Everyone knows that Langebaan is the Jewel of the West Coast towns; and with its pristine beaches, numerous fun outdoor activities and stunning scenery, it’s no wonder this lovely seaside town is a hugely popular destination among both locals and tourists. Life’s too short to spend just a day in this beautiful part of the world. Escape the city and follow the sun; here’s what to get up to when you visit Langebaan.
The main beach in Langebaan is a wide stretch of white sand that extends as far as the eye can see. Langebaan beach offers the opportunity for numerous water sports and on the weekend, you’ll see locals and holiday makers lining up with their boats at the jetty and slipway to launch them. The water at Langebaan beach is a perfect temperature and you can enjoy a cool dip in the lagoon after a day in the sun. When you’re ready you can walk a few meters from the beach into one of the beach bars or restaurants in Langebaan, right at the beach front, and enjoy a good seafood meal.
Just an hour’s drive from Cape Town in the beautiful town of Langebaan, you will find Mykonos Casino. Situated in the vibrant Greek Isles-inspired Club Mykonos Resort, they are home to some of the best entertainment and family-friendly attractions on the West Coast. Catch your breath and enjoy hours of entertainment and good times. Strike it rich on one of 320 slot machines or on the blackjack, poker or roulette tables. This luxurious holiday resort is your very own little piece of Greece in the West Coast. Enjoy accommodation, entertainment options, facilities and even some good eateries too.
West Coast National Park
Just inland from the secluded harbour of Saldanha Bay one finds the azure waters of the Langebaan Lagoon, focal point of the West Coast National Park. The West Coast is popular amongst outdoor enthusiasts, particularly bird watchers, and is home to impressive numbers of seabirds, including thousands of migrant seabirds which flock to the area each year. At the heart of the park is the Langebaan lagoon which is a registered wetland and one of the richest masses of water in South Africa. Birds to look out for include flamingoes and pelicans, sandpipers, gulls, cormorants and plovers to name a few.
The small town of Langebaan has plenty of things to do for everyone – adventure junkies, nature lovers and committed foodies. Why not plan your next weekend away at this top small town in South Africa. Every type of holiday maker is catered for here. These are just some of the amazing activities to enjoy in and around the lovely Langebaan, the favourite child among the West Coast towns.
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