Easter Season in Hout Bay

Easter Season in Hout Bay

Tips for Your Easter Holiday

This quaint coastal village is the ideal getaway. The views will inspire you. The majestic mountains and ocean, the wide-open spaces to be one with nature, and the wide range of local experiences keep both little ones (and not so little ones) entertained. Delight your taste buds. Find the widest variety of cuisine. Embark on a different adventure every day. Hout Bay is perfect for your family, and quality R&R. Get rejuvenated.

Places to Stay

With more than 150 options, selecting your holiday accommodation becomes a seamless effort. Thus choose from budget-friendly to pure luxury accommodation,  guesthouses, boutique hotels, and a wide range of self-catering options so you can make Hout Bay your home away from home this Easter season.

The Village Hout Bay Rentals

The Village – The apartments have the perfect location to sip cocktails on your balcony watching the sunset over the ocean. The excellent views of the scenic Chapmans Peak and the iconic Sentinel will surround you. Together with the well-equipped self-catering apartments, this convenient spot will create memorable moments for you and your loved ones.

DK Villas – Seaview or mountain view, be spoilt for choice. Therefore, choose from one of the 3 luxury accommodations in Hout Bay. Relax and be pampered.  These beautiful apartments, exude luxury and will make your stay an enjoyable and memorable one. All 3 apartments are conveniently located, ensuring that your stay in Hout Bay is a delight.

Above the valley

Elm Tree Cottage – The quaint Cape vernacular-style self-catering cottage set in Hout Bay’s prestigious picturesque Bokkemanskloof Estate will inspire you. Soak in the beauty of nature in this location, which provides direct access to the various mountain paths, or relax and enjoy the pool and take in the majestic views while perched high above the valley.

Mountain Rise Cottage – With mountains behind and the sea in front, Victorskloof is one of the most sought-after locations in Hout Bay. Enjoy this newly renovated 6 bedrooms cottage that is fully equipped with all amenities for self-catering. The cottages have space to roam with views of the beautiful ocean, Chapmans Peak, and the Sentinel. Enjoy quality family time or celebrate special events with your family and friends in this tranquil setting.

Local Eats

Darios – Breakfast at Darios is a must when visiting Hout Bay. It’s where the locals hang out. Start the day with a fresh and delicious home-cooked Italian breakfast. Sip authentic Italian cappuccino (which can be CBD infused if you’d like). The cappuccinos are so good, you’re bound to head back there for a “pick me up” later in the day. Feel part of the Hout Bay community in a pleasant setting in this fantastic location.

Dunes – Always a favourite with kids (and adults), Enjoy this perfect location of being on the water’s edge. This laid-back haven for the kids provides a jungle gym on the beach, all within reach to the parents. Enjoy a cocktail (or 2) while you watch sunsets, or get there early to watch the sunrise and enjoy breakfast in this stunning location.
Delish – You’re guaranteed to experience a bit of nostalgia in this quaint restaurant, housed in this 150-year-old house with modern trimmings and serving delicious light meals with healthy options. Dine under the beautiful shady trees or select the tented indoor settings on a warm sunning day. A relaxed and friendly environment for the whole family, including the pup. The choice is yours.

Play in Hout Bay

Oasis Academy – SUPs up! The perfect water sport for all to enjoy. SUPing is a fun activity to experience the ocean. Beginners are welcome. You will start with a  SUP lesson. You and your kids will learn about ocean awareness and safety.

Hike Hout Bay

Karbonkelberg Tourism – The perfect way to view the Bay while perched high up on the mountain. Your local tour guide, Brent Thomas, and his team will lead you onto some of Hout Bay’s most fascinating hiking trails. Listen to and learn about the indigenous flora and fauna and the traditions and cultures passed down each generation. Experience the most beautiful views, take in the sights of the legendary stone-faced guardians, and access paths that are generally inaccessible to the public. Hiking tours can be tailored to your adventure appetite and include all fitness levels.

Bike Hout Bay

Cape Lion ERides – These pedal-assisted Ebikes and e-MTB allow you to explore the coastline and mountain ranges, regardless of your fitness level and cycle experience. Experience the fresh air, wide-open spaces, and the most spectacular views. This fun activity is suitable for the whole family. Make a fun day activity, pack a picnic basket, and enjoy the iconic Chapmans Peak Drive after cycling. You all enhance your fitness levels in a very passive manner.