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Whale's Way Ocean Retreat

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
Reviewed 15 June 2013

This was officially the best B&B, and maybe the best place to stay I've ever been too! The room is massive, with a view of the ocean on one side, and of the mountains on the other. We traveled as a family, so there was a king-sized bed and a sofa-bed for us to use. We had a well-stocked minibar,...

Thank Vedant C
St. Gallen, Switzerland
Reviewed 24 May 2013

That B&B has a terrific view to the ocean, is located right at the beach where you can swim, go running, for a walk ... We booked the fancy and huge penthouse style room and it was the best stay ever. Host: nice and helpful. What an unforgettable stay. Thank you Deidre!

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Commugny, Switzerland
Reviewed 9 April 2013

Wonderful location. The house is situated on high cliff , amazing ocean view specially from balcony where the breakfast is served. However there are several steps down to the beach it is absolutely worth to walk downstairs and admire kilometer beach. If you can choose take a room upstairs, the huge room with view ocean on one side and mountains...

3Thank ewa_gr60
Reviewed 30 March 2013

What a fantastic room! Simply huge, bright with windows at both ends of the room with views either of the ocean on one side or the mountains on the other. You needed GPS just to find your way from one end of the room to the other! The property is high above the beach, there are some steps down, but...

Thank CareySJC
Wiesbaden, Germany
Reviewed 16 March 2013

Overbooking seems to be a serious issue in this establishment (see other ratings) - we booked the prime suite, which we were informed at the time of arrival (!) was occupied due to overbooking. Guess this was already known before we arrived however no notice from establishment - for the price you're paying here this is an absolut NO-GO!!! It...

4Thank Eckart J
Reviewed 8 March 2013 via mobile

Very nice place, unfortunately the little appartment downstairs wasn't completely what we expected. A little on the expensive side for what you get. Anna, the extremely friendly and nice lady made our stay! The location is great!

Thank Murmelili
Zutphen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 20 February 2013

We were promised( by means of Booking.com) a room with an ocean view, balcony , and wifi. What we got was a room too small even to accomodate a single chair. It was named Beach room and on the ground floor so, obviously, it didn't have a balcony. Unfortunately, it didn't have a seaview either, just a fence 2 metres...

2Thank lubbert S
Cape Town
Reviewed 10 January 2013

We visited Whales Way with some friends of ours and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The rooms were very clean and spacious. The view overlooking the cliff onto the ocean was breathtaking. Location wise this place is a dream. It is not far from some good restaurants. Our hosts were so awesome putting in some specially made sandwiches for us as...

Thank Reagan M
Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 8 June 2012

I went to Whalesway for a weekend getaway to escape city life. It was indeed a great experience. The rooms are tranquil and plush. I loved the linen and towels. The host is very friendly, even though I broke the key to my room! They serve a delicious breakfast (and the chef is nice too). But the sea view from...

Thank Janette E
Benoni, South Africa
Reviewed 22 March 2012

We went to Whale's Way for the first part of our honeymoon and stayed in the Ocean suite. When we walked into the suite, my wife couldn't believe her eyes and hugged me and jumped up and down at the same time. The suite is breath taking with a view of the ocean from the bed and a view of...

Thank Stephan S

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Whale's Way is a stunning ocean-front retreat where you feel at home from the moment you arrive. Enjoy the spectacular ocean and mountain views and watch whales and dolphins from your bedroom. Most of the rooms have ocean views, TV, DVD and CD player. The style is light and open-plan with a natural elegance. The Penthouse rooms are particularly luxurious and decadent, perfect for those who appreciate the best of everything. Relax in the jacuzzi overlooking the Indian Ocean, walk along the deserted beach, enjoy a breathtaking sunset and be lulled to sleep by the sound of the waves. Many fine golf courses nearby. Close proximity to activities such as canoeing, paragliding, horse riding and more. Award-winning restaurants close by. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Whale's Way Ocean Retreat

Address: 858 6th Avenue, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Wilderness
Price Range: $114 - $274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Whale's Way Ocean Retreat 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“the penthouse suites with surperb views are highly recommended”
 of 5 bubbles lavue15, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The top floor rooms are more expensive, but they have the best views and are really lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles car0liney0ung, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“take a room with the view on the ocean!”
 of 5 bubbles alainandannemarie, 14 Mar 2016 | Read review
“There was nothing wrong with the rooms. Everything was clean and ready for your arrival.”
 of 5 bubbles jeffgO8789XW, 1 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Both suites have flight of outside stairs, so not suitable for anyone with mobility problem. There are three rooms on the main level.”
 of 5 bubbles 113marymac, 26 Oct 2015 | Read review
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