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Alkantstrand Beach

Richards Bay 3900, South Africa
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Swam in the ocean, walked the pier, shopped the craft market

We enjoyed the beach and the pier, but the boathouse and toilets were deplorable. There were at... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Erma P
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Rush, NY
Great Beach Experience

The beach is clean, not too full and also has lifeguards on duty. There are designated areas to... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Lauren G
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good22%
  • Average27%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible2%
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Richards Bay 3900, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed the beach and the pier, but the boathouse and toilets were deplorable. There were at least a dozen workers sitting around. The men should be fired and women hired so the needed work get done.

Thank Erma P
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

The beach is clean, not too full and also has lifeguards on duty. There are designated areas to swim and a campaign was being run to tag all children on the beach in case they get lost (free of charge) There are ablution facilities and...More

1  Thank Lauren G
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

The beach is protected and definately the best surfing in Richardsbay the adjacent concrete pier ads to the wave break. This beach is very busy during the festive season and most week ends.

Thank TheRobert32
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

Very nice beach with ample aria beach to play in the water. Lifeguards on the beach from early till late. Looking after everyone in the water. Well done for keeping the beach neat and tidy.

1  Thank andries_steyn
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

Excellent AlkantStrand Beach to visit in Richards Bay.Very well organized,neat & clean beach.The area is excellent & safe place..

Thank Santosh Kumar D
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We were there off-peak in July, so it wasn't packed. There were lifeguards on duty, which was great to see. Change rooms could do with an upgrade.

Thank knmacingwane
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Reviewed 8 July 2017

Beach has been rehabilitated with sand bags - great to lay on in the sun. Can take nice walks/runs on the piers. Fishing from piers great Great sea views

Thank Theuns Bertus v
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

when in this beach you also enjoy watching vessels sailinnd in and out of the port of Richards Bay Harbour,yarting club ,you can also picnic in the natural forests alongside beach the police is always closer if any thing happen no crime have been reported...More

Thank busangokwakhem
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Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

The beach is nice and clean. Beautiful white beach. You can relax with the family with braai facilities. Just love to sit on the pier and watch the waves break on the dollos.

Thank Wayne-Sarie H
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

We visited the beach a few times in the last week of April and really enjoyed it. The life guards were very strict and kept everyone safe and informed about the current changes. We had a relaxing walk along the beach and loved the view...More

Thank Landi R
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ImOff2theBeach
10 January 2018|
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Response from Lauren G | Reviewed this property |
I didnt see any restaurants on the beachfront. So i suggest you take your own snacks
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