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Address: Cape Town Central, South Africa
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
Description: Though the beach is still popular, the elegant splendor that once graced...
Though the beach is still popular, the elegant splendor that once graced this seaside resort community barely shows through the paved-over streets, fast-food eateries and shopping centers.
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Colourful beach in Capetown

We stopped at this beach Muizenberg (St. James) which is situated along "False Bay" on our way to Cape Point National Park. It is very picturesque and definitely worth hanging out... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

We stopped at this beach Muizenberg (St. James) which is situated along "False Bay" on our way to Cape Point National Park. It is very picturesque and definitely worth hanging out for a short time to take in the sights. Excellent photos can be taken with mountains in the background. Highly recommend a stop here! PS the houses are actually... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Water slides, mini golf, colorful beach houses, surfing and miles of beach. Very low key. A 15 minute walk along the shore if you are in St. James, or you can get off at the Muizenberg Station.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

This year we stayed in Muizenberg, Town/village, not sure but very busy at weekends. Great place to chill Monday through Friday afternoon. Good beach, shallow waters great for water activities. A great place for some R&R, great people too. Plenty of basic shops no fancy mall. Perfect

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Minneapolis
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We stopped at the beach for about 20 minutes on our way to Boulder’s Beach and Cape Point. It is a beautiful and unique beach with the bright colored beach houses and the stunning bay and mountain views. We also enjoyed watching the surfers. We arrived at the beach around 9am and there were already hundreds of surfers. Worth a... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Love this town, such a beautiful place cannot wait to return. Lived there for 2 years cannot wait untill I can again

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

So sandy beaches, surfer dudes, mini golf, kite surfers, weekend market yes yes yes, thee best atmosphere.... so i decided to hire the Chaise cafe on the main road for my daughter's 3rd and my 23rd Hawaiian theme party

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Surrey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

great for surfers and for those who like people watching. It is a bit crowded though and not really great for relaxing.

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Harare, Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful beach within easy reach especially by local commuter train. For safety lifeguards always on the lookout

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Muizenberg is hip and funky with a few rough edges just as all other places that are up and coming I would go back in a heartbeat

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Pretoria, South Africa
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

A huge coast with white sand dunes. A water sport lover paradise. Very close to Cape Town and on the way to the Garden Route

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