Strandloper Street, Paternoster, Western Cape
  +27 (0)22 7522 038

Paternoster  is one of the oldest fishing villages on the West Coast . It is situated 145 km from Cape Town. The town covers an area of 194.8 hectare and has approximately 2000 inhabitants. 

The origin of the name remains unknown. Many people believe that the name, which means ‘Our Father’ in Latin.  It appears as St.Martins Paternoster on an old map of Pierre Mortier. Other people believe it refers to the beads that the Khoi tribe wore that were called Paternosters.

Paternoster is a sought after tourist destination and is known for Crayfish and the white-washed fishermen’s cottages. The remarkable coastline of jagged cliffs and white boulders makes this one of the most beautiful beaches on the West Coast of South Africa. 

Be very weary of the water, its ice cold, even the sharks stay away. Never too cold for the occasionally visit of Dolphins and Whales.



Agterstrandt - Accommodation

Agterstrandt is situated in the heart of the old fishermen’s village, just a minutes’ walk from the beach and close walking distance to eateries, shops, art studio’s. 

Four beautifully finished apartments with DSTV and Wi-Fi. View more images here

Call 022 752 2038