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Address: Victoria Road, Cape Town Central, South Africa
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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Beautiful beaches

Spectacular, beautiful beaches. This part of the road also offers wonderful views. Worth a day round trip.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Mary M
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Madrid, Spain
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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spectacular, beautiful beaches. This part of the road also offers wonderful views. Worth a day round trip.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

your feet squeak in the sand its so white, clean and soft. Go down a little later in the afternoon when the real locals pop down, like 3 / 4 pm and get a good afternoon back. Finish that off with a breathtaking sunset that Cape Town is famous for.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is really a worthwhile stop. Sparkling water, soft sand, sun and surf. Beautiful beach, without a doubt.

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Encinitas, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Breathtaking views and beautiful beaches. Great view of the Apostles. Also good hiking and some nice cafes in the area.

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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My favourite beach in Cape Town. Water is freezing but the setting is stunning. Full of locals as well as tourists

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Landskrona, Sweden
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Clifton Beach in Sea Point area is no longer what it used to be. It was a disappointment to revisit it. There are far better beaches to visit along the Garden Route.

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Bruges, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

These are the perfect beaches smaller ones) when the Souteastern is blowing because it is sheltered. White sand, turkoise waters, clean and safe. Parking can be difficult on weekends and there are steps to reach the beach. Water is very cold so swimming would be difficult

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Boston, Ma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I drove by and stopped several times. The beauty can not be beat. The water was cod, and I mean cold, but with appropriate wet suits surfing and kite sailing become a possibility -- at least that is what I was told by my colleaguues who went out

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Klerksdorp, North-West, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beaches is good for swimming and with its beautiful white beach, people love to tan here in the sun.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beach is very clean The view was amazing There was multiple competition between people specially teenagers Only thing said we will miss is there is no available place to get coffee I appreciate that beach is free

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