The Flying Penguin Simons Town Bed & Breakfast or Self-catering, False Bay
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  • Property TypeApartments
  • Guests6
  • Rooms/Units3
  • Minimum Stay2-7 Nights
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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.

General Facilities

• 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.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Desk
  • DVD player
  • Heater(s)
  • Hi fi
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (periodic)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Security (alarm system)

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)


  • Free Wi-Fi

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Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

The Penthouse

2 Bedroomed apartment let out as a single unit. Sleeps 4. Main bedroom: double bed. 2nd Bedroom: 2 single beds. Bathroom: Shower, bath, basin, loo.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

The B&B Suite

30m² room with en-suite bathroom (shower).King size bed and pull out mattress. Microwave, bar fridge. Couch, patio, outdoor furniture, sea view.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 3 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed

The Self-Catering Suite

30m² room with en-suite bathroom (shower). King size bed and pull out mattress. Microwave, bar fridge, hob, sink, cooking facilities. Couch, patio, outdoor furniture, sea view.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 3 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed

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Need to Know

Response timeThe Flying Penguin typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

Closest airport(s)
Cape Town International - 50km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Payment methods accepted by the propertyDiners, American Express, Visa, Mastercard, Paypal, EFT or secure online payment via

Listed on since June 2015

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