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Walk through the history of this fishing village in Arniston. Visit and speak to the locals. Safe... read more

Reviewed January 11, 2019
Saldanha Bay Municipality, South Africa
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The village continues to be attractive and as a heritage site is worth strolling through. It is... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Harbour Street | Waenhuiskrans / Arniston, Arniston, South Africa
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Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

Walk through the history of this fishing village in Arniston. Visit and speak to the locals. Safe and friendly. Always a good story to be heard.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank projectm885
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The village continues to be attractive and as a heritage site is worth strolling through. It is also on the way to one of the best walks in the area to see the monument for the Arniston shipwreck so one can kill two birds with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Magriet11
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Enjoyed a peaceful, simple weekend in this quaint village - with the beautiful bay hosting whales, sea-caves, and photo opportunities galore of fishermens' cottages and seascapes

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 62pauline
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Loved this area and was amazed at the amount of whales that cruised along the coastline... many places for accommodation to suit all requirements. ... real countryside. .. REAL PEOPLE.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sidneyfjacobs
Reviewed May 1, 2018

This is a must if you're going to Arniston, or even if you have to make a detour. We took a walk through the beautiful houses and ended up eating at one of the local restaurants Well worth the visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Had lunch with a VIEW! Friendly people. Nothing artificial and staged. Real houses, proud people and so peaceful.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank penelope123465
Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

We spent two days with Lorna and Edwin at their charming little cottage in Kassiesbaai near Arniston, a 200 year old authentic and working fishing village. From the moment we stepped into their home we felt completely at home. Lorna is so warm and welcoming...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank karenm167
Reviewed January 21, 2018

A collection of fishermans cottages, quite neat. Curio shop/restaurant only open at lunchtime. Very limited selection of unappealing curios. Did not look like a good place to eat.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Mirrid
Reviewed January 21, 2018

I will recommend this beautiful little town to anyone. So peaceful and such friendly people. Perfect beaches. The list is endless. Take time out to visit Kassiesbaai / Arniston. A definite must see.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Mon2russ
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

We visited Arniston for a few days, we’ve been going for years and I can honestly say Mien’s breakfast was the best I ever had in Arniston. I would drive all the way from Cape Town to eat there! Amazing food, amazing prices and amazing...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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April 22, 2017|
Response from JeanneL726 | Reviewed this property |
I haven't stayed there. The restaurant is right next door. From the outside the quest house looks as if it will be very basic. Nice sea view small rooms (it's small house). Not sure about ablutions. This is a home stay... More