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About Mermaid's Tail, Pringle Bay

Mermaid's Tail, Pringle Bay offers a relaxing seaside getaway to up to 8 guests. It is set within the charming coastal town of Pringle Bay and is a great option to groups or families visiting this picturesque part of the Western Cape.This Cape Cod-style house has three well-appointed bedrooms, a sunroom and three bathrooms and can accommodate 8 adults. The comfortable lounge has a wood-burning heater ideal for those chilly winter nights. There is a swimming pool set in a large fynbos garden.The open-plan kitchen is fully equipped and it also has a scullery with a dishwasher. The double garage has boogie boards, four mountain bicycles and fishing equipment. Safety features include a security alarm, smoke detectors, fire extinguishers and a comprehensive first-aid kit.The covered deck offers stunning sea views and a place to enjoy a delicious braai. Visitors can spend their days exploring the beautiful beaches as well as the nearby town attractions. The more active guest can enjoy activities such as mountain biking, hiking, surfing and kite surfing.

Beach: The house is a leisurely 10 minute stroll to the beach - 600 metres. The wooden entertainment deck and the lounge and sun room have beautiful views of the beach and the surrounding mountains.

Family friendly: There are pool and beach toys for kids including pool noodles, buckets and spades, beach bats, rugby and soccer balls, beach cricket set, 2 kids boogie boards, 2 adults boogie boards, 2 adults bicycles, as well as board games such as monopoly etc.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 2 hours
  • Minimum stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 8
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 9 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Beach
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • French
* Please enquire for further details.

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Reviews for Mermaid's Tail, Pringle Bay

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Melanie Koning
12 January 2018

We absolutely enjoyed our stay - the house itself is extremely comfortable. The hosts have thought of everything - all neat, clean and of the highest quality. Thank you.

Reeve Vandenberg
28 November 2017

Everything about Mermaid's Tail and Pringle Bay was amazing

Anonymous, South Africa
25 April 2017

We stayed at Mermaids Tail Pringle Bay from the 9th to 14th of April 2017 and feel the need to review this amazing house as we truly will recommend it to anyone. It was fabulous staying there, the house was as advertised neat and extremely clean with so much more. To Paul and Jenny, you are awesome and thank you for this amazing experience we LOVED your house and we will be using it again! We surely felt at home!5 Stars for this stunning breath-taking house.May God bless you in everything you do. Johan & Beverley Koekemoer

John Reid
03 March 2017

we were very happy with our welcome from Lamsen and calls from Paul. /the house was lovely-well appointed with provision for all comfort and for diverse interests. We highly recommend this home from home,

Lisa Paterson, South Africa
17 January 2017

Thank you so much Jenny and Paul for the most awesome stay at Mermaid's Tail. Such a comfortable house, with absolutely everything one needs. We will certainly be back :-)

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Mermaid's Tail, Pringle Bay is 0.2km from the centre of Pringle Bay , the nearest airport 49.6km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

Things to do in and around Pringle Bay

Pringle Bay Beach

(0.8 km from Pringle Bay)

1 review

Pringle Bay Beach is a stunning long and wide beach with sugar-white fine sand. The beach is backed by sand dunes fynbos-clad mountains. It's a great place to watch the sun set over the distant Table Mountain.

Rod's Trail

(7.7 km from Pringle Bay)

2 reviews

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Stony Point Penguin Colony

(7.4 km from Pringle Bay)

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Rooi Els Beach

(5.8 km from Pringle Bay)

1 review

Rooi Els Beach is a secluded, yet popular, swimming and fishing spot. It is also great for shell-fishing (please enquire regarding permits). The pristine white sands and endless ocean views simply have to be enjoyed.