Where to stay around Gordons Bay?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 54 holiday lettings near Gordons Bay. From 24 apartments to 14 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gordons Bay is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Gordons Bay?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Gordons Bay. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bikini Beach: 226 holiday lettings
  • De Zalze Golf Club: 267 holiday lettings
  • Lanzerac Wine Estate: 272 holiday lettings
  • Erinvale Golf Club: 236 holiday lettings
  • Stellenbosch University: 273 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Gordons Bay listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Gordons Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 24 apartments in Gordons Bay. Our other popular types of Gordons Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 14 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 10 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Gordons Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 31 holiday homes with pool available in Gordons Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make A Holiday Rental Villa in Gordons Bay, South Africa, Your Home Away From Home

    Located in The Western Cape province of South Africa, Gordons Bay is a town that is able to trace its heritage as far back as the 18th century. Your Gordons Bay holidays may well reveal that this settlement was named after a Dutch/Scottish explorer called Robert Jacob Gordon. There is a good selection of self catering villas in the area and many of these will have views of the Hottentots-Holland Mountains on one side, and the gorgeous sea on the other.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Gordons Bay, South Africa

    On your Gordons Bay holidays, it is best to head towards the Old Harbour for the most attractions to enjoy. Here you will find a perfect beach to relax on and there should also be numerous watersports to get involved in. Your on holiday now, so there really is no excuse to get involved. The area is surrounded by some truly idyllic mountains and these provide ideal hiking opportunities and a chance to catch some South African flora and fauna in its natural habitat. These mountains are also where you will find the Steenbras Dam. 

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Gordons Bay, South Africa

    Whilst on your Gordons Bay holidays you really must grab at the chance to visit Table Mountain National Park. This is home to two of the best tourist attractions in all of Africa: the awesome Table Mountain itself and the most southerly point of the continent - The Cape of Good Hope. Apart from the often unique wildlife that is protected through the establishment of this park, there are a number of other attractions to fill your time. The Table Mountain Cableway is an absolute godsend in sparing you from a particularly gruelling ascent to the top of the mountain. Do find the time for this as the views of Cape Town from the top are well worth it. Boulders Beach is another popular destination and this is where you can actually catch sight of a colony of penguins.

    Weather in Gordons Bay, South Africa

    Being located close to the coast, Gordons Bay holidays typically bask in a Mediterranean-style climate. This sees temperatures reaching into the high twenties degrees Celsius during their summer (December to January); Wintertime (June to August) will not see any very low temperatures, in fact, expect day highs to stay in the teens degrees Celsius. Rainfall is quite evenly spread throughout the year, but the area does enjoy a high number of sunny days annually.

    Travel to Gordons Bay, South Africa

    Your Gordons Bay holidays will likely start by you arriving at Cape Town International Airport (CPT) and this is conveniently close (around 35 miles/ 55km) to all of the self catering accommodation in the area. You have a choice of airlines offering flights to this part of South Africa and these include British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, South African Airlines and KLM. It is most likely that your flight will depart from London Heathrow (LHR).

    Activities and attractions in Gordon's Bay

    Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Gordon's Bay a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Monkey Town Primate Centre (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
    • Blue Rock Adventure Park (3 mi / 4.9 km)
    • Strand Golf Club (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
    • Cheetah Outreach (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
    • Vergelegen Wine Estate (5.6 mi / 9 km)
    • Erinvale Golf Club (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Gordon's Bay

    Travellers appreciate the pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views, which is just a taste of what Gordon's Bay has to offer. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Gordon's Bay is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Bikini Beach (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
    • Harmony Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
    • Blue Rock Adventure Park (3 mi / 4.9 km)
    • Kogel Bay Beach (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
    • Helderberg Nature Reserve (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
    • Eskom Palmiet Visitor Centre (6.8 mi / 11 km)