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About Rus 'n Bietjie L'Agulhas

Built in 1938, Rus 'n Bietjie is one of the last old L'Agulhas homes. It has a true fisherman cottage feel about it and is situated only 30 m from the ocean. It is near the lovely and historical "Soldiers Pool" in the Mount Pleasant area.

Rus 'n Bietjie is a rustic little home with painted cement floors. Due to it's age, the house has quite some character as some of the door frames are from old boats and thus quite low. There are three double bedrooms - one room with a double bed and the others with single beds. The bathroom has a toilet, washbasin and bath. There is no shower.

The kitchen is fully equipped with a four-plate stove and oven, a microwave, fridge-freezer combination, a toaster and all the utensils you will need. Tea and coffee with rusks is provided, as well as washing liquid. The kitchen also has lovely sea views. The sitting room and dining room have a small library and TV, and if you bring you own decoder, you can have DStv as there is a dish connected.

The most popular area is probably the large under cover verandah and braai area overlooking the ocean. Not only does one see the ships going to and from Cape Town, but whales and dolphins are often seen from here. The hammock on the verandah adds some comfort to your sea experience. The house is fully enclosed and pet friendly.

Beach: The property is located across the road from the beach.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 3 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 8
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 6 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Beach
  • Pet Friendly*

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Dutch
  • German
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Rus 'n Bietjie L'Agulhas Rooms

Reviews for Rus 'n Bietjie L'Agulhas

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Phillip Grobler
13 November 2017

Goed genoeg om oor te slaap

Ansa Swanepoel
17 July 2017

We had a great time at Rus 'n Bietjie. The house has everything you need and we loved the stoop with the beautiful view over the sea. A big thank you to the owners, Anna-Marie and Gert who drove al the way from Struisbaai to Caledon to pick us up when our car broke down. And then they even gave us their car until ours was repaired. You are awesome! We will definitely be back!! xx

Anthea Norman
03 June 2017

We had a great vacation. Our main criteria was a pet friendly place near the seaside. The location and stunning views are an absolute bonus. Being able to sit and watch the waves from the stoep is ideal to relax and unwind. We just missed having a shower but we understand that the historical essence of the old fisherman's cottage needs to be maintained.

Suzette Morris, South Africa
13 April 2014

If you want pet friendly, close to the beach accommodation with a beautiful view Rus 'n Bietjie is the place to go. Unfortunately the house is very basic and the decor needs a serious boost defenitely not what I am used to!

Gabriel le Roux, South Africa
24 March 2014

Eenvoudig, maar tog 'n heerlike "tuisgevoel". Heerlik gerus, gebraai, oor die see gestaar, visgevang, ens. Sal beslis weer hier gaan uitspan!

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Rus 'n Bietjie L'Agulhas Map

Rus 'n Bietjie L'Agulhas is 1.1km from the centre of Agulhas , the nearest airport 184.8km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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