South Africa’s Best Beaches
Set on the southern tip of the African continent, South Africa has one of the continent’s longest
coastlines. The western seaboard of the country is washed by the invigorating waters of the
Atlantic Ocean, while the eastern seaboard’s golden beaches offer access to the warm waters
of the Indian Ocean.
The Eastern Cape Province is renowned for its endless
white beaches, where visitors can take long walks and
bathe in the Indian Ocean. If you’re looking at booking
Eastern Cape accommodation, don’t miss out on the
town of Jeffrey’s Bay, and its superb main beach -
Dolphin Beach. Not only is this one of the finest
beaches in the province, but it also provides excellent
views of one of the world’s best known surf breaks.
KwaZulu-Natal is one of South Africa’s most popular destinations for beach holidays. This 1km
stretch of golden sand is one of South Africa’s most vibrant beach destinations, featuring
dozens of exciting activities along its palm-fringed shores. During the summer this beach is a
popular family retreat, offering fishing, a variety of water-sports as well as a water park for
If you’ve booked Western Cape accommodation in the city of
Cape Town, you won’t want to miss out on a visit to Camps
Bay. This white sandy crescent is one of the city’s most popular
getaways, and is one of the few beaches in the area sheltered
from Cape Town’s prevailing south-easterly summer winds.
Sunbathing is the order of the day at Camps Bay, and the
beach is also an ideal destination from which to catch a
spectacular sunset from a beachside café.
If you’re in the Western Cape but looking for tepid water, Bikini Beach is your best bet. Nestled
at the foot of the Gordon’s Bay mountains, this small, pristine beach is renowned for its clear,
turquoise waters and laid-back feel. The beach adjoins a small working harbour which is home
to a number of quaint restaurants.
Book your Northern Cape accommodation near the town of Port Nolloth if you’re looking for a
world-class beach experience while vacationing in this area. The cold waters of McDougalls Bay
offer a bracing respite from the scorching heat of the Northern Cape summer. The beach is one
of the safest in the country, and offers an opportunity to take a scenic walk down a pristine
stretch of coastline.
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