Introduction: Herolds bay has been a favorite holiday destination for over 100 years – old sketches and photographs at the George museum attest to this. Imagine taking your holiday by ox wagon! This generation of holidaymakers brought everything with them – from tents to ox wagons to servants. They camped out here for long periods before returning to their farms in the hinterland.
The allure of this spectacular bay is still the same: sun, sea, surf, fishing, safe bathing and it is protected from the South Easterly wind. Furthermore there is what I like to call “the personality of the bay”. Let us explore this personality a little further. Holidaying here in traditional holiday times offers one a sense of camaraderie since most owners or renters return to the same homes year after year. One might not see your neighbor for the whole year but there is a bond that cannot be broken. After all, many generations have followed this tradition, year after year. The various families freely move from home to home at sunset times, exchanging stories, experiences and these impromptu visits normally end up in a traditional South African braai! This easy going mood leaves one spell-bound and the allure to be part of it is great.
Must See: Sporting enthusiasts will find many top ranked golf courses to play on.
Must Do: For the hiking enthusiast there are many day walks along the coastline and into the mountains.