The coastal town of Melkbosstrand lies on Cape Town’s Western Seaboard, nestled between 2 nature reserves. As it’s located in a conservation area, this area has not been heavily affected by extensive developments which afford a charming village atmosphere and a laid back lifestyle for residents. Houses for sale in Melkbosstrand vary in size to accommodate a broad community, with large family villas on offer as well as ideal starter homes. Many houses for rent in Melkbosstrand offer beautiful ocean views which add to the appeal of the area along with the perks of large entertainment areas, pools and double garages. From here you’ll also be able to spot Southern Right whales that stop off in the sheltered bay to breed from June to November. 

Atlantic Beach Estate is a popular area near Melkbosstrand offering houses for sale with up to 4 bedrooms and the benefits of round-the-clock security and communal facilities and amenities. If you’re after something smaller, flats to rent in Melkbosstrand are the ideal option as they offer convenience hand in hand with stylish architectural designs. This is also the perfect spot from which to explore the West Coast region of the Cape along the popular touristic stretch of road all the way to Namibia via the R27 highway. Melkbosstrand rentals afford easy access to this route which is known for its natural beauty and rolling landscapes. Whether you’re after a holiday getaway or the ideal forever home, you can’t go wrong when it comes to property in Melkbosstrand. Take a look at our available rentals and sales listings below.

“Laid back village lifestyle in a close community.”

Emarie Campbell, MD Pam Golding Properties, Western Seaboard

Explore Melkbosstrand

Outdoor adventure

Outdoor adventure

Nature lovers can enjoy excellent birding in both the Blaauwberg Nature Reserve and Koeberg Nature Reserve which lie on either side of Melkbosstrand. There are also beautiful hikes, picnic spots and lovely walking trails to explore. 

Western Beaches

Western Beaches

Melkbosstrand is a Blue Flag Beach. Blue Flag is a world-renowned eco-certification for beaches and marinas. When you see a Blue Flag flying, you know a beach or marina is clean and accessible; has great water quality; meets high safety standards; and is working hard to protect local shorelines and ecosystems.

Eating out

Eating out

You’ll find a host of options when it comes to restaurants in Melkbosstrand ensuring that every taste or craving is met. Beach Road offers everything from take-aways to family diners and quaint coffee shops. 



Atlantic Beach Golf Course is just 5 minutes away where you can enjoy 18 holes against a beautiful coastal backdrop. 

Living in Melkbosstrand

Areas near to Melkbosstrand

Atlantic Beach Estate, Big Bay, Blaauwberg, Century City, Flamingo Vlei, Milnerton, Parklands, Royal Ascot, Sunningdale, Sunset Beach, West Beach, Woodbridge Island,


Options nearby include Van Riebeeckstrand Primary School, Melkbosstrand Pre-primary and Melkbosstrand Private School while the neighbouring suburbs of Bloubergstrand and Table View also offer even more choice. The Universities of Cape Town and Stellenbosch can both be reached in about 40 minutes. 


Locally practicing Doctors can see to the whole family’s day to day needs and both the Netcare Blaauwberg and Blaauwberg Hospital are both close by. 


The Birkenhead Centre and The Mall SA are two options close by while Blouberg also offers various malls to pick up all your shopping essentials. A little further afield is Canal Walk, an avid shopper’s dream with over 400 stores. 


Get easy access to the R27 highway and just 40 minutes from the CBD and Cape Town’s international airport. This area is also serviced by the MyCiti Bus routes which connect residents with surrounding suburbs.

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius