Top rated rentals — Paarl
Destination guide

Take in the majestic beauty of Paarl

The area's wineries and culture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Paarl. This city's golfing, mountain views and hiking draw many visitors. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Paarl

Do you want to find things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Paarl a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Laborie Wine Farm (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Babylonstoren (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Vrede en Lust Estate (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Warwick Wine Estate (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Boschendal (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Boschendal Estate (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Paarl

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Paarl is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Jonkershoek Nature Reserve (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Franschhoek Pass (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Paarl Rock (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Paarl Mountain Local Nature Reserve (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • University of Stellenbosch Botanical Garden (15 mi / 24.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Paarl

The nearest airport is in Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.), located 26.6 mi (42.8 km) from the city centre.

What are the top holiday rentals in or near Paarl?

Whether you're after an intimate retreat for you and your special someone or someplace spacious to fit the family, you'll find some top holiday rentals in and around Paarl. Here are a couple to start you off:

  • "5 Bedroom Villa On A Secure Golf Estate Near Franschhoek" is popular with guests. Around 1 mile from Paarl, it has 5 bedrooms and lots of useful amenities, including a garage and an oven.
  • Alternatively, get comfortable at "Bright Airy Apartment With Lovely Views". Located around 4 miles from the heart of Paarl, it has 1 bedroom and features a stovetop and a TV.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Paarl holiday rental for you.

What are the top-rated holiday rentals for weekend getaways in or near Paarl?

Nothing beats a quick break to reenergize your batteries. Pack your overnight bag and take a load off at one of these weekend getaways in and around Paarl:

  • "Cape Winelands Lifestyle Pad" is an outstanding option around 5 miles south of the centre of Paarl. You'll never need to venture far to find an unforgettable experience around this holiday rental. Get outdoors and discover Giraffe House Wildlife Awareness Centre and Bikini Beach. Activities like cycling and horse riding will nicely round off your weekend trip.
  • Alternatively, take some time out at "Blush Studio - La Bella Vita Studios". Approximately 6 miles southwest of Paarl, fun activities around here include golf and kayaking. Rather visit some of the sights? Find time for Bellville Golf Club and Erinvale Golf Club.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Paarl?

Appreciate the vibe and culture of Paarl from the comfort and privacy of a studio apartment. Whether you're hoping to take a break on your own or have some fun with pals, we'll help you find the perfect studio apartment for rent in or near Paarl:

  • Put your suitcase down and your feet up at "Bright Airy Apartment With Lovely Views". Amenities including a kitchen and a balcony help make guests feel right at home here.
  • Another inviting option is "Cape Winelands Lifestyle Pad". Take advantage of a microwave oven, a living room and other convenient amenities during your stay.

When you're ready to step foot outside your studio apartment and explore, there's loads to keep you on the move around Paarl. Passionate about culture? Check out Sasol Art Museum and Art in the Forest.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Paarl?

Every now and then, you just need to take a break from the real world, even if it's only for a few short days. Experience a delightful combination of relaxation and sightseeing at one of these short-term rentals in or around Paarl:

  • If you'd love to be near the action, "Villa Donkerkloof - Cape Winelands - Paarl" has your name on it. It's within reach of the centre of Paarl and a handy base to check out sights like Table Mountain and Cape Town Stadium.
  • Eat, sleep and explore what's around you from "Country Family House With Big Pool", another excellent option. Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens and Two Oceans Aquarium should be on your to-do list when it's time to see the sights.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Paarl?

Whether spent in a luxury condo or a rustic cabin, a romantic weekend getaway is a perfect way to add some fire to your relationship. Whisk your sweetheart off for a couple of leisurely days at one of these top escapes in or near Paarl:

  • Around 1 mile from Paarl, "5 Bedroom Villa On A Secure Golf Estate Near Franschhoek" is the ideal place for starry-eyed lovebirds. Winery tours and a fireplace are among the many amenities here.
  • Otherwise, spend your mini break sipping wine and canoodling at "Bright Airy Apartment With Lovely Views", around 4 miles from Paarl. Winery tours and a balcony will help set the scene for romance.

What's the best place to stay if you're looking to rent a house for a weekend in or near Paarl?

Whether you're hoping to rent a house for a weekend with family or a few friends, you can't go past Newtown. Located 4 miles to the north of Paarl, this well-known leafy neighbourhood has some fantastic holiday homes that will make the ideal base for your mini break.

What are the best large group holiday rentals in or near Paarl?

Big groups mean big-time fun. They also mean finding a place that'll easily fit your entire gang. Check out our large group holiday rentals in or around Paarl and get everybody together under the one roof:

  • A range of amenities including a swimming pool and a fireplace make "Country Family House With Big Pool" a top pick. This getaway has 10 bedrooms and sleeps up to 21 people. From central Paarl, it's around 7 miles away to the north.
  • "House With Garden, Terraces, Views" is another terrific option. It's around 25 miles to the south of Paarl, has 9 bedrooms and sleeps up to 24 guests. A swimming pool and mountain views are among the things that'll help make your group holiday even more comfortable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Paarl?

Of all the conveniences a holiday rental can have, a pool promises the most fun. Browse these houses for rent with a pool in or near Paarl and spend your time splashing about. Just remember to bring your inflatable flamingo:

  • Pack your swimsuit and book a few days or more at "Country Family House With Big Pool". There are plenty of other great amenities here, including nearby birdwatching activities and a porch.
  • "Exclusive Cape Winelands Manor House On A Boutique Wine Estate" is the sort of place you go to leave the everyday behind and appreciate your surroundings, starting with its glorious pool. A barbecue grill and books are also on hand to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

Don't know how to pack your suitcase for your Paarl escape? This popular destination has a mediterranean climate. In summer, you can expect average temperatures of between 55null and 80null. Check out our range of Paarl holiday rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more ideas about where to stay.

What are the best large family holiday rentals in or near Paarl?

Every catch-up with the family should be one to remember. Whether you're organising a break with the kids or a celebration with relatives, our large family holiday rentals in or near Paarl offer a home away from home with plenty of space for everyone:

  • About 1 mile to the southwest of Paarl, "5 Bedroom Villa On A Secure Golf Estate Near Franschhoek" has 5 bedrooms and fits up to 10 guests. It comes with a host of amenities, including a microwave oven and a DVD player.
  • "Villa Donkerkloof - Cape Winelands - Paarl" is another popular option. It's around 6 miles to the south of Paarl, has 4 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 8 people. Handy amenities here include coffee and tea making facilities and daily housekeeping services.

If you're eager to do some sightseeing, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions close by to put on your to-do list. Two Oceans Aquarium, Sea Point Swimming Pool and Cape Town Film Studios are great places to start.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Paarl?

Add a dose of indulgence to your getaway by staying somewhere with a private indoor pool. These large houses in or near Paarl have a swimming space to call your own, along with lots of room for whoever is lucky enough to be joining you:

  • Book a few days or more at "Perfect Luxury 5 Double Bedroom Villa In Secure Luxury Bel'aire Winelands Estate" and look forward to lazy poolside days. This sprawling retreat has 5 bedrooms that sleep up to 10 guests along with many other top-notch amenities. A swimming pool and a sauna are among them.
  • In addition to its inviting indoor pool, "National Harbour Condo With Wifi, Resort Pool And Free Shuttle To D. C" comes with mountain views and a garden. It has 3 bedrooms that can accommodate up to 7 people, so you can bring the extended family along.

For even more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Paarl holiday rental that's perfect for your needs.