BEACH DIRECT ACCESS FROM GARDEN+LARGE SWIMMINGPOOL

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12 guests, 7 bedrooms, 11 beds, 4 baths
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Large family beach cottage ,large swimming pool and garden. Perfect vacation home with direct access to miles of beautiful beach, blue waters and view dolphins from a large deck . Relax and enjoy the beauty on north coast only 40km from airport. 15 Minutes to Ballito where there are lots of restaurants/Flag Farm Animal Farm, Reptile Farm, Litchi Orchard and shops and Grannys Pool on the beach for the children to swim and paddle.
There is the main house and outside cottage

The space
This large beach facing house will satisfy most peoples needs ,with a large gardens , pool and miles of beach at your door step , spend days relaxing in the sun in the warmest place to be in south Africa PLEASE NOTE WE DO NOT TAKE ON MORE THAN 8 ADULTS AND 5 CHILDREN AT A TIME. THE COTTAGE CANNOT COPE WITH MORE THAN 8 ADULTS.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Bedroom 3
1 double bed

What this place offers

Ocean view
Sea view
Beach access – Beachfront
Kitchen
Wifi
Free driveway parking on premises – 5 spaces
Private outdoor pool
Pets allowed
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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4.73 out of 5 stars from 99 reviews

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Where you’ll be

KwaDukuza, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Blythedale is a lovely seaside village situated between the Nonoti and Umvoti rivers. There are locals as well as holiday homes. There is a wonderful wedding venue called Palm Dunes where weddings are held on the beach. There is a central beach area and there are lifegaurds on weekends only. You can walk for miles along the beach and if you walk south its about 4 kms to the river mouth You will often spot dolphins from the deck and the odd whale. Never swim alone in the sea in front of the cottage as there is a strong backwash. At low tide there are lovely rockpools to play in. My sons are strong swimmers and often surf in front of the cottage when there is not such a strong riptide. I would recommend that if you are not that good a swimmer you stick to swimming in front of the lifegaurds who are on duty on the weekends. the swimming beach is about 100 metres to the left of the cottage. There is Grumpys Beach BAr open on weekends only. Its 5 minutes drive from the cottage and is situated on the edge of the forest and beach in Blythedale Its A beach bar where you can also get the most amazing prawn curry and other food and where are are almost on the beach. There is a play area there for kids as well.
There is also the Ballito Cable and Ski Park about 20 minutes away in Ballito which is fun for the whole family. Also Ballito dolphin viewing and the Flag Farm Animal Farm in SAlt rock. There are so many things to do in the area.
There is microlighting, golf courses, Litchi Orchard, shopping malls all within a 15-20 minute radius of the cottage.

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  1. Joined in February 2016
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During your stay

Kosi the live in domestic will be there to welcome you and make your stay easier. When you arrive she will be there to open the gates for you.It will be appreciated if you could give me you eta so she knows to be on the lookout. she will be in charge of keeping the cottage clean and making the beds. She is a fantastic chef and if you want her to make any meals for you she will be happy to do so but please make sure that at the end of your stay you pay her a price you can negotiate with her for every meal she has cooked. You can pay her in cash at the end of your stay. Also if you want
Kosi to do any cleaning up i.e. washing dishes/washing clothes etc you can negotiate a fee with her and pay her in cash at the end of your stay. If there are more than 8 people staying in the cottage then we get in an extra person to help keep the cottage clean and tidy and make the beds. There will be an extra charge of an amount of R150 per day for this extra help and please can you pay her at the end of your stay in cash. Please note that this cottage is meant to be a relaxing family/friends getaway. We don't mind if you have family functions like 60th or 80th birthday parties but we do not want bulls parties, bachelor parties or the like on the property. Also please let me know if you are going to be having day visitors and how many. Please let Kosi know if you do not want her coming in during the day to make beds and generally clean If you prefer her not to come into the house please let her know as she lives on the property just to keep a general watchover. whenever we have guests we arrange a night guard to oversee the property just for peace of mind and also have an alarm system inside the house.
Kosi the live in domestic will be there to welcome you and make your stay easier. When you arrive she will be there to open the gates for you.It will be appreciated if you could gi…
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House rules

Check-in: After 9:00 a.m.
Checkout: 4:00 p.m.
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
No carbon monoxide alarm
No smoke alarm
Pool/hot tub without a gate or lock

Cancellation policy