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Bucaco Sud is a provencal style home.

Set against a rump of the Kogelberg mountains with sweeping views of the bay as far as the hills of Gansbaai. A swimming pool flows into towering mountain peaks in the back garden.

Superbly appointed lounge and dining area with fireplaces for cozy winter evenings.

Great ambiance and attention to detail.

Accommodation at Bucaco Sud
Individually decorated and comfortable rooms with percale cotton bedding.
All rooms en suite with showers, except the “Southern Right” room with romantic Victorian bath.

Other facilities include complimentary tea and coffee, fans and heaters in all the bedrooms.

WiFi available throughout the house and flat screen TVs .

Stroll to magnificent unspoilt beaches, hike the many trails surrounding the house or just sit back and enjoy the nature and serenity all around.

Breakfasts are a time to indulge on home cooked fare, freshly brewed coffee. Unwind and lose your thoughts to the splendour of the great views.

Situated in Betty`s Bay on the scenic whale coast route between Cape Town and Hermanus. Being a part of Southern Africa`s first internationally recognized UNESCO Biosphere Nature Reserve (The Kogelberg) the whole area is considered the heart of the Cape Floral Kingdom with some 1600 species.

Enjoy whale watching, the penguin colony, Harold Porter National Botanic gardens, hiking trails, canoeing, diving, fishing, river rafting during the winter and the Arabella golf course and other outdoor activities which are nearby.
The ultimate in natural beauty and tranquility.


Bird watching, Cape Otter Seals and dolphins are often seen.

Whale watching from May to November.
Hiking, mountain biking, sandboarding, kite surfing and surfing

Powdery white beaches to swim or just stroll.

Many hikes and trails within Betty's Bay and the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve. Rock climbing.

River-Rafting or Tubing down the Palmiet River.

Sand Boarding at Blesberg.

Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Fishing and surfing on the Atlantic Ocean.

Windsurfing and Canoeing in one of the fresh water lakes or rivers in the area.

Horse Riding in the mountains or beaches near Bot River.

The world class Golf courses of Arabella, Erinvale and Hermanus.

The award winning Arabella Spa and Hydro.

The hamlets of Genadendal, Greyton and Standford.

Shark cage diving at Gansbaai.

Hot mineral springs and Casino at Caledon.

Close to all major southern Cape wine growing regions.

Day drives to Agulhas (Southern tip of Africa) and the picturesque village of Arniston.

Varied and superb restaurants, pizzerias and coffee shops on our recommendation.

Within easy drives to all major Cape Town and Peninsula tourist attractions.

Clothing and Accessories:

Warm summer months from Nov to April, cool ocean breazes, and cool to wet winters May to Sept.
Casual wear to suit the season.

Rooms and Units Available:

Superior Top Floor Rooms
Southern Right Room
The gentle giant whale, which visits our shores between May and November. Or also referred to as Honeymoon Room, Queen bed, en-suite Victorian bath, tea/coffee facilities, satellite flats creen TV, WiFi, sea and mountain view.

Shangri-La Room
The original name for the National Harold Porter Botanic Garden situated near the house. Leading out onto a wooden deck/terrace, Queen bed, en-suite shower, tea/coffee facilities, satellite flat screen TV, WiFi , mountain and pool facing.

Kogelberg Room
The mountain range towering over the back garden of the house. Twin beds, en-suite shower, tea/ coffee facilities, satellite flat screen TV, WiFi, mountain and pool facing.

Perlemoen Room
Or Abalone, the local sea delicacy on the endangered list. Queen bed, en-suite shower, tea/coffee making facilities, satellite flat screen TV, WiFi , sea facing.

Standard Rooms
Discoveries Room
In honour of the Portuguese Navigators.
Standard double bed, en-suite shower, tea/ coffee facilities, satellite flat screen TV, WiFi. Sea facing, leading to an outdoor terrace with individual patio furniture.

Penguin Room
For the resident African penguin colony in Betty’s Bay.
Standard double bed, en-suite shower, tea/ coffee facilities, satellite flat screen TV, WiFi. Sea facing, leading to an outdoor terrace with individual patio furniture.

"Kogelberg" top floor, twin

Kogelberg room. Twin beds, Mountain and pool facing.  Satellite television, tea coffee making facilities.  Heaters.  Top floor.

Sleeps 2 Adults

"Penguin or Discoveries" standard double

Standard double on lower floor sea facing, with French doors leading out on to sea facing/ views terrace, with own patio furniture Tea/ coffee making facilities. Heaters, satellite television.

Amount of similar units: 2
Sleeps 2 Adults

"Perlemoen" top floor

Perlemoen room.  Queen bed.  Sea facing, Satellite television, tea coffee making facilities.  Heaters.  Top floor.

Sleeps 2 Adults

"Shangri-la" Superior

Queen size beds en suite with shower, towering mountain behind the house, own private wooden deck, direct access to pool. Television, Tea/ coffee making facilities. Heater.

Sleeps 2 Adults

"Southern Right" / Honeymoon Superior
Queen size bed Full bath room, with Victorian bath, and hand shower, Ideal for honeymooners, sea / coast line and mountain view Tea/ coffee tray, heater, TV
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Honeymoon Couples
Special Meals on Request
Wedding facilities
Team Building
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Cots available
Fireplace on the Premises
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - open)
Tourism Information Desk
Other Language
Communal Satellite TV
Hiking / Walking Trails
Swimming Pool

Cancellation Policy:

Less than 7 days prior to arrival - 100%
7 - 14 Days forfeit 75% of Deposit
14 - 21 Days forfeit 50% of Deposit
21 - 28 Days forfeit 25% of Deposit
Cancellations in excess of 28 days prior may incur a maximum 15% administration fee to cover banking and handling charges.

Latest Reviews

We enjoyed so much we would like to return soon.
Ernest de Jager Mar 2016
Dit was wonderlik mooi uitsig oor die see en die eienaar baie behulpsaam en vriendelik.
Lourens Geldenhuys Aug 2009


From Cape Town take the N2 freeway, after Somerset West turn right into the R44 direction Gordon's Bay / Kleinmond, and follow this scenic coastal drive for 30kms until you reach Betty's Bay.

The house is set against the mountain on the left hand side of the main road and is sign posted on the road.

Check-in time after 2pm
Check-out time by 10:30am

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Children Policy

No children under 12, unless by prior arrangement.

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  • Accommodation Type: Bed & Breakfast and Guesthouse
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