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South Africa Tourism Awards

Type: Accommodation – Self Catering
Category: Unique Experience

Motivation for award: Art tourism motivates people to travel, facilitate communication with different cultures, enhance social pride, and contribute significantly to the region’s economy. The Gallery is an innovative use of cultural art that specifically target tourists and encourage visitation.

Region: Western Cape / Western Cape

The Gallery Self Catering

Culture and Art

The Gallery, a self catering accommodation house with an indigenous fynbos garden. This modern house with a flair of Morroccon features, is built to serve as a gallery to house Art and painting from national and international artists showing off the owners art collected over 45 years collected from various countries. The mediums used in these paintings are educational and encompass Pyrography (writing with fire), Cyperus Papyrus plants, crushed semi-precious gemstones, Bas-Relief, oil and acrylic, wood turning, Beewax and repousse aka copper art and Leather art. Local artists generate an income from the paintings on display at The Gallery.

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Gordon Cudmore – 19.03.2022
This place is the benchmark of what a getaway in this category should be like. What a perfect destination and wonderful hosts. In the words of the Terminator, ” I’ll be back” .

Amanda Fritz-Whyte – 19.03.2022
What an innovative idea and in such a beautiful location. Add to that the amazing hospitality of the hosts and you have all the ingredients for an unforgettable stay.

Ulrich sibilski – 27.02.2022
the Gallery is the place to be if you are visiting this part of the country. The accomodation is excellent and you are made to feel at home. This is the place and they deserve the accolades

Ulrich sibilski – 27.02.2022
The Gallery is the gateway for your travels in the gansbay area. It is well established ,ideally situated and is a gem . The stay is very comfortable and you will feel at home as soon as Patrys opens the door. this is the type of place that tourists are looking for ..huge thumbs up for this establishment. In this area…THIS IS IT

Susan Olivier – 25.02.2022
Would love to win an extra money

Nev – 25.02.2022
Absolutely a must stay with an amazing gallery wall to educate travellers and or guests. Professional, friendly, well environmentally educated owner. A boost for local artists and out of the box decor to attract travellers and or other cultures.

Beatrix Koekemoer – 25.02.2022
5 Star excellence fit for a King

Aletta moggee – 23.02.2022
A beautiful place were you can come and rest

Lona Fourie – 23.02.2022
I only experienced that awesomeness of the The Gallery. Definitely a 5 star self catering units

Melody – 23.02.2022
Exquisite place with the friendliest host

Mariaan Thom – 23.02.2022
Your home away from home holiday stay close to the beach. Everything your heart desires.

Michelle Blaikie – 22.02.2022
Fantastic place in Franskraal. Beautiful location amd comfortable and very clean accomodation

Isabella Lourens – 22.02.2022
Peaceful interior spaces and indoor BBQ. Situated in peaceful environment. Good value for money. Great hostess

Francois Swart – 22.02.2022
Beautiful and classy

Glenda Kitley – 22.02.2022
From the moment one steps into this place one is swept away into another world- such treaures ! Mire than a home away from home and the hostess is so attentive to detail.

Anouk Roll – 22.02.2022
Beautiful and unique with attention to detail. Lovely, warm and welcoming host makes the stay extra special

Juanita Badenhorst – 22.02.2022
Fantastic place!! Really worth a visit.

Monicc Cowley – 22.02.2022
The Gallery….exceptional art collection surrounded by white beaches and stunning mountains views. Definitely Gansbaai Gemstone

Cariza Runciman – 22.02.2022
Best ever stay we had! It had everything we needed and more and the hist was friendly and attended to our every need! Felt like home by the sea!

Marike van Wyk – 22.02.2022
A beautiful, tastefully decorated, well managed establishment with a friendly, helpful host. An absolute haven!

Keith – 22.02.2022

Gerhard.Schoeman – 22.02.2022
The Gallery….the most relaxed accommodation we have experienced. The Host….Passionate, enthusiastic and hospitable. A comprehensive collection of Art on display.

Les Morkel – 21.02.2022
Fantastic host & beautiful place to stay. Attention to detail beyond compare!

Lynne Smit – 18.02.2022

Laurene – 18.02.2022
Great place, wonderful people

ME Laubscher – 17.02.2022
The Gallery is a passion and a winner!

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