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Best Places to Stay in False Bay – Cape Town’s Seaside Village Mecca
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Best Places to Stay in False Bay – Cape Town’s Seaside Village Mecca

The Best Places to Stay in False Bay are centred around the seaside villages of Muizenberg, St James, Kalk Bay, Fish Hoek and Simon’s Town. False Bay is the Mother City’s alternative to the Atlantic Seaboard, with little of the large-scale gentrification. ...
Quaint and Vibey Kalk Bay
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Quaint and Vibey Kalk Bay

Quaint and Vibey Kalk Bay: Kalk Bay is a beautiful, somewhat bohemian, fishing village on the outskirts of the suburbs of Cape Town. It is completely different from any other part of the Mother City, and attracts a very diverse combination of tourists and loca...
Kommetjie’s Imhoff Campsite – permanently on holiday
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Kommetjie’s Imhoff Campsite – permanently on holiday

What better way to spend the last weekend of the holidays than with three little boys in a tent just half an hour from home? In theory. The fact that we needed a weekend to recover from the weekend aside, camping, whilst remaining at home, has a lot to recomme...
I Love Muizenberg Because …
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I Love Muizenberg Because …

Hi, I’m Heleen Bron from Muizenberg, Cape Town Muizenberg IS BEST KNOWN FOR its endless and unspoilt beach (with Blue Flag status) and for having a good surf on the long running waves. GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT sunrise on the beach which gives not on...
I Love Kommetjie Because …
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I Love Kommetjie Because …

Hi, I’m Jo Walsh from Sea Breeze Kommetjie in Kommetjie on the Atlantic Seaboard of Cape Town. KOMMETJIE IS BEST KNOWN FOR among many other things, its awesome natural surroundings, world class surfing destination, immaculate beaches, fresh air, cray-fishin...
I Love Glencairn Because …
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I Love Glencairn Because …

Hi, I’m Gillian O’Leary from Moonglow Guest House in Glencairn, False Bay. Glencairn IS BEST KNOWN FOR for the stunning views over False Bay which stretched from Hangklip, close to Pringle Bay, through to Cape Point on the peninsula. GET YOUR PICTURE...
Muizenberg Beach Photographs
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Muizenberg Beach Photographs

After a late night and a disappointing Stormers match I woke up early-ish on Sunday morning and headed off with a good friend to watch some other friends who had begun learning how to surf with Roxy Surf  School. We arrived on Muizenberg Beach just after 09...
I Love Simons Town Because …
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I Love Simons Town Because …

Hi, I’m Debbie Smuts from The Grosvenor Guest House in Simons Town on the False Bay Coast. Simons Town IS BEST KNOWN FOR for its penguins at Boulders Beach, great white shark diving, whale watching, hiking in the Cape Point National Park, boat trips, kayaki...
The Blue Bird Garage Market – Photographs
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The Blue Bird Garage Market – Photographs

The Blue Bird Garage Market in Muizenberg has grown in popularity since it opened its doors in late 2010.  Open every Friday from 4pm to 10pm, Blue Bird Garage is the perfect meeting place for friends and family at the end of the week …and if you arrive any la...
Splendid Simons Town Photographs
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Splendid Simons Town Photographs

Located on the False Bay coastline of Cape Town, Simons Town is a historical little village, steeped in South African naval history and home to the South African Navy.  St George’s Street (also known as Simons Town’s historical mile) has buildings over 150 yea...
Kalk Bay Photographs
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Kalk Bay Photographs

The unpretentious bohemian fishing village of Kalk Bay lies between the mountains and the sea, just 25 minutes’ from Cape Town. Home to one of the last remaining working harbours in South Africa, not only can you meet the returning boats for the catch of th...
The Great Whites of False Bay, South Africa by Dirk Schmidt – a Book Review
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The Great Whites of False Bay, South Africa by Dirk Schmidt – a Book Review

This groundbreaking book is a world first, depicting the Great White Sharks which dominate the False Bay area and present a unique hunting behaviour of breaching during predatory events – and is the only book of its kind in print. It is soon to be a South Afri...
Harbour House Restaurant in Kalk Bay – A Review
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Harbour House Restaurant in Kalk Bay – A Review

It was my birthday on Monday and although my husband offered to make francolin curry for dinner I got my way and off to Harbour House we went!  We’ve often been to Polana but have not eaten in the ‘smarter’ part upstairs and oh it’s so pretty! The floor to ...
Knead Muizenberg
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Knead Muizenberg

I had read about a gorgeous place for breakfast and coffee in Muizenberg so we set aside an hour or two on Saturday morning only to find it only opened at 10am and with it being 9.10am we were forced to abandon that place and opted instead for Knead.  What a b...
Cape Point Vineyards – wine, sea and views in Noordhoek
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Cape Point Vineyards – wine, sea and views in Noordhoek

There are a few things that impress you about Cape Point Vineyards. For one, few people even know that a wine estate exists here just below the entrance to Chapman's Peak with incredible views over Long Beach (okay, you do have to hike it for about five minute...