Stilbaai Accommodation

Stilbaai, or the Bay of Sleeping Beauty as it's sometimes called, lies roughly 330 kilometres (4 hours) up the N2 from Cape Town. It is a peaceful spot with beautiful beaches giving one many things to do in Stilbaai. It is no wonder that Stilbaai is so popular.

Located on the Indian Ocean as it is, Stilbaai has a moderate climate with highs of 28C in summer and lows of just 12C in winter. The cherry on top is that the warm ocean current that passes that coastline means that swimming is a pleasant experience rather than a toe-curling one.

Naturally, the beaches are a major attraction in the town and there are many beach and water-related things to do in Stilbaai. There are a number of white sandy beaches in and around town, with the Lappiesbaai being awarded Blue Flag status. This beach and others are popular for kite surfing and wind surfing while nearby there are 'normal' surf spots as well as snorkelling and scuba diving sites.

Stilbaai is located on the Goukou River estuary which brings a different dimension to your enjoyment of water sports. You can water-ski and sail on the lagoon while the 15 kilometre river is also great for anglers and keen walkers.

Speaking of keen walkers, 3 nature reserves nearby - for one, the Skulpiesbaai Nature Reserve - provide excellent hiking opportunities. Another natural heritage site in the area is the archaeological site at Blombos Cave, where the remains hint at one of the oldest known human settlements to date.

Back to the present, and Melkhoutfontein, 7 kilometres inland from Stilbaai is no longer a hopeless township, but an opportunity for inter-cultural exchange. Walking tours can be arranged and a traditional meal with the locals is a good way to experience life through their eyes. Camping is a popular activity with visitors to Stilbaai.

On a practical note, Stilbaai has a wide range of amenities despite its small size. There are many restaurants to choose from, a number of grocery stores a hospital and a variety of gift shops, salons and other outlets.

If you are looking for a convenient place to wind down over summer, consider one of the many self catering accommodation options in Stilbaai. The town is small, the beaches are beautiful and there are myriad things to do in Stilbaai to appeal to all ages and types of people.

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Botterkloof Resort offers fantastic, value for money accommodation from full B&B to self-catering chalets. We are pet friendly so small dogs are welcome. You can relax while the kids play on the jungl... More Info

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If you're looking for accommodation in Stilbaai, look no further than Adagio Self Catering Holiday Accommodation, located at the heart of the Stilbaai harbour area within approximately 150 meters fro... More Info

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Little Rock Guest House is situated only metres from the Indian Ocean in the beautiful hamlet of Jongensfontein, just a few minutes from Still Bay, on the South East coast of South Africa, not too far... More Info

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On the river front - fantastic view. 800 meters from the main blue flag beach. ... More Info

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Private double storey house right on Blue Flag Beach of Stilbay on the Garden Route, 337 kms from Cape Town; 37 kms from Riversdale ; 120 kms from Mosselbay. A beautiful scenic golf course is situa... More Info

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This beach house has an excellent location with wonderful breaker views and is on a dune directly on the beach. The house has direct access to a magnificent sandy beach, blue flag status, while the ri... More Info

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A Farm Story was born from a tradition that believes that a story speaks to the soul and the heart. History and fond memories were transferred into a country house in 2008. We invite you to experi... More Info

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Bosbokduin is situated in a nature reserve two km out of Stilbaai on the Jongensfoten Road. Right next to the golf course and 50m from your own private beach ,a beautiful tranquil area with game stil... More Info

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This beautifully decorated self-catering unit has a "relaxing holiday feeling" written all over it. With it's large wooden deck, and exquisite views of the Goukou river and sea, which will take your b... More Info

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Myrtle's Retreat is situated in the charming seaside village of Stilbaai, along the famous Garden Route. The retreat comprises of four rooms, which all feature en-suite bathrooms, DStv, fans, bar ... More Info

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Stilbaai
A pretty seaside town. We enjoyed our museum visit, the walk around the Brak garden and the tour of the gin distillery. The biltong at Vrek Lekker was also good!
- Jayne Fearon

Stilbaai
Cannot believe what an efficient town it is. The Spar is absolutely world class. All amenities are available.
- Lenette Morris

Stilbaai
Stunning town, a really great place to go if you just want to put your feet up and recharge. There aren't many options for eating out at night, but the places available are nice enough.
- Ryan Philp

Stilbaai
We loved Stilbaai and will return for another holiday
- Georg Rautenbach

Stilbaai
Love it! I want to retire in Jongensfontein Stilbaai
- Pauleen Redelinghuys