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About Bucaco Sud Guest House

Ambiance, style, attention to detail and friendly, warm and professional service all await you as our guest at Bucaco Sud Guest House. The Provencal Tuscan-style house is set against the Kogelberg mountains, South Africa's first International Biosphere Reserve, on the scenic coastal route between Cape Town and Hermanus.

We offer individually decorated rooms, with some of the best views of the coastline and towering mountains on the Western Cape's southern coast. Sumptuous breakfast are served, with functions such as weddings available on request. Features include a sparkling swimming pool and garden with mountain backdrop.

Magnificent beaches and lakes are within walking distance, and other interests include whale watching, the penguin colony, Harold Porter National Botanic Gardens, hiking trails, canoeing, diving, fishing, sand boarding, surfing, and river rafting in winter.

Numerous wine farms, hot mineral springs, and other outdoor activities are nearby. Spoil yourself and indulge at the Arabella Golf Course or acclaimed Health Spa - the ultimate in natural beauty and tranquility, widely featured in local press and chosen as one of South Africa's 50 most romantic hideaways.


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Hiking
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • German
  • Afrikaans


  • Portfolio Collection
  • 3 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.

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Reviews for Bucaco Sud Guest House

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Carol Dixon, South Africa
16 November 2016

A great overnight stay and perfect for viewing the penguin colony. Jean was extremely informative and helpful in suggesting good dining, places to stop en route, and cooked us a delicious breakfast. Many thanks for the great hospitality.Carol and Neville Dixon

Lydia le Roux, South Africa
04 January 2016

We found the hostess to be very friendly and knowledgable! A definitive yes! The rooms are beautiful.

peter seifritz, South Africa
12 May 2015

aAn excellent B&B which we can always recommend.Good service,cosy rooms and a very good breakfast.

Ruaan van der Spuy, South Africa
23 March 2015

Great hospitality, scenic views and an immensely quiet and peaceful retreat.

Lynn Appollis-Laurent, South Africa
02 January 2015

Despite us only staying over one night, our stay at Bucaco was comfortable and pleasant with welcoming host and beautiful views.

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Bucaco Sud Guest House is 0.2km from the centre of Bettys Bay , the nearest airport 55.4km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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Rod's Trail

(1.9 km from Bettys Bay)

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Rod's Trail is a hiking route which stretches along the foot of the Kogelberg Mountain range, leading you through part of the Cape floral kingdom to the Herold Porter Botanical Gardens. It is an easy hiking trail to walk or run, for any age or...

Bettys Bay Main Beach

(1.8 km from Bettys Bay)

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The small holiday town of Betty's Bay is fringed by a beautiful 4 km long stretch of sandy white beach. It's great for swimming and surfing. Nick Coombe, creativecommons.org

Stony Point Penguin Colony

(3.7 km from Bettys Bay)

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The Stony Point Penguin Colony at Betty's Bay is one of only three mainland-based colonies in South Africa and for this reason it is treasured. The African penguin usually colonizes and nests on offshore islands. Iryna Kuchma, creativecommons.org

Harold Porter Botanical Garden

(2.7 km from Bettys Bay)

6 reviews

The incredibly scenic Harold Porter Botanical Garden is situated between the coast and the mountainside. The garden is renowned for its waterfalls, amber pools, deep gorges and abundant birdlife. Deep in the heart of the fynbos region, it is one...