Seaforth is a lovely part of Simon’s Town

Originally established around the whaling station, it is now a large, beautiful home. There’s lots to explore, all within walking distance.

  • Water’s Edge Coffee and Gelato Kiosk, 130m. This delightful little ‘hole in the wall’ kiosk offers the best home-made gelato, cappuccino and expresso to take-away. Buy one on your way to or from the beach, and enjoy it as you stroll around this great neighbourhood.

  • Afrika Penguin Curios and Coffee Shop, 80m. If you prefer to sit down and have a coffee, this delightful little establishment offer light meals, delicious cakes and a choice of interesting curios.

  • Sophea Gallery and Tibetan Teahouse, 270m. This well-known establishment in False Bay offers delicious vegetarian and vegan meals, a gallery of Tibetan and local spiritual art and artefacts, and meditation sessions. http://www.sopheagallery.co.za

  • Seaforth Cemetery, 600m. The ‘Old Burying Ground’ was established in 1814, and is a fascinating place to wander around in order to get a better sense of the history of Simon’s Town. http://www.simonstown.org/old%20burying%20ground.html

  • Simon’s Town Museums, 1,5km – 2kms. Simon’s Town is home to some interesting museums that are well worth a visit, including:

  • Art Galleries and Antique Shops, 270m – 18km. The incredible history and natural beauty of Simon’s Town makes it a natural home for antique shops and art galleries. Informal and formal exhibitions pop up frequently, and add to the experience of visiting permanent establishments in the area, including: