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St. James Beach

Main road, St James, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Great swimming!

Great place to picnic and swim in the tidal pool. The beach is not too big and does tend to get... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
Chantyld
,
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Nice time in the morning

I went there in the early morning, everything is nice, it’s good to running next to the beach... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2017
KullamaiP
,
Istanbul, Turkey
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“bathing boxes” (4 reviews)
“false bay” (5 reviews)
“brass bell” (3 reviews)
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Main road, St James, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Great place to picnic and swim in the tidal pool. The beach is not too big and does tend to get busy but it is a lovely location and it's proximity to great eateries is a big plus!

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Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

I went there in the early morning, everything is nice, it’s good to running next to the beach. There are nice coffee shop around

Thank KullamaiP
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

It is a huts or dress changing room for free. Nice beach while going to Cape Point from Cape Town. Nice and colorful huts. Spend some time for swimming if you can tolerate the cold weather. Beware of robbery while passing to the beach through...More

Thank Abu_Firas_11
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

This beach with its coloured cabins is very photo genetic when the sun shines, but with dull and rainy wether we did not want o hang out here.

Thank huys25
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

St James is a small hidden beach protected from the direct sea. Yet it has the colourful beach huts to rent. Amazing and a surprise.

Thank kdgarlipp
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Here, you will make your Instagram dreams come true by seeing the famous colorful beach huts (changing rooms) along St. James Beach. In front of you will be gorgeous views of the beach towns dotting the horizon and behind you will be some mansions in...More

Thank seekingskyblog
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Now there is shark netting here, it is a great place to go to swim or just chill on the beach...there is a great restaurant too up from the beach, worth visiting and eating...and the seals like the other side where the rocks are...

Thank Jane W
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

We have heard such al lot about Brass Bell and decided to go for Sunday lunch. WOW was Kalkbay busy! My impressions? Very tatty and dirty entrance. Lots of people enjoying theirselves! 3 or 4 different venues. Friendly lady took our booking and kept to...More

Thank Elna B
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

had to go here and take a picture of the colourful beach houses. its actually a nice beach not to much to lay on but you can watch surfers and little kids enjoying it. the water was pretty cold when we went there. parking is...More

Thank V_2020
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

Good choice for an outing on a summer's day. Good choice to take children to. There are a variety of restaurants in the surrounding to choose from.

Thank abcdeville
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drusilla22
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Response from vishal S | Reviewed this property |
hi carol, As you are visiting St.James Beach and your question raise because of beautiful picture of the beach with colour full Huts.....but that is not for resident that is actually Changing rooms only. so no need to stay... More
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