Aire del Mar Guesthouse

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The Aire del Mar guesthouse is a well managed, boutique style guest house in Kleinbaai and ideally located to access the shark diving of Gansbaai.

This resort is combined with the Grand Daddy Hotel in Cape Town, to give you a three night itinerary of action and adventure !

The guest house has five spacious bedroom, three self catering studios and a self catering family apartment, ideal for small groups. The dive centre is just a short walk away in Kleinbaai Harbour and kayaking, bird watching, 4 x 4 driving, golf and wine tasting are just some of the other adventures available from this area.

The guesthouse also has a fully licensed bar, laundry service, internet and fax facilities.

Your Accommodation Options

Luxury Double Room

The guest house has twin and double rooms all en-suite bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities, satellite TV, hairdryer, air-conditioning and a safe.

Two of their rooms have king sized beds, two have twin beds and one has a standard double bed.

Self Catering Studios

There are three self catering studios with a sea view. Two of the rooms have double beds and one has twin beds. Each studio is well equipped with a fridge/freezer and microwave oven.

If required, two studios can be connected to accommodate a family or small group.

Family Apartment

There is a self catering apartment at the back of the guest house that is ideal for two adults and two or three children, or a small group of friends. It does not have a sea view.
The apartment consists of one room with a double bed and a TV room with a double bunk and a single bed. Both these rooms have en-suite bathrooms.

There is a small kitchen with fridge/freezer, microwave and two plate stove. Next to the apartment is a lawn and BBQ area.

Restaurants & Bars

The Aire del Mar guest house serves a delicious breakfast before you head off on your adventures. They do not provide other meals but there are some lovely little local restaurants nearby offering a variety of cuisines and local food.


In addition to the featured activities shown on the below sample itinerary, there are many more options available to keep you occupied in Gansbaai.

A round of golf, whale watching tours, hiking, bird watching and kayaking are amongst the choices offered from the Aire del Mar.


The Great White Experience is operated from comfortable boats with upper deck viewing platforms, on-board toilets and plenty of refreshments. These come equipped with a cage suspended from the side where you view the underwater action.

The water is cold and 7mm two piece wetsuits are supplied. All you need to take are your dive boots, gloves and mask. This experience is all about breath holding so snorkels are recommended for under water photographers! Waterproof jackets are supplied for the journey to ‘Shark Alley’.

Travel Information

To enjoy Cape Town and the Great Whites of Gansbaai you will need to fly to Cape Town in South Africa. We can arrange flights with a variety of airlines including South African Airways and Emirates Airlines at very competitive fares.

The city of Cape Town is half an hour transfer from the airport and Gansbaai is a 2 hour transfer from Cape Town.

Sample Itinerary

Day 1

Morning arrival into Cape Town.

Transfer to the Aire del Mar in Gansbaai for 1 night.

Day 2

Cage diving with the Great Whites and a visit to see the Penguins of Boulders Beach.

Transfer to the Grand Daddy Hotel in Cape Town for 2 Nights.

Day 3

Diving with the Seal Colonies.

Overnight at the Grand Daddy Hotel in Cape Town

Day 4

Transfer to Cape Town Airport for your onward journey.

Guide Prices

1 night Aire del Mar & 2 nights Grand Daddy Hotel from £765 per person.

Price excludes international flights to South Africa from the UK.

This add on tour includes transfers, 1 nights accommodation at the Aire Del Mar in Gansbaai and 2 nights at the Grand Daddy Hotel in Cape Town staying in a twin/double room, on a Bed and Breakfast meal plan, 1 seal dive with tanks/weights and 1 Cage Dive with full equipment, all local taxes and services.

South Africa is an ideal destination for a two centre holiday. Please ask our experienced sales team for recommendations and prices for your ideal point of departure



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