Camps Bay Retreat is a 5 star boutique hotel set in 4 acres of lush nature reserve, complete with waterfalls and streams. The original manor house is a gracious building, with high ceilings, large paintings, chandeliers and Turkish rugs, exuding old world charm and elegance. There are 2 lounges where guests can relax and a dining room leading out to a terrace where many meals can be enjoyed al fresco. The cuisine here is based on fresh local ingredients and in summer special wine evenings are often arranged.
Guests rooms are in the main manor house and also in the contemporary Deck House and The Villa in the grounds. All have ensuite bathrooms, TV, phone, DVD players, tea and coffee making equipment, minibar and air conditioning. The rooms in the Deck House and The Villa also have private balconies overlooking the gardens.
There are 3 swimming pools - the solar-heated main pool, the cool pool of the Deck House and the mountain pool in the gardens. The wellness centre offers a range of treatments, massages and facials, a spa and a sauna and yoga classes can be arranged on site. For more active guests there is a fitness cabin with an exercise bike and weights, a tennis court and mountain bikes. Hiking is also popular and there are various nearby nature trails - you may be accompanied on your walk by one of the resident dogs! Squash is available at Camps Bay sports club, of which the Retreat is a member.
Camps Bay Retreat is also well positioned for visitng local beaches, taking the cable car up Table Mountain and enjoying the cafes, bars and restuarants of The Promenade. The V & A Waterfront with its shops, boutiques and cafes is just 10kms away.