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The secret is out! Jongensfontein is one of only a few places still largely unaffected by progress and now is the time to visit. With a single road entry, this tiny resort village in the Western Cape of South Africa is remote enough to fully appreciate an unhurried vacation, free of distractions and surrounded by natural vegetation and white, sandy beaches. Even Google Maps street views do not extend into the village.
The area was named by Dutch sailors in the early 1700s after discovering young Khoi men gathered around a natural spring. The area was referred to as Swarte Jongens Fonteyn (black youth fountain) and later shortened to Jongensfontein. Up until 1951, the only access to Jongensfontein was via a pont over the Goukou River.
Jongensfontein is located on the Garden Route, one of South Africa’s premier tourist destinations.
In some ways, time has stood still in Jongensfontein. Here, good neighbourliness is evident and... Show more
For guests who are self-sufficient and would much prefer their own space and privacy, there are apartments. These are designed to ensure guests feel right at home and have a proper living space to enjoy on their holiday. Apartments are self-catering and come with a fully equipped kitchen, living room and at least one en suite bathroom. More often than not, guests will enjoy spectacular views of their surrounds, and find that they are close to shops and transport. Apartments are ideally suited for families or small groups of friends. Apartments come in all shapes and sizes and prices to suit your preference or budget. You can find the apartment tailored to your needs.