VACATION RENTAL WEBSITE DESIGN

Accommodation Industry Website Solutions

All-In-One, Branded and Amazing!

We specialize in developing turn-key holiday accommodation websites that are mobile ready, branded and ‘tailored-to-your-needs’. We do website design solutions for Guest Houses, Holiday Homes, Hotels, Villas, BnB’s,  Lodges, Vacation Rentals, etc

We add essential Features like GPS Navigation launcher, Call Now & Book Now buttons, Calendar Booking Form and more.

Our websites are mobile-friendly and work well on any size screen or device.  No more frustrating zooming and panning for your users.

ESSENTIAL FEATURES FOR MOBILE USERS

Conveniently visible on every page of the mobile phone version of your website.

CALL NOW BUTTON
Instantly let users automatically call your number via touch or click.
GPS NAVIGATION LAUNCHER
Instantly launches the GPS Navigation app into Voice navigation ‘drive’ mode. The user can also choose to view a map only.
BOOK NOW BUTTON
Instantly direct to the website booking page.
EMAIL BUTTON
Instantly opens the device email application.

OTHER MANDATORY FEATURES

 

Vacation Rental Website Design

Direct Booking and OTA integration
  • Booking Form with Calendar (email bookings).
  • Integration with booking systems like Nightsbridge, Booking.com
Geo Features
  • Google Map with Marker Pin and Place Label.
  • GPS navigation button (to open the navigation app on devices).
Marketing Features
  • Setup of social platforms if needed (Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, etc).
  • Setup of a Google profile if needed (Google Places, Google+ page for reviews).
  • One-Click sharing of blog posts (New blog posts instantly share to your social platforms).
Appraisal Features
  • Show Existing reviews from Google+, Bookings.com, SafariNow, etc
  • Front end review system (Pre-approved reviews are displayed on your website).
Mobile Device Features
  • Call Now button for phone users (Opens the device dialer).
  • GPS navigation button (Launches device voice navigation app into drive mode or map mode).
UXD – User Experience Design
  • The procedure of enhancing user satisfaction with a website by refining the website usability, accessibility, and the overall ‘happy’ user experience provided in the interaction with the website – with the goal of decreasing bounce rate and increasing conversion.
Social Features
  • We use Open Graph tags on Posts and Pages for accurate Facebook representation.
  • Sharing Plugin (Post Once, Share Everywhere).
  • Social Media Integration.
  • Optional Discussion settings for blog posts.
SEO & Traffic Analysis.
  • Mandatory SEO to amplify indexing on search engines.
  • Keyword/Keyphrase & Snippet Optimization.
  • Google Analytics – your site is added to Google Analytics for monitoring and reporting.
  • Easy Access to traffic statistic reports.

Website Design for Hotels, Villas, BnB’s, Guest Houses, Lodges, Vacation Rentals, etc

Eye-Pleasing Design

Our websites incorporate amazing visual awesomeness like parallax scrolling, customisable sliders and tiled galleries that work well on any size screen or device. Our designs are unique and tailored to your brand.

Stable Platform

The website is based on the widespread, highly-rated & secure WordPress website system. The WordPress platform is continually updated and future-proof…the code will always conform to industry standards.

WordPress allows easy management of your website for future expansion and additions (Adding of pages, media, blog posts, etc.).

Important Facts:

  • Not all traveler’s carry a laptop or desktop PC around.
  • Mobile-friendly & ‘device-responsive’ websites are ranked higher and preferred by Google.
  • Websites are accessed by smart phone or tablet more than 50% of the time – rather than being accessed by desktop computers or laptops.

Fun Fact:

WordPress was used by more than 27.5% of the top 10 million websites as of February 2017 (source).

Our Valued Clients

Our clients are long term and enjoy our prompt, friendly service.

Over the years we have developed good relationships with all of our clients.

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Website Pricing

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Barefoot Beach House – New Website and Hosting Services

Barefoot Beach House – New Website and Hosting Services

The new owners of Barefoot Beach House approached us for a website design, management and hosting solution. The guesthouse is located in Amanzimtoti, near Durban, South Africa. The newly renovated guest house needed a website to gain online exposure, so we were honered to be awarded this project. We look forward to a long successful relationship with the lovely owners.  Names are withheld out of […]

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Executive Guest House – New Website & 360 Photo’s

Executive Guest House – New Website & 360 Photo’s

The beautiful and elegant Executive Guest House is based in Harding, Kwazulu-Natal. The Guest House previously had website and domain but this had expired. All the client had was a Facebook page. We were commissioned to develop a new website and improve their web presence as well as do 360 photography and a 360 tour.  

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My son made a video for 24pillows.co.za

I admit, I am absolutely no good at putting together a video presentation. My 14 year old son Dune offered to make one and KABOOM! I was blown away. Enjoy!

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Your clients get frustrated when they have to zoom and pan to navigate your website just to get information.

Our websites work like phone apps with many user-friendly features such as adaptive text size, finger-friendly links and menus, plus convenient call-to-action action buttons like Call Now, Navigate and Book Now.  Don’t lose guests by making it difficult for them. A mobile-friendly website is ranked higher by Google.

You need this if:

  • Your existing website is not mobile friendly.
  • Your guests have to zoom and swipe to find information.
  • Your guests have to zoom to click on small links or tabs.
  • Your existing website performs poorly on Search Engines.
  • Your existing website is old and does not conform to standards in SEO.
  • You old website used redundant, expired coding practices.
  • Your website is need of a redesign and nice facelift.
  • Your current website manager is not managing and monitoring your traffic.

Important Facts:

Awesome Features

Dedicated Mobile Features

ALL our vacation rental websites get the following special features.

Mobile Device Convenience Buttons

Increase user-retention and bookings by making it convenient for your mobile website users.
Don’t frustrate your users with hard to find contact details.

  • Call Now button for phone users (Opens the device Dialer).
  • GPS navigation button (Opens the device Navigation app).
  • Prominent ‘Book Now’ button. (Opens the website booking form page).
  • Visible Email Button (Opens a device Email app)

Essential Hospitality Website Features

Appraisal Features

  • Show Existing reviews from Google+, Bookings.com, SafariNow, etc
  • Add Review page (adds independent [pre-approved] reviews to be displayed on your website).

Booking Features

  • Booking Form with Calendar (email bookings).
  • Integration with booking systems like Nightsbridge.

Geo Features

  • Google Map with Marker Pin and Place Label.
  • GPS navigation button (Opens the navigation app on devices).

Marketing Features

  • Creation of Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn pages (if needed).
  • Creation of a Google profile (Google Places, Google+ page for reviews) – (if needed).
  • One-Click sharing of blog posts (Blogs posts are set to instantly share to all the above social platforms).

Social Features

  • We use recommended Open Graph® tags on Posts and Pages for accurate Facebook representation.
  • Social Sharing Plugin (Post Once, Share to all social media platforms, saving valuable time).
  • Social Media Integration.
  • Optional public discussion settings for blog posts.

Unlimited Pages

Like most web companies we don’t limit pages you can have. So you feel free to use as many as you need now and there is always the option of adding pages in the future. Ie: Say you need to add a restaurant page? No problem.

Blog Page

A blog page is a list of blog posts. Blogs can be categorized (Local News, Specials, etc) and are regular postings of happenings, specials and events in your area. The regular fresh content is good for SEO (Google loves fresh content).

Contact Forms

We naturally include a booking form but you may have other forms if needed.

SEO & Traffic Analysis.

  • We use Open Graph tags on Posts and Pages for accurate Facebook representation.
  • Mandatory SEO (Yoast SEO) to amplify indexing on search engines.
  • Keyword/Keyphrase & Snippet Optimisation.
  • Google Analytics – your site is added to Google Analytics for monitoring.
  • Easy Access to traffic reports (AWStats).

UXD – User Experience Design

  • The procedure of enhancing user satisfaction with a website by refining the website usability, accessibility, and the overall ‘happy’ user experience provided in the interaction with the website – with the goal of decreasing bounce rate and increasing conversion.

 
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