Top 10 Western Cape Beaches

The Western Cape is littered with incredible beaches, each with their own allure. Sometimes it’s the mere drive there combined with the lustrous view that touches your soul.

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1. Camps Bay

Beach, babes, shopping & so much more all found in one gloriously pristine location. A great spot for the sportsmen/women & kids alike.
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2. Glen Beach

A hop skip & a jump from Camps Bay’s main beach, perfect for catching some waves or relaxing away from the crowds while not too far from an array of great restaurants with amazing views.
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3. Big Bay Beach

A contemporary little bay, perfect for both family lunch outings & water sportsmen/women alike.
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4. Melkbos Beach

Find this gem just past the suburbs of Table View & West Beach. A popular water sports spot with a safe slipway for the boating enthusiasts.
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5. Boulders Beach

This is an ideal beach for a picnic with the family amongst the penguins, while sheltered from the wind. Being a very popular location, it is to be noted there is usually quite a large crowd & a small entrance fee.
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6. Llandudno Beach

One could describe this pristine beach as a tropical paradise with a spectacular view that cannot be compared to! However, the waves are powerful and weaker swimmers are recommended to stay close to shore. Ideal for surfing with its hollow beach break.
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7. Muizenberg Beach

Ideal for a day trip with the family and perfect for experienced & inexperienced surf enthusiasts alike, with loads of surf schools to choose from.
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8. Grotto Beach, Hermanus

A pristine beach stretching over 2kms, Grotto is ideal for the whale watching enthusiasts & nature lovers alike, boasting some of the best land-based whale watching while being flanked by the Walker Bay Nature Reserve. There are plenty of things to do in hermanus and activities nearby that will keep you entertained – stay in Hermanus to get the best out of the town.
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9. Robberg Beach, Plettenberg Bay

A magnificent, snow white beach, stretching out for miles. Ideal for long strolls & shore based dolphin & whale watching. Now it’s a little bit further down the coast but don’t panic, there is plenty of lovely Plettenberg accommodation to suite your every need.
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10. Kogel Bay

A truly magical beach, stretching out for miles with a panoramic sea view & camping facilities. Perfect for a weekend away from the stresses of the city.
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