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Whale's Way Ocean Retreat

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Stockbridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

We had a lovely stay at Whale's Way Ocean Retreat. We received such a warm welcome from Maria, who couldn't have been more helpful. The breakfast was great and served on the verandah overlooking the sea - a beautiful setting. The first night we stayed in a ground floor room and then we moved to the stunning Ocean View room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful and unforgettable stay at the Whales Way Ocean Retreat and it felt like coming home which mainly is due to the fact that the host are so lovely and heartwarming! The owner himself stayed there for a few days and he was so helpful and considerated (he even gave us a Shuttle to a recommended restaurant)!... More 

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Herentals, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Whale's way retreat is a very nice place on a unbelieveble location in Wilderness! The breakfast could be better but the rooms were nice! What also a negative point is , that is when you want to have dinner you Always have to go outside and in the neberhood of Wilderness are'nt many nice places to find to eat very... More 

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Cheadle, null, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016 via mobile

Clean bright 'nicest b&b on the block' great views, just about everything one could need Inc frige TV DVD Good price, welcoming hostess and staff and just a more comfortable seat outside would have been welcome on our sun filled terrace. Would def go again.

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Sandton, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Andre was very helpful. The rates are very reasonable and well worth it. The beach is right there. As it was in the hot season, you could leave your room windows open and always have fresh cold air circulating.

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

Dear Jeff, Though I was not here when you came to stay, I do remember our emails and am pleased to know that you enjoyed the short visit to Whale's Way. Much thanks for commending Whale's Way in the best possible way. Kind regards Christa More 

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We have returned home from a stay at Whale's Way, and what an amazing experience! We stayed in the Sky Suite, which is beautifully appointed, spacious, light, and with the wonderful view of the ocean. Could sit on the couch or on the balcony and watch the dolphins at play in the ocean. The breakfasts on the patio were more... More 

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

Dear Mary, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us, and for your beautiful words. We shall not forget you and dear Alan whose hugs are the best ever. We look forward to welcoming you back to Whale's Way in the not too distant future. Kindest regards Christa More 

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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1 Thank 565ms1958
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
1 review
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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Thank ElsieCarina
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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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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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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Thank Claire C
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 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Whale's Way is a stunning ocean-front retreat where you feel at home from the moment you arrive. Enjoy the spectacular ocean and mountain views and watch whales and dolphins from your bedroom. Most of the rooms have ocean views, TV, DVD and CD player. The style is light and open-plan with a natural elegance. The Penthouse rooms are particularly luxurious and decadent, perfect for those who appreciate the best of everything. Relax in the jacuzzi overlooking the Indian Ocean, walk along the deserted beach, enjoy a breathtaking sunset and be lulled to sleep by the sound of the waves. Many fine golf courses nearby. Close proximity to activities such as canoeing, paragliding, horse riding and more. Award-winning restaurants close by. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Whale's Way Ocean Retreat

Address: 858, 6th Avenue, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Wilderness
Price Range: $64 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Whale's Way Ocean Retreat 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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