The Nightjar Cottage

  • 4 guests
  • 3 beds
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 2 toilets

Snuggled within a stunning valley near the seaside village of Gansbaai in the Western Cape, you will find De Uijlenes. De Uijlenes has been a working dairy and vegetable farm for centuries while remaining in the same family for nearly two hundred years. The Nightjar Cottage is a cute, cosy cottage located in complete privacy on the farm.

Check-in: 14h00 - 19h00 | Check-out: 10h00

Minimum Stay is 2 Nights


Nightjar has all the comforts for a perfect getaway. 


Bedroom: 1 | Queen Bed with an en-suite bathroom

Bedroom: 2 | Two Single Beds with an en-suite bathroom


With indoor and outdoor fireplaces and a wood fired hot tub, free standing bath and an indoor/outdoor double shower, this cottage offers the ultimate in luxury and indulgence.


De Uijlenes is a picturesque farm, situated 15 km from Gansbaai and ideal for a tranquil leisure getaway.  The unpretentious village of Gansbaai is a fishing town and popular tourist destination in the Overberg district.

Both Southern Right Whales and Great White Sharks frequent the Atlantic waters of the Danger Point Peninsula and are a major draw card for the town. Situated between the towns of Hermanus and Pearly Beach, Gansbaai lies in Walker Bay at the foot of the Dynefontein Mountains with a magnificent coastline rich in fynbos vegetation.


Can't find availability for your preferred travel dates? Check out The Little Barn at De Uijlenes Farm. 

Two small pets allowed. 

WiFi | 8Mb.

Provided during your stay are all linen, wood, blitz, coffee, tea, sugar, salt, pepper, olive oil, fluffy gowns and slippers, Wifi and Netflix. 


Eat & Drink

Lomond Wine Estate 


De Kelders Drip Cave Tours 

Klipgat Cave 


50% deposit is required to confirm the booking. 

Cancellation Policy 

If cancelling 7 days before arrival, forfeit 100% of the booking total. If cancelling 14 days before arrival, forfeit 50% of the booking total.

Booking Conditions

Cardholder, ID/Passport is required at check-in. *The credit card used for the online deposit must be present at check-in. All COVID related cancellations will be issued with a voucher for future use. You will be invoiced for any breakages incurred by you or any of your guests. De Uijlenes is not responsible for any damage, loss or injury to you, your guests or any property bought onto the premises.


  • WiFi
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Hot Tub
  • TV
  • Coffee Machine
  • Braai
  • Outdoor Shower
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Bath
  • Secure Parking


  • For Friends and Families
  • Pet Friendly Stays


01 Jan 2022 - 31 Mar 2024 Midweek
R2,850.00 Per Unit Per Night
01 Jan 2022 - 31 Mar 2024 Weekend (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
R3,060.00 Per Unit Per Night

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