Unwind, relax and experience West Coast tranquillity at JubelnJuig Self-Catering in Dwarskersbos

JubelnJuig Self-Catering

The quiet fishing village of Dwarskersbos is known for its slow-paced lifestyle, stunning sunsets, fresh air and open beaches – the ideal relaxed family or romantic escape. At JubelnJuig Self-Catering, you will learn why this is a loved West Coast holiday destination.

Dwarskersbos – is a small village 13km from Velddrif on the way to Elands Bay, a popular surfers beach. It is situated between St Helena Bay and Elands Bay and in good weather, the swell of the waves is not high with no currents – very similar to a bay.

Since its inception in this town in 2011, JubelnJuig, has grown to become a popular self-catering accommodation, offering a peaceful and private surround to holidaymakers who use it as base for day trips in and around the coast. It also serves as home away from home with its warm and homely furnishings and one can be at peace for longer stays.

Families from the city will find it a source of many fond memories for years to come.

“JubelnJuig still offers a very good deal to guests who are interested in tranquillity and only want to chill,” explains the owner, Mariette, who also happens to be a talented artist. See some of her work here.  

“My self-catering unit is an extension of my home and exudes the love I have for people and sharing with them, some of what I am privileged to regard as my own.  “Sharing God given peace is a privilege and a pleasure. Here I offer you peace and quiet – a simplistic lifestyle. Come and find your feet.  Wherever we find ourselves, there is a reason for your being there.

“Come and recharge your batteries – take a breather, before you continue on your way.”

Many of their previous guests had many wonderful things to say about the house, the facilities, the location as well as the excellent hospitality they received from the owner.

Accommodation at JubelnJuig Self-Catering

JubelnJuig is well-appointed for comfortable self-catering stays. This spacious apartment is located within 200m from the Dwarskersbos beach. 

The unit features a bedroom with an en-suite bathroom with bath, shower, and towels, a comfy King-size bed as well as built-in cupboards. Inside the unit, you will also find two, large couches which convert into two sleepers of 117cm wide each, to accommodate extra guests. Bear in mind that this is a one-bedroomed unit. It easily accommodates four adults and is tailor made for families or best friends, since the bathroom will be shared.

For your convenience, the kitchen is fully-equipped with all the cutlery and crockery you might need as well as cleaning materials.

If you are not venturing out, the spacious open-plan dining, and seating areas have everything you might need to keep you relaxed. The open-plan area opens onto a large patio.

Make your online booking HERE.

Facilities at JubelnJuig Self-Catering

Standard unit amenities include an overhead fan, electric blankets on the king-size bed; hot water bottles; a large under-roof patio with braai and canvas protection against the weather as well as a TV with DStv and a DVD player; heater; coffee/tea station and all kitchen amenities you can think of. It is standard issue to make available Ceylon tea, rooibos tea, Jacobs Coffee, sugar and a litre of milk.

Parking is available right at your front door.

Activities at JubelnJuig Self-Catering

From your base at JubelnJuig Self-Catering Accommodation, you can enjoy the many natural activities offered in the area. The beach offers kilometres of jogging/walking opportunities; relaxed strolls through the quiet streets in Dwarskersbos; go swimming, angling, cycling; and enjoy water sports or simply read a book on the patio. The sunsets are a sight to behold! 

JubelnJuig does not overlook the sea, but the sound of the waves breaking onto the shore is audible 24/7, especially when the North-West wind entertains you with a cool breeze and majestic sounds of the sea.

Whales occasionally visit the quiet waters of Dwarskersbos. Watching from the benches on the periphery of the beach is where you can catch sight of the well-known Cormorants and Gulls while following schools of sardines or mullet, and sometimes dolphins. Bird watching in and around Dwarskersbos could gift you with a rare sighting. 

About 40km away on the way to the West Coast National Park (renowned for its flowers) you will find the Fossil Park. Here they have tours for Birders as well as the Paleontological history of the West Coast. Something not to be missed and it caters for all ages.

Reviews from previous JubelnJuig Self-Catering guests

“Jubel n Juig is a comfortably furnished, fully s/c kitted out cottagelet. There is a lovely stoep with a built-in braai and it can be enclosed with blinds in winter. It is across the road from Kersbosstrands beautiful and safe beach. It is the perfect weekend getaway for couples,” wrote Sallie McDonald on their Facebook page.

Diane Blaine Penderis added; “Wonderful friendly host, welcomed me with a hug, chocolates on the pillow, rusks and coffee and tea, and all amenities. The smartest shower, very clean.”

“Very satisfying. Everything needed is available plus T.V. channels. Braai area and stoep to relax and enjoy the peace and serenity of Dwarskersbos. The beach is an easy walk from Jubel and Juig. The owner has made our time there enjoyable by taking extra care that we have everything we need,” also wrote Susan van der Merwe.

JubelnJuig Self-Catering is located at 4 Pikkewyn Close, Kersbos Strand, Dwarskersbos. Here is their location on Google Maps. For bookings, call +27 82 829 6372; email infojubelnjuig@gmail.com or visit them online at www.jubelnjuig.co.za.

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