The beach stretches for miles on your doorstep, but beach lovers may wish to explore Gericke’s Point, another endless beach and the part of the wonderful guided Moonlight Meander & Starlight Stroll, offered by local expert Judy Dixon (+27 (0)44 883 1015). At low tide the exposed rock pools here are fascinating. Or opt for any number of forest or lakeside trials in the Wilderness National Park www.parks-sa.co.za.