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Kommetjie is located on the west coast of the Cape Peninsula, south-west of Noordhoek and north of Scarborough.

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By car[edit]

From the airport follow the N2 south-west towards Cape Town. Turn on to the M3 south and follow it to the end. Turn right onto Steenberg Road (M42) and then left onto Ou Kaapse Weg (M64). Follow the road over the mountain for about 11 kilometres. At the second traffic light turn right into Kommetjie Road (M65) and follow this road for about 7 kilometres.

From Hout Bay follow Chapman's Peak Drive (M6) onto Ou Kaapse Weg (M64) then use the directions as outlined above.

By bus[edit]

Golden Arrow operates regular buses between Kommetjie and Fish Hoek.

See[edit][add listing]

Slangkop Lighthouse has been operational since March 1919.

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Long Beach is a surfers' paradise, with huge waves.
  • You can walk all the way on the beach from Kommetjie north to Noordhoek. Along the way you'll come across the rusted wreck of the Kakapo, shipwrecked in May 1900.

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Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Blue Water Cafe, Imhoff Farm, Kommetjie Road, +27 21 783 2007 (), [1]. Breakfast, lunch, dinner or tea/coffee.  edit
  • Compass Bakery, Fish Eagle Park, Kommetjie Road, +27 21 783 4102, [2]. Delicious bread, biscuits and pastries.  edit
  • Espresso.kom, Erica Road, +27 21 783 0944. Excellent coffee and fresh pastries. Open 7 days a week from 8am and for dinner Tuesday to Saturday evenings. Specials include Gourmet Burgers, Seafood AND curry evening. Specialising in Thai dishes.  edit
  • Fisherman's Pub, cnr Somerset and Kommetjie Roads, +27 21 783 1496.  edit
  • Just Foods, Erica Road, +27 21 783 4639.  edit
  • The Farmers Den, Imhoff Farm, Kommetjie Road, +27 21 783 5828. Farm-style meals.  edit
  • The Pickled Fish, Imhoff Farm, Kommetjie Road, +27 21 783 5053. Seafood.  edit

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Chill & Surf Backpackers, 19 Kommetjie Road, +27 21 785 4678 (), [3]. Budget accommodation in cabins, dormitories or tents. R55 camping, R80 dormitory, R250 private hut.  edit
  • Glen Cottage, 22 Riverside Drive, +27 21 785 4349 (), [4]. Self-catering for up to 6 people. From R650 to R1350 for the cottage per night.  edit
  • Sunset Beach Guest Lodge, 73 Wireless Road, +27 21 783 4283 (, fax: +27 21 783 4286), [5]. Great location overlooking the beach. From R400 per person.  edit

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