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Recent Guest Comments for properties on this page

Modern Bach - Sea, Mountains, Golf, Fishing

 This is a great spot to chill out and relax. The arrangement of rooms is perfect for families with teenagers. The kids have their own space downstairs and the adults can socialise upstairs. I loved the big covered veranda. 

Modern Bach - Sea, Mountains, Golf, Fishing

 The house was very tidy and modern. Not too far away from town and close to the beach. 

Modern Bach - Sea, Mountains, Golf, Fishing

 Very flexible owner, especially when we were worried we couldn't make it due to child illness. Very understanding n accommodating. 

Modern Bach - Sea, Mountains, Golf, Fishing

 This house is spacious, clean with complete kitchen. Wonderful place to spend for a family holiday. Nice neighbour too. 

Modern Bach - Sea, Mountains, Golf, Fishing

 Lovely modern bach, just a short wander from the beach. A great place to relax and spend time with others 

Modern Bach - Sea, Mountains, Golf, Fishing

 Property was comfortable & well-located. Plenty of kitchen and cooking equipment. Great deck & BBQ.