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MELKBOSSTRAND is situated on the west coast of the Cape Peninsula and takes its name from the rare milkwood trees that grow in the area.

It is only 30 kilometres from the centre of Cape Town and within easy driving distance of the Cape's world renowned scenic beauty and the developing wine route of the Swartland.

Melkbosstrand is a rapidly growing seaside village on the Atlantic shoreline becoming ever more popular as a holiday destination for local South Africans as well as overseas visitors.

Long flat sandy beaches and the Atlantic breakers make this an increasingly popular spot for surfers, windsurfers and kite surfers.

The Southern Right Whale favours the relatively shallow waters of the bay for breeding and mating.

There are established schools in the area, a shopping centre as well as excellent medical, dental and ancillary medical services.

There are a number of specialist local restaurants situated on the beachfront.

The golf course, 'Atlantic Beach Golf Estate', is a championship links which offers outstanding club house facilities with health centre, outdoor swimming pool and tennis courts.