Nahoon Beach

Eastern Cape

This pristine beach will appeal to sunbathers and surfers alike, and it's usually uncrowded. There are lifeguards on duty, and there's a surf school here. The Nahoon River mouth provides safe swimming for those a little afraid of the pounding surf.

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