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Stylish Apartment Within Security-Guarded Estate

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
3 nights minimum
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A stylishly furnished apartment, with views of the fabulous Robberg Nature Reserve and over the Whale Rock Gardens estate. It makes a perfect setting for a couple wanting a secure base for their holiday. There is a shared heated pool a minutes' walk away in front of the apartment (you can just about see the pool from the balconies). Wi-fi is included. DSTV Access is standard; Premium is available at your extra connection cost. But the real attraction is that the apartment (apart from being in the gorgeous Plett itself of course!) is that it is just a 10 minute meander by foot over a wetlands boardwalk to the glorious Robberg Beach, a paradise on earth with views to the right of Robberg Nature Reserve - also a national monument with rocks dating back 120 million years. Hiking the Res...A stylishly furnished apartment, with views of the fabulous Robberg Nature Reserve and over the Whale Rock Gardens estate. It makes a perfect setting for a couple wanting a secure base for their holiday. There is a shared heated pool a minutes' walk away in front of the apartment (you can just about see the pool from the balconies). Wi-fi is included. DSTV Access is standard; Premium is available at your extra connection cost. But the real attraction is that the apartment (apart from being in the gorgeous Plett itself of course!) is that it is just a 10 minute meander by foot over a wetlands boardwalk to the glorious Robberg Beach, a paradise on earth with views to the right of Robberg Nature Reserve - also a national monument with rocks dating back 120 million years. Hiking the Reserve is an amazing experience. Turn left on the beach and it is a 30 minute amble to the iconic Beacon Island Hotel, and a few minutes more over the sand to Moby Dick's Beach Bar, Grill and Restaurant. Plett is a surfer's paradise. Nearby Keurbooms River is a boater's paradise. We have kept this apartment to ourselves as our own holiday home until now, used just once or twice a year since we bought it brand new in 2007, so it is in pristine condition. The apartment is in a block of four apartments, on the first floor. A bench outside the front door is a great sundowner spot looking over to Whale Rock Ridge. The main balcony off the living room can sit 6-8 for outside dining. The balcony off the bedroom features a bistro cafe style table and two chairs - great for coffee and breakfast in the mornings. Whale Rock Gardens is a secure estate, with guards on the gate. It is a couple of minutes drive down Longships to the Beacon Isle shops, and an 8 minute drive into Plettenberg Bay's Main Street with an abundance of shops and restaurants. Market Square is 10 -15 minutes away, with big shops like Woolworths, Edgars, Mung and Bean and Checkers, plus many boutique shops. There are so many great restaurants in Plett! We love Emily Moon's River Lodge, The Lookout Deck, The Plettenberg Hotel, The Table, LM, Lo Spuntino, Enrico's, Sao Goncalo, Down to Earth and Moby Dick's and there are many more we could name. Plettenberg Bay is also becoming famous for its winelands, birding and hiking trails, and is already famous for fabulous wildlife adventures such as Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness and Rehabilitation Centre with its famous big cats; Monkeyland, Birds of Eden, Jukani Sanctuary, Wolf Sanctuary, Radical Raptors, Elephant Sanctuary to name but a few. We loved the place so much we have just built a 3 bedroomed house on the estate, also available for holiday rental! Please note we do not let to students/under 21's. More
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Amanda L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2015
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Reviewed April 29, 2019

When booking - and paying - for holiday accommodation online, I have feelings of trepidation on whether the place is as described, but I needn’t have worried on this occasion! When my husband and I entered the apartment at 8 Whale Rock Gardens in Plettenberg...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Maps568480
Cosmopolitan614567, VR Owner at Stylish Apartment Within Security-Guarded Estate, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2019

Thank you so much for you kind review Senga, we're thrilled that you enjoyed your stay at 8 Whale Rock Gardens!

Reviewed February 4, 2019

Once again (our third visit in three years!) we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this relaxing and comfortable apartment. We opened the door and felt we were ‘home’ and felt sad to leave - what more need we say! Whale Rock Gardens itself (where the...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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Reviewed February 24, 2018

Situated on a secure estate with similar properties . Well maintained gardens and swimming pool. The impressive Robberg Beach is close by and Plett town centre with its many restaurants is a short drive away. Key collection was easy and trouble free. Apartment was clean...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank keengolfer2014
Management response:Responded March 15, 2018

We're so glad you enjoyed your stay, thank you very much for your review. Amanda & Paul

Reviewed January 31, 2018

This is the second year that we have stayed at Whale Rock Gardens and the flat didn’t disappoint. It is spacious, bright and very comfortable (not least the bed and the sofas) and the addition of WiFi since last year is an added bonus. The...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank CherylDSO
Management response:Responded February 28, 2018

Thank you very much for your kind review, we're always thrilled to have our repeat guests!

Reviewed January 14, 2018

This is our second visit to this apartment in the past 2 years. We returned again as it is a very nicely kept with all the necessities and especially as it is convenient to the wonderful beach and the town with its wide selection of...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank RayB07
Management response:Responded February 28, 2018

Thank you very much for your kind review and for being a repeat guest, you are always welcome!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Ask
Cooker
Grill
Gym
Refrigerator
Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Central Heating
Washer
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
TV
Parking
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
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