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Artist Nest Guest House is a charming guest house that offers comfortable overnight accommodation in the coastal town of Jacobsbaai. The town is known for its beautiful sandy beaches, clear blue waters, and stunning natural surroundings, making it a popular holiday destination for both locals and tourists.

Accommodation is offered in a selection of 3 rooms in the main building, or a large separate family room.  Each room has an en-suite bathroom fitted with a shower, basin, and toilet, a flat-screen TV with DStv, a tea and coffee station and free Wi-Fi.  The separate family room has its own kitchenette, dining and lounge area. T he rooms have use of a communal fully equipped kitchen, and a large open-plan dining area and lounge with an indoor braai.

Outside, there is a lovely sheltered garden and courtyard area with outdoor dining furniture, a weber braai, and an outdoor shower to rinse off after a day at the beach.

Upstairs there is a lovely covered roof-top terrace with plenty of seating, a built-in braai, and sea views.  Guests take a refreshing dip in the splash pool.

Establishment Facilities:
* Communal kitchen and dining area
* Dining area
* Lounge area with indoor braai
* Covered rooftop terrace with outdoor furniture
* Built-in braai
* Swimming pool
* Outdoor shower
* Weber kettle braai
* Braai packs on request
* Chips, sweets, wood, charcoal for sale at the little shop on-site
* Pet friendly by arrangement


Area Info:

Jacobsbaai is a beautiful, isolated bay situated in the West Coast region of the Western Cape, South Africa. A rugged, rocky coastline with small, sandy bays tucked in between make the landscape of Jacobsbaai both picturesque and unique. The interesting coastline has peninsulas, rocky and sandy bays with cosy beaches and an abundance of seafood, crayfish, fish, mussels and abalone. The village is the perfect place to relax and take in the peace of seaside living. The wildflowers in season are a stunning sight to behold.


* Jacobsbaai beach
* Hiking trails
* Bird watching
* Wildflowers in season
* Various seafood restaurants
* Boating

Rooms and Units Available:

Classic 3-Sleeper Family Room
Ideal for a family of 3 this room has a double bed and a single bed, an en-suite bathroom with a shower, a bar fridge, tea and coffee station, flat-screen TV with DStv, and free Wi-Fi internet access.
Sleeps 3 Adults

Classic Double Room
This spacious and comfortable room contains a double bed, and an en-suite bathroom with a shower, a toilet and a washbasin. The room is fitted with a flat-screen TV with DStv, a tea and coffee station and free Wi-Fi.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Classic Triple Room
This comfy triple room sleeps 3 and contains 2 single beds that can be made up as a king-size bed, an additional single bed, an en-suite bathroom with a shower, a flat-screen TV with DStv, a tea and coffee station and free Wi-Fi.
Sleeps 3 Adults

Deluxe 8-Sleeper Family Room
This spacious open-plan unit has a bedroom area with a king bed/2 single beds, a bathroom with a bath, a kitchenette with a gas stove, microwave and kettle, and a lounge area with 4 single beds, 2 single sofa beds, and a TV with DStv.
Sleeps 8 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Honeymoon Couples
Pets only by Arrangement
Babysitting Service
Laundry Service
24-Hour Room Service
Limited Room Service
Special Meals on Request
Team Building
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Dining room
Cots available
Fax & Photocopy Machine
Fireplace on the Premises
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - open)
Communal Satellite TV
Games Room
Hiking / Walking Trails
Swimming Pool

Cancellation Policy:

-  If cancelling 7 days before arrival, forfeit 100% of the booking total.
-  If cancelling 14 days before arrival, forfeit 100% of the deposit.
-  If cancelling 21 days before arrival, forfeit 50% of the deposit.
-  If cancelling 30 days before arrival, forfeit 25% of the deposit.

Terms and Conditions

* No parties.
* No loud music.
* No smoking inside of the rooms.
* Please respect the other guests and neighbors.
* Please respect the wildlife and nature.


From Cape Town International Airport: - Exit the airport on Airport Approach Road and proceed for 2.1 km; - Merge onto Settlers Way/N2 and proceed for 2.2 km; - Take Exit 14 for the M7/Vanguard Drive towards Bonteheuwel and proceed for 550 m; - Continue onto Epping Goodwood and proceed for 130 m; - Use any lane to turn right onto Jakes Gerwel Drive/M7 and continue to follow the M7 for 8.1 km; - Keep right to continue on the N7 and proceed for 17.6 km; - Take Exit 31 towards Melkbosstrand Road/M19 and proceed for 400 m; - Take a slight left onto Melkbosstrand Road/M19 and proceed for 8.2 km; - Turn right onto the West Coast Road/R27 and continue to follow the R27 for 91.8 km; - Take the exit and proceed for 650 m; - Keep right at the fork; - Turn left and proceed for 550 m; - Continue onto the TR8501 and proceed for 3.4 km; - Continue onto the TR8501 and proceed for 8 km; - Continue straight onto Jacobsbaai Road and proceed for 7.2 km; - Turn left onto Main Road and proceed for 1.2 km; - Turn right onto Mauritz Road and proceed for 230 m; - Artist Nest Guest House will be on the right-hand side, 14 Mauritz Road.

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  • Accommodation Type: Bed & Breakfast, Guesthouse and Hotel
  • Malaria Area: No
  • Sleeps: 16
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM