Strandfontein is a pretty little coastal village situated on the West Coast at the mouth of the Olifants River. Strandfontein’s high cliffs provide excellent views across the sea ideal for spotting whales during season from the late winter into early spring.
This area is magnificent in its beauty with white sandy beaches and rocky cliffs. Becoming quite the tourist destination and stop-over for those travelling on the N7 to and from Namibia, Strandfontein is growing in popularity. August and September is wildflower season bringing visitors from far and wide as the area becomes a hive of activity all to see the breathtaking vision of colour.
Peace, tranquillity and relaxation is the deciding factor in this destination, however for those who seek adventure there is paragliding, microlighting and gyrocopter trips.
Accommodation in Strandfontein
Being such a tourist magnet, the village has much to offer in the form of accommodation. From bed and breakfasts to self-catering units, there is something for all tastes and budgets. The accommodation directory provides a list of advertisers.
Activities in Strandfontein
Strandfontein provides food for the soul with all it has to offer. Children are well catered for in the village with the playground and safe tidal pool at the beach. Additional things to do and see are as follows:
- Bird Island Nature Reserve
- Cape West Coast Biosphere Reserve
- Olifants River Estuary
- Fishing (check license requirements)
The activities directory provides an extensive list for the area.
Strandfontein has all the shops and services necessary for a comfortable holiday stay with some lovely restaurants.