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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  • we walked from camps bay beach to Clifton beach and thoroughly enjoyed it. such a chilled out feel and some great views to wow out along the way.  more »
  • Beautiful view. And great to dip the most insufficient time to enjoy the beach indicated with thin sand. (No relation in many beaches Cape Town area
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  • Seeing sunset from the Clifton beach is one of the amazing experiences in Cape Town, beautiful view.  more »

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