Clifton Beaches, Cape Town

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#3 of 124 in Beaches in South Africa
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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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  • Nice beach but I think it is very overrated. There are much better beaches around Cape Town in my opinion. 
    Nice beach but I think it is very overrated. There are much better beaches around Cape Town in my opinion.  more »
  • Parking takes forever when it's a beautiful day in season, but it's worth the wait and the walk. No access for those who have mobility restrictions, as all beach access is via many stairs. Umbrellas.....  more
    Parking takes forever when it's a beautiful day in season, but it's worth the wait and the walk. No access for those who have mobility restrictions, as all beach access is via many stairs. Umbrellas.....  more »
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  • Very beach-like
  • Obviously just very busy over December but what a great beach

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