Take a break from the city to relax in Gordon’s Bay with easy access to both the Cape Winelands as well as Hermanus.
If you’re looking for a relaxing seaside stay for two or with the family (purchase more vouchers) that includes breakfast, then you should pay close attention to Le Bay Guest House .
Le Bay Guest House is a lovely double story lodge centrally located in the heart of the seaside village Gordon’s Bay, and only 60 metres from the beach, vibey ocean view restaurants and pubs. The owners are proud of their guest house, a real seaside gem, and warmly welcome guests and do everything to make the duration of the stay as comfortable and homely as possible.
Even though one is surrounded by a plethora of restaurants, there are those days where you simply don’t feel like venturing out to grab something to eat. Conveniently, Le Bay Guest House has a restaurant too, open to both the public and guests alike. The restaurant is fully licensed and serves traditional South African food.
All rooms are pleasantly decorated and comfortable, and come equipped with a flatscreen television with DSTV channels, safe, air-conditioning, fans, tea and coffee making facilities, and a bar fridge. Rooms are en-suite with a shower or bath.
Upper levels feature stunning views of the landscape, sea and mountains with access to the all-encompassing balcony.
There’s safe and secure parking that’s monitored by CCTV.
It is guaranteed that a stay at Le Bay Guest House will feel like a home away from home and have plenty of exciting things to do and explore in and around the area.
Day trips from Gordon’s Bay:
- Embark on a day of wine tasting by driving to Stellenbosch and Paarl for the day. Stellenbosch is home to some of South Africa’s most esteemed wine estates such as Spier, Lanzerac and Blaauwklippen where you can taste award winning wines. Paarl has KWV and the Spice Route - one of the newer attractions in Paarl. Before arriving in Paarl, take a slight detour to Fairview to taste and purchase some cheese.
- Somerset West has Somerset Mall, Cheetah Outreach and Monkey Town. Strand has Friedman & Cohen, a unique department store that sells cosmetics, clothes, homeware, shoes and more. There’s also a tea garden for a quick bite to eat. Friedman & Cohen is a must-visit for anyone who enjoys shopping for unique things not easily found in malls. Strand also has plenty of ice-cream shops dotted along Beach road to keep an eye out for if you love ice-cream swirls.
- Drive Sir Lowry’s Pass or the coastal route to reach popular holiday destinations such as nearby Pringle Bay, Betty’s Bay and Hermanus. This deal will be running during whale-watching season.
- The seaside town is home to numerous sea-facing restaurants that specialise in seafood. There are also plenty of taverns, pizzerias and traditional fish and chips shops. Some restaurants include Old Cape Cafe, The Belgian Waffle House (a must-visit if you love all things sweet), Al Forno Pizzeria, The Werf Restaurant, The Thirsty Oyster Tavern and Y-Knot Restaurant.
- Gordon’s Bay’s famous beach, the Blue Flag Bikini Beach, is within walking distance from the guesthouse and well worth the visit even in winter for its pristine beauty. Those who enjoy hiking can take a slow easy walk to Crystal Pools, also known as the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve. This is a popular hike to a series of mountain pools in a kloof and cascading waterfalls.
Tel: 021 856 1019
7 Sir Lowry Road