The wonderful fishing village of Melkbosstrand is a unique setting for a peaceful holiday near Cape Town city, where guests from around the world can take in the magnificence of Table Mountain, enjoy fresh local seafood, spend days surfing and embark on many outdoor adventures regardless of the season. There is so much to explore in Melkbosstrand, which will become apparent upon entering this picture perfect village by the sea.
With its outstanding beachfront being incredibly popular among families, groups of friends and locals simply seeking out the relaxation of a sunset stroll, Melkbosstrand has an unmistakable holiday atmosphere with which Cape Town’s coastline has become synonymous. The outstretched oceanfront is lined with restaurants that are mostly of the seafood variety, enhancing the beauty of the town’s best feature and allowing guests to appreciate some fabulous west coast cuisine. In spring (around September), the landscapes around Melkbosstrand are brightened by beautiful wild flowers that continue on all the way to Namaqualand and attract locals from neighbouring towns and also holiday goers in search of profound, nature inspired experiences.
By spending time in a self-catering home or apartment in the Melkbosstrand area, guests are best able to discover an authentic experience and take in a few local pastimes, such as enjoying a traditional fish braai with friends. Some of the best seafood in the area includes locally caught and prepared Crayfish and the Cape Lobster. As a family-friendly destination, visitors can delight in an abundance of attractions throughout their time here. For many, Melkbos is the starting point to a vacation discovering the captivating West Coast.