138 Marine

Verification Audit at 138 Marine according to the 4C’s

In a nutshell:

This is the third report issued to 138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse since 2010, when they obtained the first certificate.
Over the years, management has addressed all the recommendations by the auditors. They maintain a high standard of managing towards sustainability.

C1. Conservation
138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse has a clear, albeit unwritten policy, with regard to natural and cultural conservation, which is apparent in the way in which the guesthouse is managed.

A short history of the house and the philosophy behind the concept of sustainable use for customers, is included in a comprehensive booklet available in each room.

C2. Community
All permanent and temp star are local. Remuneration is in accordance with the law and on-the-job training is provided in different areas as required. All stock, services and labour are sourced from local suppliers. Effort is made to promote local tourist businesses and activities and reading matter/brochures to support these are available.

C3. Customer

There is a well-established target market with guests returning more than once.
Info brochures and maps are available to guests about local activities and places to visit.
Reception is well handled and relaxed but not overdone and overly involved.
Staff is friendly and courteous. Breakfast is served from a very smart and sufficient menu. Well done!

C4. Company
Competent financial planning is in place. Sound management of money matters is obvious.

GST Audit Certification - 138 Marine

We welcome you at 138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse (138 Marine)

Situated on the seafront, the exceptional 138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse is renowned for its spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean. Beautiful sea-facing rooms boast en suite bathrooms, luxurious beds, underfloor heating, satellite television, as well as free Internet access throughout the house.

The picturesque terrace is an idyllic spot for guests to enjoy mouth-watering breakfasts or spend lazy, sun-filled afternoons admiring the panoramic vistas of the Atlantic Ocean. Those in need of relaxation can savour a bottle of wine on the deck next to the beach, admire the spectacular African sunsets over the ocean or stroll along the coastal path that winds its way between fynbos, rocks and tidal pools.

Apart from the stunning location, 138 Marine has also received multiple National Awards for service excellence.
Thrilling adventures include whale-watching, shark-cage diving, kite-surfing and paragliding, whilst hiking, mountain biking, and wine land tours are on offer for guests seeking something more leisurely.

The guesthouse is a stone’s throw away from the charming town of Hermanus. The convenient location of 138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse allows you to easily explore the quaint village restaurants, craft markets, boutique stores, art galleries and pristine blue-flag beaches.
We are in the business of making memories – and look forward to welcoming you here!

Jena and Louis Raubenheimer
138 Marine