Elephant Rock Guest House
From $61 / night
- 5 bedrooms
- 5 bathrooms
- Sleeps 13
- Bed and Breakfast
Description from the owner
The Elephant Rock Guesthouse is located in the picturesque seaside village of Kleinmond and use to be the Old Police Station. It has Heritage Status and lies at the foot of the Kogelberg mountains. It has five spacious and comfortable rooms, all with en suite bathrooms.
On arrival, guests are led into the elegant lounge and dining room. With its beautiful paintings and chandelier, this part of the house has a wonderful ambience. The rich wooden floors also add to its opulent atmosphere.
Each of our comfortable rooms leads onto a beautiful, safe and secure courtyard. Adjacent to the courtyard is a splash pool.
There is also a...Read more
Elephant Rock Guest House
Kleinmond, Western Cape, South Africa
Additional Location Information
Kleinmond (meaning : "Little river mouth"), is a picturesque seaside village situated at the foot of the Kogelberg mountains. It lies next to a lagoon at the small mouth - hence the name - of the Bot River, on a narrow strip of land. Kleinmond is flanked by the Kogelberg mountain range on one side and the Atlantic Ocean on the other side. This very peaceful little village, endowed with some of the coast's most natural beauty, will mean you can enjoy some of the most beautiful landscapes and seascapes.
Kleinmond offers a variety of activities for both nature lovers and sports enthusiasts. Perhaps you would prefer to take long walks along the shore, or maybe just sunbathe, or have a refreshing swim, or you can opt to watch whales frolicking in the shallow water near the beach. The harbour also offers quaint restaurants and shops.
For the more energetic, there are tennis courts and bowling greens in Kleinmond, where visitors are welcome. Horse riding is available at the Arabella Equestrian Centre and for those who prefer a leisurely cycle ride, a rent-a-bicycle facility is available just outside the town.
The Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve has great outdoor venues and offers a variety of adventurous activities such as tubing and white water rafting on the Palmiet River. Nearby hiking trails abound with spectacular views of the mountains as well as the rocky coastline.
Some activities to be enjoyed excellent birding, lovely mountain, hiking trails, wine tours, horse riding, whale watching, fishing and moon gazing. Kleinmond’s herd of wild horses is also a special attraction. Just 5 Minutes away, in Betty’s Bay, you will find the penquin Colony, home to one of only 3 land-based breeding colonies of the endangered African Penguin. Kleinmond is a golfers paradise. Not only does the village have it's own 9-hole course, but the award winning Arabella Golf Club is a mere 10 kilometers away and the Hermanus Golf Club is also within easy reach (31 kilometers away). The harbour offers quaint restaurants and shops. Kleinmond is approximately an hour and 20 minutes’ scenic drive from the city of Cape Town and an hour from Cape Town International Airport and the Stellenbosch wine route. It is also only 20 minutes from Hermanus and the lovely Hemel-en-Aarde Valley and wine route.
With activities suited to all skill levels, a wonderful fun day out is on offer in the Reserve. A visit to the Harold Porter Wild Flower Reserve is highly recommended for nature enthusiasts!
Additional activities to be enjoyed include excellent birding, wine tours, fishing and moon gazing. Kleinmond's herd of wild horses is also a special attraction. Just 5 Minutes away, in Betty's Bay, you will find the penguin Colony , home to one of only 3 land-based breeding colonies of the endangered African Penguin. It is well worth a visit.
Kleinmond is a golfers paradise. Not only does the village have it's own 9-hole course, but the award
winning Arabella Golf Club is a mere 10 kilometers away and the Hermanus Golf Club is also within easy reach (31 kilometers away).
Kleinmond is approximately an hour and 20 minutes' scenic drive from the city of Cape Town and an hour from Cape Town International Airport and the Stellenbosch wine route. It is also only 20 minutes from Hermanus and the lovely Hemel-en-Aarde Valley and wine route.
When visiting the Western Cape, make Kleinmond your destination of choice! And when you plan your visit, make ELEPHANT ROCK GUESTHOUSE you accommodation of choice for an unforgettable holiday!
More About This Location
Beach or lakeside relaxation, Lake nearby, Mountain nearby, Waterfront
Last updated on October 27, 2013
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- Fees for additional guests may apply.
- Ceiling Fans
- Local Guides/Maps
- Housekeeping Optional
- Linens Provided
- Soap/Shampoo Provided
- Towels Provided
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
Pool / Spa
- Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
- Ocean or water views
- Mountain Views
- Satellite or cable TV
- Balcony or terrace
- Pet friendly - no
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - ask
- Suitable for the elderly - yes
- Wheelchair accessible - ask
- 300 square feet