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The beach is not well maintained, but it is still great for having braai around Nd swimming. Safety... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2018
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Adds value to Richard's bay.

The beach is well marked & easy to locate. Signboards are well directed. There is a car parking... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

The beach is not well maintained, but it is still great for having braai around Nd swimming. Safety wise is excellent, no doubt about that.

Thank Mushidzho
Reviewed August 13, 2018

The beach is well marked & easy to locate. Signboards are well directed. There is a car parking area too. A lighthouse is located at the far end of the beach. A nice stretch of walkway leads to the Lighthouse. Which offers great view of...More

Thank roamingrover86
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Ship/Cruise watching, fishing sight seeing, great place to chillax with friends and family doing outdoor activities. I love the sea itself, actually i LOVE swimming. Its a must visit place for me.

Thank zandiemdladla
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

This was a perfect start to the holiday. The car park was guarded and there were lifeguards on an area of the beach. The waves were quite big and the water temperature perfect. Lovely stretch of sand too. Not many people were on the beach...More

Thank Jamie R
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Used to be one of my favorite beaches but the sea has eaten into the land and now there is just a small strip of beach to enjoy compared to before. Has a nice playground for kids.

Thank PHM_Law
Reviewed May 25, 2018

We enjoyed the beach and the pier, but the boathouse and toilets were deplorable. There were at least a dozen workers sitting around. The men should be fired and women hired so the needed work get done.

Thank Erma P
Reviewed January 4, 2018

The beach is clean, not too full and also has lifeguards on duty. There are designated areas to swim and a campaign was being run to tag all children on the beach in case they get lost (free of charge) There are ablution facilities and...More

1  Thank Lauren G
Reviewed November 1, 2017

The beach is protected and definately the best surfing in Richardsbay the adjacent concrete pier ads to the wave break. This beach is very busy during the festive season and most week ends.

Thank TheRobert32
Reviewed August 24, 2017

Very nice beach with ample aria beach to play in the water. Lifeguards on the beach from early till late. Looking after everyone in the water. Well done for keeping the beach neat and tidy.

1  Thank andries_steyn
Reviewed August 11, 2017

Excellent AlkantStrand Beach to visit in Richards Bay.Very well organized,neat & clean beach.The area is excellent & safe place..

Thank Santosh Kumar D
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January 10, 2018|
Response from Lauren G | Reviewed this property |
I didnt see any restaurants on the beachfront. So i suggest you take your own snacks