Walter’s Place Guest House Jongensfontein

Bed & Breakfast accommodation in 2 luxurious double rooms on the beach front. Walter’s Place is excellently located right on the shore in Jongensfontein. Comfortable, clean and well-priced where you can switch off and relax on the covered patio with its beautiful wicker furniture while gazing at the ocean. Breathing in the fresh, clean air and feeling the cool breeze from the sea on your skin. How much more can you ask than watching the absolutely stunning sunrise over the ocean from your bed?

Walter’s Place is a white double storey thatch roof house with a balcony along the front of the top floor where the owner lives. Along the ground level and underneath the balcony is a spacious veranda. A Weber braai is available for guests to use on the beautiful green lawn in front of the rooms. Previous guests awarded practically full marks to this guest house for for cleanliness, service, location, safety as well as value for money.


Jongensfontein is a very pretty little coastal town about 10 km from Stilbaai in the Hessequa area of the Garden Route. The Garden Route is a beautiful portion of the Western Cape Province of South Africa harbouring unique fynbos flora as well as various indigenous fauna.

Breakfast is not served at Walter’s Place, but guests can enjoy breakfast at Drie Pikkewyne restaurant at a 10% discount. The restaurant is about 130 m from the guest-house, a very short walking distance of about a block down the same street. All the way on the edge of the beach with the sun on your skin and the droning of the waves in your ears.

Accommodation at Walter’s Place

This guest house offers accommodation to four guests at one time in 2 luxurious adjacent bedrooms located on the ground floor. Decorated cleverly to create a clean and crisp look by effectively and tastefully combining white with soft colours.

The only difference between the room facilities is that one room’s bathroom has a shower while the other one has a bath.

Each room features the following

  • Stunning view of the rocky shore and wide Indian ocean.
  • Can accommodate two guests.
  • Queen-size bed with bed lamps placed to face the sea, linen as well as other bedding.
  • Wardrobe as well as a mirror and hair dryer.
  • Modern en suite bathroom with bath or shower large basin with mixer tap, large mirror as well as a toilet and bath towels.
  • Flat screen TV offering DStv premium bouquet.
  • Free WiFi throughout the property.
  • Large glass doors opening onto a large shared patio with comfortable wicker furniture and a picnic table. Bordering on the beautifully maintained green lawn and overlooking the sea.
  • White wooden louvred folding doors on the inside of the glass doors instead of curtains.
  • No smoking indoors.

Outside the rooms is a fire hose in case of a fire emergency.

On the grass is a Weber barbecue facility which guests can use anywhere on the lawn.

Facilities at Walter’s Place

  • Bed linen, other bedding as well as bath towels supplied
  • Breakfast @ 10% discount at Drie Pikkewyne Restaurant
  • Cleaning service on demand
  • Fire hose outside
  • Free open on-site parking
  • Free WiFi throughout the property
  • Hair dryerNo children under 18 years
  • No smoking allowed indoors
  • Payment by cash of EFT
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Private entrance
  • TV with DStv premium bouquet
  • Weber braai with braai thongs

Activities and Attractions in Jongensfontein and Surrounding Area

  • Endless opportunities for nature lovers such as hiking trails, cycling, bird watching, dolphin watching and whale watching during the season (June to November). Try the ±8 km Southern Right Whale Hiking trail between Stilbaai and Jongensfontein.
  • Water activities such as rock fishing, deep sea fishing, swimming, sunbathing and surfing as well as kayaking. Also scuba diving, sail surfing, stand-up paddling and river cruises on the Goukou River at Still Bay. Jongensfontein is well-known among surfers.
  • Although the beach at Jongensfontein is very rocky (making it a fisherman’s paradise) there is a lovely tidal pool where people like to cool off.
  • You can participate in sport activities like golf, bowls, tennis as well as driving the 4×4 routes with the family.
  • In addition you can visit the ancient fish traps and other interesting archaeological sites, as well as the daily feeding of the eels in Still Bay.
  • Also visit Die Fonteinhuisie in Jongensfontein which was built round 1940 and nowadays houses the Jongensfontein Museum depicting the history of the town.
  • Furthermore you can enjoy cheese and wine tasting or gin tasting or maybe the many arts and crafts shops.
  • Of course there are lots of shops, restaurants, flea markets, entertainment and night-life, etc. in Still Bay where you can happily spend your money. Make sure, though that you try the Drie Pikkewyne Restaurant in Jongensfontein for a sit down or a takeaway meal.
  • You will find all the necessary medical services in Still Bay such as doctors, vets, pharmacies as well as the very efficient local NSRI. And of course the hands on and competent SA Police station in Stilbaai.