Antique stores in Betty's Bay
Travelling into the Cape Overstrand region is a wondrous experience for any avid bargain hunter or antique seeker. From roadside farm stalls filled with treasures to antique stores in towns that have hundreds of years of history, you’ll love exploring this part of the Western Cape. And of course, a must-see for anyone travelling in this region is the tiny hamlet of Betty’s Bay. It’s a truly amazing little seaside town that’s nestled between larger settlements but far from the hustle and bustle of the crowds. Featuring mountain slopes filled with rare fynbos on one side and the magnificent ocean on the other, you’ll find this town both welcoming and filled with peaceful scenery.
Betty’s Bay is a very small village and there isn’t much in the way of retail and businesses, preserving the ultimate in holiday tranquility for residents and visitors alike. However, there are several crafts and artisanal outlets if you explore the town by foot which will certainly hold interest for anyone who loves browsing markets and antique stores during their time away. There is also the opportunity to explore some of the most spectacular beaches along this shoreline with boundless chances for adventures and relaxation alike. In fact, many fans of this laidback area return to it time and again as a traditional family holiday spot.
There are several colourful African craft markets in this part of the Western Cape with most seaside villages presenting their fair share of wooden carvings, crocheted clothing, beach wraps as well as traditional and antique jewellery. Exploring Betty’s Bay and neighbouring towns is a great way to take in all of the sights and sounds as well as stop in at artisanal stores and craft outlets. You’ll be able to find inspired wooden furniture and décor that is an eclectic mix of Cape Town’s multicultural vibe.
Once you’re done finding gifts and keepsakes by shopping in and around Betty’s Bay, enjoy a wonderful lunch or dinner with drinks near the ocean. There are a few restaurants in this popular holiday town that cater for family-friendly as well as corporate or even romantic dining options. Don’t miss out on an exciting shopping experience along one of the most beautiful coastlines in South Africa. Finding antique stores in and around Betty’s Bay will be both a shopping and a culinary adventure in the Cape. Plan your getaway today!