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From a satellite photo, Tietiesbaai appears as a perfect cove, protected from the rough Atlantic seas by two rocky headlands on either side of the bay. The name Tietiesbaai is an amusing Afrikaans slang word for a small female breast (tietie) and baai meaning bay, however, the origin is from a French trader Jacques Titius who gave his name Titius Bay to the area. As with so many South African places, foreign names are corrupted and then adopted.
Tietiesbaai falls within the Columbine Nature Reserve, a stretch of pristine coastline that incorporates several tidal bays and vast dunes, and contains a lighthouse which can be visited during the week. Expect to see tortoise, snakes, mongoose and a host of marine birds in the reserve. Whales are regularly seen along this section of the coastline, often during periods when least expected. Dolphins and seals also frequent the area.
Tietiesbaai is best known for its camping site, however... Show more
Hotels offer guests a reliable, and comfortable place to stay while on holiday. All the basic amenities and facilities are provided, making your stay there simple and hassle-free. While hotels are the more expensive option, guests are sure to find one in the location they wish to visit and explore, making them an ideal option for those wanting basic accommodation and basecamp for their holiday. Guests wanting a little more than the basics, they should consider staying at themed or or 5 starred hotel. Choose from the wide variety of hotels across South Africa on AccommoDirect.