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 […]
January 29, 2019

New Resident Chef at Camps Bay Retreat

Camps Bay Retreat and the Von Kamptz Restaurant are very excited to announce the arrival of our new Resident Chef, Mark Hendry. With his untamable creative […]
March 16, 2018

100 New Trees at Camps Bay Retreat

February 8, 2018

Pet Places Helps Rescue Dogs with New Donation Programme and Adopts Two Loveable Strays

December 19, 2017
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8 Questions for New Head Chef Jonlin Carollissen

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 […]
July 27, 2017
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History of Camps Bay Retreat – Where it all started

Thomas Earl Skaife bought the estate from the Cape Marine Suburbs in 1911. He sold it to Friedrich Wilhelm Knacke in 1920 who named the estate […]