About The Flying Penguin
The Flying Penguin is a very special retreat in Simon’s Town, boasting exquisitely uninterrupted views of one of the Cape Peninsula’s finest swimming beaches, which is only a short stroll away. It is all about enjoying the finer things of the Western Cape within an ambience of utter tranquillity.
The Flying Penguin accommodates a maximum of 6 guests at any one time. Each bedroom has an en-suite bathroom and shower, with the penthouse offering a Victorian slipper bath as well. The accommodation offers a flat screen television and Wi-Fi internet in all units and a modern music system in the penthouse.
The Penthouse (Sleeps 4 – B&B or Self Catering):
The main bedroom has a double bed and the second bedroom has two single beds. The kitchen is fully equipped with a microwave, large fridge / freezer, dishwasher, gas stove / electric oven, two sinks as well as cutlery and crockery for six people.
The lounge / dining room is furnished with couches and there is a dining table for six. The deck is 22m² and boasts panoramic views. The southern part of the deck is sheltered from the wind and there are braai facilities as well as seating for four people.
The Self Catering Suite (Sleeps 2):
With beautiful views of False Bay, this suite has a King size bed (twin beds on request) and a seating area. There is an en-suite bathroom. The kitchen facilities include a micro / convection oven combo and a small under counter fridge / freezer. A pullout mattress can be provided for a child to sleep on.
The patio area is private and a small braai is provided. There is garden access.
The B&B Suite (Sleeps 2):
Boasting beautiful views of the bay, this suite has an en-suite bathroom and is furnished with a King size bed. A pullout mattress can be provided for a child to sleep on. There is a seating area. Although this suite is not intended for self catering there is an under counter fridge / freezer and a micro / convention combo.
The patio is private and protected from the wind. Braai facilities are provided and there is garden access.
Please note there are steps down from the parking to the guest suites – you need to be able to handle a staircase.
• A washing machine is available on the premises for guests to use twice a week
• Bedding / linen and towels provided
• Guests can borrow a mountain bike and boogie boards
Location & Attractions
We are just five minutes away from the centre of Simon's Town with all of its charming boutique stores and only moments from the number one beach in the world: Boulder's Beach. The house is situated approximately six minutes stroll to Fisherman's Beach which is extremely popular with families and children.