Garden Route Chalets

Welcome to Garden Route Chalets, Enjoy the privacy and comfort of a free-standing residential home - Chalet on The Island. All of the chalets have a private garden, patio, braai area and splash pool.

Garden Route Chalets are designed to offer you a semi home-away-from-home holiday experience, set in a residential area, with amazing bird life and walks along the lagoon PLUS the enjoyment of full resort facilities at nearby Baywater Village (4km).PLUS ideally situated to explore the magnificent Garden Route, guests enjoy easy accessibility to many world-renowned attractions and stunning natural scenery, surrounds and bird life and can enjoy walks along the lagoon.

GRC - The Island is an RCI Silver Crown resort.

Chalet Types
2 bedroom sleeps 6
3 bedroom sleeps 8
All chalets are Self-catering and fully equipped with the necessary essentials.
No pets allowed

*IF you require any special assistance in terms of access, please contact the resort directly*

Please Note:

  • The resort does not do daily linen changes. We are trying to save water by not washing towels every day. Towels will gladly be changed on request or by leaving your towels in the bath or washing basket. Charges do apply if service is abused.
  • The units are not wheelchair friendly.
  • Sleeper couches are only suitable for small children under the age of 12
  • There are no chalets on the waterfront.
  • Chalets are serviced daily, except for Sundays and Public holidays. This includes cleaning of the braai areas and changing of dustbins.
  • Uncovered parking is available for each unit.

Chalet Facilities

  • Shower
  • Bath
  • 2 Bathrooms (Shower and Bath)
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Baby cots on request
  • Cleaning Services Except on Sunday
  • Fans
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Heaters
  • Linen
  • Lock up safe
  • Microwave
  • Satellite TV Hotel Bouquet
  • Swimming Splash pool
  • Television
  • Towels (bath towels only)
  • Uncovered Braai facility (Barbeque)
  • Uncovered Parking

Onsite Facilities

  • Bar
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Boat Launching
  • Café
  • Card Facilities (No ATM)
  • Games Room
    • Play Stations
    • Table Tennis
    • Pool Tables
    • Foosball
    • Arcade Game
    • Vending Machines
  • Jungle Gym
  • Kiddies Play Room
  • Kiosk
  • Laundromat
  • Mini Golf
  • Swimming Pool & Kiddies Pool
  • Tennis Courts
  • Trampoline
  • Volleyball
  • Water Sport
    • Canoes
    • Paddle boats
    • Dingy motor boats
    • Stand up paddle boarding
    • Speedboat cruises
    • Water tubing

Nearby Attractions & Activities

  • Adventure Land, Plettenberg Bay - 44km
  • Beach - 3km
  • Casino - 95km
  • Game Farm - 70km
  • George - 38.5km
  • Golf - 2km
  • Gym - 1km
  • Horse-riding - 10km
  • Knysna - 35km
  • Live Entertainment - Nearby
  • Medical Facility, Sedgefield - 6km
  • Restaurants - Nearby
  • Town, Sedgefield - 6km
  • Wild Oats Community Farmers Market (Saturdays) - 5km

Important Information

Prepaid Electricity
Please note that the units make use of prepaid electricity. We ask that you please use the electricity wisely.

Check In/Out
Friday and Monday
Check-in 14h00
Check-out 10h00

Please note
Keys are to be collected at Baywater Village, N2, Swartvlei, Sedgefield.
No over occupancy will be allowed.
Baywater Village makes use of borehole water and it is advisable that guests bring along their own drinking water. Drinking water can also be purchased from the Kiosk onsite.

There is no key / breakage / appliance deposit for your convenience – however, we do ask that breakages are reported and paid timeously at reception. We do charge per hour for any late departures. The chalets are strictly non-smoking and a penalty fee will be payable.
Charge per hour for any late departures.
Chalets are strictly non-smoking, a penalty fee will be payable.

Trading Hours for Baywater Facilities
Reception - Tue to Thu: 08:00-16:30; Mon & Fri: 08:00-19:00; Closed on Sundays
Café - Daily from 08:30-16:30 (last orders at 16:15)
Bar - Tue to Sat: 12:00-20:00; Sun: 12:00-17:00; Closed on Mondays
Kiosk - Open Daily from 08:00-17:00
Boathouse - Open Daily from 08:00-17:00

Baywater Village
N2 Main Road

Directions to Baywater Village - Check in

From Cape Town
Take the N2 towards Sedgefield. Approximately 17km after Wilderness, there will be a turnoff to Baywater Village / Swartvlei on the left. Follow this road and keep right over the train tracks. Baywater Village will be on the right.

From Port Elizabeth
Take the N2 towards George. 6km after Sedgefield, there will be a turnoff to Baywater Village / Swartvlei on the right. Follow this road and keep right over the train tracks. Baywater Village will be on the right.

GPS coordinates to ACT Travel Reception
Latitude: -34.002731 (S 34º0’10.048’)
Longitude: -22.742144 (E 22º44’31.718’)