Belle Bay View Simon’s Town is a superb self-catering home, with sweeping views of the harbour, False Bay and the surrounding mountains, located in the charming Victorian style village of Simon's Town, base of the South African Navy. Belle Bay View nestles on Simonskloof hill.
There is a separate, secure entrance to the house with wheelchair access. Bedrooms and public areas are all on one level; there are no stairs. Secure parking is available.
Belle Bay View is a family run establishment and your hosts are French and South African… alors, nous parlons Français.
A mere five minutes walk from Belle Bay View brings you to the quaint centre of Simon’s Town bustling with bespoke boutiques, antique shops, art galleries and a variety of local cafés, restaurants, the waterfront and pier.
Visit the historical town centre, Jubilee Square, where local craftsmen sell their wares under the watchful eye of Simons Town’s mascot, the legendary Naval dog “Just Nuisance”.
Also within walking distance or a short five minute drive from Belle Bay View, are the famous Boulders Beach and African Penguin colony. Enjoy the unique experience of swimming with these comical birds on a delightful, wind free beach.
Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve are a scenic fifteen minute drive from Belle Bay View. Look out for the local resident baboon troop at Smits Winkel Bay as you approach this legendary park. Set aside a day to discover the remote beaches, alcoves, sea pools and dizzying cliffs that make up this natural wonderland. For those interested in the Cape’s fauna and flora, Cape Point’s botanical variety of “fynbos” offers a unique perspective of this floral kingdom. Keep an eye out for Cape Mountain Zebra, Ostriches, Bontebok and the world’s largest antelope, the Eland.