Our Blog

Written with our guests in mind, our blog offers insights into our hotel, neighbourhood and the city of Cape Town. This space will also be your one-stop shop for exciting news and updates relating to our hotel, competitions and event announcements to guide you, our readers, on a path to rediscover fun.
November 13, 2023

The World of Reiki

The World of Reiki In a world where stress and tension seem to be an everyday companion, there’s a profound need for holistic healing practices that […]
May 22, 2023
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Top 2023 Winter Hotel Specials As the winter season approaches, many travellers might find themselves wanting to plan their escape to warmer destinations. However, if you’re […]
March 3, 2020

A Holiday For The Whole Family

It’s still summer in sunny South Africa, and the March/April school holidays are right around the corner – and as we all know, summer holidays in […]
February 20, 2020

The Poetic Beauty of the Western Cape

“…It was then with quotes (good and bad) running through my mind that I decided to take a trip along the coast of the Western Cape. […]
March 20, 2019

Our Magnificent Garden

Camps Bay Retreat is located on four acres of private land in The Glen. The land borders the historical Round House Precinct and Glen Forest, which […]
March 20, 2019
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Our Resident Dogs

\”Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon […]
February 2, 2018

Golden Retriever Saves A Life

Ben, the beloved golden retriever of Camps Bay Retreat, turned 12 years old last month. Many know him as a friendly, welcoming presence at the Retreat, […]
December 11, 2017

Beautiful Indigenous Gardens in Camps Bay

Fynbos plants, interactive designs, and indigenous gardens that work with their natural landscapes are all key features in the gardens that Reto Mani designs and maintains. […]
December 1, 2017

Horticultural Internship Programme

Lush greenery, a secret waterfall, a mountain spring and paths through a forest of indigenous plants and fruit trees like mulberries and plums… The gardens of the […]
July 27, 2017
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Hotel Heritage Lounge

Heritage Lounge Through our Heritage Lounge we like to share our wonderful history and heritage with our guests, so they can become just as excited and […]