Muizenberg is a small beach town suburb of South Africa’s Cape Town. Most famous for its small colorful houses on the beach, Muizenberg is a picturesque destination. Due to the town’s proximity to the ocean, much of the locals’ daily life and activities revolve around the water. Overall, Muizenberg has an alluring and relaxed surfer atmosphere. This list covers the best things to do and see near the sea in Muizenberg.
Casa Labia is the former residence of Muizenberg’s Count and Countess Natale Labia. Built in 1929 with influences from 18th-century Venice, the house is now used as a cultural center. Casa Labia includes a large art gallery featuring South African prints and other archives and collections. The house also boasts an upscale restaurant called Cucina Labia.
Surfstore Africa is a water sports lover’s shopping haven. From kitesurfing to stand up paddle boarding kit, Surfstore Africa has everything visitors need to take full advantage of Muizenberg’s waterfront. The store is also known as a local meeting place for friends to meet before and after their water activities. There is a small coffee shop in the corner of the store with some tables for customers to stick around a while.
Surfstore Africa, 50 Beach Rd, Muizenberg, Cape Town, South Africa, +27 21 788 5055
The MM Galleries sells diverse art by local artists. Known for showcasing high-quality and beautiful art, MM Galleries also strives to sell its art for affordable prices. From sculptures to paintings, the gallery has it all. MM Galleries aims to connect talented artists hailing from Cape Town and expose their art to the world.
MM Galleries, 31 Palmer Rd, Muizenberg, Cape Town, South Africa, +27 21 788 8370