Places To See

The South African west coast has evolved into a favoured tourist destination over the past several years seeing an enormous growth in a multitude of tourist attractions which have been established along the magnificent coastline from Melkbos to stretching to the northern borders of the Western Cape. The following towns are of particular interest when booking your accommodation with Strandfontein Accommodation since they each offer unique tourist attractions at various times of the year.

Citrusdal

Citrusdal

Situated at the foot of the Cederberg Mountains the town of Citrusdal is renouned worldwide for its prolific production of superior citrus fruit and offers a host of activities for a day trip all year round.

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Clanwilliam

Clanwilliam

Clanwilliam is known to be the heart of South Africa's infamous Rooibos tea producing area. This bustling little town has a multitude of activities to satisfy even the most seasoned tourist.

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Doringbaai

Doringbaai

Doringbaai lies adjacent to Strandfontein just 5 kms drive where you'll get a look at the beautiful bay and slip where fishing boats are launched daily by fisherman still plying their trade from this tiny fishing village. During the season when shoals of fish run off the coast of Doringbaai the little bay becomes a hive of activity with fisherman flooding the tiny seaside village to try their luck at a huge haul.

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Klawer

Klawer

Klawer is situated directly on the N7 route between Cape Town and Namibia offering the traveller an ideal stopover as it falls virtually halfway between Namibia and Cape Town. As luck would have it an excellent accommodation opportunity is available for you in Klawer at Oasis Country Lodge which is owned by your hosts at Strandfontein Accommodation if you are simply too tired to make the trip through to Strandfontein. You'll be delighted by the gorgeous gardens, small farm animals, stunning swimming pool and recreational areas and fabulous hospitality!

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Lamberts Bay

Lamberts Bay

Lambert's Bay is situated on the West Coast of South Africa about 290 kilometers from Cape Town. Through the years the town has developed from a fishing village into a popular holiday resort.

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Lutzville

Lutzville

The town of Lutzville was originally named Vlermuisklip (Bat Rock) after a famous landmark rock situated in Lutzville. This famous rock is now home to the ever popular KLIPHUIS, al fresco eatery, where the most delectable meals are served to compliment the areas sort after wines.

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Nieuwoudtville

Nieuwoudtville

This picturesque town, established c1897, with a myriad examples of the finest Cape fynbos and diverse species of flora, has been appropriately named the bulb capital of the World.

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Papendorp

Situated on the Olifants River estuary, the small settlement of Papendorp derive their main income from fishing in the estuary.

With future recognition as a RAMSAR site the wetlands of the estuary are an important habitat for migratory birds an important breeding area.

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Springbok

This bustling town with it's fully developed infrastructure is situated in a narrow valley flanked by the famous granite Klein Koperberge ("Copper Mountains").

Springbok offers the tourist a welcome respite when journeying north to Namibia.

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Strandfontein

Strandfontein

From an insignificant little coastal resort to a veritable tourist mecca, Strandfontein has evolved into a bustling attraction for locals and overseas visitors. An ideal stopover for those travelling from Namibia along the N7 who wish to discover the many facets of this beautiful, pristine coastline where whales frequent the shores annually and wild flowers carpet the spectacular landscape during August and September.

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Upington

Upington

Rich in cultural history the towns origins date back to 1870 when it was founded as a mission station. Today Upington is a burgeoning hub of commercial activity with most of the commercial banks represented in its CBD. A well supported infrastructure with tarred roads, rail links and an airport. There are excellent medical facilities available in the town supported by outstanding medical practioners and required supporting networks.

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Vredendal

Vredendal, a modern South African WEST COAST town is situated along the fertile banks of the Olifants River in the Olifants River Valley. As you approach this bustling rural gem you will encounter vast expanses of terraced vineyards, reminiscent of a typical Rhine River village.

A leisurely 3 hour drive from Cape Town on the N7 highway, you will journey through some of the most magnificent scenery which South Africa and specifically the WEST COAST, has to offer.

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