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3-bed absolute seafront apartment in De Kelders

Features an open-plan indoor living space
5.0 of 5 bubbles
16 reviews
Features an open-plan indoor living space
Indoor dining for six people
Open-plan living space
The well equipped kitchen has everything the casual or gourmet cook requires
The well equipped kitchen includes a dishwasher
Main bedroom, en-suite. Whale watching from your bed!
The en-suite bathroom
Bathroom accessories
Second bedroom with queen bed and built-in-cupboards
Second bathroom with bath
Third bedroom with twin beds
The guest toilet
The TV nook with flat screen TV, DSTV and DVD player
A sunset dinner for six people on the balcony
Time for a sundowner on the balcony
Panoramic view of the Overberg from the balcony
Sunset view from the balcony
View of the Overberg from the balcony
Mother and baby whale directly in front of the apartment
Whale watching - taken from the balcony
An outside view of the apartments
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3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
De Kelders, Western Cape
The Lookout at Whale Cove is a beautifully appointed 3-bedroomed self-catering apartment situated directly on the seafront, with magnificent sea views across Walker Bay and of the Overberg mountains. The spacious living area includes an open plan kitchen, dining room, comfortable lounge and separate TV nook. The modern kitchen is fully-stocked with everything either the casual, or gourmet, cook will require. The three bedrooms are well-appointed and the lounge, and main bedroom, lead onto the balcony with spectacular ocean views across Walker Bay. In whale season you can watch the whales while lying on your bed! The large balcony has a gas barbecue, outside dining and loungers. The closest beach is 100 metres away, just below the apartment where you can fish off the rocks, catch mussels and crayfish in season, snorkel, or just laze and wa... Read more
About the Owner, Mailie G
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Oct 2011
Overall rating: 4.8 / 5.0
Based on 103 reviews and 3 properties
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5 of 5 bubbles Excellent - based on 16 reviews
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Chris O
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

What a gorgeous spot. Really lovely apartment with amazing master bedroom and terrace. Lovely walk along the coast to Gansabaii as well.

Management response:

Thanks Chris. I'm so pleased you enjoyed the apartment and beautiful De Kelders. We have to agree that it really is a little piece of heaven! Regards, Mailie.


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Sue O
Johannesburg, South Africa
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2016 for a stay in March 2016

This was a lovely apartment with a GREAT view! Had everything we needed and was good value for money. The Lookout is a place to go and relax and enjoy the lovely balcony and gas braai with outside dining area. We enjoyed being able to go for walks either along the rocky paths or the road. Close to Gansbaai where...

Zurich, Switzerland
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64 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 593 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2016 for a stay in January 2016
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The apartment is large and spacious with a balcony large enough for dining and barbecuing. There are wonderful views over the bay and the area is quiet. I would recommend this apartment to anyone wanting a peaceful holiday away from the normal hustle and bustle of Hermanus. Pros - perfect for a family holiday with all the amenities (shops/liquor store/laundry...

Management response:

I'm so pleased you had a good time and enjoyed the amenities we have to offer. I'm sorry the mosquitoes were a nuisance - normally the electric mosquito machines are enough to deter them! You must have missed the little beach directly in front of the apartment and down the stairs. It is a pebble beach but is wonderful for...


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night
Default 2 nights
Apr 14, 2017 -
Apr 16, 2017
Easter 2017
3 nights
Apr 27, 2017 -
Apr 30, 2017
Public Holiday Weekends
3 nights
Jun 16, 2017 -
Jun 18, 2017
Public Holiday Weekends
3 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
South African public holidays and Easter attract the same rate as the high season, with a 3 night minimum stay ruling. Please confirm with the owner.

Long stay discounts are available (not applicable in high season)
14 nights or longer attracts a 10% discount
21 nights or longer attracts a 15% discount
28 nights or longer attracts a 20% discount

All rates are subject to change and need to be confirmed.

Payment is via a secure credit card gateway.
A 50% deposit is required to confirm the booking.
The balance is to be paid in full before arrival.

Cancellation policy
From 21 to 28 days guest forfeits 25% of the deposit.
From 14 to 21 days guest forfeit is 50%.
From 7 to 14 days guest forfeit is 75% of deposit.
Less than 7 days guest forfeits the full deposit.
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About the neighborhood
Situated on the cliffs of Walker Bay in De Kelders, and 3 kilometres away from Gansbaai - the Great White shark capital of the world - our apartment offers the perfect setting to explore the beautiful Overberg region in the Western Cape of South Africa. De Kelders is internationally renowned as the best land-based whale watching venue in the world. There are also many beautiful white sand beaches in the area ranging from the De Kelders cove directly below the apartment; Stanford Cove; Pearly Beach and the seemingly never-ending De Plaat in the Walker Bay Nature Reserve and marine sanctuary. The beautiful privately-owned Grootbos Nature Reserve, widely acclaimed for its conservation of fynbos - fauna unique to the Western Cape region of South Africa - is 1km from De Kelders. There is abunda... more
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