Accommodation Review: A rustic Cederberg getaway at peaceful Gecko Creek

Our stay at Gecko Creek Wilderness Lodge – and overall first-time experience of the Cederberg – was something I had planned two months in advance. This was made effortlessly simple thanks to owner Linton and then-overseers and managers, Monica and Glenn. We arranged dates and in reply, they sent me a detailed email highlighting all the dos and don’ts of […]

Cafe Review: Ginja Beanz Coffee Cafe, Langebaan

In late July, our three-day trip to Langebaan revealed some true local gems. One such place was Ginja Beanz Coffee Café. Found in Waterfront Square, this charming coffee shop will surprise more than a few visitors. People always think that small towns can’t have top class food spots… But, having grown-up in Montagu where hospitality reigns, we know better than […]

Travel Review: Discover the magic of Thali Thali Game Lodge, Langebaan

Located outside the tranquil West Coast town of Langebaan – and happily found along the West Coast Way foodie and scenic route – lies the vast and unquestionably magical, 1460-hectare fynbos and game farm: Thali Thali Game Lodge. Here, from the moment the gate shuts behind you, closing out the hum of the R27 road, you discover a sense of […]

Langebaan Accommodation Review: Fabulous four-star-rated Masada Guest House

Langebaan is indeed the Jewel of the West Coast. Not only is this evident in its amazing natural beauty – like its crystal clear aqua waters, endless, pristine beaches and wilderness havens teeming with wildlife – but it’s clear from its food and accommodation offerings too, as we discovered on our first night’s stay in Langebaan. We had planned a […]