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.
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!)