Guest reviews


Guest reviews

A big “Thank you!” to all guests who took their time to share their views and thoughts about Dreams! The selected extracts of Guest Reviews on this page have been received via e-mail, sms, websites, feedback form and in the guest book.

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Guest Reviews

“I just want to thank you for everything. The stay at Dreams was wonderful it was just what we needed. It was sensational, not just what we thought it would be. The people living in the area are so nice too.” Kaylin – October 2016

“5 of us stayed here 3 nights and had a very comfortable, relaxed visit. We were delighted to receive wine and chocolates and to see the high standard of accommodation. Many small touches such as the well-equipped kitchen, books + games as well as the plants and pictures add up to an overall feeling of satisfaction with this property. Thank you very much!” Ken, Nita, Kevin, Loll and Kate – May 2016

"Thank you so much for the stay at Dreams. We had a great time. Your place was homely and warm during the cold days and nights. Thank you so much for making us feel so welcome. What stood out for me, was the cleanliness of the house. We will definitely recommend Dreams to family and friends. We will visit Dreams definitely again.” Helena - April 2016

"Excellent value for money. Highly recommended. The cleanliness of the house is a huge positive; the home caters for all families and different ages – well done in catering for most people’s needs! Compliment to Jacques who is very professional in his dealings with guests, always on time and giving good advice. We visited the local “CBD” of Pringle Bay regularly and enjoyed the coziness so much. Next time we will visit in the summer to enjoy the seaside activities that Dreams can offer." Stephan - April 2016

“An absolute pleasant and enjoyable stay - amenities were good – recommendation a galore! Love your paintings.” Noorbhai and Domingo families – April 2016

“We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at your home. The books and puzzles and games were a real hit with our little ones! The house was perfectly designed for our family! Thank you so much for letting us stay in your lovely home.” Sylvia – March 2016

“Baie dankie ook vir wyn en sjoklade.” Wynard & Vera – January 2016

“Thank you for a lovely stay! House well located and fitted with everything you need! Was a great stay!! Thank you for the gift on arrival. Well thought after and appreciated!” Trix and family – December 2015

“Lovely house. Close to the beach and lagoon. Beautiful view. Thanks for wine and chocolates. Keep well.” Werner and family – December 2015

“Thank you for the lovely stay! Beautiful house! We really enjoyed every minute of our stay.” Julyan family – October 2015

“Thank you for the wonderful stay. The “kids” loved the puzzles. Beautiful lagoon and views. See you in the future.” The Forbes family and friends – October 2015

“Our stay at Dreams was really wonderful. The weather didn’t quite play along, but we had the entertaining games to keep us busy. Really wonderful and comfy house. Would not mind to coming again!” Cloete family – October 2015

“Beautiful house. Loved the view. Amazing stay. Thanks.” September 2015

“Baie dankie vir blomme en wyn esv. Die huis is pragtig skoon.” Marlene – June 2015

“Thank you very much for your trouble to make us feel welcome at Dreams. The flowers, wine & chocolates were a lovely surprise. Thanks for arranging the baby cot. We would have liked a bit more candles with all the load shedding happening. Take Care. ” Norman & Dalen Hall – May 2015

“Thank you for a lovely stay. The weather and the sunsets played a part in our short vacation being a fantastic experience. We really enjoyed getting stuck into the board games too. Thank you for the choccies and wine, we felt very welcomed! God bless and many thanks again.” Ross, Clare and Cameron – April 2015

“Thank you this is a true get away. We would love to return here soon.” Margotte and family – April 2015

“Thanks Catarina, perfect location and house” Tracey, Roul, Seth, Hannah and Sybille – March 2015

“This was a really great stay and the house is very nice. The views of the mountains are excellent! It would be great coming back.” Hannah – March 2015

“This was a fantastic holiday and convenient beach shops and more!” Seth - March 2015

“I loved this holiday house and really want to come back again. The beach was awesome and I loved catching waves with my boogie board…” Angelina – March 2015

“Many Thanks for an enjoyable stay. Love Pringle Bay – our first visit – will come again.” Evans Family, Zimbabwe – January 2015
“Many Thanks for a most enjoyable time.” The Beelders Family – January 2015
“What a lovely place to spend our Christmas – and having a tree was amazing! Father Christmas still found our boys despite being a long way from home. Thank you so much.” Catherine, Robert, William, Henry & James, Oxford UK – December 2014

“The house is lovely. Thank you for your caring touch. We had a lovely time.” The Brink family, Franschhoek – December 2014
“Everything was perfect! Thanks for a great stay!!” Candice and family – December 2014

“Utmärkt vistelse, god forskning gjord, inga babianer siktade” the Umeå/Stellenbosch delegation – December 2014
“Thank you for a wonderful weekend!” Julene and friends - September 2014

“Thank you for a most wonderful weekend at Dreams. We are going back with great joy & happiness. Thank you also for going “the Extra Mile” with us. God Bless You” Appollis, Josephine and the Ladies - August 2014

“Thank you for allowing us to stay in your lovely home. Very cosy! Fantastic paintings.” Athalea – April 2014

“Had a lovely stay. Thank you.” Foulkes – April 2014

“Thank you for a wonderful stay. I loved the wine and we fought over the chocolates. Keep on painting!” Pat and Jan, UK – April 2014

“Thank you for the welcoming chocolates, wine and beautiful flowers all over the house. We really enjoyed our stay!” The Burgers – March 2014

“Fabulous! Lovely, airy double storied house in lovely Pringle Bay. Close to beautiful beach on Whale Route. Owner very accommodating, amenities good, highly recommended. Would love to stay again! Close to Arabella.” Anne – March 2014

“Perfect holiday house. We had a terrific 4 nights at the house in march and even the high winds could not take away our pleasure at this, a top spot. Highly recommend to anyone looking for a house at the beach. Fresh flowers in all the rooms was a lovely touch and having a good sized freezer and toys and books for our 2 year old made our stay even more pleasurable. Unusually comfortable beds for a rental made our stay perfect.” The Pearces, Ilkley, Yorkshire, England – March 2014

“Nu åker vi vidare efter fina dagar i Pringle Bay! Hem till kylan & mörkret...” Tomas, Lina, Alice & Siri from Stockholm, Sweden – January 2014

“Thank you very much! Nice place – we enjoyed your house.” Tanya, Milah, Maiyah, Luca, Acicio, A.J. – December 2013

“Had lovely few days in your lovely house. Thank you for flowers, chocs, wine – very thoughtful. Pringle Bay lovely. Hope to come again.” F & C Ford – November 2013

“Thank you Catarina – your house was just perfect. (Not to forget the beautiful flowers, chocs & wine!) We really fell in love with Pringle Bay and the most exceptional setting. We hope to visit again.” Louis, Ina, Dalmari, Anlene – November 2013

“Had a wonderful stay! Thank You!” Herselman’s – September 2013

“Thank you for a wonderful and relaxing 3 days. We had a fantastic time. … We loved your home and hope to be back soon.” Mills, Heidi, Lwazi and Naledi - August 2013

“Thank you for giving us a wonderful time at Dreams and especially for the welcome! We enjoyed indeed the view, the beach and the family time here. God bless you!” July 2013 - Moonyoung

“Thank you! We really enjoyed our stay. Hope to see you again!” Plaaitjies - July 2013

“Thanks for the lovely accommodation. The house is wonderful. We had a great time. Thank you for the wine and chocolates.” Francois - July 2013

“Thank you for the wonderful stay at Dreams! We enjoyed the house, the beach and the sun. Hopefully till another time.” - March 2013

“Thank you Catarina! We have enjoyed our stay. We so enjoyed exploring the area and the beach despite the odd windy day. Best wishes.” Tuck and Wingfield families - January 2013

“Thanks for an amazing space and time away! We had lots of wind but enjoyed the sun and the beach for hours on the end!” the Bradshaws - December 2012

“Thank you Catarina for making our stay so comfy. The flowers and goodies were much appreciated. Beach stunning, views magnificent. Thank you for everything.” Fraser Family, U.K. and Cape Town – November 2012

“Thank you for a wonderful peaceful weekend. We enjoyed every minute of it.” Fortune, Belinda & family – November 2012

“We loved our stay at Dreams. The house is comfortable and we enjoyed going to the beach. We had a well-deserved break! Thank you!” Jaco, Wilma, Jabus & Elmarie – October 2012

“Thank you so much for the wonderful stay at Dreams. We had a fantastic time here. The weekend was just what we needed. Looking at the waves really calms and enriches our souls. God Bless!" Evan & Mish – October 2012

“Thank you so much for this wonderful place. We enjoyed it so much. The children loved the beach and the river mouth. And the toys too! So thoughtfully prepared for the kids!! This was the best holiday that we’ve ever had and we loved it!! God bless you!!" Moon Family – October 2012

“This was just what we needed – love Pringle Bay!!” Willem, Connie, Margot & Emma, Johannesburg – October 2012

“Thank you for wonderful stay! The weather was miserable but we entertained ourselves with puzzles and games! Definitely a place to come back and relax – was so peaceful!” Shells, Vicks, Nats and Kay, Cape Town – August 2012

“Thank you, we had an amazing stay it was wonderful. We enjoyed going to the beach. Our seven month old enjoyed sitting and playing in the high chair he enjoyed the view too!” Meghan, Aingley, Gary, Sjanine and Adam, Cape Town – April 2012

“Thank you so much for the beautiful home. It was awesome. We enjoyed it thoroughly!! Robyn, Lilau, Tasneem, Seleste and Jeande – March 2012

“We had a fantastic time in Pringle Bay. The beaches here are amazing and we really enjoyed swimming in the river.” The Oldhams, UK – March 2012

“We had a lovely time. Our 8 month old loved the view of the mountain from the kitchen! His first visit to the sea. Thanks for everything.” McDonalds family, London, UK – March 2012

“We felt most welcome and instantly at home. What a wonderful peaceful way to bring in the new year. God Bless you for much prosperity in 2012.” Warren, Charmaine, Luke and Nicole, Johannesburg, January 2012

“I really enjoyed staying at Dreams. The beach was amazing and the Harold Porter garden was beautiful. I would really like to come back.” Gabriella, Stellenbosch, December 2011

“Had a lovely stay – very comfortable and so close to the beach.” Maclennan family, Cape Town, November 2011

“ We had a lovely stay in your comfortable home. We loved the area and visited the towns around and especially the Harold Porter garden.” Anna and Agatha, Amsterdam, November 2011

"We would LOVE to visit Dreams again! It was a unanimous vote from all 6 ladies. Thank you for all the effort you made and attention to detail that made our stay so lovely. Keep well." Magda – June 2011

"We came home about an hour ago with good memories of Pringle Bay and Dreams. Thanks for the privilege to share your house. The flowers were a big spoil and it was observed and mentioned by all." Annatjie Meyer – May 2011

"Thanks for a superb weekend. Your home was very welcoming. It was a very pleasant experience. The chocs, flowers and wine was an unexpected, nice surprice. We will certainly recommend Dreams to our friends." Chetty Family – February 2011

"We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in your great place. The wine, chocolates, flowers and very warm welcome were much appreciated." Palframan Family – January 2011

"We were very comfortable in your lovely airy home. Thank you for your attention to detail in welcoming us. Best wishes for 2011." Bremner Family – January 2011

"Thank you! What a beautiful place. Your décor so simple, yet gorgeous! We are now ready for the real world. Thank you for the wine + chocolates and warm welcome! Rest assured that we will recommend it to our family and friends. The weekend away is exactly what we needed to recharge our batteries." Billy and Lydia Wellington – November 2010

"Great time. Very spacious well kept house. Excellent for beach. The river was warm and also great for swimming – just a couple of minutes walk across the beach!" Anonymous, UK – November 2010

"Thank you for a wonderful 3 days! We have been very blessed with sunny weather and have enjoyed body boarding in the sea and warming up again in the river! Enjoyed visiting the penguins and saw lots of whales at Hermanus. Braaid every night 🙂 and slept very soundly. Thank you for all the flowers, the wine and treats – a lovely welcome. What a beautiful house and what a lovely place to stay." Glendinnings family, UK – October 2010

"We had a wonderful stay, thank you." Christmas family, Somerset West – October 2010

"Thank you very much. We have really enjoyed our stay. Lovely house." Wendy, Cape Town - September 2010

"Thank you so much, the house is lovely. Also a big thanks for the wine and marshmallows. We had a great stay." Sonia, Cape Town – September 2010
"We had a lovely stay and enjoyed the lovely beach. The fresh flowers, wine + chocolates were lovely." – Finlays, Cape Town – April 2010

"After 6 weeks, we were not yet homesick. We enjoyed our holiday and intend to return in 2011." Anne and Ralph, Germany – February 2010.

"It is a fabulous holiday house 🙂 I especially enjoyed the upstairs lounge with the sea view. We will definitely visit Dreams again for a holiday some other time in the year." Heidi, Cape Town – January 2010.

"Thanks for a lovely holiday in your cosy home. Had a wonderful few days." Steve and family – June 2009.


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