Cape Town Beaches & Pools

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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 ...

Fishermans Beach

Where? Simons Town
You will find the sandy shores of Fishermans Beach between the Simon’s Town Golf Course and the very well known Boulder’s Beach, which is home to many penguins and is extrememly popular with locals and ...

Klipgat Caves

Where? Gansbaai
Gansbaai in the Western Cape is not only popular as a shark cage diving destination; it is also home to the historically relevant Klipgat Caves. These caves were once home to ancient humankind. In fact, ...

Silver Sands Beach

Where? Bettys Bay
Looking for a beach that is dog friendly (providing they are on their leads) and is a perfect spot for a picnic with the family? Silver Sands Beachis situated West of Stoney Point penguin colony in Betty’s Bay ...

Newlands Swimming Pool

Where? Newlands
Any day of the week you will find plenty of people training at the Newlands swimming pool. From school kids to serious athletes, swimmers that reside in the area make frequent use of the pool for their ...

Noordhoek Beach

Where? Noordhoek
Noordhoek beach is a dog friendly and family friendly beach that stretches for kilometers. Its scenic beauty and surrounding vegetation is truly stunning. This is an ideal location for both surfers and ...


Where? St Helena Bay
Stompneusbaai, named after the type of fish abundant in these waters is a little bay between Shelley Point and St Helena Bay. There are a lot of fish processing factories in the area and the crayfish ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Mnandi Beach

Where? Mitchell’s Plain
About 45 minutes away from the City Bowl of Cape Town is the scenic Mnandi Beach, located in Mitchell’s Plain. This is more of a day resort than your average beach and was awarded the status of a Blue Flag ...

Smitswinkel Bay Beach

Where? Simons Town
The Smitswinkel Bay Beach can be found, although not that easily as it isn’t very easy to access, just past Simons Town and next to the Cape Point Nature Reserve. You will only get to the beach on foot, so ...

St James Beach and Tidal Pool

Where? St James
St James Beach and tidal pool is the subject of postcard perfect holidays. The epitome of shore side charm with a chorus line of brightly coloured wooden beach huts featuring primary coloured roofs and doors ...

Sea Point Pool

Where? Sea Point
The Sea Point Pool is regarded as one of the most beautiful public pool amenities and is an inexpensive excursion. This community open-air pavilion facility has a 50m Olympic size swimming pool, two kiddies ...

Kersbosstrand Beach

Where? Dwarskersbos
The beach at Kersbosstrand is a beautiful escape for those in need of a long, lazy walk, fresh air, and the crisp breeze of the sea. The unspoilt stretches of white sand extend for some 40 kilometres, all the ...

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