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About Ruxmian Lodge

Strand was founded in 1714 as a fishing town by the Cape Malay slaves. It has evolved during the last 3 decades into vibrant part of the Helderberg basin, with a healthy mixture of retirees, families, business people & a seasonal inflow of holiday goers flocking to one of South Africa's prime seaside destinations

Ruxmian Lodge is centrally situated in the Strand on the shores of False Bay. A mere 48 km from Cape Town and 20 minutes from Cape Town International Airport. We are surrounded by the stunning Helderberg and Hottentots Holland Mountain Range. The Strand has a pristine safe beach of white sand and about 4 km long.

The Lodge offers tastefully furnished rooms and facilities include a relaxed lounge, loft/TV room with DSTV, fully equipped kitchen, laundry facilities, air-conditioning in all the rooms, undercover entertainment and braai area, secure parking. Catering services are available on request.

New additions to the Lodge is 2 Honesty bars, 1 at the entertainment area and 1 in the lounge at the Fire Place.

Things to do include: the Helderberg Nature Reserve, hiking trails, wine routes, swimming, surfing, kite surfing, fishing on shore and off shore, 4 golf clubs, restaurants, scenic routes, and shopping malls all within minutes from the lodge.

The coast between the Lourens river mouth up to Rooi Els is very popular with beach fisherman and rock anglers, whilst organished and social diving activities beckon the more adventurous.

Beach: Safe swimming and walking distance from beach.


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Beach
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Hiking
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

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Reviews for Ruxmian Lodge

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Marietjie Klynsmith, South Africa
24 August 2016

I enjoyed staying at Ruxmian. Everything I needed was supplied. A bath, clean room and friendly owners. It felt like home from home.

14 July 2015

Thank you for a lovely place. It has everything one needs for a fivestar stay at a 3 star price. The owner is amazingly friendly and helpful.

Amelia Sequeira, South Africa
31 December 2011

It has a nice homely atmosphere. It is also ideal for bigger groups.

Cobus Kritzinger, South Africa
03 November 2009

Very relaxed. friendly hosts.

Anna-Marie Tillwick, South Africa
30 September 2009

- superb and everything else positive.

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Ruxmian Lodge is 0.7km from the centre of Strand , the nearest airport 30.2km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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