Clifton Beaches, Cape Town Central

4.6
The playground for wealthy locals, Clifton Beaches include a series of sand strips divided by large granite rocks. Overlooked by Lion's Head Hill, the beaches offer a chance to cool off in the cool water, surf, or participate in a game of beach volleyball. Popular with surfers and families alike, the cliff-fringed sandy shore offers scenic views of the ocean and protection from the infamous winds that prevail in the area. To visit Clifton Beaches on your trip to Cape Town, use our Cape Town online sightseeing planner.
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4.6
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  • We tried many beaches, our fav were the Clifton beaches. They are very clean, much nicer crowds, the views were incredible. Overall most beautiful beach in the city!!  more »
  • Best beachfront location in Cape Town. Many nice clean beaches. Lots of merchants on the beach, but it didn't bother.;-)  more »
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  • Nice place to chill by the sea or to have a swim. Can be crowded during pick season.
  • Small family beach. Overcrowded in the summer season. Take a walk down to the water and wet your feet....the water is nice and cold.
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