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About Cottons Cottages

This delightful Olde Worlde, beautifully renovated fisherman's cottage has all the modern conveniences while keeping its yesteryear feeling. Here is her story: I am an elderly lady, about 125 years old originally from a fishing family, full of character, warmth and vitality. I have an air of serenity and peace and stand elevated above the hustle and bustle of the surroundings and often feel that I have the world at my feet.

I have seen ships from all around the world come, go, and shared the excitement of the many naval exercises. I have watched lovely sleek yachts race as they stream out of the harbour and over the bay, longing for the breeze or battling the force of the winds. From September through to November, we are visited by the Southern Right whales, which have also discovered the safety and tranquility of our bay. They come to mate or give birth to their calves and stay to wallow with them until they are old enough to make their long journey back to Antarctica.

The cottage has two bedrooms, both en-suite with a live in kitchen. It is completely self-catering. Amazing uninterrupted sea view over False Bay to the Hottentots Holland Mountains. Within walking distance to one of our lovely beaches. Join the local fishermen on the rocks and enjoy some relaxing sea fishing. Explore the quaint historic naval town. Visit vibrant Kalk Bay for a different shopping or eating experience.

Beach: Visit our beautiful beaches on either side of the Peninsula. Our nearby beaches offer, surfing, diving, windsurfing, canoeing, kyaking, walking, fishing, swimming or just soaking up the sun.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 2 hours
  • Minimum stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 12
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 8 Reviews


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Reviews for Cottons Cottages

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Tina Bell
16 December 2017

A beautiful place. Very relaxing sitting on the stoep with a cold one taking in the view. Would recommend to anyone looking to taking life easy for awhile. Wifi needs improving.

Riaan Duvenage
01 October 2017

Great cottage with an exceptional view of False Bay. Rory was most helpful and friendly. Will definitely come back.

Adelle Loots, South Africa
05 January 2017

We loved our stay at Cottons Cottages. The hosts are incredibly friendly and helpful. The cottages is stocked with everything you need. The view is also magnificent. This is very good value for your money.

ilze le Roux, South Africa
24 May 2016

We had a wonderful stay at Cottons Cottages.  The stoep is the best feature, specially at sunrise and sunset.  The cottage is clean and has all the amenities one should need during your stay.  We will be back.

Madi Hanekom, South Africa
08 May 2015

My sister and I stayed at Cottons Cottages, nr 2 from 4 - 7 May 2015 and loved it. It is a return visit for us both as we remembered that we so enjoyed the first time. The old seeman's cottage retains much of its original charms whilst boasting all the mod cons required for a relaxing stay. The 180-degree view of the mountains, see and Simons' Town harbour is splendid and the long covered stoep ideal for unwinding and sipping a GnT. And Sheena & Roly are great and welcoming hosts. Highly recommended.

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Cottons Cottages is 1.5km from the centre of Simons Town , the nearest airport 30.9km (Cape Town International Airport).
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