WhaleBack Cottage - Olde holiday cottage built in Ramsgate, hence the superb position. This quaint rock cottage on the seas edge overlooks "Little Billy Bay" with its lagoon. Numerous changes were made over the years to make it more comfortable for holidays, the latest being the addition of a large shadeport over a portion of the pooldeck for outdoor comfort.
The Cottage is named after a huge rock situated in the sea directly in front of "whaleback" - A favourite low tide fishing spot amongst locals. An interesting historical fact is that "Cry The Beloved Country" was written here by Alan Paton in 1946 and The cottage was recently visited by Kingsley Holgate on his "Outside Edge of Africa" expedition.
Whaleback Cottage is on the sea and beachfront in Ramsgate, with superb views of the sea, beach and indigenous bush. It offers fully equipped and serviced accommodation in an excellent beachfront position in the village. Enjoy our secure environment, scenic walks, 2 safe beaches, 2 lagoons, ski boat launch, beach pool, your choice of popular restaurants, and 2 pubs, all within 2 minutes walk!
The cottage consists of an entrance hall, 6 bedrooms, 3 with queen beds, 2 with double beds and 1 with 3 singles. Two full bathrooms, one with bath and shower and one with bath and handshower, one extra separate toilet (3 in total). Ceiling fans are provided in the 3 main bedrooms. Kitchen, dining room and large lounge.
The kitchen is fully equipped including 2 large fridges, dishwasher, large microwave, under-counter oven, hob & extractor and vacuum cleaner. Two undercover carports and 2 safes are provided. Items to bring to make your stay more comfortable include beach and bath towels, and consumables like toiletries, toilet rolls, charcoal, and foodstuffs.
This property has Jojo tanks installed and back up water deliveries available to ensure your comfort over the holiday season, in the event of municipal service failure.
BillsBest Holidays - Everything you want !
Holidaying at BillsBest means you can:
Call anytime for assistance during your stay . . . We are here for you! Watch your favourite shows . . . DStv connection (bring along your own decoder, card and cables) and DVD players provided. Manage your budget . . . no hidden costs! Put your feet up . . . Free daily service except Sundays. Walk to the beach . . . from 10 to 120 seconds! (depending where you choose to stay).
We offer a consistent standard of cleanliness, comfort and friendly service. In addition this tourist friendly area now has the reputation of being one of the safest places to holiday in South Africa.
Ramsgate - How seaside holidays should be
Ramsgate a quaint coastal village, 140km south of Durban - offers two beautiful safe lifeguard beaches, one blue flag status and one favoured by surfers and bodyboarders which is also a registered boat launch site. A tidal pool for lots of family fun and three natural lagoons, one of which has canoes and pedal boats for hire.
Explore the extensive selection of restaurants and cafe's as well as a selection of art galleries, crafts, collectable and antique shops dotted throughout Ramsgate, Oribi Gorge Game Reserve and the Wild Coast Casino are close by and one can enjoy the choice of nine superb 18-hole golf courses nearby, with four of them namely, Selbourne Country Club, San Lameer Country Club and the Wild Coast Country Club rated in the top fifty golf courses in South Africa.
- Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment
- B&B Network South Coast
- airport (less than 10km)
- airport (less than 15km)
- beach (absolutely on the beach)
- beach (less than 500m)
- boat / marine slipway (within 5km)
- boat trips (less than 5km)
- bowls (less than 5km)
- braai / barbecue - onsite
- canoeing (less than 5km)
- car hire (less than 20km)
- ceiling fans
- dishwasher onsite
- DSTV (bring card and decoder)
- DVD player
- exercise facilities (less than 5km)
- fishing (less than 10km)
- fishing (less than 3km)
- fishing onsite
- fridge in unit
- game drives (less than 30km)
- golf (less than 5km)
- horse riding (less than 5km)
- kitchen (fully equipped)
- laundry facilities (less than 2km)
- laundry facilities onsite
- linen & towels provided
- live entertainment (less than 3km)
- lock-up safe
- medical facilities (less than 5km)
- microwave in unit
- movies / cinema (less than 5km)
- nature trail (less than 2km)
- outdoor pool
- parking all onsite
- pets allowed by prior arrangement
- private entrance
- private pool
- reptile park (less than 20km)
- restaurant (less than 5km)
- restaurant (walking distance)
- scuba diving (less than 10km)
- shark cage diving (less than 10km)
- stove in unit
- sun deck
- tea / coffee making facilities
- tennis court (less than 5km)
- whale watching (less than 10km)
- whale watching onsite