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A weekend getaway is often just what the doctor ordered. And where better to escape to than the tranquil coastal villages of Pringle Bay and Rooi Els? The scenic Clarence Drive paves the way to what is sure to be an unforgettable getaway with panoramic views of the Atlantic stretching off towards the horizon on your right and the climbing mountains included in the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve on your left.
With your destination in mind, it is now time to decide which of cosy lodging you’d like to call home during your visit. Here is a quick list of the different accommodations in Pringle Bay and Rooi Els:
The Cosy Stay – SeaBreak Cottage
This charming little self-catering cottage is ideal for those looking for a comfortable holiday break in the village of Pringle Bay. The soft ocean décor along with being only a short walk away from the beach makes SeaBreak Cottage exactly that – a break at the sea. The Cottage also has spectacular views over the surrounding mountains. With its own separate entrance and a fully equipped kitchen as well as portable BBQ grill, books, games and flat screen TV you might never want to leave.
The Luxury Stay – Sea Villa Glen Craig
Located on 26 acres of conserved land of the Kogelberg Biosphere, Sea Villa Glen Craig offers a blend of good traditional South African hospitality with high class international standards. Enjoy a luxurious stay in one of the 5 double bed or 19 twin bed suites while ravelling in the beauty of the surrounding pristine fynbos and crisp ocean air. The combination of modern facilities with old world colonial charm designed to work with nature in the most eco-friendly way makes Glen Craig the ideal relaxed retreat as well as special function venue.
The Comfortably Modern Stay – Wonderlings B&B
Welcome to Wonderlings in the tranquil village of Rooi Els. This spacious, modern-style establishment offers two fully equipped penthouse suites, each with their own private entrance and magnificent mountain and ocean views. Protea Suite is ideal for the romantic getaway with en suite bathroom, private lounge, balcony and original artworks. Restio Suite on the other hand, offers the perfect hideaway for the relaxed traveller. Enjoy the convenience of the equipped kitchenette, large balcony with braai (BBQ) facilities and wonderful views to be enjoyed from the comfort of your bed. Both suites can be booked on full B&B option which includes daily servicing and a full breakfast delivered to your suite or the self-catering option for those who like to do their own thing.
The Mysterious Nature Stay - Moonstruck on Pringle Bay
Have your pick of 4 spacious and luxurious guest rooms operating on B&B basis on the Pringle Bay coast. Simple yet beautifully decorated rooms open onto open patios from which you can take in the views of the surrounding mountains and nearby beaches and ocean beyond. Enjoy cocktails by the pool or cosy up in your king size bed with a good book while the sea breeze rolls in over the fynbos. Each of the rooms holds a unique tale as they are named after Greek gods which are sure to get you moonstruck.
The Full Family Stay - Sugarbird House
Now here’s the perfect base for an unforgettable family and friends holiday. The large open-plan house is walking distance from the shops and beach which will undoubtedly lead to further exploring of the pretty little village. The house has 3 spacious bedrooms which comfortably sleep 6, but there is also a sleeper couch which can accommodate another 2 guests. Equipped with an open-plan lounge and dining area, 2 fully equipped kitchens, an upstairs balcony with breakfast table and a large outside dining area in the entertainment area as well spacious braai zone, this is the ultimate group getaway accommodation.
There you have it! 5 Easy options for a great stay in Pringle Bay and Rooi Els along Clarence Drive. Being based here allows you to discover the villages’ top attractions as well as the neighbouring towns which make up the rest of the Cape Whale Coast and Overberg. We hope to see you soon!
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