Category Archives: Around the Cape

Moonlight over False Bay

Peter and I have been enjoying this glorious view and thought we would share it with those of you who remember your stay here. Best wishes to you all for 2015

Datura in full flower

The Datura next to Fig Leaf Cottage is flowering like never before. Perhaps due to the Arum Lily irrigation pot planted next to it? The irrigation pot (made by Diane) consists of an underground reservoir pot which is unglazed to allow water to seep out slowly as the plant needs it. Here is what the […]

Encounter with an otter

Peter writes Dec 30th  2014: Close Encounter with an Otter! Diane and I were swimming off our beach this morning in waist-high water when I spotted an otter swimming nearby. I stood up and, to my amazement, rather than head away from me it decided to come up close and inspect me. It came to […]

Orcas in False Bay

Last week False Bay was visited by a pod of Orcas. I did not actually see them, they were round near the lighthouse but David Hurwitz, who runs one of the local boat companies, took some amazing photos. There were about 9 of them with one baby. They killed a dolphin – hunting class for the little […]

Mr.D’Arcy enjoying his beach

This photo of our little dog on the beach just in front of Cape Seaforever comes courtesy of our most recent visitors. Thanks Rosanne and Ruben

Around the Cape

The surrounding area Offers: Within easy walking distance: Fisherman’s Beach Perfect for swimming, rock-pool paddling, etc. Simons Town Country Club 9-hole links course and squash courts. Boulders Beach Home of the world-renowned colony of entrancing African Penguins or “jackass” penguins as they are know for the extraordinary call. Also a very sheltered swimming beach ideal […]