Hartenbos Beach near Mossel Bay is a wide sandy beach that’s perfect for families, swimming, surfing and walking. Near the beach are many restaurants, shops and a heated indoor swimming pool. Wheelchair access to the beach is via a number of ramps. The public ablutions and other facilities are excellent and there is adequate parking. Mossel Bay is considered by many to be the westernmost extent of the “real” Garden Route. It’s a rather sprawling town and it has some of the most wonderful beaches that are amongst the sunniest in South Africa as they are north-facing.Diaz Beach Water World is part of the Diaz Beach Hotel & Resort, offering a totally fun experience for young and old. This is a great place to take the kids, and if you're in need of some cooling during the summer heat, then Diaz Beach Water World may be the best alternative to the beach.Diaz Beach is a long 3-km stretch of beautiful sands, part of the many beaches located in and around the Mossel Bay area. The beach is safe for swimming and there are ablution facilities, a social area and even a caravan park nearby.