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Sandy Bay

Llandudno | Victoria Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Unspoiled Nature in every aspect of the word

Whenever I return to Cape Town (as a native to the city), I make a point of spending a few days on... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Beautiful but dangerous - don't go alone

Sandy Bay is a stunning beach but don't go on your own and go with a man, preferably. There have... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Alexandra M
Lixouri, Greece
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Sandy Bay is the unofficial "nudist beach", kept private by no direct vehicle access. This highly inaccessible beach offers a tranquil setting and a good break for surfing.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“nudist beach” (11 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (15 reviews)
“big boulders” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Llandudno | Victoria Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Whenever I return to Cape Town (as a native to the city), I make a point of spending a few days on Sandy Bay. For me, it’s one of the most beautiful on the entire planet — and it’s with very good reason that people...More

Thank Frank_Says1
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Sandy Bay is a stunning beach but don't go on your own and go with a man, preferably. There have been stalkers on this beach in the past and the beach itself is close to nothing, so you're totally on your own. Be cautious when...More

1  Thank Alexandra M
Reviewed 13 September 2017

A rough sea is general pounding this beach, but it is so beautiful...there is a fish and chip place at the end...but if one comes with a picnic and just opens up the deckchairs and puts up a wind-break...it is a sublime experience for an...More

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Bring a picnic basket, and enjoy yourself on the beach, lie in the sun, bring lots of sunscreen, or stroll along the beach.

Thank r0uxw
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

It was wonderful exploring the beach and catching some rays as God intended. I settled on the wide expansive beach first but moved to the smaller first beach when that started to fill up. On my way back to the car I explored the boulders...More

Thank Roodbok1
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Sandy Bay is much more than just a nudist beach. It is a major nature reserve that just goes on for about 20 kilometres. I have attempted to reach the end a few times, where a few ship wrecks usually add some sense of drama....More

Thank RubinVanNiekerk
Reviewed 29 June 2017

In Cape Town in June - weather OK by British standards! drove to Sandy Bay parked car then took trail to the beach - a gentle down hill walk took approx 15-20mins - It was deserted (it is winter for Cape Town) - very pleasant...More

1  Thank David_P_M1
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We came to Sandy Beach because we wanted to experience a clothing optional beach in South Africa. To get here we had to drive to the end of a residential street and park in the designated parking lot. There was a path to get to...More

5  Thank William H
Reviewed 2 May 2017

A quite secluded sandy beach which is not easily accessible to parking. Is only option for clothes-free tanning and swimming in Cape Town. All in all is worth the walking regardless of tanning choices as is indeed secluded.

Thank jjeadie
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Enjoy the scenic walk to the bay, approx 15 min from the parking area. The beach is absolutely beautiful. Note there are no close loos or water facilities so visit we'll prepared.

2  Thank Bianca A
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