Bella Ev is a house with a rich soul and a character that bids you welcome. The guest house is nestled at the base of Muizenberg Mountain, opposite an indigenous garden and is within walking distance of popular speciality restaurants, antique and art shops in Kalk Bay, as well as the 36 km Muizenberg beach and Surfer's Corner.
Explore the many mountain walks and caves, discover the fynbos or watch the whales in the bay. Situated in the heart of historic Muizenberg, Bella Ev is within close proximity of the Cecil John Rhodes Museum, the Police Museum and old Post Huis. Additional attractions include the Lindberg Arts Foundation, the Casa Labia and the Masque Theatre, the Roxy surf school, as well as three of Cape Town’s most beautiful golf courses, Steenberg, Clovelly, and Westlake. The Next Einsteins Initiative, The African Institute of Maths and Science (AIMS), an arm of Cambridge University, the South Peninsula College as well as the SA Navy are within walking distance from Bella Ev and the American Embassy only a few minutes drive.
In the words of our guests “A great location between the city and the Cape’s wilderness, perfect to explore the area with the beautiful train line on the beach.” Enjoy this wonderful coastline, the penguins at Boulders, and Cape Point by renting a bicycle, taking the train or hopping onto the Green Bus.
The guesthouse has four upstairs rooms, each with its own special charm, as well as a state of the art modern self-catering unit, The Cube. The main double bedroom boasts a king size Napoleon bed, park, sea and mountain views and a beautiful en-suite Victorian bathroom.
The 2 standard double rooms are both decorated with fine furnishings and offer the chance to soak in Victorian bath tubs while take in the stunning mountain views.
The Terrace Suite comprises a large double room adjoined by a sun room with light self-catering facilities which leads onto a large terrace overlooking the garden and characterful Muizenberg Mountain.
This room has an en-suite shower bathroom.
Downstairs is the spacious dining room overlooking the indigenous park, a TV room, a wonderful library, a Mediterranean courtyard and beautiful garden with mountain views - many special places in which you can sit and relax. Bella Ev is famous for our speciality breakfast which is always enjoyed by our guests and served by our butler.
In addition we have The Cube, this exquisite state of the art open plan architecturally designed self-catering unit offers 2 sleeping components (or for a single/couple with space for lounge for writing working bureau), a full summer-winter glass kitchen beneath an ancient palm tree, stunning bathroom, private large outside deck area.
The Cube is finely decorated in a creative modern style which incorporates open spaces and a lot of natural light entering through 360 degree windows. The Cube is suitable for a discerning couple, a family with 2 children or could comfortably serve as home and office for a single professional.
The Treehouse Terrace Room is a separate wing in the main house comprising 2 single rooms (each with single a bed), en-suite bathroom with large walk-in shower and hand sculptured basin and leads out onto an enchanting wooden terrace nestled between the trees and overlooking Muizenberg Mountain. Basic facilities to prepare light meals are provided.
Longer stays are welcomed. Price negotiable based on length of stay and number of guests.
Bella Ev is fortunate to be connected by a reliable train service within 2 minutes walking distance. We are connected by 2 highways allowing easy access to the rest of Cape Town and winelands. A large well stocked supermarket is located within 2 minutes walking distance.
Tel: +27 21 788 1293
Mobile: +27 82 547 3568