Mar 28, 2022
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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 […]
Jan 12, 2022
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“Buy Local Think Global” – Jonas Sandström’s Vision for Gonana

When Swedish entrepreneur and celeb Jonas Sandström visited South Africa all those years ago, he fell in love, cancelled his flight ‘home’ and bought a guesthouse […]
Nov 9, 2021
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Embracing People, Locals and Sustainability – That’s Gonana

Gonana has a ring to it; it certainly rolls nicely off the tongue, don’t you think? However, Jonas Sandström put plenty of thought into naming this […]
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 […]
Jun 28, 2022
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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
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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
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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
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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 […]