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About Carpe Diem

Non Smoking Establishment

Carpe Diem offers guests a comfortable stay within 50 m of the beach in Umdloti. Carpe Diem consists of three comfortably furnished units, namely God’s Window, Sonnelus Flat and Sommerso Cottage.

Located on the first floor, the open-plan God’s Window is furnished with a comfortable double bed and has a private bathroom with a bath and a shower. The bedroom opens onto a veranda with braai facilities. Sonnelus is a lovely flat that is perfect for four. The main bedroom is furnished with a double bed and has an en-suite bathroom with a bath and a shower. Two single beds are situated in the next room and opens onto a sundeck with braai facilities. Sommerso Cottage consists of two bedrooms, with the main bedroom furnished with a queen-size bed and the second with three three-quarter beds. The main bedroom has an en-suite bath while the second shares the use of a shower-only bathroom. The cottage has a veranda with braai facilities as well as access to a private garden.

All three units have fully equipped kitchenettes with two-plate stoves and ovens, microwaves, fridges, kettles and toasters as well as cutlery and crockery. Each unit is also equipped with a TV with limited DStv and a daily cleaning service is available on request at an additional cost.

Guests can relax on their verandas and enjoy their morning coffee or just watch the ocean and dolphins playing. The beach is within walking distance for swimming, relaxing or fishing. Carpe Diem is situated within a short drive from Gateway, La Lucia and various restaurants. A café and shops are located within a short walk from the establishment.

Beach: Awesome best view in all units !! 50m from the beach ! on the corner of the beach, as quiet as the Karoo on the ocean

Spa: We have a beauty salon on premises, available until 17h00 on a Friday. Please contact the host for further information

Golf: golf is available close by

Family friendly: 2 units are family friendly Sonnelus (flat) is for parents and younger children The cottage parents and older children or 2 couples

Romantic: Gods Window is very romantic. Modern and spacious and awesome sea view!

  • Response Rate: 90%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 11 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 10
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 16 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Beach
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Satellite TV*
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Please note towels are not provided and a R100 refundable deposit is required for the gate remote.
Please note that the rates are subject to the number of guests staying, hence we advise guests to request the appropriate tariffs.

Carpe Diem Rooms

Reviews for Carpe Diem

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Soumyajyoti Das
27 September 2017

We really enjoyed our stay at Carpe Diem !!The view was awesome and we even spotted whale and dolphin from inside the room.. 🤗😉

Nicoletta Konstandakopoulos
22 August 2017

The view was amazing... everything else was below the standard I expected

Marisa Burger
18 July 2017

Sal dit vir enige iemand aanbeveel. Ons het heerlik gebly,is stil en rustig.

Louis Nel
02 June 2017

The place is very basic but nice to stay in

Shellie Kienzle
15 March 2017

Carpe Diem was the perfect spot for our needs. Hendrina was a fabulous host and the accommodation was just exactly what we needed after a very long journey. We would definitely wish to stay there again.

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Carpe Diem Map

Carpe Diem is 2.2km from the centre of Umdloti Beach , the nearest airport 7.5km (King Shaka International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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