Cape Town Beaches & Pools

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Three Anchor Bay Beach

Where? Three Anchor Bay
Its a tiny beach! Really small and mostly used by locals who use the beach to launch their motor boats and sea kayaks. They paddle out to sea from here and kayak all the way to Clifton. Three Anchor Bay ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Seaforth Beach

Where? Simons Town
Seaforth is the 'freebie' version of Boulders beach - more than a few of the penguins venture across here from Boulders Beach, particularly early morning and evening. It lies closer to Fish Hoek than Boulders, ...

Scarborough Beach

Where? Scarborough
The sights and scenery surrounding Scarborough beach are something to be admired. The mountains stand tall around you and the vast endless ocean lying before you make this beautiful and serene beach to relax ...

Bakoven Beach

Where? Bakoven
Bakoven is an intimate sun baking oven hidden between Camps Bay and Llandudno. A small residential community with the privilege of bay windows built on the sand share this little rocky retreat with quiet ...

Grotto Beach

Where? Hermanus
A Blue Flag Beach (2013), Grotto beach is a local beach in Hermanus that offers excellent facilities in the form of a restaurant play park and well maintained ablution facilities. The beach is excellent for ...

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 ...

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 ...

Oudekraal Beach

Where? Oudekraal
Oudekraal Beach is a very private and intimate beach which is part of Table Mountain National Park, situated between Llandudno and Bakoven. It is not very commercial but rather a small haven tucked away ...

Trafalgar Swimming Pool

Where? Woodstock
The Trafalgar Swimming Pool is one of the biggest public pools in Cape Town and it is conveniently situated in the heart of Woodstock. This suburb is known for its eclectic mix of people, places, colours, and ...

Muizenberg Swimming Pool

Where? Muizenberg
The Cape Town suburb of Muizenberg is known for its excellent beach with great swimming, surfing, SUP-ing and kite-surfing opportunities. However, the Muizenberg Swimming Pool is also a fantastic option for ...

Beta Beach

Where? Bakoven
This tiny, secluded beach, next door to Oudekraal beach, is made up predominantly of course beach sand and giant boulders. It lies in the heart of the Atlantic Seaboard's Bakoven with some of the most enviable ...

Observatory Swimming Pool

Where? Observatory
Cape Town summers are hot, dry and sunny - perfect for school holidays and family vacations spent at the side of the swimming pool. In the heart of the city is the vibrant suburb of Observatory, where ...

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