For nature lovers and other discerning tourists who want luxurious yet affordable self-catering accommodation in natural surroundings
Situated in Simon`s Town, Cape Town, our spacious 4-star accommodation with breathtaking views is ideal for visiting birdwatchers:
* Sugarbirds and sunbirds abound in our natural fynbos garden 5 minutes to harbour for pelagic trips.
* Overlooks the famous Penguin colony at Boulders
* 10 minutes from Cape Point Nature Reserve
* Owner run by experienced bird guide - available to plan your guided and self drive birding trips
Avian Leisure has a magnificent situation at the top of Froggy Farm, Simon`s Town, overlooking False Bay and set amidst pristine Cape Fynbos - this means you can see whales, fur seals, penguins, sunbirds, sugarbirds and a host of other birds right from your bedroom!
Avian Leisure have two spacious and modern apartments - Shearwater & Watsonia - both with their own private entrances and ample off road parking.
Shearwater, with its unrestricted and fabulous sea views, sleeps 4 adults comfortably.
Facilities include a large open plan living room with self-contained kitchen and dining and sitting areas, a large sea-facing master bedroom and a second bedroom, both with twin beds, and two bathrooms, one with shower and one with bath.
Both living room and master bedroom face onto a large wooden deck with views in all directions. Kitchen is fully equipped with hob, oven, microwave, fridge, crockery and cooking utensils.
TV and telephone available and kettle braai by arrangement.
Watsonia is a one bedroomed suite, with twin beds, a bathroom with large shower and a light and airy living room with small but well equipped kitchenette (fridge, microwave, hob, crockery and cooking equipment). TV.
Garden access provides stunning sea and mountain views.
Laundry service is available in the village. All towels and linen are provided and are changed twice a week. The apartments are serviced on a twice weekly basis.
No children under 6 years.
We are ideally situated to explore the delights of the Western Cape, from Cape Point to the Cape Winelands.
Simon`s Town is a charming and historic village offering warm hospitality and a relaxed atmosphere. The town has a variety of good restaurants and shops and has safe, sheltered bathing beaches on the warm water side of the Peninsula
Access to a myriad of activities, experiences and sights- sea fishing, walking, scuba diving, canoeing, bird watching, pelagic trips, whale watching, golfing, shark viewing, to name but a few...
And over and above all this, there are the simple pleasures of waking to a spectacular sunrise over False Bay and watching the full moon emerge over the bay.
We would be delighted to assist you in planning your trip to the Western Cape and South Africa, whether it be guided or self-drive. In particular we specialise in compiling complete birding and wildlife tour itineraries tailored to your specific requirements, through our network of personally selected safari operators.
Take the M3 from Cape Town to Muizenberg, then Main Road through Fish Hoek to Simon's Town.
Continue for 2 km from centre of village, past Penguin signs, Boulders Beach and golf course on left.
Immediately after seeing the sign for Oatlands Holiday Village on right, turn right into Dorries Drive.
House is 1km up the hill on the right - 88 Dorries Drive, Froggy Farm, Simon's Town.