The Abalone Guest House is the perfect place to break away from the hustle and bustle of city life and to experience the luxuries of peace and serenity.

It is situated in Jacobsbaai on the West Coast of South Africa, halfway between Saldanha and Vredenburg. It is a beautiful seaside village, sometimes referred to as the "Namaqualand of the West Coast". It has a 2km coastline with rocky and sandy bays which edge against a deep-blue ocean.

Only 145km (1½ hours drive) from Cape Town. It is centrally situated to explore the breathtaking West Coast region and its attractions, such as Yzerfontein, Langebaan, West Coast National Park, Saldanha, Paternoster, St Helenabaai, Velddrif, Dwarskersbos, Elandsbaai and many more.

Jacobsbaai is a fisherman's paradise with the Atlantic Ocean providing an abundance of seafood. The beach is ideal for a stroll, a swim or just to sit and enjoy the view. Those looking for more active adventures can partake in hiking, kitesurfing, mountain biking or surfing.

Jacobsbaai has the effect of bringing one back to the things which are important and lasting in life.

Jacobsbaai is the definitive West Coast experience.

Activities
Jacobsbaai is a hidden gem. It is a beautiful, quiet, protected seaside village halfway between Saldanha and Vredenburg. Jacobsbaai is close to amenities, such as a private hospital, golf courses, a shopping mall, restaurants, and many more.

It is the perfect place to break away from city life where you can relax and swim in the Atlantic Ocean, stroll down the beach or just sit and watch the breathtaking sunsets with a glass of good South African wine.

There is still lots to do for the adrenalin junkies and thrill seekers, such as surfing, sailing, wind and kite surfing, kayaking, crayfish diving, deep-sea fishing, mountain biking, hiking and many more.

Jacobsbaai is a fisherman's paradise with the Atlantic Ocean providing an abundance of seafood like Crayfish, Galjoen (South Africa's National fish), Kabeljou, Cape Hottentot, White Steenbras and Black Mussels.

Accommodation
Abalone Guest House offers you one of the finest accommodation experiences in Jacobsbaai for both corporate and leisure guests. Our rooms have all the luxuries you need, where you can relax and feel comfortable - your home away from home. Abalone is the perfect place to stay for your whole family.

Abalone Guesthouse is situated right infront by the ocean and all of the rooms have wonderful uninterupted views of the ocean, with the most beautiful breathtaking sunsets.

The rooms are stylishly decorated, each with a separate double door leading to a sea view stoep.

All guests have access to a cosy lounge centered around a roaring fireplace, which is so welcoming during the winter months. The lounge has Wi-Fi for those wanting to keep up to date on emails. There is also an outdoor built-in braai with firewood.

Each room has an en-suite bathroom. We have 5 rooms and 1 apartment available.

Unit Kreef - (sleeps 2 adults and 2 children)

  • A two room unit. One private room with a double bed and en-suite bathroom, with stunning unspoilt seaviews and is walking distance to the beach.
  • It has a flatscreen TV with DSTV.
  • Another small room is available with a bunker bed with a seperate toilet and wash-basin. Perfect for a family with 2 children under the age of 13.
  • This unit is fitted with a small equipped kitchen and has a private stoep with a built-in outdoor braai overlooking the sea.
  • Kreef is also perfect for the couple that wants privacy, seperate from the main guest house.

Room Elf (sleeps 2)

  • Elf has two single beds with an en-suite bathroom, with stunning unspoilt seaviews and is walking distance to the beach.
  • It has a flatscreen TV with DSTV.
  • This room is perfect for people wishing to share or someone single.

Room Mossel (Sleeps 2)

  • Mossel has a double bed with an en-suite bathroom, with stunning unspoilt seaviews and is walking distance to the beach.
  • It has a flatscreen TV with DSTV and a microwave-oven available.

Room Snoek (Sleeps 2)

  • Snoek has a double bed with an en-suite bathroom, with stunning unspoilt seaviews and is walking distance to the beach. It has a flatscreen TV with DSTV.

Room Bokkom (Sleeps 2 )

  •  Bokkom has a double bed with a full en-suite bathroom, with stunning unspoilt seaviews and is walking distance to the beach.
  • It has a flatscreen TV with DSTV.

Unit Perlemoen (Sleeps 2 adults and 2 children)

  •  Perlemoen is fitted with:
  • a fully equipped open plan kitchen.
  • a open plan loft bedroom with a double bed and en-suite bathroom (bath only).
  • the main bedroom has a flatscreen TV with DSTV.
  • another small room with a single bed.
  • a seperate toilet and wash-basin.
  • the lounge has a pull out couch that can be made into a double bed.
  • a lounge with an inside fireplace/braai.
  • the lounge has a flatscreen TV with DSTV.
  • a private outside stoep with an outside braai overlooking the sea.
  • stunning unspoilt seaviews and walking distance to the beach.

Additional Features

  •  We have a lounge available for in-house guests with a cosy fireplace for the cold West Coast winters where you can relax, read a book and enjoy the view.
  • An outdoor built-in braai and outside stoep overlooking the sea.
  • We supply one crate of firewood per day. More wood can be arranged at a cost per crate from the Guesthouse.
  • If you wish to braai, we do provide cutlery and crockery. Braai grids and tools are available.
  • Satellite TV (DSTV - Guesthouse package).
  • Wi-Fi connection in lounge.
  • Bath towels and hairdryers are supplied in all the rooms.
  • Electrical blankets in each room.
  • Coffee and tea making facilities are supplied in all the rooms with rusks.
  • a Bar fridge is available in all the rooms.

Directions

Directions to Abalone Guest House:

  • From Cape Town, proceed north on the R27(West Coast Road) for about 133km heading towards Velddrif.
  • 6 kilometres past the Langebaan turn-off, turn left off the R27 onto the R79.
  • Drive past Saldanha Steel and the Saldanha Airport.
  • Cross straight over the Vredenburg-Saldanha road and continue on to Jacobsbaai.
  • Once in Jacobsbaai, turn left into Main Road and drive on over the first stop street.
  • Turn right into Frans du Bois Cresent, carry straight on and on the bend of the cresent turn right into Jacques Gideon Street, towards the sea.
  • Abalone Guest House will be on your left side, turn left into Sewende Keerom Street (7th Turn) and park in front of Abalone Guest House.