Waters Edge Beach

Beaches & Pools in or near Simons Town, False Bay in Cape Town, South Africa.

Things To Do in Simons TownWaters Edge Beach

Beaches & Pools False Bay

Where? Simonstown, False Bay Coast, Cape Town, South Africa

When? Daylight Hours

How much? Free

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Simons Town, in Western Cape

This off the beaten track beach is one of the local secrets. Head off in a southerly direction from Southforth beach, Simonstown (i.e. veer right when the grassy verge behind the restaurant is in front of you), and you'll find the path and sign for Water's Edge beach.

It involves entering via what looks like a garden gate, which makes it appear to be a private beach, which it isn't. The other way to reach it is along the sand and boulders via Seaforth. The beach may be regarded as part and parcel of Boulders beach but actually it lies between Seaforth Beach and Boulders, and most people know nothing about it.

The bay here is a wonderful haven for children, particularly the rock pools filled with star fish. It makes for wonderful swimming and snorkeling, and diving off the boulders adds a thrill'. But shhh, don't tell anyone about it!

Additional Reading
For more info and and plenty more photographs, see our article at Waters Edge Beach - We reveal another Cape Town Secret

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Simons Town

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Felsensicht Holiday Home

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