Clifton Beaches, Cape Town Central

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The playground for wealthy locals, Clifton Beaches include a series of sand strips divided by large granite rocks. Overlooked by Lion's Head Hill, the beaches offer a chance to cool off in the cool water, surf, or participate in a game of beach volleyball. Popular with surfers and families alike, the cliff-fringed sandy shore offers scenic views of the ocean and protection from the infamous winds that prevail in the area. To visit Clifton Beaches on your trip to Cape Town, use our Cape Town online sightseeing planner .
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  • This is a lovely place with some really stunning (and expensive) properties in the area. There is a beach here to suit everyone.  more »
  • Very elegant beach, beautiful views and turquoise, services of food and drink, very clean, only the water is icy and hard to get to the sea.
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  • We enjoyed an afternoon at Clifton. The sand is lovely and the beach very clean. We attended on a glorious day, and whilst it was not busy the wind was up and you got grains of sand blown into your fa...  more »
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