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About Ambre Cottage

Ambre Cottage is a rustic little unit offering a long open sitting room containing a dining table, two single beds and table, stove, fridge and cooking facilities. It opens out to a front porch overlooking a green belt, Dawids Kraal, and the blue sea.

The cottage is extremely private, with its own driveway and at a fair distance from the main house, under a large filao tree. The front porch is very sheltered from the South Easter and barbecue facilities can be provided. Between the cottage and main house is a garden displaying a large wisteria and many proteas, pin-cushions, Erica, and Restios.

The road meanders down to a large vlei, which in turn offers other paths down to the Betty's Bay main beach - most invigorating for a good evening walk. A path from the house leads down next to the Dawids Kraal River to a popular picnic spot and a good fishing beach, as well as the main beach. Looking back one can see Ambre house and cottage tucked below the mountain.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Minimum stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 41 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Beach

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Important Information

Please note that we can only accommodate up to two people in twin beds or on request the beds can be pushed together and made up as a double bed. The minimum booking is for two nights or more is required.

Availability and pricing

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  • Self-catering Cottage Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering Elongated room leading onto a porch, with dining table and chairs, two single beds, cupboard space, and separate bathroo... see more Features:  Twin beds, Sea views, Self-catering, Television
    from R575 Room rate
    • Adults

      Reviews for Ambre Cottage

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      Beth Cartledge
      11 October 2018

      It would have been a much nicer stay if the place had been cleaned. Lots of dust and cobwebs. Pity because this could be a nice place in a great location.

      Leeanne Kirchner
      04 October 2018


      Ulrike Kussing
      17 March 2018

      Easy to find, central location in Bettys Bay with beautiful view of the sea. Easy access via footpath to sea. Accommodation more on the rustic side, but not lacking in anything. Nice to have a full stove with oven and large fridge available.

      Paul Cowan
      19 February 2018

      Lovely little rustic cottage, great value for money, Darryl was very friendly and accommodating.

      Annette Ruppert
      10 December 2017

      I found the cottage neat, providing all the basics that one needs for a break-away from the busy city life. Enjoyed the closeness to nature and the private setting. Will definitely book at Ambre Cottage again! Would enjoy a few Dstv channels, including a Sports channel for a wider choice of programming - would probably increase the tariff though.

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      Ambre Cottage is 0.2km from the centre of Bettys Bay , the nearest airport 55.7km (Cape Town International Airport).
      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling