In the 'hood, Simons Town as a destination

Simon’s Town is one of the most delightful little villages in Cape Town. Situated about 40 km outside of the city, en route to the Cape Point Nature Reserve, this quaint town is the residence of the South African navy and steeped in nautical history - its cobbled streets alive with restored cottages and homes, whilst the main road is an assortment of shops, coffee shops and restaurants ... cont.

10 Rocklands Road, Murdoch Valley, Simon's Town, 7995, Cape Town, South Africa

Directions to Seagetaway Cottage

From Cape Town International Airport (± 45 kms to Seagetaway)
Take the N2 highway towards Cape Town; Pass under the M5 freeway; Pass the M4 turnoff; Get ready to leave the N2. Look for the M3 Rhodes Drive / Muizenberg turnoff on your left; Leave the N2 by following the M3 on your left; The mountain is on your right; You will not be leaving this road until you reach the very end of the M3; Pass the University of Cape Town on your right; Pass through 5 sets of traffic lights; The M3 becomes a freeway and passes through the Constantia Valley; The mountain is on your right. When you reach the T junction at the end of the M3 turn right at the traffic light in the direction of the M64 Ou Kaapse Weg, Fish-Hoek and Simon's Town. At the 2nd traffic light turn left onto the M64 Ou Kaapse Weg, Fish-Hoek and Simon's Town. You will pass through part of the Cape Peninsula National Park As you descend you will see the village of Fish-Hoek on your left and your first glimpse of False Bay; You are now entering Sun Valley, a suburb of Fish-Hoek. A modern shopping mall is located on your right behind the church, trees and Mac Donald's (This would be a good time to pick up some supplies). Travel through the valley past 2 sets of traffic lights, the first is at the mall and the second a large 4 way cross roads; Leave the valley and climb up Black Hill; Continue over the ridge into the Glencairn Valley; At the T junction and traffic light, turn right onto the M3 in the direction of Simon's Town; False Bay is on your left-hand side, The mountain is on your right. Welcome to Simon's Town!

Pass right through Simon's Town village. Continue past the Naval Dockyard, (the high, long stone wall) on your left. Pass the Simon's Town Golf Course on your left. Pass 2 small beaches on your left. You are about to leave the residential area. After a bus stop at Ixia Crescent on your right look for Rocklands Road on your right; Seagetaway is no 10 Rocklands Rd the (has to be: Rocklands Rd. The) entrance is on the Corner of Rocklands and Freesia Rd.

Keys must be collected at Rocklands B&B 25 Rocklands Road.

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (1 km)
  • Bus Line (1 km)
  • Grocery Store (2 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (2 km)
  • Business Services (3 km)
  • Car Hire (3 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (3 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (3 km)
  • Internet Café (3 km)
  • Laundromat (3 km)
  • Post Office (3 km)
  • Train Station (3.5 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (4 km)
  • Shopping Mall (10 km)
  • Airport (45 km)

Activities

  • Beach
  • Bird watching
  • Caving
  • Children's entertainment
  • Climbing (mountain / rock)
  • Cultural experiences
  • Cycling paths
  • Diving / snorkelling
  • Driving range
  • Farm activities
  • Fishing
  • Galleries / museums
  • Game viewing
  • Golf course(s)
  • Health spa / massage
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Kayaking / surf ski
  • Kite surfing
  • Kloofing
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Sailing
  • Shark cage dives
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Theatre (performing arts)
  • Township tours
  • Whale watching
  • Wind surfing
  • Wine tasting

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