Things To Do
Introduction To Location & What To Do In The The Strand...
Founded in 1714 as a small holiday village and fishing harbour, the Strand is famous for its magnificent beaches. The 5km sweep of silver sand, with its mountain backdrop and panoramic views across False Bay is one of the most beautiful coastlines in the Cape.
Green Gables is within easy walking distance of the beach, shops and restaurants.
Explore scenic wine routes, fynbos nature reserves and the Western Cape coastline, which is renowned for the regular
visits which migrating whales make to the warm waters of False Bay. The Strand is an outdoor and sports lovers'
paradise, offering something for everyone, be it sunbathing, swimming, surfing or sailing, and the warm waters of
False Bay are a haven for fishermen. There are a number of world-class golf courses right on our doorstep and, all
around, the mountains that ring Somerset-Strand are mapped with hiking trails.
Green Gables is conveniently situated within easy access to the major highways:
- Cape Town city centre - 30 minutes / 40 kms
- Cape Town International Airport - 20 minutes / 30 kms
- Stellenbosch and the Boland wine routes - 10 minutes / 20 kms
- Hermanus along the Whale Route - 60 minutes / 80 kms