Self-catering in Betty's Bay
If you’ve never been to Betty’s Bay before you’ll know that just one visit will show you why this charming little Overberg town is considered one of the Western Cape’s best-kept secrets. In fact, many people have come for a holiday, fallen in love with the area and consequently chosen to move here permanently to experience the peaceful coastal lifestyle all year round. These local residents have set up a variety of different businesses, ranging from craft shops and bakeries to laundromats and self-catering accommodation. This means that when you choose Betty’s Bay as the destination for your holiday, you can be sure of having all the comforts and amenities you need.
When you’re planning a break with your family or a group of friends, you probably want to find cheap accommodation that doesn’t skimp on comfort or proximity to the local attractions. Fortunately, in Betty’s Bay you’re spoilt for choice. Some fantastic lodgings are located right across the road from the beach which gives you the option of having the ocean on your doorstep. Outdoorsy types love this as it gives them easy access to the wide sandy beach and countless opportunities for adventure. Other spots are situated on or near to the many local inland dams. These gorgeous lakes are filled with the area’s iconic “Rooibos” coloured water, fresh, pure and straight from the Kogelberg Mountains. If you’re keen on a quieter location up on the side of the mountain, you can even find guest resorts here that offer the majestic views that a bit of altitude provides.
On the other hand, visitors looking for a romantic getaway with luxury self-catering accommodation are also in luck. Betty’s Bay is home to a selection of four and five star lodgings that offer all the coastal comforts you desire. This gives guests the freedom to prepare special meals and enjoy them in private, making the most of the tranquil seaside atmosphere. Honeymooners in particular find that these establishments are ideal for their special getaway, providing a comfortable home base and proximity to the local attractions.
However you choose to experience this special little town, you can be certain that you’ll remember the time you spend here for years to come. Whether you’re making memories with friends out past the breakers or talking with your loved ones until the sun comes up over the mountains, you’ll never forget the sights and smells that make Betty’s Bay such a special destination.