Wake up to a fresh ocean breeze with birdsong, and fall asleep to the rhythmic rolls of breaking waves. Just an hours drive from Cape Town Airport, Yzerfontein is a stunning, scenic coastal village nestled amongst the sandy beaches of the West Coast. Safe, tranquil, and far removed from the noise and pollutants of the city, Yzerfontein is a clean, beautiful place to raise a family, retire or enjoy your getaway from the hustle and bustle of modern life.
Ocean Villas offers opulent beachfront homes in the heart of nature, with all the modern amenities and luxuries to make your little patch of paradise comfortable and secure. With all the necessities either at your doorstep or a short drive away, Ocean Villas is the ideal place to get back in touch with nature in the security of a quiet but thriving community.
And thanks to 16-miles of untouched beaches, colourful national parks, and a vast array of natural wildlife that call the West Coast home, it’s easy to fall in love with your own seaside retreat.
Crime in Yzerfontein
Yzerfontein is renowned to be officially one of the safest towns in South Africa, let alone the West Coast. With a close knit neighbourhood and 2 active neighbourhood watches that work closely with local authorities, you can rest easy in this picturesque village. Darling is the closest police station should you need it.
Join this friendly community and rest assured knowing that your neighbours always have your back, whether you own a holiday residence or permanently call Yzerfontein home. Our exclusive, gated beachfront estate features unparalleled security, with secure access points and top of the line security technology. All for your peace of mind and uninterrupted comfort.
Schools in Yzerfontein
Yzerfontein’s remote location means that the closest schools are in the neighbouring towns of Darling and Langebaan. Darling is around 23 minutes drive away, where you can find Darling Primary School, Darling College, and Vooruitsig Primary School. These schools are multilingual and support children from Grade 000 to Grade 7, with public and private schooling options.
Langebaan is around 38 minutes drive outside of Yzerfontein and offers a multitude of schools both public and private. Topolino Private School is a multilingual primary school offering classes for kids from Grade 00 to Grade 7. Curro Langebaan Independent School is an IEB school supporting students from Grade 1 through to Grade 12, with a Nursery school for younger children. Longacres Private School offers the CAPS integrated curriculum with learners from Grade 1 to 9.
Your children would have no shortage of schooling options close to home, and Langebaan also has multiple other schooling facilities such as surf schools, culinary schools, and yachting schools.
Shopping and Dining in Yzerfontein
Yzerfontein is a small coastal village with a Kwik Spar and TOPS to supply its residence with food, drink and small essentials. Darling is nearby with a meat market, a large Spar and a number of other smaller shops. Both Darling and Yzerfontein have their share of coffee shops and restaurants offering a variety of cuisines, but always specialising in fresh seafood. For medicinal necessities Yzerfontein has its own pharmacy and veterinary clinic.
The closest mall you’ll find is in Langebaan, Laguna Mall, with a number of shops catering to needs and wants. There’s a range of smaller shops in the area, as well as gift shops, hardware stores, tackle shops, markets, and more. Langebaan has a bustling restaurant industry, with great seaside restaurants and bars offering amazing seafood, grills, and other cuisines from around the world. If all else fails, Club Mykonos has a range of restaurants and seaside bars as well.
Activities in Yzerfontein
Famous for its pristine 16-mile beach, Yverfontein is perfect for fishing, wind and kite surfing, and long leisurely walks on the beach. Horse riding along the long stretch of uninterrupted coast is also a popular pass time. The waters are good for swimming and surfing, but remember to stay close to shore regardless. Yverfontein has a small local harbour where you can launch boats and jet skis, perfect for water sports and fishing.
The spring wildflowers are also a sight to behold, with the coastline blanketed in pinks, whites, oranges and yellows. Around the same time, whales visit the West Coast for calving season, so whale watching is just another of the many great activities to take part in along this tranquil stretch of coastal paradise.
The Darling Brewery is a must visit while you’re in the area for a taste of their beer tour, restaurant and beer pairings. Otherwise head out to Langebaan for some fun in the lagoon; with swimming, diving, kayaking, surfing, skiing, boating, yachting and kite surfing. Club Mykonos Casino has entertainment for the whole family. There’s also a golf course if you’re a fan of the green.
And don’t forget about the number of trails and nature reserves to explore along the whole of the West Coast. When Eden is your back garden, it would be a waste not to make the most of it. You’ll be sure to spot the coast’s fauna about, like ostriches and the many species of buck and small carnivores that call the West Coast home.
Turn your Dream Home by the Sea into a Reality
Contact us today to arrange a viewing of our exclusive beachfront estate. Yzerfontein is the perfect backdrop to a life of tranquility, comfort, and luxury, and Ocean Villas offers secure, exclusive living in this patch of sandy paradise. Be it for a holiday home, retirement home, or family home, Ocean Villas is the perfect sea-side property solution.