Bella Ev is a house with a rich soul and a character that bids you welcome. This national monument welcomes those with an appreciation for beautiful things. Bella Ev offers individually handcrafted bedrooms with a special charm and the traditions of Mediterranean cuisine at its Ottoman Restaurant.
Situated in the heart of historic Muizenberg, Bella Ev is nestled at the base of a mountain opposite an indigenous garden and is within walking distance of popular restaurants, antique shops, art shops, the train, beach, supermarket, Casa Labia and The African Institute of Maths and Science (AIMS). Explore the many mountain walks and caves or watch the whales in the bay. We are also in close proximity to Cape Point, 3 golf courses, Boulders penguin reserve and various famous surfing spots.
Please contact Bella Ev if you are a looking for an unusual space for small conferences, intimate weddings and events.
Garden to relax in, extensive book library, guest television lounge, meals other than breakfast on request, laundry facilities on request at an additional cost, excellent massages on-site can be arranged. Full speciality breakfasts served daily. Ottoman Restaurant on-site.
Muizenberg is home to many examples of the grand architecture of its Victorian times when Muizenberg was an exclusive seaside resort for the rich and famous. Visit some of the museums, walk the historical mile to St James or indulge in the theatre and gastronomic culture that is expanding with Muizenberg's rejuvenation.
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. 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.
Bella Ev Guest House is only 5 minutes walk from Muizenberg beach and St. James and 5 minutes drive from Kalk Bay, Westlake, Lakeside, Capricorn Business Park, Westlake Business Park and the American Embassy.
In Room Facilities:
All rooms have comfortable Double, King-size or Single beds, views of the garden, park, sea and/or mountain and en-suite Victorian bathrooms. Rooms are individually decorated with fine furnishings and a baby cot is available for use in the Large Room with Adjoining Room/Family Room.
The Cube: This exquisite state of the art self-catering unit comprises 2 bedrooms (or single bedroom with office), a full kitchen, stunning bathroom, private courtyard beneath an ancient palm tree as well as a 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.
Popular attractions include Surfer's Corner, Muizenberg Beach, 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. Enjoy coffee and cake at Knead Bakery, which has endless views over the most popular surfing beach in Cape Town and delivers upmarket deli meals with style. Behind Muizenberg beach you will find miniature putt-putt and the super-tube (waterslide). Muizenberg beach front is the Cape Town hot spot for surfing, kite surfing and land sailing for learners and professionals alike. Muizenberg is an easy access point for hiking off Boyes Drive which is a scenic travel road. Muizenberg is within easy reach for visits to Zandvlei, a popular water sport destination. Other outdoor opportunities in Muizenberg include boating, sailing, canoeing and bird watching. The Historical Mile boasts museums such as Het Posthuys and Rhodes Cottage and the Battle of Muizenberg. Zandvlei Bird Sanctuary is popular with nature lovers for its rich diversity of marine and bird life (over 130 species of birds). It is disabled friendly. Muizenberg Flea market is held outdoors at Sunrise Circle every Sunday and public holiday.