Cape West Coast

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East of Vanrhynsdorp, on the road to Kobee.

Cape West Coast

The region known as the Cape West Coast stretches from just North of Cape Town as far as the border with the Northern Cape and inland following the Northern Cape border to Touws River, and including the Cederberg Range of mountains.

The main coastal town of the Cape West Coast is Saldanha which, together with the Bay of the same name, gets its name from the Portuguese admiral Antonio de Saldanha who anchored his fleet in what is now known as Table Bay in the year 1503, naming it after himself. It was not until 1601 that the name was transferred to its present location. Saldanha Bay played a very important role during the second World War as an assembly point for convoys because of its strategic position and safe anchorage. Today Saldanha Bay is an important iron ore export harbour as well as being an important fishing port. A brand new steel mill has recently been built in Saldanha and the bay houses the South African Military Academy and a naval training base.

Immediately to the South of Saldanha on the Cape West Coast lies Langebaan and the Langebaan Lagoon, home to the West Coast National Park. Here the still waters of the lagoon with its early morning mists shelter thousands of seabirds and vast concentrations of migrant waders that have flown here from the cold northern hemisphere winter. This 20000 hectare National Park includes the offshore islands of Schaapen, Malgas, Marcus and Jutten and the salt marsh and mud flats are home to tens of thousands of birds. Over one third of the world's population of Cape Gannet breed on Malgas Island.

To the East of the Cape West Coast and halfway to the Northern Cape border lie the Cederberg range of mountains along with the Cederberg Wilderness Area. This 71000 hectare area runs from the Pakhuis Pass and the Middleberg Pass. Visitors will need a permit to enter this area and these are issued by a forester at the Algeria Forest Station. These mountains were once covered with the rare Clanwilliam Cedar trees but many of these were either burnt or felled by early pioneers. The Cederberg are home to many natural rock formations, including a Maltese Cross, the Wolfberg Arch, Cathedral Rock and the Pulpit and Finger Rocks. The flora of the Cederberg are quite unique - the snow protea is found nowhere else on Earth.

The town of Wellington is in the extreme South of the Cape West Coast region lying in a valley known as Val du Charron, or Valley of the Wagon Makers after the trade of many of the early French Huguenots who settled in the area at the end of the 17th Century. There are several excellent wine cellars in the Wellington area where the visitor can enjoy wine tasting. Wellington offers the visitor a magical and captivating atmosphere and friendly people.

The town of Malmesbury, named after the first Earl of Malmesbury, is a few kilometers to the northwest of Wellington. Originally developed around a hot spring and drawing a huge number of visitors to its baths, these have fallen into disuse and are now part of a large shopping complex. The surrounding areas draw crowds of visitors from all over the world in Springtime to view the breathtaking sight of millions of wildflowers.

Think of fresh seafood, combine it with the Cape West Coast and you will be drawn to Lambert's Bay, a seafood mecca just a couple of hours' drive to the North of Cape Town. Lambert's Bay is a holiday venue set among some of the most breathtaking scenery of South Africa. Just off the coast here is Bird Island, home to seals, penguins and cormorants and bird watchers from all over the world.

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Coen's Place

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in St. Helena Bay

Coen's Place is a self-catering home that is located on the "absolute" beachfront in the town of Britannia Bay, St Helena Bay, Cape West Coast. This is a large family home with no frill or fuss, spacious living areas for family and friends enjoying a holi

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J'aime la Mer

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Paternoster

J'aime la Mer (I Love the Sea), offers up to 4 guests the opportunity to stay right on the beach in the beautiful fisherman's village of Paternoster. Only fifteen meters from the high-water mark, this ideally situated free standing self-catering cottage..

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Sleeps: 10 in 2 units/rooms
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Sol-Y-Mar

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Strandfontein

Sol-Y-Mar is a self catering apartment in Strandfontein, Cape West Coast. Each self catering unit a comfortable and practical 5-sleeper flat with captivating ocean view. A literal stone's throw from the Strandfontein beach. Two bedrooms, one with a doubl

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Sleeps: 6 in 2 units/rooms
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Baywatch Villa & Cottage

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Paternoster

COTTAGE 1 bedroom..king-size bed(twins optional)..sleeps 2+1 extra in lounge .VILLA 2 bedrooms en-suite..main with bath, shower and king-size bed (twins optional)the other with shower only and twins..sleeps 4+2 extra in lounge..seaviews..both 3 Star

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Die Vissershuisie

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Paternoster

The 4 metre wide glass doors of the large living area open onto a patio with a built-in braai (barbeque). From here (or from the living room) there are unsurpassed views of the beach & sea - ideal for whale & dolphin watching! In the living room ...

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Abalone Guesthouse

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Jacobs Bay

The Abalone Guest House offers both bed and breakfast and self catering accommodation in Jacobs Bay. Known locally as Jacobsbaai, it is the perfect place to break away from the hustle and bustle of city life and to experience the luxuries of peace and se

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Starfish

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Paternoster

Starfish is a fully-equipped luxury self-catering beach cottage in the unique fisherman's village of Paternoster. It has 3 bedrooms, sleeps 6. The sundeck allows you to enjoy the tranquillity of Paternoster with 360 degrees views.

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Sleeps: 6
From R 2 200,00
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Baleine Vue

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Paternoster

Baleine Vue is a self catering cottage situated on the beach front in the quaint and picturesque West Coast fishing village of Paternoster.

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Sleeps: 28 in 8 units/rooms

114 On Main Beach House

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Langebaan

The popular town of Langebaan is just over 100 km or 75 minutes drive north from Cape Town on the West Coast off the R27 next to Langebaan Lagoon. The white Caribbean like beaches surrounding the crystal clear waters of the Langebaan Lagoon are on...

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Kom Tot Rus Beach Cottage

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in St. Helena Bay

This self catering cottage is only 20m from the beach and consists of main bedroom (with a sea view) with double bed and a 2nd room with a bunker bed. It has a separate bathroom with a rock shower. The lounge opens onto an outside patio with braai.

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Sleeps: 4
From R 1 250,00
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Beachwalker's Cottage

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Paternoster

Accommodates 1 to 4 people. Two double en-suite bedrooms, one with sea views, each containing two single beds. Fully equipped kitchen/dining. Outside patio with braai, beautiful sea and bay views. All linen & towels provided except for beach towels.

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Sleeps: 12 in 6 units/rooms
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Absolute Beach Accommodation

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in St. Helena Bay

WELCOME - You have arrived at ABSOLUTE BEACH, your destination on the most tranquil beach plum in the West Coast. Pure fresh air and views that stretch forever will open your mind to a new world of sounds, images and fantasy...

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Sleeps: 4 in 2 units/rooms
From R 750,00
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Forever Blue

Room Only / Limited Self Catering Accommodation in St. Helena Bay

Forever Blue has two luxury self catering en-suite units in Columbine, overlooking the St Helena Bay, situated on the low hills of Da Gama Bay. The self catering units are spacious, decorated in soft colours of the ocean, sky and surroundings, making our

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Sleeps: 10
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Linaria Beach House

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in St. Helena Bay

2 on Linaria in Britannia Bay is a 4 bedroomed house is situated across the road from the beach with beautiful sea views. This is the perfect home for family getaways or just a breakaway

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Sleeps: 4 in 2 units/rooms
From R 900,00
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Hocus Pocus @ Paternoster

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Paternoster

Hocus Pocus self catering townhouse is a simple but functional architectural style house based on the historical West Coast Fisherman's cottages as seen all around Paternoster.

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From R 850,00
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Sunbird View

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Langebaan

Sunbird View offers accommodation in the popular holiday town of Langebaan. There are 4 fully equipped self catering units situated on 3 levels with spectacular lagoon views. Situated 1.5 km from the lagoon and 2km from the midtown and beach. Langebaan is

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Sleeps: 6
From R 950,00
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Mangochi Beach Cottage

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in St. Helena Bay

Set on the northern point of Britannia Bay and less than 50m from the curling waves, Mangochi is a typical West Coast timber beach house - that rare breed of place where crayfish diving, mussel hunting and fishing is the order of the day.

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Nieuview Cottage 1

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Paternoster

Imagine full, uninterrupted sea views from the bed, bath, lounge, dining table. Enjoy a lazy, luxurious holiday in a modern, fully serviced fisherman's cottage. A unique experience awaits you at Nieuview.

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Sleeps: 8
From R 2 300,00
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Rotsvas

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Yzerfontein

Rotsvas provides beachfront self catering accommodation in Yzerfontein on the Cape West Coast. Situated in the small and charming harbour town of Yzerfontein where there are a few restaurants and shops, approximately 1km away. There is a small beach in fr

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From R 6 800,00
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Beach House St Helena Bay

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in St. Helena Bay

The Beach House is a self-catering boutique holiday house situated front row on the Golden Mile beach, a 4.5 km uninterrupted stretch of beautiful white coastline in St Helena Bay. The Beach House can accommodate up to eight guests. Relaxing on the woode

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