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Time stands still at Fin Whale

Just 40 minutes drive from Cape Town, Fin Whale Beach House has to be one of South Africa’s  most sought after holiday destinations in the Cape offering luxury beachfront accommodation.

About Us

Fin Whale offers exclusive use of a large 4 bedroomed beachfront home where the entire family can get together in a home away from home. Time stands still at Fin Whale where you can plan your day as the mood takes you.

In close proximity to the picturesque Cape Winelands, iconic Table Mountain and Cape Point National Park there is lots to see and do. Try one of the friendly restaurants in the village of Kommetjie after a day spent strolling on the beach, watching the whales or surfing at one of the best spots in the Cape or plan a day trip to one of the outlying attractions.

To make your stay even more carefree extra services such as child minding, additional daily cleaning, catering and laundry can be arranged in advance.

Our Rooms

Fin Whale Beach House encompasses comfort, relaxation and a beautiful blend of light beach colours and wood.

Our 4 en-suite bedrooms, some with white washed floors are decorated in typical nautical style with comfortable beds and luxury linen. All rooms have fans, luxury fluffy blankets, white percale linen, electric blankets and a feeling of luxurious comfort.

Room Details

Room Sizes range from 18 to 45 m2
Double/Queen/King or 2 Single Beds
Each Room Sleeps 2
Own Spacious Bathrooms
Top Quality Amenities
Ground/First Floor

Room Facilities

Standing/Ceiling Fan
Hair Dryer
Free Wifi
Serviced 3 Times Weekly
Built-in Cupboards
Electric Blankets


The spacious open plan living areas are tastefully decorated and include a lounge with flat screen TV and a beautiful wood-burning fireplace. The dining area has a table that seats 8 comfortably next to the open plan kitchen leading to a sun room with comfortable sofas. Expansive glass sliding doors overlooking the salt water pool and bar area, bring the outdoors in. The flow allows for many wonderful entertainment opportunities and the private spaces offer everyone a place to relax and rejuvenate. 

Choose to cook outdoors on an open flame or kettle braai, or use a large gas/electric stove in the modern kitchen whilst gazing out across the beach and listening to the sound of the waves. The laundry has a large washing machine and tumble drier for guests to use.

Sun loungers, beach towels and a large cantilever umbrella ensures a carefree holiday. An outdoor shower allows you to rinse off the sand before stepping inside. 


Cooking becomes a family affair allowing you the freedom to prepare your own meals in your own time. Serviced as required allows you to make the most of this special location. 

You will be spoilt for choice when deciding to eat in the open dining room, at the casual table in the sun room or el fresco at the bar.  The dining and seating areas suit all weather conditions. 

The kitchen is well equipped with a walk-in pantry, top end appliances including a dishwasher, microwave and double door fridge. 

Seasonal attractions close by include
Bastille Day in Franschhoek,
The Namaqualand Daisy Tour and 
Bokaap Tour.

We enthusiastically participate in water-saving initiatives with various water conservation solutions. We encourage our guests to join us in saving our precious fresh water.

Our home has been tastefully decorated using textiles, furnishings, artefacts and fittings with a nautical theme. 

Our home itself has been designed to have as low an impact on our fragile environment as we can, with water saving being our no. 1 priority.

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