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Address: Cape Town Central 7872, South Africa
Phone Number:
+27 21 790 7278
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Description:

Enclosed by ocean, mountains and wine farms, the former fishing village...

Enclosed by ocean, mountains and wine farms, the former fishing village offers a country affair with some adventure thrown in.

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Another nice stay

Been visitors to this area for 8 years now. Great place to stay - more cafes and restaurants than previous years but this gives you more choice.

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Been visitors to this area for 8 years now. Great place to stay - more cafes and restaurants than previous years but this gives you more choice.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice fresh salads, pretty good service (we have found service in Cape Town generally very slow) worth the stop of if you are on the bus tour.

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Mission Viejo, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is more than just a stop while driving around Cape Point. It is such a beautiful spot to see. This is another of many places worth visiting in the Cape Town area. Surrounded by mountains on the North, East and West, along with the beautiful blue bay, You can feel like you are in Cote d'azur in Provence.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is so beautiful, I couldn't stop my eyes from wandering in all directions and focus on anything for more than a few seconds. Beauty in every angle. Some great restaurants too. Amazing place to spend a few hours for breakfast, lunch of coffee and of course for walking along the beach.

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durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The scenery and views cannot be described... it is absolutely beautiful.. Fish on the rocks has the most divine fresh seafood and its bustling with tourist.

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Ingatestone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Although not necessarily a must-see in Cape Town, it's a lovely place. Great bay with regularly visiting dolphins. Excellent restaurant on the pier too.

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Durban
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely beautiful views, smells a bit fishy sometimes but it adds to the atmosphere :) fish on the rocks has the most delicious fish and chips, there's also a market here on saturdays Seals are visible and play around in the Harbour and there are lots of sea gulls looking around for food

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Kent, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you're planning a drive round the coast. Hout Bay is good to visit. White sandy beach to wander along although the sea is super cold here and the wind can be gale force. Restaurants seemed very busy. Didn't feel as safe as other areas so we didn't stay more than an hour or so.

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is small but have a lovely admosphere. They have a bug fish and chips shop restaurand. A hit spot with tourist and really nice food. You can also see the castle but you can not come close. You can go for a nice ride along the mountain and then include Hout Bay. Will always visit this lovely little place.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I live in Hout Bay so I am biased. It is a most beautiful place. Great for walks on the beach, many restaurants to visit. The drive up Chapmanspeak is stunning. Well worth a visit for all ages.

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