About Bentley's guesthouse
The name Bloubergstrand literally means ¨blue mountain beach¨ in the local South African language of Afrikaans and is derived from Blaauberg, meaning Blue Mountain, a nearby mountain range. The Bloubergstrand area is world famous as the mecca for surfing, kite boarding, sand boarding, stand up paddle boarding (SUP). With the area´s combination of consistent SE winds and perfect beach spots, it provides world class conditions for all water sports activities.
Bentley´s 5 star modern rustic beach-styled Guesthouse is ideally located in Blouberg, only 400m from the beach, within a 4 minute walking distance to Blouberg beach and promenade, shopping and restaurants. You can have your perfect escape from the bustle of the City Centre, yet be close enough to be near attractions – a perfect combination of city and beach house living!
Bentley´s Guesthouse is located within a 30 minute drive (27km) from the Cape Town International Airport, 20 minute drive (21km) to the City Centre, Table Mountain Cableway and hikes, V&A Waterfront. 15 minute drive (11km) to Cape Town´s largest shopping mall Canal Walk. 30 minute drive (25km) to Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Within 30 minutes to begin the drive through the beautiful Cape Winelands of Paarl, Stellenbosch and Franshhoek. This makes Bentley’s Guesthouse ideally situated for half and full day trips and Cape Town tours, all of which we can help arrange for you.
Bentley´s Guesthouse offers 5 luxury rooms, consisting of 1 spacious king suite (that can be versatile and converted into 2 twin beds) and 4 queen suites, all with en-suite bathrooms. A large modern open plan kitchen, relaxing lounge TV room with a wood burning fireplace and 12 seater solid oak dining room table. French doors leading out with a view of the sparkling outdoor pool, sun loungers and modern wooden cabana and entertaining deck. The outdoor deck is equipped with a Braai/BBQ and steps down into a private garden.
Sample an array of gourmet, award winning restaurants within the Blouberg and Big Bay area! An ultra-modern gym (Virgin Active) with indoor swimming pool and 4 shopping malls (including South Africa’s largest shopping mall, Canal Walk) are a short drive away.
ABout the HOSTS
Your hosts, Adam and Kelly Bentley and Pam (Kelly's Mother) are here to help you create a trip of a lifetime in Cape Town. Together, they have vast local knowledge about the areas and top sight seeing activities and adventures. Ensuring that they can help you design your custom personalised itineraries to suit your individual preferences. From hiking, running and cycling along the many beaches or nature reserves, to visiting the Cape Winelands, sampling world class wines and fine dining restaurants, to laid back curio and food markets. Enjoy West Coast seaside local restaurants and shops, shark cage diving, Table Mountain cable car, scenic drives along the Cape Peninsula and more. Bentley’s Guesthouse is at the epicenter of the Cape Town experience!
Pam Wedderburn-Clarke set up her own successful guesthouse called Nyaleti Lodge 5 years ago, located on the Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate in the safari bush near the Kruger National Park. Pam is a really hospitable manager with a huge passion for hospitality, people, wildlife and nature. Pam decided to return to Cape Town to manage Bentley's Guesthouse. Pam has excellent guesthouse management experience from running her own hugely successful safari styled guesthouse over the last 5 years. She is an excellent host, specializing in her hospitality skills with guests. She is always professional, service orientated and has a warm and friendly personality, always willing to assist our guests to make them feel like they are in their 'home away from home'. Pam is a valuable asset to Bentley´s Guest House.
Adam and Kelly Bentley have been working together for the last 7 years as a Captain and Chef team on luxury yachts around the Mediterranean and Caribbean. They met and fell in love in Cape Town and have been travelling the world together since, embracing their love for travel, sailing, the ocean, nature, wildlife and entertaining guests. They have a superb passion for the hospitality industry and this guesthouse is therefore a natural fit for them. Bentley´s Guesthouse on 61 Dolphin Drive.
Together, Adam, Kelly and Pam form a dynamic team managing Bentley's Guesthouse offering high end personalized service, paired with their warm and friendly Capetonian hospitality!