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Brenton on Sea

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Address: C.R. Swart Rd, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Phone Number: 0443825510
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Brenton-on-Sea is great for walking and sunbathing and is popular with...

Brenton-on-Sea is great for walking and sunbathing and is popular with paragliders. A big rock formation, castle Rock, is a favourite fishing spot for locals. Swimming is dangerous because of rip currents.

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stunning views

These views are absolutely breathtaking. So many different colors of the water, an extremely long and wide beach with several rows of waves rolling on to this beautiful beach. Car... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

These views are absolutely breathtaking. So many different colors of the water, an extremely long and wide beach with several rows of waves rolling on to this beautiful beach. Car parking facilities are available on a plateau overlooking the beach and only a 100m walk away from the shoreline. A place not to be missed if you are in the... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We never stayed here but spent an hour sitting on the bench up high overlooking the sea. What a view!!! Watching the waves crashing over the rocks and the fishermen balancing precariously was so relaxing. There is a lovely beach but it is quite a climb down, so not for the elderly. It is certainly worth driving there from Knysna... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took a walk in the late morning and it's very peaceful even with people around it's quiet and the beauty you can sip in endlessly.

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Nassington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Brenton on Sea whilst staying in Knysna. What a treat. A short but beautiful scenic drive across the hills looking down onto an idyllic coastal point that is inhabited by housing fit for kings. If I was to live in south africa this is surely a spot that would be high on my list for its natural beauty... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stretching 4,5km from here to Buffels Bay, ideal for a run or family walk with an open unspoilt clean beach. Magnificent in both the early morning and at sunset, a must visit if in the area. A quality restaurant and a separate deli is available as well as public restroom facilities.

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Knysna
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6 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at 5;45 pm to a very limited menu. We chose the fish & chips but this was unavailable! Our next choice was also unavailable and we were told Pizzas were available. We left. Views are incredible and seems ideal for a drink or cocktail. Cant comment on the food as we didnt' fancy pizza.

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

What an absolutely amazing view, apart from being the place where I spent my honeymoon and the particular bias this owes, on anyones page at anytime Brenton on Sea is magical.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

fantastically clean and beautiful beach to sit on or walk along, personally would only recommend paddling rather than swimming

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

The staff at Brenton on sea cottages are phenominal. The accommodation is beautiful and rustic providing everything you need. Free Wi Fi keeps you connected and the local restaurant Nautical South does all the meal requirements. Value for money tranquil beautiful setting for couples of families.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Very beautiful! Kids enjoyed poking jellyfish and burning off some energy walking the beach. Ate a little snack at the deli near the beach parking lot and that was yummy .

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