Clifton Beaches, Cape Town Central

4.6
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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  • 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  more »
  • 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...  more »
  • 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;-)  more »
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  • Nice place to chill by the sea or to have a swim. Can be crowded during pick season.
  • Small family beach. Overcrowded in the summer season. Take a walk down to the water and wet your feet....the water is nice and cold.
  • Amazing beach, great views. A tad cold though to swim in.
  • A world famous beach.
  • Beautiful

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