There is nothing wrong with exploring touristy small towns around South Africa. However, we tend to forget that we have unique lesser-known small towns worth exploring.
There are a few towns that make a huge impact during your visit. I experienced it once or twice throughout my travels but it’s the fishing village of Velddrift that left an incredible, lasting mark.
The Western Cape is full of charming small towns that are perfect for romance, where you can embrace a slower pace of life, enjoy beautiful backdrops, quaint local stores and, architectural gems.
There are over 190 towns in the Western Cape but no one seems to know where Doring Baai; once was a thriving fishing village, is situated.
From the N2, you would never imagine that just 40km inland lies a small coastal dorpie; situated at the mouth of the Breede River and largely known as the whale nursery of South Africa.