The St James Manor house is a five star stately seaside retreat overlooking the trendy and vibrant fishing village of Kalk Bay with majestic views over False Bay and the Indian Ocean.
St. James historically known as 'Millionares Mile' is making its comback as one of the trendiest places to stay in Cape town. The area still boast the traditional colorful Victorian bathing boxes and grande old houses. Fresh fish can be baught from the local fisherman and the harbour itself offers excelent seafood restaurants from rustic local quisine to fine dining experiences.
Mediterranean in style, the main road is a hive of novel antique shops, delicatessans, boutiques and art galleries a mere three minute walk from the manor house and, across the road you will find the famous tidal pools and swimming beaches.
St James also offers interesting walks along the historic promenade and up the imposing mountains. Perhaps the biggest attraction is the land based whale watching in season. They appear literally meters from the shoreline and can be seen clearly from St. James Retreat.
The St. James Manor House, built a hundred years ago, has an aura of grandeur and an old world charm. a Magnificent staircase leads up to the suits, individualy decorated to reflect the opulent times of a bygone era. And carved into the mountain is a wind protected swimming pool and tanning deck with views across False Bay.