Polka's Place, No 78 Self Catering Cottage/ House/ Bungalow

Port Nolloth, Northern Cape - South Africa

 
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Polka's Place No. 78 situated on the beachfront, this beautiful home has an enormous covered, furnished patio, with a braai area, completely protected from the wind and with spectacular views of the ocean. The interior is tastefully furnished and each bed is covered with a lovely home-made quilt. The very spacious main bedroom with a king size bed, the dining room with a 10 seater table and comfortable Lounge with large couches, also all have beautiful views of the ocean framed by 2 very tall and old palm trees.

The kitchen is modern and fully equipped. There is a separate laundry area with tumble dryer and washing machine and the bathroom is spacious and modern.

In the evening, relax, or enjoy a braai or dinner on the patio. Watch the beautiful sunsets over Port Nolloth Bay and the return of the fishing trawlers and diamond dredgers after a long day at sea manoeuvring thru the port and starboard buoys in the channel heading back to the harbour. In the morning, watch the heavy-side dolphins, seals and occasional whale frolic in the waves from either the patio or from the lovely wooden boardwalk that stretches across rocks and rock pools from beach to beach.

Our beachfront home is perfectly located within walking distance 200-300m (along the boardwalk) to restaurants and shops, but private and away from the hustle and bustle of the town centre. Enjoy walks along the long white sandy beaches, or soak up the unique history of this quaint little town. Once named Aukwatowa by the Nama people, it later became known as Robbebaai due to the abundance of seals and finally it was renamed Port Nolloth by British settlers who identified the bay as a harbour from which they could ship copper ore mined inland. Just as the Ore shipments started declining, alluvial diamonds were discovered (1926). The main industry today is marine diamond dredging, crayfishing and tourism.

Home Facilities

Couldn't be closer to the beach!

  • Lounge with TV/DVD machine/DSTV
  • Dining area with 10 seater dining table
  • Fully fitted kitchen including Stove, microwave, fridge/freezer, chest freezer, dishwasher, blender and more, leads on to a courtyard with washing line.
  • Laundry area with Washing machine and Tumble dryer
  • Large Patio on the beachfront with barbecue/braai area big enough for relaxing and enjoying meals, and spectacular views.
  • Large Main bedroom: Sea views, king size bed , couch
  • Second bedroom: double room with 2 single beds
  • Large Third bedroom: 3 single beds
  • Modern, clean bathroom with shower, very large bath, basin and toilet.
  • All bed linen, quilts, duvets, pillows and bath towels supplied.

Port Nolloth Facilities

  • Spar, Butcher, excellent Fish shop, crayfish and fresh fish in season at The Ovenstone Factory, Bottle stores, PEP store, Hi-Q, Hardware, General dealer and more.
  • Restaurants and Tea Rooms: Anita's Tavern, Captain Nemo's, Maresol, Port Wharf, Scotia Inn Restaurant, Vespetti's.
  • Petrol station with shop well stocked with fishing and diving gear.
  • First National Bank branch and FNB, ABSA and Standard Bank ATM machines.
  • 3G connectivity.
  • Police Station and Municipal offices.
  • Library.

Activities

  • Swimming, snorkelling, kayaking.
  • Horse riding on the beach.
  • Fishing and Crayfishing (in season).
  • Walks along kilometres of beach.
  • Off road tracks for driving and motor biking.
  • Namaqualand Flower viewing from mid-July to end of August.
  • Explore the Richtersveld National Park.
  • Alexander bay - Orange river mouth for fishing and bird watching.
  • Alexander bay - Diamond mining museum and mine tours.
  • Port Nolloth Museum - local history.
  • Mac Dougalls bay - canoeing around Bird Island.
  • Relaxing, relaxing, and relaxing!

 


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