Treat yourself to a little luxury - and the earth will thank you!

 

 

 

"To escape city life, spend a weekend at this retreat... lives up to its reputation as Cape Town's greenest B&B... generous hosts... a refuge from the sun" (Sunday Times)
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Welcome to a unique setting: a beautiful family home built out of organic materials – mud, straw, and wood; finished with natural sealants and eco-friendly paints; and lots of love. Here you can relax in a room furnished with natural and organic materials, take a shower heated by the sun and soon recycled in the garden, and enjoy a full organic breakfast. More....

So make an earth-conscious choice with your holiday this year, and contact us directly at Samhitakasha

 

The location

The house is situated 200 metres from Muizenberg beachfront, justly famous as a perfect beach to learn to surf as well as a family swimming beach – the most accessible beach on Cape Town’s warmer side, where the Atlantic waters are mellowed a little by the reach of the Indian Ocean. More...

 

The greenest B&B in Cape Town

Samhitakasha is built from mud and straw, like many traditional African houses, but in this case using “cob” techniques perfected in parts of the west of Britain. It was built on a brown-field site, i.e. one that had a previous house on it, in an existing suburb (the previous house was demolished in the 1970s), rather than a green-field site – virgin soil which could be used for conservation or agriculture. More...

Getting to know the Cape

A gorgeous world city, with a past as varied as are the many cultures who have made Cape Town what it is, there are many opinions and perspectives on what you should see and do here. We can help make your visit worthwhile and enjoyable with our in-house tours (registered with the Dept of Tourism) that are imaginative, ethical, conscious, and the quickest way to get to feel at home in the Western Cape. More...