Retreat On Hove


Doubtlessly, the Retreat on Hove Road & Spa is up there with the most exclusive and extraordinary accommodation option in the Cape Town and Camps Bay region: Perfectly set, it sports a magnificent view out over the Atlantic Ocean, Camps Bay, the prominent Lion’s Head and the Twelve Apostles mountain range.


Vast 700 square metres of living space comfortably accommodate up to eight guests in all style. You may look forward to four luxurious bedrooms, a private cinema and a spa. In short, the read more » stately house gloriously lives up to its name and becomes a charming retreat for refined enjoyment and sweet relaxation.


Keep in mind that the dedicated management team is exclusively at the disposal of the handful of distinguished guests privileged to lodge at this exceptional luxury retreat.


Crossing the threshold for the first time, one cannot help but admire the tastefully designed modern ambience. Certain to catch the eye, the gaze first takes a dive underwater: The entrance lobby grants an underwater view of the swimming pool on the level above.


Keep exploring and discover new wonders at every other turn. The Hove Road Retreat’s middle level has been styled to perfection by experienced and highly skilled interior designers. Contemporary chic walks a graceful tightrope with a cosy and comfortable flair. The interior is connected seamlessly to the graceful terrace with the L-shaped pool.


The elegant furniture deserves extra mention: Select pieces of designer furniture made to measure add an extra generous sprinkle of sophisticated flair. Modern elements are harmoniously combined with classic, warm timber hues.


The large and comfortable lounge has been fitted with a gas fireplace, a large flat-screen TV and a high-end sound system. The lounge connects directly with the large and stylish terrace.


Adjacent to the lounge, a lifestyle kitchen opens onto a charming dining area. A small office ensures easy communications and puts a courtesy IP telephone and a notebook at your disposal.


Yet another highlight, and certainly something truly unique in Camps Bay, is the Garden Spa Private Retreat. Make yourself at home in the private Spa Retreat complete with a Jacuzzi and treatment room.


And then, there is the 3D Cinema Retreat – the first choice for movie enthusiasts! In addition to the comfortable accommodation you enjoy a 3D cinema room furnished with a bar and its own popcorn machine!


On the other hand, the magnificent view from the top storey Panorama Rooms will keep you as effortlessly entertained as the most nail-biting movie flick. The elevated position commands a stunning vista best enjoyed at sunset.


Put to the hard choice which room to choose, you may also decide to simply book the entire retreat including the friendly staff or, alternatively, as a holiday home without staff. However, do take care: It is easy to get hooked, hard to leave the charming Retreat on Hove Road! « show less


The Retreat on Hove Road’s rooms, without exception, are fully air-conditioned and superbly equipped. In keeping with the house’s stylish design, the furniture has been mostly made to measure.


The read more » greatest importance has been placed on privacy and the rooms have been arranged and designed in such a fashion as to uphold this principle to the last. Moreover, the rooms provide ample opportunity to store away you garments and luggage. The ensuite bathrooms feature a bathtub, separate shower cabin and high quality toiletries.


The tech gadgets include a small sound system complete with an i-Pod docking station, a tea and coffee corner with a Nespresso machine, a safe and a hairdryer.


Praise goes out to the spectacular Garden Spa Private Retreat offering vast 120 square metres of living space including a private spa and terrace. Located in a secluded corner of the house, the Garden Spa Private Retreat has been furnished with a queen-sized bed. The small terrace connects to the perfectly private out- and indoor spa area.


Time to crack open a bottle of iced champagne and make yourself comfortable in the Jacuzzi! Alternatively, enjoy the sun in your open-air lounge. A short flight of stairs leads to the private spa with a small lounge and two massage tables.


Professional therapists are available on your request. For relatively moderate prices you may choose to arrange a single treatment or to contract a spa package for the duration of your stay. Ask our travel consultants for more information!


The 3D Cinema Retreat is located on the lower floor and offers a queen-sized bed, elegant bathroom fitted with a rain shower as well as a charming terrace complete with a small pond, day bed and lounge.


However, the most unique feature certainly, is the private, thirty square metres large cinema. You will find a large 3D flat-screen monitor, a bar and even a popcorn machine at your disposal. A selection of movies has been supplied. It will be a pleasure for the management to obtain your favourite flicks for a small fee.


As the name suggests, the Panoramic Retreat commands a wonderful view out over Camps Bay, the Lion’s Head and the Twelve Apostles mountain range – enjoyed most comfortably from the large king-sized bed or your private terrace.


The supremely spacious bathroom has been equipped with a bathtub, separate rain shower, double washbasins and vast panorama windows looking out over the Twelve Apostles. Take a leisurely shower, your eyes drifting to the distant peaks – of course, well protected from any onlookers. A small sitting area and a walk-in closet complete the facilities.


The Ocean View Retreat looks out over the Ocean, Camps Bay, the Lion’s Head and the Twelve Apostles. Start the day sipping an espresso in bed while observing the sun rise up over the Twelve Apostles. Or enjoy a cocktail on your terrace while the setting sun strikes the distant horizon on fire.


The large bathroom features a spacious rain shower, design bathtub and double washbasins. Settle down in the sitting corner or dress up for a big night on the town in the huge walk-in closet.


Lost for choice which room to choose? Not a problem! Simply book the entire Retreat on Hove Road & Spa including the friendly and efficient service staff. « show less


First, let it be mentioned that the sensational spa treatments are available to all guests lodged at the Retreat on Hove Road and not just to those staying at the Garden Spa Private Retreat. Have your read more » pick from the spa menu and enjoy professional treatments in the privacy of your suite.


The house’s supremely elegant flair invites you to indulge in a day or two of sweet idleness. Take a leisurely soak in the pool or burry yourself in a good book. It will be a pleasure for the service team to provide you with cold drinks and small snacks.


Trendy bars, gourmet restaurants and a promenade flanked by palm trees… Camps Bay has become one of Cape Town’s most fashionable neighbourhoods. An eight minutes’ stroll takes you into the heart of the Camps Bay. However, you may also ask the Retreat’s team to drive you down.


Just another ten minutes’ driving take you to the legendary Waterfront or the Table Mountain’s lower cable car station. Depending on traffic, Cape Town’s centre can be reached in approximately fifteen minutes. In short, Camps Bay is the perfect base camp for enjoying stylish holiday flair within easy reach of all the major attractions.


Another hot recommendation is a visit to Chapmans Drive! Just twenty minutes down the coastal road via Hout Bay take you there. And then, you will want to visit the famous Cape and the gourmet attraction the “Winelands”.


The Retreat’s management is well-versed in the region’s countless attractions and may help with both information and assistance concerning activities, excursions and insider tips.


One thing is certain… you will surely not be bored. Consider it a promise! « show less