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Welcome to the AÏDA Witsand

Witsand is a friendly coastal village that offers food for the soul, and a place to relax and unwind where the Breede River flows into the sea. AIDA Witsand is part of the well-established AIDA family that offers years of property experience and an in depth knowledge of Witsand.

Witsand is situated at the gateway to the Garden route in the Western Cape of South-Africa halfway between George and Cape Town. Witsand is accessible via the N2 where you turn onto route R322 just before Heidelberg coming from Cape Town and ends in Witsand 37 Km further.

Witsand has a coastal climate of hot summers from October to March ± 28° and sunny winter days from May to August ± 22°. Witsand’s afternoon winds in the summer die down during the evenings which make it ideal to sit on your balcony and enjoy sundowners.

Witsand is a small caring friendly community with ± 300 permanent residents. The Popular Breede River Lodge is also situated in Witsand, and has 4 Restaurants, 2 general shops, where you can get most of your shopping.

Witsand is renowned for the large numbers of endangered Southern Right Whales that calf in the safety of San Sebastian Bay every year from May to November when they migrate back to the icy waters of the Antarctic. Witsand is also renowned as a birdwatchers paradise boasting at least 260 species. It is home to the Blue Crane South Africa’s national bird.

Witsand with the surrounding Indian Ocean and Breede River South-Africa’s largest estuary also offers an abundance of fishing and water sports. Witsand is regarded as one of the top fishing locations in South Africa, and boast both deep sea, river and rock angling. Charters for Deep Sea Fishing is also available in Witsand

Kite surfing in Witsand is rated among the world’s best and people come and train here before championships. Some Kite surfing schools come to Witsand to train beginners in the safety of the estuary .Kayaking is also a popular pastime sport in Witsand

Witsand has safe tranquil beaches for walking in the windless mild winter days and swimming during the summer. Witsand recently opened their nature reserve pathways for those energetic people who love to walk.

Landmarks in Witsand

  • Barry Memorial church built in 1849 (ideal for small weddings)
  • Remains of the steamship Kadie at the mouth of the BREEDE RIVER on the Infanta side.
  • Original harbor built by the Barry Family called “the Kraaltjie”
  • Hand drawn pontoon at Malgas 30 Km upriver
  • Moodie’s well situated 4 km along the beach towards Puntjie

By using AIDA Witsand as your property specialist, you will be eased into your new home and lifestyle by an agent that are caring and professional. We are in the people business and are able to offer a wide variety of Witsand properties to suit your dreams.