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MORUKURU OCEAN HOUSE

The villa is set along The Garden Route which leads from the Cape wine lands to Port Elizabeth. Morukuru Ocean House is set in the World Heritage Site, De Hoop Nature reserve. The reserve is in the Overberg region which is known for its picturesque towns, tasty wines and delicious local dishes. With warm summers and mild winters the region has a typical Mediterranean climate.

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The villa is surrounded by fynbos and pristine beaches and has stunning ocean views. De Hoop Nature reserve features 51 km of white sandy beaches and dunes.  A great diversity of animals are present in the reserve; the Bontebok, Cape Mountain Zebra, Eland, Marine big five, baboons, rock dassies and many more animals are present. The reserve is mainly known for bird watching as more than 260 species of birds are found here, with the cliffs, rock pools, wetlands and coastal fynbos being their home. De Hoop Nature Reserve is one of the best spots to see the Southern right whale. Every year from mid-July to November whales search for a good spot to nurse and raise their calves in the shallow waters of the Overberg Coast.

The villa is surrounded by fynbos and pristine beaches and has stunning ocean views. De Hoop Nature reserve features 51 km of white sandy beaches and dunes.  A great diversity of animals are present in the reserve; the Bontebok, Cape Mountain Zebra, Eland, Marine big five, baboons, rock dassies and many more animals are present. The reserve is mainly known for bird watching as more than 260 species of birds are found here, with the cliffs, rock pools, wetlands and coastal fynbos being their home. De Hoop Nature Reserve is one of the best spots to see the Southern Right whale. Every year from mid-July to November whales migrate to nurse and raise their calves in the shallow waters of the Overberg Coast. 

Morukuru Ocean House comfortably accommodates eight adults and up to four children. The glass doors of the four adult suites offer a magnificent view over the waves of the Indian Ocean. Children can enjoy themselves in their own bedroom with TV and board games. The wonderful interior design is inspired by the fynbos surrounding the villas. Guests can enjoy wonderful meals on the outdoor dining area. Professional chefs will provide a wide range of traditional, formal and nouvelle cuisine meals. Wines to complement the meals can be personally chosen from the outstanding wine cellar. A personal guide and private game drive vehicle are available during the entire stay. Various activities can be undertaken such as guided walks and hikes, mountain biking, 4x4 drives and sundowners on the beach with views over dolphins jumping around in the ocean. The villa team can provide you with wonderful picnic lunches during activities.

ACCOMMODATION  Bedroom configuration:

  • Bedroom 1:Double bedroom (king size) en suite bathroom
  • Bedroom 2:Double bedroom (king size) en suite bathroom
  • Bedroom 3:Double bedroom (king size) en suite bathroom 
  • Bedroom 4:Double bedroom (king size) en suite bathroom
  • Bedroom 5:Children's bedroom

The views: The villa is designed to have an optimal view over the Indian Ocean and its beach. The outdoors: Wonderful views, a great pool deck and a great selection of outdoor activities.   Why we like it?: This villa is just the complete package; situated in one of the most popular routes in South Africa, in the middle of a nature reserve with a stunning ocean view. The service is second to none and the friendly staff will make sure guests don't want for anything. Whale watching here is out of this world.

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FEATURES

  • Beach/Sea Access
  • Private Pool
  • WiFi
  • TV
  • Minibar
  • En-suite
  • Safe
  • Cinema/Media Room
  • Helipad
  • Tennis Court
  • Bicycles
  • Water Sports
  • Snorkelling
  • Jacuzzi/Hot Tub
  • Yoga Classes
  • Heated Pool
  • Children's Play Area
  • Fully Staffed Incl.
  • Cook/Chef Incl.
  • Housekeeping Incl.
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LOCATION

Approximate location.

NEARBY

  • Beach icon
    Beach

    Within walking distance

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    Sightseeing

    De Hoop Nature Reserve

TRANSPORT

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    Cape Town International Airport

    3 hour 30 minute drive

BOOKING NOTES

  • Very suitable for children, activities are included in the price and nanny services are available on request too

INCLUSIONS

  • Fully staffed
  • All drinks & meals included
  • Over 12 activities included

EXTRAS

  • ​Optional activities, including spa treatments, yoga, boat trips on the Vlei and whale watching & scenic flights by helicopter
  • Drinks on the Reserve List
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