Cape Cod style beach house overlooking the Atlantic OceanCape Cod style beach house overlooking the Atlantic ocean

Entire home/flat

8 guests

4 bedrooms

4 beds

Entire home/flat

8 guests

4 bedrooms

4 beds

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Ages 2 - 12
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About this listing

A quaint self-catering house, in a private Nature Reserve 55 km from Cape Town. Fully equipped for 8 people. The home offers panoramic views of the ocean and Fynbos of the Capes West Coast

The space

Cockleshell Beach House is a quaint self-catering house, located in a private Nature Reserve 55 km from Cape Town and 30 km from all amenities. It is fully equipped to accommodate eight people. The home offers panoramic views of the ocean and is a short walk to a private beach.

This beach house is very comfortable, with a large open-plan living area. There are four bedrooms each with an en-suite bathroom. The kitchen is fully equipped with a dishwasher and washing machine that allow for easy self-catering purposes. A wide covered terrace features a braai area, overlooking the sea and nature reserve.

The tranquil setting is ideal for nature lovers. Walking trails, prolific bird lives, whale sightings, stargazing in unpolluted night skies and the spectacular wild flowers in spring are some of the many attractions this unique and special environment offers.

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Interaction with guests

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The space
Bathrooms: 4
Bedrooms: 4
Beds: 4
Room type: Entire home/flat


Extra people: £37 / night after 2 guests
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets

No Smoking is permitted in the house



Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.

Safety features
Fire extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay

Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

6 Reviews

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Marina User Profile
November 2016
The best find of the year! Martin was a fantastic host and we loved staying at Cockleshell beach house. The home was a short, easy walk from the beach with fantastic views. Highly recommended.

Schalk User Profile
October 2016
We spend 2 days at this incredible location in middle October. The weather was cool, but wind still and pleasant. We felt so blessed to wake up every morning to the sound of birds singing. The views and walks were spectacular. The area was safe and quiet. Our host Martin was wonderful. Helpful, friendly and keen to assist where ever he could. The house was situated on the edge of the fynbos and that gave us the most beautiful views of the ocean and sunsets. The bird life was crazy! Overall a wonderful and rewarding experience. Highly recommended. We'll be back.

John User Profile
October 2016
The house and location was wonderful. Everything as advertised. Martin was very helpful and accommodating. Hope to return one day.

Bianka User Profile
September 2016
A lovely homely house - absolutely perfect. Had a magnificent time and will go again.

Adila User Profile
August 2016
We felt welcome and at home right right from the start. Martin arrived shortly after we've unpacked, was very friendly, helpful and informative about the facilities as well as close by activities we've inquired about. All and all a lovely and high quality experience.

Esias User Profile
August 2016
Enjoyed our stay immensely. House was beautiful, neat and very well equipped - as described. Martin was a very helpful host, arranged a cot for our toddler and braai wood when we arrived late. Setting is stunning: fynbos, open air and sea :)

Grotto Bay, South Africa · Joined in January 2016
Martin User Profile

I work where I live and I live in Grotto bay one of the most beautiful parts of Southern Africa on the Capes West Coast.

I love my job so it is always a pleasure to host new guests, and because my wife and I live in Grotto Bay we are close by should we be required.

Response rate: 100%
(past 90 days)
Response time: within a few hours

About the home

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