Family self-catering accommodation in Betty's Bay
Looking for the ideal family beach getaway? The Overberg region has some incredible coastlines that are well worth exploring. The seaside towns in the area are also beautiful, idyllic and perfect for a long holiday, a weekend away or even as a stopover in a longer road trip. Take a look at the accommodation in Betty’s Bay to find the ideal place for your family to check into. There’s everything from camping sites to high-end guest houses.
A very popular choice for many travellers to Betty’s Bay is family self-caterings. These come in the form of homes, apartments, chalets and even larger establishments where you can book just the number of rooms you want. Whichever option you go for, you’ll get accommodation that feels just like a home away from home. You can spend your days following your own pace and itinerary, without being beholden to dining time tables or worry about disturbing other guests. It’s the perfect way to bond with the family, but still give everyone the space needed to do things their way.
The Cape Whale Coast truly has so much to see, explore, try and investigate. It’s a wonderful area to take the whole family on holiday, because there is something for everyone. If you love history, there’s plenty of sites and museums to see. You can delve into the past and uncover how the Khoisan lived in the area, how bandits hid along the rocky coastline near Betty’s Bay, and how the town grew up once the whaling station was established.
For those who enjoy spending time out in nature, there are numerous national parks to explore. You can go hiking on trails that are suitable for a wide range of fitness levels, ages and abilities. There’s no reason for even the youngest child to feel left out when exploring your surroundings. The beaches and the dunes are also great fun for the whole family. You can swim in the ocean or rock pools, go sandboarding down the dunes, and relax under an umbrella while your kids build sand castles. For the more adventurous, you can go surfing, kayaking or fishing in the sea. If you prefer something a little more sedate, head off to Stony Point and see the penguins living in the large colony. It’s a great treat for young and old.
Betty’s Bay also offers some excellent whale watching between July and December. Southern Right whales and Humpback whales migrate north during these months for their mating season and to give birth in the warmer waters. It’s a great thrill for the whole family to see these gentle giants frolicking in the waves.