Spend lazy, sun-filled afternoons on the spacious terrace with panoramic views of the ocean and the mountains. Relax with a glass of estate wine on the deck next to the beach, and enjoy magnificent views of breaking waves and spectacular African sunsets over the ocean, or watch the whales from the comfort of your bed.
The extensive breakfast menu changes daily. On request, a platter can be provided to enjoy on the beach in front of the guest house, and on-site wellness therapies can be arranged.
In Room Facilities:
No attention to detail has been spared in the superbly stylish decor. The six luxurious designer suites are individually fitted with all modern comforts, meeting international standards: king or queen-sized beds decked in 400-thread count Percale linen, under-floor heating, his and hers basins, heated towel rails, satellite TV, and free wireless internet access. We are a non-smoking facility.
From July to November whales can be admired in their multitudes from the guesthouse, cliff path, or during a boat cruise. Shark cage diving, a round of golf or a hike through the nature reserves ensure a healthy appetite.
Explore one of the world's most magnificent eco-destinations, renowned for its abundance of whales, great white sharks, and unique variety of flora species. The guest house is a stone's throw from swimming beaches, a quaint assortment of village restaurants, craft markets, boutiques, bars, art galleries, charming little shops, as well as two of the most popular golf courses in South Africa.
Watch the whales frolicking in the waves in front of the guesthouse while lying in bed, taking a bath or having breakfast. Pick up shells next to the guesthouse, build sand castles or simply stroll along the popular coastal path among the rock pools. Secure parking available on site.
138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse is an enchanting base from which to explore one of the world's most magnificent eco-destinations with whale watching from land or boat, great white shark cage viewing and diving from Gansbaai, bird watching by dingy on the Stanford River, mountain and fynbos walks in the Fernkloof nature reserve, dune horse riding, or visiting the penguin colony and Harold Porter Botanical Gardens at nearby Betty's Bay.
A little further afield and easy day trips include wine tasting at the many wineries in the area, 4X4 driving trails, the southernmost tip of Africa at Cape Agulhas, the caves and beach at De Kelders, the Mission station at Elim, the picturesque Kassiesbaai fisherman's village at Arniston and the historic Greyton and Genadendal rural villages.
We will be happy to provide directions or make reservations for restaurants and activities for you.