Bloubergstrand offers one of the best views of Table Mountain. This is the view that is often shown on postcards and pictures.

The Blaauwberg Coast is situated about 20 minutes drive from the Cape Town city centre and about 30 minutes from Cape Town International Airport. It is the gateway to the seafood mecca of the Cape West Coast.

The white sandy beach is ideal for a refreshing swim in the Atlantic Ocean, windsurfing and kite surfing. Big Bay is a surfers’ paradise and hosts several national and international competitions. Small Bay is a nice family beach and suitable for sunbathers. There are also a number of places for surf anglers.

In Bloubergstrand visitors can dine in an original fisherman’s cottage at the waters edge while enjoying a beautiful sunset. Bloubergstrand offers a variety of self-catering apartments, a hotel and a number of bed and breakfast establishments as well as numerous attractions, activities, bars, restaurants and other visitor service.

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