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The Marly in Camps Bay ~ an Atlantic Seaboard staycation

by capetowndiva

THE MARLY Boutique Hotel & Spa in Camps Bay had me at the Eames Chairs, the views, and the unobtrusive sea side entrance, a smart decor synopsis of what awaits throughout the hotel.

The Eames Chair design- one of my ultimates


Having endured several months of closure during this frustrating Lockdown, The Marly is once again receiving guests, all safety protocols observed.

South Africa is in Level 2 that permits interprovincial travel and it’s a go for local adventuring. I for one am road-tripping all over the place, sating my wanderlust as I do my part to promote Cape Town and SA and show my support for the #SouthAfricaIsTravelReady and #IAmTourism campaigns.


There are 38 suites at the hotel that derives its name from Chateau de Marly, built in the 17th Century for Louis XIV and his family.

The rooms are spacious, with sliding glass doors that allow the natural light to stream in. Overall design reflects a curated overlap of contemporary comfort, showpiece luxury, and the ever present ocean and beach below.

The view from the patio of my deluxe sea facing suite


Camps Bay is an affluent coastal suburb on Cape Town’s Atlantic Seaboard that hums in and out of season with beachgoers, locals, tourists and pretty much anyone who loves a chilled glass of wine at a pavement cafe.  The hotels prime location means uninterrupted views across Lions Head, the ocean and The Twelve Apostles mountain range as a backdrop.

a chilled chardonnay pool-side


The Marly is the perfect place for a staycation and it’s an obvious base from which to explore the gorgeous Cape Peninsula, by car, motorbike, side car, paragliding, and the Red Bus via City Sightseeing Tours. The options are endless and you’ll love them all!

Visit The Marly’s website for details on current rates.


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