Clifton Beaches

Clifton Beaches, Cape Town Central: Address, Clifton Beaches Reviews: 4.5/5

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Lauren Gouveia
Cape Town Central, South Africa4 contributions
Nice beach but I think it is very overrated.

There are much better beaches around Cape Town in my opinion.
Written 7 March 2022
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Nicola K
Johannesburg, South Africa152 contributions
Parking takes forever when it's a beautiful day in season, but it's worth the wait and the walk. No access for those who have mobility restrictions, as all beach access is via many stairs. Umbrellas and loungers available for hire on the beaches, take cash with you. Saves carrying extra weight up and down the stairs.
Written 2 March 2022
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Dirmu G
Eversdal, South Africa2,386 contributions
Friends
Look out for the fire jamming evenings in the summer months. Come with your picnic before sunset, to make the most of the evening. Even though it was a windy day, Clifton's 2nd beach was windstill. Most enjoyable!
Written 26 February 2022
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Izik
5 contributions
Friends
This is the only beach I could swim in because the water was clear and calm, it's a wonderful place that makes you dream endlessly!
Written 24 January 2022
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Robert O
Rotterdam, The Netherlands3,222 contributions
Just over 6km southwest of Cape Town's city center, Clifton has fine beaches down below steep rocky slopes. Many wealthy people are living here in luxurious villas and apartment blocks that almost reach the ocean. As if the climate will never change and sea levels will never rise.

The sandy beaches can easily be reached by staircases at different points on the coastal road. Often these points double as MyCiTi bus stops of which there are four. Don't expect restaurants and noisy bars, there are just some vendors selling snacks and cool drinks. Surfers and peace and quiet seekers dominate the beaches.
Lovely!
Written 19 November 2021
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Svg
Pemba, Mozambique1 contribution
Family
Could not believe the amount of cigarette butts on the beach , literally thousands . The kids being kids dog in the sand and come back smelling like an ashtray.
Written 18 April 2021
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Rogahn E
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I'd love to be here in summer when the beaches are at their hottest. The views here are magnificent. The only thing is that it is too cold now (snowing on Table Mountain only a couple of days ago). Otherwise a great place to spend the day sightseeing.
Written 6 September 2020
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Grant Latisha
Montreal, Canada6 contributions
Needs a bit of clean up, not too much to say other than good weather, waves and views. beach needs a clean up from the bottles and trash
Written 14 April 2020
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Russell G
Cape Town Central, South Africa4 contributions
Clifton beach was a great place to visit. We were sheltered from the winds, and the beach was clean. There were people there who were cleaning up garbage, and keeping the place nice looking. Umbrellas were $50 Rand, which I thought was quite reasonable. There were people selling drinks, ice cream, and various trinkets. Gomez was one of the locals that we met who gave us some good advise on places to shop and eat. He had some beautiful bracelets and necklaces that he had made. He was in no way pushy, did not ask us for anything, and gave me bracelet at no charge. I give it a 10/10
Written 11 March 2020
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BigMan66
Lisbon, Portugal244 contributions
Great beaches in picturesque Clifton. Divides in 4 different beaches. Steep stairs at different locations lead the way up and down. If only the water would be a bit warrmer;-)
Written 4 March 2020
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