Situated just 200m from the palm-fringed, snowy white beach
in Camps Bay, you will find this historical house, Swiss Cottage
No.1, nestled below the Apostles Mountain Range (Part of Table
A feature and landmark in Camps Bay Village, it is one of
four "Swiss Cottages" that came from Oslo, Norway, where the
wood was cut and shaped, ready to assemble and then shipped
to Cape Town in 1902.
hosts, Dr Smith & Elmira, and the staff are dedicated
to making your stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.
Whilst Dr Smith is a dentist with a full time practice, Elmira
is responsible for the management of the guest house. Camps Bay
is the number one tourist destination in Cape Town, South
Africa. Only ten minutes drive to the city, the Waterfront
and Table Mountain and thirty minutes to the airport, Wine
Route and False Bay.
From the guest house, walk to the beach and shops and savour the local and international cuisine offered by the many restaurants and side-walk cafes. Witness the stunning sunsets over the sea whilst sipping cocktails from the funky bars or the balcony of the famous Blues or Paranga Restaurant; or simply soak up the sun on the number one rated beach in South Africa.
has built a reputation as a place that is "a home away
from home" and nothing is too much for us to organise and arrange for our guests. Many guests
have become personal friends and have visited several times
and referred their friends and family to Swiss Cottage. Guests
appreciate the fact that they can walk (takes 2 minutes) to
the beach and restaurants.