From small beginnings in 1714, Strand has grown into a thriving holiday and business centre 15 minutes from Cape Town International Airport and 30 minutes from the city by car, with regular train services.
A wide range of accommodation establishments, restaurants and shops is available.
Strand Tourism Bureau
+27 21 8536796
The Great Outdoors
The beach stretches 5km along Melk Bay, with minigolf, a waterchute on the beachfront and two tidal pools.
Surfing and Swimming
Surfing and swimming are favourite pastimes, while the coastline between Strand and Rooiels is extremely popular with anglers and divers.
Bird walk Along the Lourens River.
All watersports, an 18-hole golf course, tennis (Boland championships are played here), rugby, squash, bowls, jukskei, gymnastics, karate and three hiking trails in easy reach.
BA magnificent holiday resort next to a covered, heated, Olympic-size swimming pool.
+27 21 8532725