Paternoster Lodge & Skatkis Restaurant
To visit Paternoster is to experience absolute tranquility with its breathtaking oceanic views one truly experiences absolute peace. Paternoster is rich with fisherman culture which is reminiscent of an era long forgotten.

Paternoster is a must for nature lovers, it is also ideal for families, friends and honeymooners. There can be nothing more relaxing than waking up with the smell of the ocean and the sound of the waves in your ears.

It is situated approximately 145kms from Cape Town and 15kms from Vredenburg, once you enter Paternoster, it`s charm and rich culture will steal your heart forever.

The lodge is managed by Daniele and Wilma. This dynamic duo with their passion for people and attention to detail makes this the destination of choice. Daniel loves sharing her hometowns stories and beauty with people from all over the world. Wilma has absolute passion for the West-Coast, after living in the city for many years she has truly found out what the meaning of beauty and serenity is.

We encourage you to share Paternoster with us and promise you that this small fisherman`s village will change your life forever.

The Paternoster Lodge offers 7 double rooms, situated on a hill the most panoramic views are always at your immediate dispense.This also makes it the ideal place to get married; with its beautiful unspoiled beach and unbelievable sunsets you will have the most exquisite wedding pictures.
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Facilities & Services:

  • Babies
  • Disabled
  • Children under 12 years
  • Honeymoon Couples
  • Elderly
  • Laundry Service
  • Other
  • Conference facilities
  • Wedding facilities
  • Dining room
  • Bar on the Premises
  • Restaurant
  • Cots available
  • Library
  • Petrol on site
  • Curio Shop
  • Tourism Information Desk
  • Fax & Photocopy Machine
  • Parking (open and off-street)
  • Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Hiking / Walking Trails
  • Other

Paternoster Lodge & Skatkis Restaurant Activities:

Columbine Nature Reserve:
This 263 ha reserve is home to a wide variety of sandveld, fynbos and wild flowers. A camping and caravan site with 65 stands and basic ablution facilities is situated at Tietiesbaai. Fishing and diving for crayfish (lobster) and perlemoen (abalone) are allowed. The best time to visit is during September when the wild flowers are in full bloom. A true haven for nature lovers and photographers. The reserve is open throughout the year.

Cape Columbine
Site of the last manned lighthouse in the country

Stompneusbaai to Paternoster:
30 km one way, route along the beach, can be combined with the Tietiesbaai to Swartriet Trail.

Tietiesbaai to Swartriet:
17 km one way, along the beach, can combine with Stompneus to Paternoster Trail.

Diving and Spearfishing:
Various diving spots along the coast.

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