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About Oyster Box Self Catering Home, Franskraal

The Oyster Box is a cosy, lovely decorated and well-equipped self-catering holiday home for those who prefer the finer things in a home. It is situated in the Overberg area in Franskraal - 3km from Kleinbaai (world-renowned for its shark-cage diving and whale watching tours (Southern Right Whale). Gansbaai is the local town. Hermanus (45 min) away. Along this coastline with beautiful sea and mountain views you will truly be able to unwind and relax. Take a 200 m walk from this home and enjoy an early "sun-rise" coffee on the rocks, or a picnic at a table with a bench positioned to enjoy the view over Dyer Island. Let the waves put you to sleep at night. Create unforgettable memories in this charming, house offering you the following: THREE BEDROOMS: two rooms are furnished with double beds and have views over the patio, garden and partial sea-views. The 3rd bedroom has two twin beds facing the front garden. Mosquito nets for a romantic ambience in two bedrooms. A double sleeper couch in the lounge area offers additional sleeping space for two adults or children. The rooms offer good quality mattresses and linen plus hairdryers. Please bring own beach towels. The LIVING AREA(S):- opens up to a tiled outside patio with a build-in barbeque (braai) with garden and partial sea-views. The patio furniture includes:- tables, chairs, umbrellas, "braai" equipment and utensils for 10 persons. KITCHEN:- fully equipped with an electric stove and oven, fridge with deep-freeze, smoothie-maker, toaster, sandwich- press, frying-pan/slow-cooker, microwave oven, a kettle, coffee plunger, a vacuum cleaner and washing machine. The DINING-ROOM is adjacent to the kitchen and lounge (open plan) with a table seating 6-8 persons.There is a flat-screen Smart TV with a DSTV -antenna and a decoder with the Open View Channel. Please bring your own decoder and smart-card. BATHROOMS: One and a-half bathroom. An en-suite (shower, basin and toilet) for the main bedroom and a second separate bathroom (bath, basin and toilet) to share for the other two rooms. EXTRA TOUCHES:- A decorated Xmas tree in December, magazines, books, games and music for guests to relax with. For memorable days on the beach we provide beach-umbrellas and chairs, cooler bags with picnic utensils and beach ball games. PRIVATE OFF-STREET PARKING and an ALARM SYSTEM with 24 hours armed response and burglar bars on the windows. RATES: A standard minimum daily rate of R 1 600 will apply for 1-4 persons during peak seasons (Dec- Jan and long weekends). A minimum of 10 nights stay is required for Dec - Jan and a minimum of 4 nights during long -weekends. Special discounts for stays longer than 14 days . Daily rates of R 1 200 p.n for February - April. Children above 7 years old will be charged R150 per night per child. Prepaid electricity of R200 provided. PLEASE USE WATER SPARINGLY - NO WASHING OF CARS . NO EXTRA GUESTS IN TENTS/CARAVANS/MOTOR HOMES WILL BE ALLOWED WITHOUT PRIOR PERMISSION AND ADDITIONAL CHARGES PER PERSON. PLEASE NOTE: NO REFUND WILL BE GRANTED ON SHORTENED STAYS (INCLUDING INDIVIDUALS WITHIN THE GROUP DECIDING TO LEAVE PRIOR THE BOOKED DEPARTURE DATE) AND NO REFUNDS ON ACCOUNT OF BAD WEATHER.
EXPLORE THE FOLLOWING within a 500m - 7 km radius around Franskraal:- fishing, scuba and shark-cage diving,snorkeling, water sports and boat trips to Dyer Island and whale-watching.Cycling, quad-bike and 4x4 trails, horse-riding on the beach,. Art gallery routes and craft markets. Walking and nature trails and reserves, Danger Point Lighthouse & Strandveld museum. Golf courses in Kleinbaai (2km), Hermanus and Arabella (a world-renowned golf course) .Well- known wine farms and Birkenhead Beer Brewery. Caledon Casino and Spa. Restaurants, sports bars. Well-known outlets, Spar,OK and Clicks (with a pharmacy), Kentucky KFC and fish factory and shops for daily fresh seafood. CHILDREN ACTIVITIES AND ENTERTAINMENT - List and contact numbers for bookings can be found in the house. BEACHES -in and around Gansbaai vary from endless pristine white stretches of sandy beach to rocky outcrops dotted with rock-pools, towering cliffs and caves: Stanford's Bay, De Kelders, Kleinbaai, Franskraal: Uilkraals estuary and Die Plaat (De Kelders). Tidal pools.

Beach: Partial views of the beach overlooking Dyer Island.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 22 hours
  • Minimum stay: 5 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 8
  • Check-in: 10:00 AM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 1 Reviews


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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information


MINIMUM STAY: 7 -10 Nights
A standard minimum rate of R 1 600 per day will be charged for 1-4 persons during peak seasons

R 1 600 p.n (1-4 persons)
R 1 800 p.n (6 persons)

R 1 200 p.n (1-4...

MINIMUM STAY: 7 -10 Nights
A standard minimum rate of R 1 600 per day will be charged for 1-4 persons during peak seasons

R 1 600 p.n (1-4 persons)
R 1 800 p.n (6 persons)

R 1 200 p.n (1-4 persons)
R 1 600 p.n ( 6 persons)

A standard minimum rate of R 1 200 per day will be charged for 1-4 persons
R 1 800 p.n (6 persons)


R 800 p.n (1-2 persons)
R 1 200 p.n (4 persons)
R 1 800 p.n (6 persons)


R 750 p.n ( 1 to 2 persons)
R 1 000 p.n (4 persons)
R 1 380 p.n (6 persons)

PAYMENT: Deposit through SafariNow (a secure payment sight).

1. Completing the booking form e-mailed by the Establishment, and e-mailing it back with supporting required documents to the Oyster Box;
2.Depositing 50 % of the total fee within 8 hours from your booking to SafariNow (Invoice and banking details will be forwarded to you).
3.The outstanding balance together with a cleaning fee of R350-R500 anda refundable breakage/damage or missing items deposit of R 2000 is payable 14 working days prior to the arrival date to the Oyster Box. An invoice with banking details will be forwarded to you.
Please Note: Should the arrival date be 5-7 days after the booking date, the deposit policy (100%) from SafariNow will apply. The full payment plus the cleaning fee and the refundable breakage deposit must be made within 6 hours from receiving the invoice (e-mailed to you by the establishment) in order to secure your booking.

Please Note: Regret:- NO SMOKING in-house. NO PETS
Children older than 7 years are welcome. This house may NOT BE USED AS AN EVENTS FACILITY. Gatherings of more than 10 persons without permission from the owner will result in forfeiting your deposit and additional costs will be charged. ADDITIONAL NON-PAYING GUESTS WILL BE REGARDED AS ILLEGAL AND WILL BE HANDLED AS A CRIMINAL OFFENCE.

You are automatically responsible for any losses/damages incurred.

The owner does not accept any responsibility for any injuries sustained to clients/visitors or damages or loss of personal property or deposits already paid over to the establishment.

The breakage deposit will be paid into your account (10 working days) after departure and if the house is left fairly clean and if there are no damaged, broken or missing items.

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  • Self-catering House Sleeps 8 Includes: Self-catering The main bedroom has a double bed and en-suite bathroom with views of the patio, garden and partial sea-view. The second... see more Features:  Twin beds, Double beds, En-suite, Sea views, Balcony/patio, Sleeper couch see more Twin beds, Double beds, En-suite, Sea views, Balcony/patio, Sleeper couch, Garden views
    from R1600 Room rate
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      Reviews for Oyster Box Self Catering Home, Franskraal

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      Willie Smit
      29 December 2018

      Very clean and neat. Decor gives that homely feeling although there is so much of it that it leaves little space for your personal belongings. Kitchen supplies in abundance. Had to rearrange linen in cupboards to find space for our clothing. Blinds in bedrooms as well as doorlocks need attention. Overall a satisfying experience. Very friendly and helpful owner. Thank you Dee.

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      Oyster Box Self Catering Home, Franskraal is 3km from the centre of Franskraal , the nearest airport 111.8km (Cape Town International Airport).
      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling