Thompsons bay beach.exactly 240m from our front door to the beach!
250m to the Beach, Free Daily clean service.Relax!
Hosted by Jean-Marc
Jean-Marc is the host.
6 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
2 baths
6 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
2 baths
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Ocean on your doorstep. Lush garden + lawn area perfect to BBQ, sunbathe, kids to play. Just 250 metre walk to exclusive Thompsons Bay Beach, HUGE shallow Tidal Pool safe for kids & Beautiful natural rockpools. Full Lifeguard monitoring daily. FREE use of Swimming Pool & Tennis Court in the complex . 24hr Security. Daily Maid clean-up service included in our rates. See Trip Advisor rave reviews about Thompsons Beach Cove. UBER access for easy way to travel. ( 15 mins to the airport)

The space

Laid back beach holiday living, Great sea views, short walk to the beach, and lovely wide lawn BBQ area at our front door. Our Apartment is situated within a beautiful green Indigenous coastal forest garden with many bird species, monkeys and other small wild animals. Guests enjoy Free use of the Communal Swimming pool & Tennis courts. Exclusive secured access with 24 hour security manned gates for absoloute peace of mind day and night. Free Daily Maid cleanup service to make the beds, sweep & tidy up is included in our rates. Parking for 2 cars. (Please note our unit is 100% self-catering so no meals/food are provided). There are 20 steps to walk down to reach our Front door from the car park area BUT there is a second side access along the garden path if you wish to avoid any steps at all.

Guest access

A Short 280 metres walk onto Thompsons Bay beach famous for its Stunning huge Rock Tidal pool which is shallow and fun for kids too, plus 3 x secluded sheltered quiet secret beach coves to explore through the magical ""Hole-In- The-Wall'' rock feature. ( see Trip Advisor for reviews of Thompsons Bay Beach and Conde Naste review of Thompsons bay being one of the top 100 finest beaches on earth). Back at the unit we have a large BBQ to ''braai'' on the front lawn. The Swimming Pool in complex is free to use and also has a lovely ''open to all'' BBQ facility at the pool available to use if you would like to sit around the pool and Braai which is free our guests. ( just make your own fire to Braai). Also Free use of the Tennis court too -we have plenty of tennis racquets in the cupboard but please bring your own tennis balls as these seem to go missing very quickly. We have Dart board on the verandah (..again, just bring your own darts as these often go missing too). Boarding , snorkelling , Swimming, Fishing off the rocks all just 300 metres away from the front door. We have 4 Boogie boards in the cupboard to use at the beach and also 2 beach umbrellas, beach chairs, cooler bags for drinks etc etc. Bath towels are provided per person, but please bring your own Beach Towels. (Note that the beach is only 280m away from our door, but there is a road to cross over between our complex and the beach.) The Tap water is perfectly safe for drinking so no need to spend extra on buying bottled water. And finally - this is Africa after all so please remember when you are leaving the apartment to head to the beach to put away any food into the cupboards or fridge because when there is no one at home and the MONKEYS are around and often pop in through the windows to snatch a snack of any food which is left easily accesible if they can! Free daily cleaning service of the unit to make beds, clean bathrooms, sweep the entire unit, take out garbarge etc so you can just relax.

Interaction with guests

If there is anything required at any time feel free to contact me on my cellphone at any time. Alternatively the Security Guards a the main gate are very helpful with advice of where to go and calling Taxis etc if you are not using Uber.

Other things to note

Our unit is 100% self catering. Coffee and Tea is provided for the first morning only. All other food / drinks for your stay can be purchased from the supermarkets in the area. Bath Towels are provided for your stay but lease bring your own beach towels. The cleaning staff will make up all the beds everyday, sweep the units, clean the bathrooms & kitchen and take out the trash daily. Please use the dishwasher provided in the unit for washing dishes as the cleaning staff do not wash dishes. All dishwasher detergents are provided for this. Just a note that The sound of a noisy engine car driving along the road in front of the complex would be heard from the apartment from time to time on a quiet still night but this is more of an exception than rule, however it may affect very light sleepers who require total silence for sleep, similarly the sound of the waves breaking on the beach on a still night can also be heard from the apartment too. Use Uber to get to any of the 4 huge shopping centres about 3km up the hill when you want to shop, its easier than driving yourself. We do not have Wifi yet as we are waiting for the recently laid fibre cables to be connected - but your Vodacom or MTN sim card for data works perfectly. ( Just Cell C signal is weak inside the unit so often only works well on the verandah )


Amenities
Kitchen
TV
Essentials
Washer

Prices
Extra people No Charge
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in time is 2PM - 8PM
Check out by 10AM
Self check-in with doorman

We have made our unit comfortable to use as our own holiday home and we will select guests who can respect our furniture and home they same way would look after your own home. As a precaution we reserve the right to prefer Guests who have a history of other Air BnB bookings with visible Reviews by the Hosts.Thank you. The Communal pool and BBQ area provides a great space for allowing a group of friends to join you for a social gathering, but no large parties are allowed in the unit itself due to resident neighbours living close by and Body Corporate rules.


Cancellations

Safety features
Fire extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

24 Reviews

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Markus User Profile
October 2017
Jean-Marc is a wonderful host.The apartment is spotlessly clean and extremely well equipped. The view is lovely, as well as the shared garden and pool area. The complex is secure and very close to the beach. The daily cleaning service that is included in the price is very thoughtful. A truly memorable stay for us and our friends from the States.

Esther User Profile
September 2017
Great location. Comfortable beds and well equipped with everything one needs.We felt very safe in the complex and a easy walk to beach and wonderful tidal pool. Wonderful restaurant in close proximity that I can recommend is Mozambik Portuguese restaurant.
Jean-Marc User Profile
Response from Jean-Marc:
Hi Esther. I will take up the issue of the loo rolls with the contracted cleaning company, i agree that it is unacceptable. Dishcloths are usually in the cupboard under the sin, I will go and run a check to see. I think the bathroom window has been closed more than usual recently due to all the rain, I will ensure it is left open. Thanks so much for the feedback. JM
September 2017

Lauren User Profile
September 2017
Great place to stay for a family! Walking distance to the beach, nice lawn in the front of the apartment for kids to play and lovely pool in the complex. Apartment has everything you would need to make things easy like washing machine, tumble dryer and a dish washer. Daily clean an added bonus especially at the beach with all the sand.

Peta User Profile
August 2017
This holiday home is peaceful and convenient with lovely facilities and amenities. I would heartily recommend it!
Jean-Marc User Profile
Response from Jean-Marc:
Oh my goodness! Im so sorry to hear about the fall Peta., I had no idea of the accident .I have forwarded your suggestion to the Body Corporate and asked them to consider changing the sprayer times. I hope the injury recovers speedily. We feel really terrible about this, Please advise if the medical costs were covered by a medical aid? All body corporates have to have 3rd party injury insurance so if necessary we could try to institute a claim against the Insurer for any shortfall in medical costs? Please accept Our sincere Apologies, Jean-Marc and Tessa.
August 2017

Lisa User Profile
August 2017
Jean- Marc is attentive and we found his home was as appeared from the Air BnB profile. The check- in process was simple, the apartment was exceptionally child-friendly our sons absolutely loved it! The beach is literally across the road, everything is a stone throw away and the daily cleaning service is an added touch.
Jean-Marc User Profile
Response from Jean-Marc:
Thank you for the positive feedback and extra tips Lisa, much appreciated!
August 2017

Sinéad User Profile
July 2017
Jean-Marc was extremely accommodating and made sure that we had a wonderful stay. Good communication and a lovely apartment. Will definitely stay again. Highly recommend!

Gina User Profile
April 2017
Brilliant location. Stunning views and set up.

Durban North, South AfricaJoined in January 2016
Jean-Marc User Profile

Sincere real family-loving people.

Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours

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