Namakwaland en Weskus

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Sleep in a cave: where to stay in the Baviaanskloof

Wondering where to stay in the Baviaanskloof? Forget notions of dank, dark cave and sign on to sleep in a cave in the Baviaanskloof.

Namaqualand, exploring the West Coast Flower Route - Stingy Nomads

Namaqualand, the Flower Route that stretches along the West Coast of South Africa. When to visit? Where to see the flowers? Trip itinerary

7 things to do in Darling out of flower season

The West Coast village of Darling, just over an hour’s drive from Cape Town, is a well-loved weekend destination. Here are 7 things to do all year round.

8 of the best campsites in the Cederberg - Getaway Magazine

The Cederberg is full of campsites - but for the best, you have to take the back roads. Here are eight of the best Cederberg campsites for an active break.

15 things to do in Paternoster on the West Coast

For the locals, life in Paternoster still revolves around fishing and the sea. For visitors, here are 15 things to do in Paternoster on the West Coast.

Gorge Cottage, Augrabies: best view in South Africa

For one of the best views in South Africa, stay at Gorge Cottage, which overlooks the Orange River gorge in Augrabies Falls National Park.

Paternoster: fishing boats, beaches and crayfish

Paternoster on the West Coast is a place of whitewashed houses, fishing boats, beaches and crayfish. Visitors come for the tang of sea air, the sound of breakers, and the romance of long walks on the beach.

48 hours at Augrabies waterfalls in South Africa

About 120km west of Upington in the Northern Cape is a place of waterfalls, gorges, unusual landscapes and quiver trees. Discover what to do with 48 hours at Augrabies waterfalls in South Africa.

Stadsaal Caves and San rock paintings in the Cederberg

When you visit the Cederberg two hours north of Cape Town, don’t miss the Stadsaal Caves and San rock paintings of elephants that were painted at least 1000 years ago.

Flowers in the Tankwa Karoo National Park

In early October, the Tankwa Karoo National Park treated us to a colourful display of wild flowers.

12 things to do in West Coast National Park

Just over an hour’s drive from Cape Town you'll find the West Coast National Park. Here’s my pick of 12 things to do there.

Paternoster restaurants worth visiting

There’s no way you go hungry in Paternoster, with 17 restaurants offering everything from pizzas and burgers to seafood and fine dining. Here are some Paternoster restaurants worth visiting.

10 Karoo game reserves and nature reserves to visit

Explore the wildlife, landscapes, open spaces and big skies of these Karoo game reserves and nature reserves.

Road Tripping South Africa’s West Coast.

Summer is here so it's time to book your holiday! Here's some of our tips on road tripping South Africa's West Coast and how to take advantage of Protea Hotels by Marriott's summer early-booking discount.

Namaqualand, exploring the West Coast Flower Route - Stingy Nomads

Namaqualand, the Flower Route that stretches along the West Coast of South Africa. When to visit? Where to see the flowers? Trip itinerary

Why to love the Skilpad chalets in Namaqualand

There are just four chalets in the Skilpad section of the Namaqua National Park near Kamieskroon in South Africa, but lots of reasons to love them.