Betty's Bay Accommodation

Bucaco Sud Guesthouse

A Provencal style home, with great ambience and attention to detail. Set against the Kogelberg, with a swimming pool and towering mountain in the back garden. Superbly appointed lounges and public areas with fireplaces for cozy winter evenings. Individually decorated & comfortable rooms with percale cotton bedding and some of the most spectacular views of the coastline & sea, on the Western Cape's southern coast. Most, only with showers, one the "Southern Right "room with romantic Victorian bath. Other facilities include complimentary tea, coffee and heaters in all the bedrooms. Wifi and Satelite TV. Swimming pool, magnificent beaches and lakes within walking distance. Situated in Betty's Bay on the scenic whale coast route between Cape Town and Hermanus. Being a part of Southern Africa's first internationally recognized UNESCO Biosphere Nature Reserve (The Kogelberg) the whole area is considered the heart of the Cape Floral Kingdom with some 1600 species. Enjoy whale watching, the penguin colony, Harold Porter National Botanic gardens, hiking trails, canoeing, diving, fishing, river rafting during the winter and the Arabella golf course and other outdoor activities which are nearby. The ultimate in natural beauty and tranquility. No children under 12, unless by prior arrangement.

Cactus Lodge

Only an hour's drive from Cape Town, Betty's Bay is a picturesque seaside village situated along the scenic Clarence Drive Route between Pringle Bay and Kleinmond. The town falls within the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve, the smallest but richest in variety of the six floral kingdoms in the world. At the Harold Porter Botanical Gardens in Betty's Bay, one can view some of 7700 plant species found in fynbos. This includes restios, ericas and proteas. Cactus Lodge was aptly named after the huge variety of succulents which flourish in the area. Betty's Bay is home to a colony of Jackass penguins which reside at Stony Point. Here visitors can watch thesefascinating birds in their natural environment. One of the great attractions of Betty's Bay is the beautiful, unspoilt beaches. Silversands and Hangklip dunes lie to the west of Stony Point offering a beach of over 4km and great kite surfing opportunities. The beach is also good for picnics, swimming and surfing. Main Beach in Betty's Bay is a popular surfing destination. However, Jock's Bay and Shelley Beach offer better paddling and shell collecting for kids. Sporting and leisure activities in and around Betty's Bay, include kayaking, mountain trails and hikes, sand boarding, horse riding, fishing, snorkelling and scuba diving, whale watching, golf and a beauty and health spa at the Arabella Hotel & Spa. There are also various pubs, coffee shops, restaurants and pizzerias in Betty's Bay and in the vicinity. At Cactus Lodge, you have an ideally situated, comfortable and welcoming base from which to explore and enjoy all that Betty's Bay has to offer. Accommodation: Cactus Lodge provides self-catering accommodation for up to 12 people. It is ideal for a romantic getaway, a relaxing family holiday, a group of friends wishing to reconnect or for corporate motivational groups. The living, dining and kitchen area are open plan. The living area is spacious and furnished with comfortable couches and a dining room table that can be extended to seat 8 people. The kitchen is fully-equipped including fridge, oven, hob, microwave, kettle, toaster, crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils. There are 5 bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms: 1 bedroom – King size bed 1 bedroom – Queen size bed 1 bedroom- Double bed 1 bedroom has 2 singles 1 bedroom has double bed and bunk bed (2 singles) 2 Sleeper couches in the sun room Bedding is provided. Please bring own towels and additional blankets if required. The upstairs living and entertainment area has a TV and DSTV - please bring your own smart card. There is a library of books for you to enjoy during your stay. There is a foosball table for your enjoyment as well. The living area opens onto a spacious sundeck with spectacular views of the surrounding lakes and mountains. Downstairs the sheltered and enclosed courtyard has a large built in braai and sun loungers to relax on. In summer, wake to a chorus of birds chirping in the reeds, open the sliding doors onto a very private courtyard and enjoy a leisurely breakfast. Alternatively, get comfortable on one of the sun loungers, stretch out with a good book and soak up the sun. Sip sundowners on the upstairs balcony while you absorb the peacefulness and tranquillity of nature. In the evenings, enjoy a braai under a starlit sky. On winter evenings, take the edge off a chilly evening and build a cosy fire in the living area. Enjoy all that Betty's Bay has to offer from the comfort and privacy of Cactus Lodge.  

Merlon

Betty's Bay. Situated close to Stony Point, and within half a kilometre of Silversands Beach, come and recharge your batteries from the stresses of city life. Merlon offers self catering accommodation for 10 people, in 5 bedrooms and three bathrooms. Bedrooms 1 and 5 have King Sized beds, bedrooms 2, 3 and 4 single beds. The beds in bedrooms 2 and 3 can be converted to King sized if required. Come and enjoy the 200TC linen to make your sleep extra special. Two of the bathrooms and the kitchen run off a gas geyser system. The kitchen is fully equipped with gas stove, electric oven, dishwasher, washing machine, toaster, fridge, chest freezer crockery, cutlery, pots pans, etc. For your convenience, we leave some of our kitchen consumables for guests to use while at the property for e.g. salt and pepper, olive oil, tea and coffee, spices, Earthsap for dishes, detergent for dishwasher, black bags, toilet paper etc. You need only bring your delicious food stuff, drinks, beach towels and personal toiletries. Oh yes - and a good book. Own wood to be obtained from the garage or superette in Betty's Bay, for the 2 braais on wheels. There is no music system, intentionally so, to enhance the peaceful ambience of the establishment. DSTV and DVD player is available. If you find yourself having to be indoors. Several board games are provided to keep kiddies entertained, such as 30 seconds, junior scrabble, dominos, snakes and ladders, ludo, Uno, cards etc. Come and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere, gorgeous nature and stunning beaches, with everything else Betty's Bay has to offer. You'll feel relaxed, recharged and ready to take on the world, after your stay. No pets allowed.

Tshayile

Situated a few minutes' walk from a beautiful beach with several rock pools, which are perfect for children, Tshayile is simply ideal for a family holiday. The house is spacious, comfortable, light and airy and it offers stunning sea and magical mountain views. Tshayile sleeps six, one bedroom has a queen size bed, the other two have two single beds in each. The bedrooms are of equal size with built-in cupboards. Tshayile is fully furnished, with a spacious open plan kitchen/living/dining room with large glass sliding doors on the north and south sides. The kitchen is well equipped including a dishwasher, automatic washing machine, hob and oven, plus a microwave oven and eight place settings. Tshayile has an enclosed grassed courtyard, perfect for children. A mobile braai and north and south facing patios. For D.S.T.V. Bring along your smart card! There is a fresh water vlei a five minute walk away, ideal for swimming, canoeing or sailing. A rare land based breeding colony of jackass penguins is a ten minute drive away, and visitors are able to view the penguins, rock rabbits and a variety of birds in their natural surroundings. This will delight and fascinate young and old alike. The Harold Porter botanical gardens are just a short drive away, and ideal for gentle walks, mountain hikes or picnics. The Disa waterfall is a must to visit as is Leopard's Kloof. There is also a child-friendly restaurant, with a verandah and a grassed area which is perfect for children to explore and enjoy. Many anglers enjoy the fishing on the various beaches. There are several fine restaurants in Bettys Bay and surrounding villages. Groceries and other supplies not found in the local shops, can be found at Kleinmond, a ten minute drive away. The new harbour development at Kleinmond, offers a variety of shops, restaurants and much more. There are two golf courses and facilities for bowls and tennis also situated at Kleinmond. Regrettably, no pets. Facilities beach (3 minutes to waters edge) lake ( 500 m) sailing/canoeing (500 m) fishing (less than 300m) whale watching (Jock's Bay 3km) nature trails (Botanical Gardens 2km) parking - all on site braai/barbecue - onsite dishwasher - onsite washing machine - onsite microwave - onsite D.S.T.V. - onsite (bring own card) fireplace - onsite remote control alarm restaurants (2km)

Nearby Accommodation

Kapensis Guesthouse

Kapensis Guesthouse is situated in the heart of the Western Cape's uniquely rich fynbos region and offers breathtaking mountain and distant ocean views from our 8.5-hectare fynbos farm on the outskirts of Pringle Bay. We have eight spacious en-suite bedrooms all elegantly decorated in African style with all the luxury you would expect, including a delicious healthy breakfast. Surrounded by indigenous fynbos this is the perfect getaway for swimming hiking riding walking and so much more. We hope you enjoy your stay!

Dreams

You won't be dreaming when you wake up a mere 100m - 3 minutes' walk - to the white sand of Pringle Bay's idyllic beach. Relaxation, comfort, family time, nature, sunshine, sea, sand and outdoor living is what this perfect getaway is all about. Dreams accommodates up to 6 guests in 3 bedrooms and is graded 3 stars. Children of all ages are welcome! 1 hours' drive to Cape Town. Fall asleep to the sound of the sea and wake up to the beautiful surroundings at Dreams! First floor has 1 main bedroom, 1 bathroom (shower and bath), living room and TV room. Bottom floor has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom (shower), dining room, fully equipped kitchen (including dishwasher and detergents). A built in braai/BBQ under roof next to the dining room. Outside there is a garage, outdoor shower, balcony, verandah, braai area with outdoor furniture and fenced in garden. Main bedroom Balcony Queen size bed Ceiling fan Cupboard, chest of drawers, arm chair and bedside tables Bottom bedrooms Bedroom 1 2 single beds or 1 king bed Sliding door to verandah Chest of drawers and bedside table Bedroom 2 2 single beds Sliding door to verandah Cot (available upon request) Cupboard, bedside table and ottoman A spacious and light living room with mountain view. Comfortable lounge suite and balcony. Plenty of games, puzzles and books available. Separate TV room - remember to bring own decoder. The kitchen is fully equipped and open-plan with dining room. Fridge, freezer, dishwasher, gas hob, electric oven, microwave, toaster, kettle, plenty of crockery, crockery and quality pots. From the dining room the built in braai/BBQ is accessed through a sliding door. Outdoor area and furniture to sit. Children of all ages welcome. Cot, high chair, baby bath and potty can be arranged. Puzzles, games, books, some toys and beach umbrella available. The closest beach entrance is just under 3 minute's walk even for short legs and small feet. The river mouth is also close and the favourite spot on the beach for children with warmer and safer water perfect for paddling, "soaking" and swimming. In the area: hiking, beaches, fishing, whale watching, bird watching,, sandboarding, surfing, cycling, guided tours, botanical garden, penguins, wine tasting, shark diving, golf and much more. For more information and photos of Dreams, Pringle Bay and local area with activities visit our website. Pringle Bay is a hidden gem that will make you come back for more peace and beauty. Far away from the hustle and bustle of city life yet only 67 km from Cape Town International Airport. Plenty of restaurants, coffee shops and a couple of grocery shops in Pringle Bay town will provide you with everything you need in the beautiful unspoilt area of the Kogelberg Biosphere.  

Spatalla

Spatalla is situated in Kleinmond, a vibrant little town known for its beautiful Blue-Flag beaches and unspoilt stretches of wilderness. Spatalla has been furnished uniquely, enhancing exclusivity, privacy and perfecting Overberg living! Spatalla is a luxuriously furnished private residence that offers the finest finishing touches including: Four spacious bedrooms with private balconies - all bedrooms have en suite bathrooms and there is a separate guest toilet downstairs. The double Garage has direct entrance to the house. Spatalla has a 24 hour armed response and full alarm system ensuring peace of mind. The property also has a back-up generator to provide electricity in the event of a power outage. There is also Wi-Fi facilities to keep connected to the outside world. With a fully equipped designer kitchen that consists of a gas hob, electrical oven, extractor, microwave, prep bowl and plenty granite surfaces, it is almost impossible to have a bad meal. The scullery consists of double basin, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and double fridge/freezer. The residence has a central entertainment system that plays your choice of music throughout the house and includes Apple TV, DVD player, HD DSTV to mention a few. Spatalla has two main entertainment areas each with their own, unique atmosphere for the different climatic conditions that the Overberg is so well known for. The downstairs entertainment area consists of an open plan lounge, dining room, kitchen area and cigar lounge which leads onto the overflowing swimming pool, garden and deck area. Downstairs you will find an indoor gas braai, wine chiller, bar fridge, ice-maker, outdoor chess set, outdoor patio set with loungers which will guarantee a total state of relaxation. Turn on the music and lay next to the pool with the splash of water in the background. The upstairs entertainment area consists of a readers lounge with its own mini-library, indoor fire place with braai facilities and Bar area that opens onto the grass covered balcony. Here you can sip on a glass of wine with a spectacular array of scenery and endless views of the surrounding mountains and costal area whilst sitting on the outside loungers including a day bed to offer the ultimate Overberg Living experience. Needles to say, this area forms part of the central entertainment system and offers residents the option to play their personal choice of music and TV selection without disturbing anybody downstairs who chooses to listen or watch something else. Spatalla caters for the energetic and leisurely alike. Go golfing, horse riding, cray-fishing or shark cage diving, or just sit back and relax with one of the delicious local wines, or a great book on the beach. Eateries of all types abound, and the bounty of the local fields and waters add much to the local flavour. Once over these mountains, you'll find everything you need for a wonderful stay, whatever the duration.

At Yellowwood Cottage

At Yellowwood cottage is a spacious 4 bedroom cottage within walking distance of the beautiful Kleinmond beach. The cottage has 2 lounges / living rooms with Television and DSTV in the main lounge, 4 spacious bedrooms, 3 bathrooms - 2 being en-suite, large dining area with a reading area at the far end . There is a secluded rear garden with Braai / BBQ area - perfect to chill and unwind. There is garaging for 3 cars. At Yellowwood cottage is centrally situated in the small coastal town of Kleinmond in the Overberg region of the Western Cape, South Africa. Kleinmond is the central town to the UNESCO-declared Kogelberg Biosphere about 90 km east of Cape Town between Betty's Bay and Hermanus. Cape Town International airport is an hour's journey away. Kleinmond is surrounded by Nature reserves and has the start of many walking and hiking trails. There is a 9 hole golf course and the nearby Arrabella internationally acclaimed golf course is 11 km away. Small shops, art galleries and restaurants can be found at Harbour Road in Kleinmond and in the surrounding coastal towns of Pringle Bay and Betty's Bay.The area is perfect for family holidays, golfers, hikers and all those who enjoy the outdoors

Chalet 10 - Meerensee

Chalet 10, Meerensee is a self catering property about an hour's drive away from Cape Town International Airport and 6km outside Hermanus on the R43. It is situated within the beautiful Botriver Nature Reserve and is part of a gated, access controlled complex. The private, gated estate offers excellent security, especially for a family with kids, and visitors can also enjoy the large swimming pool, children's pool, play area and two tennis courts at the clubhouse. The chalet is very close to the lagoon and access to the beach is via a wooden footbridge. The bird life around the lagoon is abundant, including flamingos, pelicans, oystercatchers and terns, so don't forgot your binoculars! A troupe of about 26 wild horses can regularly be seen free roaming around the lagoon. The lagoon is also great for small boat sailing, wind surfing and kite boarding. The property has three bedrooms, three bathrooms and a spacious living / dining / kitchen area. Bedroom 1: The main bedroom features a double bed, built-in cupboards and an en-suite bathroom with shower, basin and toilet. There is also a flat-screen TV and CD/DVD player. Bedroom 2: Double bed, built-in cupboards, separate family bathroom with bath, shower and basin, separate toilet. Bedroom 3: This is an ideal room for children, featuring two double bunk beds, accommodating four people, built-in cupboards and an en-suite bathroom with shower, basin and toilet. There is also a flat screen TV and CD / DVD player with a small library of DVDs and CDs for everybody's enjoyment. Towels and bed linen are provided. Kitchen: A modern well-appointed kitchen with oak cupboards, an island with beautiful granite top and bar stools seating 10 people. Cooking facilities include a gas hob with two plates, a ceramic electric hob with two plates, extractor fan, an electric oven and microwave. The American fridge / freezer features an icemaker and cold water dispenser. There is also a washing machine and tumble dryer. A stainless steel faced indoor barbeque with gas fire-starter, ensures that you can braai even during rainy and windy weather! Open plan lounge: Sliding lounge doors with stunning views over the lagoon, sea and mountains. Facilities include a large flat screen TV, DVD / CD player, surround sound, SONOS music system. Wi-Fi is also available on a subscription basis. The lounge also features a modern wood burner for a cosy evening in! DSTV is available on request for an extra fee. Patio: Wooden bench seating and integrated table, eight garden chairs, umbrella and a separate mobile barbeque (no wood supplied). The patio and lounge are west facing, ensuring a fabulous view of sunsets - the perfect place for sundowners! Surrounding area: Hermanus is considered a great Garden Route destination with wonderful restaurants, a market place, interesting shops, fantastic coastal walks and even a Whale Festival in September! Visitors have seen the Southern Right whales as well as dolphins close to the beach at Meerensee. Fancy some wine tasting? The Hemel en Aarde valley, just outside Hermanus, is very well known for its vineyards and boutique wineries. Gansbaai, about 30 minute drive away, offers cage diving with sharks. Testimonials: "Thank you for accommodating us in your beautiful, fully equipped, luxurious home. The view is spectacular! We have honestly expected something nice, but your home is way above what we expected." Kolkota family, Cape Town. "An excellent site with wonderful sights, well-appointed accommodation with a fine outdoor spot for meals. We had a wonderful long weekend: flamingos, pelicans, wild horses and the mouth of the lagoon open to the sea!" Phillips family, Cape Town. "This place grows on you and we did not want to move on. House very well appointed and what a pleasure - sharp knives!" Gurbleton family "Wow, the house is lovely, quiet and peaceful and pretty exactly what we wanted. Wish we could have stayed longer!" Gawedo family

Ninas Self Catering Hermanus

Self-Catering apartment on the greenbelt, overlooking the ocean in Vermont. This apartment offers a "farm feeling", equipped with everything needed for a comfortable stay. The perfect choice for nature lovers who seek a peaceful, quiet escape. The self-catering apartment that offers the best of two worlds. It is close to the business activities of Hermanus but the perfect retreat close to nature overlooking the ocean. The Overberg area offers some of the best wine farms, art galleries, markets and shops. Seasonal activities like whale watching between June and end of Nov, as well as shark cage diving, makes this a well sought after area for holiday and weekend breakaway. The apartment's braai area overlooks the greenbelt and the ocean. Wildlife like Pheasants and Guinea Fowl and lots of birds wakes one in the morning. Spacious self-catering apartment with everything needed for a comfortable stay. Situated on the Vermont greenbelt, overlooking the ocean, this is the choice of nature lovers seeking peace and quiet. The apartment has a king size bed, en-suite bathroom (shower only) Well equipped kitchenette. Private safe available. Book shelf with magazines and novels. Apartment Features Non-smoking Complimentary WiFi Braai area Tea and coffee making facility DStv Fireplace Hairdryer Safe Year-round Activities Hermanus is a 90 min, very scenic. drive from Cape Town. Vermont is a 10 min drive before reaching Hermanus, which makes it the bets of two worlds. Vermont has the peace and quiet nature offers, but its close enough to the activities of Hermanus Activities in Hermanus Shark cage diving Shark cage diving in Gansbaai, a 45 min drive from Vermont. Golf Enjoy a day of golf at the 27 hole golf course. Wine farms The greater Hermanus area offers some of the finest wine farms. Wine tasting can be done all year round, following our famous "wine route" Adventure activities Horse-riding Paragliding Kayaking Roof-top sailing and many more Horse-riding Paragliding Kayaking Roof-top sailing and many more Seasonal Activities Hermanus is known as the whale watching capital of the world. Both from land and from sea this is an unforgettable experience. Visit Hermanus between June and Nov to experience this. Boat based whale watching Whale watching from up-close. Take a two hour long excursion to experience the Southern Right whale in it’s natural habitat. Considering that whales can be seen from as close as a few metres from the rocky cliffs, Hermanus deserves its title of best land based whale watching in the world. The most enjoyable aspect to whale watching in Hermanus is the ability to wander the cliff paths which stretch from one side of town to the other - some 12 kilometers in all. With access to the paths from many points, one can opt to walk only as far as one pleases. Interpretative signboards providing visitors with essential information on the Southern Right whales at various points between the New Harbour and Grotto Beach.

Dreams of the Ocean

Dreams of the Ocean is situated in tranquil Vermont, a suburb of Hermanus, within 10 minutes' walk from the sea, beautiful coastal walks and tidal pools. The house is modern and spacious. All the stylish, yet comfortable furniture and bedding is brand new and luxurious. Vermont is a popular holiday spot with a nature reserve, gentle walks and its own & secluded beach, Brekfis Bay. It provides a perfect setting for picnicking and paddling. Flanked by high dunes, the beach is sheltered and has the freshness of unspoilt beauty, and there are beautiful swimming beaches within easy reach in the Walkerbay area. The local wine estates of Hemel and Aarde & Onrus Beach are a few minutes' drive away. Cape Town is just over an hour's drive from Vermont, and Hermanus just a short 10 min drive. The house has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a sparkling swimming pool, alarm system, ADT, indoor braai area, microwave, DStv, dvd player, linen and bath towels included. Full mountain views from both main bedrooms and relaxing outdoor area. And distant sea and bay views from the top living room and bar area. Facilities braai / barbecue - onsite and indoors dishwasher onsite 10 seater bar area incl full range of glasses 2 living areas and tv room 2 x flatron TV's in each living room, each with a separate dstv decoder incl cards 2 x kitchens (fully equipped) 4 x bedrooms - All beds Orthopedic pillow tops lock-up safe - laundry facilities (washing machine and tumble dryer) onsite Master suite -1 x King Size bed, Remaining bedrooms 2 x Queens size beds and 2 x ¾ beds Outdoor pool 9m x 5 m Secure parking all onsite (automated double garages en extra 3 parking bays in front of home). Alarm system and armed response (ADT) All bedding 400 thread count Egyptian cotton linen and goose down duvets and pillows. Feels like sleeping on air. Activities and things to do or see: Swim at the sandy Onrus beach, with safe lagoon swimming for children, 20 minutes' walk or a short 5 minute drive away. Watch the whales from the shore from July to November - best whale watching in the world! The highlight of the whale season is the annual Whale Festival around September. Walk along the many splendid cliff paths in unspoilt surroundings along the coastline, or enjoy the beautiful fynbos along mountain trails in Fernkloof Nature Reserve, Caledon Wild Flower Reserve and Harold Porter Botanical Gardens at Betty's Bay. Visit the craft market in Hermanus (Saturdays and Sundays), the many small shops and galleries. Klein River Cheese farm in Stanford offers picnic lunches with playgrounds, trampolines and farm animals for children.  Golf - 10 km from the renowned Arabella resort, 5 km to Hermanus or 15 min to Kleinmond. Boat trips, e.g. for whale watching, deep sea fishing, harbour tours. Visit the Caledon Spa and Casino - 30 minute's drive away. See the charming villages of Genadendal and Greyton, former mission stations (35 minutes drive). Take a drive to the picturesque fishing village of Gansbaai. Go shark cage diving at Kleinbaai, near Gansbaai. Visit wine estates in the Hemel and Aarde Valley nearby, or explore the many wine routes further afield. Only bring your beach towels and come see for yourself...