Cape Town's finest
Sleek architecture and a breathtaking private location with uninterrupted Atlantic Ocean views define Ellerman House’s original exclusive-use accommodation, Villa One.
Separate to Niarra favourite Ellerman House yet on the same property, Villa One offers all the benefits of being attached to an exclusive small hotel coupled with complete privacy and discreet, highly personalized service. Five bedrooms accommodate groups of up to ten, sharing just shy of 700 square meters of airy interiors and expansive outdoor spaces that make the most of the ocean views. The vistas from the infinity pool are particularly mesmerizing.
Enjoy the services of a private chef along with full access to Ellerman House's restaurant, wine cellar, gym and art gallery, with the option to include privatize the spa.
At a glance
Access to spa and gym
An on-site art gallery, described as the wistful soul of Ellerman House, is a revered art collection that has been meticulously curated to showcase the diverse story of Africa. In-house art guides are available to guide you through the stories and historical relevance of each piece of art.
Join their sommelier for daily wine tastings in this uniquely designed wine cellar. South Africa is renowned for its wine and, Ellerman House offers an incredible journey through well established, world-renowned wines as well as introducing emerging labels from the Western Cape.
Sit back and enjoy the panoramic views over the Atlantic Ocean with vibrant, seasonal dishes inspired from local cuisine. The villa comes with the services of a private chef but you'll also have access to Ellerman House's excellent restaurant.
Rest, relax and rejuvenate at the wellness center. Their holistic approach focuses on movement, mindfulness, nutrition and sleep. Let yourself be pampered for the day, or if you feel like trying something new, you can always try the unique guided sleep ritual.
Community & Culture
The Click Foundation was established in 2012 to aid the use of technology in education to support literacy learning across primary schools in South Africa. So far, the program has reached over 90,000 learners in 173 different schools and has created over 340 jobs for youth facilitators within South Africa. Learn more during your stay when you can visit one of the centres. Ellerman House also hosts an annual charity auction, ArtAngels, with all proceeds going towards the Click Foundation.
Ellerman House works closely with Great Plains Conservation to support the incredible conservation work that they do. Great Plains aims to find the right formula between conservation, communities and commerce that makes a lasting and sustainable difference to the world.
What makes us different
Niarra Travel is a forward-thinking travel company headquartered in London born out of a passion to do things differently.
In Swahili, a Bantu language spoken by millions in Eastern, Central and Southern Africa, the name Niara means "with utmost purpose" and our team are united by a passion for exploration and a belief that the right kind of travel can make the world a better place.
Our Travel Researchers are here to create incredible trips with a positive impact for you.
Creating your trip is entirely collaborative and our Travel Researchers are here for every step.
Curated sustainable experiences and accommodation that maximize the benefits to local people and place.
Fairness and transparency
An open, competitive pricing structure that ensures more money goes to where it's needed in the destination.