Blaauwberg Western Cape South Africa

Century City Accommodation Bloubergrant Accommodation Bloubergrise Accommodation Milnerton Accommodation West Beach Accommodation Woodbridge Island Accommodation Bloubergstrand Accommodation Table View Accommodation Sunset Beach Accommodation Melkbosstrand Accommodation Edgemead Accommodation Big Bay Accommodation Table View Beachfront Accommodation Flamingo Vlei Accommodation Parklands Accommodation
This region stretches from Milnerton in the south to Mamre in the north and boasts vast stretches of pristine beaches on the northern side of the Atlantic Coast. These beaches, such as Big Bay, provide some of the Cape's most popular surfing and windsurfing spots. From here one is treated to classic views of Table Mountain, 10km across Table Bay.

Bloubergstrand is the site of the historic Battle of Blaauwberg in 1806 - following the second British occupation of the Cape. Originally a small fishing village, it is now characterised by upmarket homes.

The town of Table View, a fast-growing, sought-after suburb offers a vast array of restaurants, trendy nightspots, homely pubs, live music venues and a cosmopolitan lifestyle. Attractions include SANCCOB, where oil-damaged, diseased and injured birds (mainly penguins), are taken care of by volunteers. Here you'll also find Rietvlei Nature Reserve, a famous bird sanctuary situated on a lake.

A peaceful village Mamre, is home to historic buildings including a church built in 1808, and an old watermill. The old Mission Store has been renovated as a restaurant. A nature garden and hiking trails are being established to allow visitors to view fynbos in its natural habitat.

Named after the milkwood trees growing north of the town, Melkbosstrand offers excellent fishing and skindiving. It is home to Koeberg Nuclear Power Station and the 3 000 hectare Koeberg Nature Reserve which protects a diverse range of flora and fauna.