Tamarind Beach House offers delightful on-the-beach self catering chalet accommodation in Strand, Cape Town.
Overlooking the Cape of Good Hope, Emerald Bay is the perfect place to stay for your visit to the Cape area of South Africa. Situated on False Bay near Strand and Somerset-West, Emerald Bay is part of the Greenways Country Estate, with nine-hole mashie golf course, swimming pools and tennis courts. Emerald Bay, with its lush surroundings, offers an atmosphere of relaxation and plenty of opportunity for recreation. There are spectacular mountain views of the Hottentots and the Cape, and captivating sea views.
Our delightful beach house will sleep up to four people. A short walk of thirty metres, through the garden and sand dunes will bring you to the wonderful five kilometre long sandy beach. Accommodation comprises of two double/twin rooms, one en-suite bathroom; a further bathroom; fully equipped kitchen; open plan dining and living area with a sofa.
Outside is a patio and private garden with barbecue. There is a covered parking area next to the house, and a communal swimming pool and garden to the rear of the property. All bed linen, duvets, pillows and towels are provided, although you will need to bring your own beach towels. The house will be cleaned at the end of your stay but we can also arrange for cleaning during your stay too, if required, at extra cost. A maid will clean at the end of your stay, however we can arrange for this midweek if desired.
The Surrounding Area
The False Bay water is pleasant for swimming and sailing, as it is significantly warmer and calmer than the Atlantic Ocean just the other side of the Cape. Sea temperatures in summer are up to 20°C. The Bay is also a favoured haunt for whales and their calves, dolphins and seals and they are commonly sighted.
Within easy reach of Emerald Bay are many other beautiful, white sandy beaches, spectacular coastal drives and a selection of excellent restaurants. Just 30 minutes drive away is central Cape Town, one of the world's most beautiful cities. The city is dominated by the 1000 metre high Table Mountain, host to an amazing number of flora and fauna. The world renowned Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, at the foot of Table Mountain, are the most beautiful gardens and a must to visit, with 36 landscaped hectares of over 6,000 indigenous plants.