The SpaceC’est La Vie Self Catering offers two 4 star cottages, 'Le Soleil' and 'La Mer', only one street away from the beach. Decor was inspired by Provence Country and Mediterranean styles.
Each cottage has 3 bedrooms and sleeps a total of 6 people.
The top floor offers one double bedroom, two twin rooms, a bathroom with bath and shower, and a WC. The double bedroom and one of the twin rooms have sea views and open onto the upper sun deck. The sun deck has removable cushions for your comfort. This makes it an ideal place for reading, dolphin spotting and watching the famous West Coast sunsets.
The ground floor has an open living and dining area that opens onto the patio with built-inn BBQ. From here you can enjoy yourself whilst keeping an eye on the children playing in the safe and secure shared garden.
Feature-Column-BBQ-BraaiThe furnished BBQ patio is under cover ensuring your enjoyment in all weather conditions.
The kitchen is fully equipped including an electric stove/oven, fridge-freezer and microwave. The dining table seats six and a highchair is available, on request, for your little one. There is a conveniently situated downstairs shower room and WC.
An outdoor shower and wash basin is ideal for washing wetsuits or cleaning the day’s catch. Here you will also find a washing line to dry your clothes and wet towels.
At C’est La Vie you will receive so much more than you may expect from a self-catering accommodation. We include use of following little luxuries to ensure you feel right at home from the minute you walk in:
- daily cleaning service
- bedding and bath towels (please bring your own beach towels)
- daily quota of Braai/BBQ wood and Blitz (fire lighter)
- grill rack for Braai/BBQ
- cleaning products & toilet paper
- once off tea, coffee, sugar, milk pots, pepper and salt (on arrival)
- flat screen TV with full DSTV (satellite)
- alarm system
- radio/iPod player Guest AccessFull access to Cottage 2, surrounding gardens, roof terrace Interaction with GuestsUpon arrival you will be met by Waldi, the property care taker. She is famous with our regulars and known for her beautiful smile and excellent service.
Waldi is local to Velddrif and been working with the us since 2008.
Waldi will give you an introductory tour and show you around your cottage, explain the in's and out's, and address any questions you might have.
Make sure to write a note in our visitor’s book before you leave, as feedback is always much appreciated. The NeighborhoodYou are 2 minutes away from endless stretches of beach.
The enclosed bay is often visited by schools of dolphins, and the sea water temperature is considerably warmer than surrounding areas. Perfect for lazing in the sun, hours of walking, body boarding, canoeing and swimming.
A quick 2 minutes drive to the local shop for almost all necessaries including food and alcoholic beverages.
The Western Cape region:
Just 140 km north of Cape Town, on the duney, windswept seashore lies the lovely seaside hamlet of Kersbosstrand. A natural reef forms a barrier in the ocean creating calm waters perfect for holidaying with family.
The spectacular Buffelsfontein Game and Nature Reserve is a private game reserve situated on the R27 towards Verlddrif, in the heart of the West Coast. This area is a malaria free zone and a wonderful introduction to a real wild life safari game reserve.
Game you can expect to see on a drive:Lion, Buffalo, Giraffe, Zebra, Blue Wildebeest, Red Hartebeest, Kudu,Eland, Oryx (Gemsbok), Bontebok, Springbok, Duiker, Steenbok and Caracal.
Game seen less often on a drive: African Wildcat, Bat-eared fox, Cape fox, Genet, Grey buck, Mountain Reedbuck, Porcupine, Aardvark, Aardwolf and Honey Badger.
A quick 20 minute drive in either direction you will find the luxurious Club Mykonos offering a casino and sunset cruises, Langebaan a haven for adventure sports such as Kite Surfing, Wind Surfing and Kayaking, Vredenburg perfect for shopaholics, Elandsbay world renowned for surfing and wind-sailing and Velddrif: famous for its South African delicacy “bokkoms” (dried fish delicacy) is the nearest town only 10 minutes drive away.
Verlddrif also offers a doctor’s surgery, pharmacy, supermarket, various restaurants, a butcher’s, bakery, filling station, video store, post office, coffee shop and the Bergrivier Golf Club.Rocherpan Nature Reserve near Velddrif is renowned for its wonderful bird life and its best-kept secret as an ideal whale watching spot.
The most spectacular annual spring flower display can be seen during the months from August through till October. The nearest hospital is situated in Vredenburg 30 minutes drive away.
C’est La Vie self catering cottages offer lots to do!
Kersbosstrand, the perfect getaway for anyone wanting to relax. Whether you want to read a book on the beach or take advantage of the many activities like bird watching, cycling, fishing, spear fishing, scuba-diving, mountain biking, sailing, surfing, swimming, walking, wind-surfing, kite surfing, 4×4 trails, quad bike tracks, wine routes or crayfish diving, C’est La Vie is just for you. The luxurious Port Owen Marina is a popular holiday and weekend resort for the discerning. Regular boat trips are taken up the river to view birds, e.g. flamingoes and pelicans.
This is one of the best birding experiences on the West Coast. The annual Berg River Canoe Marathon ends at Velddrif, and ocean going yachts have found this a safe basin to moor in. The area also offers good fishing, for both boat and rock or surf anglers.
The lovely Club Mykonos is also a quick 30 min drive away!
Early mornings dolphins can be seen to play in the surf.
Velddrif and Laaiplek restaurants, which are on the Crayfish Route, have a choice of seafood delicacies and traditional country fare, served with characteristic West Coast hospitality. Getting AroundEach cottage has off street parking. Your own transport is a must, so hire a car from the airport if need be. It's a very easy and scenic 90 min drive from Cape Town Airport. Other Things to NoteAirBnB charges 15% fees on top of our usual rate, so contact us via our site if you would like to waiver these fees:
We often have special deals during quiet times, so please contact us directly for these.
Our AirBnB rate for low season is R1510 per night (min 2 nights) and high season R2070 per night (3 night min Easter weekend, 7 nights min from 15 Des to 15 Jan). On top of that we require a R1199 refundable breakages deposit.
Generally check-in is 2pm and check-out 11am, but we are very lenient in most circumstances so please feel free to enquire about this.
From 21 to 28 days, guests forfeit 25% of the deposit.
From 14 to 21 days forfeit is 50% of deposit.
From 7 to 14 days forfeit is 75% of deposit.
Less than 7 days forfeit the full deposit.
Dwarskersbos is a very peaceful and quiet village, the perfect getaway for anyone wanting to relax. Whether you want to read a book on the beach or take advantage of the many activities like bird watching, cycling, fishing, spear fishing, scuba-diving, mountain biking, sailing, surfing, swimming, walking, wind-surfing, kite surfing, 4×4 trails, quad bike tracks, wine routes or crayfish diving you will enjoy your time here.