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The serenity, a calmness about the coastal town. I was very impressed with the cleanliness. Amazing not to hear sirens going all day long. Waking up in the morning to the sound of birds chirping and the ocean lapping against the rocks, just stunning. We needed time out and we got it.
"Veld blommetjies" were everywhere!
The scenery, the people, the break away from city life.
Walk and eat.
Just love the area.
Scenery was good, especially sunsets over the sea.
Darling Cellars nearby offered a magnificent lunch special, and very reasonably priced wines.
The people staying at the Cape West Coast are great. Fish & Chips of West Coast Fish in Vredenburg is great.
The peace and quiet!
West Coast National Park.
People and friendliness.
More info about Cape West Coast
The West Coast region of the Western Cape Province is one of the least developed areas in South Africa, however, it has much to offer the visitor. This coastal expanse stretches from the Cape Farms area in the south to roughly 400km northward to the Northern Cape Province boundary.
The West Coast remained largely untouched due to the lack of rivers and lakes, however, it is rich in minerals, has natural harbours, excellent surfing spots and an abundance of shellfish. Many of the fisherman’s cottages in quaint coastal villages are being snapped up by investors and the West Coast is growing rapidly.
The area was originally used as grazing grounds for cattle and in 1701, a military outpost was established to protect the farmers from marauding cattle thieves. The outpost has remained as part of a working farm, first as dairy producing, and now a treasured wine estate.
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About House Boats
Guests truly make their accommodation and integral part of their holiday when they opt to stay in a houseboat. There is a wide variety of options when it comes to Houseboating. For guests with seafaring experience, and a skippers licence, there is the opportunity to commandeer your own boathouse, and enjoy the flexibility and freedom it offers. These smaller boathouses can sleep up-to five people and offer basic amenities for self-catering. For guests wanting or willing to let someone else do the boating there are both economy and luxury houseboating options to choose from. Economy is ideal for larger groups, and guest who want a more hands-on approach to their holiday. Guests preferring smaller groups, or wanting to simply take in the experience, luxury is the way to go. Extra’s on a luxury houseboat include full ensuite cabins, all meals made by the boats chef, and full deluxe amenities.