A Whale of a Time Fish Hoek Self Catering Accommodation in False Bay
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  • Property TypeApartments
  • Guests16
  • Rooms/Units5
  • Minimum Stay1-5 Nights
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A Whale of a Time is a highly recommended property for self catering in Fish Hoek for tourists visiting the False Bay region.

About A Whale of a Time

A Whale of a Time is an owner-managed self catering establishment in Fish Hoek offering a variety of Cape Town accommodation in tastefully decorated self-contained apartments, each with spectacular panoramic sea views.

Perfectly positioned to view the whales that visit every year, A Whale of a Time Apartments are a 5 minute stroll from the tranquil Fish Hoek beach with its soft beach sand and warm water.

Self Catering Accommodation

The apartments accommodate from two to four guests each and have fully equipped kitchenettes, bathrooms en-suite, TV, M-Net and satellite connection. Please see below for the detailed apartment descriptions and photographs.

On Site Facilities

The salt-water residents' pool is surrounded by wooden decking where guests recline on sun lounges and bask in the sunshine. Enjoy an un-obstructed view of the whales during whale season.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Area information booklet
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom (shared)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Disabled equipped
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wheelchair access

Internet

  • Free Wi-Fi

Transfers

  • Airport transfers
fluentsome understanding

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • French
  • German

Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

Dolphin Apartment

The Dolphin Studio Apartment sleeps two adults and two children. This open plan studio apartment has been tastefully furnished and has stunning 180 degree sea views. The studio with queen-sized bed is furnished with cane furniture and a fully equipped Oregon kitchenette. It opens out onto the Victorian balcony through lovely French stained-glass doors. The seaview is stunning and being north facing, the sun pours through in the mornings. The second bedroom has two single mounted solid oregon bunk beds. Ablutions consist of a large shower room, beautifully appointed and sparkling clean, with basin and loo. The apartment has a TV, M-Net and is linked to a satellite dish from reception.

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Orca Apartment

The gorgeous Orca Apartment sleeps two adults. This is a luxurious, spacious one bedroom apartment with magnificent sea views, and is tastefully decorated. Tastefully decorated for warmth and comfort this apartment consists of a large sun-filled lounge, open-plan with dinette and glowing Oregon kitchen area fully equipped with fridge/freezer, oven and hob, microwave oven, crockery, cutlery, toaster, large eating bar counter etc. all with french doors wide to the balcony and worldclass view of the Indian ocean in False Bay. Sleep in the comfortable queen bed with French, stained glass doors open to the sound of rolling breakers and the smell of the ocean. Wander out onto the balcony and sip a mug of late-night hot chocolate, or relax with candlight in the romantic Victorian bathroom with its slipper bath and candle candelabra, or shower in the spacious shower. The apartment is fully self contained for your convenience. TV includes SABC and MNet. Use of the guests sparkling salt water swimming pool in the garden below.

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Penguin Apartment

The Penguin Apartment is a luxurious, spacious one bedroom apartment with magnificent sea view. (Sleeps two guests). Tastefully furnished with soft voile curtaining, butterscotch maple flooring, solid Oregon furniture etc. for comfort and pleasure this apartment consists of a large sun-filled lounge, open-plan with kitchenette in solid Oregon, fully equipped with fridge, two plate Salton stove, microwave oven, crockery, cutlery, eating bar counter etc. all with french doors wide to the wrap-around balcony and spectacular view of the False Bay waters. Sleep in the lovely queen beds with French, stained glass doors open to the sight, sound and the smell of the ocean. Dine on the balcony, then enjoy a shower or a long relaxing soak with candlelight in the pristine romantic en-suite roll-top Victorian bath. The apartments are fully self contained for your convenience. TV includes SABC and MNet. Use of the guests sparkling salt water swimming pool in the garden below.

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Beluga Penthouse

The Beluga Penthouse is a two-bedroom apartment (sleeps two adults and two children). Tastefully furnished, soft, romantic and full of charm, this suite is in a class all its own, and has the most stunning views overlooking the sea. It consists of two bedrooms and a large open-plan sun-lounge with fitted kitchen. The main bedroom, is furnished with a queen-size bed facing out to sea and the glorious sunrise over False Bay. The built-in cupboards are of solid maple. A second sunny bedroom has two single solid Oregon bunk beds.The bathroom has been renovated, but still has loads of charm with its slipper bath and candelabra, for long romantic, candlelit soaks, as well as a full shower. The Oregon kitchen is fully equipped with fridge/freezer, oven and hob, microwave oven, crockery, cutlery, toaster, large eating bar counter etc. and flows through the open-plan lounge, with magnificent sea view , onto the spacious sundeck and lookout balcony. Eat your breakfast out here, watching the sun rise over False Bay or sip an aperitif in the evening while watching the fishing boats returning with their catches to the harbour at Kalk Bay. In a class of its own. The apartment has a TV, SABC and M-Net, and guests have free use of the garden down below and the lovely salt-water residents' swimming pool.

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Neptune Garden Apartment

The Neptune Garden Apartment has three bedrooms and two bathrooms (sleeps four guests). Warm ambiance welcomes you to this lovely three bedroom, two bathroom spacious garden apartment overlooking the sea. This spacious Seaview garden apartment, being completely self-contained is perfect for a family or a group of travelling friends. It has a very well appointed kitchen / dining area fully equipped with fridge / freezer, oven and hob, microwave oven, crockery, cutlery, toaster, kettle, large eating bar counter etc.open-plan to a sunny, comfortably furnished family sized lounge with sliding doors open to the exclusive garden in front. The spacious fitted main bedroom consists of an oregon double bed and en-suite bathroom with bath andshower, basin and loo. The second bedroom has twin 3/4 oregon beds, while the third bedroom contains a single mounted solid oregon bunk bed. The sparkling clean, tiled, bathroom opposite is fitted with bath and overhead shower, basin and loo. All bedrooms open to the garden and are within sight, sound and scent of the turquoise sea. All living rooms have majestic sea views and open directly into the private garden, complete with loungers, a dining area, water feature, wooden swing seat and views that never end. All you need to bring are your sun hats and darkglasses! Sip cocktails while watching the boating activity going on in the bay, the yachts racing by and the whales calving right below. Eat all your meals outside too and enjoy the ever changing vistas.

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Guest Reviews

2 Reviews from SA-Venues.com travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

we had a great stay ,after growing up in part in fishoek ,we returned after 35 years and the place is just as fantastic as it was then .our appartment was first class ,quiet and the views are as good as they get anywhere in the world .when i next get back to south africa we will be staying at a whale of a time for sure

September 2017

keith (ballarat)

Verified reviewexcellent

I have been to A Whale Of A Time for my honeymoon and it was the best diction ever. Friendly people, private, quite, close to some fantastic places and a amazing view, what more could you ask for. I will definitely return.

March 2010

M.J. De Klerk (Brits)

Need to Know

Response timeA Whale of a Time typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

Closest airport(s)Cape Town International - 20km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Payment methods accepted by the propertyMastercard, Visa, EFT or secure online payment via SA-Venues.com

Listed on SA-Venues.com since November 2007

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