Aug 7, 2023

Unveiling the Enchanting West Coast Flower Season in South Africa

Nature has an uncanny ability to paint breathtaking landscapes, and few places exemplify this as vividly as South Africa’s West Coast during its annual flower season. […]
Nov 22, 2022

Mense, Make It A Week for Mzansi

The world loves South Africa – with good reason. We’ve got vibrant personalities, cultures and cuisine. We’re “yebo”, “yes”, “ja” people, and no challenge is too […]
Oct 1, 2022

Looking back at September in Paternoster

‘Tis the season for world powers to be more Austin, and focus on getting groovy, baby. While closer to home, ‘tis the season to smell the […]
Jul 3, 2023

Paws in Paternoster – A Pet-Friendly Winter Escape at Gonana

The Cape West Coast is a magical place, renowned for its breathtaking landscapes, rich maritime heritage, and captivating fishing villages like Paternoster – a charming coastal […]
May 10, 2023

Gonana’s Take on Autumnal Colours

Gonana’s Take on Autumnal Colours An exclusive look at our plans for you this Secret Season It’s time for kayaking the calmer seas, horseback riding empty […]
Feb 16, 2023

A jam-packed weekend of things to do in Paternoster

Posted by David Henning on 13 February 2023 The town of Paternoster has plenty of charm, from the bounty of the ocean to the whitewashed houses and everything […]
Feb 13, 2023

Gonana Collection brings you its brand new Coral Villa & Studios

Gonana Collection brings you its brand new Coral Villa & Studios For West Coast beauty, tranquillity and style With the enviable honour of being Paternoster’s first […]
Oct 12, 2022

Paternoster’s first eco-conscious Guesthouse, adds self-catering Houses to its Collection

(18 July 2022, Absolute Mama) Gonana Guesthouse, situated directly on Bekbaai beach in the tranquil village of Paternoster on the West Coast of South Africa, is the […]
Oct 12, 2022

Holiday accommodation that’s sure to get those tails wagging

(31 August 2022, IOL) A growing number of South African animal lovers are unwilling to leave their kitties and pooches at home when they go on […]
Jul 22, 2022

WomenStuff | Paternoster’s Gonana Guesthouse is the Epitome of Beachfront Paradise

JUL 19, 2022 | Article originally published here and written by Crystal Espin. The Western Cape has no shortage of pretty coastal towns, but I’m quite […]
Jun 28, 2022


[March, 2021] I’d always been entranced by Paternoster, even though I had never been and knew almost nothing about it, except that it was up the […]
Jun 28, 2022

Grab your hot cross buns and head out of this city with these Easter getaways

While the Easter weekend is usually filled with hot cross buns and pickled fish, it’s also the perfect time to step away from the ordinary and […]