Hout Bay Tourism
Hout Bay, Cape Metropole, Peninsula - Things to do
OVERVIEW:Hout Bay is a beautiful and unique coastal town near Cape Town, South Africa. It derives its name from the Afrikaans word Houtbaai meaning Wood Bay and was first made famous for its ample supply of good timber desperately required by the Dutch colony established in Table Bay in 1652.
Hout Bay's beauty is unforgettable and is surrounded by an amphitheatre of mountains that seem to majestically guard over its calm indigo bay. Hout Bay beach consists of a large stretch of powder white sand with a gentle river running through the middle.
Hout Bay is loved not just for its breath-taking scenery but also for the relaxed family orientated lifestyle it offers. It is often affectionately referred to as the Republic of Hout Bay due to the unique pride and passion of its residents. Although elections for the Republic of Hout Bay have not been held for many years the Hout Bay passport is still available. Hout Bay offers an exceptional holiday experience with an emphasis on nature, sun, see and sand...
Accommodation near Hout Bay, Cape Metropole, Peninsula
The Beach Penthouse a two-bedroom, two-bathroom penthouse apartment located within easy walking distance of the beach, shops, restaurants and coffee shops in the lovely seaside village of Hout Bay.The apartment comprises an open-plan kitchen and dining area, living room and master bedroom leading out onto the balcony with folding doors for uninterrupted sea views. It is currently being renovated ...
Horizon Cottages offer affordable, self-catering accommodation with spacious living rooms and open plan kitchens, fully equipped with everything required for an enjoyable, extended stay. Our rates are inexpensive to meet your budget, but the quality is not compromised. Main bedrooms all have King size beds and our bedding is quality white percale cotton to ensure a comfortable night's ...
Welcome to The Winston, a four star guest house offering luxury accommodation on the outskirts of historic Simons Town. Guests can relax indoors or outside on a tiled patio and wooden deck surrounding the pool; where there is always an opportunity to glance at the stunning views, spanning from Simons Town across False Bay, towards the floral Cape Point. Whale watching is one of the many highlights ...
This accommodation in Simons Town is newly built above the harbour, and offers four Star luxury accommodation at affordable rates. Mariner Guest House prides themselves on being eco-friendly and has become known for their style, comfort and friendly hospitality. The guesthouse is located in a quiet street on the mountain - within walking distance of Simon's Town centre, local restaurants ...
Accommodation in Simons Town comes in the portable and cosy Lord Nelson Inn which settles like something from a fairytale in St George Street, Simons Town. The colonial-style mini haven is 3 star graded and a bonifide sea side getaway, complete with cascading beaches and breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean. The inn enjoys the reputation of being situated in that is at the centrefold of Simons Town, ...
Things to do near Hout Bay, Cape Metropole, Peninsula
Located at the centre of the Cape Peninsula, only minutes from the centre of town, Constantia Valley is Cape Town's secret rural retreat and the perfect place to escape, away from the hustle and bustle of city-life. Discover Cape Town's most intimate wine route and learn about the history of the oldest wine-growing area in Southern Africa. Find everything you need to plan a visit, from ...
Hout Bay is a beautiful and unique coastal town near Cape Town, South Africa. It derives its name from the Afrikaans word Houtbaai meaning Wood Bay and was first made famous for its ample supply of good timber desperately required by the Dutch colony established in Table Bay in 1652. Hout Bay's beauty is unforgettable and is surrounded by an amphitheatre of mountains that seem to majestically ...
Animal Ocean offers unique once in a lifetime marine experiences with the playful and curious Cape Fur Seals of Duiker Island; Hout Bay. This half day adventure activity will be a highlight of your time in South Africa. Getting in the water with hundreds of seals is an awesome experience. ...
Kalk Bay is a delightful South African fishing village on the False Bay coast just a half an hours drive from Cape Town. Kalk Bay has a protected little harbour full of brightly painted wooden boats. Klak Bay Cape Town South Africa Go at around 1pm to watch the fishermen offload their catch and you can buy your supper straight from the boat. The narrow main street of Kalk Bay is renowned ...
Kommetjie is situated around a natural rocky bay, which resembles a basin. Hence, given rise to the name Kommetjie, which is Afrikaans for "small basin". There is evidence which suggests that prehistoric man used this basin as a means to trap fish. Kommetjie is a relaxed seaside village often visited by surfers from around the world, who enjoy riding the waves of the various surf spots around ...
Noordhoek is situated at the foot of Chapman's Peak. It has a delightful village atmosphere with awesome mountain and sea views. Here you will find horses, pigs, cows, hens, ducks, geese and rabbits roaming around in gardens and open public spaces. Here you will see numerous wild peacocks, guinea fowl, Egyptian Geese and meerkats. This is where you will hear the owls hooting at night, where ...
Simons Town offers the best holiday accommodation in Cape Town, South Africa, including Self Catering, B&B's, and Hotels, Camping and Backpackers. Simon's Town has stunning views in the most beautiful environment of the Cape Peninsula. Nestled on False Bay within easy distance of Cape Town International Airport, our village is rich in history, character, atmosphere and warmth. Our neighbours ...
St James is a picturesque village and beach, which offers beachgoers respite from the westerly wind. St James is one of Cape Town's smaller suburbs, yet it has a rich history. Thanks to a publication put together by St James historian, Michael Walker, the history of some of the original homesteads built between Muizenberg and St James in 1883 has been recorded. From St James towards ...
Sea Point offers visitors a variety of pubs, music clubs, coffee shops, restaurants and a lovely promenade along which to walk. Characterized by high-rise, luxury apartments, Sea Point offers urban entertainment in an atmosphere reminiscent of the Big Apple. With a host of pubs, music clubs, coffee shops and restaurants along the Main Road, Sea Point's vibrant nightlife creates a carnival ...
In Tokai first was a farm, like many other parts of Cape Town. The forest is filled with oaks and provides picturesque routes. you can take a long walk or bike ride in this peaceful setting, or use it as the starting point for a longer hike such as the 6km trail to Elephant's Eye Cave and back. There is a tea room where you can buy refreshments. ...
Map of Hout Bay Tourism in Hout Bay, Cape Metropole, Peninsula+ OPEN FULL MAP
GPS Co-Ordinates: 18° 21' 0" E / 34° 1' 60" S
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Directions to Hout Bay Tourism in Hout Bay, Cape Metropole, Peninsula
|Departing: Cape Town International Airport|
|Address: 37 Aviation Crescent, Cape Town International Airport (CPT), Cape Town 7490, South Africa|
|Distance: 65 m / Duration: 32 mins|
|1.||Head south||0.1 km|
|2.||Slight left toward Airport Approach Rd||0.9 km|
|3.||Slight left toward Airport Approach Rd||48 m|
|4.||Turn left onto Airport Approach Rd||1.4 km|
|5.||Keep right to stay on Airport Approach Rd||0.2 km|
|6.||Merge onto Settlers Wy/N2 via the ramp to Cape Town||10.9 km|
|7.||Take exit 6 for Rhodes Drive toward M3/Observatory/Muizenberg||0.4 km|
|8.||Merge onto Rhodes Dr||2.2 km|
|9.||Continue onto Union Ave||1.6 km|
|10.||Turn right onto Rhodes Ave/M63||2.5 km|
|11.||Turn right onto Rhodes Dr||4.6 km|
|12.||At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Hout Bay Rd||5.5 km|
|13.||At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Victoria Rd|
Go through 1 roundabout
|14.||Turn left onto Empire Ave||0.3 km|
|15.||Take the 3rd right onto Daphne St|
Destination will be on the left
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Things to do near Hout Bay, Cape Metropole, Peninsula
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|Tokai, Cape Metropole, Peninsula »||22 mins||17.9 km|
|Fish Hoek, Cape Metropole, Peninsula »||27 mins||19.1 km|
|Kommetjie, Cape Metropole, Peninsula »||27 mins||21.5 km|
|Kalk Bay, Cape Metropole, Peninsula »||29 mins||21.5 km|
|St James, Cape Metropole, Peninsula »||31 mins||22.7 km|
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