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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).

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                                              Spacious Villa With Wonderful Views

                                              5 of 5
                                              The villa was perfect for the start of our holiday in South Africa. Our party was made up of three mature couples. The booking process was very straight forward with excellent communications with Daphne the agent who manages the property. She greeted us on arrival and showed us the villa. Throughout our stay she was always easily contactable for advice if needed. The villa was perfect. The lounge area and kitchen dining area provide loads of space for people to sit together or to find a quiet corner. The villa is very well equipped with everything needed for a comfortable stay. The terrace and pool area offers a lovely place to eat, take a dip and enjoy the views. The bedrooms are very comfortable with three of them opening onto a huge upper terrace again with amazing views across False Bay towards Table Mountain. It is a pity there is no furniture on the upper terrace to sit and enjoy the stunning views. The villa is just a short distance from Gordon's Bay with its beautiful beach and many restaurants. We tried quite a few and would certainly recommend Zest as a must to visit. We were delighted with the villa and all it and the area had to offer us during our stay. Thank you Daphne for all the help and advice.
                                              • Review Submitted: 21-Feb-2017
                                              • Date of Stay: Jan 2017

                                              Great apartment in a great location!

                                              5 of 5
                                              My wife and I enjoyed a very relaxing week here during January. The apartment itself is outstanding - really well furnished and equipped throughout. The large patio is a great place to relax and unwind and the views are fantastic. The apartment is located very close to Gordon's Bay and a number of great bars and restaurants. The Thirsty Oyster near Bikini Beach was our favourite. Adam, the owner of the apartment, was extremely helpful and was the perfect host for our stay. Would definitely recommend and will for sure return in the future!
                                              • Review Submitted: 31-Jan-2017
                                              • Date of Stay: Jan 2017

                                              An excellent property only close to the beach.

                                              5 of 5
                                              We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Watt Nott. The property is extremely well equipped with everything you could possible require. In the event only 5 people were able to stay in the house, so there was ample room. We might have struggled though if all beds had been occupied as access to the roof terrace meant going through one of the double bedrooms. The pool was a great attraction, but unseasonably high winds left it with rather a lot of debris to clear out each morning from the nearby trees. Besides the roof terrace, there is a lovely garden and well sheltered courtyard in which to unwind and enjoy a glass of wine - or two. Close to shops and supermarkets, in-house catering was a breeze. Plenty of places nearby to eat out too. Access in and out of Cape Town is easy, and only 35 mins to/from the Airport. For a family holiday base, this is the ideal spot.
                                              • Review Submitted: 19-Jan-2017
                                              • Date of Stay: Dec 2016