Melkbosstrand Accommodation offering golf, entertainment, great food and positioned in a biodiversity corridor
For golfers this is a no-brainer, Melkbosstrand Accommodation on a course ranked 83 in Golf Digests Top 100, far enough out of town if you are seeking peace and quiet, but under 30km away from the centre of Cape Town. The Atlantic Beach Lodge offers luxury 4-star accommodation: On offer are Double and Twin B&B rooms. Most rooms overlook the 10th Fairway of the Atlantic Beach Golf Club. The Lodge offers great facilities to make your stay memorable, including walking trails within a green belt and long strolls on the Blue Flag Beach accredited Melkbosstrand beach.
Four star comfort at reasonable prices for this Melkbosstrand Accommodation: The Lodge at Atlantic Beach
1. Play golf
The course is a PAR 72 Links course, surrounded by pristine fynbos, views of the sea and that iconic view of Table Mountain. For a hole by hole view of the course click here.
Special green fee rates apply to visitors staying at the lodge.
2. Hone your skills
A 250m driving range, putting and chipping greens and two Pro’s offering tuition will ensure that you leave with enhanced skills to assist in the never ending quest for perfection.
3. Work up a sweat
The Leisure Centre has two tennis courts for those who remember to bring their own racquets, a range of fitness equipment a swimming pool.
4. Eat, drink and enjoy the views
Nothing beats a sunset, add the ocean, views of Table Mountain and Robben Island and you have got it made. The restaurant at the golf club has something to suit most taste buds, check out their menu here. The Sunset Terrace is a relaxed space for chilling with a pizza, steak or fresh fish, while the Legends Bar and Cocktail Lounge is the place to be when a major sporting event is on. A large TV, comfy couches and your favourite drink will give you that home from home feeling. The larger Tradewind Terrace is a perfect summer venue for outdoor living, braais, private parties and events or just a quiet meal.
5. Explore a nature reserve around a nuclear power plant
Yes, the Koeberg Power Station has a fabulous reserve that is home to indigenous Strandveld and Duineveld vegetation as well as a host of small buck, Zebra, Caracul, Mongoose, Ostrich and a wide variety of birds including the African Fish Eagle. This reserve has MTB trails suitable for most levels of skills as there is very little climbing involved, as well as two hiking trails, one of 13km and a shorter six km walk. This reserve is 11km from the Lodge.
6. Enjoy a day in Darling
This charming town is a scenic 48 km drive from the lodge and offers excellent wine farms to visit and a lunch stop at Darling Brew is a must. The variety of craft beer they produce and the inspiring food pairings must be experienced to be believed. Be sure to ask about the stories behind each beer and find out why they are all named after animals. Look out for the Darling Sweet, homemade toffee that is very more-ish, and do visit the museum, It is not a dull and boring place, it is more like a recreation of life back in the day, showcasing everything from old cameras to clothes, furniture and farming equipment.
7. Feel the sand in your toes
A walk, a swim, some fishing or just sitting staring at Robben Island and Table Mountain is always good for the soul. The beaches at Melkbosstrand are a short drive from the lodge, or head down to Eden on the Bay in Blaauwberg where beachside cafes and pubs add to the enjoyment.
The Lodge at Atlantic Beach is so much more than a haven for golfers. It is perfectly positioned for exploring the delights of the West Coast, yet a short drive from the bustle of the city.
Facilities available at The Lodge at Atlantic Beach
• Accommodation • Child Friendly • Wheelchair Accessibility (Some Rooms, Bedrooms & Bathrooms) • 4 Star Tourism Grading • Member: Cape Town Tourism • AA Grading • Trip Advisor • Bar • Restaurant (B&B on site with Golf Clubhouse offering Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) • Championships Links Type Golf Course, Golf Academy & Driving Range and Shop • Tennis • Pool • Wellness Spa • Fitness Centre • Conference Facilities • Wedding and Function Venue • Un-Guided Nature Walks • Online Booking Facilities.
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