Cape Town's best kept secret

Cape Town's Most Unique Suburb

You have taken the first step by selecting beautiful Cape Town for your holiday. Now select the right destination in Cape Town!

Hout Bay is the only Cape Town suburb which offers ocean front living in combination with lush nature. Large properties, lush gardens, beautiful trees, dense forest and natural sand dunes are wherever you look. In a time where real estate investors are filling every available square meter with construction, Cape Town's suburb Hout Bay bucks the trend, surrounding you with nature, giving you the space to relax.

Enjoy Cape Town the way you should!


Hout Bay Is Centrally Located

Hout Bay not only has character, but it is centrally located for exploring Cape Town and the Western Cape. Hout Bay is your ideal base located for day trips to Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, Somerset West and Hermanus. You don't need to go far, though.

  • The Airport is a 40 minute drive by car.
  • Camps Bay and its many restaurants are a 15 minute drive
  • Noordhoek and its exquisite Long Beach is a 20 minute drive via stunning Chapman's Peak Drive
  • The Constantia wine region is just over the mountain, or 10 minutes by car.


Cape Town's Most Beautiful Beaches Are In Hout Bay

Hout Bay offers the three most beautiful beaches in Cape Town: Hout Bay, Sandy Bay and Llandudno. In addition, a short drive via Chapman's Peak will take you to Long Beach, a beautiful deserted beach which runs from Noordhoek all the way to Kommetjie. Hout Bay even offers the only nude beach in Cape Town - Sandy Bay.


Cape Town has become a favorite location for photographers

The stunning light and reasonable production costs have made Cape Town a favorite location among photographers around the world. Hout Bay is the center of these activities, as the two most scenic roads start here. Stunning Victoria Road leads from Hout Bay in a northerly direction via Camps Bay, Clifton, Bantry Bay and Mouille Point to the V&A Waterfront in central Cape Town. The famous Chapman's Peak Drive starts in Hout Bay and will take you in a southerly direction to Noordhoek. Both of these roads offer ample photo locations and are the ideal choice for a sundowner during a beautiful southern hemisphere sunset.


Hout Bay is hardcore for an active lifestyle

It doesn't matter if you only want to take your pup to the beach, or go for a run, hike up Chapman's Peak, go paddleboarding, windsurfing, surfing, cycling or horse riding, no other location in Cape Town offers as many options as Hout Bay.

Hout Bay also numerous gym's and physiotherapists to make sure you feel the best you can be.


Hout Bay Has Great Restaurants

An important aspect of any special vacation is great food and drink. Hout Bay offers more than 25 fun Bars and Restaurants, ranging all the way from take-out pizza to Michelin star restaurants like famous La Colombe.

Half a dozen vineyards within a 15 minute drive are bound to please the wine connoisseur.


For these reasons, and other reasons we still want you to discover, Hout Bay is Cape Town's best kept secret!