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.
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.
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.
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...
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..
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...
The tranquil fishing village with two names, Arniston is on the north-east of Cape Agulhas in Marcus Bay and known as one of the world's best hideaways. It was officially named Waenhuiskrans (wagon house cave) by early settlers after a nearby cavern large enough to house their wagons. This cave is easy to explore for sea treasures at low tide.
The village became unofficially known as "Arniston" after the nearby tragedy that sunk a British troopship of the same name. The village offers some wonderful opportunities to explore unusual rock formations and other examples of natural erosion.
Several of the beautifully restored, white-washed thatched cottages of Kassiebaai, the oldest part of Arniston, were declared national monuments and the area is thus popular with artists and photographers. Remnants of prehistoric fish traps are visible along the coast and serve as memorials of a vanished people called strandlopers ("beach walkers").