Melkbosstrand Accommodation

Melkbosstrand, which means 'Milkbush Beach' in Afrikaans, is a coastal town situated on the Cape's West Coast, a mere 25km drive from the thriving city hub of Cape Town.

Melkbosstrand, commonly referred to 'Melkbos' by the locals, is named after the Milkbush or 'Euphorbiaceae' bushes which grow plentiful alongside the beaches dunes. The milky-like substance that oozes from the milk bush is medicinal and is used to treat several ailments - from whooping coughs to asthma and rheumatism. The Melkbosstrand beach, which is a 7km stretch of white sand, sees many a holiday maker or local enjoy long afternoon strolls along its perimeter. Beach-goers can enjoy a hubbub of exciting activities like kite surfing, crayfishing, boating and windsurfing. Alternately, venture down to the beach at sunset and enjoy a sundowner, while feasting your eyes on the wraparound views of Robben Island and Table Mountain.

If you enjoy seafood cuisine, Melkbosstrand is for you, with many of its restaurants offering up a variety of local dishes. A firm favourite among the locals is the eatery Die Damhuis, a national monument converted into the beachfront restaurant it is today. Here, you'll be able to enjoy their specialty oysters with views of the mountain and ocean. Following a fully- satisfying meal, settle in for the night at a one of the many Bed and Breakfasts, Guest Houses or self-accommodating flats.

Visitors can travel further afield to view the picturesque Durbanville Winelands and the sprawling Boland Mountains. If you're a self-proclaimed nature lover, amble through the Koeberg Nature Reserve, where scenery includes a mixed bag of cliffs, sand, dunes and beach.

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From R3000* unit


This 4 bedroom 4 bathroom house is 1km from beach and 4km from the main beach in Melkbosstrand. It has a great entertainment area which incl: OUTDOOR: -solar heated pool with slides for children... Read More

From R598 pps


The Lodge at Atlantic Beach will give you an unforgettable sense of peace and tranquillity as you soak up the unspoilt beauty of dunes and fynbos, sand & sea. Come and enjoy this unique resort-hotel ... Read More

From R325 pps


This affordable luxury self-catering apartment on the first floor is 100m from the beach. 2 Double bedrooms - colour TV in main bedroom linen and hair dryer supplied. Camping cot available on reque... Read More

From R700* unit


This 3 bedroom apartment with 2 bathrooms is 1,2 km from the beach and 4km from the main beach in Melkbosstrand. The apartment is seperate from the main house with seperate entrance, court yard w... Read More

From R400 pps


Located on the Atlantic Coast 35 km north of Cape Town, Melkbosstrand Bed and Breakfast is only a 5 minutes walk away from the beach and restaurants. The air-conditioned rooms are decorated with mo... Read More

From R475 pps


A location completely in harmony with its environment. Where the estate itself has preserved the natural unspoiled heritage of one of the best coastlines in the world. White sandy beaches just beyond ... Read More

From R850* unit


Positioned directly on the beach with breathtaking views of the ocean, Table Mountain and Robben Island, this seaside Villa offers the discerning traveller all the luxuries, warm hospitality and perso... Read More

From R799* unit


Our double story self contained luxury loft room unit is 100m from the beach, 50m from public transport, close to restaurants, shops, a golf course and a nature reserve. It has incredible sea views an... Read More

From R375 pps


Situated in Melkbosstrand, 9 km from Koeberg Nature Reserve, Two Owls Guest House boasts an outdoor pool, barbecue and sun terrace. Free private parking is available on site. Every room is equipped... Read More

From R1200* unit


Melkbosstrand is a coastal town on the West Coast of South Africa, north of Big Bay and Bloubergstrand. 25 km from Cape Town, Waterfront and 30 min from the Cape Town International Airport. This is... Read More

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Melkbosstrand Reviews

Melkbosstrand
We had supper at the Spur and the service and stuff was excellent. The atmosphere in general in Melkbos is relaxing and the sunset stunning.

- Patricia Deacon

Melkbosstrand
Beautiful and quiet. Great place to go rest.
- Peejay Van Wyk

Melkbosstrand
Perfect location for a holiday.
- Bianca Van Der Westhuizen

Melkbosstrand
Love staying in the Melkbosstrand region.
- Deon Botha

Melkbosstrand
Beautiful part of the Cape with easy access to many places including the West Coast. Beaches clean and not too busy and the restaurants wonderful. Would definitely go back!
- Petra Houart