About Manor On The Bay
Manor on the Bay Guesthouse is situated 50m from the beach, offering affordable accommodation, value for money and great discounted specials throughout the year, in picturesque Gordon's Bay, Cape Town, South Africa. We are five minutes’ walk from upmarket restaurants and Bikini Beach with Blue Flag status.
Gordon’s Bay is a top tourist destination in close proximity to Cape Town, Table Mountain, the Winelands (Stellenbosch, Franschoek, Paarl, Helderberg) and over 12 golf courses and located on Route 43, one of South Africa’s most scenic routes (Gordon’s Bay to Hermanus costal road). Also famous for the Southern Right whales visiting us each year: Gordon’s Bay, Gateway to the Whale Route, August - November. Enjoy the warmer sea water - about nine degrees warmer - than Cape Town’s icy waters.
We have 12 spacious and uniquely decorated bedrooms with en suite shower / or bath to choose from. All rooms have modern conveniences i.e. safes, computer links, hairdryers, mini-bars, TV with M-Net and Satellite TV, air-conditioning and some with fire-places. Extra luxuries include toiletries, pure cotton linen, gowns, pool towels and laundry services. Four of the rooms are equipped for self- catering. We have secure off-street parking for guests and functions.
Breakfast is served at the swimming pool or in the dining room. Lunch and dinner available on request. Quality restaurants are within walking distance from our facility. We have an indoor braai facility in our sun room at your disposal or ask us to entertain you with traditional South African braai cuisine.
Manor on the Bay is the ideal venue for your small exclusive wedding. We cater for groups of up to 20 guests. The landscaped garden and nearby beach make this venue the ideal setting for a memorable day and beautiful pictures.
Situated at the foot of the Steenbras Mountain and overlooking the blue waters of False Bay, Manor on the Bay offers a tranquil, yet professional conference venue for up to 20 delegates. The environment is given to be inspiring, creative and productive. A mere 40 minutes’ drive from Cape Town, Manor on the Bay offers clients from the Mother City an inspiring and refreshing day away from the city in return.
• Whale Watching in Gordon’s Bay and on Clarence Drive R44 (scenic coastal drive)
• Dolphins and seals around all year
• Helderberg Nature Reserve
• Lady Phillips Tea Garden at Vergelegen Wine Estate
• Horse Riding and hiking in the Waterkloof Vineyards
• Steenbras Dam (hiking only)
• Deep sea fishing
• Sunset cruises from our harbour
• Speedboat and jet-ski adventures here in Harbour Island
• Christmas Lights Festival
• Lwandle Hostel Museum and Arts & Craft Centre
• Monkey Town
• Blue Rock Cable Water Ski
• Nature Quad Rides
• Winter Wonderland Lights Festival
Its close proximity to Cape Town, the Winelands and over 16 golf courses, provide an excellent base from where these truly unique Western Cape attractions can be experienced. Shark-cage diving, fishing trips, scuba-diving, picnic-baskets and sunset cruises are arranged by us. Quality restaurants are within walking distance and golf-courses, hiking-trails, shopping malls and more safe-swimming beaches are easily accessible.
Only 40 minutes away from the Cape Town International Airport and 50 minutes from the Waterfront and Stellenbosch and Wine Route around the corner from us makes Manor on the Bay the ideal location for a splendid holiday where you can put your feet up at night and enjoy our famous sunsets over False Bay.