About Bloubergstrand

Bloubergstrand is situated in Blaauwberg, in Cape Town, South Africa. Show on Map

Western Cape DestinationsBloubergstrand, Blaauwberg

Bloubergstrand is situated on the Blaauwberg Coast about 20 minutes drive from the Cape Town city centre and about 30 minutes from Cape Town's Airport. Bloubergstrand is is the gateway to the seafood Mecca of the Cape West Coast.

In Afrikaans, Bloubergstrand means "blue mountain beach" after Blouberg, a hill not far inland from the coast. Bloubergstrand is primarily a residential suburb and attracts large numbers of visitors both locals and international. Much of Bloubergstrands' attraction lies in its white sandy beaches from which the view of Table Mountain and the city of Cape Town is quite spectacular. Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned, can also be seen quite clearly from the beach at Bloubergstrand.

The main beach in Bloubergstrand is called Big Bay. Big Bay is a surfers´ paradise and hosts several national and international competitions every year. Little Bay is a nice family beach and suitable for sunbathers. There are also a number of places for surf anglers. Big Bay is currently under threat of development of a hovercraft terminal. An active campaign to object to the development is underway.

Apart from the beautiful beaches and spectacular views, Bloubergstrand offers the visitor a number of attractions and activities. Its close proximity to the City Centre also make it a convenient base when visiting the Cape. Bloubergstrand has many restaurants including an original fisherman´s cottage at the waters edge where you can enjoy a seafood feast whilst enjoying the views and sunset.

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For more info about Bloubergstrand see our articles on the SA Travel News Blog:
Why Blouberg Village is where you want to be (on a balmy eve)

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