Goblins Creek Manor House
No ghosts and goblins disturb your peace here at Goblins Creek Manor House. Situated in the midst of Strompneusbaai, this boutique-like guest house attracts the elite traveler.
Goblins Creek is nestled on the St. Helena Bay, Cape West Coast, in a secluded cove. The tranquil atmosphere oozes romance.
Distinguishing Factor: Goblin's Creek Manor House is situated on one of three bays in the world, where the sun both rises and sets over the sea.
Enjoy your stay in one of the four luxurious bedrooms. Pampering allowed! Enjoy a relaxing soak in the vintage clawfoot bathtub. Copious candles and a log-burning fireplace provide the perfect ambiance for a night of romance.
The four-poster bed, swathed in an exquisite silk mosquito net is made for snuggling. Waves lapping on the beach send you off to dreamland.
Wow Factor: Two of the rooms have privileges to enter a private area containing a sweet Koi pond. After dark, the illuminated pond exudes a romantic glow. Sit underneath the stars, sip a little wine. It is the ideal setting to relax after a long day of fun in the sun.
The Communal Areas
Early risers can get their caffeine fix and watch sunrise from the front verandah. Not a bed and breakfast per se, the property offers self-catering and provides a well appointed kitchen. You can whip up your favorite breakfast before heading out for an adventure.
Cushy couches in the living area are just right for reading and napping.
Fun Food Factor: Don't go home without sampling rusks. A South African tradition, these rock-like, twice- baked, biscuit thingies are just right for dunking in your coffee.
An auspicious time to visit Cape West Coast is August – October, as the humpback and southern right whales return. Take a boat tour and you might see these gentle creatures perform their courting ritual.
Take a stroll to the beach to get a glimpse of the calving whales. Be on the lookout for small groups of dolphins, flipping, flopping and frolicking.
Paternoster, which is the oldest fishing village on Cape West Coast, looks like a page ripped out of history, where past meets present. You can buy fish straight from the ocean when the fishermen come in, go snorkeling, take a nature hike or rent a kayak.
Take a day excursion to Cape Columbine Nature Reserve and climb the stairs of the last manned lighthouse on Cape West Coast.
Tours of the Pala ontological digs are available at nearby Fossil Park. Birdwatchers will delight at the potential of sighting over 200 bird species at the Berg River Estuary or the hides at Rocher Pan.
Goblins Creek Manor House, on Cape West Coast is an idyllic spot for your honeymoon, anniversary or special birthday.
Clan William Western Cape (Rooibos Tea)