Tag Archives: Bay Hotel

Camps Bay hosts first African Padel Tournament, an Olympic-recognised sport!


The world’s newest and fastest growing sport Padel, and growing by the minute with 18 million players around the world, is setting the sport world on fire. Hosting the African Padel Tournament on the Camps Bay Sportsfield will create even more interest in the sport.

In Camps Bay the Padel demand is so large that the historic Rotunda at the Bay Hotel has been transformed into a Padel court. The Camps Bay Retreat has transformed its tennis courses into Padel courts.

Padel will be an Olympic sport played at the 2028 Los Angeles Games for the first time. Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 169 of Level 1, 18 March 2022


Friday 18 March 2022, Day 169 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a day of working from home, writing and posting for clients; for a beautiful 26C day, with only a breeze; for a sunset walk to Woolies, and to Gibson’s for an ice cream; for the feeling of a long weekend ’holiday’ lying ahead, with excellent weather ❤️; and for being happy, healthy and free. 🙏💙 Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 145 of Level 1, 22 February 2022.


Tuesday 22/02/2022, Day 145 of Level 1. 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#gratitude for a beautiful day, mild at 26C with no wind; for a terrible start to the day and a brilliant ending; for working on client posts this morning; for a client Status meeting at the Bay Hotel, all the better with a Gin and Dry lemon that each of us had, making it a two hour meeting; for a Gibson’s ice cream spoil at the Beachfront; for being booked for a Tourist Guiding job with a German client for later this week 💙; for two persons coming to the rescue when a homeless person wanted to attack Continue reading →

Gibson’s Gourmet Burgers Summer Pop-up Food Truck opens on Camps Bay Beachfront!


Ten days ago Restaurateur and Camps Bay resident Ian Halfon, co-owner of the Slick Group, opened a Gibson’s Gourmet Burgers Summer pop-up Food Truck inside the parking area of the Bay Hotel in Camps Bay, not only selling their well-known burgers but also delicious ice creams and milkshakes.

The Gibson’s Food Truck is located in the centre of the Camps Bay Beachfront, clients accessing the ordering hatch via steps leading up to a platform on the Victoria Road pavement. Continue reading →