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Whale View Manor boasts uninterrupted, breathtaking views at the southernmost tip of Africa, situated directly opposite a picturesque and secluded beach this guest house is the pride of the peninsula.

As you step into the eclectic reception area you are treated to an extravaganza for the senses; extraordinary artifacts and collectibles greet and welcome you. Visual delights are further accentuated by subtle fragrances wafting through the reception area, by bougainvillea petals floating inside from the charming courtyard and by the gleaming smiles of the dedicated staff.

Exemplary service defines Whale View Manor. The team will go to any length to create a memorable, magical experience for their valued guests from setting up a breakfast table on the deck to arranging a tantalizing high tea in the garden.

The ten rooms at Whale View Manor are exotic and each room has been decorated to reflect a different destination or culture mirroring our world today. Six of the rooms have spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean, while four have beautiful garden and mountain views. All the rooms have newly appointed en-suite bathrooms and satellite television.

Breakfast is served in the restaurant overlooking the ocean. Scrumptuous freshly prepared meals are served with the aroma of freshly ground coffee filling the air. Lunch and dinner is prepared on request and by prior arrangement with management.

The Whale View Manor Day Spa provides an escape from reality. Indulge in a selection of luxurious, healing massages, facials and other pampering therapies. Pre booking is advised and can also be done on arrival subject to availability.
A conference room is available and Whale View Manor can accommodate 20 delegates comfortably; the courtyard and separate lounge area may be used for breakaway sessions. Please enquire about our executive packages.

Whale View Manor is the ideal venue for an intimate wedding. The ceremony can be held in our private garden, our shady courtyard or you may choose to be on the sandy beach directly opposite the guest house. Whichever choice you make you will have a romantic setting on your special day. Our venue can accommodate a maximum of 40 guests for a seated function or 80 guests for a cocktail function. Honeymoon packages are available and the loving couple is indulged in every way, including finding their room strewn with fresh rose petals.

There is a multitude of unique attractions in close proximity to the guest house. Cape Point, the penguins on Boulder Beach, the historic Simons Town and the recently established Cape Point Vineyards are but a few of the places that have to be seen. You may be fortunate enough to spot the impressive whales that are often just off shore. Ask our friendly staff for more ideas and they will gladly recommend other sites and tours.


Arts & Culture:
The Heritage Museum of Simon's Town, Simon's Town Museum, Simonsberg Theatre, The Warrior Toy Museum, Simon's Town Library, Imhoff Farm, Masiphumelele, Noordhoek Art Route.

False Bay Yacht Club, Simon's Town Country Club, Simon's Town Golf Course, Mineral World, Table Mountain Cableway, Two Oceans Aquarium (Cape Town).

Flora & Fauna:
Cape Peninsula National Park, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Butterfly World, Rondevlei Bird Sanctuary.

Boulders Beach, Crayfishing, Deep Sea & Game Fishing, Guided shore & boat dives, Great White shark cage dives, Just Nuisance Cruise, Marine Charters, Sailing Vessel Cruises, Scuba Courses, Sea Kayaking, Seal Island charters, Whale watching.

Simon's Town Waterfront Centre, Bertha's, Black Marlin Restaurant, Bon Apptit, Caf Pescado, Mediterraneo Cotton Clothing & Caf, Penguin Point Restaurant, Quarterdeck, Salty Sea Dog, Seaforth Restaurant, Sophea Gallery & Tibetan Tea House, Two & Sixpence Tavern, Two Oceans Restaurant, The Meeting Place.

Rooms and Units Available:

The Shalimar Bedroom
India will always be noted for its spices, precious stones and delicate textiles, for which in return it imported gold and silver in untold quantities. Enjoy the opulence of all these elements reflected in this room. This room consists of a Queen size bed, shower/bath and leads out to our mountain garden. Flat Screen TV with Satellite.

The Mgve Bedroom
Embellished with warm earth tones and treasures from this famous ski village in the French Alps, provide an authentic Savoy atmosphere in this room for you to relax in. This room consists of a queen size bed, shower/bath and a private balcony with magnificent sea views. LCD TV with Satellite.

The Mandalay Bedroom
Reflections of the Burmese peoples, of silks in bright but delicate shades, of cleanliness, and of festivals enriched with traditional drama, dancing and clowning. welcome to Mandalay. This room consists of a queen size bed, shower/bath and a private balcony with magnificent sea views. LCD TV with Satellite.

The Ikhaya Bedroom
An authentic Zulu battle shield dominates this room, reflective of the immense power of a people who could topple oppressive apartheid. This unmistakable presence is softened by woven baskets and beadwork. Welcome to the ultimate businessperson's room. This room consists of a King size bed or Twin bed, shower/bathroom and a private balcony with magnificent sea views. LCD TV with Satellite.

The Nautical Bedroom
Tastefully decorated in soft tones of blue and whitewashed furniture, this room has spectacular views of the ocean below, with the beach just a stones throw away making you feel like you are "a captain for your stay!" Flat Screen TV with Satellite.

The Chiang Mai Bedroom
Chiang Mai is a city built on the roots of a traditional heritage that dig deep into the soil of time. Enjoy all of these unparalleled beauties, enhanced with hues of gold and burgundy, in this majestic room! This room consists of a Queen size bed, shower/bath and leads out to our mountain garden. This room has stunning mountain and courtyard views. Flat Screen TV with Satellite.

The Marrakesh Bedroom
Marrakesh - 'Jewel of the South' and heartbeat of Morocco is a country of contrast, magic and timesless wonders! Experience the enchantment and wonder of morocco and its extraordinary ambience in this exotic room. This room consists of a Queen Bed with shower bathroom with magnificent sea views. Flat Screen TV with Satellite.

The Maasai Bedroom
Sleep under the warmth of an authentic shuka - the blood red shoulder cloak worn proudly by the tall, elegant men of the Maasai tribe. This bold centre spread, is softened by the warm tones of a dry, grassveld land, of a pastoral life of a people living in complete harmony. This room consists of a King or Twin bed, shower/bathroom and private balcony with magnificent sea views. LCD TV with Satellite.

The Jardine Bedroom
Inspired by our beautiful gardens, Jardine is filled with soft tones of sages and oyster coloured furniture, this room has spectacular views of garden, which has an abundance of Cape humming birds, fynbos and a (something) mountains. Double bed with shower, with a TV with Satellite and an en-suite Shower/bath.

The Ngoro Ngoro Bedroom
Ngoro Ngoro is a mountain / courtyard facing room with Satellite TV and a Shower/bath. Ngoro Ngoro crater is the largest collapsed volcanic crater in the world and fourteen kilometres of isolated natural beauty. Our Ngoro Ngoro is a African inspired room with rich culture and colours.

Mountain Facing Double Room
This room consists of a Queen size bed, shower/bath and leads out to our mountain garden. Flat Screen TV with Satellite.
Amount of similar units: 4
Sleeps 2 Adults

Sea facing Double Room
Sea Facing Flat screen tv with DSTV
Amount of similar units: 6
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Fax & Photocopy Machine
Internet Access
Communal Television


From Cape Town:
1. Take the M3 from Cape Town till the last off ramp (you can't go any further!) At top of off ramp turn left. At T junction turn right.

2. You're now on the M4. Proceed on the same road through Muizenburg, St James, Kalk Bay and Fish Hoek. At Fish Hoek circle turn left to Simon's Town.

3. Continue through Glen cairn and the village of Simon's Town past Boulders and the golf course. Watch for the Cape Times fresh Air Camp on the right hand side. We're immediately after the Camp (Big White House, steep driveway!)

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