Mermaid Rock Cottage Self Catering Accommodation in Simons Town

Mermaid Rock Cottage

Self Catering at 14 Jackson Road, Simons Town, 7975, False Bay Coast, Cape Town, South Africa. Show on Map

About Mermaid Rock Cottage

Mermaid Rock Cottage is a charming cottage offering independent self catering private family accommodation situated in Jackson Road, Simon's Town. Positioned just seven minutes walk from lovely, sandy beaches, it’s in a quiet little road with a stunning view of the sea and lighthouse. Mermaid Rock Cottage offers tastefully decorated three bedrooms, two bathrooms (one en suite), outdoor and indoor eating areas, kitchen, living room. Wifi is available. No smoking or pets are allowed. From the sea facing deck spectacular sunrises and sunsets can be savored.

Self Catering Accommodation

• Sleeps 5
• Three bedrooms - one double, one twin and one single
• Two bathrooms - one en suite
• Convenient dining area opposite the kitchen
• Comfortable lounge with TV which opens through double doors to an outdoor patio and breakfast table
• Separate kitchen fully equipped with a microwave, oven / stove, dishwasher, fridge / freezer, and washing machine
• Outside drying area for washing
• Deck area with railings and full sea vista, a sunny braai area
• Enclosed protected lower patio provides a secure child play area and protected braai area
• Off road car parking
• All linen and towels provided
• WiFi and DSTV

Being a fully furnished and equipped cottage you only need to bring yourselves to this prime location to have a relaxing and stimulating holiday. The decor is pleasing as it contains original paintings and sketches which are carefully chosen. Within easy reach is the picturesque seaside village of Simon's Town for shopping and fine dining at reasonable prices. Take a stroll down to Boulders Beach National Park famous for its Jackass Penguin Colony or Seaforth beach also a few minutes’ walk away.

Surrounding area and access

Simon's Town village is two miles or 20 minutes walk. It is a historical Naval base, the dockyard is interesting being in current use, the marina is colourful and from the harbour there is access to harbour tours, whale and dolphin watching, kayaking, trips to seal island and river taxis.

In the village are congenial coffee shops, delicious bakeries, restaurants of many cuisines, clothes boutiques, and curio shops. There are also professional art galleries and four museums. Simon's Town station has a picturesque rail link along the coast to Muizenberg and inland to Cape Town city. In the area around, you will find a huge variety of activities to enjoy:

Many sandy beaches, including Glencairn and Fisherman’s, within 10 - 30 minutes drive, some of which offer surfing or body surfing, and all have safe swimming areas. Scenic drives over the mountain to wild Scarborough (20 minutes drive) and exciting Kommetjie (40 minutes drive) with its lighthouse and fabulous beach

• Walks at Silvermine Nature Reserve on well trodden paths and picnics by the reservoir (30 minutes drive)
• Bohemian Kalk Bay to enjoy healthy food, art galleries, antiques, boutiques and book shops (15 minutes drive)
• Noordhoek farm village also has horse riding on the long, wide beach at sunset (20 minutes drive)
• Fishing, cray fishing, walks and picnics at Cape Point Nature Reserve (30 minutes drive)
• Golf, squash and bowls at Simon's Town Country Club (5 minutes drive)
• Cape Town is 50 minutes by car or 70 minutes by train


Mermaid Rock Cottage is professionally managed by our local agent representative who supervises the handover of keys on commencement of your stay, the cleaning of the property and the regular change of towels and linen. All linen - including hand, bath, sea and tea towels - is provided. For lettings of three weeks or longer we organise a mid stay clean which includes a change of linen.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Area information booklet
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom (shared)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • DVD player
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (ADSL)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (periodic)
  • Parking (garage)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Roof deck
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: none indoors

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)


  • Free Wi-Fi

Tonight From
per unit, per night

Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -34.196799999666666
Longitude: 18.443998333

Closest airport(s)
Cape Town International - 43km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 11h00

Listed on
January 2014 - 11 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

Thank you that we could stay in your cosy cottage. We had a wonderful time. The view is stunning, especially to see the sunrise, the sunset, the sailing...

Helmuth Schulz, Cape Town Travellers' Rating


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Payment Methods accepted at the establishment

Credit cards are not accepted at the establishment. EFT payments only, at this time.

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