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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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Beach Rd, Cape Town Central 7950, South Africa
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We went there for pictures of the famous changing houses. We were surprised how neglected they are. They are not in use anymore, as I have expected. Beach was dirty and very windy. Truth is that we arrived before sunset, so beach was empty except couple of beer drinking youths.
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It is the next Sunday than last Sunday when I was down at SUNRISE Beach at the Muizenberg Fleamarket... I walked down with my seventeen year old son, ....We had lunch as I definitely wanted to take a quick view of the high tide...I did. On route back from the Flea market, it
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You could go to beaches on the other side of the mountain and rub shoulders with a lot of other tourists or expats now living in Cape Town or you could get a taste for the cosmopolitan reality of the majority of Capetonians born and bred in the city. If the beach culture,
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Good for surfing, but when you just want to hangout on a beach, you better go to Camps Bay or Llandudno. A very good surf beach, several places to rent wetsuits and boards. But no nice terraces or places to eat and drink. Not very clean neither.
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There are better beaches around. This beach wasn't particularly clean. Super windy.. so we stop by, took a photo of these famous houses and called it a day
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