Perched on the ocean’s edge, Whale Huys has beautiful unobstructed sea views from all living areas, dining areas and bedrooms. Fall asleep and wake to the sound of the waves gently lapping at the rocks below. Each of the four bedroom opens onto its own sea front balcony. The uninterrupted panoramic views of Walker Bay and the surrounding mountain range extend to Hangklip and even Cape Point on a clear day. Next to the infinity pool, a private path through the fynbos takes you to the water’s edge and links to a walking trail that extends from Gansbaai on one end to the pristine beaches of the Walker Bay Nature Conservancy near Hermanus on the other.
- Direct ocean front property with spectacular ocean views from every room
- 4 en-suite bedrooms each with its own ocean-side balcony
- High-speed Wireless internet & computer corner
- Living room with fireplace
- Unobstructed ocean views from every room
- Infinity Pool, private fitness room
- Fully-Equipped Open Gourmet Kitchen
- Pool-side bar and outdoor braai area
- Excellent land-based whale watching
- Ideally situated for Easy access to the nature and culture of the Overberg, Western Cape
Less than two hours to Cape Town International Airport, Whale Huys is well positioned as a weekend escape from Cape Town or Johannesburg. In the other direction, just 85 km north of Cape Agulhas, the most Southern point in Africa, Whale Huys is also a great place to start your garden route tour
Whale Huys is directly on the Whale Coast in De Kelders, (Overberg region, Western Cape. South Africa) you can experience some of the best land based whale watching in the world (June to November) directly from the villa. Also during the rest of the year, dolphins, seals, dassies and dozens of species of birds provide a delightful contact with nature.
Combining the warmth and character of traditional thatched roof architecture with the luxury of a modern holiday villa, Whale Huys has conveniences like basic satellite TV, wireless internet and a laptop you can use to check your mail or surf the web. A private chef and daily maid services are available at an extra charge.
Whale Huys is your first step to relaxation.
Location, location, location
De Kelders is one of the quietest communities on the Whale Coast. The fishing town of Gansbaai is just 5 minutes away with supermarkets, banks, a gym, and several cafes and restaurants. Stanford, a small town renowned for its excellent quaint country restaurants is 10 minutes by car. For a larger variety of shops Hermanus is just 25 minutes away on the other side of the bay.
The area is rich in culture and things to do. Elim, a world heritage village, is 30 minutes away. Active adventures also abound, including wilderness and beach-side horseback riding (African Horse Company is just 10 minutes away). South Africa's shark cage diving capital, Kleinbaai, is just 10 minutes away. In fact, you can see all of the ‘Marine Big 5’ within a 15 minute radius of the villa.) A number of wine estates in the area offer some of the best wines of South Africa including the Hemel en Aarde valley, the Stanford Valley, and Lomond wines. Wine tasting can be done six days, and in some places 7 days a week.