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Marina da Gama, Cape Town

Marina da Gama is built on the eastern banks and waterways of the calm Zandvlei Lake, an inland saltwater lake connected to the sea, and is reminiscent of a Greek hamlet with its white dwellings and continuously blue days.

Marina da Gama, developed in the 1970s to take advantage of the beautiful environment, is an enclosed residential neighborhood adjacent to the popular beaches of False Bay. Marina da Gama is a self-sufficient suburb of greater Muizenberg, situated in the shadow of the Muizenburg Mountain. Shopping complexes are located directly across the street from the property, and the Muizenberg beaches are within walking distance, offering some of the safest swimming in Cape Town. It’s not uncommon for residents to dress up as if they’re in a miniature Venice. 

The views from Marina da Gama are stunning, and hours can be spent observing the birds on the vlei’s banks. There are many different mountain walks and wildflowers to explore, and the beautiful little community of Kalk Bay is only a short drive away, where you may taste one of its numerous restaurants, browse the antique and bookshops, or buy seafood at the port.

The city core of Cape Town is roughly a 25-minute drive from Marina da Gama, or you can use the Simonstown train line. Visiting the Cape Point Nature Reserve entails a scenic journey along the peninsula; the animal and floral kingdom alone are worth the trip, and the beaches are among Cape Town’s best-kept secrets.

Area Agent

Louise McBain
082 446 9380