Tucked away in the beautiful bay of Cape Columbine,Paternoster. Situated a mere 90 minutes from Cape Town, this West Coast gem offers the ideal weekend getaway.
J'aime la Mer offers guests the opportunity to stay right on the beach. Situated 15m from the high-water mark, this ideally situated self-catering unit offers the ultimate in luxury and comfort - not to mention the sound and smell of the ocean on your doorstep.
From here one can explore endless beaches, delight in breathtaking sunsets or hike to nearby Tieties Bay and the Cape Columbine Lighthouse, built in 1936 - the last 'manned' lighthouse to be build in South Africa. The famous Beach Camp, situated 4km was voted one of the 10 best kayaking spots in the country or wind-surf for miles in the safe bay.
During August/September the landscape bursts into colour when it's flower time on the West Coast. Explore this exquisite sight at the Tieties Bay Nature Reserve or the West Coast National Park. Whales and dolphins are a common sight whilst the pristine waters of the Atlantic ocean offers spectacular diving opportunities. Scuba and fishing trips are arranged on request.
Paternoster is well-known for it's 'red gold' - crayfish - that can be bought from local folk in season. Hottentot and mussels are also available and fresh snoek can be bought directly from the fishermen.
If you don't fancy the idea of preparing your own fish, there are two restaurants and a hotel, or buy the best 'fish & chips parcel' on the West Coast at the waterfront.
J'aime la Mer consists of the following:
Main bedroom is furnished with queen bed, shower and toilet.
Sleeps up to 4 (1 queen bed, 2 single beds)
Bathroom with shower.
Open plan living & kitchen area.
Braai/barbeque almost on the beach.
Patio can be closed with stacking doors.
Inside braai / fireplace.
Heater for winter, fan for summer.
DSTV in living area.