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Island Living in Cape Town

House, Private room - Cape Town, South Africa

ID 332939



It is situated on an island (Eastlake Island) in the very unique and secure Marina da Gama
This splendid accommodation (55m²) consists of a super large room (bed / small lounge / hot tub), ensuite shower/toilet, walk-in cupboard and balcony.
The views from the room are spectacular and include the Zandvlei Lake and the Steenberg mountain ranges.


The waterways of the marina forms part of the Zandvlei lake/estuary/nature reserve complex. It prides itself by being the only ecological functional estuary in the Cape area.
The area is a bird lover’s paradise. Flamingos, Pelicans, Fish Eagles are amongst the bigger bird species.
The fish in the lake are seawater fish as the estuary serves as a spawning ground. The biggest fish are Leervis which can weight up to 25 kg.
Mammals include local buck (deer), Cape clawless otter, porcupine, mongoose, etc.


Marina da Gama is situated right next to the M5 and travelling times are as follows:

V & A Waterfront – 27.6km
Cape Town City Centre – 26.2km
Century City – 27.6km
Stellenbosch Wine Route – 45.1km
Muizenberg – 2.5km
Simonstown – 16.2km
Cape Point – 40.5km
Chapmans Peak – 19.9km
Cape Town International Airport 27.3km

Reminiscent of a Greek village, with its white homes and perpetually blue days, Marina da Gama is built on the eastern banks and the waterways of the quiet Zandvlei Lake - an inland salt water lake, connected to the sea.

Marina da Gama, built in the 1970s, is an enclosed residential area close to the popular beaches of False Bay to take advantage of the wonderful setting. Lying in the suburb of greater Muizenberg, in the shadow of the Muizenburg Mountain, Marina da Gama is practically self-sufficient. There are shopping centres just across the road from the development and the beaches of Muizenberg are within walking distance - providing some of the safest bathing in Cape Town. Rather like a mini Venice, it’s not unknown for residents to drop in on one another by boat at the marina development.

Views from Marina da Gama are beautiful and hours can be whiled away on the vlei’s banks, watching the bird life. If you must get away then there are many varied mountain walks and wild flowers to explore and the quaint little village of Kalk Bay is only a short drive away, where you can sample one of its many restaurants, trawl the antique and bookshops or buy fish at the harbour.

Cape Town’s city centre is about 25 minutes’ drive from Marina da Gama or you can alternatively catch the Simonstown train line. Visiting the Cape Point Nature Reserve involves a wonderful drive along the peninsula - the wild life and floral kingdom is worth the trip alone, and the beaches there are one of Cape Town’s best kept secrets

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Space offered Private room
Accommodates 2
Bed type Real bed
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Bathroom type Private
Size 55.0 m2
Cancellation policy Strict
Check-in 14:00
Check-out 10:00
City Cape Town
ID 332939


  • Balcony
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Garden
  • Gay-friendly
  • Jacuzzi
  • Internet
  • Kitchen
  • Panoramic view
  • Free parking
  • Shower/bath
  • TV
  • Waterfront property
  • WiFi
  • Professionally managed
  • Pets live here
  • Bed linen
  • Cable TV
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Towels

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09-01-2016 – 10-30-2016
10-31-2016 – 12-14-2016
from $44 /night
Private room
30 of the next 30 nights


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