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Clifton Beaches

Victoria Road, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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“beautiful beach” (64 reviews)
“camps bay” (80 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Victoria Road, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

beautiful quiet beaches. freezing water and maybe in peak summer it is much busier but i thought they were lovely. (slightly hard to find though, but ask a local.)

Thank lancasterlondon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most beautiful beaches in Cape Town - Clifton is windless, clean and more exceeds expectations. Water is just a bit cold 😉

Thank KambukuTravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely beach to chill and relax . We been there few times and loved it . Avoid going when it’s windy because you will get lots of sand on ur face . My favourite place to spend a sunny afternoon

Thank zeus43
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beaches are pristine, the views to die for and you get your daily exercises in just walking down to the water's edge

Thank eloizem2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Relaxing on one of Clifton Beaches is a favourite pastime of mine during my vacationing to Cape Town. Grab a good book, a picnic (with local wine.....) and just enjoy the chill !!

Thank Feebs3
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Clifton has the most wind protected beaches in Cape Town. The setting is breathtaking because of the 12 apostle mountains background. Cape Towns 'beautiful people' got to Clifton so plenty of glamour. The water is freezing most days but in peak summer it's so hot...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We had beautiful weather & a wonderful time. The people watching was great we felt like locals. I’m so happy that we went & spent the afternoon!

Thank Melissa K
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Absolutely the most beautiful beaches - hectic in season. Lovely walk from the road down to the beaches through the gourgeous beach 'bungalows'. Believe me there is nothing bunged up at low cost about these places.

Thank Errol & Tereza D
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Clifton beaches are truly wonderful, especially number 3 and 4. Crystal white sand in fantastically beautiful surroundings and nature. Access is through a number of stairs that can be a challenge for some persons. There are no shops or restaurants on the beach. And the...More

Thank Swedtravel
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Clifton has 4 beaches - 1st Beach, 2nd Beach, etc... All beautiful. The sea is freezing cold, so don't expect to swim for too long. There are no shops or restaurants on the beaches, so pack a cooler box. Also, if you're in visiting in...More

Thank Alexandra M
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18 August 2017|
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Response from Gilly-bean0779 | Reviewed this property |
They do YES, and are generally well maintained too.
2 October 2016|
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Response from heidi P | Reviewed this property |
There are shuttles available to a from the airport if you book with a hotel which is included in your fee as well as taxis but tit is easier to rent a car for a few days as there are so many places to explore which is easier... More
Richard S
11 October 2015|
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Response from Holly K | Reviewed this property |
We had a car, but you can also use Uber--there are cabs everywhere to take you where you want to go near the Central Cape.