|A hidden gem awaits you in the Western Cape region of South Africa. Pringle Bay, a tranquil coastal village, a mere one hour’s drive from Cape Town is situated between Gordon’s Bay and Hermanus on the prestigious Whale Route Coast, an area renowned for superb land based whale watching. Offering an air of understated intrigue, Pringle Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site nestles snugly between two of nature’s wonders, the Klein and Groot Hangklip mountains.|
Moonstruck on Pringle Bay Guesthouse, a contemporary beach house retreat offers private and luxurious oceanfront accommodation with panoramic vistas to the discerning traveller. The guesthouse is an “idyllic romantic getaway” for enjoying a coastal vacation. The pristine sandy beach is under a 3 minutes stroll through an indigenous “fynbos” greenbelt; ensuring our accommodation is perfectly located for a beach vacation. Operating on a bed and breakfast (B&B) basis, guests enjoy gourmet breakfasts whilst enjoying mountain and ocean views, with an array of quality restaurants all within easy strolling distance of Moonstruck.
Attractions / Things to do
|Exploring the fare of the Whale Coast is a delectable delight. Marry the fine wines of the Hemel en Aarde Valley with the gastronomic basket of the Atlantic. Cape Rock lobster, oysters, calamari, prawns, mussels and many more of Neptune’s delicacies are to be found gracing the tables of the superb local restaurants. Tour the wineries of Hermanus, Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek and taste the wines that adorn the finest tables in Europe, the America’s and the Far East. Personal tours by prior arrangement.|
Get up close and personal with the Great White in Gansbaai, ride the white waters of the Palmiet River, test your 4x4 driving skills, hook the one that got away, or skydive in tandem. The Whale Coast has it all.
Play the fairways walked by some of the world’s finest golfers. Tee off at the Arabella Sheraton Golf Estate and thereafter rejuvenate your mind and body at their luxurious Wellness Spa. A golfer’s visit to the Cape would be incomplete without having played a round at Erinvale, hosts of the “96 World Cup of Golf” or 18 holes at the beautifully appointed Hermanus Golf Club. Professionally managed and facilitated tours to the Cape’s finest golf courses by prior arrangement.
Discovering the Kogelberg Biosphere, a recently proclaimed UNESCO World Heritage Site is a hiker, mountain biker and casual walker’s delight; mountain trails, sandy beaches, rocky shorelines, rivers and forests. Track down the “wild horses” of the Bot River Estuary, visit the Jackass Penguin colony at Stony Point or explore nature’s true wonderland at the Harold Porter Botanical Gardens. Guided walks by prior arrangement.
|Services / Facilities|
|• Four individually and eclectically furnished ocean and mountain facing rooms with private patios.|
• 3 of the 4 rooms come with their own log fireplaces and mini lounges to while away those cold winter breaks in absolute comfort and privacy.
• Rimflow pool and sundeck overlooking Pringle Bay beach and the Hangklip Mountains.
• Opulent bathrooms with large bathtubs, bidets, separate showers, travertine tiles, underfloor heating, heated towel rails, shaver points and a selection of aromatherapy bathroom products to pamper you with…
• Perfectly positioned for excursions to wine routes, golf courses, Cape Town, Hermanus, shopping malls, botanical gardens and the Penguin colony.
• Own path through the fynbos to the beach which is situated 100m away from the guesthouse.
• Stone massage, Swedish massage and reflexology available by prior arrangement.
• Choice of either a Continental or Full English breakfast
|Rooms 1, 2 & 3|
VALIDITY • 01.09.2008 to 30.04.2009
Double Rate per room sharing per night R1450.00
Single Rate per person per night R1000.00
VALIDITY • 01.05.2009 to 31.08.2009
Double Rate per room sharing per night R1230.00
Single Rate per person per night R880.00
Room 4 • Honeymoon Suite
VALIDITY - 01.05.2008 to 31.08.2008
Double Rate per room sharing per night R1650.00
Single Rate per person per night R1200.00
VALIDITY • 01.05.2009 to 31.08.2009
Double Rate per room sharing per night R1402.50
Single Rate per person per night R1050.00
|From Cape Town and Cape Town International Airport: Take the N2 highway towards Sir Lowry’s Pass. After passing through Somerset West and Strand Industrial, turn right at the Gordon’s Bay/ Kleinmond sign (this is just before you start ascending Sir Lowry’s Pass). Turn left at the T-junction and signboard in Gordon’s Bay marked Rooi Els/ R44, onto the R44 also named Clarence Drive – a spectacular marine drive. Within 15 minutes you’ll be in the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve, looking across False Bay to Cape Point. Continue past Kogel Bay, an area favoured by surfers, pass Rooi Els and then turn right into Pringle Bay, which is clearly signposted. Drive for 2 kms until you reach a stop street. Continue straight down Hangklip Road for approximately 400m, and you will see Moonstruck Guest House on your right hand side.|
From up country:
Travelling towards Cape Town along the N2 highway, take the Hermanus/Botrivier off ramp. Turn left at the T-junction and continue for a couple of kilometers, until you reach the R44 and turn right to Kleinmond. Drive past Arabella Golf Course and Spa, through the towns of Kleinmond and Betty’s Bay until you reach the Pringle Bay turnoff. Turn left into Hangklip Road and drive for 2 kms until you reach a stop street. Continue straight on for another 400m and you will arrive at Moonstruck Guest House on your right hand side.