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  Situated along the N7 at the top of Piekenierskloof Pass, Kardoesie has been offering travellers a place to stop over to stretch the legs on a trip or a weekend getaway since 1997. The countrystop and campsite are on the popular N7 “West Coast Way” just an hour and a half drive from Cape Town. Come pitch your tent, caravan or motorhome and enjoy a breathtaking view of the Renosterhoek Valley, and mesmerising sunsets! If you are old enough to remember, a ‘Kardoes(ie)’ is the name for the brown paper bag in which groceries would be packed. A kardoesie

Ou Skip is a Coastal Resort only 26km from Cape Town and within easy reach of the West Coast and wine routes. All 206 sites have electricity and are set in 20 hectares of parkland – right opposite the Atlantic Ocean. There are five ablution blocks, laundry facilities, a shop (in season) and a gas station. Guests can enjoy the half-Olympic size pool and a kiddies pool, entertainment hall and conference hall. Putt-Putt, trampolines, table tennis and pool table. We have a 24 x 7 security operation and the resort is also protected by surrounding electric fencing. – Hover on

I was on my way to Jackal Creek some four kilometres from the coffee shop on the R364 to Clanwilliam. Jackals Creek is another of those wonderful conglomerations only the West Coast could produce. Firstly, the oversized, big white rondawel is a pub, art gallery, wedding venue, restaurant, or just the home of local character Curnall. Writing a note, I asked Curnall what his surname was. His immediate answer was, “Moneyflower”. Looking a bit puzzled, he gave me what I was to learn was one of his signature laughs, “No man it’s, Gelderbloem.” I liked him from the start. Jackal

On the wild West Coast of South Africa, just 220km north of Cape Town and 5km from the renowned surf spot, Elands Bay, lies a historic World Heritage site of outstanding natural beauty. A perfect spot for bird watching, horse riding, kayaking, fishing, walking, surfing, rock art, wild flowers – or just enjoying a wonderful piece of wilderness. Elands Bay is a cult surf spot famed for its six star left breaking wave. Surfers from all over the world make the pilgrimage to this savagely beautiful place. With heartbreakingly beautiful sunsets and magnificent crayfish, this is one of the key

The Ganzekraal Coastal Resort is ideal for weekend getaways, relaxing holidays, or to host your conference, team building or wedding. It is just off the R27 and hugs the fresh Atlantic Ocean. Boasting 28 sea facing, fully equipped, 4-6 sleeper, self-catering chalets, it also has a tidal pool, slipway, conference facility/wedding venue, lapa, bar and restaurant. The air-conditioned conference hall has bar facilities and seats 110 delegates and is fully equipped with video and overhead projector, whiteboards and flip-charts. The self-catering restaurant overlooks the ocean, seats approximately 104 people and has its own bar and facilities for a carvery or

Set at the foot of the Cederberg Mountain, 7km from Citrusdal, Bosrivier is the ideal camping escape destination with only the rustle of leaves and ripples of water as company. It consist of 5 campsites, each with its own private veranda, braai area and ablution facilities. The campsite also offers a communal braai area next to a mountain stream with spots for swimming, as well as a huge shaded lawn. Map & Directions

Situated in the heart of the Western Coast of South Africa, with a long stretch of beach, is Dwarskersbos Beach resort – the ideal family holiday destination. This resort offers a choice of comfortable self-catering accommodation, 124 camping and caravan sites and a function hall that can easily accommodate 200 people. For the little ones we offer a playground. Whether you enjoy a long stroll on the beach or reading a book, bird watching or fishing – you will have a relaxing vacation. No pets allowed. – Hover on an icon for title or view our resort icon key here

Located in one of the most beautiful spots on the West Coast (north of Cape Town and west of Piketberg) surrounded by beauty lies Stywelyne Beach Resort. The resort is the ideal family holiday destination. Our facilities include a swimming pool, playground for the kids, 54 camping and caravan sites with electrical outlets and plenty of shade, 7 fully-equipped beachfront chalets each with their own stoep (veranda) and braai area and 6 standard chalets-and much more. There’s angling, crayfishing and deep-sea fishing nearby, plus the Rocher Pan Nature reserve with its abundant birdlife and wild flowers. You can also visit

To contact this resort for their special you saw advertised, kindly use the enquiry form below. T&C’s apply. Positioned on the banks of the Bulshoek Dam along the Olifants River and surrounded by the scenic Ceder Mountains, Rondeberg Resort provides a beautiful holiday destination. Rondeberg is also the ideal stopover, as it is conveniently situated on the N7 Cape Town-Namibia route. Facilities range from general camping to luxury private camping, stone cottage camping and five luxury chalets (all fully air-conditioned). Bird-watchers will be treated to over 135 documented species near the dam (also a favourite for fishing and watersports), or

Located only two hours drive from Cape Town and established in 1739, The Baths is all about rest and relaxation in the heart of nature. Surrounded by mountains on an old citrus farm in the Olifants River Valley, this resort offers old traditional charm in a beautiful, rural setting. Unwind in the private, natural hot spring baths; enjoy the wild flower extravaganza during springtime or choose from an à la carte menu at McGregors’ restaurant. The resort is never overcrowded, and it is important to book in advance. There is a shop and licensed restaurant on site. In The Area

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