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Spilling Sand

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conditions of stay

we only host guests who respect the following conditions of stay, and reserve the right to terminate any stay at any time at our sole discretion if ignored:

strictly - no access to dune sand (soft sand dunes are protected along this coastline)

no fires left unattended

no pets roaming unsupervised

no access to the salt pans

no sleepovers

no noise after 10 pm

no seafood prep or trash inside

no housewares/furniture may be removed from the cottage for trips/picnics/beach

please report all breakage, damage, spills, power outages and disturbances immediately

pets welcome

  • all pets stays on request only

  • rooisee is not fenced 

  • 3x8m enclosure at back door for large pets

  • socialised and house-trained pets only

  • no pets may roam unsupervised

  • no pets may be left inside the cottage for longer than 1 hour unattended

  • yard poop-scoop provided

  • pet poop bags mandatory for all beach walks

  • medium/Large pet beds available on request

  • no cats/exotic pets allowed


Please report all breakage, damage, spills, power outages and third party disturbances immediately!

We may request damage repairs at our own discretion, but always reward honesty!

included in your stay

  • unlimited Wifi (Tc&Cs apply)

  • 2 bags of braai/fire wood (extra for sale)

  •  larder in your cottage (tea,coffee,salt,pepper)

  • electric blankets

  • pet home accessories

  • high quality cotton linen & bath towels

  • bed/shoulder/knee blankets

  • braai grid and utensils

  • gas hob and oven (load shedding ready)

  • USB plugs

  • beach chairs (2)

  • hand soaps & sanitiser

  • outside shower with hot and cold water


children under 12 welcome in witsee cottage

children under 2 stays free

rooisee is unfenced with direct access to the beach

beach toys provided

wave boards available on request

baby bath available on request

no baby cots

strictly no food stuffs or drinks allowed in the bedrooms for children under 12

outside showers for rinsing after beach play


  • Rooisee is unfenced with direct access to the beach - please take care of animals and young children

  • Beach decks are private property of rooisee - please report any public disturbance

  • No alarms/burglar bars by choice as this property has had no security incidents to date (wooden shutters for all windows)

  • Mile16 beach has no lifeguard services. Yzer main beach only 5 minute walk from rooisee

  • Emergency contact numbers are available in the scullery

  • Do not leave valuables in plain sight

  • All stays are at own risk of any injury or any damages/loss to personal property

excluded from your stay

groceries larder (self catering)

beach towels


hair dryers

covered parking

load shedding power sources/equipment

tv/dstv (none by choice)

showers only

no sea views from the rooms

no car washing allowed on-site

no events/ceremonies/parties without prior consent of owner

services on request

laundry services (charged per basket)

seasonal deli bag (order and pay directly)

wave boards

pet beds (interior/exterior)

and seasonal availability of :----

sand bikes

wet suits

beach toys (cricket/volleyball)

cancellation policy

Rooisee may be booked on various popular holiday reservation platforms - where cancellation policies of the platform applies.


if disputed / not specified / booked directly on via this web site (or mail/w'app/phone), the following applies:

cancellations 7 days or less from arrival date - 100% fee non refundable

cancellations 8-19 days from arrival date - 50% of fee non-refundable

cancellations 20 days or more from arrival date - fully refundable

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