Unique and charming vacation rental accommodations can be found in the idyllic seaside town of Gordons Bay. It is located in Western Cape
, South Africa along the N2 highway just 25 minutes from Cape Town Airport
and 40 minutes from the famous "Mother City” of Cape Town
on the eastern end of False Bay.
Vacation rental guests will appreciate that Gordons Bay is a short drive away from the popular, picturesque regions of Helderberg, Stellenbosch
and Franschoek. Gordons Bay is framed by the Hottentots Holland Mountains
and vacation rental accommodations such as apartment rental, condo rental, villa rental and guest homes offer a unique combination of cosmopolitan flair with old-style charm.
The Helderberg coast is popular with water-sports
enthusiasts and is known for its distinctive vacation rental accommodations sheltered by beaches and harbours. Gordons Bay is home to the South African Naval College and hosts regattas, yachting and angling events.
include the Steenbras River Gorge, Danie Miller trail, and the scenic Steenbras Dam. The nearby Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve is popular for canoeing, hiking and its fynbos plantations and the Helderberg Nature Reserve
has recorded over 169 species of bird. While staying in vacation rentals, other popular activities include the Helderberg Wine Route and the Lwandle Hostel Museum and Arts & Crafts Centre
- the first township-based museum in the Western Cape.
Luxurious seaside vacation rental accommodation such as apartments, condo rentals, villa rentals and privately-owned house rentals nestle high up on the slope in this small idyllic town. The climate is Mediterranean and it boasts some of the best beaches in the Cape
, beautiful white sand, rock pools, shallow paddling areas and calm seas.
The white sandy Bikini Beach, awarded with the Blue Flag status
of excellence, is known to be particularly well protected from the wind and ideal for swimming. The beachfront promenade is lined with popular fish restaurants, pubs and coffee shops, excellent shopping and conveniently located condo rentals, apartment rentals and villas. In the old harbour, you can book boat trips or deep sea fishing trips in the False Bay.
Kogelbaai begins behind the mouth of the Steenbras River and is noted to be one of the most beautiful surfing beaches
in the Cape. Guests staying in vacation rentals and their families will appreciate a nearby picnic spot shaded by trees and the peace and sheer beauty that surrounds apartment rentals, condo rentals, villa rentals, guest homes and privately-owned home rentals in this area.
If you follow the Beach Road through Gordons Bay past the harbour, you will discover one of the most beautiful coastal drives in the world
. The R44 towards Kleinmond and Hermanus
winds along a breathtakingly steep coastline where whales can often be watched during the season.
Gordon Bay is an excellent choice for family holidays that include fishing, walking trails, sports events, shopping and restaurants. Appreciate the natural beauty of the mountains and beaches while staying in chalet rental, villa rental and condo rental lodging and accommodation that offer the ultimate in comfort and convenience.