Grotto Beach, Hermanus

4.7
#1 of 15 in Parks in Overstrand
Grotto Beach represents an unblemished coastal beauty suited for relaxation, bare-foot walks, and recreation. Located near a whale sanctuary, the seldom-crowded beach contains all sorts of facilities and amenities, including showers, public barbeques, wheelchair ramps, and sand volleyball areas. You can wind or wave surf here, or stop by one of the restaurants offering fresh seafood and all kinds of signature drinks. Take a look at our Hermanus trip planner to schedule your visit to Grotto Beach and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Grotto beach provided the wife, the kids and I with hours of entertainment on our Hermanus breakaway. The beach is a beautiful walking beach. It feels like it stretches all the way to Gansbaai, and...  more »
  • Grotto beach is a great place to relax and soak up the sun. During the peak season in summer it can get quite busy, but there is more than enough space so it doesn't get overly crowded. I am not sure....  more »
  • We were here on a Sunday and it became busy in the afternoon. As the beach is kilometers long, there's loads of parking. Near the beginning you can rent beach chairs and a parasol (approx 20 euros...  more »

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