A hidden gem in Cape Town, the old fishing town of Gordons Bay often fly’s under the radar despite its magnificent beaches and expanse of the ocean framed by exquisite mountains. Set on the eastern side of Cape Towns False Bay, beautiful white sand, rock pools, shallow paddling areas and calm seas is what makes Gordons Bay a haven of holiday bliss.
Perched overlooking the vast expanse of oceans and mountains, a castle-like setting waits to host you on your next getaway. You would be forgiven for thinking you’d been whisked away on a Mediterranean escape with gorgeous indoor and outdoor living areas, a pizza oven, private pool and furnished terrace from which to relish unmatched sunset views.
This 4-bedroom property boasts spacious rooms with a uniquely elegant design featuring displays of arched windows to show-off the views as well as wooden beams and open brick features accenting an authentic Italian feel. Perfect for family feasting, the home has a large open plan, full kitchen and dining area, as well as bar area and outdoor barbecue.
When you are not relishing the views from the private pool or munching on your home-made pizza, the location provides close proximity to Stellenbosch’s beautiful wine route and is en-route to experience seasonal whale spotting in Hermanus.
With warmer ocean waters here than you will find on the Atlantic coast, Bikini Beach has been awarded Blue Flag status, an international quality rating of the highest order.
The small town features 2 harbours. One is the origional working harbour which is still used by fishing boats and yachts. It is also home to the Gordons Bay Yacht Club, National Sea Rescue Institute, and the SA Navy. The new Harbour is home to many charter boats and yachts as well as Gordons Bay Boat Angling Club. Both harbours have a variety of interesting restaurants with an amazing fare of fresh seafood.
Whether you’re lazing at the beach, yachting, heading into the mountains or venturing into the Winelands, Gordons Bay now offers you the chance to be the king of your very own castle on your next getaway. Get away from the rat race and soak up natures beauty at the tip of Africa.