In the scenic town of Hout Bay, situated in a valley on the Atlantic seaboard of the Cape Peninsula, lies a scene snatched out of a fairytale. Perched upon the Karbonkelberg Mountain overlooking the Hout Bay harbor is the magnificent Lichtenstein Castle.

Built as a replica of the Gothic Schloss Lichtenstein Castle in southern Germany, this Private Estate is yours to rent for exclusive functions, events or any occasion. The entire Castle can also be made your own private villa, with 4 bedrooms and a honeymoon suite, to live out your medieval fantasies with friends and family.


  • 5 double bedrooms all en suite
  • 2 lounges / dining rooms
  • kitchen
  • Heated swimming pool
  • 2 Function rooms
  • 24hr security
  • Breakfast Chef
  • Daily cleaning service


Luxury Venue in Cape Town, South Africa


Every little girl dreams of being a princess and one day marrying their Prince Charming. What better to make your dream wedding a reality than by saying “I do” in the Lichtenstein Castle? The venue comes complete with a majestic Ballroom, with black and white checkered flooring, hand-blown glass chandeliers, and stable doors opening out to rolling green lawns. The scene is completed with dragons, gargoyles and a magnificent waterfall. The venue has capacity for 150 people seated or 250 people cocktail.

Private Meetings

Impress your colleagues by hosting a private meeting at Lichtenstein Castle, draped in luxury and elegance.  With a capacity of 20 people in a room with teak floors and gold leaf ceilings, alongside a fireplace surrounded by knights and tapestries, you can feel like a king among men and rule your meeting.

Corporate Functions

Whether for a marketing event or a year-end function as a thanks to your employees, Lichtenstein Castle provides the ideal location to treat one and all to a fantastic fantasy corporate function. Perfect for themed events like Game of Thrones, Masked Balls, Steam Punk, Red Carpet, Harry Potter or Oscars, give one and all a night to remember in this unforgettable venue.

Private Events

Whether it’s an amazing anniversary, a rousing celebration amongst friends, or a fantastical 21st birthday party; there’s no place more awe-inspiring to throw a party than at the Lichtenstein Castle. The venue can host private dinners of up to 16 people surrounded by a silver leaf ceiling, a fireplace, lounge, and stained glass windows.

Film & Photography Shoots

With a reputation for being South Africa’s Hollywood, Cape Town is world renowned as a sought-after movie destination for film companies worldwide. Whether you’re looking for the perfect place to shoot your medieval drama, a magical set for your photo shoot, or an idyllic location for a Shakespearean masterpiece; Lichtenstein Castle provides the ideal backdrop to guarantee your project becomes a success