The Arabella Country Estate is a freehold title residential golf and leisure estate situated in the beautiful Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve and located alongside Southern Africa's largest and most beautiful natural lagoon, only 110 kilometres from Cape Town. Life moves at its own gracious pace at Arabella, with a world of activities and natural splendor just beyond your doorstep. It is a hidden gem of tranquillity.

The architectural theme at Arabella Estate is both contemporary and organic; a style derived from, and influenced by nature. Houses blend seamlessly into their surroundings as there are no physical demarcations between the erven and the gardens are landscaped to flow onto the Arabella Golf Course. Residential erven comprises only 12% of the estate with properties varying in size from 550 sqm to 2900 sqm

Situated in the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve South Africa's Cape Floral Kingdom, a World Biosphere and earmarked as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Arabella Estate offers incredible botanical diversity, with over 1600 different plant and over 200 bird species. 

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Golf Course

Golf Course

The Peter Matkovich-designed championship golf course (rated number 5 in Golf Digest's South African Top 100 Golf Courses) is surrounded by the scenic Kogelpark Mountains. The golf course staggers along the Botrivier Lagoon, with incredible views of Arabella own gardens, manicured lawns and sculptured botanical life.

Spa and Pool

Spa and Pool

The estate’s famed Altira Spa (one of the top 100 spas in the world) is about indulgence where you can get the latest spa therapies to rejuvenate your body after a challenging day on the golf course, or take a dip in one of the clear blue sparkling pools at the Hotel.

Bars and Restaurants

Bars and Restaurants

Award-winning restaurants, bars and shops of the Western Cape Hotel and Spa (the only hotel in South Africa to have received the coveted Five Star Diamond Award from the American Hospitality Association) or take a 15 min drive to Kleinmond Harbour for a drink and a meal with stunning views.

Outdoor Activities

Outdoor Activities

Walking and cycling trails at the neighbouring Rooisands Nature Reserve. Whale watching in nearby Hermanus, fishing, canoeing and tennis.

Living in Arabella Country Estate

Areas near to Arabella Country Estate

Arniston, Bettys Bay, Bredasdorp, Caledon, Cape Agulhas, Elgin, Gansbaai, Greyton, Hermanus, Kleinmond, Napier, Onrus, Pringle Bay, Rooi Els, Stanford, Struisbaai, Swellendam, Villiersdorp,


Kleinmond and Hermanus provide most of the schools and the residents make use of the reliable and affordable bus transportation system which run 2 scheduled services, one in the morning and the other after sport.


Arabella is centrally situated to Kleinmond and Hermanus who provides doctors, pharmacists, dentists, optometrists, a clinic in Kleinmond and a private hospital in Hermanus.


Kleinmond provides all essential and non essential shops to cater for all needs, or take a drive to Hermanus.


Only 110 kilometres to Cape Town and the airport. About 20 minutes to Hermanus CBD or half an hour to Gordon’s Bay.

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius