Self-catering accommodation in Agulhas
Cabo das Agulhas or Cape of Needles when translated into the Portuguese name on which it was founded, is a rocky headland located at the Southern Tip of Africa. The needles refer to the notorious rocks and reefs that have made shipwrecks out of the explorer and merchant ships heading to the Cape.
The special little town of Agulhas sits at the edge of the African continent, marking the divide between the Indian and Atlantic oceans. It is steeped in fisherman’s mystique and fantastic tales of the ocean’s magic and might.
As a holiday destination, Struisbaai and L’Agulhas overflows with exciting activities and attractions bringing an assortment of travelers, families and couples to its rocky shores. Holidaymakers are met with an abundance of accommodation to choose from in Struisbaai and L’Agulhas with a bounty of self-catering options - from luxury to budget -that suit every pocket and preference.
Visitors can expect to find self-catering establishments within walking distance from restaurants, bars, shops and other local attractions such as the beach and tidal pools. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy the nearby hiking and bike trails through the Agulhas National Park and those wanting to imagine a life at sea can climb the Cape Agulhas lighthouse which houses the only lighthouse museum in Africa.
You’ll be spoiled for choice with the various self-catering accommodation in Struisbaai and L’Agulhas. You can choose from being perched on the rocks with 180° sea views of the wild coastline to being tucked away in one of South Africa’s most renowned and diverse nature reserves which offers an unrivaled outdoor experience that comes complete with sea views, sand dunes and rare fynbos.
Find a secluded romantic retreat with fantastic sea views giving you a break from the city. Fully equipped with everything you need, there is no reason couples would want to leave the comfort of their beautiful holiday-home, bar the odd grocery run.
There are also spacious self-catering homes that are perfect for larger groups or families with beautiful open plan areas that facilitate family interaction and bonding. Visitors who consider their pets to be part of the family can find enclosed homes or cottages that welcome furry friends to Struisbaai and L’Agulhas. Alternatively, those who are seeking a truly local experience can opt to stay in a self-catering fisherman’s cottage bursting with character and charm.
There are a range of self-catering cottages, farm-stays, holiday apartments and private rentals in Struisbaai and L’Agulhas to suit your all your accommodation needs. A fully equipped kitchen, specious outside areas with braai facilities and covered verandahs overlooking the ocean are just some of the perks of choosing self-catering accommodation in L’Agulhas and Struisbaai.