A Whale of a Time Fish Hoek Self Catering Accommodation in False Bay
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  • Property TypeApartments
  • Guests12
  • Rooms/Units5
  • Minimum Stay1-2 Nights
  • Wir SprechenDeutsch

About A Whale of a Time

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

Perfectly positioned to view the whales that visit every year, we 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 2 to 6 guests and have fully equipped kitchenettes, bathrooms en-suite, TV, M-Net and satellite connection. 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.

Beluga Penthouse Apartment (Sleeps 2 adults and 2 children)
Two bedrooms with an open plan sun-lounge and fitted kitchen. Main bedroom has a queen-size bed, and built-in cupboards, and the second room has two single mounted bunk beds.

There is a Victorian bathroom with a slipper bath and beautiful furnishings. The fully equipped Oregon kitchen opens into the open plan lounge with sea view and sundeck. The furnishings are soft voile curtaining, maple floors, and solid Oregon furniture. The apartment has a TV, M-Net and is linked to a satellite dish from reception.

Dolphin Studio Apartment (Sleeps 2 adults and 2 children)
This open plan studio apartment has been tastefully furnished and has stunning 180° 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.

Orca Apartment (Sleeps 2 adults and 2 children)
Luxurious, spacious 1 bedroom apartment with magnificent sea views, and is tastefully decorated. This apartment consists of a large sun-filled lounge, open-plan with dinette and fully equipped oregon kitchen area and large eating bar counter.

Comfortable double bed with French, stained glass doors open out onto the balcony with view of False Bay. Romantic victorian bathroom with slipper bath and candle candelabra, as well as a spacious shower.

Penguin Apartment (Sleeps 2 adults and 2 children)
Luxurious, spacious one bedroom apartment with magnificent sea views, tastefully decorated. Consisting of a large sun-filled lounge, open-plan with dinette and glowing oregon fully equipped kitchen area and large eating bar counter.

Comfortable twin ¾ Oak beds with French, stained glass doors open out onto the balcony with view of False Bay. Romantic victorian bathroom with slipper bath and candle candelabra, as well as a spacious shower.

Southern Right Stone Cottage (Sleeps 4 adults)
Sweeping views across False Bay to the Hottentots Holland mountains beyond. Fully self-contained with a well-fitted kitchen and cosy lounge. It sleeps four people in two en-suite bedrooms upstairs and with a shower and the offer of an extra two beds downstairs, can stretch its accommodation to six.

A queen-size four poster wrought-iron bed invites you to 'lie-in' and watch the seascape through the dormer windows. In the room is a TV, screened Victorian rolltop bath and basin and separate loo. The second bedroom has twin ¾ wrought iron beds and a bathroom, also with victorian bath and loo, en-suite.

Downstairs are the tastefully furnished lounge and an open-plan and fully fitted solid wood kitchen and bar counter. TV includes SABC, MNet and DSTV. Also downstairs is a shower, basin and loo room. The living room has French doors opening directly into a tranquil garden with its crystal clear, salt water swimming pool and wind-free patio overlooking Fish Hoek Bay.

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

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Rooms & Rates

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

Southern Stone Cottage

Two Bedroom Cottage - Almost touch the whales . Lounge with sleeper couch, equipped kitchen and shower. Spiral stairs going up to bedrooms. Enormous Romantic main bedroom queen-size bed, Victorian bath. Second bedroom twin beds and bathroom. Sparkling pool infront.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 6 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Dolphin Apartment

Two Bedroom Apartment - Breathtaking sea views from this open plan family studio apartment. Main bedroom queen-size bed, open plan lounge / kitchette area. Second bedroom with twin bunks. Large shower room. TV, MNet.

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

Orca Apartment

One Bedroom Apartment - Breathtaking sea-views, tastefully decorated, sun lounge, French Doors opening onto balcony. Main room with queen size bed and leather couch in open plan lounge Percale Linen. TV, MNet. Fully equipped kitchenette. Victorian bathroom with bath and shower.

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

Penguin Apartment

One Bedroom Twin Apartment - Breathtaking sea-views, tastefully decorated, lovely percale linen. Sun lounge opening onto balcony. Queen. leather couch in open plan lounge area. Victorian bathroom with full shower. Fully equipped kitchenette. TV, MNet Satellite Dish.

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

Beluga Penthouse

Two Bedroom Apartment - Breathtaking Sea facing, apartment, French Doors opening onto sun drenched lounge to balcony. Main bedroom has queen sized bed looking out onto sea. 2nd bedroom has bunk beds. Fully equipped Oregon kitchen. Victorian bath with telephone shower.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 2 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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