With unspoilt views, direct beach access and topnotch accommodation that fits any budget, De Bakke Santos Resort should be on your family’s to-do list this year.
Mossel Bay, one of the most popular holiday spots in South Africa. Understandably so, with world class beaches, countless fun family activities and marine sports for old and young. Many people don’t know this coastal town right under our noses is said to have one of the most consistent climates in the world, which makes it and all-year holiday destination. Conveniently situated along the famous Garden Route, it is an ideal overnight stop for travellers, as well as a longstay location for long, lazy holidays.
De Bakke Santos caters for any kind of holidaymaker. The campsites are ideal for avid camping enthusiasts, backpackers or young explorers. There is even a permanent tent option for an authentic camping experience without the hassle (and expense) of bringing and pitching the needed equipment. Glamping at the beach? Yes, please!
The newly renovated bathrooms with big mirrors, fashionable tiling and modern finishes are unlike any you’ll see at a campsite of this kind. A real game-changer in convenience camping.
If camping is not your idea of fun, De Bakke Santos has a choice of 46 stylish, newly renovated beach chalets. The 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom chalets fully equipped for the perfect self-catering holiday. The kitchen is equipped with all basic appliances for your convenience. Each chalet has a private patio to enjoy the stunning sunrise over the ocean, or relax after a day on the beach. Shared braai facilities contribute to the amazing sense of community De Bakke Santos is famous for.
What’s more, there is 24-hour security at the resort for your peace of mind and free parking is included. There is a communal laundry and scullery on site, as well as a fun playground for the little ones. De Bakke Santos Resort is also proud to be wheelchair friendly.
Boasting access to two Blue Flag Beaches, De Bakke Santos is uniquely positioned to get the most out of your Garden Route holiday experience. Spend your days on the beach lazing in the sun, building sand castles with the kids and taking long walks along the coast. It is also a prime spot for fishing and Mossel Bay offers entertainment galore, with shopping malls, cinemas, restaurants and a golf course nearby. If you’re interested in sightseeing, don’t miss a visit to the harbour; or you can try your luck at the Garden Route Casino. For an educational day trip you can visit the 19th-century Cape St. Blaize Lighthouse or brush up on the history of the town at the Bartholomeus Dias Museum Complex which includes the Maritime Museum, the Shell Museum and botanical gardens. The famous Post Office Tree at the museum has been used as part of the mail services since the 1500’s!
De Bakke Santos is also the home of MosJazz, a music festival, held annually on the beach at the resort. The event brings together the finest local and international jazz acts on one of the finest beaches in South Africa. The perfect setting for an amazing experience. Imagine soothing jazz music filling the air, beach sand between your toes and the crashing waves in the background. All these elements come together in perfect harmony at MosJazz.
Mark your calendar for the 3rd MosJazz Festival at De Bakke Santos – 29 November to 2 December 2019
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- Name: De Bakke Santos
- Location: Mosselbay
- Accomodation: Camping and Self-Catering
- Pricing: FROM R170
- Contact: 076 058 7153 or [email protected]
- Website: www.debakkesantos.co.za
- Electricity: Yes
- Hot water: Yes
- Fishing: Yes
- Swimming: In the sea
- Pet friendly: No
- Nearest Town: Mosselbay
Text and photographs: Madge Booth