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Address: Grotto Street, Hermanus, South Africa

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Amazing beach

The beach is blasting! Perfect sand! Large so everyone has enough space and the sunsets looks amazing!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
borja p
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The beach is blasting! Perfect sand! Large so everyone has enough space and the sunsets looks amazing!

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Thank borja p
Hermanus, South Africa
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Grotto beach is a large beach with ample parking. It is great for relaxing and swimming for the entire family. It is also great for long walks as Grotto beach runs very far. It can get busy during peak season but with the size of the beach it can handle it.

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Thank Windsor H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only spent a couple of hours here as we were short of time. Would definitely go back to this beautiful place for a longer walk next time we're in SA. Lovely beach bar selling cocktails and cafe just behind beach which was packed so must be a good sign.

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Thank Andrea L
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful beach with safe swimming and lovely for walks with rocky cove and a beach bar and restaurant.

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Thank judy362017
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach is very wide and sandy with very good facilities- parking, clean toilets, showers and sunbeds with parasols available for hire. You won't be disappointed.

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Thank Pughster86
Colchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Suffers from its own success. Located in a unique and super location and built as a refreshment kiosk it has out-grown it's kitchen facilities which produce food from heaven. Understand that the local CBC and owners are in discussion to rebuild it.

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Thank ge0ffers99
New York City, New York
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135 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hiked here and arrived at the end of the day but we absolutely loved it! Its a peaceful sunny expansive beach that was amazingly not crowded. Wish I could spend every day there

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Thank sypremeks
Cape Town, South Africa
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love Grotto Beach and will go back anytime. Its clean, safe and easily accessible. The whole family will enjoy it. A have to when you are in Hermanus.

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Thank Marcia R
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I live by the sea in Bournemouth England and I have never seen a more spotless well kept beach than this one. No wonder it is a blue flag. No rubbish anywhere. Lots of free parking. Well life guard post and security post. Toilets were spotless with showers and changing rooms. A dog walking area clearly marked and parasols and... More 

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Thank Sallyj3005
Stockport
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58 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely large beech, with good facilities. Great for couples or families. Duchies restaurant across the road is brilliant & cheap. There are public loos there too, because the usual option of using the sea is only for the brave. The water is very cold.

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