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Bosky Dell (sheltered place) is perhaps the last secret hide-out of the Cape. In a truly unique setting directly above the iconic Boulders Beach, it seems lost in time. A large, rambling homestead complete with coach house and stables built in 1850 has been converted into five charming self-contained, self-catering cottages. Bosky offers simple and comfy, peaceful and private, spotlessly clean accommodation. The spacious private grounds adjoin Boulders Beach, our garden gate leads directly on to the beach walkway. The white sandy cove below is strewn with giant granite boulders 540 million years old. It is sheltered from the wind and offers safe, shark-free bathing. Besides its incomparable beauty, the beach is famous for the unique colony of endangered African Penguins that took up home at The Boulders in 1982. This is a nature lover's paradise - truly a hidden jewel where our visitors return to experience its magic.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport transportation
Laundry Service
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
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Refrigerator in room
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Non-smoking rooms
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This is a place for people that can appreciate character, old charm and rustic atmosphere. We loved the view and it seemed to me that the mountain at our back shielded our cottage from the wind. We were booked in the coach house. Small and quaint , but in retrospect, I would
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Easy to book, accepted credit card payment. You wont find a better location, lovely views of the Boulders and penguins. On the down side, when we arrived we were asked for a R1000 cash breakages deposit. There was absolutely no mention of this when we booked so we declined to
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Had a wonderful stay at Bosky Dell . A quaint , simple cottage , tucked away , but close to Boulders Beach . The cottage was comfortable , the kitchenette had all we needed and the sea was a stone's throw away from the penguins . A tranquil place, and worth a return visit
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We liked our two nights' stay at Bosky Dell. Reception was very welcoming. The view from the cottage and the adjoining cosy garden was right on the boulders and the penguins, and at night one could see all the lights in the bay. We could see how many people were at the viewing
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Response from Launa A, Manager at Bosky Dell
Responded Mar 31, 2018
Thank you for your lovely review...
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We stayed at Bosky Dell in the quite season of the year. We were the only people on the property apart from the support staff. Wonderfully quiet. Sipping wine in the late afternoon and listening to the penguins preparing to go to bed was the highlight of every day. The view of
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Winter at Bosky Dell - Cosy Fire in the A Cottage
Overlooking Boulders Beach and False Bay from the Main House
Sun setting in stormy sky over Boulders Beach
"Cottage B has a splendid view but also less privacy. Cottage A, the one we were in is more private and had a nice little garden."
"We fully enjoyed staying in the 2 bedroom A Cottage. It had a bathtub. The views were lovely. All cottages (except one) have ocean views."
"The Stables . Suitable for a couple, has a private little terrace at the back door, stunning sea views from the bed."
"Not all units have a sea view, check before booking if this is wanted. All units have a semi private garden space."
"The main house has the views. It has an internal door to one of the upstairs apartments so for larger groups or families, you can book both together."
$63 - $253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaWestern CapeCape TownSimon's Town
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