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About Straw Shack

Ideal for a quiet weekend or surf getaways. the Straw Shack is a fully equipped self-catering accommodation situated in Elands Bay. The little rustic shack is a free-standing cottage completed with recycled materials. The atmosphere surrounding the cottage is cosy and relaxed.The cottage comprises of a double bed, an open-plan kitchen and living area. The kitchen is equipped with a fridge and a stove and leads to a dining area with a dining table and chairs. The cottage has an outdoor shower, as well as a private outdoor braai area just outside the cottage. Guests can expect a sim

 Sleeps 2
Check-in: 14:00
Check-out: 10:00
Reviews: 8 reviews
 Minimum stay: 2 Days

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stephan van der merwe
February 2022
magda knoetze
October 2021
A review of a visitor in February 2021 mentioned how over grown the erf around the shack is and the problem to have a hot water shower - I thought it would have get better, but indeed not! We liked the inside of the shack but the lack of hot water with two cold days was not nice. To worry about snakes and parked in long grass was not nice either - please update your images of this place to what... Read more
nicolette slabber
February 2021
Loves the basic rustic little cottage. Great for a weekend getaway and peace and quiet. A block from the most amazing beach. On average, a good place to stay if you are absolutely not into luxury and are looking for a cheaper option. Unfortunately the host can work on communicating a bit better. The shower is small and uncomfortable and the shower curtain sticks to your body. Definitely not a good... Read more
marisa honey
February 2020
The Shack was a pleasure to stay in. We really enjoyed ourselves. The only criticism is that it is a bit expensive for what one gets.
piers harvey
October 2018
My wife and i had a fantastic time. The place had that certain beach style charm that makes you feel right at home! Loads of books to read during the siesta time of day and sitting braaing and kuiering round the fire once the sun went down was wonderful. 50m away from the beach! minimal shopping to be done in elands bay so make sure you bring what you need


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Cosy
  • Kids Stay Free

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Straw Shack location

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Straw Shack is 0.5km from the centre of Elands Bay , the nearest airport 186.3km (Cape Town International Airport).
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