At the foot of scenic Chapman's Peak drive, our self-catering accommodation, Enchanted Garden, is situated on a two acre property in Noordhoek which is Cape Town’s rural treasure and has a delightful village atmosphere; the ambience is tranquil and serene, with plenty of wide open spaces, a magnificent 7 kilometre stretch of unique beach and breathtaking scenery. Despite its country atmosphere, Noordhoek has a lot to offer, including restaurants, a shopping mall, horse riding, whale watching, hiking trails, surfing, bird watching, wine tasting, plus nearby golf courses and a penguin colony.
Our property boasts an entirely indigenous garden incorporating a wide variety of protea species. Here you have a sensational sweeping view of the mountains, the valley and the sea. There are two swimming pools and an enclosed braai (barbecue) area for you to enjoy.
Both our two self-catering units, a chalet and a cottage, border on Table Mountain National Park. It is a common occurrence to observe fish eagles, hawks, jackal Buzzards, owls and mongoose. A variety of hens, geese and guinea fowl roam all over the property. You will also find yourself in the company of three miniature horses, two Daschunds and the pig Penelope. There is a koi pond, as well as a large duck pond.
A wooden staircase leads to your luxurious chalet with a private deck. This chalet consists of a lounge/dining room with an open-plan fully equipped kitchen. The main bedroom and the second bedroom each have their own bathroom and a king-size bed (or twin beds).
Our wheelchair-friendly cottage is secluded and intimate, with a private verandah as well as a garden and consists of a lounge/open-plan, fully equipped kitchen and one bedroom with king-size bed (or twin beds) with an en-suite bathroom.
There is full satellite TV with own decoders and more than 40 channels, as well as a lock-up safe in each bedroom and an ironing board with iron in both holiday units. A fully automatic washing machine is available for the exclusive use of guests.
Only 5 minutes walk from the sandy beach, stay at our well established Guesthouse Fischreiher in Swakopmund, Namibia’s premier seaside resort, and experience true Namibian hospitality. We are serving international and local markets alike since 2005.
There is nothing like a fresh ocean breeze to make you sleep like a baby. Get a good nights rest at our child-friendly Bed and Breakfast which prepares daily an English breakfast and a Continental buffet for a good start into your day.
We have eight (8) en-suite guest rooms consisting of five twin rooms, and three double bedded rooms. All rooms are equipped with a TV, a coffee/tea station as well as a small bar fridge. Families are welcome to choose between the self-catering flat with two rooms and a unit with double bed plus a bunk bed. Our rates are affordable and are negotiable the longer you stay.
Tired of travelling all day cropped up in your vehicle? Sometimes one just wants to sit down outside and unwind after a long journey or days work. We know the feeling, so we have made sure that our garden, with benches and nooks to sit down, is such a place to unwind.
To catch up with your loved ones we offer free Wi-Fi. Limited on-site parking is also provided.
Swakopmund, with its German character is the holiday Mecca of Namibia, offering a myriad of activities ranging from sandboarding in the Namib desert, horse riding on the beach or skydiving with desert and Atlantic ocean views to quad biking and fishing as well as golf.
Hide Away Guest House
Located on the main road into our picturesque town and with Knysna Lagoon views, our Hide Away Guest House in Knysna has been graded with 4 stars by the TGCSA (Tourism Grading Council of South Africa).
Whether you are a leisure or business traveller or just wanting to move your "office" to a less stressful environment, consider Hide Away Guest House as your home-away-from-home. The ever changing moods of the Knysna estuary or the stunning Knysna forests, nature has taken the time to restore itself.
Welcome to your home-away-from-home whilst travelling along the well-known Garden Route!
We are sure that after your short or long journey to Knysna on South Africa's stunning Garden Route you will be more than ready for a cup of tea, coffee, glass of wine or a cold beer. Sit and relax for a few minutes and get to know your hosts, previous owners and now managers. You will be introduced to all that the town and the surrounding areas have to offer.
For an excellent nights rest choose between 7 well-appointed en-suite rooms ranging from Executive with lagoon view to Standard without lagoon view and providing every modern convenience you may need, including NETFLIX and a complimentary tea/coffee tray which is refilled daily.
For the business traveller - and all other visitors to Hide Away - our complimentary uncapped, high speed Wi-Fi is available in all areas.
Chill out by the small swimming pool or watch the sun set from the veranda with a glass of wine and possibly catch a glimpse of the elusive Knysna Lourie (a turaco). The town centre and the Knysna waterfront are within walking distance - approximately 1.5 km. Onsite parking is also available.
With numerous restaurants and coffee shops in the area you will be spoilt for choice and this after enjoying an excellent breakfast every morning prepared by your host Cecil and served on the verandah or in the dining room.
Amazing beaches where you can walk or run for kilometres, or just take in the sunshine. As for the Knysna forests that surround our town, there are many hiking trails as well as mountain bike routes to discover - so bring your bicycle along or you can hire one here in town on arrival.
If you are needing any reservations to be made for either activities or restaurants, these will be dealt with quickly and efficiently.
Make Knysna your base as you travel along the Garden Route. Unpack, catch up on laundry and simply relax at our Hide Away Guest House instead of having to pack up and move on every morning to your next destination.
A warm welcome to our Mediterranean Villa in Cape Town, your perfect starting point to discover the many attractions of the Mother City. This gracious historic Victorian villa was built in 1902 and has been operating as a guesthouse in Tamboerskloof for nearly 20 years. Located in this tranquil and picturesque suburb, our "Med Villa", as it is known amongs friends, is away from the hustle and bustle of the city, yet only a short walk to excellent restaurants and Cape Town's vibrant nightlife.
Choose one of our 10 guest units - a one-bedroom suite, a single room and 8 guest rooms with either a queen-size or a king-size bed. Whether it is for a single traveller, a couple, for friends or families, we have a room for every budget and occasion.
All our units offer luxurious comfort, including modern en-suite bathrooms, and are as individual as our guests. With attention to detail, they are all individually decorated with locally sourced items as well as inspired by local artists and materials.
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While the courtyard invites for a lazy afternoon with coffee and cake, after a day filled with activities and excitement, unwind with a refreshing glass of wine in our lush tropical garden or indulge in a revitalizing swim in our extensive salt water pool where evenings are particularly stunning when the sky hits all colors of the rainbow.
After a scrumptious breakfast, it is time to explore the captivating sights of Cape Town where the natural world, museums, creative pursuits, lifestyle choices and delicious cuisine blend seamlessly.
Explore numerous hiking paths, take a leisurely stroll along the beach or Sea Point promenade, spot penguins at Boulders Beach or take in the breathtaking vistas from the summit of Table Mountain. For the more adventurous, try paragliding over the city, learning to surf in Muizenberg or Blouberg Beach or go great white shark cage diving in Gaansbaai.
In June 2023, your hosts - German-speaking Andrea Schmidt and Henry Voss - had the opportunity to take over the management of the Mediterranean Villa. With decades of experience in hospitality, we both are dedicated to providing exceptional, service-oriented experiences that will touch your life. Henry's passion is cooking and entertaining, ensuring that you have a good time. He will whip up the most delicious meals. Andreas' passion for decorating and gardening, and her keen eye for small things have increased the inviting, cozy interior of the guesthouse.
As we love good food, a great hike, spending days in nature, indulging in the local art and strolling through markets, we have a vast knowledge of what's hot in town and gladly help you to pick and reserve the activities that'll make you happy. Reach out to us if we can assist with reservations or recommendations.
The Owls Inn Country Villas
Overlooking the Indian Ocean on the one side and with a magnificent view of the Outeniqua Mountains on the other side, our The Owls Inn Country Villas in Glentana are situated on a small holding and are centrally located between George and Mossel Bay which is not only perfect for holiday makers but also for business travellers along the Garden Route. Our country house is unique in many ways and has a true atmosphere of Africa surrounded by nature; Experience a comfortable stay with a difference at our jewel which will make you relax.
Glentana beach is a 5min drive away and in 10 minutes you will reach the Great Brak River shopping complex. A 2km drive on a well maintained farm road gives you easy driving access to the N2 highway, which leads to all the surrounding beaches, a few famous golf courses and the activities on the Garden Route. We are also only a 10 minute drive from the George Airport.
Our country house is free standing and one of another two guest lodges on the enclosed and gated property, each with its own private entrance and private parking area.
We offer a relaxing lounge, a separate TV room area and a dining room where we serve breakfast or a meal of the day. The inside braai (barbeque) and kitchen area is available to our guests who prefer self-catering. Relax in our sundowner deck or in the comfortable outside barbeque and Jacuzzi area overlooking the ocean and with panoramic views of the magnificent Outeniqua Mountains.
For a comfortable stay choose between three en-suite guest rooms and one cottage which all offer Wi-Fi. Each guest room has a TV and bar fridge as well, and while our grey owl room is equipped with two 3/4 beds, the blue owl room and the black owl room each come with a king size bed.
The Loft Cottage comprises of a kitchen and outside braai facilities for self-catering and has a dining room, a lounge area as well as two bedrooms and a seperate bathroom.
The Waterfront Guesthouse
Situated on the waterfront at Port Owen Marina, The Waterfront Guest House is a five star self-catering house in Velddrif which offers an exquisite homely comfortable stay on South Africa's West Coast, whether you are an individual, a family or group travelling together or a corporate client. During your stay you will have exclusive use of the house - meaning no sharing with other parties.
Feel free to bring your boat as we have a berth in front of the house for your convenience.
Our superior accommodation offers superb views of the marina and can sleep a maximum of 10 guests and has four tastefully decorated and air-conditioned bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen with many modern conveniences, several braais (barbecue facilities), a gym as well as spa baths.
While three main en-suite bedrooms have extra length king size beds and a jacuzzi / spa bath, one bedroom is equipped with two single beds. Attached to the house is a separate flat which is fitted with air conditioning, two single beds, own bathroom and a kitchenette.
The house is covered throughout with free Wi-Fi and has a beautiful wooden bar with a nautical theme, a lounge with TV as well as more TVs in other rooms, and a fully equipped gymnasium.
There are also two indoor wood barbecues and a gas braai with dining area/s. A further wood braai, a Weber barbecue and a pizza oven are outside. Free fire wood and gas are provided.
Tranquil Guest Cottage
Our double-storey Tranquil Guest Cottage offers comfortable self-catering accommodation in Pretoria East and is situated in the lovely, park-rich suburb of Faerie Glen, within a guarded security village and with easy accessibility to good restaurants, recreational activities, monuments, golf courses and luxury shopping malls as well as to highways and the OR Tambo International Airport.
Apart from free Wi-Fi, our tastefully furnished Tranquil Guest Cottage comprises 2 bedrooms which sleep a maximum of 4 guests and has a private, lobby-like entrance that leads to the open-plan lounge, dining area, kitchen and bathroom, which is fitted with a shower and complimentary toiletries. The kitchen is fully equipped for self-catering with a fridge, oven and gas stove, microwave and kettle. The lounge offers 4 comfortable sofa chairs and a wall-mounted, flat-screen TV with DSTV (satellite television). Coffee, tea and milk are available; thereafter you have to supply your own.
There is a spiral staircase which leads to a working space and 2 bedrooms that open up onto a veranda with a table and chairs to enjoy sundowners and/or breakfast. Due to the spiral staircase, our holiday house is neither fit for elderly people nor for children younger than 4 years and is not wheelchair-accessible.
While the Sunrise bedroom has a double bed, the Sunset bedroom comes with 2 single beds. Each of these two guest rooms has 2 chairs and a walk-in closet with a safe as well as a door leading to the veranda. Guests also have access to their own private braai (barbecue) area and another veranda with a table and chairs.
Please inquire with us about ou rates.
Westlodge Bed & Breakfast
A warm welcome to our holiday accommodation in Graskop. Our victorian-styled Westlodge Bed & Breakfast is perfectly situated, close to all of Mpumalanga’s top tourist attractions along the Panorama Route and less than an hour’s drive from the Phabeni gate of the Kruger National Park.
All our 6 guest suites and rooms are equipped with modern conveniences such as a heater, fans, a mini-bar and Satellite TV as well as a hospitality tray. Our two luxury and stylishly decorated garden suites are situated in a detached wing but connected to the main building by means of a covered verandah. The spacious bedrooms overlook our beautiful rose garden.
There are also two luxury en-suite guest rooms situated on the first floor of the main house. Both are looking out onto the escarpment with the Fairyland Rain Forest to the north-east. A private lounge, furnished in cane, is situated between the two bedrooms which also opens up onto a balcony from which you can enjoy the view on a warm, balmy evening.
For the romantic, we have a charming, secluded honeymoon suite at the rear, north-western corner of one of the buildings’ wings. Away from the road, it offers a quiet view of our beautiful gardens. Situated on the ground floor, at the end of a private verandah, this suite also offers an additional private entrance, and has a king-sized bed, a cast iron Victorian bath, a separate shower, two vanity hand basins, a separate WC and a bidet.
Situated on the ground floor of the buildings’ north wing, our beautiful north-facing, luxury en-suite guest room features a bay window overlooking our peaceful gardens, and an additional private entrance onto the verandah as well.
The regions’ twisting mountain passes, steep valleys, rivers and pristine forests have given rise to some of the most dramatic views and stunning natural phenomena. Within a radius of about 50km you can visit numerous natural, spectacular sites. The mountainous terrain around Graskop offers unparalleled cycling, walking and hiking trails as well as numerous tranquil trout fishing sites. For the golf enthusiasts, there is a well maintained, 9-hole golf course set in the historic and beautiful surroundings of Pilgrims Rest. Also within an easy drive from our Westlodge Bed & Breakfast are the animal rehabilitation centres near Hoedspruit.