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“beautiful beach”(49 reviews)
“buffels bay”(18 reviews)
Brenton-on-Sea is great for walking and sunbathing and is popular with paragliders. A big rock formation, castle Rock, is a favourite fishing spot for locals. Swimming is dangerous because of rip currents.
C.R. Swart Rd, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 382 5510
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All reviews beautiful beach buffels bay blue flag beach castle rock walk for miles public toilets walk along the beach life guards buffalo beach self catering long beach waves crashing stunning views lovely walk the cliff on the rocks garden route
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We drove to Brenton on Sea from Knysna, about a 20 min drive. Drive was scenic and nice. We didn't really go in the water. We had lunch there at Butterfly Blue restaurant which was lovely. The restaurant had views of the ocean. Very relaxing.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Booklover F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Short drive from Knysna. Beautiful and clean white sand beach. Great chilling place when in Knysna, also a must visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 38harshit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved being there, it was beautiful and the crowd was behaving, it is actually the kind of beach that makes one to be on their best behaviour

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kgaogelo R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved this place too much very clean and nice for swming surfing and relaxing i recommoned this place to every body

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Esharef
Reviewed 8 December 2018

Breathtaking beach, safe paddling and swimming on an almost deserted beach. Cliff top walks, cafe nearby. Probably very busy in the season.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lizw372
Reviewed 10 October 2018

If you are on a tight budget but want the views and the cheapy accommodation, Brenton on Sea is your to go place. I have stayed at Haven hotel (self-catering), I had room 4, it looked out to the ocean, very beautiful especially in the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Christhwala
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Brenton on Sea is absolutely beautiful and a wonderfully calming place! We had a wonderful time braai-ing whilst looking at the ocean. There are three wonderful restaurants, and everyone is so friendly and helpful!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 190Tracy
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We stayed in a lovely place. By the Sea Vacation Home null null Roman Street 262, 6571 Brenton-on-Sea, South Africa +27 12 991 0277

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Katja128
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

I spent two nights at Brenton on Sea cottages: it’s a wonderful place facing the Indian Ocean. Once I arrived here I started staring at it, so blue so deep so great... it’s amazing. The cottages with such an overview are very week furnished and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 1980_Fefe
Reviewed 9 August 2018

This is such a relaxing place to visit. The villas have everything you need including an outside braai area with a view of the ocean. Its a short walk to the beach or even just to watch the waves crashing into Castle rock. Perfect place...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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