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Whale Huys: Direct ocean-front villa, 4br/ba, Wifi, Infinity Pool

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Overview
4 bedrooms
6 bathrooms
8 guests
Min stay varies
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Villa
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Bathrooms
6 Full baths
Meet the host
Bruce H
Hosting since September 2016
Response Time: Within a few hours
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Reviews (10)
Une superbe maison , parfaitement entretenue et très confortable Il ne manque rien pour réussir un séjour. En bordure de falaise, sur un site remarquable, un séjour de rêve. Tout est fait pour satisfaire les vacanciers. Un souhait? Y retourner. Intérieurement cette maison possède un cachet somptueux Encore merci aux propriétaires pour cette gentillesse et cette prévenance dans un si beau cadre de vie !
Visited November 2019
Written 30 November 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

This house was amazing!!! We were a group of 7 friends and this accommodated us very well. The views were outstanding - we were able to sit at the window and whale watch for hours on end. Each bedroom was comfortable and had an ocean view. The location was lovely - we were able to go for long walks along the shoreline or throughout the neighborhood. The drive into town was an easy 5 minute drive. Leigh was a joy to work with. We left days ago and are still talking about the house - highly recommend!
Visited October 2019
Written 5 November 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Incredible floor plan and location. There were eight of us, mostly chefs, and the kitchen was equipped with everything they needed! So thankful! Incredible rental.
Visited March 2019
Written 2 April 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

We loved everything about the property! Bruce, the owner has answered promptly all our questions and was a pleasure to communicate with him - only an email away. Nikky took excellent care of us and was always ready to help with recommendations. Our party was composed of three couples and a seven year old coming from Florida, New York and Bucharest. As we came in the house for the first time we were blown away by the breathtaking views from the kitchen and dining/living area. As far as we could see, the ocean and the spectacularly unique fynbos welcomed us. Little did we knew at that time, but discovered later, the views were as magnificent from the upstairs bedrooms! The terrace is fantastic and the barbecue area made for fantastic Karoo lamb chops! The dining table was so inviting with a basket of goodies and beautiful bouquet of the endemic fynbos flowers. This attention to detail is just so precious and appreciated, as we found it everywhere in the house. The property was immaculately clean. The beds are extremely comfortable. During our stay we had a very cold front with hail and howling wind, but the lovely fireplace and the electric blankets kept us cozy and happy. We were daily enchanted by the Southern right whales and their calves breaching and blowing just in front of us, while we were sipping fabulous South African wine. One of the couples in our party went to a wine tasting tour, easily organized from Hermanus and were impressed not only with the wine, but the food and the whole experience. Having been in wine tasting tours all over the world, they ranked it in the top. If you stay at this property, you should try "Creation". The kitchen has high-end appliances, all pots and pans one might need, blenders, food processors and beautiful platters. I love gourmet cooking and found everything I needed to cook and present the dishes! With a Super Spar in Gansbaai, just five minutes drive from the property, Woolworth (in South Africa, this is upmarket) in Hermanus (30 minutes drive) and some small seasonal organic markets, you have fresh and delicious groceries to enable you to take full advantage of the kitchen. The high-end restaurant at Grootbos was glorious as ever with a three course lunch we still dream about. The Cave at Hermanus has fantastic seafood with dramatic views of the whales. We are all nature lovers, so we went to De Mond Reserve, Flower Valley and Hermanus and enjoyed every second of our stay. THANK YOU!!!
Visited August 2018
Written 3 September 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

We loved our stay at Whale Huys! It was conveniently located close to restaurants and shops. The location is very close to the beach and beautiful walks. We were a group of 8 and we found the house spacious. We loved sitting on the deck and balcony, watching the whales and stunning sunsets!
Visited August 2018
Written 12 August 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Visiting from the USA so always a bit nervous about how it will turn out once you arrive. As advertised. But advertising can't do it justice. A truly spectacular house, amazing views, great location. Vacation spot of a lifetime. We can write a book about it, but it is better to come and visit! Everything was fantastic, including Nicky who welcomed us, and were so helpful with everything.
Visited May 2018
Written 8 May 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Oh my goodness, everything was amazing, from our lovely greeting from Nicky, the comfy house, to the view, the rocks... We even ate at the Blue Goose (restaurant that Bruce recommended) twice it was so good!! Everyone was so kind. Our shark diving was cancelled so we just spent most of the day enjoying the house and views! The kids had a great time exploring the rocks and trail directly in front of the home. We did go out with Marine Dynamics sister company to look for whales but honestly saw more from your front porch!! I can't thank you enough for a wonderful time! I would love to come back and spend a week on that front porch alone! Thank you Bruce for all the good info before we even got there and thank you for letting us stay in your beautiful home!
Visited July 2017
Written 18 July 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Wij (een familie met 2 kinderen van 12 en 9) hebben 4 dagen verbleven in de Whale Huys. In een woord; geweldig!! Het huis is van alle gemakken voorzien (onder andere BVN en WiFi), schoon en veilig. Een goed ontvangst en rondleiding van Jenene. Eigenaar Bruce helpt je met tips etc. Wij hadden veel geluk met het weer en heel veel geluk met het spotten van walvissen. Waarschijnlijk hebben we de eerste 2 walvissen van het seizoen gezien vanaf ons eigen terras. Er is genoeg te doen in de omgeving en wij vonden Pearly Beach erg leuk. Paardrijden hebben we gedaan op de White Water Farm (circa 20 km). Kortom, wij komen zeker nog een keer terug!!
Visited April 2017
Written 6 May 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Our stay at Whale Huyse was one I will not be forgetting anytime soon. It has everything you need for a fulfilling vacation - definitely enough living space, a fully equipped kitchen as well as magnificient views of the ocean from every room. It is great destination for any type of holiday and needless to say - I will be back!
Visited February 2015
Written 11 July 2015. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

I have been privileged to spend 8 nights in this magnificent villa which truly lived up to its name! The views across Walker Bay are absolutely spectacular and I saw many whales and dolphins (often from my bed.) Some mornings I could clearly hear the whales even before it was light enough to see them. I loved every moment of my stay here, which brought me tranquility and food for the soul. I will definitely be back!
Visited June 2015
Written 9 July 2015. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Whale Huys: Direct ocean-front villa, 4br/ba, Wifi, Infinity Pool

Whale Huys: Direct ocean-front villa, 4br/ba, Wifi, Infinity Pool is able to accommodate up to 8 guests. See all property details.

Whale Huys: Direct ocean-front villa, 4br/ba, Wifi, Infinity Pool has 6 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Whale Huys: Direct ocean-front villa, 4br/ba, Wifi, Infinity Pool has 4 bedrooms available. See all property details.

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