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Muizenberg

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Address: Cape Town Central, South Africa
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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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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Muizenberg surf capital of the Peninsula

Muizenberg is a low key, fun area. Great surf and great beach for all the family. There are lots of good, affordable eateries around Surfer's Corner with plenty of variety... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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High Wycombe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A great beach for a sunny day. This area has had some major improvements in the last 2 years, well worth a visit. Heaven if you are a surfer.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Muizenberg is a low key, fun area. Great surf and great beach for all the family. There are lots of good, affordable eateries around Surfer's Corner with plenty of variety. Take some time to walk around Zandvlei, the village and up to Boyes Drive to appreciate the perspectives of this beautiful area.

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igualada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you really want to discover local south african beaches, that's the best place. Nice beach to practice surfing and enjoy the day there! Also the town is so small, so you can visit it in one day. It's safety although avoid some part of the city at night.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Made a quick stop at Muizenberg on a drive down to Cape Point and it was well worth it for the beautiful photos of the colorful beach houses. Was told it's a great surfing beach, although we didn't participate.

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The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful ocean to walk along, watch the surfers or soak up the sunshine. Nice to take a picnic along with you or do as the locals, and buy a sandwich and coffee at the Checkers store, a block away. There is a lovely walk you can do alongside the rails and ocean. It is best to do with a... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a drive to Muizenberg beach in July for the first time for some afternoon coffee and cake at Knead bakery. Really enjoyed that, highly recommend Knead Bakery, lovely views. Can't wait to go back and visit the other nearby restaurants and enjoy a walk on the beautiful beach. A must visit for everyone

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South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best enjoyed as a surfer, with a proper wetsuit or drysuit. View is incredible, and a fresh breeze just finishes it off ideally.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very cool surfer's beach. Good breakers, a few surf shops can rent you all your gear, and a few chic cafes and restaurants can satisfy your lust for java or food. Only a few of the original huts remain, but this is a relaxed beach community well worth a visit for surfing or just to watch the... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful swimming and surfing beach with the Iconic brightly coloured change rooms on the beach. Plenty of shops and restaurants nearby. Surfing lessons offered by varied surf schools.

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Hermanus, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great walk with our dogs on Muizenberg beach. The dogs definitely gave it the thumbs up. The water was cold (autumn) but they still managed a swim. The beach is clean and well kept and is big enough not to feel at all crowded. Just keep an eye on the wind conditions as this beach can get... More 

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