A list of the TOP 10 things to do in our area
1- Big Bay Beach: Beach walks, sunset views, surf and swim
Big Bay Beach and Little Bay are the two beaches of Bloubergstrand in Cape Town. These beaches are divided by a rocky point. This area is popular for its awesome surfing, kite-surfing and wind-surfing. Big Bay is the perfect family beach as it boasts long sandy stretches and uninterrupted views of the ocean and Table Mountain. Swimming, sun-tanning and simply enjoying the day with friends and family make this the hotspot of memories. This beachfront is equipped with dining options and is known for its spectacular sunset displays to enjoy a meal or sundowners.
2- Kite Surfing
Kite surfing in Cape Town is extremely popular. Should you be novice kite surfer there are a variety of schools to get you up on your board in no time? Season starts from 1 October every year. Our proximity to the beach means it’s only short driving to the reach this world famous location. Book your first lesson with Coastline Kite surfing school at 074 092 6526.
3- On the Rocks: Fine dining
On the Rocks is the jewel of all seafood restaurants in Bloubergstrand. Tourists from all around the world find their way to On the Rocks to enjoy the most magnificent view of Table Mountain and Robben Island as the sunset over Robben Island is world renowned. Booking in advance is essential due to the popularity of the restaurant (021 554 1988 to book)
4- Visit SANCCOB
SANCCOB is the first stop on the West Coast Way Cape Way Route, Table View before you get to Blaauwberg Nature Reserve. SANCCOB is a registered non-profit organization whose primary purpose is to reverse the decline of seabird populations through the rescue and rehabilitation of seabirds, especially endangered species like the African penguin. They welcome visitors and you are able to sponsor a penguin should you wish. SANCCOB is just a short drive from us which makes it an exciting activity close-by. To volunteer please call 021 557 6155
5- Milnerton Golf Club
Milnerton Golf Course is an 18-hole, challenging coastal course situated just 10 minutes from us. With beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean and Table Mountain, as well as an on-site restaurant . Alternatively Atlantic Beach Golf course in neighbouring Melkbosstrand is close enough to us. Booking in advance is essential for both clubs. To book your next round of golf at Milnerton Golf Club please contact them at 021 552 1047
6- Eden on the Bay: shop, surf, picnic and lunch/dinner, family and pet friendly
This pet-friendly family shopping centre is predominantly open-air and perfectly matches your lifestyle. The mall is a firm favourite for holiday-goers and locals alike. With the widest range of restaurants to choose from, right on the beachfront, plus retail stores, this mall also offers great outdoor and family fun. Perfect for a full day of fun at the beach, a walk on the beach whilst enjoying an ice-cream or a delicious dinner with spectacular views.
7- Ons Huisie: Family restaurant on the beach
Ons Huisie, which directly translates to “Our Small Home”, popular and well loved by locals go-to restaurant. The ever popular Ons Huisie is boasts spectacular views, delicious, traditional West Coast cuisine, dog friendly facilities and picture perfect views of the Atlantic Ocean and Robben Island. Ons Huisie has a large children’s playground making it perfect for families looking for a great spot to dine. For any questions please call: 021 554 1553
8- Homespun By Matt: Fine dining
A local gem that has quickly become celebrated for not just delicious food, but for an overall unbelievable food experience. An unbeatable food experience that nobody should miss out on. Open Tuesday through to Saturday: booking is essential. To book please call 021 556 2824
9- The Blue Peter: Sundowners and easy eating
A sunny day in Blouberg and The Blue Peter go hand in hand. A popular spot for your favourite cocktail, watching the sun go down, listening to live music and enjoying a freshly made pizza. To book a table 021 554 1956
10- Bird Watching: Rietvlei bird sanctuary
We are on the door step of the Riet Vlei Nature Reserve making us the perfect location for all bird watching enthusiasts-Over 100 species of birds have been sighted here. It’s also a hotspot for a number of water sports and boasts a beautiful blossom of flowers during the springtime.