In the 'hood, Hout Bay as a destination

Affectionately called ‘the republic of Hout Bay’ by its residents, due mainly to the limited means of access into this attractive suburb - there are only three - Hout Bay lies just 20 minutes’ from the centre of Cape Town yet has a unique and timeless beauty that makes it so popular with locals and visitors. When staying in Hout Bay, visitors become part of the tangible vibe of this town, which ... cont.

72 Mount Rhodes Drive, Hout Bay, Atlantic Seaboard, Cape Town, South Africa

Directions to Villa Montebello

Coming from the Garden Route (N2) or Cape Town International Airport
Drive on N2 direction Cape Town. Take M3 direction Muizenberg, Kirstenbosch and continue on M3 until first traffic light, go right into Rhodes Avenue (M63), direction Kirstenbosch and Hout Bay. This M63 leads you past Kirstenbosch botanical gardens, continue and follow direction Hout Bay. In Hout Bay the M63 is called Main Street. At first traffic circle leave Main Street, turn right into Victoria Road M6. At traffic light go right, direction Llandudno and Cape Town. After +/- 1,5 km turn left into Mount Rhodes Drive. Follow the road to the top of the mountain and turn right into Valley View Road. Villa Montebello is on the corner on the right hand side.

Traveling on the M6 (Victoria Road) from Cape Town
From Cape Town, follow direction Seapoint, this is the M6, after Seapoint you will pass Bantry Bay, Clifton, Camps Bay and Llandudno. After Llandudno is Hout Bay. Go passed Llandudno, approx. 700 meters further, take the next turn-off to the right into Mount Rhodes Drive. Follow Mount Rhodes Drive to the top of the hill and turn right into Valley View Road. Villa Montebello is on the corner on the right hand side.

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  • Shark cage dives
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  • Theatre (performing arts)
  • Township tours
  • Whale watching
  • Wind surfing
  • Wine tasting

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