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Summer at the Beach

One of the best beaches in Cape Town with Lifeguards on duty and the occasional visit from the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joharney
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
The view

Awsome view,the market. You can swim also if you want. Meerly 20 minute stroll from our hotel. Take... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Avisek D
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“nice beach” (7 reviews)
“white sand” (3 reviews)
“easy parking” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Hout Bay, South Africa
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"nice beach"
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"white sand"
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"easy parking"
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"chapmans peak drive"
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"sunny day"
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"mariner's wharf"
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"south africa"
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"stroll"
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"paddling"
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"sea"
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"exercise"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best beaches in Cape Town with Lifeguards on duty and the occasional visit from the seals and other sea animals. we even saw whale in the Bay once. Very clean beach with safety top of the list. water is a mix of...More

Thank Joharney
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awsome view,the market. You can swim also if you want. Meerly 20 minute stroll from our hotel. Take your own car

Thank Avisek D
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Reviewed June 1, 2018

We stopped there for lunch and enjoyed a walk on the beach . The sand is white and clean .As it was a windy day , the air was filled with sand and there was even some traces on the street .

Thank belleretraite
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Reviewed May 31, 2018

We went during the week so maybe that was why it wasn't crowded, but it's a lovely beach with the mountains around and the small dunes at the back. Very nice to sit and enjoy the view. Great beach for us as this was where...More

Thank CobaltMicks
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Reviewed May 24, 2018

On the day of Visiting the area there was a team busy with "Beach Clean up" This was amazing to sea that a group gets together and the Beach get cleaned and looked after.

Thank clairee48878
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Reviewed April 23, 2018

A beautiful beach : fine, white sand that stretches for well over a kilometre. Great for a long walk with the mountains towering in the distance. Very few people about in the middle of the week in off season. It can be unpleasant when the...More

1  Thank georgestof
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

The long stretch of unspoilt sandy beach at Houtbay is not only beautiful but also very pleasant to walk on, but during windy weather the sand can sting.

Thank kdgarlipp
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

When staying in Hout Bay we have walked the superb beach on many occasions, but were so unhappy to learn/read of some crimes committed there. Probably best to walk in the day time although this can be too hot on occasions. Such a shame.

1  Thank angela c
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Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

Good to walk with my friend today, no wind and they are trying to stabilise the dreaded problem shifting dune with nets and planting, it was brilliant to see little ones paddling and making sand castles with dad's...too cokd for us. Also some workers doing...More

Thank christel
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Reviewed March 23, 2018

Staying in the area, this is a great place for a morning or evening stroll. Nice and quiet with restaurants and shops nearby. Love the snoek!!

Thank bryanlz
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