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“Perfect sunset beach” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Clifton Beaches

Clifton Beaches
Victoria Road, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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“Perfect sunset beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Cold water, clean sand and always a great vibe... this is how I have encountered Clifton beaches so far... and in summer with a bit of luck, you can encounter one of these marvelous sunsets!!

Visited November 2012
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West Hollywood, California
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“Clifton Beach #2 @ #3 are beautiful.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

I only got 1 day to spend on this beach but I enjoyed it. My only downfalls are, how cold the water was for the middle of January(summer) and the lounge chair sharks(guys trying to force themselves on you with lounge chair rental and blocking of sections) . The sand was clean though. A few small interesting craft stands. I know further down they have many more shops and restaurants but I wasn't looking for that personally.
I am a sun worshiper so I am usually tan or have a base, I seldom burn, well I got a burn on this beach. It must be more intense. Be careful in that dept.

Visited January 2013
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Stuttgart, Germany
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“Nice beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

There are 4 beaches in fact, one for each taste. Altough the place is a must see, the water is too freezing for a good swim.

Visited December 2012
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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“Marvellous beaches”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Clifton beaches (First to Fourth) are Cape Town's favourite beaches...for the beautiful to see or be seen. 4th Beach is family beach, 3rd beach is gay beach. (Not exclusive). Beautiful setting, white sand, protected from the wind. But the water is freezing!! Or as the locals say, "refreshing".

Visited July 2013
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“White sandy beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Beautiful soft white sandy beach. Look out for the people stealing though. Go in groups - NEVER alone and go home before sun set. Go early as parking a nightmare to find.

Visited November 2012
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