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    Whale's Way Ocean Retreat

    858 6th Avenue, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
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    Reviewed 27 November 2010

    Our three day stay in Whale's Way Ocean Retreat was the highlight of our trip in South Africa. During 22 days we stayed in 12 different B&B's and this was defenitely the best! Our room was awesome, the location -right on the ocean/ we could...More

    Thank Marja0052
    Reviewed 16 August 2009

    As part of our honeymoon, we travelled from Cape Town and arrived via the Cape Winelands to Wilderness and Whales Way and stayed for 2 nights. The wonderful suite, spanning the depth of the house, lived up to expectations and Ali was a warm and...More

    Thank blairbrown
    Reviewed 31 March 2009

    2 days/nights in the Ocean Room - best one in the house. Dreamy white room with a fabulous view of the ocean through the floor to ceiling windows. A jacuzzi bath stands at the other end inviting you to dip in and enjoy the view...More

    Thank caped_crusaders
    Reviewed 20 March 2009

    This establishment lives up well to its web site description with fabulously spacious suites with both mountain and sea views. If you're lucky, during the off whale season, you'll catch glimpses of pods of dolphins swimming by just off the shoreline - certainly a hightlight...More

    1  Thank Celtic-Wanderer
    Reviewed 23 February 2009

    My friend and I made a two night stop at Wilderness after arriving at George airport and picking up a car. The guest house was easy to find and parking was no problem. The position of Whales Way is just above a lovely sandy bay...More

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    Joe M
    13 July 2015|
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    Response from Andre G | Property representative |
    Dear Joe, there were indeed a few incidents of overbooking in the past, I believe. However, we have been under new management for a year now and our booking system is running smoothly. Please feel free to contact us... More
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    "The Suites are nice, but I wouldn't come back"
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    "Ocean suite looks good in the picture. Sky suite was awful. For beach room read other reviews."
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    "Probably the higher floor"
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    "Fantastic view"
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