Cape Town International Airport
Abalone House & Spa is a luxurious five-star offering that effortlessly blends old world elegance with eclectic decadence in the quaint seaside village of Paternoster on the Cape West Coast.
Situated just 160 km’s north of Cape Town, Paternoster offers its own distinctive beauty with its unspoilt shimmering white beaches, rocky outcrops and the turquoise waters of the Atlantic and indigenous fynbos.
The outside areas of Abalone have their own seaside appeal reminiscent of the Greek Isles featuring wooden walkways and decking, comfortable wicker furniture, umbrellas and potted plans. There is a jacuzzi on the rooftop deck for added luxury with unhindered views of the beaches of Paternoster it is the perfect spot to enjoy sundowners or a midnight dip. A charming garden courtyard complete with antique birdcages, wind chimes and a pond all surrounding the stunning swimming pool. Relax on the deck on sunny afternoons whilst taking in views of the sea. The fishing village and more than seven kilometres of pristine white beaches are just a stroll away.
Each of the ground floor suites have direct access to the elegant pool set in the courtyard. There are an array of different room types of guests to choose from which are all comfortable and superbly appointed. Experience the unsurpassed attention to detail in the many thoughtful touches from extra-length beds, deluxe pillows, fluffy mohair blankets and underfloor heating.
The 5 Standard Superior rooms are situated on the ground floor and first floor. These rooms do not offer sea views.
There are 4 Luxury Superior Rooms which are also found on the first floor and ground floor and feature private balconies or garden patios with limited sea views.
The Superior Sea View Suite is situated on the first floor and has a private patio with stunning views of the ocean.
Other features in the rooms include an en-suite bathroom with shower, bath and under tile heating as well as heated towel rails. A fully stocked bar fridge and top of the range Italian coffee machine. Abalone House no longer offers DSTV in the rooms however the flat-screen TV features Netflix and Showmax. There is also an iPod docking station, CD and DVD player which make lazing around in the privacy of your own suite a complete pleasure.
Elegant simplicity is also found in the new Spa at Abalone House, which offers four calm treatment rooms – one customized for couples. The Spa, which reopened on 14 September 2018 following a stylish revamp, present guests of the boutique hotel with a new environment that continues the eclectic charm of Abalone House. Now boasting Africology products and an enticing menu of face and body treatments, the beautifully soothing surroundings will ensure a deeply enjoyable experience.
Abalone House & Spa is the ideal setting for small conferences, executive breakaways and teambuilding workshops.
Abalone House’s plush executive boardroom is a cosy venue offering seating for up to 14 delegates in opulent high back chairs, around a large antique table. Books adorn the walls and thoughtfully selected artwork adds splashes of colour to the cosy venue. Under-floor heating and air conditioning further enhance the comfort of delegates. The boardroom at Abalone House features state of the art media and audiovisual equipment for conferences and workshops, including:
In addition, Abalone House has its own small business centre offering additional internet access for guests. The boardroom looks out onto a tranquil courtyard garden where the delegates can relax after finishing off the day’s session.
Surrounded by the area’s unique flora and fauna – where lynx, small antelope and beautiful birds can be spotted – and the clean fresh waters of the Atlantic ocean, there is a unmistakable healing energy in the air. While the charming landscape calls you to kick off your shoes, soak up the natural beauty and do nothing at all; this is also a coastal playground offering more active pursuits like swimming, kite surfing, horse riding or simply long walks along the shore. Go crawfishing with the locals and watch the fishermen haul in their catch of the day, set off on a kayak in search of penguins, dolphins and seals or visit one of the many top restaurants in the vicinity for an unforgettable gourmet experience.
The area offers something special for all seasons. A visit during the summer months offers coastal living at its best. Come between the months of August and October and you’ll experience the world-renowned flower season, during which the landscape explodes in colour. Or come and discover an insider’s best-kept secret – the clear sunny skies and crisp fresh air of the winter months.
5 Standard Superior Rooms
4 Luxury Superior Rooms
1 Superior Sea View Suite
Activities to do while staying at the Abalone House & Spa
Cape Town International Airport
1 hour, 50 minutes from Cape Town International Airport
1 hour, 45 minutes from Cape Town Central
Abalone House & Spa, Kriedoring Street, Bek Bay, Paternoster, South Africa