Hondeklipbaai Accommodation

Hondeklipbaai, which means ‘Dog Stone Bay’ in English, is a tiny settlement on the West Coast of South Africa. It is located 95 kilometres south west of Springbok, the last town on the N7 road before you reach Namibia.

The town has a long history, beginning in the 1800’s. It was established because of its natural harbour, which could be used to transport the copper ore which was being mined in surrounding Namaqualand regions. It was named after a rock on the coast which supposedly resembles a dog. A visit to the rock will reveal that the resemblance is abstract.

After the copper mining days, the town became a hub for the surrounding diamond-mining efforts and there existed briefly a crayfish factory. However, over the years few industries have stuck and the town remains a largely undeveloped settlement, where life for locals is challenging to say the least. However, its stark, wild landscape and lack of commercial attention are the very things which now make it attractive to visitors.

Hondeklipbaai lies in a semi-arid region which is sparsely populated where plants, humans and other animals are concerned. The Atlantic Ocean which hugs its 14 or so kilometres of coastline is icy cold but nutritious for the sea creatures which inhabit it, and despite the colour palette of the area being dominated by greys, whites and blues for most of the year, spring time (August to October) yields an array of colourful flowers scattered across the flat landscape.

Visiting Hondeklipbaai promises to be a rejuvenating experience and one can keep occupied by investigating the tidal pools, observing the sea birds like sandpipers, gulls and endangered oystercatchers and collecting mussels and crayfish (if you have a license). You can also visit some of the landmarks, stroll along the coast or just enjoy the sense of peace and tranquillity the place offers.

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Die Papierhuisie


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From R650 pps

Die Papierhuisie (THE PAPERHOUSE ) situated in the hart of Namakwaland in Hondeklipbaai a small fisherman's village .Upgraded and under new ownership and management from the 1st of April 2015 as n Bed... More Info

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From R700* unit

The Flophouse is a fully furnished & equipped self catering timber cottage that accommodates up to 4 guests. The unit has one bedroom with a double bed, open plan kitchen & living area with a bunk bed... More Info

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From R600* unit

Tired of the huzz and buzz of city life? Then the Honnehokke Chalets in Hondeklipbaai/Hondeklip Bay is just the place for you! Here you can relax with a book (your own, or one from our extensive libra... More Info

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From R400* unit

Hondeklipbaai (Dog Stone Bay) is a small coastal town with a population of approx. 600 inhabitants, making it an ideal break away destination where one can relax and enjoy the natural surroundings wit... More Info

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From R800* unit

Honne-Hemel welcomes you. Come and enjoy your holiday at Honne-Hemel where you are two minutes from the beach and have a great sea-view from the patio, one bedroom and outside braai. The House: ... More Info

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From R650* unit

We offer two self-catering units with view of the ocean from the patios. The Honne-Pondokkies is within walking distance from the beach.... More Info

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Hondeklipbaai Reviews

Hondeklipbaai Accommodation has been rated 4.5/5 based on 33 reviews.

Quaint quiet sea side village
- Angelique Gerber

It is a treasure and we have visited it for the first time and felt welcome and the ride to Hondeklipbaai was a great experience.
- Hugo Grobler

Hondeklipbaai is a great place if you really want to escape from the hustle and bustle.
- Jaco Van Den Berg

No stop streets, no trafic lights, no crime, no time and no noise. At least one Resturant the (Rooi Spinnekop) with great food and cold beer.
- Sarel Van Der Walt

Hondeklipbaai was an amazing experience, we did not expect to find such a jewel on the West Coast.
- Dalette Mulder