The Aven

by Anthony Lopez-Vito
Cape Town
Cape Town South Africa

A small piece of paradise, The Aven has been renovated into a tranquil haven that is strategically located for those who want to explore Cape Town, Camps Bay, Lions Head Mountains, and Table Mountain region. Nestled on a mountainside, The Aven offers spectacular views of the mountains, the sea, and Cape Town, while maintaining a 20-minute walking distance to the beach and a 15-minute drive to Cape Town.

  • 8 bedrooms
  • 8 bathrooms
  • 16 guests

Best for: Families and group of friends.

From: RAND300,000 /night


  • Pool
  • On site security / porter
  • Linen
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Hairdryer


Bathed in warm colours and a minimalistic style, The Aven was renovated in 2019-2020. Accommodating up to 16 guests, 6 king-sized bedrooms feature ensuite bathrooms, a stocked minibars, satellite TVs, air conditioning, and WiFi.

Two rooms are on the ground floor, while 3 rooms are located on the same level as the pool and dining area on the first floor. The suite on the second floor can be reached by a separate staircase.

An additional apartment (180sqm) provides two additional rooms. The apartment is on the first floor, accessible using the same entrance to the house.
The self-contained apartment is 180 m2 with a terrace and a small pool.
The modern kitchen is fitted with induction hob, dishwasher, combi oven.
2 bedroom and 2 bathrooms are ideal for 4 guests. The master bedroom has a big walk-in closet and spectacular view on Lions Head and the ocean. The second room has a separate bathroom and mountain view.

A continental breakfast is prepared daily for guests and served on the breakfast/dinner area, which can be expanded by opening stacking doors to the covered terrace. The dining area is outfitted with a sound system.

The Aven is an eco-friendly property. Toiletries are supplied by Fijn Botanicals in refillable bottles. Water is from a filtered borehole and is safe to drink. All cleaning supplies are eco-friendly. And the pool is solar heated.

Property size: 1000 m²

Facilities and Services

Secure private parking for up to 5 cars, Minibars in each room, Satellite TV, Fijn Botanical toiletries, Fully-equipped chef’s kitchen
Sat TV

The Aven provides a continental breakfast each morning. Inquire about arranging a private chef to prepare lunch and dinner for special occasions or for a large group.
A private chef can be organised lunches, dinners, or for large group dinners.

A concierge is on site for guests' needs.

Pool and Spa

Two pools: main villa plus one for the apartment.
The pool (9x3m, 1.60) is solar-heated and is outfitted with 8 sun-beds. For those who like to be poolside, but out of the sun, there is a covered sitting area. Apartment's small pool (6x2m, 1.6).

Special Touches

The Aven supplies refillable bottles of eco-friendly toiletries including body lotions, soap, shampoo, and conditioner, a local brand, Fijn Botanicals. Water is from a filtered borehole, and is drinkable. The Aven only uses eco-friendly cleaning products.

Good to Know

Due to the close proximity of the homes in Camps Bay, no outside music or parties are permitted after 9pm out of respect for the neighbours.One of the bedrooms is not equipped with airco.



The Aven is strategically located near the quaint seaside town of Camps Bay, Table Mountain, Cape Town and a number of other sites to be seen in the region.

Booking Enquiry

    Additional Information

    Rates Table

    2022 PeriodRates per Night
    15 December to 15 JanuaryRand60000
    16 January to 30 AprilRand45000
    1 May to 30 SeptemberRand30000
    1 November to 14 DecemberRand45000

    Booking Conditions

    Refundable security deposit: €1500

    Rates include:
    - utilities
    - cleaning 6 days a week
    - chef for light breakfast and lunch (cost of food not included)
    - wifi
    - gardener, pool maintenance
    - security

    Minimum stay of 7 nights from 15 December to 15 January. Minimum stay of 4 nights, rest of the year.

    Villa: 12 guests
    Apartment: 4 guests
    TOT CAPACITY: 16 guests

    Check-in: 2.00pm
    Check-out: 12.00pm

    A non-refundable deposit is required in order to secure a booking. The balance, together with any security deposit, will be requested 60 days prior to your check-in.

    Although calendars are updated daily, they may not reflect the latest availability. Always contact Passepartout Homes to discuss availability for your chosen properties.

    Rates may vary without prior notice.