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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We were stunned by the view from the room when we arrived, literally on the beach! We could watch the sea from our bed and cross the balcony from the patio doors to then walk down onto the beach. So beautiful. The room and facilities were flawless and staying there felt like a real treat. Breakfast was delicious, and Ted...

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TedOnTheBeach, Front Office Manager at On the Beach Wilderness, responded to this review

Dear Chloe What a pleasure to have you stayed at our beautiful hotel. Thank you for choosing us and rating our hotel so high among all other hotels. We enjoyed your presence in our establishment. Thank you for all the nice words about our staff and the beautiful hotel. We realy appreciate your recommendations to other travellers, family and friends....

Mpumalanga, South Africa
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Beautiful 5 star accommodation right next to the beach, comfortable bed, beautiful and modern finishings and amenities, great hospitality from Ted, nice breakfast (would be much nicer if it was a buffet), would definitely come back if around Wilderness.

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TedOnTheBeach, Front Office Manager at On the Beach Wilderness, responded to this review

Dear Siboniso Thank you choosing ON THE BEACH to be your accommodation in wilderness. Thank you for the review and the recommendations. We can't wait to see you again at our 5***** Property. Best wishes Ted.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Exquisite sea views, immaculate room, friendly service, lovely breakfast on the deck, what more could you ask for, for the perfect breakaway. We will definitely be back and recommend On the Beach to others.

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TedOnTheBeach, Front Office Manager at On the Beach Wilderness, responded to this review

Dear Christinee665 Thank you for the wonderful review and for staying with us. We appreciate your nice words about our beautiful hotel and the staff. Thank you for the recommendations to other travellers, family and friends. We are also looking forward to giving you another 5***** experience when you visit us again. Until then have a wonderful time. Best Wishes...

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This is definately one of the more beautiful accomodations along the garden route. We had the top right room with an awesome view of the beach. The rooms are very spacious and the hotel has direct access to the beach. Excellent breakfast and friendly staff. Would definately come again!!

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TedOnTheBeach, Front Office Manager at On the Beach Wilderness, responded to this review

Dear Jet Jelly Thank you for rating our beautiful hotel so high among all the other hotels in garden route. We really appreciate your feedback about your experience with us. Thank you for all the praises and recommendations to family and friends. We cant wait to accommodate you again in the near future. Until then have a blessed time. Best...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 24 September 2016

My wife and I stayed over on our way back to Hermanus. The location, welcome from Ted and the balcony sea view were all that we could hope for. The whole experience was something we will repeat in future - we have no hesitation in recommending "On the Beach" for that special experience or just to stay for a few...

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TedOnTheBeach, Front Office Manager at On the Beach Wilderness, responded to this review

Dear Andre Thank you for such a wonderful review, and for staying with us. I am so delighted that you had a stunning experience staying with us. We really enjoyed and loved catering for you as you were also so nice and accommodative. Thank you for the recommendations to family and friends. We are very sure to meet you again...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

On-the-beach is stunning! The view is breathtaking and you are a close to the ocean as you can be. The staff is professional, friendly, welcoming and helpful. The room is spacious and beautifully decorated. Nice touches include the big screen tv, fresh milk in the barfridge, bath salt in the bathroom, fudge next to the bed at bedtime. Breakfast was...

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TedOnTheBeach, Front Office Manager at On the Beach Wilderness, responded to this review

Dear Annemarie Fourie Wow!! 'THE OASIS!!" I am so glad that you found our Hotel the 'OASIS'. And that you will definitely come back. We cant wait to accommodate you again as we loved and enjoyed catering for you. Thank you for all the wonderful praises about our beautiful hotel. Until next time, take care and be blessed. Best wishes...

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We had a wonderful , relaxing stay . Our room was delightful with the most comfortable bed one could dream of . The balcony outside our bedroom was a great place to just sit and watch the ocean. There were a number of delightful touches throughout the bedroom / bathroom areas . Ted was a star at all times and...

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TedOnTheBeach, Front Office Manager at On the Beach Wilderness, responded to this review

Dear Paul M What a pleasure!! to have you at On The Beach. Thank you for choosing us out of all the hotel in garden route. It was really nice to have you here. I am glad that you also loved and enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for all the praises and the recommendations to other traveller. We...

Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic place for the first two nights of our honeymoon! Ted and Rhoda were lovely and extremely accommodating! We had a fabulous room with a stunning view of the sea and lovely little touches from the complimentary bottle of Chardonnay to the homemade fudge and rusks to enjoy with coffee. Breakfast was also great especially served on the...

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TedOnTheBeach, Front Office Manager at On the Beach Wilderness, responded to this review

Dear Louise It was such a pleasure to have you here. And thank you for booking and staying with us. We really loved and enjoyed catering for you. I am so glad that you loved our beautiful hotel and that you find the staff extremely accommodating. Yes we do take pride in catering to our guests needs the best way...

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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Breathtaking views of the beach at sunrise right from your room! Magnificent! Breakfast on the deck and easy walks along the beach if you chose. Excellent large sized rooms with great extras- gowns, slippers, bathroom amenities. Staff were warm and helpful.

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TedOnTheBeach, Front Office Manager at On the Beach Wilderness, responded to this review

Dear Renellerampersad Thank you for booking and staying with us at On The Beach. I am happy that you you loved our beautiful hotel and that you loved walking along the beach. Thank you for all the recommendations to family and friends. Best Wishes Ted

Mechelen, Belgium
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We only were here for one night but the views over the ocean were stunning. In the morning we spotted several dolphins. The rooms are very nice and spacious. The bathroom is huge. Breakfast over the ocean is also a plus.

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TedOnTheBeach, Front Office Manager at On the Beach Wilderness, responded to this review

Dear Ndeblende You should have stayed longer!! The way we loved catering for you. It was so nice to have you here. We hope your next visit is around the corner. Please feel free to look for some special on our website for longer stays and give us a call. Until then have a wonderful time with your family. Best...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On the Beach Wilderness boasts the best beachfront location in Wilderness. Just a few steps down from the sun deck, your feet will be in the soft yellow sands of the beach. Our accommodation offers 7 luxurious hotel suites, 6 with stunning views of the Indian Ocean surf and beach. On the Beach is uniquely located directly on the beachfront; our boutique guest house is a newly built getaway with every modern convenience meeting the highest 5 star international standards. Enjoy our 6 spacious south-facing suites, each fully equipped with 5-star amenities throughout and offering a priceless view of the Indian Ocean. There is one North facing room overlooking the lush hills behind the village and ideal to catch the warm winter sun. Wilderness is a small town on the South Coast of South Africa nestled between the Outeniqua Mountains and the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. It is the ideal place from which to explore the world-famous Garden Route. Wilderness is situated 15km from George, 30km from George Airport and 40 km from Knysna. This little beach town is a must stay destination when visiting the Garden Route. (view map) The balmy weather creates an all year round outdoor lifestyle that draws visitors to the beaches, lagoons and forests. You can enjoy the beautiful long white sandy beach and plenty of outdoor activities such as canoeing, hiking, surfing, mountain biking, paragliding and lots of peace and quiet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about On the Beach Wilderness

Address: 67 Sands Road, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Wilderness
Price Range: R1 297 - R3 905 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — On the Beach Wilderness 5*
Number of rooms: 7
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