New Owners

Kommetjie is a very special place, one that exudes relaxation and charm; it is all about kicking back and enjoying family time whist being only 40 minutes away from cape Town city center. At Kommetjie Hideaways, our mission is to welcome guests to this beautiful coastal village in our selection of hand-picked holiday homes. We hope to inspire all those who find themselves in this beautiful hidden gem.

We love our guests and want to give them the best possible experience of Kommetjie so they become our valued return guests. Our homeowners are central to our successful business, trusting us with their beautiful homes. Our partnership helps us to achieve our goals and to generate meaningful revenue for our owners while creating a sustainable business that enriches our employees and the community.

Thank you for trusting us to represent your property and we look forward to a long happy partnership.

Company Philosophy

Kommetjie Hideaways is the holiday rental area specialist in Kommetjie and is now in its 9th year of providing the best holiday homes in Kommetjie.

Founded in 2009 by Frankie Fleck, Kommetjie Hideaways represents 50 homes in Kommetjie while the umbrella brand, Cape Hideaways has another 5 areas in the Western cape, each with a lovely portfolio of homes in specific areas. Please visit www.capehideaways.co.za for further information.

Our homes include everything from small cottages to larger luxurious homes on the beach. All our homes are within walking distance to the water’s edge or beach.

We hope that our guests relax, revitalise, reconnect with one another, and have fun. We do our best to provide guests with peace and quiet, away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Our vision is to inspire and nurture our guests with the magic of Kommetjie whilst staying in one of our beautiful holiday homes.

Kommetjie Hideaways started when Frankie began renting out her own home. She had certain expectations and an understanding of what she wanted from a rental agency that she couldn’t find at the time.

Before long, she had many homes, all through word of mouth. She realised she found great pleasure in preparing homes for; and sharing Kommetjie with her guests. Her goal was to offer a warm and welcoming environment in each home, with small welcoming touches such as fresh flowers.

Since founding Kommetjie Hideaways, Frankie has joined Greeff Properties. She discovered that many of her guests fell in love with Kommetjie and many bought homes in the area that she continues to represent. It is a perfect combination.

About us

Frankie lives in Klein Slangkop, Kommetjie with her husband and two sons, she is the founder and owner of Kommetjie Hideaways as well as a real estate agent for Greeff Properties. Frankie is passionate about Kommetjie and its village lifestyle. Having a degree in graphic design, she has a meticulous eye for detail. It is her deepest desire that Kommetjie Hideaways be a place of peace and prosperity for all who visit, work and play in this beautiful place that she feels so grateful to call home.

Cate also lives in Kommetjie, just behind Long Beach also with her husband and two sons,. Her family are passionate about surfing and the outdoors lifestyle they live in Kommetjie. Cate has experience in interior design and lots of local knowledge. She manages our cleaning schedule, is often responsible for check-ins and is on call for any questions our guests have during their stay.

Rumbi oversees the cleaning and preparing of homes. She has worked for Frankie for many years and has a great eye for detail and is professionally trained, making sure our homes are spotless.

Your investment

Your home is one of the most significant investments you have made. Kommetjie Hideaways will partner with you to build that investment into a prosperous investment for you. Thank you for considering working with us, we know how important your home is to you.

Our partnership and commitment

The foundation of our business is the partnerships we have with our owners, guests and employees.

Our partnership we have with our owners is based on trust that we will care for your property as if it were our own and to provide the financial return necessary to make the relationship successful. This in turn allows us to partner with guests to ensure they have the most relaxing and inspiring holiday experience possible. Great experiences ensure return guests creating a more stable and sustainable business.

Our partners who work behind the scenes, our employees are instrumental to our success and we strongly believe in empowering them and creating a happy working culture.

Whether you are a guest staying at one of our homes or a property owner visiting your property, we want you to have a great experience with us that nurtures and inspires.

Guest and owner experience

Successfully fulfilling this commitment requires a combination of the right people, methods and properties. As we grow, we are investing in new technology to facilitate more bookings smoother transactions and guest relations. We are committed to offering the best service possible to get the best returns and to make our owners and guests happy.

A few reasons to choose us:

  1. Attention to detail in all that we do
  2. Personal guest and owner service
  3. A small personal team from great house keeping to accounting, marketing and public relations.
  4. We invest in worldwide marketing to reach the greatest umber of guests, resulting in higher occupancy and revenue together with our reputation that we have built up over 9 years.
  5. We take away all the stress, giving you happy guests and peace of mind.

Customer Reviews

“We had a fantastic stay at Albatross Villa. It was exactly what we needed to relax for a few days. The house is well positioned and the pool was perfect to relax in on hot days. The place was as advertised with lots of space and a well equipped kitchen. Frankie’s attention to detail when checking in was exceptional. Communication was great and response times fast. We will definitely be returning!”

Gerhard, Johannesburg, South Africa

“We had a great time. Beautiful house (The Boat House). Perfect support. Absolute recommendable.”

Tommy, Vienna, Austria

We had a lovely weekend in a beautiful setting. Frankie was very accommodating and made check in and out very easy and relaxed. Was lovely being so close to the beach! Thank you for a very enjoyable stay!

Helen, Roodepoort, South Africa

It’s a wonderful place right on the beach. Frankie is a great host. We 100% recommend this place and will certainly come back!

Lena, Dresden, Germany

Marketing your property for maximum revenue

The holiday rental industry is very competitive locally and internationally. When marketing your property, we are not only competing with other local agencies but other experiences and destinations. Marketing is very important which is why we have comprehensive marketing plans to help you get the most number of bookings possible and in turn the best revenue. Getting the right guests for your home directly is critical to our strategy which includes various approaches including online marketing, direct marketing and public relations.

Online marketing is the most important and effective marketing in today’s world and performing well is crucial. Besides listing on all the large international portals, we have a good social media presence and regularly send out newsletters to our database. We are very proud of our small business and the strides we have made in this competitive industry, being one of the leaders in short term rentals in our area.

We are a small business with a big heart and a large portion of our business is word of mouth and repeat guests.

Distribution partners

Although booking guests directly is less expensive, in order to compete in today’s market, your property needs to be fully distributed.

We have partnerships with the leading international distributors and networks to ensure your home reaches as many of the right guests as possible. The industry is constantly changing and becoming more mainstream and accepted which means that guests want to book in the same way they would a hotel. Listing on these channels is more expensive and there are additional fees but the enhanced exposure and increased bookings definitely make up for this. In addition, once a guest has stayed in your home, we are able to then reach them directly.

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