Swim camps

Every year international swim teams escape their winter for the warmer sunny climate of Stellenbosch, South Africa. The dedicated swim camps make the most of their training whilst swimming with the African sun on their back. Swim facilities include access to state of the art University 50m outdoor or 25m heated indoor pool. For endurance or open water swim teams, swimming can be arranged at exclusive neighbouring Stellenbosch wine farm. Or slightly further in the ocean at Gordon’s bay.

Swim camp Stellenbosch, South Africa

Swim camp Stellenbosch

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Outdoor pool

Access to Stellenbosch University state of the art heated 50m (FINA Standard) ten lane pool with constant depth 2m. In the summer months it frequented by many national European swim teams to escape the European winter.

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Our Services

  • Group lane booking
  • Group sessions
  • Stroke correction
  • Squad swimming

Indoor Pool

Access to Stellenbosch University heated 25m standard 5 lane pool. Width 12.5m with footledge all round and wave breaker lane ropes.

Yes we know this is not an indoor pool photo, we just like this photo more. If you really really want to see the indoor pool press here


Open water swimming

Get away from the black line of the bottom of the pool for a tranquil open waters of nearby wine farm dam otherwise venture beyond the shoreline of the blue waters of Gordon’s bay on South African’s Whale coast for a open water swim

Our services

  • Post swim picnics can be arranged
  • Post swim wine tasting can be arranged
  • Pick-up and drop off


Our main accommodation is located on Dorp street, the historic gateway to Stellenbosch which is only 30 min from Cape Town International Airport. Just a 5 minutes walk from center of Stellenbosch. 15 minutes drive from the nearest beach.

  • Central self-catering apartments; else full/half board on request
  • Centre facilities on your doorstep – everything from stellar training facilities to spa facilities, restaurants and stunning shops, car rentals and travel agency
  • Off-site Gym and pool, within walking distance



Just a 10 minute walk from the pool, the gym and the track.

The villa can be accommodated with three distinct living areas. The design of the villa is ideal for teams and groups as there is spaciousness for interactive activities or private time apart. The configuration of beds is interchangeable from kind size to single beds for 4 rooms. The garden can be used both collectively or separately depending on the configuration of the group. The large swimming pool can be used for recovery and there is a spare room which can be used as a bike storage. There are two distinct barbeque areas. Private balconies lead off the two upstairs living areas and bedrooms.

The villa is fully equipped and furnished with three living areas, two kitchens, two laundy rooms, balconies, patios, barbecue areas, garden, cable TV, wi-fi, air conditioning, under floor heating, fire place, large swimming pool and gym.

Daily housekeeping services are included in the daily rate providing 2 hours of housekeeping. A night on site security attendant is included in the daily rate.

Swimming packages

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