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St Michaels-On-Sea

We were lucky to spend a few days at Patsi and Joe's time-share apartment at St Michaels-on-Sea. This luxury apartment, a stone's throw from the ocean with a magnificent view of the sea supplied  much needed relaxation after a hectic schedule first in Pretoria and afterwards in Natal. A few lazy days  at the beach also gave us the opportunity to recharge and catch our breaths before the last round in Pretoria.

The weather could not have been better and the days just flew by too soon but we managed to explore a small part of what is generally referred to as the Hibiscus Coast or one of the holiday playgrounds of South Africa.

Join us to share in the beauty...

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This panorama offers a view of the hotel from the opposite bank of the lagune where we enjoyed a meal before booking in at the hotel. (Click on the photo for a larger image)

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A view of the St Michaels Sands Hotel from the deck overlooking the ocean

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The patio provided the ideal spot for an early morning chat and a ciggie before the early morning swim or just enjoying the sunrise

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Water babies!

Serious talk and a ciggie

Ready for the tidal pool

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Oops!! The first outing to the beach provided an unexpected dive in the lagoon!

The Apartment...The next pictures will give you an idea of what our lovely apartment looked like...

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Many a lovely breakfast in this kitchen!!

 

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They ARE twins!! Loving the same food!

Kalie relaxing in the living room

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Left main bedroom and the second bedroom on the right

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Main bathroom

The passage and built-in cupboards

Second bathroom

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For a small tip the maids did all the washing up too. Malisa was delighted to get this photo of one of them carrying a bundle of laundry.

On the first evening we attended a "Bring-and-Braai and had sosaties, salads and buns.

 

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A lovely garden with beautiful tropical plants.

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The frangipani (left) was particularly nice with its sweet smelling flowers (below)

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Ample provision was made for a good swim.  A tidal pool for those not fit enough to master the waves,  the beautiful fresh water pool at the hotel and a shallow toddler's pool next to the tidal pool.

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The recreation area with mini golf course at the hotel

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I took the pictures for this panorama on our last morning at the beach just before we reluctantly left to go back to Kloof