Whale Watchers Properties brings you this lovely one bedroom fully equipped self-catering apartment. It is situated on the 2nd floor of the iconic Empire Building on the Muizenberg Beachfront. Within close walking distance to the beach and in the centre of town, this is an ideal apartment for a getaway to the beach.The apartment can accommodate up to 2 adults, 2 children; and comprises 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, and an open-plan kitchen and living area. The bedroom contains a double bed, while the bathroom is fitted with a shower over bath, a toilet and a washbasin. A sleeper couch is provided in the lounge for 2 small children, additional charges apply. The kitchen is fully equipped for self-catering and contains a washing machine, stove, oven, fridge, microwave, and cutlery and crockery. There is also a breakfast bar with stools. The lounge area has 2 couches and a flat-screen TV with selected DSTV channels.
“A once off cleaning fee of R395 is applicable for each booking and is payable on check-in.
Note: A sleeper couch in the lounge is available and sleeps 2 children at a surcharge of R150 per night, per child.
Check-in/ Check-out and key collection: Check in from 2pm till 5pm at S005 Melrose Road in Muizenberg, Check out is before 10am. Guests will need to come to the Whale Watchers Properties offices to sign-in and register. Guests will also need to complete a security checkin at the Empire Building reception to get building access. Out of hours access is possible as long as all invoices have been paid in full. Access to a lock box will be forwarded on request. All checkin details will be provided on confirmation of booking.”
Muizenberg is Africa’s oldest surfing town. Home to one of the worlds’ best learn-to-surf beaches and the warmest waters on the Cape Town coastline, Muizenberg is a must visit holiday destination while in Cape Town. There are many tourist attractions in the area with walking tours on offer from Muizenberg Tours and Travel. For breakfast, there is an abundance of choice. Hang Ten cafe is a local surfers hangout and institutional cafes like Empire Cafe and Gaslight have been local favourites for manyyears. This area is home to incredible restaurants, and a vibrant nightlife with Tigers Milk and Live-bait only short walk from the apartment. Live music is regularly hosted at the Striped Horse, with it’s in-house striped horse craft beers proving very popular. Take a walk through the old part of town (Palmer Road) an interesting collection shops and coffee shops where locals show off their crafts and trade. The Blue Bird Garage Market is also a hot favourite for a Friday night. This is where all the locals congregate after a long week of work and surf. Visitors can enjoy a coastal walk from Muizenberg to Kalk Bay that includes the historical mile. This part of the walk features some wonderful historical buildings including the SA Police Museum, Casa Labia, Rhodes Cottage and Het Posthuys which dates back to 1742 and is one of the oldest buildings in South Africa.
Popular tourist attractions along the False Bay coastline, include:
- Surfer`s Corner at Muizenberg Beach, voted as one of the Worlds Best Surf Towns in a recent National Geographic survey [1 km]
- Seaside boardwalk to Muizenberg [50 m]
- St James beach with tidal pool [2 km]
- Fish Hoek, with the most popular family beach in Cape Town
- affordable world-class restaurants and golf courses
- the Constantia Wine Route, with the oldest Wine Estates in the Cape
- world-renowned Chapman`s Peak Drive
- land based whale watching and whale spotting boat trips (Aug - Nov)
- Boulder`s Beach, with its African Penguin colony
- historic Simon`s Town, the home of the South African Navy
- Kalk Bay, a quaint fishing village with an abundance of seafood restaurants
- Cape Point Nature Reserve, a world heritage site
- Table Mountain National Park, another world heritage site
- historic sites and museums galore
- exceptionally warm and friendly locals
Moderate (more than 1 month - 100%, more than 1 week - 50%, less than 1 week - 0%)
Cape Town International Airport
Matroosfontein, Cape Town, 7490
Take Airport Ring Rd and Airport Approach Rd to Settlers Way/N2 in Kanana
6 min (4.0 km)
Follow Settlers Way/N2 and M3 to Steenberg Rd/M42 in Westlake. Take exit 23 from M3
22 min (26.6 km)
Take Main Rd/M4 to Muizenberg. Turn left onto Atlantic Rd/R310
Turn right onto Beach Rd
Turn right onto Melrose Rd where you will check-in.
This one bedroom apartment features a well-equipped kitchen, African inspired decor and overlooks a piazza. The apartment is 10 metres from the beach and Surfer’s Corner. It has a sleeper couch in the living area for 2 children with surcharges applying.