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Address: Llandudno | Victoria Road, Cape Town Central, South Africa
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
Description: Sandy Bay is the unofficial "nudist beach", kept private by no direct...
Sandy Bay is the unofficial "nudist beach", kept private by no direct vehicle access. This highly inaccessible beach offers a tranquil setting and a good break for surfing.
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Sandy Bay was quite an experience and not for everyone. The beach itself is very beautiful. If you are not a very liberal person, this beach is not for you.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
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Stellenbosch, South Africa

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Sandy Bay was quite an experience and not for everyone. The beach itself is very beautiful. If you are not a very liberal person, this beach is not for you.

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NEW DELHI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Not crowded when we went there due to rains. Sandy Bay is one of Cape Town's most inacessible beaches. The only way to get to Sandy Bay is via a 30 minute walk from the car park from Llandudno.

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Seeing fernivy's comments reminds me of our visit in February 2015. (We had been previously.) On a Sunday afternoon, we went as far as the bay before the main beach. It was warm and there was a gentle breeze. There were about 6 m/f couples who seemed to know each other, a couple of lone ladies and several lone males.... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

During the first week in March my wife and I were in Cape Town again. We were a little apprehensive but were keen o visiting Sandy Bay again. A call to SANParks informed us that their officials did routine patrols daily, and there was no recurrence of our incident. We none the less took the precaution of not taking any... More 

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Wroclaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

awesone landscapes and white beaches. go there and sightseeing extensively. Take the long drive up to see thd best of it

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

My wife and I visited SB in March this year. We were held up by a knife wielding young man and robbed. The police caught him 2 days later, but we are hesitant to go there again. Can anyone inform us whether robbers are still active in the area. It is a beautiful beach and we would not like to... More 

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

This is a beautiful beach. Go during busy time as it is quite secluded. Would advise that you take the route from Lundadno and not from Hout Bay. The walk from Lundadno is flat while the route from Hout Bay is quite steep and a difficult walk. On the beach people mind their own business. Nobody has an issue whether... More 

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London
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I fully agree this could be a wonderful beach, it is in fact a lovely beach, yes the water is freezing ice cold and not many people can actually swim as a result but the setting is lovely for a picnic if not a swim. For me I could only stay in the water for literally three seconds before turning... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

no matter what time of day , you go , it a nice walk down to the beach , looking out over the rocks to sea , once on the beach , find you spot and enjoy the sandy beach nice just to walk up and down the beach with the wind on your body and sun shineing down you... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

when i first found sandy bay i was so happy. finally a beach i could call nature. i love coming here for the quietness and peace. but remember this is also an optional beach so if you are prude it might not be your best place to visit. it used to be one of the few beaches with no restriction... More 

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Address: Llandudno | Victoria Road, Cape Town Central, South Africa
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central

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