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Sandton, South Africa
Reviewed 1 December 2015

Andre was very helpful. The rates are very reasonable and well worth it. The beach is right there. As it was in the hot season, you could leave your room windows open and always have fresh cold air circulating.

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Andre G, Manager at Whale's Way Ocean Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Jeff, Though I was not here when you came to stay, I do remember our emails and am pleased to know that you enjoyed the short visit to Whale's Way. Much thanks for commending Whale's Way in the best possible way. Kind regards Christa

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We have returned home from a stay at Whale's Way, and what an amazing experience! We stayed in the Sky Suite, which is beautifully appointed, spacious, light, and with the wonderful view of the ocean. Could sit on the couch or on the balcony and watch the dolphins at play in the ocean. The breakfasts on the patio were more...

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Andre G, Manager at Whale's Way Ocean Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Mary, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us, and for your beautiful words. We shall not forget you and dear Alan whose hugs are the best ever. We look forward to welcoming you back to Whale's Way in the not too distant future. Kindest regards Christa

Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 15 June 2015

I have just had a wonderfully relaxing time at Whale's Way Ocean Retreat. The room was absolutely fabulous and the furnishings were very luxurious. Christa, the hostess was very warm and friendly and made me feel like a member of the family. The breakfast was scrumptious and the staff were very pleasant. Christa recommended lovely restaurants and I even went...

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Andre G, Manager at Whale's Way Ocean Retreat, responded to this review

We are delighted to know that you had a memorable stay with us. Happy guests are what we strive for and this feedback means a lot to us. We look forward to seeing you again.

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 13 June 2015

We have had the pleasure of staying at Whales Way twice and both rooms were excellent. Thank you Christa for your superb hospitality in your amazing and beautiful establishment! We loved the setting and cleanliness and your breakfasts are spectacular. We shall be back!

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Andre G, Manager at Whale's Way Ocean Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Deeberg, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us! It is heartwarming to know that you enjoyed your stay as much as we enjoyed having you here. We eagerly await your next visit. Till next time - Christa

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 30 May 2015

Excellent stay. Luxurious room (Sky Suite), very well appointed and stunning view. Highly recommended. Christa's hospitality is very warm and friendly. We enjoyed walking on the beach which is close access. Breakfasts on the deck are unbeatable.

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Andre G, Manager at Whale's Way Ocean Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Carina, We are so happy to have met you as a couple, and to know that you have happy memories of your time with us. We certainly enjoyed having you here! Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I look forward to your next visit. Kind regards Christa .

Ashford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2015

We stayed for two days at this charming guesthouse. It is under new ownership and the hostess, Christa, was both welcoming and helpful. She went out of her way to make sure that we had everything we wanted. It is a lovely place, beautifully situated overlooking the wide expanse of beach so if you are lucky you may see dolphins...

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Andre G, Manager at Whale's Way Ocean Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Claire, Though your stay with us was short, we remember you with fondness. Thank you for your kind review. We hope that one of our more modern rooms will be available when next you book with us. Your breakfast is waiting! Kind regards Christa

Baden, Switzerland
Reviewed 20 February 2015

We had an absolutely beautiful time staying and relaxing at this place! Our room was tiny and cozy but provided everything we needed. The delicious and various breakfast was served at the terrace with ocean view every morning. Greta and her team did an outstanding job and we miss this place a lot! If you are interested in some pictures...

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Andre G, Manager at Whale's Way Ocean Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Fraulein, Thank you for your kind words and for posting a review for us on Trip Advisor. I look forward to your next visit to Whale's Way. Guests like yourselves are a true source of inspiration to us. Kind regards Christa and the team

Reviewed 19 February 2014 via mobile

Staying with a group of paragliders we enjoyed not only the wonderful paragliding surroundings of Wilderness but also our accomodation which made it be the perfect stay. Every day charming Anna surprised us with a lovely breakfast on the terrasse with ocean view. Eitherway the rooms are all furnished personnally and with taste so we felt at home immediately. As...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 12 February 2014

Our host screwed up our reservation (without admitting guilt) so we ended up driving there for only one night with no other options proposed to us for longer stay. If you insist on this location, double check by phone knowing they charge your room upfront too ! We stayed in the large bedroom suite which in itself is nice but...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 31 January 2014

We had booked three rooms at Whale's Way a few months before our family trip at the beginnig of January. My very old parents from Europe were visiting, so we got them one room each, and we as a young family got another room for us. This was our family holiday we waited for a long time. All rooms were...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Whale's Way is a stunning ocean-front retreat where you feel at home from the moment you arrive. Enjoy the spectacular ocean and mountain views and watch whales and dolphins from your bedroom. Most of the rooms have ocean views, TV, DVD and CD player. The style is light and open-plan with a natural elegance. The Penthouse rooms are particularly luxurious and decadent, perfect for those who appreciate the best of everything. Relax in the jacuzzi overlooking the Indian Ocean, walk along the deserted beach, enjoy a breathtaking sunset and be lulled to sleep by the sound of the waves. Many fine golf courses nearby. Close proximity to activities such as canoeing, paragliding, horse riding and more. Award-winning restaurants close by. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Whale's Way Ocean Retreat

Address: 858 6th Avenue, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Wilderness
Price Range: ₹ 4,774 - ₹ 13,373 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Whale's Way Ocean Retreat 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“the penthouse suites with surperb views are highly recommended”
 of 5 bubbles lavue15, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The top floor rooms are more expensive, but they have the best views and are really lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles car0liney0ung, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“take a room with the view on the ocean!”
 of 5 bubbles alainandannemarie, 14 Mar 2016 | Read review
“There was nothing wrong with the rooms. Everything was clean and ready for your arrival.”
 of 5 bubbles jeffgO8789XW, 1 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Both suites have flight of outside stairs, so not suitable for anyone with mobility problem. There are three rooms on the main level.”
 of 5 bubbles 113marymac, 26 Oct 2015 | Read review
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