Pringle Bay Beach

Beaches & Pools / Family Entertainment / Sight Seeing in or near Pringle Bay, Cape Overberg in the Western Cape, South Africa.

Things To Do in Pringle BayPringle Bay Beach

Beaches & Pools Family Entertainment Sight Seeing Cape Overberg Cape Whale Coast

Where? Pringle Bay beach and Buffel's River Mouth, Cape Overberg, Cape Whale Coast.

When? Best during daylight hours or enjoy a sunset stroll on the beach!

How much? Free

Overnight? Overnight at accommodation in Pringle Bay, in Western Cape

Pringle Bay’s stunningly beautiful main swimming beach is approximately 2 kilometers long and only 100m - less than 3 minutes walk from Dreams. The beautiful white sandy beach is surrounded by sand dunes on the one side and the ocean on the other. It is set against a backdrop of mountains covered by our unique and beautiful fynbos.

The water temperature in the sea is usually cool but in the river mouth of Buffel’s River the water keeps a much more pleasant temperature. The shallow water here is the ideal place for younger and older children to play and splash. The rive mouth is only a short walk away from Dreams.

Surfers and body borders come to the bay when conditions suit. Snorkeling is possible around the many rock pools and crevices at the far sides of the beach, as is fishing.

Relax and recharge to the sound of the sea, whilest strolling along the beautiful beach in the soft sand. Build sandcastles with your children and decorate them with collected shells. Let your kids run, splash, swim and paddle themselves to a good nights sleep ...

With the beach’s North West location the sun sets over the sea and offers spectacular sunset scenes. Towards the north one can a clear day see the Cape Peninsular on the far side of False Bay. The quiet village of Pringle Bay and its stunning beach is situated within the Kogelberg Biosphere less than one hours drive from Cape Town International Airport.

To reach Pringle Bay from Cape Town you will drive along one of the world’s most spectacular marine drive. The scenic Clarence Drive (R44) offers magnificent views across False Bay and follows the natural curve of the rocky sea cliffs on the coast. During June through November it offers great opportunities to sight the Right Whales from one of the many scenic places to stop.

Editors recommendation:
Dreams is a neat and spacious self-catering holiday house ideally located only 100 meters, less than 3 minutes walk, from the stunning Pringle Bay beach. Dreams sleeps six guests in three bedrooms ... click to find out more about Dreams.

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Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Pringle Bay

Sand Sleepers

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Sand Sleepers

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Gecko House

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Gecko House

Located a stone’s throw from the beach, Gecko House in Pringle Bay is a modern, beautifully designed house that has ... more

Kapensis Guesthouse

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Kapensis Guesthouse

Kapensis Guesthouse is a luxurious guest house, nestled in the tranquil beauty of 8.5 ha of Fynbos situated on the R44 on ... more


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