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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 […]
Mar 28, 2022

Paternoster’s Address for Self-Reflection, Reconnection and Manifestation

So what’s in a name? Instead of appeasing Shakespeare, here’s our interpretation of the name, ‘Paternoster.’ To the Catholic Portuguese seamen shipwrecked along South Africa’s West […]
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

EXPERIENCING THE GONANA GUESTHOUSE IN PATERNOSTER

[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 […]
Jun 28, 2022

10 Winter Accommodation Specials in the Western Cape

[29 March 2022] With winter edging closer, only a really cosy spot might get you to leave your home. Understandable. Take advantage of these 10  Cape […]
Jun 28, 2022

Upping the ante – How to promote and encourage responsible and sustainable tourism

By Di Sparks, with original article found here. Despite the unprecedented setbacks that affected the tourism and hospitality trade in the past two years there is light at […]
Jun 17, 2022

5 Reasons to Stay at Off the Grid Gonana Guesthouse in Paternoster

(10 June 2022) The charming seaside town of Paternoster is a perfect place to head for a weekend getaway. Just a few hours’ drive from Cape […]
May 25, 2022

The Married Wanderers: Gonana Guesthouse in Paternoster

(April 18, 2022) We slipped away on a Friday afternoon to what we like to call the “Little Greece” of the Western Cape. White-washed cottages, blue seas and […]