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Thandekayo Guest House

Found in: Atlantic Seaboard, Cape Town, City Bowl, Guesthouses / B&B, Honeymoon Destinations, Hout Bay, Western Cape

Thandekayo Art Gallery Guest House is situated in the quaint seaside village of Hout Bay, on the Atlantic seaboard of the Western Cape of South Africa. The Republic of Hout Bay, as its residents affectionately refer it to, is a scenic twenty-minute drive from Cape Town. The guest house is located at the start of the garden route on the foothills of the amphitheatre that guard the town in secure and scenic surrounds.

From the balcony of Thandekayo one enjoys the breathtaking view of both bay and mountains in this beautifully scenic area of Southern Africa.
Thandekayo meaning “warm welcome” in Zulu offers 4 star luxury accommodation with five stylish African theme rooms, all en-suite. The guest house offering bed and breakfast, is owned by Anita and Martin Osner. Martin is one of South Africa ’s top fine art photographic artists and the guesthouse displays exhibitions of his works as well as of other contemporary South African artists including renowned landscape photographer and close friend Koos van der Lende.

Hout Bay is one of South Africa ’s most popular holiday destinations. Not only does it offer vistas of mountains overlooking a tranquil indigo bay, it is also a vibrant colorful seaside village representing the diversity of South Africa ’s Rainbow Nation. In Hout Bay you can expect to; enjoy great cuisine, visit the bustling fishing harbour, go on a guided tour of the local indigenous community, take long walks along the beach, visit the art galleries in town, go horseback riding, take a drive along Chapman’s Peak which boasts to be one of the most scenic routes in the world, visit nearby wine estates or frequent the infamous Cape Town Waterfront, book on a sailing charter, or just soak up the sun relaxing at the side of the pool.

You are invited to enjoy a unique stay where African hospitality, art, wine and relaxation are the order of the day, in a seaside village that boasts immense beauty and character. The one thing we can promise you about staying at Thandekayo Art Gallery Guest House is that it will not be your last visit.

Operated by: Anita and Martin Osner
Contact numbers: 021 7910020 Fax 021 7910022 Mobile 0834721717

Directions to Thandekayo Guest House

Route from the airport to Thandekayo: From of the airport of Cape Town you go on to the N2 direction Cape Town. You have to take the exit onto the M3, direction Rondebosch / Claremont. From the M3 you go right onto the M63 to Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens and Hout Bay. At the Constantia Nek circle you take the second exit to Hout Bay. After a few kilometers you will turn right into Disa River Street. Cross over the bridge and at the T junction turn left. You are now on Valley road, go past the World of Birds. Keep going along Valley road, just before the traffic circle turn right into Lentedal street and then right in Luisa Way. We are number 14 on your left hand side.

Route from Cape Town to Thandekayo:
From Cape Town direction Landudno/Hout Bay on the M6. And just before the first traffic lights in Hout Bay you turn left into Victoria Road, first left into Valley Road, again first left into Lentedal and first right is Luisa Way. We are number 14 on your left hand side.

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Features and Facilities at Thandekayo Guest House


  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
  • Cape Town Tourism
  • AA Highly recommended


  • Breakfast Served

ECO Tourism

  • Whale Watching


  • Airport Shuttle Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Off Street Parking
  • Braai / Barbecue
  • Parking Available
  • Communal Television
  • Swimming Pool
  • Fax
  • VCR
  • Garden

Facilities in Rooms/Units

  • Fan in Rooms
  • Heater in Rooms
  • No Smoking in Rooms
  • Safe
  • Tea and Coffee in Rooms
  • Television in Rooms
  • Satellite Television

For Whom

  • Disabled
  • Solo Travellers
  • Honeymoon
  • Family


  • Horse Riding
  • Nature Reserve
  • Scuba Diving
  • Beach
  • Climbing - Traditional
  • Gliding - Traditional
  • Island
  • Paddling - Canoeing
  • Scuba/Snorkeling
  • Bicycle Touring
  • Countryside
  • Jet-Skiing
  • Paddling - Sea Kayaking
  • Shark Cage Diving
  • Bird Watching
  • Fishing
  • Great Outdoors
  • Kite-Surfing
  • Paragliding
  • Suburbs
  • Canoeing / Kayaking
  • Fishing - Deep Sea
  • Hang Gliding
  • Main Through Route
  • Sailing - Dingies
  • Township
  • City Centre
  • Fishing - Saltwater
  • Health & Fitness
  • Mountain
  • Sailing - Yacht Charters
  • Wine Farm
  • Climbing - Sport
  • Forest

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