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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 10 September 2013

We spent two fantastic days at "Days at Sea" a few months ago. We had an awesome stay! Beautiful Hideaway on the clean white beach. The lodge was the highlight of our trip. The setting, facilities and suites are all beautiful! We were extremely impressed with the wine list (and cellar) and the food was out of this world. We... More 

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Thank Bruce R
DAYSATSEA, Manager at Days At Sea Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for having been at our little spot of paradise and for your gentle words. We would love to welcome you back again soon. More 

Stirling, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 12 August 2013

We are just back from the most fantastic four day holiday. Guido and Annette are the most wonderful hosts with nothing too much trouble. The girls are fantastic, and my children loved them. Guido cooked for us every night and the food was the best we have ever had, my children ate everything which is a first!. Our rooms where... More 

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3 Thank laura m
DAYSATSEA, Owner at Days At Sea Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. You were wonderful guests and the whole team is sending you their best wishes. We all hope to see you again soon! More 

Somerset West, South Africa
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119 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2013

Guido & Annette are delightful and engaging hosts, genuinely warm and with a taste for the better things in life. They have created a luxury guest lodge with an 'edge', underpinned with designer chic. Luxury yes but a contemporary luxury, not a deep sumptuous luxury. They are ably supported by Taylor and Thys. We spent 5 lovely nights in this... More 

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DAYSATSEA, Owner at Days At Sea Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Judith and Tony- you were lovely guests! Thank you for the good advices and your lovely review. We are always eager to follow well traveled guests' opinion and try to get the best out of it for the Lodge. When we went to Hartford House last Sunday, we discussed the a la carte menu with Jackie Cameron ( one of... More 

Istanbul, Turkey
1 review
Reviewed 10 July 2013

My Best experience of the last 12 months was last weekend at Days at Sea !! What an amazing place, the views, the gardens, the hospitality and the restaurant was an Absolute Michelin 3 Star experience. The 2 days trip turned out to feel like a 2 weeks holiday. My Compliments to the Staff, management and to the Owners of... More 

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Bushara, Owner at Days At Sea Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the exellent review. We are very happy that you had a good time. Hopefully we see you again soon! More 

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5 reviews
Reviewed 28 June 2013

Stayed for about 5 days to get away and have a relaxed time. Massages were great, food was wonderful and the walk on the beach indeed superb. After two days went to dive at Aliwal Shoal which was a great experience aswell and not too far away. The place is very romantic and was sorry I went on my own... More 

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DAYSATSEA, Manager at Days At Sea Beach Lodge, responded to this review

What a pleasure that you enjoyed your stay so much. It was a bit early for the Sardine Run, now they are coming. You see plenty humpback whales at present and our guests are watching them every day from their terraces or our Gazebos. The whole team thanks you so much for your generosity and kind attention. More 

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Reviewed 10 May 2013

We arrived at the Days at Sea to a warm welcome from the staff and a view that takes your breath away. The location is amazing. You wake in the morning to views of the ocean, it's so beautiful. The staff bent over backwards to make us feel welcome and well taken care of. The main hotel has 4 individually... More 

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Bushara, Owner at Days At Sea Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review. We are proud and grateful for your kind feed back. You were wonderful guests and the whole team will keep you in good memory. We hope to have you back soon to enjoy our little spot of paradise. More 

Munich, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2013

What an amazing hideaway! Days At Sea is one of these unique experiences one always searches for and rarely finds. It's a truly private lodge that offers privacy, hospitality and stimulation of all senses. We have spent 3 days and nights, surrounded by lush tropical vegetation and the never ending noise of the sea. I have slept like a baby... More 

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1 Thank t-lo69
DAYSATSEA, Owner at Days At Sea Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your gentle review. It was a pleasure for the team to have you at DAYS AT SEA. We hope you could take some inspiration back home and that we stay in good memory. More 

Pinneberg, Germany
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 March 2013

We had the most perfect midweek break. 3 days of lying at the pool, eating the super food and enjoying the friendly staff and service. The rooms are unique and each one different with lovely relax areas. We stayed in Inkawu and the morning views over the ocean was bliss. We will for sure be back on our next SA... More 

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DAYSATSEA, Owner at Days At Sea Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jasmin, we are very delighted that you enjoyed DAYS AT SEA so much. The staff loved you and your kind generosity. The whole team wants to thank you once again of having been here. Maybe now back in the cold Germany you still are dreaming about your daily beach walks and our Tortilla Espagnola with the Caviar? You are... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 March 2013

I just have to share my experience of this wonderful seaside paradise with everyone. Days at Sea is magical and unique property where I spent 4 days in a spacious suite while enjoying spectacular views. I have to mention that the food was excellent with service that was very friendly. When one sits on the vast terrace which overlooks a... More 

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DAYSATSEA, Owner at Days At Sea Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Justin, we were proud having you at our place. Thank you for the very kind words. We heard you had tons of fun and enjoyed the Lounge and the Bar. To hear from you being the Manager of Cape Town's no.1 place is an honor. We hope you keep your promise to come again later this season. More 

Durban
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2013

Let me start this review with the positives. The venue is gorgeous, a better view of the sea you could not ask for and if you like golf it is in the perfect location. If the service had been good it would have been a wonderful 3 nights but instead it was a stressful week of waiting for the next... More 

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DAYSATSEA, Owner at Days At Sea Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking so much time for writing this review. We feel really sorry that you had apparently a not so good experience at our Lodge. But at least you pointed out some positive aspects. As owners we of course investigated what happened and heard a very different story from our managers. Let me come back to some points... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Days at Sea. Entrance to a vision. Days At Sea is a place of luxury, privacy and peace. We are proud to have a platinum awarded wine cellar by Diners International, a private French style restaurant as well as a Chill Out Lounge with Cafe Del Mar Music for your sundowner. Days At Sea has been rated 9 to 10 by British Airways Horizon Magazine and is published in the Hideaways Hotels Klocke 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 ,2013,2014 and 2015 as one of the 100 most beautiful hideaway hotels of the world. It is a place full of art and lifestyle. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Days At Sea Beach Lodge

Address: 39 Effingham Parade, Trafalgar 4275, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Trafalgar
Price Range: $282 - $1,154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Days At Sea Beach Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Suite Inyoni ~ the day bed is great!”
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“The upper two suites are better in terms of sea views. Room 1 (honeymoon suite) biggest size.”
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“All Suites have a wonderful 180` ocean view and the interiors are of equally high luxurious standard.”
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