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Why the $elect Stays initiative?

  1. Encourage and boost local tourism through making holidays more affordable.
    This is achieved by offering locals a 15% saving. The same 15% that would have left our shores had it been paid as commission to an International Booking site.
  2. Reduce the dependancy on large International Booking sites.
    This is achieved by building up a loyal following of verified users who we will market to on an exclusive and regular basis to maximise the opportunity.
  3. Ensure more money stays within local tourism to benefit us all.
    It is no secret that the large International Booking sites pay no or very little tax to South Africa or Namibia. By taking back a little more control we boost our own economy, and in particular, our local tourism. This is good for us all.
    Read this article on how the Australian holiday accommodation sector is suffering in the same way.
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International Booking companies are hijacking local tourism. This they do through imposing heavy commissions of 15% or more. This commission does not find it's way into our economy. It leaves our shores - never to be seen again. So, we have partnered with properties that are as passionate as we are about growing our local tourism. It starts with keeping as much of our tourism money in South Africa!

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J'aime la Mer Self Catering Accommodation In Paternoster

J’aime la Mer (I Love the Sea), offers up to 4 guests the opportunity to stay right on the beach in the beautiful fisherman's village of Paternoster. Only fifteen meters from the high-water mark, this ideally situated free standing self-catering cottage offers the best views of endless beaches. From here one can explore, delight in breathtaking sunsets or hike to nearby Tieties Bay and the Cape Columbine Lighthouse, built in 1936 - the last manned lighthouse to be built in South Africa.

During August the landscape bursts into colour when it's flower time on the West Coast. Whales and dolphins are a common sight in the pristine waters of the Atlantic ocean.

If you don't fancy the idea of preparing your own food, there are numerous well known restaurants in Paternoster that cater for every need.

J'aime la Mer consists of the following:

  • 2 bedrooms.
  • Main bedroom is furnished with queen bed, shower and toilet.
  • Second bedroom: 2 single beds.
  • Bathroom with shower and toilet.
  • Bath- and hand towels provided for every guest.
  • White 100% cotton linen. Extra blankets for chilly nights.
  • Small safe.
  • Open plan living & kitchen area. Gas hob, electrical oven, microwave, fridge, kettle, toaster. Inside braai / fireplace.
  • Panel heater for winter, fan for summer.
  • Full DSTV in living area.
  • Braai/barbeque on the patio, almost on the beach. Patio can be closed with huge stacking doors.
  • Parking on the premises.
  • Unfortunately no card facilities. No smoking inside the house. No day visitors. No dogs allowed

 


Features:
beach (absolutely on the beach)
braai / barbecue - onsite
canoeing (less than 5km)
car hire (less than 20km)
DSTV in room
fireplace
fishing (less than 3km)
kitchen (fully equipped)
laundry facilities (less than 2km)
lock-up safe
microwave in unit
nature trail (less than 2km)
parking all onsite
private entrance
restaurant (less than 5km)
whale watching onsite

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RATES 2019
 
Total Tariff Per Night
2 people sharing: R1500
3 people: R1800
4 people: R2100
 
High Season
28-02-2019 - 03-03-2019
05 December 2019 - 12 January 2020
R2700 for the cottage (max 4 people)
 
Long Weekends 2019
R2100
 
  • Minimum stay may be required over weekends and long weekends and school holidays

  • Rates for the cottage and not per person may apply.

Rates are subject to change without prior notice.