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Amazing beach and walk

This is a sparkling white wide beach. Absolutely amazing! There's a cliff walk that runs for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Winnipeg, MB
World class beach

This magnificent spot is one of the only beaches Ive ever been to where often when its whale... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Deidre A
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“blue flag beach” (65 reviews)
“white sand” (21 reviews)
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Grotto Street, Hermanus, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a sparkling white wide beach. Absolutely amazing! There's a cliff walk that runs for miles with lots of benches along the way. You can feel safe as you walk since the route is patrolled by security.

Thank Canuck_MB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This magnificent spot is one of the only beaches Ive ever been to where often when its whale season, you can actually see the whales going about their frolicking whilst your swimming or relaxing ashore. Beautiful!

Thank Deidre A
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Beatiful beach and can go for a long walk towards Gansbaai on the "Plaat" as it was named by our Parents and Grand Parents

Thank 285hugoh
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Sandy and I have had a short but extensive travel around Hermanus. The Grotto Beach area was Magnificent.

Thank Timmo690
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Near to Voelklip you can start a wonderful walk on this enormous beach. There is a big parking lot and on the beach side you will find clean toilets and showers. You can walk for hours in the direction of The Kelders. Nature is fabulous....More

Thank Guy g
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Nice and clean. Great beach to walk. Must visit when in Hermanus. Nice restaurant on site. lots of space

Thank mnaidoo
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

This is a gorgeous sandy beach stretching for miles along the coast. Lovely for an early evening stroll, though the wind can be strong and a little chilly. The views along here are just stunning, with very impressive waves breaking the whole way along the...More

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Very clean, highly recommended. Great view points to spot whales. The wallboard is very comfortable and the restaurants are great.

Thank Tzipi A
Reviewed 22 October 2017

This is the most central area of Hermanus coastline and is close to small museums, market, restaurants and shops. It is a good viewpoint for whale watching but is busier than other parts of the cliffs in the twon

1  Thank gill p
Reviewed 19 October 2017

This beach is sandy and beautiful. The walkway all along this area is very attractive and clean. The surrounding shops and restaurants are well worth a visit.

Thank Carol R
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28 September 2017|
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Response from Otto J | Reviewed this property |
Very busy. High season. Wind can blow at times