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Chocolate Box - A Once in a Lifetime Experience Every Time!

A destination with awesome sea and mountain views by day, extraordinary sunsets at dusk, followed by twinkling city lights at night. Olaf Dambrowski provokes the senses in detailed attention to hospitality.
This is evident in a plunge pool surrounded by a balau wooden deck, flanked by a copper clad bar, embraced by hue of copper sunsets. Whether your priority is being close to the beach or to soak up the sun, Chocolate Box has got it covered!
As many a word spoken injest, when it comes to The Chocolate Box resistance is futile. Consequently accept the invitation to unwind and relax -indulge the Chocolate Box Way.

Chocolate Box is located in the quaint town of Gordon’s Bay close to one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Cape Town. 

Enjoy the charming ambience of Gordon’s Bay village, Strand and the wide open spaces of the Hottentots Holland mountains and the magnificent Helderberg. Relax on the sunny pool terrace or stroll down to Bikini beach and spend some time soaking up the sun or take a trip to the nearby winelands. After enjoying the afternoon sun on our pool terrace, finish off the evening enjoying the many fine bistros and restaurants in the village.

Discover The Helderberg!


After a day of exploration and fun you can enjoy breathtaking views on the the pool terrace!

Gordon’s Bay is not only a beautiful place, there are loads of activities and sites to see.

We are 30 minutes away from Cape Town International Airport, 40 Minutes from the business and leisure centres of Cape Town and minutes from the Stellenbosch wine routes.

Gordon’s Bay is a sunny seaside town tucked in the shadow of the Hottentots Holland mountains.

The climate is Mediterranean and we have some of the best beaches in the Cape, beautiful white sand, rock pools, shallow paddling areas and calm seas.

Our world famous Bikini Beach has been awarded Blue Flag status. The sea at Gordon’s Bay is much warmer than you would find at other Atlantic beaches and there are a number of excellent restaurants and bistros where you can enjoy fine seafood, wine and fresh organic produce.

Gordon’s Bay is a treasure with much to see and do and is centrally located to visit the numerous interesting and lovely towns in the Helderberg area, including Franschhoek, Stellenbosch, Paarl, Grabouw, Hermanus and many others. After an exciting day of sightseeing, retreat to the absolute calm and comfort of your Chocolate Box suite. Relax on our pool terrace and enjoy some of the world’s most incredible sunsets.

Some of the activities our town and area has to offer include scenic drives, golf courses in abundance, whale watching, surfing, yachting, fishing, boat trips, sailing, scuba diving, shark cage diving, hikes, cycling, paddle skiing, tennis and much more. Also view False Bay with the magnificient Hottentots Holland mountains from a privately chartered aircraft. Flights over the endless winelands of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek will be an experience to cherish forever.