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The Blue Marine Luxury Apartment

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The Apartment

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Spacious Bedroom with en-suite Bathroom

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Services and Amenities

Accounts

You may settle via EFT.

 

Adaptors

All rooms have two prong adaptors built into the wall and 3 built-in International plugs


Airline Information

For any assistance with regards to checking flight departures and arrivals – dial 086 727 7888, and follow the voice prompt or dial 021 937 1200 for further information at the Cape Town International Airport.


Animals

Regret no pets allowed.


Banks

The closest Automatic Teller Machine is at the Gordons Bay Spar, alternatively the Somerset Mall have other major banking facilities in the centre. Banking hours are Monday to Friday, 09h00 – 15h30 and Saturday 09h00 – 11h00.


Business Services

For all your printing and faxing requirements, The Postnet shop at the Pick Pay Centre in Gordons Bay, will assist you in this regard.

 

Bottle Store

Hours of business: Monday to Friday: 08h30 – 19h00 Saturday: 08h30 – 17h00. The nearest Bottle Store is at the Gordons Bay Spar


Beaches

  • Bikini Beach is the little beach next to the Gordons Bay Yacht Club and has been awarded Blue Flag SA Status. (This award is for excellence in Safety, Amenities, Cleanliness and Environmental standards).
  • Main Beach Gordons Bay is situated in the heart of the Gordons Bay Village.
  • The Strand Beaches are known to be some of the best and safest. The main attraction is 5km's of white, soft sandy beach. Melkbaai Beach (Along Main Beach Strand) is ideal for swimming (lifeguards in demarcated areas), sunbathing and walking. Strand Beach is also popular for surfing, kite surfing and windsurfing and Mostert Bay (Along Main Beach Strand) near the municipal swimming pool has shallow rocks that offer many fishing opportunities.

Beach Towels

These are provided for your convenience. You may take these off the premises. Please do not use the bath towels for this purpose.

 

Car Wash

The nearest car wash is ±2kms away. Past the Gordons Bay Spar and is located on the left hand side at the BP Garage. Please note The Western Cape is experiencing severe drought and this is recycled water at the car wash.

 

Check-In/Out Time

Check-in time is at 14h00.
Check-out time is at 10h00

 

Chemist and Pharmaceutical Products

The closest chemist is at the local PICK AND PAY CENTRE.

 

Church Services

A list of service times for all denominations is available. Please ask your host for your Church service of choice.

 

Cigars and Cigarettes

Strictly no smoking is permitted in the Guest House. However, an ashtray is provided on the outdoor balcony. Please close the sliding door so as no smoke filters into the room. A service fee of R2 000-00 will be levied to clean soft furnishings should the room smell of smoke.

 

Cinema

There are eight cinemas at the Somerset Mall. Our local newspapers; The Cape Times, The Argus and The District Mail (which is printed every Thursday) have a list of all shows and times. Please note that new films come onto circuit every Friday.

 

Courier Services

These services are available from the local Post Office, Beach Road in Gordons Bay, or The Postnet Shop at the Pick 'n Pay Centre.


Dentist, Doctor and other Emergencies

Details of all emergency services and medical assistance are available from your host.


DSTV - Television

Full range of television channels including BBC, CNN, Bloomberg, Discovery as well as major Sporting channels and reality TV shows.  There is PVR (personal video recorder) to record programmes.

 

Foreign Exchange

All foreign exchange can be transacted at any of the following institutions: American Express, Master Bank, Imali Foreign Exchange, Rennies Bank and commercial banks at the Somerset Mall.

 

Gym/Fitness Centre

There is a Virgin Active Gym Club in Somerset West just off the N2 direction Cape Town. This is approximately 10kms from Gordons Bay.


Golf Courses

  • Erinvale Golf Course is situated in Somerset West and is a Gary Player signature golf estate.
  • Strand Golf club
  • Somerset West Golf Club
  • De Zalse
    Situated on the R44 between Somerset West and Stellenbosch.
  • Pearl Valley
    This golf estate is situated between Franschoek and Paarl, direction N1 Paarl. This golf course is a Jack Nicklaus signature course.
  • Arabella Country Estate Golf Course
    situated in Kleinmond direction Hermanus, one can take the scenic route from Gordons Bay on Clarence Drive or alternatively a quicker route on the N2 highway.


Hair Dryers

The Blue Marine is equipped with hair dryers so there's no need for you to pack one when visiting us.

 

Housekeeping

For stays of 7 days or more, your apartment is serviced with a change of linen. Fresh change of bath towels are supplied as per check-in.

 

Keys

All guests are provided with their own set of keys to the apartments. Kindly return your key prior to departure.

 

Internet

WI FI has been installed for your convenience.

 

Laundry

All apartments have a washing machine, clothes rack, ironing board and iron. Please make use of the clothes rack to hang washing.

 

Maps

Maps and brochures and places of interest can be found on the information table on the landing.

 

Parking

Undercover automated lock up garage facility ensures safety of your vehicle while staying at The Blue Marine.

 

Postal Services

Our local Post Office is situated in the Gordons Bay Main Road Village opposite The Spur Steakhouse. Opening hours are:

Weekdays from 8h00 – 17h30,
Wednesday 08h30 – 17h30
Saturday 08h00 – 13h00.

 

Restaurants

Don't feel like cooking tonight ... why not try our local restaurants?


RECOMMENDED RESTAURANTS IN GORDONS BAY

  • The Tavern – in the Gordons Bay Harbour (very casual pub like atmosphere) – great vibe.
  • Tallas – in Beach Road just before the Post Office (this is an informal restaurant with a mixed menu).
  • The Spur family steakhouse – opposite the Post Office.
  • Al Forno Italian Restaurant – (smart/casual restaurant, mixed menu) pavement style cafe

 

Safety Deposit Box/Valuables

A digital safety deposit box is located in the wardrobe of your bedroom. Instructions for its use are displayed on the wardrobe door. Should you need to over-ride the code, keys are available from your host.

Kindly place all your valuables into the personal safe provided in your room. The Blue Marine cannot accept responsibility for any missing items.

 

Television

Please do not adjust your television set as this has already been programmed. A service call out fee will be charged should the channels and PVR be changed.

 

Water

The tap water is safe to drink. Please be mindful to conserve water where possible as we are experiencing a severe drought in the Western Cape.

 

Weather

  • Forecasts: 082 233 9900
  • Tides, sunrise, sunset: 021 231 1649
  • Table Mountain Weather: 021 424 8181 Option 3
  • Robben Island Crossing: 021 419 1300 then ask for Information

Don't Miss Out On

  • Arts & Crafts
  • Beaches
  • Coffee Shops
  • Craft Markets
  • Curio Shops
  • Fishing Charters
  • Golf 
  • Hiking
  • Horse Riding
  • Nature Reserves
  • Restaurants
  • Sunset Cruises
  • Whale Watching
  • Wine Tasting & Tours

Thanks again – Amazing!!!


Motumi and Makoma