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About Kleinzee Oceanfront Guest House

Oceanfront, affordable luxury in the best area for land-based whale watching. Kleinzee is set on the cliffs of De Kelders where the southern right whale calve each spring. Peaceful and private, an ideal retreat for lovers of the great outdoors. The house is built in the Cape Dutch-farmhouse style with some of the walls consisting of stone sourced locally to add warmth and character.

Enjoy a hearty breakfast on the balcony overlooking the ocean with award-winning local cheese and preserves. Sample local wines while watching the sun set over the ocean from your private whale-viewing deck.

There are two oceanfront suites with direct access to a seaside hiking trail and whale watching decks with panoramic ocean and mountain views. Concertina doors open the rooms completely to the ocean. The rooms are luxuriously appointed with private access, underfloor heating and satellite TVs. Beds are king size with luxurious linen, down duvets and fluffy pillows to whisk you off to dreamland. The spacious bathrooms are en-suite with Victorian baths and pebble-floor showers. A heated splash pool in the sheltered courtyard is an ideal remedy for those hot summer days.

A convenient five-minute drive takes you to Gansbaai Town, known as the Big 2 town for it's great white shark cage diving industry and spectacular whale watching. Kleinbaai Harbour, where shark cage diving and whale watching vessels depart, is a mere 10 minutes' drive away.

Hike to the nearby Walker Bay Nature Reserve with its own sheltered swimming bay and caves of archaeological interest. Explore the rugged coastline via kayak, go for cave tours one minutes' walk away or simply relax on your own private deck.

De Kelders is approximately 180 km drive from Cape Town International Airport and 40 km drive from Hermanus. A shuttle service from the airport to Hermanus with car hire in Hermanus is available.

Surrounded by fynbos, pristine countryside, award-winning wine and cheese farms and many other hidden treasures, you will be inspired and rejuvenated by the tranquility of nature.

Beach: On the oceanfront.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 27 hours
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 12
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 25 Reviews

Facilities

  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Hiking

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Grading

  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

This is a non-smoking house.
Breakfast is included

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Reviews for Kleinzee Oceanfront Guest House

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Jolene Atkins
18 December 2017

Marna who manages the guesthouse was absolutely amazing. She was very friendly, made good suggestions on where to go around the area. My husband and I felt very welcomed and at home. Tania, her assistant was also great. The guest house was absolutely perfect. The bedroom and huge bathroom was perfect. We had a wonderful anniversary weekend. Thank you Kleinzee

Schalk Reynolds, South Africa
17 December 2016

We really enjoyed our stay at Kleinzee, the views were encredible and the staff very friendly and helpful.

tersia venter, South Africa
20 October 2014

Wonderful stay. The view is unbelievable and the hosts were fabulous. Will definitely return and can recommend it. You can watch the whales from your bed. Wonderful.

Hellmut Risser, Namibia
30 August 2014

If you are on a trip far away from home and you arrive at Kleinzee Guesthouse, you immediately feel at home. It is an amazing place! The breakfast, the room and the atmosphere - all of it was fantastic. To Linda and Deon who made us feel at home right from the start, thank you for 3 wonderful days at Kleinzee.

Yvette jones, South Africa
12 July 2014

5 start treatment.What a fantastic place, view and accommodation! Beautiful guesthouse . Had the most wonderful stay and I would highly recommend this place. Thanks to the superb hospitality of Linda and Deon who went out of their way to make the stay truly memorable! I will most definitely be back!

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Kleinzee Oceanfront Guest House is 1.3km from the centre of De Kelders , the nearest airport 107.4km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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Stanford's Bay

(0.8 km from De Kelders)

1 review

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Klipgat Cave Trail

(7.9 km from De Kelders)

1 review

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Walker Bay Nature Reserve

(2.9 km from De Kelders)

1 review

Managed by Cape Nature, Walker Bay stretches along the coast from De Kelders to the Hermanus Lagoon. Walker Bay Nature Reserve offers much for the whole family. From wide beaches to sea caves, good fishing grounds to pretty fynbos and hiking...

Die Plaat

(2.9 km from De Kelders)

1 review

Part of the Walker Bay Nature Reserve, Die Plaat is a long beach of pristine white sand and rocky limestone outcrops to the east. Access to the beach is via Normandie Street in De Kelders, and an entry fee is required. Permitted activities include...