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Strandloper Street, Paternoster, Saldanha Bay Municipality 7381, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We stayed in Paternoster and had a walk on this endless beach. Very good therapy to acquire a apatite for all the lovely restaurants in this small fishing village

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LukasTravel727
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It may seem a bit weird to review a beach. After all it’s just white sand. But this one has a special feel. The long, curved horseshoe is almost pristine and sums up the raw natural beauty of South Africa’s west coast. In turns sunny,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank postscript65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Paternoster for the first time ever. What a beautiful coastal 'dorpie'. Lovely selection of restaurants to choose from. Most importantly, though, what a scenic village. I was surprised that the village was actually bigger than I expected. Lovely ocean views from almost anywhere. Looking...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ColJackZA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

White sand with clear views across the ocean. Seagulls lazing about with good food available on the beach edge. Enjoy long uninterrupted walks on the beach.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JacquesD1811
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Visited Paternoster (Our Father). Historic fisherman's village with old whitewashed fisherman's houses. Beach wide, very windy. Nice for walking. Be careful of street vendors trying to sell illegal crayfish, mussels, etc.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank vernonv435
Reviewed January 8, 2019

I know, it is freezing, but if you stay in long enough it,s really refreshing and sooooooo energizing! Do it, it gets easier after every swim!!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SonZD
Reviewed January 7, 2019

Long open beach with fine white sand to walk on, swim and tan and enjoy the Creation. A few small restaurants with good food right on the beach.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Erma L
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

One of the most beautiful beaches that I have ever been to. Such a contrast between the ocean the rugged vegetation and the neat white cottages

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rosse534
Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

Paternoster has a beautiful beach but I was disappointed with the extent of litter on the beach. It's sad that such a beautiful place is not kept litter free. I didn't see any dustbins or cleaners on the beach.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 31, 2018

What an amazing experience, walking on the longest stretches of serene beach, the calmest sea, a blue horizon where sea and sky and nothingness meet. And sunsets privy to only a select few.

Date of experience: December 2018
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