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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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                                                      4 of 5
                                                      our stay was part of a 3 week holiday touring South Africa the final 10 days being spent at Cardamom House in Gordons Bay. This is a very picturesque and unique house very well equiped and in a wonderful location. the views are superb and sundowners are wonderful on the balcony . Plenty of room and I cannot thing of anything that is missing. Highly recommended with only one drawback. This house is built on a steep slope and can only be accessed by using the many steps. People with limited mobility would have difficulty, in particular the steps down the side of the house are made of rough stone and are uneven making the trip up and down to the beach and local resturant needing care. This is the one and only critisism that can be made. A wonderful house
                                                      • Review Submitted: 11-Apr-2017
                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017

                                                      Perfect in every way

                                                      5 of 5
                                                      I really enjoyed my stay with Karin and Norbert. I felt like part of the family. The view is amazing and the accommodation is very comfortable Norbert kept me company at the Thirsty Oyster restaurant and bar where there were some good singers. Many thanks to Karin and Norbert for making my stay very pleasurable !
                                                      • Review Submitted: 26-Mar-2017
                                                      • Date of Stay: Mar 2017

                                                      Fantastic House - Fantastic Views

                                                      5 of 5
                                                      This house comfortably catered for 8 adults and one child. We had a great view of Gordon's bay and managed to spot some whale and dolphin whilst lounging by the pool. The pool provided much needed relief from the Cape Town heat! The gas braai meant we could cook our own meals and soak up the views as the sunset. If the weather was windy or cool, the was a large dining table in the open plan kitchen/dining/living room with amazing views. The house catered for the child in our party (3 years old) very well as the lounge room situated next to the pool contained many toys and a TV with kids channels. This was a welcome surprise once we arrived! The house was well stocked with all the necessities required; towels, sheets, look roll, washing up liquid, large fridge, kitchenware etc. The agent the we met on arrival was super helpful and was readily contactable with any queries we had throughout our week long stay. Would recommend this property and would stay again.
                                                      • Review Submitted: 23-Mar-2017
                                                      • Date of Stay: Mar 2017