Lodges

Strandloper Ocean Boutique Hotel

Unwind in a perfectly private piece of Paternoster

Strandloper Ocean Boutique Hotel

For blissful indulgence of the sand and sea kind, the Strandloper Ocean Boutique Hotel is hard to beat. Nestled amongst the pretty, whitewashed cottages on the quieter side of town, the hotel is literally steps away from an 8km stretch of untouched beach and perfectly private. Beyond the stylish décor, sweeping vistas of wild fynbos and rolling dunes complete the barefoot, beach-chic atmosphere and really, all that’s left to do is kick off your shoes, drink in the fresh, salty air and forget the riots of daily life (helped by a large gin & tonic on the terrace, of course).

At the lodge

The hotel

A fusion of laid-back luxury and contemporary style, the main areas at the Strandloper are all bleached wood, high ceilings and plenty of shimmering glass and light. Relax on the open-air terrace and dip into the outdoor pool in summer, or cosy up in front of the roaring fire in winter. But if the idea of leaving your sanctuary doesn’t appeal then don’t worry—the on-site restaurant serves sumptuous breakfasts and elegant dinners, with light lunches and afternoon tea in between.

The rooms

Of the 13 exquisite suites, 5 face the ocean and the others look out over the nature reserve but all have private terraces or courtyards, huge wooden doors and vast windows from which to soak up the picturesque surroundings. Bathrooms are a delight and there’s outdoor rain showers, huge tubs and steaming hot internal showers to choose from. Our hot tip is the double storied Athena suite, complete with writing desk, vast King size bed and stunning views over the ocean seascapes.

On safari

Experiences

There’s plenty to keep you entertained in Paternoster, from the art galleries that line the streets to the mouth-watering selection of restaurants. Explore the area on foot or by bike, or take to the water in a kayak and search for whales and dolphins. Further afield, nature buffs will appreciate the birds of the Langebaan Lagoon or the wildlife of Tittiesbaai Nature Reserve, both a short drive down the coast. Or simply relax in simple, seaside luxury… we would!

When to go

Paternoster by month

January

Season: Dry

February

Season: Dry

March

Season: Dry

April

Season: Dry

May

Season: Wet

June

Season: Wet

July

Season: Wet

August

Season: Wet

September

Season: Wet

October

Season: Dry

November

Season: Dry

December

Season: Dry

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