Quality West Coast Accommodation on Route 27

Quality Accommodation on the West Coast in Scenic Towns.

The South African West Coast is a truly remarkable corner of the South African coastline with quaint towns, boasting rich cultural heritage and small fishing villages. Unspoilt beaches, beautiful spring flowers, abundant birdlife, old San rock art, seafood and an atmosphere of calm and tranquility make for a perfect West Coast holiday destination.

You can expect to find the following types of accommodation at all of these towns:

This entire region is known for the fishing villages that have dotted the coastline for generations, establishing their own unique culture that is such an integral part of the South African identity today.

Make your choice to visit the West Coast today! You will find the perfect West Coast Accommodation waiting for you.

When driving on the R27 from Cape Town you will find the following towns:

Darling (the artists paradise on the West Coast)

Darling offers a great experience in a variety of accommodation options on the West CoastIf you take the West Coast road, R27, out of Cape Town, you will reach Darling, a quiet town that has beautiful landscapes, wind farms and fields of wildflowers. As you get near Darling (during spring), you will spot a colorful tapestry of various flowers, which is a first sign of hospitality and beauty Darling has to offer.

Coffee shops, art galleries and bric-a-brac shops will keep you more than occupied once you reach the town. This is a perfect getaway location from all the noise and traffic of large cities. Even though you are only one hour away from Cape Town, you will feel like you are in a different country. To experience Darling to the fullest, you should stay here at least one day but preferably two.
Darling has the following accommodation on offer.

  • Bed-en-Breakfast
  • Self-Catering Accommodation
  • Home-Stays
  • Farm Accommodation
  • Guest Houses

 

Yzerfontein (must visit for the Snoek Derby)

yzerfontein-west-coast-townA tranquil village that’s only 55 miles north of Cape Town is a true haven for people, animals and indigenous flora. The beauty of this region attracts numerous tourists, where a 16 Mile Beach and the Bokbaaivygie flower trail are the most popular destinations. The trails along the coast and hills offer beautiful view over the surrounding hills and the Atlantic Ocean.

You can enjoy in long strolls, white sand beaches and local restaurants when you visit Yzerfontein. But if you are up for something different, you can hit one of the hiking trails or take a 4×4 vehicle and drive through the wilderness where there are plenty of zebras, gemsbok, kudu and bontebok. You can also get down to the harbour and rent a jet ski or a boat, watch surfers ride the waves and engage in kite surfing and board surfing yourself.
You can expect to find the following accommodation in Yzerfontein:

  • Self Catering Accommodation
  • Luxury Accommodation
  • Camping
  • Holiday Homes
  • Guest Houses

Langebaan (holiday mecca)

langebaan-in-springOften called the Jewel of the West Coast, Langebaan is a town that lies next to the shore of beautiful and wild Langebaan Lagoon. Vast landscapes, tranquility, flora and fauna and blue waters are some of the things this town has to offer. If you are looking for a perfect getaway weekend or if you want to have an adventure, you will find it in Langebaan. Sunny weather, numerous hiking trails and secluded cottages are perfect for those who are looking to recharge their batteries. And for those who want to stay active, there’s wind surfing, kayaking, fishing and horse riding.

Even though Langebaan is not a huge town, it has everything you need. From restaurants and bars at the beach to luxurious casinos and hotels at Club Mykonos. Golf course, shopping mall, beauty parlours and a fun park are also available, which makes Langebaan a perfect holiday destination for families, romantic couples and singles.
Book well in advance to find suitable accommodation option for you:

  • Self Catering Accommodation
  • Luxury Accommodation
  • Camping
  • Holiday Homes
  • Guest Houses

Saldanha (great fishing spots)

Rocks in front of the Camping Area in Saldanha Bay West CoastLocated at the deepest natural bay on the West Coast, Saldanha is a real magnet for folks who love watersports. Waterskiing and sailing are favorite activities here and you will spot a good number of regattas going through and around the bay. Pick one of many scenic locations above the town of Saldanha or enjoy the beach on a sunny day.

Saldanha is not your usual tourist town, it’s a busy town that tourists and local overrun during the weekends. And its completely understandable why this is so as there are many seafood restaurants, bars and cafes at the water’s edge. Natural scenery and warm, sunny days is why so many tourists visit this place. Beautiful landscapes and Nature Reserve will have you walking the entire day, looking for more excitement and more photos memory opportunities. And when you decide to go on an adventure, fishing, sailing, biking and hiking are some of the activities you will be able to enjoy in Saldanha.
Saldanha has the following accommodation options:

  • Self Catering Accommodation
  • Luxury Accommodation
  • Camping
  • Guest Houses

Vredenburg (the business hub on the West Coast)

Dutch Reformed Church in Vredenburg West CoastVredenburg, or Peaceful Town, is one of many commercial hubs on the West Coast. Vredenburg is surrounded by wheat fields, fynbos and sheep farms and it is a place that has modern amenities so you can catch a movie, shop or eat out. West Coast Mall attracts locals and tourists alike, so you should dedicate some time to visit it and buy souvenirs and local crafts.

Golf course will keep men occupied while women can visit the gym or attend dancing classes. Kids will have a chance to engage in paintball or ride a fun train that’s traveling around the West Coast Mall. Once you get tired from all the action here, you can visit one of the many nearby coastal town to relax on unspoiled beaches. Make sure you visit the West Coast Fossil Park or Cape Columbine Nature Reserve to learn more about this region.
Vredenburg has the following accommodation options:

  • Self Catering Accommodation
  • B & D
  • Luxury Accommodation
  • Guest Houses

 

Jacobsbaai (ideal for nature lovers)

Jacobsbaai-West-CoastA beautiful rocky coastline with rugged, sandy bays is what makes Jacobsbaai so unique and interesting. Only an hour and a half drive from Cape Town the cozy bays are waiting to meet you with open arms. Settle on one of the sandy bays or go for a walk along the coastline and enjoy the beautiful scenery and landscapes.

Jacobsaai is a perfect town for all those who are looking for some peace and quiet. You will find only one restaurant here, and this tells you a lot about how secluded this town really is. As you visit its seven bays, you will find fisherman, surfers, kayakers and divers along the way. Don’t be surprised if you spot cormorants or Oystercatchers as well, as they are the usual sight here. In case you enjoy tanning and swimming, you should go to the Hospital Bay as it has the best beach in the whole Jacobsbaai.
With all these accommodation on offer there is no excuse not to book now:

  • Self-catering Accommodation
  • Luxury Accommodation
  • Camping
  • Holiday Homes
  • Guest Houses

 

Paternoster (crayfish hub on the West Coast)

paternoster-west-coast-accommodationPaternoster is the West Coast’s oldest fishing village where fishermen still use traditional boats to catch crayfish in summer and snoek in winter. Life in Paternoster is connected to the sea, more than anything else. You will spot locals and visitors buying fish from the fishermen who are coming to the shore with their “bakkies”.

Tourists are attracted to this cozy little town and to the Nature Reserve that has many beautiful camping grounds throughout the year. Local people are hospitable and generous, which is another reason tourists come here. Kite surfers, divers, snorkelers, bikers, kayakers and hikers choose Paternoster as it has everything they need, from perfect locations to engage in sports to affordable and comfortable accommodations. You should come here if you are looking for a great place to rest, stay active and recharge your batteries.
Finding the perfect accommodation is hard in Paternoster:

  • Self-catering Accommodation
  • Luxury Accommodation
  • Camping
  • Holiday Homes
  • Guest Houses

St Helenabaai (only place on West Coast to watch a sunrise)

Dolphins in St Helena Bay on the West CoastA beautiful sea view is something we can all appreciate, and when you arrive at St Helenabaai, you will get a chance to enjoy in stunning scenery at various locations. 18 bays provide fantastic locations for birdwatching, swimming, walking, hiking, surfing and basically anything else you can think of. The centre of St Helenabay is very lively, because of the many fishermen and shipbuilders in the harbour area. Locals, visitors and tourists from all over the world visit St Helenabaai to enjoy the rich culture of the West Coast.

No matter when you decide to visit this fantastic place, you will have a lot of things to do and various areas to explore. Autumns is calm here and the weather is idyllic, while summers are sunny and windy, when surfers overrun the place. Even if you arrive at St Helenabaai at winter, you will be able to hit hiking trails and enjoy the nature and its lovely bays and shorelines.
You will find the following accommodation options on our St Helenabaai page:

  • Self-catering Accommodation
  • Luxury Accommodation
  • Camping
  • Holiday Homes
  • Guest Houses

Velddrif (bokkom capital on the West Coast)

Bokkoms a Velddrif delicacyVelddrif is another beautiful fishing village on the West Coast. Visitors will have peace and quiet here and a lot of room to explore the surrounding areas. The times passes by slowly here and you will be surprised at how peaceful and laid back the lifestyle here is. Locals are never hastened by anything, they are one with the wind and the sea. For anyone who wants to relax and enjoy the nature, Velddrif is the right place to go.

The town and its surrounding area offer beautiful landscapes and many local artists captured the view, whether on canvas or in word. You will find many of their paintings displayed in the West Coast Gallery, together with the works of local fishermen. The humor, modesty and unique lifestyle of people who live here will touch your heart. Even long after you’re gone from this place, you will keep remembering it, wishing to come back to Velddrif again.
Select your accommodation on the Velddrif page:

  • Self-catering Accommodation
  • Luxury Accommodation
  • Camping
  • Holiday Homes
  • Guest Houses

Dwarskersbos (for a peaceful, quiet and tranquil holiday)

Snoek braai at DwarskersbosThe West Coast is known for the numerous fishing villages that are hugging the icy waters of Atlantic Ocean. One of these villages is Dwarskersbos, a magnificent place that has sand and shells on one side, and flowery hills on the other side. The unique West Coast culture has a strong presence here and anyone who visits for the first time will be pleasantly surprised with the locals, their customs and their traditions.

Major attraction here are gorgeous beaches, both international and South African tourists come here mainly because of the wide clean, sandy beaches. And when you take into account that many whales pass along the coastline of Dwarskersbos, it’s no wonder why so many visitors come here. Besides watching whales and their acrobatics, you can engage in birdwatching, hiking, soak up the sun and relax while watching the sun setting over the sea.
Not to worry in Dwarskersbos you will find the following accommodation:

  • Self Catering Accommodation
  • Luxury Accommodation
  • Camping
  • Holiday Homes
  • Guest Houses

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