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 R800* unit


Our 2 bedroom apartment is 100m from beach in Melkbosstrand. It is across a holiday resort with swimming pools, trampolines and mini golf course. Unit sleeps max 4 adults 2 children. There are 2... More Info

From R2500* 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... More Info

From R398 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 a... More Info

From R600* 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... More Info

From R375 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... More Info

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... More Info

From R800 pps


A warm welcome awaits you at Weskus Kaya B & B, the luxury Bed and Breakfast establishment situated just a short drive from central Cape Town in Melkbosstrand. Relax in the comfort of one of seve... More Info

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... More Info

From R490 pps


Sandcastle B & B is situated in Melkbosstrand, a coastal village only 30 km from Cape Town and gateway to the famous West Coast making Sandcastle perfect for travelers and business guests. All our... More Info

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 ... More Info

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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