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You still have a few hours left in Cape Town? Wanna go to the beach? Clifton is the place, and the 4th one the safest in terms of wind!! Don't miss it, you will have the greatest of times.. Ahh make sure you don't have...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 519fabianas
Reviewed yesterday

If it is windy in the rest of the city then this beach is always wind free. Good for people watching. The water is ice cold. Enjoy

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank chilequente
Reviewed 3 days ago

Perfect for sunset picnics, the golden light just stunning. Soft salty sea mist from the ocean, refreshing and very beautiful beaches.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KimA3174
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went on the afternoon of Dec 31th, directly after hiking to Lion's Head (Clifton Beach is only a few minutes from there). The 'white and soft sand' beach is beautiful and the boulders are spectacular. Inmense rocks that bring a sense of more private...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Genesis4ever
Reviewed 5 days ago

Once off the bus you get to see a great view towards the mountains and the beach and you can walk further along on the promenade

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Johntherunner
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great trendy beach for a picnic. Also enough eye-candy if you want to be in the sun all day(umbrellas and chairs for hire). Street parking a problem and those steps to get to the beach and especially back again are a killer...

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank adriansH6348XN
Reviewed 1 week ago

love, love! The beaches comprise of 4 areas. Fourth beach is the larger of the beaches. Just gorgeous to be out there and so close to the Grande Kloof boutique hotel - sheer perfection.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank authenticlife
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's busy but clean, adding to the vibrancy. Stunning views, beach chairs to rent and ice cream sellers make this a good spot to watch the sunset after a afternoon dip.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Pi3t3r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clifton beach number 3 remains our favourite beach in town! The boulders add some spectacular scenery to the white sand. Just be prepared: the water is freezing!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BestRegardsFromFar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This location offers 4 different kinds of beaches. Everyone has it’s own character. The access is via stairs from the road above. It’s about 10 minutes away from Cape Town.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 323MarcK
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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
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.