Chameleon Lodge - Matembe Leisure has recently been upgraded to a 4 star self catering establishment and boasts a variety of luxury units, with secure off-street parking. The units include satellite TV, wi-fi, fans,heaters and or air conditioning units, hot water bottles, hair driers, safes, fully equipped kitchens and barbecue facilities with private outdoor entertainment areas.
All linen is supplied (apart from beach towels) and the units are lightly serviced on a daily basis (except week-ends and public holidays). There is a laundry facility on the premises and laundry services close by.
Our ongoing renovations of this heritage property - the most recent being a major "make over" of the garden has earned us our recent upgrade from 3 to 4 stars by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa. For the rest of 2017 we have made an executive decision to maintain our three star rates so that our guests benefit from the added extras without having to pay more.
Secure offstreet parking, swimming pool, honesty bar, barbecue areas, laundry service. Wi-Fi and office services.
The Strand is the perfect place to base yourself if you are looking to enjoy all that the Cape Peninsula and its surrounds has to offer. Access to Cape Town, Simonstown, Stellenbosch, Franschoek and Hermanus (for example) are easily accessible and more or less equi-distant from the Strand.
In Room Facilities:
Welcome pack - tea, coffee, filter coffee. cremora, sugar, and milk.
COTTAGE - fans, full DSTV and self catering facilities.
LOFT - air conditioning, full DSTV and self catering facilities.
ZEBRA SUITE - air conditioningf, self catering facilities and local TV channels.
Longest (5kms) and safest beach on the peninsula
The Grand West Casino is about 25 minutes away and the Cape Town International Airport is approximately 20 minutes from our doorstep.
Local entertainment available at Spier and Somerset West Play House Theatre.
Fishing in False Bay.
There are 4 excellent golf courses close by including Erinvale golf course which hosted the world cup tournament some years back.
Cycling trails close by.
Virgin Active health club is close by and vouchers are sold through our office at Chameleon Lodge if required.
There are many hiking trails in and around the Helderberg.
We are within 5 minutes drive of the Somerset Mall and its wide choice of shops.
Various local tours are available.
If you are a qualified Scuba Diver our "in-house" Dive Master will happily arrange and lead your dives.
Helderberg and Stellenbosch Wine routes are on our doorstep.