10 Self Catering Accommodations In Gansbaai, South Africa - Updated 2022

self catering accommodation in gansbaai

Gansbaai is a small fishing village in the Overberg district, Western Cape, South Africa. The town is just two hours from the city of Cape Town and it offers an incredible experience of adventure with great boat rides for whale watching and the under-water shark cage diving. The town attracts a lot of visitors every year for its incredible marine life and the host of activities that are carried around it. Apart from the happening marine adventures, a leisurely hike along the south coast leading to the Klipgat cave, where the remains of an 80,000-year-old civilization have been found, also intrigue the visitors. Alongside, the visitors can enjoy the white sandy beaches, long horse rides, Walker Bay Nature reserve and many more. There are plenty of accommodations available in and around Gaansbai, from top luxury cottages to self-catering hotels, it has it all. Are you are looking for one to explore the incredible beauty of the place? Let’s have a look for the self-catering accommodations in Gansbaai, South Africa.

1. Oceanfront guesthouse (from USD 94)

Set on the cliffs of De Kelders, this oceanfront guesthouse offers a beautiful view of the walkers bay to the mountain ranges of Cape Beyond. It is located at a perfect place that’s ideal for land whale watching. The suites facilitate concertina rooms that open to balconies or patios offering a spectacular view of the ocean. Each suite features king-size beds with linens to amplify the look along with down duvets and fluffy pillows. The guesthouse also boasts a spacious bathroom with Victorian style baths and pebble flooring shower rooms.

Kleinzee Oceanfront Guesthouse
De Kelders, Western Cape, South Africa
20 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in nature lodge 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
whales can be watched from the balcony while enjoying breakfast
beautiful view and comfortable bed perfect spot if you need some relaxation
breakfast an an absolute treat
this is a beautiful location very comfortable clean with some nice touches added to make the guests feel welcome
i expect the host especially a super host to reply to messages
very warm and nice hosts :)
the room is elegant and the hosts are extremely helpful
the hostess was really accommodating and helpful
delicious breakfast and friendly staff
beautiful place right at the cost line
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2. Sea Star Lodge (from USD 97)

This luxury five-star lodge is located facing the Atlantic Ocean and the coastline of Hermanus. The lodge is a perfect blend of luxury and comfort to experience the wonders of nature. The property portrays elegant and modern designs. Each suite is en-suite with spacious bedrooms offering great views of the ocean. The rooms boast free wifi, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and an espresso machine. You can also indulge in activities such as hiking or you can take a stroll along the white sandy beaches and experience the enigmatic view of the sunset.

Sea Star Lodge - Rooftop Room
De Kelders, Western Cape, South Africa
10 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
a highlight were the whales the next that we could see after breakfast
very nice accommodation with a fantastic host
perfect location for land based whale watching
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3. Gansbaai town lodge in the heart of the city (from USD 38)

Located in the heart of the shark capital of the world, this lodge boasts a comfortable stay with a soothing and relaxing environment for the guests to laze around. The rooms are beautifully decorated with contemporary designs that ooze comfort and class. The apartment features seven large open-plan rooms and family rooms, en-suite bathrooms, and a well-equipped kitchen with all the amenities. The apartment also has self-catering units as well. Alongside, the apartment has other additional features including free access to the internet, cable TV, braai facilities and secure parking.

Tourist Lodge Gansbaai - Double/Twin Rooms
19 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
very central and easy to find
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4. Seafront holiday house (from USD 153)

Located in between the Gansbaai and De Kelders region, the holiday home is an ideal place to enjoy whale watching from your deck. The house features three bedrooms with three bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, a separate lounge area, an outside balcony overlooking the sea and built-in braaivleis facilities. Apart from enjoying the stunning beaches, you can enjoy multiple attractions in and around the area such as the Grootbos Natural Reserve, shark-cage diving, Flower Valley and many more.

Gansbaai seafront accommodation: Ons C-Huis
65 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 5 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

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Amenities & Room:
the views from the balcony living room and bedrooms are breathtaking
the free wifi was also a big plus
the 3 bathrooms were amazing as no one had to que using the bathroom
we flooded the shower due to a blockage from the previous tenants and help arrived within the hour
very clean place overlooking the water
clean well appointed and with everything you could want
the home is beautiful and tastefully decorated and cleanliness of the highest standard
place was sparkling clean with comfortable furnishings
the house is very neat and clean and has everything you would need for a short getaway
alida's responses were quick and friendly
amazing place host was very accommodating
great hospitality and helpful in recommending local places to eat
also janeen was a great host in organizing restaurants & having tipps
great location and a perfect place to entertain with a group
a beautiful home in a gorgeous location
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5. Private room in a bed and breakfast (from USD 117)

Located in Gansbaai, the guest house offers comfortable accommodation to its visitors, with spectacular views of the ocean. The house features three beautifully decorated bedrooms with an en suite bathroom, a well-equipped kitchen, and a sitting area. Additionally, there are two spacious self-catering cottages with a private entrance. Alongside, it has a private patio, a swimming pool overlooking the sea, a guest lounge and a cocktail bar.

Benguela - Room Mia - With Sea View
6 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
lovely home with very hospitable hosts
the hosts were very caring
jonathan was quite helpful
jonathan and handre are great hosts easy to communicatie with and always have time for a chat
the location has been really really nice
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6. Homely self-catering apartment

Located along the beautiful town in Cape Overberg, this self-catering apartment features three bedrooms that can accommodate five guests comfortably. The apartment boasts a well-equipped kitchen, a spacious lounge, a private sitting area with television, a furnished balcony offering spectacular views of the sea and a separate dining area. If you are looking to indulge in some activities, you can go hiking or for an adventurous shark cage diving.

28 Kolgans
Gansbaai, Western Cape, South Africa
23 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 4 Beds 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

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Amenities & Room:
beautiful apartment with amazing sea views spacious clean great living room area
very comfortable and modern place to stay
cleanliness is just perfect too
spacius clean and confordable appartement
it is super clean modern beautifully laid out
clean well equipped helpful owners great communication great experience highly recommendable
clean and cute place quick communication no complaints enjoyed the stay
host are amazing people very welcoming and helpful
fransil was such a great host and so accommodating
our hosts were incredibly accommodation friendly and helpful
fransil is a wonderful host we had such a comfortable stay at this home
and fransil and her husband are just great hosts for anything needed
super nice flat and location just one tiny thing: there wasn't enough toilet paper provided
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7. Queensview holiday home

Perched on the clifftop of De Kelders, this self-catering holiday home with great scenic views overlooking the Walkers Bay is a perfect place to spend your vacation. The holiday home is very cosy and comfortable and it allows accommodation for four guests, while there is a studio apartment on the lower level that sleeps two guests. The rooms feature three bedrooms with one bathroom and a shower, a flat-screen TV and a dishwasher. If you are fond of activities, then there are a host of activities for you to enjoy such as whale watching, shark-cage diving, canoeing, fishing and many more.

De Kelders, Western Cape, South Africa
15 reviews
Private room in house 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
the flat was warm comfortable and clean
the house was really clean and it was everything there what you need for the stay
in the house was everything what we need and it was clean + safe
beautifully decorated clean had everything we needed and great location
a lovely clean home with a beautiful sea view
the host was exceptionally kind and friendly
fabulous food friendly staff amazing food
elmarie is antes excellent host
perle's place is a beautiful place to get away from the city
we had a lovely weekend away at perle's place
the place was so wonderful and very near to the beach
very quiet peaceful area
great place for groups as well
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8. Sea Rose Villa

Located in close proximity to the famous Stanford’s cove beach and just 50 meters (54.6 yards) away from the sea, this beautiful residential apartment features three splendid self-catering units with an unparalleled view of the sea. Each individual unit is fully equipped with the best of amenities to ensure a comfortable stay in the apartment. The units comprise of a sitting area, LED TV, private bathroom, well-furnished kitchen with an oven, microwave and toaster. The tranquil beauty of the place makes it a favourite destination among couples.

Sea Rose Villa
Gansbaai, Western Cape, South Africa
28 reviews
Entire flat 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

9. Whale Cove, self-catering apartment

Located along the seaside village in Cape Overberg, the spacious apartment features en-suite bathrooms, a living space area with a flat-screen TV and sleeper couches, a well-equipped kitchen, barbeque facilities, and free access to the internet. Alongside, the abode also boasts laundry facilities and wheelchair accessibility for the disabled.

Whale cove Self Catering Apartment
De Kelders, Western Cape, South Africa
Entire apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

10. The Roundhouse Guesthouse (from USD 29)

Located in the prime whale watching area in De Kelders, the three stories African styled guest house offers a spectacular view of the Walkers Bay. The roundhouse features a flat-screen satellite TV, a well-equipped kitchen, a DVD player and stereo with free wifi. Each room consists of a bedroom with an en-suite bathroom and a separate walk-in shower. Alongside, the guest house boasts a microwave, toasters, coffeemaker facilities, a minibar, toiletries and many more. This guest house is just a few minutes walk from the Stanford Cave and five minutes drive to the shark cage diving.

The wonderland of South Africa

Gansbaai is one of the best destinations in the world known for its shark-cage diving, boat rides, cruises, and hiking. The rich marine life, the spectacular beaches, and valleys of flora-rich natural reserves won’t fail to amaze you. So if you are planning to explore this beautiful town of Gansbaai, then explore the self-catering apartment suggested by us to have the best holiday experience.

The wonderland of South Africa

Gansbaai is one of the best destinations in the world known for its shark cage diving, boat rides, cruises, and hiking. The rich marine life, the spectacular beaches, and valleys of flora rich natural reserve won’t fail to amaze you. So if you are planning to explore this beautiful town of Gansbaai then, explore the self-catering apartment suggested by us to have the best holiday experience.

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