Aloha 18

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Aloha 18

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ALOHA 18

Aloha 18 in Ponta Mamoli is nestled on the Indian Ocean coastline within the Aloha Beach Estate. Aloha 18 offers spacious rooms accommodating 16 guests. An outstanding panorama is seen through expansive sliding glass doors looking over the ocean. This is gracious living at its best.

The infinity pool on the wooden decking is suitably stylish, with blue and white striped cushions on the sunbeds. A raised viewing post with counter and bar chairs and comfortable recliners is placed around the deck area.

Sleeping Arrangements

Aloha 18 accommodates 16 guests in 5 en-suite bedrooms.
NOTE: The bedrooms are not under 1 roof – each bedroom is pod separate from
the main kitchen/ lounge area.

Bedroom 1 – 1 Queen-size bed. En suite. Air Conditioner.
Bedroom 2 – 1 Queen-size bed. En suite. Air Conditioner.
Bedroom 3 – 1 Queen-size bed with a bunk bed. En suite. Air Conditioner in the queen bed area only.
Bedrooms 2 and 3 are in 1 building – sub-divided.
Bedroom 4 – 1 Queen-size bed with 2 single beds. En suite. Air Conditioner in the queen bed area only.
Bedroom 5 – 1 Queen-size bed with 2 single beds. Air Conditioner in the queen bed area only.
Bedrooms 4 and 5 are in 1 building – sub-divided.

The bedrooms at Aloha 18 are comfortably furnished with ceiling fans, bedside tables with bedside lamps, and en suite bathrooms. The bedrooms are sea-facing and have a sea breeze running through the house.
Each bathroom has a shower, basin, and toilet. Bath towels are provided.

All linen is provided.

Your Space

Aloha 18 is on one level and has a ‘lodge type’ layout, in the sense that the entire house consists of 4 separate buildings, all sea-facing and all open up onto the wooden deck around the swimming pool and gazebo area. (Swimming pool Does NOT have safety nets)
Building 1 has the living area and the kitchen which are closest to the beach.
The other 3 buildings consist of 5 en suite bedrooms. 2 of which are sub-divided into bedrooms.

The living area has an open-plan kitchen and lounge.
The lounge has a TV with full DSTV and lounges seating for around 9 people.

The kitchen is fully equipped for self-catering and includes a

4 Plate gas hob.
Oven.
Microwave.
2 Fridges.
1 x 500-Liter chest freezer.
Washing machine.
Crockery and cutlery for 16 people.
And all the equipment that you would require in a kitchen for self-catering.

There is a large dining room table in the living area.
There is a water filter in the prep bowl in the kitchen. Only this water is drinkable. Teeth can be brushed with water in the bedrooms but are not to be consumed.
We do recommend bottled water that you need to bring with you.

Wifi – There is a wifi router with a Vodacom Mozambique sim card inside it.
Please ask the staff for the password.

Note – although Wifi and DStv and Aircons are provided, sometimes there are technical issues and it might not work. Because the estate is located in a remote area the problem might not be fixed at the same time, it might take a day or more to get it working if a technician has to come out.
Do not rely on it if you are wanting to watch sports etc nor the wifi if you need to be online to work etc.
If it does not work, please report the issue to the staff who will inform the homeowner to try and resolve the problem.

The washing machine is to be operated by the staff only. If you would like laundry done it is R150 per load.  Please provide your own washing powder.

All cleaning materials are provided as well as black bags.

We have provided a water filter at the prep bowl in the kitchen. Only this water is drinkable. Teeth can be brushed with water in the bedrooms but are not to be consumed. If you prefer bottled water then please bring that along.

Angelina and Emeraldina (Dina) are your housekeepers. They are here to look after you. Duties include cleaning, washing dishes, making beds, and general cleaning. The staff does not do any cooking.

Ice can be bought from the market as well as from local shebeens in Ponta Malongane Village. Built-in braai facilities at the property. Charcoal and wood are for sale on-site. Please ask Luther.

Frederico’s snorkeling spot is a short 10-minute stroll down the beach.
Ensure you take snorkeling gear along!

What To Bring With – 

• Food/ drinks.
• Toilet Paper. * 1 toilet roll is supplied in each bathroom, thereafter please supply your own.
• Beach Equipment.
• Snorkeling gear.
• Torch.
• Own Beach towels.
• Sunscreen.
• Charcoal.
• Insect repellent.
• Drinking water.
• Personal toiletries.
• Washing Powder.
• Black Rubbish Bags.
• Beach umbrellas.
• Adapters/ Cell phone chargers.
• First aid kit.
• Binoculars and camera.

Guest Access –

An off-road 4X4 vehicle is essential for access to the area and Aloha Beach Estate, otherwise, secure parking at Kosi Bay Border Post and a border transfer can be arranged at extra cost. Thereafter you will have to make use of the transfer company to arrange additional transfers if you need to get around in the area.

Staff Payment –

There is a compulsory daily staff payment –
R150.00 per day this includes your day of arrival and departure. It is payable to the head housekeeper on the day you depart. Ensure you have enough Rands cash on your day of departure date.

Duties include cleaning, washing dishes, making beds, and general cleaning.
The staff does NOT do any cooking.

Their working hours are 7:00 am to 4 pm Monday to Friday and
7 am to 12 on Saturdays.
If you would like them to work Saturday afternoon you need to pay them R 75.00 for the afternoon and if you would like them to work on Sundays and Public Holidays then you need to pay them R 150.00 each for those days.
Their working hours include a 1-hour lunch.
Please ensure you have enough Rands cash on your day of departure date.

Luther is the gardener and also cleans the pool, braai, and outside area, there is no compulsory staff tip for him, however, a gratuity is always welcome.
Updated 2022.

Other Things To Note –

Please take note that the swimming pool does not have a child safety net.
Power cuts in the area are a challenge and generally out of our control. Please bring torches just in case. Cellphone reception is a challenge that can be a blessing in disguise. You can get signals in some locations higher up on the dunes. Mozambique sim cards and data can also be purchased in the local market in Ponta Malongane at reasonable prices. The Estate uses borehole water which is usually brownish in colour. Should you prefer bottled water, it is available in the Ponta Malongane village It is advisable to bring OR buy bottled drinking water.

Please note we make use of a septic system and don’t flush other products down the toilets besides toilet paper. Guests must bring their own consumables e.g. (food and liquids, mosquito repellent,  etc)
Keys to the unit can be collected from the housekeeper on arrival.

REFUNDABLE BREAKAGE DEPOSIT of R 4500.00 is payable 1 month before arrival and refunded within 14 days of departure. Any breakages and lost keys and/or remotes will be deducted from this deposit. The balance will be refunded to your bank account. Please report any breakages to the housekeepers before you depart. If you find items broken on your 1st day of arrival, please report them to the housekeeper so that they can let the homeowner know.

House Rules –

Check-in: 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
Late check-out is on request only. This is due to incoming bookings on the day of your departure. Should the house be available, we will deduct the extra charge of R800.00 from your refundable breakage deposit. The latest check-out time is
14:30 pm – any later and they will retain the full breakage deposit.

Please take note that no extra guests will be allowed over and above the maximum occupancy of a house – any additional person will be asked to leave. The homeowners at the estate get fined if there are additional guests staying at the house. This will affect the refund of the breakage deposit.

No smoking.
No pets.
No parties, Loud music, or events/ functions will be allowed.
Reduced noise after 10 pm.
Should you not adhere to these rules then the Estate will retain the full breakage deposit.

Cancellation Policy –

Cancellation more than 30 days before arrival 70% of the accommodation total will be refunded.
Cancellation less than 30 days before arrival 0% of the accommodation total will be refunded.
*Service fees are non-refundable.