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Whale's Way Ocean Retreat

858, 6th Avenue, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I have just had a wonderfully relaxing time at Whale's Way Ocean Retreat. The room was absolutely fabulous and the furnishings were very luxurious. Christa, the hostess was very warm and friendly and made me feel like a member of the family. The breakfast was scrumptious and the staff were very pleasant. Christa recommended lovely restaurants and I even went... More 

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Andre G, Manager at Whale's Way Ocean Retreat, responded to this review

We are delighted to know that you had a memorable stay with us. Happy guests are what we strive for and this feedback means a lot to us. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We have had the pleasure of staying at Whales Way twice and both rooms were excellent. Thank you Christa for your superb hospitality in your amazing and beautiful establishment! We loved the setting and cleanliness and your breakfasts are spectacular. We shall be back!

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Andre G, Manager at Whale's Way Ocean Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Deeberg, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us! It is heartwarming to know that you enjoyed your stay as much as we enjoyed having you here. We eagerly await your next visit. Till next time - Christa More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Excellent stay. Luxurious room (Sky Suite), very well appointed and stunning view. Highly recommended. Christa's hospitality is very warm and friendly. We enjoyed walking on the beach which is close access. Breakfasts on the deck are unbeatable.

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Andre G, Manager at Whale's Way Ocean Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Carina, We are so happy to have met you as a couple, and to know that you have happy memories of your time with us. We certainly enjoyed having you here! Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I look forward to your next visit. Kind regards Christa . More 

Ashford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We stayed for two days at this charming guesthouse. It is under new ownership and the hostess, Christa, was both welcoming and helpful. She went out of her way to make sure that we had everything we wanted. It is a lovely place, beautifully situated overlooking the wide expanse of beach so if you are lucky you may see dolphins... More 

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Andre G, Manager at Whale's Way Ocean Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Claire, Though your stay with us was short, we remember you with fondness. Thank you for your kind review. We hope that one of our more modern rooms will be available when next you book with us. Your breakfast is waiting! Kind regards Christa More 

Baden, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We had an absolutely beautiful time staying and relaxing at this place! Our room was tiny and cozy but provided everything we needed. The delicious and various breakfast was served at the terrace with ocean view every morning. Greta and her team did an outstanding job and we miss this place a lot! If you are interested in some pictures... More 

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Andre G, Manager at Whale's Way Ocean Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Fraulein, Thank you for your kind words and for posting a review for us on Trip Advisor. I look forward to your next visit to Whale's Way. Guests like yourselves are a true source of inspiration to us. Kind regards Christa and the team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Staying with a group of paragliders we enjoyed not only the wonderful paragliding surroundings of Wilderness but also our accomodation which made it be the perfect stay. Every day charming Anna surprised us with a lovely breakfast on the terrasse with ocean view. Eitherway the rooms are all furnished personnally and with taste so we felt at home immediately. As... More 

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Paris, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Our host screwed up our reservation (without admitting guilt) so we ended up driving there for only one night with no other options proposed to us for longer stay. If you insist on this location, double check by phone knowing they charge your room upfront too ! We stayed in the large bedroom suite which in itself is nice but... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

We had booked three rooms at Whale's Way a few months before our family trip at the beginnig of January. My very old parents from Europe were visiting, so we got them one room each, and we as a young family got another room for us. This was our family holiday we waited for a long time. All rooms were... More 

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

This was officially the best B&B, and maybe the best place to stay I've ever been too! The room is massive, with a view of the ocean on one side, and of the mountains on the other. We traveled as a family, so there was a king-sized bed and a sofa-bed for us to use. We had a well-stocked minibar,... More 

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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

That B&B has a terrific view to the ocean, is located right at the beach where you can swim, go running, for a walk ... We booked the fancy and huge penthouse style room and it was the best stay ever. Host: nice and helpful. What an unforgettable stay. Thank you Deidre!

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