Jacobs Bay is a small picturesque village on the West Coast, still unspoiled with charming West coast style cottages 140 kilometers from Cape Town and in close proxcimity to Vredenburg, Saldanha, Veldrif, Paternoster, Langebaan and Club Mykonos.
The interesting coastline offers peninsulas, rocky and sandy bays and an abundance of crayfish, fish and mussels, safe bays for canoeing and launching boats.
The overwhelming beauty of the fynbos-framed Atlantic Ocean is a hikers', bird lovers' and flower gazers' delight – with it’s breathtaking scenes of colourful wildflowers in late winter and spring Jacobs Bay is often referred to as “Namaqualand by the sea“.
Jacobs Bay offers the visitor the perfect excuse to fish, dive, sail, go for long scenic walks or just to chill on the rocks with sundowners...or even re-locate!
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Jacobs Bay Climate
Overall, Jacobs Bay has a mediterranean climate, with hot dry summers days and cold wet winters.
The average summer (October to February) temperature is 25°C. To many March to April signal idyllic weather, summers heat subsides and the wind settles. Winter’s (May to July) temperatures range from 8°C lows at night and a comfortable 16.3°C by day. However, with the onset of spring (from August to October), the fast-retreating winter merges with the summer sun, bringing forth some of the worlds most spectacular wild flower displays.