Kommetjie is a quaint village located on the West Coast of the Cape Peninsula. It offers visitors and residents a mixed blend of strips of sandy beaches, sprawling mountain ranges and nature trails. With a relatively small population of roughly 3000 people, Kommetjie has a rural yet tranquil atmosphere.
Kommetjie, meaning "small basin" in Afrikaans, was bestowed with the name due to its geographic position - located just below the mountains, and supports parts of the Cape Peninsula.
With strong waves and a cold current, Kommetjie is a popular spot for surfing.With its abundance in crayfish, the small town provides ample crayfishing opportunities for interested parties.
Kommetjie has all the regular outlets for convenience shopping - think petrol stations, laundromats and a wide-variety of restaurants, giving locals no reason to venture into the busy hub of Cape Town.
One major tourist attraction is the Slangkop Lighthouse, a colossal fixture standing tall at 33 metres. The lighthouse can be from as far as the Ou Kaapse Weg Mountain pass. Nearby, visitors can explore the remnants of The Kakapo Shipwreck dating back to the 1900's, located at Noordhoek's Long beach.
Kommetjie has a variety of lodges, beach villas and cottages for visitors and holiday makers.
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A stone's throw away from the beach, a surfer's paradise, incredible views of the sea and mountains, ancient milkwood trees overlooking the garden, right on the doorstep of the Cape National Park, hik... More Info
Set in "Old Kommetjie", 150 m from the shore, this open-plan family home has great sea view and a lush garden.
The main bedroom has a queen-sized bed and there are 2 single beds in the second bedroom... More Info
Kommetjies beaches offer excellent swimming, surfing, wind-surfing, walks and relaxation. There are many hiking trails within close proximity to Kommetjie, either on the mountains behind the village o... More Info
Affordable self-catering accommodation only 70 meters from the water's edge. A large bedroom with double bed and en-suite bathroom and a sunny deck with a sea view upstairs. A living room with two sin... More Info
Sunbird House is a large family home nestled in the idyllically beautiful suburb of Kommetjie. You can smell the sea air and hear the waves when you're sitting on the comfortable deck upstairs or whil... More Info
Milkwood Cottage is a comfortable and spacious cottage surrounded by beautiful Milkwood trees in Kommetjie, only a short walk to famous Long Beach. Kommetjie has managed to retain much of its rural ap... More Info
Little Arum Cottages is situated in the charming seaside village of Kommetjie, along the picturesque Atlantic Seaboard.
The property comprises of two semi-detached cottages, both featuring full bat... More Info
Mountain and Sea is a sea view home situated in Kommetjie, offering 2 apartment units to holiday-goers . The apartment has beautiful sea and mountain views and within close proximity to the beautiful ... More Info
You just know when you have arrived at a special place when everything you left behind on your departure is purged from your mind by the new surroundings you find yourself in. From the fresh, spacious... More Info
Somerset Place is situated in the heart of Kommetjie village. Somerset Place has loads on offer to ensure a truly enjoyable self catering holiday experience for the whole family. A large family home w... More Info
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- Trudie Esterhuizen
Close to Cape town, but miles away in atmosphere. A weekend get away without the travel hassles but with changes one associates with a holiday .
- Lisette Forsyth
Lovely little community. If you love water, the outdoors and great cuisine then this the place to be.
- Fiona Hendricks
Small and quiet little town next to the ocean and in close proximity to Cape Town.
- Ancil Van Heerden
I can't believe that I ever missed such a beautiful tourist destination. So quiet and peaceful to just arrive and have a wonderful rest. Interesting places to visit and lovely beach and Mall.
- Hercules Fouche