About us

Paul Tosio t/a Berg and Beach offers Luxury Self-Catering Apartments in Fish Hoek and Simon’s Town. The business started operated in 2012 with one ensuite apartment, able to accommodate two adults. Today, Berg and Beach consists of six serviced, self-catering apartments, able to accommodate 20 adults. The business aims to provide guests with very comfortable yet affordable accommodation. The proprietor is able to provide guests with in-depth local knowledge and advice on how best to enjoy the city. 

Use of Site

You may only use this site to browse the content, make legitimate purchases and shall not use this site for any other purpose, including without limitation, to make any speculative, false or fraudulent purchases. This site and the content provided on this site may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed. More specifically, the photographs displayed on the website are all the property of Paul Tosio and may not be used for any purpose or under any circumstances without first obtaining his permission; and crediting him. ‘Deep-linking’, ’embedding’ or using analogous technology is strictly prohibited. Unauthorized use of this site and/or the materials contained on this site may violate applicable copyright, trademark or other intellectual property laws or other laws.

Disclaimer of Warranty

The contents of this site are provided ‘as is’ without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability, fitness for purpose and non-infringement.

The owner of this site, the authors of the website and in general anybody connected to this site in any way, from now on collectively called the ‘Providers’, assume no responsibility for errors or omissions in the website’s content.

The Providers further do not warrant, guarantee or make any representation regarding the safety, reliability, accuracy, correctness or completeness of the content. The Providers shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, general, special, incidental or consequential damages, including, without limitation, data loss, lost revenues and lost profit, which may result from the inability to use or the correct or incorrect use, abuse, or misuse of the website’s content, even if the Providers have been informed of the possibility of such damages. The Providers cannot assume any obligation or responsibility in this regard.

The use of this website’s contents is forbidden in those places where the law does not allow this disclaimer to take full effect.

Proprietor’s Rights

Paul Tosio t/a Berg and Beach Luxury Self-Catering Accommodation reserves the right to:

  1. modify or withdraw, temporarily or permanently, this website, or any part of it with or without notice to you and you confirm that he shall not be liable to you or any third party for any modification to or withdrawal of this website; 
  2. change these conditions from time to time, and your continued use of this website, or any part of it, following such change, shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such change. It is your responsibility to check regularly to determine whether the Conditions have been changed. If you do not agree to any change to the conditions then you must immediately stop using this website. 

The proprietor will endeavor to maintain this website. The Website is subject to change from time to time. You will not be eligible for any compensation in the event that you cannot use any part of the Website or because of a failure, suspension or withdrawal of all or part of the website due to circumstances beyond the proprietor’s control.

Privacy Policy

The proprietor is committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy policy applies to all web pages related to this website.

All information gathered using online forms on the website is used to personally identify users and to enable the proprietor to correspond with guests prior to, during and after check-in. The information will not be used for anything other than that which is stated in these terms and conditions. None of the information collected will be sold or made available to anyone under any circumstances.

The website may collect certain information about your visit, such as the name of the Internet Service Provider (ISP) and the Internet Protocol (IP) address through which you access the Internet; the date and time you access the website; the pages that you access while on the website and the Internet address of the website from which you linked to our website. This information is used to help improve the website, analyze trends, and administer the website.

The proprietor may need to change this policy from time to time in order to address new issues and reflect changes on our website. These will be posted here so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and whether we will disclose that information to anyone. Please refer back to this policy regularly. If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy policy, please send us an e-mail.

By using this website, you signify your acceptance of the proprietor’s privacy policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use this website. Your continued use of the website following the posting of changes to these terms and conditions will signify that you accept those changes.

Cookies and Tracking Technology

This website may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookie and tracking technology are useful for gathering information such as visitors’ browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the website, and understanding how visitors use the website. Cookies can also help customize the website for visitors. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology; however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.

Third Party Links

In an attempt to provide increased value to our users, we may provide links to other websites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and do not endorse and are not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for the privacy practices or the content, including misrepresentative or defamatory content, of such websites, including, without limitation, any advertising, products or other materials or services on or available from such websites or resources, nor for any damage, loss or offence caused or alleged to be caused by, or in connection with, the use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on such external websites or resources.


Accommodation keys will be handed over to guests at the check-in time agreed beforehand. The keys will be handed over to guests at the address of the relevent guesthouse. Fish Hoek guests are to collect their keys at 29 Carmichael Road, Fish Hoek and Simon’s Town guests are to collect their keys from 16 Whytes Way, Simon’s Town. Check-in is anytime from 14h00 unless a different time is agreed upon in advance. At the time of departure, guests are requested to leave accommodation keys in the wooden postbox between the security gates. Check-out is anytime before 11am unless a later check-out has been agreed upon in advance. 


The availability of accommodation is accessible via this website. This is done through the use of Nightsbridge software and technology. The proprietor does not warrant or guarantee that such software and technology is accurate. The proprietor will apply all reasonable efforts to maintain the calendar; to honor all bookings; and/or to return guests’ deposits when double bookings occur. However, the proprietor will not be liable for any damages of whatever nature arising from double bookings or any other occurrence connected with the website’s calendar and the user, by using this website, agrees to this condition.


When you click to make a purchase with us legal obligations arise and your right to a refund of monies charged to your credit card or paid in any other way agreed by us, are limited by our terms & conditions. You must not make any purchase through this site unless you understand and agree to all our terms and conditions. Once payment is made for a purchase, it is deemed that you have read and understood the terms and conditions for that purchase. If you have any queries, please contact us before making any purchase for accommodation through this website.

Refunds Policy

If a booking is canceled or modified up to 60 days before the date of arrival, no fee will be charged. If a booking is canceled or modified later or in the case of a no-show, 70 percent of the total price of the reservation will be charged.

Payment Options and Pricing

All transactions will be processed in South African Rands (ZAR).

The proprietor endeavors to offer you competitive prices on all accommodation; your total price will include the price of the accommodation purchase plus any applicable tax and/or levy.

The proprietor reserves the right to change pricing at any time without prior notice.

Should the proprietor reduce its price on any accommodation within 5 working days of your arrival, you may contact us and request a refund of the difference between the price you were charged and the reduced selling price.

Credit Card

We accept MasterCard and Visa credit cards. If you do not have a credit card please utilize one of the other payment options, or simply log off and return to the site at a later time to complete your order.

Security Policy

  1. Virtual Card Services processes all credit card transactions. All credit card transactions are 128 bit Secure Socket Layers (SSL) encrypted. The company registration documents and the site’s registered domain name are checked and verified by Thawte, reassuring the cardholder, and merchant that nobody can impersonate VCS to obtain confidential information.
  2. Virtual Card Services is committed to providing secure online services. All encryption complies with international standards. Encryption is used to protect the transmission of personal information when completing online transactions. Virtual Card Services Internet servers are protected by firewalls and intrusion detection systems.
  3. The Merchant does not have access to credit card details.
  4. Virtual Card Services continually reviews and enhances its security in line with technological changes.


The proprietor has the right, but not the obligation, to monitor any activity and content associated with this website. The proprietor may investigate any reported violation of these terms and conditions or complaints and take any action deemed appropriate (which may include but is not limited to, issuing warnings, suspending, terminating or attaching conditions to your access and/or removing any materials from the website).


These terms and conditions will be exclusively governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of South Africa whose Courts will have exclusive jurisdiction in any dispute, save that we have the right, at our sole discretion, to commence and pursue proceedings in alternative jurisdictions.

Updating of these Terms and Conditions

We reserve the right to change, modify, add to or remove from portions or the whole of these Terms and Conditions from time to time. Changes to these Terms and Conditions will become effective upon such changes being posted to this Website. It is the User’s obligation to periodically check these Terms and Conditions at the Website for changes or updates. The User’s continued use of this Website following the posting of changes or updates will be considered notice of the User’s acceptance to abide by and be bound by these Terms and Conditions, including such changes or updates.


I understand that all the website’s content is the intellectual property of the proprietor and hereby accept these terms and conditions. I undertake not to copy/duplicate the content in anyway and understand the legal implications thereof. Should I be found to be in violation of this agreement I understand that I will be held liable for all legal costs incurred by the proprietor for any legal action taken against me.

Contact Details

Physical address: 29 Carmichael Road, Fish Hoek, Cape Town, 7975.

Postal address: P O Box 1092, Sun Valley, Cape Town, 7985.

Email address: info@bergandbeach.com

Phone numbers: +27 (0)72 858 6746

Fax numbers: 086 551 8868