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Welcome to Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate

Benguela Cove is a luxury, low-density, secure residential estate located at Hermanus, Cape Town, South Africa. The oceanside estate is set on the banks of the Botriver Lagoon near to the picturesque and popular coastal town of Hermanus. Benguela Cove is at the top of the list of places to live for South African and international buyers.

Located at a vineyard and working wine farm, each plot and home offers spectacular views of the lagoon, ocean and mountains beyond. The estate features excellent amenities such as the Moody Lagoon restaurant, a tasting lounge and winery as well as boating and other outdoor pursuits. Benguela Cove offers you a unique opportunity for choice of location, lifestyle and investment.

  • New level of lifestyle luxury in a secure estate
  • Beautiful ocean and mountain views
  • Wildlife estate in a world heritage Biosphere
  • Located in a popular coastal region of South Africa
  • Good road and international flight connections
  • Luxury Holiday Villa Rentals now available


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My South African Home

The luxury South African properties on this wildlife estate offer superb ocean views from each of the coastal properties. They are located within a private vineyard estate, producing award-winning wines, to the highest environmental farming standards of WOSA, Wines of South Africa.


This is considered to be the perfect location for a family home or second home, for home working and international commuting - and for others looking for an enviable lifestyle and an excellent property investment in South Africa.


The amenities available to residents include the popular Moody Lagoon restaurant, a tasting room, a winery and children’s entertainment. There is a year-round arts programme, including live music by local musicians and prestige wine tasting events, with residents amongst the first to enjoy the introduction of the estate’s new vintages.


The range of watersports in the lagoon, which is protected by a sandbar, include waterskiing, boating, sailboats, yacht and kayaking. Popular sports activities include running, cycling, tennis, birdwatching and fishing.

Hermanus and The Whale Coast

Benguela Cove is a jewel set within the beautiful whale coast region of Western Province. Hermanus, 18 kilometres drive from the estate, is famous as one of the world’s Top 10 locations for whale watching. There is a vibrant arts community there, with an international annual festival and a programme of visual, musical and performance arts.


Attractions in the area include Hermanus’ open-air market, as well as marine Big 5 safari tours, boutique hotels and, close by, secluded beaches and nature reserves to explore.


Cape Town, 100 kilometres drive from Benguela Cove, is a popular international destination for tourism and businesses alike, with renowned art and entertainment centre - on the international circuit for top musicians and other performers, with London, New York, Paris and Munich.


A property in Benguela Cove provides the perfect base too for enjoying the other delights of Western Province, including the world-famous Garden Route and wildlife photographic safaris, where you might catch sight of the Big Five.



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