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  • Once upon a Tide in Jacobsbaai (Jacobs Bay), Western Cape, South Africa
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Excellent Rating: 4.7 / 5
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Full Kitchen
Shared lounge/TV area
DVD
Internet access
TV
Stove
Cleaning service
Dining Area
Garden
Fridge
Braai/BBQ Area
Child friendly
Oven
Linen
Parking on Premises
Fan
Bath towels
Microwave
WiFi
Heater
Patio
Covid-19 H&S Certified
Fireplace
Tea and coffee facilities
Once Upon A Tide is a charming guest house located in Jacobs Bay, a picturesque West Coast village, surrounded by natural fynbos, and within close proximity to Vredenburg and Saldanha. It is within easy reach of Cape Town, making it a popular weekend getaway destination.
In Room Facilities:
Accommodation is offered in a choice of 3 bedrooms, each with an en-suite bathroom and a private entrance from the garden. The bedrooms are furnished with either 2 three-quarter beds or a queen-size bed while the en-suite bathrooms are each fitted with a shower.

There is also a family room with a king-size bed, 2 three-quarter beds and an en-suite bathroom with a bath. The room has its own entrance and a beautiful sea view.

Area Information:
The isolated Jacobs Bay, just north of Saldanha Bay, is less than 90 minutes' drive from Cape Town along the R27. Locals and tourists alike call this area "Namaqualand by the sea" and the countryside around Jacobsbaai does indeed turn into a wildflower tapestry in spring.

Jacobsbaai might be small but it boasts 7 different bays, each with its own personality. Jacobsbaai has a sea frontage of 2km with sandy and rocky bays that are home to a variety of seafood, such as mussels, abalone, and crayfish. The coastal fynbos supports a variety of wildlife including jackal, duiker, steenbok, and tortoise. Bird watching is popular, especially during the migration season and Southern Right whales and dolphins can be spotted along the coast.

Property Facilities:
There are tea- and coffee-making facilities available in the bedrooms while meals can be provided by prior arrangement and at an additional cost. Guests have access to Wi-Fi, a communal dining area as well as a lounge with a TV and 2 fireplaces.

For those who want to make use of self-catering facilities, there is a fully equipped kitchen.

Attractions:
Activities in the area include boating, fishing, diving, hiking, dune riding, whale watching in season, and birdwatching.

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Property Type Guest House, Guest Lodge, Self Catering
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Reviews

David Fisher
21 September 2019
Our stay at Once Upon a Tide was very pleasant. The accommodation was very good and comfortable. It had everything we needed. And our hostess, Gisella, was very friendly and helpful. All in all, a great stay.
Superb. 5 out of 5
Ruben Van Niekerk
14 August 2019
Jacobs Bay Jewel!
Thank you for your genuine West Coast Hospitality! We enjoyed our stay at your beautiful Guest House! Warm and Welcoming host. Beautiful spacious and well-equipped room with all the basics! Best Nights Rest I had in ages. We will definitely be back :)
Superb. 5 out of 5
Sri Pillarisetty
28 March 2019
Nice location, friendly host, comfortable beds, quiet and neat place.
Fabulous. 4 out of 5

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Jacobsbaai (Jacobs Bay) Reviews

Les Eaglestone
04 September 2018
Peace and tranquility in Jacobsbaai (Jacobs Bay).
Superb. 5 out of 5
Jade B
18 August 2018
Beautiful spring flowers and the blue sea.
Superb. 5 out of 5
Max R
16 August 2018
Rustigheid en veiligheid in Jacobsbaai.
Superb. 5 out of 5
B Lange
04 August 2018
Jacobsbaai is such a beautiful little town. It was exactly what we need to unwind. It is not too far from Cape Town and the spring flowers were amazing.
Superb. 5 out of 5
Jude Pels
27 July 2018
Tranquility, peaceful, quiet, fresh air, place to relax.
Superb. 5 out of 5