, just 45 minutes from Central Cape Town and 20 minutes from Cape Town International Airport. Nestled on the mountainside overlooking False Bay and with breathtaking, panoramic sea views across False Bay to Cape Point, Table Mountain, and round to the mountains of the Helderberg, Highcliffe House is ideally located to enjoy all the attractions of Cape Town, the historic Cape Winelands, the Helderberg and the Overberg including Hermanus and Franschhoek.

Highcliffe House offers 3 exclusive self-catering apartments: The one bedroom Merlot & Pinotage Suite, and the two bedrooms / two bathroom Riesling Suite, which give our guests a flexible and luxurious alternative to a room in an hotel, guest house or BnB. Each apartment is stylishly furnished and provides the many extra luxuries that will make your holiday really special, including air conditioning, ceiling fans, satellite TV, DVD/CD players, free Wi-Fi and quality decor throughout. Each apartment has a private entrance with direct access (no stairs) from safe parking, so our guests can come and go as they please. With well equipped kitchens to meet the needs of the most enthusiastic chef, and individual barbecue facilities, our guests can cater for themselves, when they please, and dine on their own patio or balcony.

Each apartment is fully serviced on weekdays and on weekends by request, so guests can simply relax in their own comfortable and spacious apartment, enjoying the tranquillity and beauty of Gordon’s Bay.

After enjoying the sights and attractions of the area, playing golf, or tasting superb South African wines, guests can cool off in our heated salt water pool, or just relax on a lounger enjoying the magnificent sunsets across the Bay, before dining alfresco under the stars. Finally guests can join us for a nightcap in our ‘honesty’ bar, before retiring at the end of another perfect day at Highcliffe House in beautiful Gordon’s Bay.

Highcliffe House is an exclusive 4-star guest house overlooking Gordon’s Bay, with heated swimming pool, sun terrace and ‘honesty’ bar. It offers 3 up-market self-catering apartments:

Merlot Suite: a luxurious one bedroom apartment with its own spacious balcony, with stunning sea views.
Pinotage Suite:a spacious one bedroom apartment located next to the pool and garden.
Riesling Suite: a very large apartment with two double bedrooms, both en-suite, with a private garden and panoramic sea views.

These stylish apartments have breathtaking sea and mountain views, are tastefully furnished and fully equipped to a very high standard.

All apartments have:

  • Air Conditioning and ceiling fans
  • 24 hr free Internet
  • Satellite TV, DVD/CD player & mini hi-fi system
  • Fireplaces
  • Hair Dryers
  • Radio Alarm Clocks
  • Personal safe
  • All bedrooms en-suite, with quality toiletries
  • Individual barbecue facilities
  • Private entrances and safe private parking
  • Full weekday service – Saturdays on request
  • Quality appliances including fridge/freezer, oven, microwave, kettle, toaster, sandwich maker, coffee machine, iron and ironing board
  • De-luxe laundry service
  • Quality crockery, cutlery & glassware
  • Cotton percale bed linen – changed twice weekly
  • Quality bath towels – changed daily.
  • Beach towels for the pool
  • Tea, coffee, sugar, milk, sparkling water and condiments on arrival.
  • Breakfast Basket available on arrival, on request, at cost.

Each apartment has its own patio, garden or balcony with barbecue facilities, as well as access to the communal ‘braai room’, ‘honesty’ bar, heated swimming pool and sun terrace.

Central telephone, fax and e-mail facilities also available.

Airport transfers and car hire can be arranged.


Our Address:

65 Boundary Road, Gordons Bay


-34.1579684, 18.8824175