Beach House

Accommodation South Coast at The Otter Cove beach House


Otter Cove is a pet friendly, self-catering beach house – the perfect holiday accommodation on the South Coast. Located in a prime position overlooking the lagoon of the Kandandlovu river and the picturesque beach of Dolphin Bay.

Perfect for Large Families or Groups

Otter Cove sleeps up to 10 guests in five bedrooms, including a spacious upstairs master bedroom, with a king-size bed, stone bath and en suite shower/toilet and balcony with magnificent views. Downstairs, the three bedrooms – a double, one with two single beds and one with a single and a bunk bed which share two full bathrooms.  In addition there is a spacious playroom including a table tennis table. A large shower room is accessed from outside. All linen is provided, but guests must bring their own beach towels.

Private Tranquility on the South Coast

The enclosed garden and sheltered verandas provide a tranquil and completely private location for relaxation, entertainment and outdoor living. Bushbuck and blue duiker live in the dune forest surrounding the Lodge, and the wetland reserve below is home to resident otters,fish eagles, herons, egrets, dikkops and a variety of waterfowl. For fishermen, this unspoilt area provides good catches from both rock and surf and also offshore reefs. Golf courses, a casino, waterworld and a variety of food and craft outlets and top class restaurants are available in the vicinity.

Pet Friendly & Self Catering 

Please feel welcome to bring along your fur babies and get to enjoy some time out with them as part of the family.


The beach and rock pools of Dolphin Bay are accessed by walking 200 m across adjoining lawns, without having to go on any roads, while a major swimming beach with shark nets and life-guards is available at Glenmore about 2 km to the south. 

Lounge and Dining

The lounge and dining area is open-plan. There is a large flat-screen TV with premium DStv bouquet and a Rhodesian teak dining table seating 12. It opens up onto a wide north-facing veranda with a portable braai. The kitchen is well appointed, with two large fridge/freezers, 4-plate hob and oven, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine. All living and sleeping areas have ceiling fans.

Staff Quarters

Staff quarters with a bed and adjacent shower/toilet room are available, and a large lock-up garage which can accommodate 2-4 cars depending on their size.


The Beach House is secured with an internal and external alarm system connected to a 24 hour armed response. A maid is available daily on request.

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