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About Rooisee Beach Cottage

About Rooisee Beach Cottage

Rooisee offers a private beach stay right next to the magnificant 16 Mile Beach in Yzerfontein. This unique property is located directly adjacent to the beach, as well as a short stroll along the 16 Mile beach to the main swimming beach of the little town of Yzerfontein, also having the Yzie bird paradise directly behind the cottage on the breathtaking pink salt pans. You will find the cottage at the end of the farm lane cull-de-sac which also leads directly to the border of the the magnificant warm bathing water of the West Coast National Park. This location gives our visitors the best of all

Beach: Rooisee is a historic cottage located right on the Mile16 protected beach. 360 degree views from the deck on the beach dune for exclusive use of our guests. The beach is ideal for wave and wind sport, hiking, games, horse riding and MTB treks.

Wedding Venues: Rooisee is located just 200m from The Strandkombuis beach wedding venue. Wedding parties welcome. We offer added privacy, luxury and self-catering facilities for Strandkombuis wedding guests.

Family friendly: Beach decks offer parents easy supervision of pets and toddlers on the beach. We provide beach toys for tweens and toddlers. We offer a family room arrangements. Toddler cot available on request. Children 2 and under stay free.

Romantic: What is more romantic than a nostalgic white-washed beach cottage - right on the beach? Enjoy sunset, sun-rise all from the privacy of your own private beach dune...

Covid Safety Approved: We implemented an industry recommended cleaning protocol for our guests and our staff safety. We observe lower occupancy of 2-5 days between between bookings whenever possible.

 Sleeps 8
Check-in: 14:00
Check-out: 10:00
Reviews: 3 reviews
 Minimum stay: 2 Days

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Important Information

By accepting this booking, our guests agree to the following terms and conditions of stay.
Our Hostess and the owners reserve the right to discontinue this stay at any point during the stay, without a refund, should there be any disregard of these regulations. No warnings required - strictly by discretion of the hostess/owners.

1. ACCESS to the BEACH is via the private beach dune adjacent to the cottage - any storm activity may from time to time affect the face of the dune and subsequently the safety/viability/ease of direct access to the beach from the cottage. All guests stay at their OWN RISK and Rooisee's owners are not liable for any costs associated with any loss or damage or injury of any nature as a direct result of your stay.

2. The industry prescribed COVID-19 cleaning protocols has been followed as best possible for your and our safety. Strictly no guests with symptoms are allowed on the premise.

3. Rooisee is PET FRIENDLY - all pet stays are subject to prior requests and approval. A once-off pet hospitality fee (per pet) is payable cash on arrival. The cottage is not fenced to preserve the location ambiance - however a 3x8m enclosed yard is available to secure pets whenever needed. No free roaming pets are allowed due to the fact that Rooisee is located in a protected nature area.

4. A discretionary R500 BREAKAGE deposit may be charged cash on arrival. This fee is mandatory for all stays longer than 2 days.

5. We offer optional HOUSEKEEPING services - available on request - to be booked with your Host on arrival. No laundry services for guests staying less than 7 days.

6. Cape West Coast is a drought stricken area - all our guests are to respect the water saving arrangements at the cottage.

7. The beach dune is eco-sensitive and private property of Rooisee. Strictly NO roaming allowed on the dune - please stay on the wooden pathways, deck and beach ladder. Strictly NO beach fires.

8. All quotes specify the number of guests allowed for each booking. STRICTLY no sleepovers or parties or events without prior arrangement.

9. Rooisee has no TV - by choice - so bring a tablet or laptop for entertainment.
We offer WIFI and excellent internet reception.

10. Open-air Parking available for up to 2 vehicles with/without trailers.

Thank you in advance for your co-operation in this regard!
Rooisee Management


Guest Reviews

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piet maritz
April 2018
The visit to RooiSee was the most relaxing and enjoyable stay we had in a long time. Friendly and efficient service from the time I made the booking up until the time we reluctantly had to leave. A big enjoyable experience is the view from and just relaxing on the top of the deck watching the activity on the beach and just to sit and watch the sea. The owners went out of their way to make our... Read more
deirdre byrne, south africa
September 2016
Rooisee is a sweet little cottage just on the north edge of Yzerfontein. It actually sits right next to the town, but due to right-of-way issues, you have to drive around the edge of town to reach it. Pros: It is relatively spacious, has 3 BR and 3 bath and is nicely appointed. The kitchen is very well-equipped and convenient. It is a short walk into town. It is relatively private, and due to... Read more
kim fischer, south africa
August 2015
We spent a wonderful 3 days at Rooisee. The beach access just over the dune was something very special.... we sat on the bench at the top of the dune and enjoyed our morning coffee watching the waves.  A lot of care has gone into decorating the cottage.Thanks for a lovely weekend


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Beach
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Hiking
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic
  • Bathroom
  • Express check in
  • Express check out
  • Fridge
  • Iron and board
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • House Keeping
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Patio
  • Shower
  • Shuttle service
  • Surf
  • Covid Safety Approved
  • Kids Stay Free

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Dutch
  • Afrikaans
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Rooisee Beach Cottage location

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Rooisee Beach Cottage is 1.8km from the centre of Yzerfontein , the nearest airport 85.6km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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