The ocean and mountains of South Africa are perfectly displayed in Gordon’s Bay, which is close to Cape Town. Gordons Bay’s waterfront features a picturesque cove that offers a veritable feast of water-based activities, as well as a promenade lined with fish markets, coffee shops, and restaurants. The bay is nestled up against the imposing Helderberg mountains. During the busy season, Gordons Bay is crowded. While the main beach is more popular with families and the water is calmer, Bikini Beach is popular with the younger generation who come here to play beach volleyball, relax, and surf. To appreciate this region of the world, you don’t need to be on the beach. The cellars of Vergelegen, Scholtzenhof, Morgenster, and Post House are among the 25 wineries that make up the Helderberg Wine Route. These wineries range in age from 300 years old historical manors to art boutique wineries.
If you’re in town during the whale-watching season, Clarence Drive, the picturesque coastal road that runs between Gordon’s Bay and Betty’s Bay, offers some of the best-designated whale-watching spots on the coast. The Steenbras dam also offers stunning views of Gordon’s Bay and is a great place for picnics.
Evenings ought to include a stroll along the harbour wall or a sunset cruise from the old harbour, which is also home to a number of top-notch seafood eateries. Additionally, Gordon’s Bay is only 40 minutes from Cape Town, making it possible to experience a different nightlife while still making it home.