"My family loves Hermanus (we call it our second home) and Kure Kure offers market related self-catering rates, with 3min walk to the beach and 7min into Town. Bliss..."
"we enjoyed our stay, everything was perfect"
"We loved the privacy. The kids thoroughly enjoy themselves with the toys provided and the garden. It is a child friendly establishment and I will surely stay there "
"Our family of 4 enjoyed the stay at Kure Kure very much
The little flat has all it needs to have to make the stay comfortable! Short walk to the beach was a bonus too"
"Excellent we like it most. Welcome was great. Manager hospitality is amiable. We love to stay there again
"Lovely, clean accommodation in a great location. Well equipped with friendly,helpful staff.
Thanks for a comfortable stay--was too short though!!
Wifi an added bonus!
"Kure Kure is compactand comfortable with every need catered for very simply.Situated in Sand Baai,close tothe beach and lovely coastalwalkway to Onrus and a couple of kilometres away from Hermanus, it isalso ideally situated for a fun day visiting the wineries in the beautiful Hemel-en-Aarde valley...."more
"Thank you very nice stay. Quiet, comfortable and relaxed."
"We received a very warm welcome at Kure Kure. It's ideally situated close to the beach in Sandbaai. Neat and tidy and an excellent spot to stay to visit Hermanus, the Hemel-en-Aarde wine region and surrounding countryside. Lovely fresh scones - mmmm!"
"We thoroughly enjoyed the environment and open friendliness of the manager, Mupeti. Excellent value for the money, plenty of space - could hear the sea and see the mountains. Best in Sandbaai, Hermanus. "
"We really enjoyed a wonderful quiet and relaxed stay over at Kure Kure. Mupeti and his wife were very friendly and helpful, and it was really very nice and clean (and I appreciated the cleanliness!!)
I can only give them positive feedback about our stay! Mupeti also put out a bird feeder for ..."
"Friendly, affordable, clean and great for a long holiday! Very private a little home away from home! Have a great 2014."
"We want to thank Mupeti for his warm hospitality during our stay at Kure Kure. We were very happy with the 3 nights we spent in the Gannet cottage. It had everything we needed in a self catering establishment. The on-suite bathroom, kitchenette, the little stoep for those night braai's sipping the c..."more
"We had a fabulous time at Kure Kure. The place is cosy, neat, beautiful with lots of character. What an amazing, peaceful place and the reception from the manager, Mupeti is amazing. He is such a perfect host and we would like to thank Mupeti for being so friendly and thank you for your hospitality...."more
"We had an excellent stay at Kure Kure. It was very clean and comfortable and we felt welcomed as soon as we arrived.
Would gladly stay here again and would recommend to others as well. "
"Upon arrival we were delightfully welcomed with scones and sherry. The place was tidy and fully outfitted with just about everything. Never needed to ask for anything except for a specialty item I requested from Nadia which she promptly acquired for me.
I reveled in the peaceful environmen..."
"My husband and I stayed at Kure Kure over the Easter weekend. I must say, it was so relaxing and peaceful. I don't know when last I could hear my own thoughts the way I did this past weekend.
The tranquility is healing to not only the mind, but also the spirit.
Aside from the natural el..."
"We had a pleasant stay there. Place is situated well and very neat. Much more than we expected. I will definitely go again there and refer all my friends there."
"The service was excellent, we were warmly welcomed and well looked after. We had an absolutely wonderful time and had no complains. "
"We had booked both cottages and when we arrived we were warmly welcomed. We were very pleasantly surprised at how well furnished the cottages were, especially the kitchens, with everything from cork screws to dish wash liquid, and even a small gas stove in case of a power failure.
The bedrooms ..."
"The accommodation was perfect for us. We were happy with everything and it’s a nice convenient place to stay. It was reasonably priced and worth every moment of our stay."
"I had a beautiful stay. It’s a very nice place with such a great Host and it’s clean. It was enjoyable, I’ve recommended it to a few colleagues of mine and I’m definitely going back."
"This was my first time staying in the Sandbaai area and I must admit, I loved it. The hostess was very friendly. The scones that awaited us upon arrival was a nice gesture. The tranquillity and privacy that the venue offers is possibly one of the bestselling points at Kure Kure. Overall, I loved my ..."more
"I loved the tranquillity and the hostess was awesome. The cottage was beautifully equipped and well-kept. I enjoyed my stay there and I’m definitely going back."
"I loved this place, excellent getaway. Likes:
- Cookies on arrival
- Packed with everything you need
- Bottled water (enough to start off with)
- Ocean (within walking distance). Especially waking up to the waves breaking.
- Kids play area
- Town (5min away)
"My daughters and I arrived at Kure Kure to the delightful news that we had been given the main house to stay in At no extra cost. The house itself is spacious and clean with a lovely holiday, cottage feel to it with all the amenities. The garden is beautiful with many birds that flock to the feeder ..."more
"Everyone who works there are so friendly, the place is nice and I really enjoyed myself. I would like to return again soon."
"The accommodation was good. The people who works there are great and the manager Nadia was brilliant. I certainly had a perfect stay."
"My stay was absolutely amazing and always are at Kure Kure @ Van Haven. I go back often, because I love the quietness, its comfortable and well fitted. I will highly recommend it to anyone."
"Self-catering unit is neat and clean and well equipped, reception friendly, location well situated."
"My wife and I had a wonderful stay. The lady at the reception desk was welcoming and very friendly. The rooms was clean and tidy. The place is so quiet and peaceful, we had a pleasant stay."
"The place is very nice, comfortable and quiet. The service was good and the rooms was tidy. I have indeed enjoyed my stay."
"I had an awesome stay, I have nothing negative to say about the place. The service was great and the rooms was neat and tidy. I would go back for a second time any day."
"We had a very pleasant and relaxing stay. The cottage is beautiful and gives the feel of the ocean. We will definitely return. Thanks Kure staff for a wonderful place and the tranquility that comes with it."
"My daughter and I had a wonderful break at Kure Kure. Nadia and Christine had prepared the cottage beautifully; including biscuits for us and water for our dog. The cottage is well decorated with a tasteful seaside theme and the furniture is perfect. The bird feeders in the garden provided us with f..."more
"Thank you Kure Kure for the awesome 3 days.
Nadia, you have been an awesome help, with dvd's offered due to the weather conditions.
The scones being offered on our arrival, the place was neat.
On arrival, Nadia had the most inviting smile.
Thank you again Kure Kure for the..."
"We had an absolutely great time, it is really such a lovely place. It had everything that we needed, there was nothing that the house didn’t have, in all the rooms. We also liked that the house was close to the beach, we took walks down to the beach, so convenient. We had a perfect stay, thanks."
"We had a lovely long stay at Kure Kure, we received a really warm welcome from the owners and the staff was great throughout our time there, and our room was really cosy and comfortable. We had a really great time and were very happy with our stay."
"We had an awesome stay at Kure Kure. It is a really lovely quaint little place. The house is close to the beach and conveniently located nearby to a mall. The house is quite secluded which I liked a lot and we had our privacy. We had an overall great stay."
"Lovely place and friendly staff....Will visit again. Place was very need and beautiful garden."
"We had a very friendly welcome and was even surprised with nice warm scones the next morning. Very neat and clean and everything that you need is there. Thanks for a wonderful time. Will come back again."
"We had quite a nice stay. We had two rooms. The place was clean."
"Pleasant stay at Kure Kure. Mupeti is an excellent host and welcomed us with open arms. Very knowledgeable about Hermanus, a pity we only stayed for one night. He even baked us scones on the morning before we left.
Accommodation highly recommended. Very neat and clean. Suitable for fam..."
"4 people were staying for 2nights.
It was really fantastic time with kurekure.
They had prepared glass of wine and chocolate for hospitality with warm welcoming.
They have got every information in their guest booklet. That was quite helpful to us who do not know Hermanus that well.
"Initially greeted by Mr Mupeti who gave us such a friendly and warm welcoming. The stay was lovely, clean & very relaxing. Would definitely recommend this place! "
"We had a awesome time at Kure Kure it was much better than we expected it to be its relaxing and peaceful perfect place to get away from home the scones for breakfast were nice and we were welcomed by the manager and cleaner they where friendly and even gave my kid toys we already planning on going ..."more
"We had a very warm welcome. We had a lovely time and enjoyed every moment. We had breakfast outside even under the trees. We received warm and personal care from host and he was very friendly."
"The welcome was exceptional. The cottage was clean and is well kept. Beautiful garden. We had a wonderful weekend."
"We had an absolutely fantastic stay here. The place was very relaxing and we can't wait to go back again."
"It was clean and it had everything we need. Near to the beach and very quiet."
"The owner at Kure Kure was very friendly and welcoming, I didn't hesitate when I needed to know something, he would help me to the best of his ability. The rooms were very comfortable and spacious. Thank you for making my stay great."
"The welcoming event the day we arrived was amazing. Mupeti and his wife let us feel so welcome and it felt as if we know each other for years. I will promote Kure Kure @ Van Haven for others to see and hear that there is a place you can feel free and safe. May God bless Kure Kure @ van Haven and its..."more
"Lovely place and so peaceful. Perfect get away for some family time."
"Quietly located in a beautiful street in suburban of Hermanus.
All basic equipment you need is available."
"Our stay in Kure Kure was marvelous. The hospitality and caring from the manager Mupeti was beyond expectation. We feel at home. Even my kids were enjoying to be there. They want to go back there. We promise to visit that place again.
Thank you Mupeti, much appreciated"
"Very nice welcoming and friendly greet when we arrived. The place was neat and clean. Although we only stayed one night we enjoyed it thoroughly. Would recommend it to anyone and will stay there again. Thanks again for the great service."
"Great stay, Great welcome from Mbeti. Felt at home straight away.
Definitely will recommend to my friends. Will visit again."
"As regards our six day stay at Kure Kure (Seagull Cottage)from 18-23 September 2014, there were several highlights, chief amongst which was the understated but brilliant service by Mupeti. Mupeti always treated our concerns as his own and often went beyond the call of his normal duty to facilitate o..."more
"We had a very friendly reception and great service. Everything was up to standard and we enjoyed the evening we stayed very much."
"Staying at Kure Kure was great. The rooms are spotless, and well decorated. There is every appliance needed and the soft touches like complimentary chocolate and liquor, are really fantastic. I will be staying there again in the future."
"We had a comfortable stay with no problems.Enjoyed the time away.We found everything to be satisfactory."
"Such a clean and homely place.
Thanks for the special touches of sherry & nice coffee!
Our stay was awesome."
"We were warmly welcomed by our hostess and taken to our accommodation which was very clean, spacious and had everthing that one would need for a stay away from home.
The extra touches included a welcoming sherry, flowers on the bed and chocolates. The tea, coffee,sugar and fresh milk were m..."
"The little cottage exceeded our expectations. The price was low at R 500 a night and it was not just very clean, but provided exceptional extras such as flowers, filter coffee, milk, sugar, soap, chocolates etc. Very well thought out and seldom found these days."
"What a wonderful place to come and relax for a few days and explore Hermanus! Very reasonable price. Melodi welcomed us with a smile and made us feel welcome immediately. The cottage is very well appointed, with some cherry waiting to chase the cold away, the decor is very tasteful and lovely. We l..."more
"We really enjoyed our short stay. The apartment was very clean and spacious at a reasonable price, and had lots of thoughtful touches, such as coffee and fresh milk, and fresh flowers. We will certainly be back!"
"We enjoyed our stay at Vanhaven self catering. We were surprised, when Mrs. Van Der Merwe served fresh scones at the first morning."
"I do not have words to say how wonderful it was. It is a very quiet and neat place to stay - will visit them again. The personal touch of the owner was fantastic. I have never felt that important as when I arrived at here. They make you feel like a VIP.
The flowers and chocolates that they ..."
"Nice little flat to discover the area at a reasonnable price. Lovely scones in the morning before we left."
We stayed at Vanhaven Self Catering on the 3rd December 2011. Lauren was so kind as to allow us to have an early check-in. His mom checked us in, I signed for the key and we were off. When we stepped into the unit my husband and I were dumb struck. The apartment was so clean a..."
"We arrived at Van Haven, not knowing what to expect, and was blown away by the warm welcome and excellent accommodations. We had an amazing stay and the warm scones on our last day has made our trip something special. We will definitely be back soon!"
"To be treated to hot, freshly baked scones in a self catering apartment - this has never happened to us before! The apartment was beautifully decorated and clean! What a pleasant stay! "
"The reception, location, service and cleaniness is of the highest standard and made us feel at home. We will certainly revisit Vanhaven Self Catering."
"My husband and I recently found out that we would be having a baby - the surprise baby news coupled with stressful careers made us realise that a get-away was just what we needed - A LITTLE ALONE TIME BEFORE TWO BECOMES THREE ;). With the Whale festival underway, I searched for 'self-catering' apar..."more
"I would recommend Vanhaven Self Catering to my friends any time. Our stay was excellent."
"Vanhaven Self Catering was a wonderful place to stay. It was very comfortable and we were surprised with many little treats. Will definitely recommend it to others."
"I would like to commend Vanhaven Self Catering Accommodation on providing an excellent stay at their establishment, the service obtained exceeded my expectations above and beyond. It was my second visit to Vanhaven Self Catering and second time round there was still no disappointment in service deli..."more
"We had an excellent time at Vanhaven's in Sandbaai. We loved the small details - from the chocolates next to our beds to the welcoming sherry. As we were wondering what we shall have for breakfast, a basket of freshly baked scones was delivered to our door. We really felt spoilt!"
"Very neat and clean. Good value for money. All that you need, friendly hostess and the scones on Sunday blew us away. Thank you."
"My husband and I wanted to get away from our crazy, busy work schedules and just kick back and relax somewhere not too far from Cape Town. We both wanted to go to Hermanus but were not sure where we wanted to stay. I happened to come across Vanhaven self catering while looking at places to stay in H..."more
"We have experience the most wonderful relaxing weekend at Vanhaven Self Catering. I have done my research about accommodation in Hermanus/Sandbaai and I was so, so glad we decided on Vanhaven. It's very beautiful outside and the grass was so nice and green it felt even better underneath your feet t..."more
"It sometimes happens that an advert, through a photograph or words, creates an impression of a place that, upon actual inspection can leave one with a disappointed feeling. Not so at Vanhaven Self Catering. On arrival, the greeting was welcoming, the service quick and the facilities - tasteful & tho..."more
"It’s the cleanest, secureliest, neatest, friendliest holiday place in South Africa were we ever stayed. I would prefer it where ever I’m go to people who wanted to go on holiday or for a weekend rest. The scons were always fresh and still warm when it came to the door while we just stood up in the m..."more
"Van Haven is a very peaceful and quite setting. Just the perfect place to go and relax and have a quiet time. The personal touches to the cottage makes it even more special and the service is excellent. The scones and muffins is something to look forward to. Thank you very much Melodi for making us ..."more
"Very comfortable & convenient cottage in a quiet garden setting. We were extremely well looked after by the most generous of hosts."
"Vanhaven is the best choice we could make to stay over for a night. The warm welcome and friendly greeting on arrival warmed us up, just to find that the cottage itself was perfectly suited in every way!
The freshly baked scones, made and brought to us by surprise in the morning, made the s..."
"The rooms were great. The breakfast scones were the cherry on top"
"Very nice and clean. Very friendly and helpful people. Awesome homemade hot scones for breakfast! "
"Very nice room in a separate little house in the garden, with sitting opportunity on a terrace. It has a very homely and individually decorated living, bed and bathroom. We felt very much at home and would have preferred to stay longer if possible, we might come back again."
"We had a very relaxing time at Vanhaven Self Catering! It was the perfect getaway to recharge our batteries. The hosts were very friendly and provided us with delicious free muffins. It was a home away from home - very neat and tidy. We can't wait to go again!"
"The accomodation was very neat and cosy. The special attention given with the little gifts was much appreciated. Will recommend others to stay there. "
"Staying at Vanhaven has left us with a great impression to return for another much longer relaxing time. The facilities and the service are outstanding. The hostess made us feel to be home by spoiling us with her courtesy. Vanhaven is one of South Africa's rare germ and a must visit in ones lifetime..."more
"The accommodation was excellent in a very peaceful setting. We had a lovely warm welcome and Melody was the most wonderful hostess. We would highly recommend Van Haven to anyone. We certainly hope to visit again. "
"Loved the prompt reply to my booking enquiry. We were warmly welcomed into this well-equipped accommodation. Lots of extra touches added to make guests feel valued. Description and photos online were an accurate representation. Excellent value for money. "
"Warm, a home away from home. You are given your space and let you make up your own mind on what to use in the house. The little incentives in the house were a cherry on top and fun to play with.
"We really enjoyed our stay at Vanhaven. It is very close to Hermanus. The accommodation is beautiful, clean and complete. We were very kindly welcomed and got some nice fresh scones for breakfast.
"We want to once again thank Melodie. We had a very enjoyable stay. The place is neat and smart, with every convenience. She is very thoughtful, providing little extras that were really great! Especially the scones! Yum! My husband and I will recommend and stay there again ourselves. "
"This was the best accommodation we have ever stayed in. I am not sure if they are Tourism rated but should get a five star rating. The facilities were comfortable, spacious, peaceful and quiet. Melanie spoiled us with chocolates, sherry, flapjacks, and scones.
We were able to go our own wa..."
"We had a very enjoyable stay at Van Haven's. The place is clean, neat and modern. Besides the extras, which included sherry, chocolates (not only two next to each bed, but a bowl with quite a couple extra), not only coffee, tea & milk, but also biscuits, we were also unexpectedly treated to fresh sc..."more
"It was a total tranquil experience, a home away from home. They received us with such warmth. I felt so comfortable and became friends with the owner. I’m definitely going to go back to VAN HAVEN. Love the place, love the place......"
"Firstly, we arrived lateish, approx. 18:00 on a Friday, from Cape Town. Our hostess greeted us with a friendly smile and our key. The apartment was a feast for the eye, with so much detail in the decor, resulting in the visitor feeling at home and away somewhere exotic at the same time! We only sta..."more
"We stayed at Vanhaven with our 4 year old daughter, who slept on the sleeper couch in the lounge/kitchen. The apartment is a little bit small for 3 people, however garden is big and we always ate breakfast on the patio outside.
Apartment was VERY clean and everything we needed was there, even fr..."
"We were very fortunate to be accommodation at the Vanhaven Self Catering Unit in Sandbaai the weekend of 27th - 30th November 2009. It is a little jewel in the midst of a lovely little coastal town. We were surprised at the unit and how well equipped it was and catered for all our needs. It was extr..."more
"Wow - what a surprise - what looked from the outside as two small little rooms proved to be the nicest self-catering chalets where we have ever stayed - and we have had many vacations! From the smallest little detail in the decorating of the bedrooms and living areas to the scones the next morning ..."more
"This was self catering with a capital L for Luxury! We enjoyed 3 lovely nights at a clean and spotless little cottage at Vanhaven. We were well provided for and we were spoilt with wonderful little touches such as beautiful freshly baked scones, little chocolates and snacks for our little girls. The..."more
"Everything was perfect. From the moment we stepped into the apartment; it felt warm and comforting. We loved all the personal touches - the chocolates, the muskadel, the flowers- it just made the place seem so homely. The warmly baked scones the Saturday was just what we needed to start our day. The..."more
"My wife and I arrived late afternoon after traveling more than 1000km. On arriving we were very friendly greeted and felt welcome from the beginning. The stay was most enjoyable and it is amazing all the special little things that were added to the room. We stay in guest houses quite frequently a..."more
"After making an enquiry over the internet, I found this website where I could book accommodation - which I proceeded to do and within minutes, received a reply back that accommodation was available. Only after booking did I sit back and think - Have I done the right thing? I don’t even know this p..."more
"Asemrowend! Ons het die plekkie as lekker warm en knus ervaar. Smaakvol gemeubileer met die pragtigste skilderye wat deur die eienaar geskilder is. Alles wat ons nodig gehad het om ons verblyf aangenaam te maak, was beskikbaar. Ons het die Dinsdagaand 'n kragonderbreking gehad en die gasvrou het..."more
"We found the owners very friendly and attentive. Everything that is needed for self catering is provided including fresh milk, coffee tea and sugar as well as braai facilities."
"Our stay was really lovely. The accommodation was quaint & cosy and had all the necessary amenities available. It was really peaceful & relaxing. Lovely place to stay and relax to a glass of wine or to use as a base to explore the beautiful serene surrounds of Sandbaai & Hermanus etc.
"The cottage was absolutely clean. It really felt very homely and comfortable. We went for a relaxing week-end and that is exactly what we had. It has all that was necessary. We really enjoyed our stay and plan on coming back."
"The place is so clean, good atmosphere, well organised. When you get there, all is there and ready for you to use. We have been to other establishments all over South Africa but we found VanHaven excellent and the price for the unit per night was very good. We are even planning to go there again ne..."more
"I loved the place! The hosts were fantastic and all the little extra's was a bonus."
"It is situated in a quiet, nice suburban. Friendly people. The unit decorated in a beach style decor. Very clean, homely, quiet, pretty with lots of extras and complimentary sweets and eats to spoil. Everything was provided and you don't have to bring anything. Everything you need has been thou..."more
"BAIE DANKIE vir 'n heerlike tydjie by julle. Ons het heerlik gebly. Baie dankie vir jul vriendelikheid, gasvryheid en heerlike bederf ! Ons sal weer by jul inloer en ander ook verwys.
Thank you very much for a lovely time. We really enjoyed our stay. ..."
"I was able to find accommodation at Vanhaven for one night with very short notice and at a good price. It is a beautiful establishment with lovely soft touches and a cosy feel. The hostess is very friendly and made us feel at home. It is definitely worth the cost."
"Van Haven is a nice and cosy place in an quiet residential area, with very warm and personal care by the hostess."
"Response time to accommodation request & queries thereafter was excellent - I had been unsuccessful in finding accommodation in Hermanus either because most places were booked or because they do not encourage "one nighters" over week-ends so just before giving up completely I decided to try Sandbaai..."more
"Vanhaven Self Catering is a comfortable place to stay, with all the facilities you need. It's was pleasant to sit on the terrace and use the braai facilities.
Vanhaven is relatively far away from the centre of Hermanus, this might be a problem for some."
"Very enjoyable stay. Outstanding value for money. Great hosts & personal touches. The accommodation was very neat and fully equipped for comfort."
"Dear Rooms for Africa,
We had such a warm welcome. The stay was so much more than we could have imagined. The rooms were perfectly positioned with everything that you needed. There was attention to detail. It was indeed cosy giving you the outdoor feel. I would indeed recommend Vanhaven Self Cat..."
"Prior to my arrival I received a call which I unfortunately missed, to find out what time I'd be arriving and whether I needed further directions to the establishment. This was a really good personal touch, which we found lots of during the stay; little chocolates, complimentary home made raisin bre..."more
"We felt very welcome - hostess very friendly and professional - champagne in the fridge for us and a chocolates added a personal little touch (to our anniversary) and delicious freshly baked scones on the Sunday morning was a real treat. The unit was spotless and tastefully decorated - we had every..."more