Table Bay Beaches

The beaches of Table Bay can be unpleasant when the wind blows but nothing beats these Cape Town beaches for their view of Table Mountain and Robben Island

Western Cape Tourist AttractionsThe Table Bay Beaches

The fact that the Table Bay beaches are great for windsurfing and kitesurfing should alert one to the wind factor.

Where? In the Blaauwberg area, Cape Town

When? Open daily.

Overnight? See Blaauwberg accommodation, in Cape Town

Table Bay’s beaches can be unpleasant when the wind blows but nothing beats these Cape Town beaches for their view of Table Mountain and Robben Island and the miles of sand on which to stretch your legs.

Blaauwberg's beaches are synonymous with kitesurfing. See this link to view more photographs of kite surfing in this area. The acrobatics of kitesurfers will keep you entertained if you’re not working on your tan or taking a quick dip.

Featured Table Bay Beaches

Big Bay Beach

Where? Big Bay
Big Bay Beach and its contemporary, Little Bay, are the two beaches of Bloubergstrand in Cape Town. These beaches are divided by a rocky point. This area is famous for its awesome surfing, kite-surfing and wind-surfing, attracting sportsmen...

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Bloubergstrand Beach

Where? Bloubergstrand
This linear beach stretch has monumental views of the Mother City's rock face and as a result is not shielded by this mountain range from the wind which blows in kite-surfers and wind-surfers with gusts. Kids delight as their coloured kite...

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Dolphin Beach

Where? Table View
Located just 20 minutes from the city centre and en route to the Cape West Coast you will find this beach easily. Dolphin beach is a hive of activity as it has perfect conditions for wind and kite surfing, but if you’re planning on getting into...

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Melkbos Beach

Where? Melkbosstrand
As you head into the Cape West Coast the first beach you’ll find yourself at is Melkbos Beach, it is only just past the suburbs of Table View and West Beach. Because of its close proximity to Cape Town you still have magnificent views of both...

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Milnerton Beach

Where? Milnerton
Milnerton’s beach is well known for its spectacular views of Table Mountain as well as superb cleanliness. The local council staff makes certain that daily patrols on the beach take place and there are waste bins within close proximity so...

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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 Table Mountain. Make sure you take your...

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Sunset Beach

Where? Sunset Beach
Sunset Beach is the third best wind surfing spot in the world and stands on the podium behind second place Hawaii and first place New Zealand. The swell at this beach is phenomenal and allows boarders to catch the best waves and some serious height...

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Did you know?

Cape Town’s beaches are amongst the cleanest and most beautiful beaches in the world.

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