Cape Town Beaches & Pools

Cape Town is renowned for the world-famous landmark Table Mountain, its vast winelands and exquisite coastline. Show on Map

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Arniston Beach

Where? Arniston
At the Arniston Beach you can relax and take a step back in time. The soft white sand is contrasted by the rugged rocks of the coastline. Spend your morning watching the fisherman taking their boats out to ...

Bloubergstrand Beach

Where? Bloubergstrand
Exfoliate your feet as you dig your toes into the white washed sand of Bloubergstrand (Blue Mountain Beach). Look out across the sweeping blue Atlantic Ocean as cobalt currents carry your gaze toward Robben ...

Glencairn Beach

Where? Glencairn
If you’re heading out to Simons Town on the train why not stop off at Glencairn and spend a few hours at the beach? This fantastic little spot is popular with locals who enjoy taking their dogs for walks or ...

Visit the Knysna Heads and Coney Beach

Where? Knysna
A visit to the Knysna Heads is certainly a must while here or visiting nearby areas. The view is nothing like you have ever seen, with jutting rocks and spectacular sea views. There is something really special ...

Visit Witsand Beach

Where? Witsand
Witsand Beach is an awesome spot for whale watching and this Blue Flag beach (2013) with the 4km stretch of incredibly white beach sand (hence the name) is a favourite holiday destination. The sand here is ...

1st Sunday of the Month Swim

Where? Clifton
Brave the icy water of the Atlantic Ocean and join in the monthly timed open water swim at Clifton from 4th beach to 1st beach and back. The montly swim began in 2006 with only 5 swimmers it has grown to ...

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 ...

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 ...

Clifton Beaches

Where? Clifton
Hiding from the visibility of the coastal road and vicinity of the wind, Clifton is a secluded collection of four beaches naturally divided by boulders and rocks. Taking a stroll across all beaches is easily ...

Clovelly Beach

Where? Clovelly
Clovelly Beach in Fish Hoek is well known by locals and is a favourite spot for an early evening stroll or relaxing on the beach in the early morning. The beach became well known in international media in ...

Bathe at Long Street Baths

Where? Cape Town Central
Facing the Long Street Bath's heritage doors, look to the right for a view of Table Mountain, look to the left for a vibey Long Street and look inside for an old world experience. This original 1908 bathhouse ...

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 ...

Avalon Spring Day Visits

Where? Montagu
Avalon Springs remains one of the area’s most popular attractions, and it comes as no surprise. Montagu, in the Western Cape, is a fabulous region of natural diversity and abundance. The hot springs and picnic ...

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