Kommetjie, which means ‘Small Basin’ in Afrikaans, is a small idyllic village situated near Cape Town in the Western Cape. The village is beautiful and inviting, with rock beaches, a sparkling ocean and clear blue skies.
Kommetjie is known as a surfing hotspot and a popular place for crayfish fishing. The small beach town also has the magnificent Slangkop Lighthouse, a piece of history that stands proudly on the granite rocks and can be seen from anywhere in the village. Kommetjie is home to locals who are dedicated to the conservation of their little piece of paradise. The village is known for its amazing and diverse selection of flora, some of which are endangered. Kommetjie is part of the fynbos biome, an area with one of the highest plant density in South Africa. There are various animals in the area including baboons that do not shy away from humans and are known to roam around looking for food.
Enjoy a relaxing holiday along the coast in this quiet and scenically beautiful village – book your stay with East Cape Tours and we will help you create your dream South African holiday! Contact us for any further enquiries.