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Whale's Way Ocean Retreat

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Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2009

2 days/nights in the Ocean Room - best one in the house. Dreamy white room with a fabulous view of the ocean through the floor to ceiling windows. A jacuzzi bath stands at the other end inviting you to dip in and enjoy the view at the other end of the massive room. Some great restaurants a short driving distance...

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Reviewed 21 March 2009

This establishment lives up well to its web site description with fabulously spacious suites with both mountain and sea views. If you're lucky, during the off whale season, you'll catch glimpses of pods of dolphins swimming by just off the shoreline - certainly a hightlight of the stay. Despite this stunning house and its position, I was somewhat disappointed by...

1Thank Celtic-Wanderer
Reviewed 23 February 2009

My friend and I made a two night stop at Wilderness after arriving at George airport and picking up a car. The guest house was easy to find and parking was no problem. The position of Whales Way is just above a lovely sandy bay and the Ocean room is enormous and has a double aspect view of the beach...

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Reviewed 18 December 2008

Ali and Tim made our stay a truly wonderful, magical and completely unexpected experience! A beautiful paradise, with every attention to detail you would expect from a 6 star hotel. And one of Ali´s treatments was the icing on the cake. Worth the extra expense, compared to other B & B´s. Thank you from Amanda and Spike!

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South Africa
Reviewed 24 November 2008

Whale's Way is a delightful find! Tim and Ali are great hosts who welcome you like old friends. Our room had beautiful views - the kind where you instantly relax! Ali's artwork, displayed around the house, is impressive. Easily accessible to the N2 and close enough to Wilderness Village, it still manages to feel like you're miles away from reality....

1Thank ECbushbaby
Lake District
Reviewed 22 November 2008

Really want to keep this place a secret as it was such a great find! This B&B was in Wilderness which the Rough Guide told us to avoid and yet we completely disagree and Wilderness was our favourite place on our trip. Directions were good and it was easy to find, fantastic welcome from Ali with drink on the huge...

Thank MGRob
Brighouse, England
Reviewed 7 September 2008

Right from our arrival, it was evident that this place is special. Ali and Tim were everpresent in their efforts to make our stay as memorable and amazing as it turned out to be! We opted for the first floor room as it was my birthday whilst we were there. The views were mind-blowing, and complimented by the superior decor...

1Thank Sportsvaughan
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 June 2008

We stayed in the Sky room for only one night after a long drive from Cape Town - what a stunning location and what a stunning room. I've never seen a bedroom like it, huge doesn't really describe it - the view from the bed out to the ocean was fabulous and you could hear the waves breaking on the...

Thank IanW101
Reviewed 31 July 2007

We arrived at Whales Way after travelling from Cape Town, and from the moment we arrived were warmly welcomed by Tim and Ali. As it was our honeymoon we chose to stay in the Ocean penthouse, which was pure luxury and had spectacular views of the ocean and mountains. It was the little touches that really made the stay, a...

Thank SD1976
Reviewed 7 March 2007

We only had a brief stay at Whale's Way, but from the moment we arrived when we were straight into the warm jacuzzi, drinking wine with Tim and Ali, to the end of the stay when our children cried on leaving - we felt the magic - their strapline. The location is breathtaking, the hospitality superb, the rooms oustanding and...

3Thank monferrato

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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: $110 - $166 (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 Suites are nice, but I wouldn't come back”
SchroederFCB, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ocean suite looks good in the picture. Sky suite was awful. For beach room read other reviews.”
cjr_10, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Probably the higher floor”
944cynthiaf, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Fantastic view”
888karinw, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“the penthouse suites with surperb views are highly recommended”
lavue15, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
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