Upmarket Cabana on the beach, close enough to throw a ball in the sea

Upmarket Cabana on the beach, close enough to throw a ball in the sea

Patrick J M

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2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6
2 Bathrooms
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Our home

Airy modern corner cabana, is our second home, and is right on the sea front with balcony (so close you can throw a ball in the sea), two bedroom, two bathrooms, with the main bedroom being on suite It is fully equipped to cater for six people and is designed "open plan" thus allowing for beautiful sea views from all rooms.

The apartment is serviced workdays (general cleaning, windows, make beds, do dishes, clean bathrooms) and bed linen is provided and changed weekly.

High speed Internet, laundry services etc is a short walk away

This is a fully enclosed and secure complex with digital safe, 24 hour security and a well kept child friendly gardens that includes fenced off swimming pools, barbecue area, undercover tenant parking.

The Shelly Beach Small Boat harbour is in full view, so you can watch the comings and goings of the game fishing, scuba diving, pleasure and sightseeing boats in front of you during the day.
Our favourate is to whale and dolphin watch from the balcony. If you are a lover of sea activities you certainly could not get closer.

Exchange is totaly flexible, except for Easter and the December Christmas and New Year school holidays when our Children and Grand children use the cabana.

Property features

Who we are

  1. We are Patrick and Shirley van den Heever, recently early retired from our professional careers (computer software engineering and librarian) and ready to pursue our great love of travel with more urgency.

    Although we have travelled extensively (mostly work related) we are new at home exchange.
    We are keen to try what sounds a great way to see another country as a "resident" and give someone else the pleasure of seeing our beautiful, diverse, warm and sunny country.

    We offer, if required, exchange partners further assistance to make your visit to the rainbow nation truely memorable..

    We are flexible and not bound to simultaneous time exchange.

    We do not smoke or drink alcohol and will take care of your home as we do of ours.

    We do not keep pets as we travel to often.

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Where is it?

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In the heart of the Hibiscus coast with its many beautiful swimming beaches (most blue ribbon) and many tourist attractions.

The popular swimming beaches of St Michaels, Uvongo, Margate and Ramsgate are no more than minutes away.

The area is known for its surf and rock angling, game parks and of course the magnificent Oribi Gorge.

Other close by activities includes: a choice of Golfing clubs, horse riding, bowls, scuba diving and a little further along bungy, absailing, hiking, river rafting. Crocodile, bird, reptile and coffee farms as well as the Wild Coast Casino is within easy travel distance.

A five minute walk takes you to the Shelly centre shopping complex that offers 6 cinemas, restaurants, supermarkets, banks, laundry, hairdressers etc etc. A tourist information centre is also in this complex that offer and arrange a wide variety of activities.

City of Durban international airport is a hour away with shuttle services, taxi, car hire available to take you further down the coast

The Margate local airport is 10 minutes away.

For nightlife and clubing, Margate and Durban is popular, otherwise it is a quiet area.

The coastal area is sub tropical, and a summer rainfall area. December and January can be very hot and even then rainfall is mainly limited to quick downpours.

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