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Clifton Beaches

Victoria Road, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Type: Beaches
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Traveler Description: Clifton has 4 beaches, each of which is a little beach on its own, separated by boulders.  Fourth beach is the most common one.  Although the setting... more »
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Spent a few days on Clifton beach and it is beautiful. Very clean and well worth a visit. The mountains that surround the beach are gorgeous and I enjoyed watching the paragliders. The weather helped as that also was stunning.

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cape town
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44 reviews 44 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Clifton js a great choice. Parking can be an issue on a sunny day. Good toilet facilities and generally a good crowd of people.

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new delhi
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Though the beach itself is nothing out of the ordinary, the surrounding areas are classy with cafes, boutique homes and the like. Good but wouldn't specifically go for this.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Lovely beaches with nobody around on probably the hottest winter day in CT. Excellent photographic opportunity with backlit rocks and sea.

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Johannesburg
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Cape Towns beaches are all very beautiful - unfortunately the water is always so freezing. With its beautiful white, soft sand, Clifton and all Cape Towns other beaches are always good for a walk no matter the season

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The beaches are always clean and even though the water is freezing cold you can just relax and work on your tan. Clifton beaches is a great place to be when the sun sets.

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Bogota, Colombia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The view is amazing, the sounds if the waves hitting the rocks is amazing too. Great time, good alternatives to take a couple of drinks and good food.

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Beverly Hills, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Clifton beaches are famous for their excellent position and shield the wind when the rest of the city is very windy!. The beaches are also separated into four beaches ...during high tide by the surf coming up high enough that the rocks divide the beaches....each one has a very different local crowd and also access is harder to get to... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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87 reviews 87 reviews
67 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

cliftons 4 beaches is know for being wind free and it also makes them hot on a sunny day. but if you want to mingle with good looking people this is the place to be. very crowded on weekends and difficult to get parking after 11am

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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40 reviews 40 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Made up of 4 little beaches with iconic residences and sunsets Clifton along with Camps Bay & Llandudno makes up one of the few bathing beaches in Cape Town itself with sandy beaches. Staying opposite the sea in Cape Town can mean a beautiful but does not guarantee a bathing beach with sand as much of the coastline is rocky... More

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