Cape Town Beaches & Pools

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Elands Bay Beach

Where? Elands Bay
Elands Bay is only a two hour drive from Cape Town, but it is a wonderful spot and a must visit if you’re a keen surfer. The beach is fondly known as e-bay (if you’re a surfer we’re sure you would’ve heard ...

Langbaai Beach

Where? Hermanus
If you are looking for a less hectic beach experience with fewer bodies sharing your space, Langbaai in Hermanus is a good option. Langbaai Beach, which is located between two rocky outcrops, and has ...

Castle Beach

Where? Pearly Beach
If you want to swim in the sea then Castle Beach is the beach to head to when you are staying in the delightful village of Pearly Beach. Well equipped for visitors, there are ablution facilities and ...

Agulhas Beach

Where? L'Agulhas
Frolic in the shallow waves where the Indian and Atlantic Oceans meet or better yet see what sea creatures you can identify in the abundant rock pools, but remember to treat the creatures with kindness (this ...

Rooi Els Beach

Where? Rooi Els
5km from Pringle Bay next to Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve, Rooi Els Beach is a popular beach with holiday makers, it is relatively secluded and sheltered which makes it a popular swimming spot. Swimming is ...

Dungeons Beach

Where? Hout Bay
Dungeons Beach is the most extreme surf beach in South Africa, accessible only by a 15 minute boat-ride form Hout Bay Harbour. Dungeons Beach is the venue of the Red Bull Big Wave Africa Contest that takes ...

Saunders Rock Beach

Where? Bantry Bay
Saunders Rock beach, so named because of the imposing granite rocks that are a feature of this mostly wind-free beach, lies in beautiful Bantry Bay, just a skip away from Sea Point on the road to Camps Bay. ...

Suiderstrand Beach

Where? L'Agulhas
Suiderstrand – literally meaning Southern Beach (translated from Afrikaans) is completely surrounded by the Agulhas National Park, which as you can well imagine means that it is stunning. The area is ...

Surf Off the Wall

Where? Mouille Point
Off the Wall refers to the quality as well as the venue of surf with this take-off zone just East of the Mouille Point lighthouse. Surfers clamber over rockpools to reach this city reef break right where the ...

Stanfords Bay

Where? De Kelders
Stanfords Bay in De Kelders is a protected cove popular for fishing and swimming. Anglers can be seen amongst the rocks baiting their hooks and casting their lines with a good chance of reeling in a great ...

Small Bay Beach

Where? Bloubergstrand
Small Bay Beach is the little sister to the next door Big Bay beach which is popular with both locals and tourists. As with Big Bay, Small Bay beach offers stunning panoramic views of both Robben Island and ...

Visit Witsand Beach

Where? Witsand
Witsand Beach is an awesome spot for whale watching and this Blue Flag beach (2013) with the 4km stretch of incredibly white beach sand (hence the name) is a favourite holiday destination. The sand here is ...

Kleinmond Lagoon

Where? Kleinmond
The Kleinmond Lagoon in the Cape Overberg is a stunning beach which also has a small lagoon that is fed by the Palmiet River before heading into the ocean. The small lagoon is ideal for little ones to paddle ...

Olifantsbos Beach

Where? Cape Point
If you are after more than just a beach, you have found it. Olifantsbos Beachis a stunning little beach situated right next to Cape point nature reserve. Surrounded by nature with breathtaking views, ...

Platboom Beach

Where? Cape Point
Platboom Beach is a lovely beach along the coastline nestled in the Cape of Good Hope Nature reserve where you are likely to spot many different animals roaming the beach and an abundance of birds. Kite ...

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