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Artist's Retreat B&B / Gallery

Front entrance and name board
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Front entrance and name board
Entrance from enclosed garden
Breakfast changes daily.
Breakfast changes daily, with basics always of fresh fruit and cerials
Art Students having fun
Sunset from the communal  deck
View from the beach early morning
Gonnamanskraal /  bay in Jacobs Bay at sunset.
Bay from the South side, ideal for kiddies to play
Beach area
Collage of Jacobs bay
Winter and Flower season  from July to October yearly
Winter and Flower season  from July to October yearly
Winter and Flower season  from July to October yearly
Winter and Flower season  from July to October yearly
Winter and Flower season  from July to October yearly
Winter and Flower season  from July to October yearly
Winter and Flower season  from July to October yearly
Winter and Flower season  from July to October yearly
View from Room 4 and top deck
View from Room 4 and top deck
View from Room 4 and top deck
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Private Room , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 12
Jacobs Bay, Western Cape
We welcome you to the place where guests arrive as strangers and leave as friends. We believe in restore, relax and rejuvenate. We are situated on the beautiful West Coast of South Africa, 140km from Cape Town. Jacobs Bay is beautiful, tranquil and guests can walk down to the beach. The winters are mild with rain, but we have indoor fire places in the lounges where guests enjoy the warmth and just relaxing with a glass of wine or coffee. The nature is exceptional as we have little buck, mongoose, beautiful birds and tortoise. For the more adventurous we have the Berg River for Canoeing, fishing, ab-sailing., In Langebaan which is 20km they offer Kite surfing and fishing trips on the bay. Artist's Retreat being a B&B is ideal for the family break away, business travelers, or just people seeking solitude. We offer Wellness The... Read more
Listing #FKN3298629
About the Owner
Priscilla M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a day
Interaction with guests
I love the fact that my guests feel at home. As I live on the premises, I am here most of the time if they need assistance, unless I need to run errands. Latest book-in time is 21:00 unless prior arranged. Check out time is 10:00am.
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Reviewed 9 February 2014


  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (3)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
There is a demarcated area for smokers on the outside of the property. If guests want to use the BBQ facility, they are to make sure that the fire is out before leaving the area...
    1 Full bath
    3 Showers
    2 Queens
    1 King
    1 Sofa
    2 Twins
    1 Full
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USD 547
USD 1,368
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  • Cleaning fee: AU$15 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
• The company is not yet VAT registered so cannot charge 14% VAT. The client pays the amount stated.
• Art Lesson are to be arranged in advance and include art materials used.
• Wellness Therapy is counseling (by trained counselor) - with the use of various art mediums, being used as therapy tools. You do not have to be artistic at all as art is merely the tool in assisting the guest to come to terms with trauma, loss, and become tranquil with mind, body and spirit. Please contact for full information regarding the sessions which are conducted in groups or privately.

Additional fees may apply:
- Wellness Therapy | 59 USD per day
- Art Lessons | 41 USD per day
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About the neighbourhood
Jacobsbaai or Jacobs Bay is a beautiful coastal village from where you are central enough to explore the whole West Coast while using it as a base. The village is tranquil and safe to walk or cycle. The beaches are not crowded over busy periods and children enjoy the open areas and the little bay which is very shallow and nice to play in without big waves as on the main beach. The village exudes PEACE and tranquility and is more geared for nature lovers than commercial shoppers. Although we are 10 minutes away from Mall and general town, we have the best of both worlds.

The winters are long balmy days of about 16-18 degrees with no wind, however we do have a few rainy days as this is essential for the flower season which starts in August. The area is then decked with varied flower s...
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Cape Town international : 159.0 km
Railway: Cape Town: 159.0 km
Driving from Cape Town take the N7 which turns out of the N1, and keep on going until you see the turnoff to Melkbosstrand. Turn left and drive till you reach a robot and connect with the R27 to Velddrif. Turn right & drive til you pass Engen Garage on your left with turnoff to Langebaan. Pass that turnoff and take next turnoff at a sign reading Weskus Mall. Keep going and you will pass Saldanha Steel on your left. That road will eventually cross a double road which leads to Vredenburg and Saldanha. You cross over the road into Jacobsbaai. When entering Jacobsbaai, you will turn left at the 3 way stop. Drive on till last road Mauritz Rd. Turn right, 3rd house on the right. Drive into back where rooms and receptions is located.
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 4.8 km.
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