South Point is a small, personal, 3 star graded, highly recommended establishment, situated in the southernmost town in Africa, L'Agulhas. The southernmost tip of Africa, where the Indian and Atlantic oceans meet, is within the gates of Agulhas..
Seesig accommodation is a spacious holiday home in the street, directly adjacent to the popular swimming beach of Struisbaai. The lovely spacious holiday home, consisting of a main house and a separate apartment, has unobstructed views of Struisbaai.
Struisbaai, near Cape Agulhas, lies in the picturesque Cape Overberg region, a mere two hour, relaxing drive from Cape Town. The Boardwalk is a modern complex, just 100 metres from the beach, which sleeps six people.
The Southern Beach House is situated in the tranquil little village of suiderstrand, in the Agulhas National Park. This self-catering house can sleep up to 8 people. The house and flat is about 250m from the sea which boasts a pebble beach and...
Jubilee Hill is a self-catering cottage situated on the historical farm, Zoetendals Vallei, which has been in the van Breda family since 1817. The cottage is situated 6.5 km from the coastal town of Struisbaai with its beautiful white beaches that...
Arniston is a favoured subject for artists and movie-makers. It is here that the southern right whale can be spotted migrating to and from the Antarctic. Where dunes embroider endless beaches and rustic white-washed cottages overlook a deep blue sea.
The village of L'Agulhas, at the southernmost tip of Africa and just two hours drive from Cape Town, is thought to have been named Agulhas ('needles') because here the compass needle points due north without magnetic deviation. Residents of L'Agulhas are proud to be those Africans living closest to the South Pole.
This beautiful and rugged southern most tip has recently been proclaimed the Agulhas National Park. It supports a diverse intertidal and marine life and is breeding ground for the African black oystercatcher. Archaeological findings link deposits to early Khoisan inhabitants and remnants of ancient fish traps are still visible near the lighthouse.
The rocky coastline is infamous for shipwrecks on the shallow Agulhas Bank and the country's second oldest 18-million-candlepower lighthouse, built in 1848, is a national monument worth visiting. Visitors come to see the meeting point of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans from a nearby koppie ('hill'). The islands around L'Agulhas are home to seabirds and seals and seasonal Southern Right whales are a common sight along this coastline.