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Archive for October, 2012

Pelican Place Guest Cottages – Durbanville

Published: October 26, 2012 11:55 am

Self catering cottages suitable for corporate or leisure visitors. Perfectly situated in the leafy tranquil suburb of Durbanville and close to all amenities you have a choice of 4

beautiful cottages sleeping 5, 4, 3 or 2 guests.

Charity Drive – Come and show your support for a good cause

Published: October 26, 2012 6:56 am

Improguise are raising funds for Rape Crisis and are staging a 12 hour show this weekend (27th October).  Please come and show your support and spread the word.

Improguise will be performing an improvised soap-opera to raise funds for Rape Crisis at the UCT Little Theatre, Hiddingh Campus.  “We need your support this Saturday for a charity drive.

Tickets are R60 per episode and are available at

Set in the small seaside town of EsCape Point, Tackle Tales follows the days of these South Africans lives: the ups and

downs, dramas and delusions, celebrations and commiserations.  There will even be a dinkum foreigner: guest star Mark Gambino from Impro Melbourne!

Join us to meet these colourful characters and follow their adventures over 8 thrilling episodes.  Pop in for an episode or two, or be brave and stay for the whole thing!  PLUS, it’s suitable for the whole family!

Lots of food and drink will be on sale throughout the day.  All funds raised will go to Rape Crisis.


8 episodes, 12 hours, come and join in the fun.

8 episodes, 12 hours, come and join in the fun.

Time: 10am – 10pm

Date: 27th October

Price R60 per episode (All episodes are 1h 10mins excluding the final which is 1h 30mins)

Place: UCT Little Theatre, Hiddingh Campus



Sea La Vie – Kommetjie

Published: October 25, 2012 9:33 am

Beautiful 3 bedroom holiday home with separate 2 bedroom cottage in Kommetjie. Fully

equipped for self catering accommodation and offering stunning sea and mountain views. House sleeps 6 and cottage sleeps 4.

Ocean View 1201 – Strand

Published: October 22, 2012 12:19 pm

Located on the Golden Mile this lovely apartment offers affordable, luxury, self catering accommodation just a stones throw from the beach. 3 bedrooms, and boasting

unspoiled views across the bay and mountains Ocean View 1201 sleeps up to 6.

If adventure is your middle name, then the Cape Adventure Zone is for you!

Published: October 22, 2012 9:32 am

Cape Adventure Zone was established in 2009 to meet a growing demand for adventure tourism in South Africa.  They continue to do so by sharing their passion for adventure with all who cross their path.  They challenge people to explore their limits while embarking on an adventure of a lifetime. Whether you’re a tourist or […]

Editorial Review: Merridew – Camps Bay

Published: October 12, 2012 9:00 am

Reviewed May 2011

Merridew Luxury Villa has achieved what most self-catering establishments set out to achieve – it truly feels like a home-away-from-home.  The relaxed environment and spacious layout make this establishment an absolute pleasure to visit and will leave any group of

guests rejuvenated and at peace with the world.

This luxury self catering villa is situated in the heart of one of Cape Town’s most glorious suburbs, Camps Bay.  With sweeping vistas of the Atlantic Ocean, this venue offers both peace and tranquility while being only a few minutes’ walk from the centre of Camps Bay’s famous beaches and night life.

The venue can comfortably accommodate 12 guests in 6 large bedrooms (5 with en-suite bathrooms) and the Villa is large enough so that personal space is never compromised.  The rooms are all tastefully decorated with high quality, soft linens so that you feel right at home.

The beautiful villa

The beautiful villa

Outside Braai Area

Outside Braai Area

There are four large entertainment areas and the outside braai/barbeque area is well insulated from inclement weather.  The outside area has a large marble slab table which can comfortably seat 8 – 12 people and the old-fashioned candle chandeliers will add a warm ambience to any dinner party.

Two lounge areas are furnished with very comfortable couches, flat screen television, HDMI-enabled DVD player and dual-view Satellite Television – with built in Personal Video Recorder.

The spacious living area

The spacious living area

One of the comfortable lounges

One of the comfortable lounges

The Villa has a large swimming pool (complete with 12 sun-deck chairs) and a fully tiled gazebo, for lazy days to be spent sipping cocktails and getting a glorious tan, while the high perimeter walls will ensure absolute privacy.

The swiming pool

The swimming pool and Gazebo area

One of the gourgeosly decorated bedrooms

One of the gorgeously decorated bedrooms

There is ample night life around the Villa, with the famous Camps Bay beach a short 8 minutes’ walk away.  The Main Road is dotted with a multitude of restaurants, from sea food to mixed grills, to fine dining establishments.  There are also two shopping centres within 5 minutes’ walk from the Villa, should you prefer to cook and dine from home.  The fully equipped kitchen will ensure that nothing is lacking.

Popular Camps Bay Restaurants

Popular Camps Bay Restaurants

The famous Camps Bay Beach

The famous Camps Bay Beach

For more information and to book at Merridew visit:


Cannon House – Simon's Town

Published: October 11, 2012 10:10 am


Excellent High Season value at

R300 per person sharing per night, Bed and Breakfast.

Validity: 10/10/12 -21/11/12

At Yellowwood Cottage – Kleinmond

Published: October 8, 2012 10:54 am

Kleinmond, a small coastal town situated in the Overberg region. Beautiful and spacious, fully equipped 4 bedroom home within walking distance of Kleinmond beach. Sleeping up to 8 makes Yellowwood Cottage perfect for a family holiday by the sea.

La Grenadine Petit Hotel – Gardens

Published: October 8, 2012 10:50 am

An elegant guest house tucked away in the heart of Cape Town. Choose from 5 lovely en-suite bedrooms and enjoy a traditional French breakfast served in the lounge or in the garden. Close to all the exciting attractions Cape Town has to offer.

Villa Shelley Bay – Shelley Point

Published: October 8, 2012 10:44 am

Large airy and light modern luxury home in beautiful Shelley Point. Just minutes from a 9 hole golf course, country club hotel and spa. The perfect holiday home for a family that requires self catering accommodation close to the sea. Sleeps 8.