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Clifton Beaches

Victoria Road, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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“beautiful beach” (66 reviews)
“camps bay” (80 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Victoria Road, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

Clifton 4 is great beach in a stunning location. deck chairs and umbrellas are available to hire. have a granadilla ice lolly to cool off

Thank W879BBbrucek
Reviewed 2 days ago

Capetown has a gorgeous coastline and Clifton Beach is a very scenic portion of it. The day we visited it was packed. The surrounding homes add a grandeur to the spot

Thank David k
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

4 to choose from, less crowded than Camps bay, one of them is slightly crowded, less restaurants and bars than other Atlantic seaboard beaches

Thank BlrTravR
Reviewed 1 week ago

You cannot visit Cape Town and not spend a day relaxing on one of Clifton's 4 beaches. I usually pick second beach but all of them are great.

Thank Awhelan1983
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely beach, with some great views, couldn’t believe how many people were on the beach for a Friday, temperature drops quite quickly once the sun has set, well worth a visit though Bit of a steep descent / climb so be careful with very young...More

Thank Laughing_boy1959
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clifton Beaches consists of 4 beaches divided by natural rock partitions. Beaches are pristine with white sand and turquoise water. Adequate and clean facilities are provided with vendors selling cold non-alcoholic beverages and umbrellas and loungers for rental. The beautiful clean ocean water is cold,...More

Thank Waldick F H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

just go there... its stunning, serene, like your on an island. white sand and blue waters... peaceful

Thank munazzak2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clifton beaches are absolutely amazing! I would recommend going to Clifton First beach as it is normally less crowded however all of the Clifton Beaches are incredible. White sand and nice blue waters and the houses around the beaches and on the hills are amazing!...More

Thank Jared L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely swimming beach (water is very cold though) I love the fact that the beaches are dog friendly and i loved every visit we received from the local doggies. At the beach area in front of the restaurants, you can rent beach chairs and umbrella's...More

Thank nadia v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beach has white sands and blue water. it also has breath taking views of table mountain and the twelve apostles! however the water is really cold and you best dip your legs in there instead of staying in there too long!

Thank Tebogo 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.