Gansbaai is a small fishing village in the Overberg district, Western Cape, South Africa. Only two hours from Cape Town, it offers an incredible experience of adventure with boat rides for whale watching and underwater shark cage diving. It attracts many 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 intrigues the visitors. Alongside, the visitors can enjoy the white sandy beaches, long horse rides, and Walker Bay Nature Reserve. There are plenty of accommodations available in and around Gaansbai, from top luxury cottages to self-catering hotels. Are you looking for one to explore the incredible beauty of the place? Scroll down for the best self-catering accommodations in Gansbaai, South Africa.
Steps away from Stanford’s Bay, this seafront vacation home provides environmentally-friendly accommodation. The spacious interiors are tastefully decorated with exquisite furniture and warm lighting that exude the vibe of sophistication. A complimentary internet connection is furnished inside the room that can be used for both work and entertainment. When the weather is ideal, you can enjoy grilling barbeques on the patio and savoring them with loved ones over fun conversations and drinks.
Guests will find a well-equipped kitchen in this self-catering rental. The kitchen has a toaster and kettle for preparing light breakfast. It also features a microwave, oven, stovetop, dishwasher, and refrigerator for cooking elaborate meals.
Guests traveling in a car will find a free parking space on the premises for parking their vehicles.
Parking Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Fishing Family rooms Games room
Steps away from Romansbaai Beach, this beachfront abode is an ideal choice for people who love the sun, sand, and sea. The guest accommodations come equipped with plush beds that ensure a good night’s rest. Surrounded by scenic landscapes, the place also has access to a private beach where guests can spend the day by the waterscape and relax with a drink in hand while soaking up the sun.
In the living area, a fireplace keeps the interior snug and warm on a drizzly afternoon and you can curl up by the comforting embers with a book. Guests who love homemade fare will find the fully kitted kitchen very useful while preparing hearty meals. Beautifully furnished with all the necessary appliances and cookware, the kitchen makes the experience of cooking an enjoyable one.
Set on the cliffs of De Kelders, this oceanfront Airbnb vacation rental offers a beautiful view of Walker Bay to the mountain ranges of Cape Beyond. It is located in 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.
Top guest reviewswhales can be watched from the balcony while enjoying breakfastbeautiful view and comfortable bed perfect spot if you need some relaxationbreakfast an an absolute treatthis is a beautiful location very comfortable clean with some nice touches added to make the guests feel welcome
Host:i expect the host especially a super host to reply to messagesvery warm and nice hosts :)the room is elegant and the hosts are extremely helpfulthe hostess was really accommodating and helpfuldelicious breakfast and friendly staffRead more reviewsbeautiful place right at the cost line
This luxury 5-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 of this Airbnb accommodation in Gansbaai 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.
Top guest reviewsa highlight were the whales the next that we could see after breakfast
Host:very nice accommodation with a fantastic hostRead more reviewsperfect location for land based whale watching
Located in the heart of the shark capital of the world, this Airbnb in Gansbaai, South Africa, 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.
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.
Top guest reviewsthe views from the balcony living room and bedrooms are breathtakingthe free wifi was also a big plusthe 3 bathrooms were amazing as no one had to que using the bathroomwe flooded the shower due to a blockage from the previous tenants and help arrived within the hourvery clean place overlooking the waterclean well appointed and with everything you could wantthe home is beautiful and tastefully decorated and cleanliness of the highest standardplace was sparkling clean with comfortable furnishingsthe house is very neat and clean and has everything you would need for a short getaway
Host:alida's responses were quick and friendlyamazing place host was very accommodatinggreat hospitality and helpful in recommending local places to eatalso janeen was a great host in organizing restaurants & having tippsRead more reviewsgreat location and a perfect place to entertain with a groupa beautiful home in a gorgeous location
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.
Top guest reviews
Host:lovely home with very hospitable hoststhe hosts were very caringjonathan was quite helpfuljonathan and handre are great hosts easy to communicatie with and always have time for a chatRead more reviewsthe location has been really really nice
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.
Top guest reviewsbeautiful apartment with amazing sea views spacious clean great living room areavery comfortable and modern place to staycleanliness is just perfect toospacius clean and confordable appartementit is super clean modern beautifully laid outclean well equipped helpful owners great communication great experience highly recommendableclean and cute place quick communication no complaints enjoyed the stay
Host:host are amazing people very welcoming and helpfulfransil was such a great host and so accommodatingour hosts were incredibly accommodation friendly and helpfulfransil is a wonderful host we had such a comfortable stay at this homeand fransil and her husband are just great hosts for anything neededRead more reviewssuper nice flat and location just one tiny thing: there wasn't enough toilet paper provided
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.
Top guest reviewsthe flat was warm comfortable and cleanthe house was really clean and it was everything there what you need for the stayin the house was everything what we need and it was clean + safebeautifully decorated clean had everything we needed and great locationa lovely clean home with a beautiful sea view
Host:the host was exceptionally kind and friendlyfabulous food friendly staff amazing foodelmarie is antes excellent hostRead more reviewsperle's place is a beautiful place to get away from the citywe had a lovely weekend away at perle's placethe place was so wonderful and very near to the beachvery quiet peaceful areagreat place for groups as well
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.
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.
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.
Frequently asked questions about self-catering accommodations in Gansbaai
1. Which self-catering accommodations in Gansbaai feature sea views?
If you are looking forward to spending quality time by the water in one of the self-catering accommodations in Gansbaai with sea views, you can consider booking Ons C-Huis - Gansbaai Seafront Accommodation or this oceanfront guesthouse.
2. Which self-catering accommodations in Gansbaai have parking?
Most of the self-catering accommodations in Gansbaai provide car parking facilities on the premises. You can check out some of the best ones such as this oceanfront guesthouse , Sea Star Lodge , this Gansbaai town lodge in the heart of the city, or this private room in a bed and breakfast for on-site parking.
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