Stroois (Afrikaans word meaning straw hut)

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  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Cottage

Bedrooms: 2

Bathrooms: 2

Sleeps: 4

Type: Cottage

Stroois (Afrikaans word meaning straw hut)

Stroois is situated in a Cape Coastal Fynbos nature reserve adjacent to the small town of Stilbaai, at the beginning of the famous Garden Route. This beach town is the perfect holiday destination. It stretches on both sides of the Goukou River estuary where it meets the Indian Ocean on the Southern Cape Coast of South Africa. The clean extensive sandy beaches and the navigable river present the visitor with a choice of a variety of water related activities.

The cozy, fully equipped, self catering, thatched cottage perches on an ancient dune with a spectacular view of the Indian Ocean. Waves break in white foam on the rocky shoreline down below. ...Read more

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Woutrine F.

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Stroois (Afrikaans word meaning straw hut)
Stilbaai, Western Cape, South Africa

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Additional Location Information

The cottage is situated in Bosbokduin a security nature reserve adjacent to Stilbaai. Near Stroois is a small bay called Skulpiesbaai (Shell Beach). This beach is not safe for swimming as there are sudden deep pools. However it is lovely for sunbathing, to pick up shells, snorkeling and paddling in a canoe. In the bay there is also an example of the stone packed fish traps as created by the early San and Khoi people who lived along the coast before the settling of the white farmers. A hike along the seashore to the small village of Jongensfontein can be undertaken. A visit to the Stilbaai tourism bureau is a must in order to, among others, see the eels being feed, look at the artifacts made by the prehistoric inhabitants of the immediate surrounds and find out about other hiking trails in the vicinity.
Stilbaai has all the necessary Spar, OK grocer and a number of other convenience stores. and ingcan be Visit the

More About This Location

Beach or lakeside relaxation, Rural retreats, Waterfront

Getting There

Nearest airport: George, 100 miles
Car is essential



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