Situated within easy walking distance of the hospitably welcoming village atmosphere of Muizenberg, a surfing mecca with its world renowned white sand beaches, friendly cafes, pizzerias and restaurants, Flamingo Vlei offers the ideal self-catering option for a couple or small family.
Set well back from the road this 2-bedroomed apartment has its own private entrance, offering both security and seclusion.
Fully equipped, the apartment offers:
An airy, comfortably-appointed sitting room with a flat screen, all channel, satellite TV;
Main bedroom with a double bed overlooking an enclosed patio and swimming pool;
A second bedroom with bunk beds making it eminently suitable for children;
Well appointed kitchen with a fridge, 2-plate electric cooker, microwave, electric kettle and toaster;
Roomy shower and toilet (en-suite to the main bedroom);
Additional cold outdoor shower conveniently situated for an after swim rinse;
Uncapped, totally free wifi internet connectivity.
The apartment is serviced at no charge once a week during your stay. Additional servicing can be provided at a reasonable charge.
The swimming pool, which is shared with your hosts, is accessed directly from the living room, making the apartment not really suitable for baies and toddlers. Regrettably we are therefore not able to accommodate children of any age who are not able to swim.
A portable, outdoor BBQ (“braai” to us South Africans) can be made available on request, and
Off-street tandem parking can be shared with your hosts by arrangement.
No smoking is permitted indoors, and we cannot accommodate pets.
Your hosts have a small family dog.
The apartment derives a part of its name from nearby ZandVlei, an attractive estuary and wetland offering not only large flocks of visiting flamingos but a wealth of resident marine and other bird life, and opportunities for boating and canoeing. The beach, a mere 400 meters away, offers renowned surfing opportunities for the expert and there are a number of well-accredited surfing schools for the novice wannabe surfer situated around world famous Surfers’ Corner.
Within easy walking distance is a large, well-provisioned supermarket, and there are numerous eateries catering for every taste and pocket, and ranging from cozy coffee shops and pizzerias to gourmet-rated restaurants. The nearby Blue Bird Market draws the well-informed from all over the Peninsula every Friday night for stall-style food, artisanal beer and convivial entertainment.
Zandvlei, the Beach and the Sea Walk from Muizenberg to St James and Kalk Bay, all offer easy walks and jogging opportunities, and for those looking for more serious and challenging exercise there is a network of mountain rambles within comfortable walking distance.
Cape Town itself, with its world-rated Waterfront and Table Mountain (a World Heritage Site) is a half hour drive away, and for the wine connoisseur the whole surrounding area offers one great wine estate after the next. Cape Point, with its magnificent views and unspoiled terrain is within easy driving distance and there a several highly rated and challenging golf courses in the area.
Your hosts, Pam and Marius, look forward to welcoming you, and would be happy to provide any further information you might need.