At Aire del Mar Guest House, your friendly hosts will offer you outstanding friendly personal service.
Aire del Mar is ideally situated for viewing of the Great White Sharks. Only 2 hours drive from Cape Town, Aire del Mar is in the quiet and small seaside resort of Kleinbaai, near Gansbaai.
From your room you can see Dyer Island and the harbour from where the boats leave for shark cage diving and whale watching. The harbour is walking distance from Aire del Mar.
The area has much to offer to fill your days of stay: Great White Shark viewing, Whale Watching (In Season) and bird watching, 4x4 trips up the mountain, a golf course, kayaking, cave exploring and fishing from the shore or a chartered boat.
Kleinbaai offers kilometres of coast line for pleasant walks in the "fynbos" (natural coastal vegetation).
We can also assist you in planning of excursions to nearby Danger Point light house, Elim missionary station, Cape L`Agulhas (the southern most point of Africa), birding and lots more.
We offer you friendly personal service and quality accommodation in:
Five Spacious Luxury B&B Rooms (first floor of building), all with en-uite bathrooms and balconies. From your room you have a spectacular unspoilt panoramic view over the bay to Dyer Island - world famous for its shark alley!
All luxury rooms are equipped with satellite TV, wall heater, kettle (with coffee and tea) and a wall safe for your valuables.
You start your day with a healthy breakfast and towards the end of the day you can enjoy sun downers from your own balcony or in our fully licensed bar.
Three Self-Catering Studios (ground floor of building), with sea view and en-suite bathrooms. The stuidos are equipped with a fridge and microwave and utensils to prepare a light meal.
Backpacker Accommodation or Family Unit, We also offer Backpacker accommodation. (Flat at the back of the Guesthouse) The flat has no sea-view, but has one room with a double bed and en-suite bathroom. Another living room with a double bunk and another single bed, with a kitchen and another bathroom.
Backpacker option ( if only 2 persons) will occupy one room only, not the entire flat.
Aire del Mar Guest House Activities: Shark viewing:
A boat trip to see the Great White Sharks from the surface near Dyer Island, while licensed scuba divers can do cage diving to get really close! The harbour is within walking distance. Whale watching:
Its whale season from July until November: Either watch from the shore or your room, or take a boat trip to see these huge beasts from close-up. Bird watching:
A canoe trip for bird lovers leaves from Stanford, just 20 minutes drive away. 4x4:
Take a trip up the mountain to see the local Fynbos, as well as a spectacular view of the coastline. Wine tasting:
A trip to Hermanus and the nearby "Hemel en Aarde" ("Heaven and Earth") wine valley will be unforgettable (45 minutes drive)The well-known Raka Wineries is also within a 20 minute drive, just outside Stanford. On Route to Cape Agulhas, you will also find some of the finest winefarms in our area. Golf:
The Arabella Country Estate (1 hour drive) offers a world-class 18-hole course, or you can simply visit the local 9-hole course (2 km) Hiking:
Take a hike along unspoilt sandy beach through a nature reserve, from Pearly Beach to Uilenkraalsmond (15 km), or right up to the Guest House (22 km)
Horse Riding and Kayaking can also be arranged.
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