Whaleback Cottage

994 Milton Road, Ramsgate Beach, South africa


Sleeps up to 13

  • The most sought after holiday home in Ramsgate, the first to be built around 1915, hence the superb position. This rock cottage on the sea’s edge overlooks “Little Billy Bay”, has superb views of the sea. The book “Cry The Beloved Country” was written here by Alan Patton in 1946.
  • Enjoy stunning sea views from the undercover patio & braai area, extending onto a gated pool deck.
  • Fully enclosed pet friendly garden, & gate with direct beach access
  • Living area includes a separate lounge, leading into an open plan dining & bar area.
  • 6 Bedrooms in total, 3 rooms with queen beds fitted with ceiling fans, 2 rooms with double beds & 1 room with 3 single beds.
  • There are 2 full bathrooms, 1 with bath & shower, & 1 with bath, plus an extra separate toilet.
  • Fully equipped kitchen with 2 large fridge/freezer, dishwasher, large microwave, under-counter oven, hob & extractor, electric frying pan, & vacuum cleaner.

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  • Exceptional sea views
    • You can’t get closer to the beach, enjoy the sea lapping at your doorstep
  • Pet Friendly
    • Fully enclosed pet friendly garden suitable for small & large breeds.
  • Kom ons braai…
    • Enjoy a charcoal braai on your private patio
  • Swimming pool
    • Swim with a view, private pool on the property
  • Fully equipped kitchen
    • Pack your sandals & come as you are… Self catering accommodation
    • DSTV connection for your own decoder. Please bring your own DSTV card, decoder, cord & remote.
  • Free WI-FI on test
    • WI-FI is not guaranteed as signal is intermittent in the area, we hope you are able to enjoy this free additional service.


  • Free daily cleaning service
    • Put your feet up, Free 2hr daily cleaning service, exclu. Sundays
  • Linen & bath towels are provided
    • & changed every 4th day. 1 towel is provided per person.
  • Call for assistance anytime during your stay
    • We are here for you, 24hour maintenance emergency number provided on arrival.
  • Security system & safe
    • & property has gated access & covered parking.


  • Direct beach access…
    • Walk to Ski Boat Bay & Ramsgate main lifeguarded beach, marine tidal pool & estuary
  • Cocktail Deck
    • Serves food & drinks with a fantastic view over Ramsgate main beach.
  • Waffle House Restaurant
    • Visit the famous Waffle House for breakfast or lunch
  • 5km Marine Ramble
    • 5km pet friendly nature trail along the shoreline
  • Tidal Pool
    • Safe swimming for the whole family on Ramsgate main beach
  • Whale watching deck
    • Perfect spot for viewing Dolphins & Whales
  • Great Fishing Spots
    • Including Whaleback rock in front of the Cottage
  • KZN What To Do…


Virtual Tour

Arrival Info

It’s holiday time !

Check in from 14h00
Departure by 10h00

Please collect your keys from the BillsBest drawer in the 24 hr shop at the BP Garage in Ramsgate
your keys will be in a brown & blue envelope with your name on it from 2 pm.

Find Whaleback Cottage
Address: 994 Milton Road, Ramsgate

Need assistance ? Call: 082 451 6102

Holiday items to bring

Holiday items to bring to make your stay more comfortable include: beach towels and beach umbrellas, and consumables like toiletries, toilet rolls, charcoal, and foodstuffs. Bring along your own Dstv decoder, along with your card, remote and power cord. Pets are welcome by arrangement, bring your lead, 5km pet friendly marine ramble along the shoreline.

Season Table

Low Season Base Season Mid Season Peak Season Dec Peak Season
25 Jan – 14 March 14 Jan – 24 Jan 15 March – 31 March 18 April – 1 May 16 Dec – 9 Jan
18 April – 1 May 14 June – 7 July 29 Nov – 5 Dec
9 Aug – 11 Aug
7 Oct – 28 Nov


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