Vida Nova Retreat is a boutique hotel in Hout Bay with 20 rooms, set among well-tended gardens on our privately fenced two acres of ground, located on the back slope of Table Mountain. Surrounded by the most iconic peaks in the Cape Fold Belt, we truly offer an opportunity to escape from the hustle of the city, while being located only a short drive from all of the city bowl’s offerings.
Vida Nova Retreat is a beautifully decorated, contemporary eco-hotel, featuring state-of-the-art room technology. Our restaurant, the Green Orchid, presents a seasonal and inspired menu, while our Disa Spa provides you with a private space to unwind, with luxurious treatments.
A short drive from Vida Nova Retreat brings you to amazing adventures such as big game reserves, a cheetah rescue reserve, penguin colonies, whale watching, Great White Shark cage diving, and ostrich farms, to name but a few. It is located within walking distance of the main trailhead that leads into Table Mountain, for the hardy hiker. The Table Mountain aerial cableway provides thrilling views and access to the famous flat-topped mountain, for those who want to avoid the strenuous climb.