Galleon Nook Holiday Cottage in Fish Hoek, Cape Town
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Plus 1 night freeStay 3 nights for the price of 2. Valid 20 November to 14 December 2023.

  • Property TypeApartment
  • Guests2
  • Bedrooms1
  • Bathrooms1
  • Minimum Stay2 Nights

Galleon Nook is a highly recommended property for self catering in Fish Hoek for up to 2 guests visiting the False Bay region.

About Galleon Nook

Galleon Nook is a superbly situated one-bedroom homely, cosy, self-catering, full equipped Holiday Cottage (sleeps two), popular with travellers from the UK plus the locals who enjoy the weekend getaway, due to the peaceful surroundings and site seeing in the area, not to mention the stunning selection of Restaurants.

Situated in a residential suburb of Fish Hoek called Sun Valley, which is at the bottom of “Ou Kaapse Weg” (a mountain pass in Silvermine Nature Reserve), and in the middle of the Cape Peninsula leading towards Cape Point with access to the sea / beaches (five minutes), in either direction.

From this base, many tourist attractions are on the doorstep to the Cottage within the Western Cape Southern Peninsula; Kalk Bay being around the corner, voted the most Quant Tourist Village in the World. Further, the road leads to all of the many Cape Town attractions, using a well sign posted highway system.

Cape Town Self Catering

Galleon Nook is a comfortable, fully equipped self-catering, homely garden cottage, suitable for two guests. The bedroom has a Queen-size bed, two closets, with an en-suite bathroom (shower, toilet, basin). Blackout roller blinds are installed on top of the venetian blinds.

The cottage has of a fully equipped kitchen (stove, microwave, washing machine, fridge); with the open plan lounge and a rustic fireplace. There is a work desk situated in the bay window area (very fast 10 meg line, the cottage has its own router). A beautiful, sunlit area, to sit and work and own small lawn with deck chairs to catch the sun, own garden area and veranda.

The Cottage connects to a shared pool / braai area, which the Guests are encouraged to use in conjunction with the landlord. This also provides an outdoor area, with garden furniture, a bigger lawn area, to relax and enjoy the surrounding sounds and views of the Silvermine mountain pass at the back of the property. The majestic African Harrier Hawks frequent our skies, together with Owls at Noordhoek Common, as well as our local Guinea Fowl troops.

Full DSTV channels, with Netflix / Showmax (smart TV).
Private entrance and parking for a single motor car in the driveway (oil leaks, not permitted to park inside the premises, but rather in the road on the street).
Galleon Nook Cottage is built behind the owner's home, and is lock up and go.


• Wi-Fi available (free to guests) (10meg line, router in the cottage, own password)
• Minor printing facilities available at home office
• DSTV satellite television (all DSTV channels), smart TV, Netflix, Showmax
• Fully fitted equipped kitchen with washing machine, stove, microwave
• Clothes stand provided for wet clothes
• Cleaning bucket, broom, mop and pan
• Bath towels and linen provided
• Blankets provided in Winter for chilly evenings
• Cottage service (self-catering, for stays longer than 7 days, bedding / towels will be changed every 7 days)
• Car hire (local or at the airport)
• Members of Cape Medical Response Member (emergency paramedic response unit based in Fish Hoek)
• Parking in the driveway (uncovered) behind remote control gate - at own risk
• Tourist info available (within the Southern Peninsula region, and regarding the well-known attractions)
• Swimming pool at the main dwelling (entrance through a wooden gate),visitors are welcome to share the facility (children must be supervised at all time)
• Own small garden and patio area (non-smoking establishment, smoking will be permitted on the patio area)
• Shared braai / barbeque area (brick built fireplace)
• Shared patio area surrounding the swimming pool, with garden furniture, to relax after your swim, or sit on the lawn and read a book in a lounging wooden chair


Please bring along your own toiletries, food, refreshments, swimming towels for the beach, wood for fireplace (this is a self-catering unit).

Location & Attractions

The star views are dazzling as there is little commercial lighting in Sun Valley. The region is full of Cape Town fauna and flora, especially indigenous Protea species and other plants growing on the mountain pass (Ou Kaapse Weg) viewed from the back of the cottage. Sunsets on Noordhoek beach, Kommetjie Beach, Chapman's Peak are spectacular as are the sunrises viewed at Fish Hoek Beach, and driving further down the coast, en-route to Cape Point.

We are situated in the middle of the land (Southern Peninsula), which means you only travel 5km either way to get to the closest beaches (Fish Hoek Beach, Noordhoek Long Beach, Kommetjie Beach) Other nearby beaches include: Windmill Beach, Simons Town Beach, Clovelly Beach, Froggy Pond Beach, Millers Point Tidal Pool and Picnic Area, Kalk Bay Beach, Danger Beach, Kalk Bay Tidal Pool, St James Beach and Tidal Pool) (all within 5-20min drive. Not to mention the beaches inside the nature reserve at Cape Point. in the South of Cape Town, and only 20 min drive into Cape Town with no traffic.

Features you'll appreciate

  • wifi
  • swimming
  • parking
  • airport
  • kitchen
  • wake up
  • fireplace
providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Pool towels supplied
  • Television (Netflix / Showmax)
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with M-Net)
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Housekeeping (periodic)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Secretarial services
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available
  • Tour assistance
fluentsome understanding

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Rooms & Rates

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

Galleon Nook Cottage

Galleon Nook is a comfortable, fully equipped Self Catering Garden Cottage which is suitable for two guests. The bedroom gas a Queen-size bed and an en-suite shower / basin. There is a compact kitchen.

  • Pool towels supplied  
  • Television (Netflix / Showmax)  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Beach towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Cleaning materials supplied  
  • Fan(s)  
  • Fireplace  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Heater(s)  
  • International plug point(s)  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Iron / trouser press  
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (with M-Net)  
  • Television (with satellite)

Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Guest Reviews

140 Reviews from travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

Once again, the end of another memorable stay. Time has flown too quickly and we have to leave. Thank you for making our holiday very special. We will be back sooner than you think. Home from Home! Lots of Love to you, Siobhan, Lilly and Cats xxx Derek and Marie, Torrington, Devon

November 2023

Derek and Marie O. (Torrington, Devon)

Verified reviewexcellent

Long stay, rented the cottage from March to July. A very enjoyable time. Very sad to leave! GREAT Landlady! Cottage is well positioned to everywhere and comfortable all round. Felt like a permanent holiday!

July 2023

Jill C. (Western Cape)

Verified Host

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  • Proof of address on file
  • Property listed on since May 2009

Need to Know

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome, a cot is available on request.

Closest airport(s)Cape Town International - 35km

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

Exceptions to check-in times may be arranged, there is reception service for business hours during the day.

Payment methods accepted by the property EFT or secure online payment via

Listed on since May 2009

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