A beach villa in winter? Yes, please! All of us understand that when the call to relax and recharge your batteries hits, it knows no season, making your next getaway trip to the seaside all the more precious.
While Hermanus may be where all the millionaires flock to, Yzerfontein on the West Coast is certainly where all the locals are headed. With tranquillity at your doorstep, white-sandy beaches and the mysterious blue ocean as your view, it’s not difficult to see why this sleepy seaside town has become a favourite for locals looking to escape the humdrum of city life.
The Olive Tree Villa may not be on everyone’s bucket list, but it should be. This glorious two-bedroom villa overlooks the ocean and is nestled on a quiet strip of Yzerfontein beachfront and offers modern beachfront luxury that’s perfect for discerning travellers.
If braving the icy waters of the Atlantic Ocean doesn’t sound appealing, why not take a dip in the property’s heated swimming pool? The villa also features a garden and braai facilities for guests tempted to bask in the luxury of this villa. The entire space is an elegant love letter to modern architecture, and you may find yourself mesmerised for hours by the symmetry that this property provides.
If you can manage to pull yourself away, The Olive Tree is located roughly two kilometres from Dassen Island Reserve – South Africa’s second largest island which is home to a large population of African Penguins and spooky shipwrecks. Nature walks and bicycle rentals are just a few other fun activities guests can get up to when booking a stay.
Other features include private beach access, a chic entertainment area and combustion fireplaces for each suite. There’s no question that the Olive Tree Villa is a fiery accommodation gem that will help warm your weary bones this winter!
Take a closer look inside:
Picture: The Olive Tree Villa