Sleeps up to 13
5 couples & 3 singles
Pet friendly by arrangement
Self Catering

  • On the beach
  • Excellent sea views
  • Covered patio
  • Charcoal braai
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Swimming pool
  • Large enclosed garden
  • 2 Carports
  • Security system & safe
  • Put your feet up . . . units are serviced daily, except Sundays
  • Watch your favourite shows . . . OVHD TV, DVD & DSTV connection.
  • Call anytime for assistance during your stay . . . We are here for you!
  • Pack your sandals and come as you are! . . . Fully equipped including linen and bath towels.
  • Take a beach stroll . . . Seaside accommodation.
  • Manage your budget . . . no hidden costs!

"What a wonderful "little" cottage by the sea. Awesome family holiday with our dogs, children, grandchildren & friends. We loved staying right on the beach. Thank you." - R. Walker,

Historical WhaleBack Cottage was built around 1915 & was the first holiday cottage built in the village, hence the superb position. This quaint rock cottage on the sea’s edge overlooks “Little Billy Bay” & its lagoon, & has superb views of the sea, beach & indigenous bush.… Read more

Whaleback Cottage is named after a huge rock situated in the sea directly in front of it called “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. Whaleback offers fully equipped & serviced accommodation.

Stunning sea views from the undercover patio & charcoal braai area extending onto a gated pool deck.

Living area includes a separate lounge, leading into a dining/bar area.

6 Bedrooms in total, 3 rooms with queen beds fitted with ceiling fans, 2 rooms with double beds & a room with 3 singles. There are 2 full bathrooms, 1 with bath & shower, & 1 with bath, plus an extra separate toilet.

Fully equipped kitchen includes 2 large fridge/feezers, dishwasher, large microwave, under-counter oven, hob & extractor, electric frying pan, and vacuum cleaner. 

Linen & bath towels are provided, linen is changed every 5th day. 1 bath towel is provided per person and changed every 3rd day.

Doreen, your housekeeper, sometimes does personal laundry for guests in her free time. This is not part of her daily servicing, if you require this service please discuss fees with Doreen.

Items to bring to make your stay more comfortable:
include beach towels, toilet rolls & toiletries, charcoal, and foodstuffs.  Bring along your own DSTV decoder, along with your card, remote & power cord.   

Pets are welcome by arrangement. Large Pet friendly enclosed garden, bring your lead, 5km pet friendly marine ramble along the shoreline.   

Call Daelin for more info, special offers & to book.
Cell: 0824516102   |   Tel:  039 314 4837     |   Email: 

Daily rates example based on a 7 night stay at Whaleback Cottage

Lowest season  -  R1390.00

July holidays   - R2310.00

Absolute peak  - R6650.00

360 degree Virtual Tour of the Whaleback Cottage

VR Headset not required

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Use the arrows to 'walk' through property.

Office is open Monday to Friday 8:00 - 16:30
Saturday & Public Holidays 8:00 - 12:30

Check in from 14h00
Departure by 10h00

Please collect your keys from the BillsBest drawer in the 24hr shop at the BP Garage (your keys will be in a BillsBest envelope with your name on it from 2pm (14H00).

Address: 994 Milton Road, Ramsgate
GPS: 30° 53’55,60″S – y 30° 20’86,20E – x