Mossel Bay vacation rentals

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Popular amenities for Mossel Bay vacation rentals

Stay near Mossel Bay's top sights

Diaz Hotel & Resort6 locals recommend
ATKV Hartenbos6 locals recommend
Hartenbos Seafront25 locals recommend
Hartenbos Beach5 locals recommend
Langeberg Mall92 locals recommend
Diaz Water Park24 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Mossel Bay

  • Total rentals

    980 properties

  • Nightly prices starting at

    $10 before taxes and fees

  • Total number of reviews

    15K reviews

  • Family-friendly rentals

    640 properties are a good fit for families

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    110 properties allow pets

  • Rentals with a pool

    370 properties have a pool

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Mossel Bay?

    Mossel Bay has a mild climate year-round. Summers can reach up to 26°C (79°F) while winters usually range between 7°C (45°F) and 19°C (66°F). It's a perfect destination to enjoy outdoor activities in almost any season, with winter whale watching being a particular highlight.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Mossel Bay?

    Mossel Bay provides a wealth of activities that cater to various interests. Adventure seekers enjoy shark cage diving and ziplining, nature enthusiasts relish in bird watching and exploring botanical gardens, while history buffs find joy in visiting the Bartolomeu Dias Museum complex and the Cape St Blaize Lighthouse.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Mossel Bay?

    The most popular time to visit Mossel Bay is during the summer months of December to February, when the weather is ideal for beach activities. Events such as the Mossel Bay Dias and Port Festival in February, which celebrates the town's rich maritime history, draw a large number of visitors.

  • What are the best places to stay in Mossel Bay?

    The central Mossel Bay area is a popular choice due to its proximity to attractions, shopping, and dining. Dana Bay is often recommended for its incredible coastal views and wildlife sightings. Hartenbos is also a favorite for its array of family-friendly activities and beach access.

  • What are the best places to visit in Mossel Bay?

    Mossel Bay has attractions for everyone. The Bartolomeu Dias Museum complex, Cape St Blaize Lighthouse, and the Maritime Museum are popular among history enthusiasts. The Garden Route Casino and Pinnacle Point Beach and Golf Resort are frequently suggested for those seeking entertainment and relaxation.

  • What are some hiking trails in Mossel Bay?

    Mossel Bay is home to various hiking trails that cater to all levels of hikers. Explore the St Blaize Trail that runs 13.5 km (8.4 miles) along the coast or the 15 km (9.3 miles) Oystercatcher Trail showcasing the area's rich biodiversity. A shorter hike is the Mossel Bay Coastal Walk, suitable for families.

  • What are some family activities to do in Mossel Bay?

    Families can explore the wildlife at the Garden Route Game Lodge, enjoy the sandy beaches such as Santos Beach, or spend the day at the Hartenbos Waterpark. The Diaz Express is a charming rail experience that provides stunning views of the coastline, suitable for the whole family.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Mossel Bay?

    A day trip to the nearby towns of George and Knysna, both less than 80 km (50 miles) away, are often recommended. You can explore the Outeniqua Transport Museum in George or go on a boat trip on the Knysna Lagoon. The Cango Caves in Oudtshoorn, about 100 km (62 miles) away, is another popular day trip.

  • Are there Mossel Bay guesthouse rentals on Airbnb with pools?

    Yes! Dive into the perfect getaway at one of over 10 guesthouse rentals with pools in Mossel Bay, available on Airbnb. Make a splash and soak up the sun in style!

  • Are there pet-friendly house rentals in Mossel Bay?

    Four-legged friends are welcome in Mossel Bay. Choose from more than 50 house rentals for guests traveling with pets.

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