In the 'hood, Jacobsbaai as a destination

Jacobsbaai, situated midway between Vredenburg and Saldanha Bay, is an isolated, traditional Cape West Coast Village. Strict building restrictions in the town have preserved the breathtaking 2 kilometers of coastline, boasting 7 individual bays and lime washed houses against an azure blue sea. Most of the roads are gravel roads which keeps traffic at snails pace which has resulted in a ... cont.

14 Mauritz Street, Jacobsbaai, 7382, Cape West Coast, Western Cape, South Africa

Directions to Artist's Retreat B&B

Driving from Cape Town take the N7 which turns out of the N1, and keep on going until you see the turnoff to Melkbosstrand. Turn left and drive till you reach a robot and connect with the R27 to Velddrif. Turn right and keep on going until you pass the Engen Garage on your left that is the turnoff to Langebaan. Pass that turnoff and take the next turnoff that has a sign Weskus Mall.

Once you have turned off to your left you will see a weigh bridge on your left and pass Saldanha Steel on your left. That road will eventually cross a double road which leads to Vredenburg and Saldanha. You cross over the road into Jacobsbaai. When entering Jacobsbaai, you will turn left at the 3 way stop. Drive on with the road until you see the turnoff that says Maurits Street and Mauritsbaai (Moerie se baai) turn right, We are no 14 on your right. Large white house with red roof. Drive into the driveway to the back.

Amenities in the area

  • Bars and/or Nightlife (4 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (5 km)
  • Laundromat (8 km)
  • Bus Line (10 km)
  • Car Hire (10 km)
  • Bank and/or ATM (15 km)
  • Business Services (15 km)
  • Grocery Store (15 km)
  • Post Office (15 km)
  • Shopping Mall (15 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (25 km)
  • Internet Caf (25 km)
  • Train Station (140 km)
  • Airport (145 km)


  • 4x4 trails
  • Abseiling
  • Beach
  • Bird watching
  • Children's entertainment
  • Cultural experiences
  • Diving / snorkelling
  • Farm activities
  • Fishing
  • Galleries / museums
  • Game viewing
  • Golf course(s)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Hang- / paragliding
  • Health spa / massage
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Kite surfing
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Parasailing
  • Swimming
  • Whale watching
  • Wind surfing
  • Wine tasting

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