Grotto Beach, Hermanus

4.6
#1 of 13 in Beaches in Overberg District
Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
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Grotto Beach represents an unblemished coastal beauty suited for relaxation, bare-foot walks, and recreation. Located near a whale sanctuary, the seldom-crowded beach contains all sorts of facilities and amenities, including showers, public barbeques, wheelchair ramps, and sand volleyball areas. You can wind or wave surf here, or stop by one of the restaurants offering fresh seafood and all kinds of signature drinks. Take a look at our Hermanus trip planner to schedule your visit to Grotto Beach and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Lovely beach, one can hire umbrellas and sun loungers. There is a great beach bar and their restaurant right next to it. Clean, holiday vibes and very cold water. 
    Lovely beach, one can hire umbrellas and sun loungers. There is a great beach bar and their restaurant right next to it. Clean, holiday vibes and very cold water.  more »
  • My son and I enjoyed a beautiful walk along the beach at dusk and took some great photos. We then returned the following morning for a big breakfast at Dutchies which was fun. 
    My son and I enjoyed a beautiful walk along the beach at dusk and took some great photos. We then returned the following morning for a big breakfast at Dutchies which was fun.  more »
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  • Best beach in the western cape! Huge span with +/-500 parking bays (must be a nightmare in peak season). Restaurant just set back from the beach. Good ablution facilities. Update: been in peak season and it’s busy but still worth it. Remember your face mask for visiting the toilets/change rooms. Although the staff don’t wear theirs…
  • One of the nicest beaches I've been on. Very long and wide. Never felt crowded. Easy to rent a beach chair and umbrella . We are from the States and are so impressed with the beauty and very friendly people in Hermanus.

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