With its fishing village history and contemporary country atmosphere, this suburb features long, sandy beaches overlooked by mountains, painting quite the picturesque scene. For a genuine fish and chips fix, Capetonians and tourists need look no further. Mony choose to indulge while trying to catch a glimpse of the odd Cape Fur Seal exploring the harbour.
Active, outdoorsy types will delight in hiking, mountain biking, abseiling and numerous aquatic sports that beckon. Other forms of leisure activities include cruises, boat trips and a visit to World of Birds. Tennis and squach can be enjoyed at the nearby Llandudno Sport Club.
Exceptional kindergatens, primary schools and secondary schools - including The Hout Bay International School - located in Hout Bay and Llandudno, ensure that quality education is easily accessible.
Apart from fish and chips, a wide varity of year-round restaurants cater to numerous tastes and preferences. Hout Bay is also home to soem of Cape Town's best restaurants. Some feature spectacular views.
Last, but far fram least, each weekend the well-known and loved Bay Harbour Market attracts those in search of special cuisine, gifts, art, decor and fashion. On Sundays, Hout Bay Lions Craft Market is ready to entertain.