Bay is an affluent suburb of Cape Town, South Africa. In the African
winter it is a hotbed of European tourists as well as local South Africans
down for a beach holiday. It hosts beach volleyball tournaments as well
as a refreshing nightlife. Camps Bay is named after an invalid sailor,
Ernst Friedrich von Kamptz, who settled there in 1778. The back of
Table Mountain, the Table Mountain cableway and the Twelve Apostles Mountain
Range form a backdrop to the Camps Bay family beach.
stunning setting, pristine white sands and dazzling blue waters leave no
doubt as to why Camps Bay Beach was awarded Blue Flag Beach status.
map of Camps Bay
of the few Cape Town beaches on the Western Seaboard that is not protected
from the south east wind, Camps Bay Beach is still very popular and quite
frenetic with families, stylish singles, tourists, the lot. Camps Bay Beach
is really wide, backed by a row of palm trees, a busy road and a bank of
fashionable restaurants and coffee shops that overlook the beach. And it's
one of the best sunset spots. In the summer months itís not uncommon to
spot famous faces who are regular visitors to Cape Town with the paparazzi
lurking incognito behind beach umbrellas.Mediterranean and vibey, the ultra
wide Camps Bay Beach hosts numerous events like the international beach
volleyball tournaments and the popular Summer Beach Festival. Lifeguards
are on duty during the summer and beach vendors stroll about supplying
beach bums with ice creams and cold drinks.
you have young kids or just hate munching sand with your picnic, then grab
a spot on the lawn next to the tidal pool Ė you can even braai here and
children can swim safely without fear of being swept off to Australia.
And if youíre feeling energetic, thereís a great walk from Camps Bay Beach
to neighbouring Glen Beach, a stunning little cove with good surf. From
there you can stroll past Maiden's Cove, Bachelor's Cove and finally to
Clifton 4th Beach. Take Victoria Road for a brisk march back to Camps Bay
beachfront. At the end of a tough day soaking up the sunís rays, wander
over to one of the many stylish beachfront restaurants and bars for sun-downers
and the spectacular sunsets.
reading on this area: Holidaying
in Camps Bay by Phil Smulian
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Views Villas and Apartments, Luxury Self-Catering, CAMPS BAY
This property is 8 minutes
walk from the beach. Situated just 50 m from the secluded Bakoven Beach,
Blue Views Luxury Accommodation in Camps Bay offers modern, fully furnished
self-catering accommodation. Each property includes complimentary WiFi
as well as a daily cleaning service between Monday and Saturday. Some of
the facilities and services offered include private pools, laundry services
and grocery shopping before arrival. Camps Bay Beach with its restaurants
is just 500 m away. To V&A Waterfront it is 6.4 km and to Cape Town
Airport it is 27 km. Camps Bay is a great choice for travellers interested
in beaches, wine and nature.
View Villa & Apartment, Luxury Designer Holiday Home, CAMPS BAY
in a tranquil leafy street in Cape Town's exclusive and trendy neighbourhood
of Camps Bay, Lionís View faces the Atlantic Ocean and is backed by the
peaks of the Twelve Apostles. Designed by a leading South African architect,
its innovative, modern architecture and furnishings have featured in many
a glossy design magazine, fashion shoot and TV commercial. The house
is spacious and luxurious and can be separated into two independent sections
if required: the main house has 5 double bedrooms and the penthouse has
2 double beds. A lush and immaculate garden surrounds the rim-flow
pool and patios. Inside, all is cool, light and airy with the cleanest
of lines. Itís white from top to bottom - even the designer furnishings.
and Rock Villa, Luxury Self-Catering House, CAMPS BAY
three-level villa is situated on a mountain with beautiful views over Camps
Bay and the ocean. The villa is environmentally-friendly, minimizing water
use by means of an electronically controlled watering system, rain-water
tank irrigation recycling and rooftop solar panels. The first floor apartment
sleeps four with a king-size bed and a double sleeper couch in the lounge
while the kitchen is fully equipped. All three lounges have large plasma
TVs, DVD players, CD players and I-pod docking stations. A separate study
is equipped with a computer and wireless Internet access is accessible
throughout the house. While the villa sleeps 14, there are two sleeper
couches for an additional four guests. Sleeps 18.
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Villa, Luxury Holiday Villa, CAMPS BAY
property is 3 minutes walk from the beach. Situated in Camps Bay, Vetho
Villa features panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Twelve Apostles.
The grounds include an outdoor pool with a sun terrace and the beachfront
is 200 m away. The spacious rooms and suites are designed with modern finishes
and furniture, and all feature a flat-screen TV with cable channels. The
lounges come with tea/coffee facilities and the marble and glass en-suite
bathrooms contain free toiletries. A continental breakfast is served daily
and barbecue facilities are available. The many restaurants which line
the cosmopolitan Camps Bay Promenade are within 300 m walking distance
of the villa.