Attractions

Top Choice Beach in Sea Point to Hout Bay

Clifton Beaches

Giant granite boulders break up the four beaches at Clifton, all accessible by steps from Victoria Rd. As they're almost always sheltered from the wind, they offer top sunbathing spots. Vendors hawk drinks and ice c…
Beach in Simon's Town & Southern Peninsula

Muizenberg Beach

Popular with families, this surf beach is famous for its row of colourfully painted Victorian bathing chalets. Surfboards can be hired and lessons booked at several shops along Beach Rd; lockers are available in the…
Beach in Sea Point to Hout Bay

Camps Bay Beach

With soft white sand and a backdrop of the spectacular Twelve Apostles of Table Mountain, Camps Bay is one of the city’s most popular beaches. However, it has drawbacks: it's one of the windiest beaches here; it get…
Beach in Simon's Town & Southern Peninsula

Buffels Bay

Within the Cape Point section of Table Mountain National Park, this sheltered bay offers sweeping views across False Bay and a sea pool for safe swimming.
Beach in Sea Point to Hout Bay

Sandy Bay

This particularly beautiful stretch of sandy beach is roughly a 15-minute walk to the south from the Sunset Rocks parking area at Llandudno. As Cape Town's unofficial nudist beach – though there's no pressure to tak…
Harbour in Simon's Town & Southern Peninsula

Kalk Bay Harbour

This picturesque harbour is best visited in the morning, when the community’s fishing boats pitch up with their daily catch and a lively quayside market ensues. This is an excellent place to buy fresh fish for a bra…
Harbour in Sea Point to Hout Bay

Hout Bay Harbour

Partly given over to tourism with complexes such as Mariner’s Wharf, Hout Bay’s harbour still functions and the southern arm of the bay is a fishing port and processing centre. Cruises and snorkelling/diving trips t…
Beach in Simon's Town & Southern Peninsula

Noordhoek Beach

This magnificent 5km stretch of beach is favoured by surfers and horse riders. It tends to be windy, and dangerous for swimmers. The Hoek, as it is known to surfers, is an excellent right beach break at the northern…
Beach in Simon's Town & Southern Peninsula

Kommetjie Beaches

A top surfing location, Kommetjie offers an assortment of reefs that hold a very big swell. Outer Kommetjie is a left point out from Slangkop Lighthouse, at the southern end of the village. Inner Kommetjie is a more…
Beach in Sea Point to Hout Bay

Llandudno Beach

The exclusive real estate of Llandudno has a giant-boulder-strewn beach that’s a beauty. It’s a popular spot with families. There’s surfing here on the beach breaks (mostly rights), best at high tide with a small sw…