Cape Town Beaches & Pools

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Milnerton Beach

Where? Milnerton
Milnerton is well known for its lighthouse, which sits virtually on the beach and is great for swimming as, unlike Dolphin beach, it is manned by lifeguards. There are also a number of beach cafes and ...

A Stroll in Kalk Bay Harbour

Where? Kalk Bay
A family favourite for a lovely sunny afternoon is a nice stroll along Kalk Bay Harbour. Especially for young kids, it is a place where there is always something interesting and exciting to see. Watch their ...

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 ...

Hout Bay Beach

Where? Hout Bay
The cliffs of Chapman's Peak and the charm of Hout Bay Harbour are divided by the white powdery sands of Hout Bay Beach. Stretching for almost a kilometre along the Atlantic Ocean, salty Cape waters meet a ...

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 ...

Llandudno Beach

Where? Llandudno
The pristine crescent of Llandudno beach curls itself into the base of the mountain rock between Hout Bay and Camps Bay. A steep stare from the coastal road, light blues melt to deep darks where ships have ...


Where? Scarborough
For those of you that enjoy shell fish, musselling at Scarborough (or anywhere else for that matter) is such great fun. You will need to make sure you have the relevant Provincial license and then check the ...

Muizenberg Beach

Where? Muizenberg
Stop any Cape local with a wetsuit tan, the give-away sun bleached hair and a broad pair of paddling shoulders and ask them 'Excuse me where did you learn how to surf?' and you can bet your favourite flippers ...

Strandfontein Beach

Where? Strandfontein
Attention fisherman, anglers and explorers. Strandfontein beach is ideal when trying to get a great catch, collecting muscles or even crayfishing. The coastline in the area is rather exposed and it can get ...

Calypso Beach

Where? Langebaan
You might not know that Calypso Beach in Langebaan is one of the only traditional breeding areas of the black oystercatcher. This beautiful, endangered bird has a population of less than 5000 adults and is ...

Voelklip Beach

Where? Hermanus
The beach at Voelklip, flanked by green lawns, and with good facilities, is especially popular with younger adults, particularly during the peak tourist season. With refreshments on hand, and being another ...

Die Plaat

Where? Stanford
Die Plaat is a private-ish beach, 15km's out of the main village of Stanford, which can be reached by a gravel and sand road. It can only be reached by 4x4 or beach buggy, as it is preceded by kilometres of ...

Buffels Bay Beach

Where? Cape Point
Situated in the popular Cape Point Nature Reserve, Buffels Bay Beach is a secluded and relatively sheltered beach which is ideal for a picnic or braai with friends and family. The location of Buffels Bay's ...

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 ...

Fish Hoek Beach

Where? Fish Hoek
Fish Hoek beach is well known as one of the safest swimming beaches in the Cape which makes it increasingly popular for families. The beach is stretched over a large area and so you will always find plenty ...

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