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Ceol na Mara and Ceoleen - paradise on the beach

Ceol na Mara - absolutely right on the beach
Very good
17 reviews
Ceol na Mara - absolutely right on the beach
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Ceol na Mara - view from the balcony
Ceoleen - view from balcony
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5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Paternoster, Saldanha Bay Municipality, Western Cape
Absolutely right on the beach at the north end of Paternoster is our house, Ceol na Mara - Irish for Music of the Waves - and its adjoining flatlet - Ceoleen (Little Music).

Ceol na Mara is a double volume house with a gallery bedroom, garden, balcony and outdoor braai area and direct private access to the beach. Ceoleen is a smaller unit with the same plot but separate the main house.
Ceol na Mara sleeps 4+2. There is a queen bed in the gallery (loft) bedroom with an ensuite shower room. The downstairs bedroom has two extra length singles and an ensuite bathroom with bath. There is a double sleeper couch in the living area (which is overlooked by the gallery bedroom) with access to a separate shower room.

Ceoleen sleeps 2+2 with access via an outside staircase. There is a double bed in the separate bedroom and a double sleepe...
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About the Owner, Christopher M
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 88 days ago
Listed since : Nov 2012
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 17 reviews and 1 property
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed April 9, 2017 for a stay in March 2017

What a magical place to stay! With my parents visiting us from England, I wanted to find a spot that would truly showcase Paternoster's beauty whilst making them feel at home. Ceol Na Mara was all that and more. Nestled right on Mosselbank beach, with stunning sunset views, the house itself is homely, generously spaced yet cosy in feel and...

Management response:

Hi Lucie Thanks for your wonderful review. Seems like you love Paternoster and Ceol na Mara for the same reasons as us. We look forward to your next visit. Chris and Michele


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Coesfeld, Germany
2 reviews
Reviewed April 6, 2017 for a stay in March 2017

We stayed for 3 nights in Ceol na Mara with the whole family and we felt home from the first second. Right on the beach, perfect for the kids and for long walks. There is enough space for everyone and you can see the ocean from the top floor shower. The ancient TV has been replaced and everything promised was...

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Thank you for your review - we're delighted you enjoyed your stay. Chris and Michele


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Somerset West, South Africa
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344 reviews
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Reviewed August 13, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We spent a night at Ceol na Mara during a trip down the west coast – absolutely loved it! The house is situated right on the beach with nothing obscuring the fantastic sea views. It is about a kilometer or so up to the shops and restaurants, so quite close. Plenty of places around for running, walking, and bicycling. I...

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Yard
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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