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Beautiful beach, bring a picnic stay a while

Unfortunately, we did not have the leisure to just sit and stay for awhile because we visited the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vienna, Virginia
Great for families

This stunning beach has a 'hole in the wall' area for beautiful photos and leads to two... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Yadah K
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Ocean Drive, Ballito 4399, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately, we did not have the leisure to just sit and stay for awhile because we visited the beach as a quick side trip on our way north. The steep walk from the parking lot down to the beach was well worth it though! Part...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This stunning beach has a 'hole in the wall' area for beautiful photos and leads to two private-type beaches for picnics and chilling. There is a HUGE tidal pool with beautiful fish to snorkel and swim with kids or even to do laps for fitness....More

Thank Yadah K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a wonderful place to spend time with the family. It’s one of our favorite places to go and spend time in the sun.

Thank chantellesharples
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We were looking forward to a great snorkel but sadly, this was not the case. The beach and tidal pool is enjoyable, but covered in sea urchins so not so easy to get around. But still enjoyable and a fun family outing

Thank voslooc
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited La Montagne, and one morning took n walk to this lovely beach. Must be done during low tide, but a must if you love hikes.

Thank Annie H
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Never seen a plac e so exciting and clean. I will highly recommend this beach if you are in ballito. I had private access to the beach, but i did notice that it has a public access. It has a coral pool for your enjoyment.

Thank John M
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Loved Thomson's Beach; very scenic, great for beautiful photos around the Hole in the Wall and very impressive tidal pool

Thank Bozena18
Reviewed 12 July 2018

clean safe place to swim and spend time with the family just watch out for sea urchins against the walls.

Thank _bob1231910
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

nice beach with tidal pool. do not enter tidal pool bare foot. visit the hole in the wall and discover a secret beach

Thank Koen K
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

A lovely beach for family as it is nice and sheltered with a plethora of life savers. Remember to take your own drink and food though as there is none available. Only ice creams on sale. Also, the bathrooms need attention.

Thank BronBoff
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23 February 2018|
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Response from Scubadiveninja | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park but you have a five minute walk to the pool. Don’t forget to give the car park guys 5 rand, it keeps your car looked after and it’s how they survive
Yusuf M
20 January 2018|
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Response from Andrew_Durban460 | Reviewed this property |
90 m
10 February 2017|
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Response from nishal p | Reviewed this property |
Visit here very often and have not seen a braai. safe to assume its not allowed.