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Grotto Beach

Grotto Street, Hermanus, South Africa
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Great white sandy beach

Best spot in Harmanus for a nice swim or a long walk. Very long sandy coastline, with good views... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
Beautiful beach

A beautiful beach with lots to see and do. We visited 3 museums and dinning is plenty to choose... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
Riaan L
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Grotto Street, Hermanus, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

Best spot in Harmanus for a nice swim or a long walk. Very long sandy coastline, with good views of the bay. Loved by dog owners with a number of dogs playing on the beach. Very clean.

Thank 148leons
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

A beautiful beach with lots to see and do. We visited 3 museums and dinning is plenty to choose from and "dassies" where so cute.

Thank Riaan L
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We spend the end of the day there, lovely place. Easy parking, beautiful paths to watch the sea. Astonishing views of the beach with the mountains behind! We also had a coffee at Dutchies, it was so nice!

Thank Poly_Rafa
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This is an amazing, dog friendly beach. Early morning or late afternoon walks are the best as the sunrise / sunsets are spectacular. Very well maintained, good ablution facilities and showers and also topped off with "Duchies", a well loved Dutch restaurant if you want...More

Thank CharmaineSmith
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Beautiful beach for the whole family. Lots of parking. Dutch restaurant completes the scene. Just don't go when the wind is blowing.

Thank K2170TRanital
Reviewed 26 May 2017

One of the blue flag beaches in Hermanus. A great beach to go to to relax and take a walk. The beach is not that busy or crowded most of the time.

1  Thank arpegiator
Reviewed 25 May 2017

My daughter and I took our shoes off, rolled up our trousers and walked over the white sands. A wave or two caught us and the tingling sensation of the cold water on our feet was lovely. The beach stretches for miles. The water at...More

Thank Alanmaker
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This is one of the best beaches Ive ever seen- Miles of clean sand, with an inland nature reserve - we saw flamingos, kingfisher and many sea birds. Easy access and parking

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This Blue Flag beach has an extensive white sand frontage onto the sea – at 14 degrees I did not test the water but it appeared that the beach has a gradual slope out to sea and is certainly suitable for swimming – a small...More

Thank GDay1044
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Fabulous place which is a must.stay here longer?swam with seals in the beautiful clear surf.spotless beach with brilliant cocktail bar.Talk about chilled

Thank fiona h
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