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    Delicious Monster Retreat

    Second Beach | 5km from Town, Port St Johns 5120, South Africa
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    Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

    But that is not enough to create a magical experience. Delicious Monster needs some tender loving care. Regardless of its quirky positioning we did not enjoy torn curtains, cracked window panes, chipped coffee mugs and dinner plates. Only two cereal bowls for a house that...More

    Thank jenniferatooley
    Reviewed 11 May 2017

    Loved every minute of our family stay here. We had our own private cottage with a terrace that makes waking up to the sunrise over the ocean the best goal in life. It's built on a higher hill, so views from both deck and master...More

    Thank Laila S
    Reviewed 17 January 2017

    Found this delightful place on Trip Adviser. We arrived at 2pm, finding it with no issues at all, very easy to get to. Juliette was wonderful and we settled in very easily. Took a lovely walk along a well worn path south to the next...More

    1  Thank gkwright
    Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

    We stayed for two days. Its a little hard to find and the driveway could be better. The owner and the staff are very friendly and helpful. We liked the seafood. The accomodation consists of two ensuite roundavels and a upstairs loft. They share a...More

    Thank 107klausv
    Reviewed 18 October 2016

    We did not stay at Delicious Monster after reading the reviews with shared lounge and kitchen as that is more suited to backpackers.The restaurant was a total suprise with stunning sea views and excellent seafood.

    Thank sandra p
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    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
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    • US$ 31 - US$ 45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 3
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    • Port St Johns
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    Room Tips
    "Even if you stay in self catering the restaurant on site is rated #1 and worth a visit"
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    "The downstairs double room is the best in the house. Large, airy and private, with an ensuite bathroom, and..."
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    "Book the entire house if you value privacy and you don't like backpacking."
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