Betty's Bay is a scenic coastal village, located in the scenic Overstrand area of the Western Cape, just 90-minutes from Cape Town and the airport. It is close to Kleinmond and Hermanus for necessities
With the majestic Kogelberg Mountains as a backdrop, the village is located in the UNESCO World Nature Reserve, an important fynbos reserve home to a wide variety of fynbos, bird and animal species. The area is characterised by a rocky coastline and beautiful white beaches.
The area forms part of the Cape Whale Coast and you can catch a glimpse of the majestic creatures here between June and November annually. The area is also renowned for spotting dolphins.
Betty's Bay is relatively small with no street lights and offers an unspoilt environment where you can enjoy nights full of a thousand stars, and if you are very still and quiet you may meet a porcupine or two as these nocturnal creatures roam freely in the village.
It is home to many well-known artists, writers, and musicians and classes can be had in all the arts, including a chocolate making class given by a local Belgian chocolatier, who has a chocolate factory
in Betty's Bay.
The village is popular for second homes and retirement especially due to the close proximity to the city and Cape Town International Airport, and boast a rising number of permanent residents.
Betty's Bay offers a laid-back coastal village lifestyle with unique wildlife that includes the penguin colony located at Stoney point. Cape mongoose, tortoises and even small buck not to mention that
this region is also renowned as one of the best whale watching spots. Here, you can enjoy rejuvenating nature hikes in the surrounding mountains exploring the indigenous flora, stroll up to the waterfalls in the Harold Porter Botanical Gardens, or get sand between your toes on one of the two pristine white beaches. Nearby, you can also enjoy tastings at the many wine estates in the Overberg area.
Betty Bay is close to Hermanus and Somerset West, both offering regional shopping malls, medical facilities including hospitals and excellent schools.
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