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Soft sand, gentle waves, surrounded by magnificent mountains

Lovely beach this, for a walk after a delicious lunch. The surrounding mountains are magnificent... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
Honiton, United Kingdom

If you have time to kill when staying in Cape Town well worth the drive especially over the... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Melrose, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago

You cannot miss Hout Bay Beach while you are in Cape Town - For multiple Reasons - a) This is where stop number 22 of the City Sightseeing bus is b) This is where you get the best local artisan stuff sold by locals very...More

Thank Sachin0408
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely place to walk with the dogs. The water is very cold so it's not great for swimming although the kids are usually game.

Thank civharas
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Lovely beach this, for a walk after a delicious lunch. The surrounding mountains are magnificent and it's fun watching the seals playing in the harbour.

Thank SourcererS
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

If you have time to kill when staying in Cape Town well worth the drive especially over the Chapmans Peak road.

Thank BowdenLad
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

One of the best beaches I have ever been too. So beautiful and magical. Clear blue and flat. Seals swimming in the distance, little fish jumping out to eat little bugs just off the beach shore. Old fisherman boats along the harbour, as well as...More

Thank Jonathan E
Reviewed 10 July 2018

One of the best beaches in Cape Town with Lifeguards on duty and the occasional visit from the seals and other sea animals. we even saw whale in the Bay once. Very clean beach with safety top of the list. water is a mix of...More

Thank Joharney
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Awsome view,the market. You can swim also if you want. Meerly 20 minute stroll from our hotel. Take your own car

Thank AvisekD14
Reviewed 1 June 2018

We stopped there for lunch and enjoyed a walk on the beach . The sand is white and clean .As it was a windy day , the air was filled with sand and there was even some traces on the street .

Thank belleretraite
Reviewed 31 May 2018

We went during the week so maybe that was why it wasn't crowded, but it's a lovely beach with the mountains around and the small dunes at the back. Very nice to sit and enjoy the view. Great beach for us as this was where...More

Thank CobaltMicks
Reviewed 24 May 2018

On the day of Visiting the area there was a team busy with "Beach Clean up" This was amazing to sea that a group gets together and the Beach get cleaned and looked after.

Thank clairee48878
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