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“Quaint beach”
Review of St. James Beach

St. James Beach
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Portland, OR
Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Quaint beach”
Reviewed 6 November 2013

This was such a Quaint little beach, we almost missed it as we drove by. But I love the feeling here with the buildings! So colorful

Visited May 2013
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Langebaan, South Africa
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Past Memories”
Reviewed 10 June 2013

I just love this place which seems still to look the same as in the early 1900's. So full of character.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Perfect place for young children”
Reviewed 9 June 2013

I have been going to St James Beach since I was a small child. The tidal pool is the best place to take small children because they are protected from the waves - it is a great place for them to start learning about the sea and enjoying sea water. The water here is also warmer, so the children can stay in longer. There is lots to do at the beach besides swimming - the children will LOVE the rock pools at low tide. If the South Easter is blowing in Cape Town, you will usually be able to enjoy St James because it is one of the more protected beaches on the False Bay coast. I had my daughter's 11th birthday on the beach in the late afternoon and none of the children wanted to go home. We ended up with the parents lazing on the beach, while the sun went down behind us and the kids swam and played in the pool - happy memories I will keep forever.

Visited March 2013
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1 Thank ManaC_13
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Level 5 Contributor
52 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Nice and quiet”
Reviewed 13 May 2013

This is a lovely beach that is lovely and quiet in the morning. Also near the train station. There is a lovely change area as well as a wonderful tidal pool.

Visited February 2013
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Cape Town, South Africa
Level 5 Contributor
91 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Family beach”
Reviewed 1 May 2013

St James is a wonderful place for families with young kids. Lots of little rock pools for kids to fish in and the tidal pool is ideal for swimming. There is also a grassed area if you don't want to sit on the sand. There is also a lovely walk way to Fish Hoek.

Visited November 2012
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