Tintswalo Atlantic is the newest addition to the Tintswalo Collection and is perfect for those wanting to stay in a peaceful location close to the heart of Cape Town. The hotel cannot even be seen from the road above and it is set right on the water's edge.
Tintswalo take great pride in their kitchen and guests are invited to watch the chefs, should they wish, and even have a personalised cooking class. There is also a small wine cellar. Breakfast and afternoon tea are included and á la carte lunches and dinners are also available. In addition, there are numerous world-class restaurants in Cape Town and the surrounding area.
The sights of Cape Town are easily accessible as is the sweeping Noordhook Beach which is perfect for an early morning or sunset walk. A massage therapist can be arranged for private treatments in your room and the surrounding mountain reserve has numerous walks and pathways to explore.
Every suite has an extra length double or twin bed, en-suite bathroom, air-conditioning and small private deck. Each room is individually decorated to reflect the colours and influences of a different island around the world. The Presidential Suite has two bedrooms and is ideal for two couples travelling together.
A courtesy vehicle is available to transport guests to local restaurants in and around Hout Bay as well as into Cape Town and the V&A Waterfront.
Accommodation comprises 10 Island Suites and one Presidential Suite. Each room has its own unique view of the ocean and the majestic Sentinel across the bay. The suites offers supreme comfort and privacy, and whale watching is an effortless activity at certain times of the year. Spacious en-suite bathrooms, all with his and her basins as well as showers also enjoy an uninterrupted marine view.
Facilities include a lounge, bar, small wine cellar, dining room, and interactive kitchen. The common element shared by all are the breathtaking views of the sea and mountains. From the long wooden deck with its heated Jacuzzi pool and comfortable loungers, one has a feeling of being suspended over the ocean.
Activities around the lodge include various treatments at the Spa, whale watching at certain times of year and the surrounding mountain reserve has a multitude of paths and walkways for visitors to enjoy. Guests may also wander along the pebbled beach (the nearest sandy beach is in Hout Bay). The hotel offers a shuttle service to local restaurants, Cape Town and the V&A Waterfront.
When to travel
Year-round destination. The summers are generally warm and dry, while winters tend to be wet and cool, the rains brought on by fierce north westerly gales. Neither season experiences extremes of temperature, thanks to prevailing winds. Summer (Nov-Mar) is the hottest with temperatures 20-40°C. Mid season (Apr, May, Sep, Oct) temps between 10-30°C. Winter (from June- Aug) is the low season with temps 0-25°C.
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Location and directions
Cape Town, South Africa
Tintswalo Atlantic has an exceptional location in Cape Town, on the water's edge just off Chapman's Peak drive. It looks out over Hout Bay towards the towering peak of The Sentinel. Nestled unobtrusively between the Atlantic Ocean and the slopes of the Cape Mountain Fynbos Reserve.
How to get there
11-hours 50-minute British Airways flight from London Heathrow to Cape Town International Airport. The airport is located approximately 1-hour from Tintswalo Atlantic. Taxis are readily available at both ends of the journey.