Strand, Western Cape, South Africa
The town of Strand originated almost 200 years ago as a holiday and fishing resort and was established in 1714. The town is most known for its beach or 'the Strand', which is a 5km stretch of white sand that is lapped by the warm waters of False Bay.
Visitors to Strand will find that there is a variety of activities to keep young and old occupied. From tanning on the beach, dining on delicious seafood, to a variety of great watersports, visitors can take their pick from the activities and facilities on offer at Strand.
Strand is situated on the shores of False Bay at the foot of the Hottentots Holland Mountains, and is a 40 minute drive from Cape Town. Because of the town's idyllic location, visitors can explore other parts of the Western Cape, such as the West Coast, Chapmans Peak, Gordons Bay or the Winelands.