There may be no better way to fall in love with South Africa than a visit to Hartenbos. This intimate coastal town has long been one of the most popular holiday spots in South Africa, with locals lured by its mild climate, warm waters, and miles of spectacular beaches. Book a stay in one of our Hartenbos vacation rentals to discover its alluring charm for yourself!
Where is Hartenbos?
Hartenbos is located along the beautiful southern coastline of Western Cape
, about 250 miles east of Cape Town and 10 miles north of the popular resort town of Mossel Bay. With the verdant Outeniqua Mountains to the north and the glistening Atlantic to the south, this part of South Africa is renowned for its great natural beauty and easygoing atmosphere.
Things to Do in Hartenbos
Beach lovers rejoice! Hartenbos is perched on the banks of a calm, shallow lagoon and boasts almost four miles of beautiful Blue Flag beaches. Swim, fish, or canoe in the peaceful waters, or watch for dolphins and seals playing out at sea. During the holiday season, pick up a souvenir from one of the colorful kiosks lining the beachfront, or check out the rides at the nearby waterpark.
The town is also next door to the beautiful town of Mossel Bay
, the 2017 Kwêla Town of the Year and a haven for anyone looking to inject some adventure into their South African vacation. From shark diving and skydiving to mountain biking and walking with lions, you'll find every type of excitement you can possibly imagine - and then some.
If you're looking for sun, surf, and a secret destination just waiting to be discovered, your search is over. Stay in one of our Hartenbos vacation rentals and you'll be itching to come back year after year!