Cape Town is a paradise in itself and it has many hidden wonders to explore. Just twenty minutes from the center of Cape Town lies Big Bay. It is a great spot for beach activities and outdoor adventures. It is a fantastic place for both friends and family to visit and enjoy. Its heartwarming atmosphere and enjoyable culture will leave you smiling after a fun surf in the ocean or a delicious meal in one of the great restaurants. Here are some of the many things that you can do in Big Bay.
Learn How to Ride the Waves
Water sports are the centre of attention on sunny beaches and Big Bay is not different, you can learn any sport imaginable. You can learn surfing, wind surfing, kitesurfing, kiteboarding, stand up paddle boarding and other variety of other water sports. Professional trainers are on call to teach anyone who is willing to learn. Why not enroll in a surfing school for an hours surf lesson? Though there are many water sports available in Big Bay, surfing is one easiest ways to be in the water, socialize and exercise. Big Bay is located in the Western Cape and is a wonderful surf spot, thanks to the friendly waves and sunny weather conditions. Stop in at Big Bay Surf to find out more.
Big Bay has a variety of shopping centers where you can explore from clothing to souvenirs to take back home with you. Eden on the Bay is located right in Big By a and has great restaurants, surf shops, kite shops, Pick n Pay and many others. The centre sits right on the beach and their grassy lawn is a great place to relax and unwind in between shopping sprees.
There are many restaurants and cafes in Big Bay that will surely give you the amazing tastes of Africa. These restaurants and cafes can give you locally grown produce and the freshest ingredient available. Some restaurants give you the full view of the Mediterranean. One of these restaurants is Alexia‘s which is said to offer its guest a great dining experience. It is a Greek-influenced Mediterranean menu with delicious food and to-die for delicacies. In addition to this, you’ll enjoy your food with the fresh and breathtaking views across the Table Bay. This place is best enjoyed with a chilled glass of wine and the comfort of either family, good friends or loved ones. Another notable restaurant is the Aomori Japanese Restaurant which is said to serve the best tasting sushi in Cape Town. Or if you want something with a twist, try the Cape Town Fish Market. It is a fish bar, teppanyaki and sushi bar with an array of fresh food in its menu. Customers can pick the fresh fish that they are going to eat in the fresh fish market. The food is prepared according to the style that the customers want. Mojo’s has a fantastic African flair and face painters will come to your table to paint your faces with African style.
Stroll and Enjoy the Scenery
Whether it is day or night, sunrise or sunset, Big Bay is the perfect place to have a casual stroll. Big Bay is home to several beaches that will leave you in awe and amazement. The Bloubergstrand is a perfect scene for a casual stroll during the sunset. You can pick up shells and find interesting sea creatures in its rock pools. Or the Big Bay beach which is an amazing area for surfers. The great waves brought by perfect weather conditions makes it an ideal beach for surfers. Children and beach goers love the soft white sand on this beach. Big Bay and Tableview is the location of all the iconic Table Mountain photos, so it is a must for any traveller to come and se this iconic view of the mountain. In addition, next to the Big Bay is the Small Bay beach which is known by both tourists and locals. It offers panoramic view of the Robben Island. You can also enjoy the scene in a stunning yet quiet beach.
There are many places that you can stay in Big Bay. Places that can give you the most comfortable experience for your amazing getaways such as the Big Bay Beach Club, Seaside Village, Santa Fe Beach House, Eden on the Beach among others that offer the fantastic view of the beach and a space that is friendly to kids. The prices of these places range from R653 to R 3,000 per person per night. Fortunately, the experience is worth every penny.
Big Bay is a true paradise that you will surely miss once you leave. The people, the food, and the impressive view will make you want to return. Big bay has progressed over the years to cater for the needs of its locals and the people that come in and out of Cape Town. A place perfect for families, friends, couples and lovers. The unforgettable adventures and picturesque scenery will give you memories worthy to remember. More so, the friendliness of the people, the mouth-watering delicacies and the perfect views will make you want to return. You will surely look forward to your next trip in Cape Town, especially if you are going back to Big Bay. This is just one of the many places you can explore in your big adventure in Cape Town, South Africa.