5 Gorgeous Pet-Friendly Airbnb's in South Africa

5 Gorgeous Pet-Friendly Airbnb's in South Africa

Want to take your dog on an unforgettable getaway, but struggling to find places that allow pets?

You're in the right place!

We've looked high and low to bring you some of the most majestic pet-friendly Airbnbs across South Africa.

Whether you're looking for a beach escape or a picture-perfect pitstop between Cape Town and South Africa - we've got a "pets allowed" pick for you.

The Moonrise Dome

pet-friendly airbnbs

Where: Tulbagh, Western Cape, South Africa

The Moonrise Dome is an off-the-grid escape on the stunning La Bruyere Farm inn Tulbagh.

Perched on a hill with panoramic views of the valley and mountain ranges, it's the perfect romantic getaway for couples with fur babies.

Cool off from the heat of the day in the private dam or hike to a hidden waterfall. In the evenings, you can count fireflies and braai from your private deck.

Check availability and rates.


Mountain Magic Tiny House

pet-friendly airbnbs

Where: Hoekwil, Western Cape, South Africa

Located in the Garden Route district, the Mountain Magic Tiny House is the ultimate spot for dreamy sunsets and a digital detox.

Bring your pupper and enjoy 360-degree views from your private converted container. Each one comes with a deck, braai and hammock.

In between trips to the beach, you can join a yoga session every day, go paragliding and rent surfboards or bikes from the owners.

Check availability and prices.


Karoo Eco Lodge

pet-friendly airbnbs

Where: Luckhoff, Free State, South Africa

Travelling across the country with your pup or adventurous cats? Book a night at Karoo Eco Lodge.

It's only a 40-minute detour from the N1 between Cape Town and Johannesburg and is 100% worth the side trip.

Not only are the Karoo sunrises and sunsets spectacular, but you'll have a private outdoor shower, a communal open-air kitchenette (with every utensil you'll need), a massive boma area and a plunge pool.

Check availability and prices.


Geodome in Paradise

pet-friendly airbnbs

Where: Knysna, Western Cape, South Africa

Who says pet-friendly accommodation is boring?

The Geodome in Paradise sits on the edge of South Africa's largest forest and is the ultimate escape for nature lovers.

Take your dogs on hikes through the wilderness, drive to the beach (about 20 minutes away) and enjoy starlit evenings in the outdoor bath.

If you're visiting in the winter months, cosy up to the indoor fireplace with a good book and fall asleep to the sounds of nature.

Check availability and rates.


The Shack

pet-friendly airbnbs

Where: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Llandudno is an exclusive area in Cape Town that is home to one of the most beautiful beaches in South Africa - Llandudno Beach.

The Shack is a 70-year-old pet-friendly Airbnb right on the picturesque dunes. Located under Milkwood trees, you and your doggo are only minutes away from the sparkling blue Atlantic waters.

Once hunger strikes, set up the braai under the trees or head into Camps Bay for sundowners on the strip.

Check availability and rates.


A Bonus Extra & Our Personal Favourite

Eden Cottage On Boulders Beach

Where: Boulders Beach, Western Cape, South Africa

A stone’s throw from Boulders Beach, in False Bay, which is one of Cape Town's most visited beaches and a unique place in the world where you get close to African Penguins

This coastal haven blends stark paneled walls with floral fabrics and pops of modern neon. Unwind on the terrace and watch the waves at this historic beach bungalow with a cottage feel and quaint, airy interiors.

Eden Cottage is filled with charm and character and is steeped in heritage! Eden is a historical cottage. It’s a wood & iron constructed cottage came in a kit from England, built by the Royal fusiliers in 1899, for the Anglo Boer war (1899-1902). The officers were based here at the Simonstown golf course (which was a concentration camp for the Boers) as the British navy was based in Simonstown. 

Check availability and rates. 


Picture Perfect Pet-Friendly Accommodation

Which one of these stunning pet-friendly Airbnbs are you itching to visit?

Once you've booked your next escape, grab our doggo travel bed. Your furry friend will always have somewhere comfy to sleep no matter where your wanderlust takes you!


Leave a comment

Please note, comments need to be approved before they are published.