Stunning untouched beaches, pristine lakes and a paragliding hotspots, awaits your exploring. Sedgefield is food for the soul. Pretty as a picture and a delightfully unhurried tempo of life, one of the fantastic attractions is the wonderful Saturday markets, just a short walk from our Avemore Lakeside home in Sedgefield. Our holiday home is situated one street from the lake, offering lazy hot summer swims at your doorstep. The home is spacious, offering your family a relaxed space, just to enjoy nature again. The balcony will be your perfect spot for that long overdue cocktail to be enjoyed whilst soaking in the most beautiful views. Our street is for families, ideal for strolling with the kids and having fun, no noise, no rushed life, time to barbeque, to chat to rewind.
You must have heard about our legendary Wild Oats farmer’s market which is located on the outskirts of Sedgefield, next to the scenic Swartvlei Lake, only a stone throw away from our Avemore holiday home. Take your bike and your basket and buy the best home made food every Saturday. South African eats from the favourite shawarma, to samosas to vetkoek and more, all to be relished outdoors on wooden benches, creating the best vibe ever at the market.
Sedgefield offers the best way of life, locals meet friends for coffee alfresco whilst doing their weekly shopping, this authentic producers’ market is brimming with the choicest locally-produced foods, both the take-home and breakfast variety. Including free-range meats, chicken, lamb, dairy and cheese, the market also specializes in fresh-from-the-field veg, freshly baked and bottled goods, as well as a wide variety of fresh-off-the-coals breakfasts
After shopping at Wild Oats, stroll to the Mosaic Market and Scarab Village which is Sedgefield’s one-stop arts and craft destination. Great for gifts market offers original South African art, handmade clothing, metalwork, wooden products, hand-spun wool, ceramics and much more.
Other unmissable activities include taking long walks on Myoli beach followed with a lazy lunch or dinner at one of the many restaurants in Sedgefield. Want to expierence the sand in your toes whilst sampling the best home fire made pizzas? Visit pili pili at Myoli beach. Following the Sedgefield Mosaic Route admiring the mosaic marvels dotted around town. Sedgefield is well known for its myriad of mosaic sculptures, which can be found scattered throughout the little seaside town. It has been dubbed by many as the Mosaic Capital of South Africa and every year several beautiful new pieces are added to the town's collection: tortoises, guinea fowl, benches, hearts, a horse fence, a fish, a tree of life, a bus stop, a war memorial...the list goes on. Watch the sun set at Swartvlei river mouth or if you are adventurous, water-skiing on the lake or tandem paragliding with an experienced guide will be a highlight of your visit.
Sedgefield offers something for everyone and is the perfect lazy holiday to create new family memories. We hope to welcome you soon.