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Best Places to Stay on the West Coast, South Africa (Wait ‘til you See the Last!)
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Best Places to Stay on the West Coast, South Africa (Wait ‘til you See the Last!)

Our best places to stay on the West Coast of South Africa are a varied list of choices - from seaside villas with incredible views, to farmhouse cottages out under the stars in the middle of nowhere, from riverside homes and even boutique hotels to rambling, r...
The 20 Best SMALL Beach Towns in South Africa
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The 20 Best SMALL Beach Towns in South Africa

It’s not difficult to get swept up by the wildness of Kruger, the elegance of the Winelands, or the sophistication of Cape Town. But it is the small beach towns in South Africa that get to the heart of what it is to experience the country’s diversity - its ...
How to Spend the Weekend on South Africa’s West Coast
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How to Spend the Weekend on South Africa’s West Coast

Sparsely populated with access to largely deserted Atlantic beaches, and spring flowers in July/August, here's a West Coast itinerary to get the most of out of the seaside villages, windswept scenery, and time expanding experiences. Because a weekend isn't mu...
West Coast National Park’s Turquoise Blue Lagoon
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West Coast National Park’s Turquoise Blue Lagoon

And other reasons to visit the West Coast National Park... The West Coast National Park, for most people, is all about the spring flowers. From the beginning of August Capetonians, or visitors to Cape Town who haven't the time to drive all the way to Sprin...
10 Natural Attractions on the West Coast
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10 Natural Attractions on the West Coast

Despite the surge in tourism that has thrust South Africa into the limelight as a holiday destination to which Europeans and Americans make return visits, this long stretch of fishing villages, windswept beaches, open-air seafood restaurants and icy seas remai...
One-tank Trips out of Cape Town
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One-tank Trips out of Cape Town

There are weekends when you just need to get away. Recharge your batteries, relax surrounded by nature and out of your own space and home. You don’t necessarily want to break the bank either, so a trip just out of the city is what you most desire.  Here are s...
Things to do in South Africa’s West Coast National Park
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Things to do in South Africa’s West Coast National Park

Just as you reach Langebaan and the harbour of Saldanha Bay, you’ll see the sign beckoning you inside the West Coast National Park. There is an activity and adventure within its gates for every kind of visitor. Whether you’re with the family or going solo, pop...
Win a Romantic Stay for 2 on the Cape West Coast (closed)
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Win a Romantic Stay for 2 on the Cape West Coast (closed)

WIN a 2 night stay in Langebaan and experience West Coast hospitality at The Farmhouse Hotel, ideally situated overlooking the tranquil Langebaan Lagoon. Alluring to nature lovers, Langebaan offers vivid shows of spring flowers, birdlife and an untamed coastli...
A Seafood Extravaganza at Strandloper in Photographs
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A Seafood Extravaganza at Strandloper in Photographs

A friend decided to have his birthday at the Strandloper Seafood Restaurant in Langebaan and it was a scorcher of a day. We all arrived with plenty of suntan lotion, hats and cooler boxes filled with drinks and ice (definitely recommended when its hot). Boo...
I Love Langebaan Because …
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I Love Langebaan Because …

Hi, I’m Shahn from The Farmhouse Hotel in Langebaan on the Cape West Coast. Langebaan IS BEST KNOWN FOR it’s beautiful Lagoon, rich historical heritage, array of fauna & flora, delicious seafood, water sports and fun filled activities. GET YOUR PICTU...
West Coast Fossil Park – old bones, mountain bike trails and lemon meringue
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West Coast Fossil Park – old bones, mountain bike trails and lemon meringue

You hear this: Langebaan Fossil Park. You think this: Complete boredom, what a waste of a day. Or at least I did when my friend asked me to come with her to the Fossil Park in Langebaan. Fossils just don’t do it for me. I like history, I like culture but a roc...
For Lovers and Loafers … Langebaan
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For Lovers and Loafers … Langebaan

Located as it is on the shores of a tranquil lagoon, Langebaan offers a wide variety of water sports and activities as well as paddling in the shallows or simply enjoying the white sandy beaches. The lagoon forms part of the West Coast National Park, a wildlif...
Langebaan – A West Coast Gem
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Langebaan – A West Coast Gem

Defined by its rugged shorelines, coastal vegetation, heritage fishing villages and unpretentious lifestyle, the Cape West Coast still holds an element of the wild unknown. A tangibly strong culture of fisher-folk with their quaint small wooden fishing boats a...
West Coast Wonders
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West Coast Wonders

When you wander up the R27 coastal road that winds up the West Coast of South Africa, you pass through towns and villages that make you think you have somehow stepped back in time. Towns and villages that are untouched by the frenetic energy of the city mainta...
Visit Langebaan
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Visit Langebaan

Mention Langebaan to Capetonians and they smile; only 100 kilometres from Cape Town this hugely popular holiday town offers the ultimate in easy getaways. Weekends away in Langebaan are an excellent opportunity to get some time out and indulge in the holiday m...