Discover Cape Town’s Blaauwberg

About the Area

Blaauwberg, or “Blouberg” – meaning Blue Mountain – as it is affectionately known to locals, is an idyllic stretch of coastline located just a short drive from the city centre of Cape Town.

Bloubergstrand, or Blaauwberg Beach, is the main focal point of the area and is popular with surfers, sunbathers and picture-seekers thanks to its spectacular views of Table Mountain. Big Bay, another Blaauwberg highlight, is also a top spot for water sports enthusiasts. Kitesurfing is particularly popular here, and on any given day you’ll see daredevils tearing across the waves.

This area is home to some excellent restaurants and pubs, making it the perfect place to relax and enjoy the view.Whether you’re looking for adventure or simply want to relax and soak up the stunning views, Blaauwberg has something for everyone.

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Explore Blaauwberg's Neighbourhoods

Blaauwberg is a beautiful area with plenty to offer visitors and residents alike. The area is home to a number of popular neighbourhoods.

Things to Do in Blaauwberg

Whether you’re looking to relax on the beach, explore the great outdoors, or experience some of the best surfing in the country, Blaauwberg has something for everyone. Here are just a few of the many things to do in this unique corner of the world.

Places to Stay in Blaauwberg

There are many different accommodation choices depending on what you are looking for. If you want to be close to the beach, there are plenty of options ranging from luxurious apartments to more affordable self-catering units. There are also several hotels in the area, many of which offer stunning views of Table Mountain.

Places to Eat & Drink in Blaauwberg

For a quick bite, head to one of the many cafes or bakeries dotted around the neighbourhood. If you’re looking for something more substantial, there are a number of restaurants that offer both traditional South African fare and international cuisine. 

Travel Inspiration

Looking for some travel inspiration for your next trip to Cape Town’s Blaauewberg? Here are some ideas to get you started:

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