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  • Western Cape

    Strand

    Along with Somerset West and Gordon’s Bay, the seaside resort town of Strand forms part of the picturesque Helderberg Basin. Situated on the shores of False Bay, with the Hottentots-Holland Mountains as a backdrop, Strand’s five kilometers of beach has the reputation of being one of the best swimming areas in South Africa. With its huge tidal pool, water slides and mini-golf, as well as ...

  • Western Cape

    Hout Bay

    Even though Hout Bay falls under the Western Cape city of Cape Town, as a suburb it can be viewed as an independent settlement. Its unique atmosphere, attractions and activities draw thousands of visitors each year, who come to Hout Bay for relaxation and to enjoy the various water sports activities which it has become known for. Luxury accommodation allows visitors to relax in comfortable ...

  • Kwazulu Natal

    Addington Beach

    Addington Beach along Durban's well-known Golden Mile, boasts beautiful golden sands and clear warm Indian Ocean waters. Located right beside the new impressive uShaka Marine World and tourist development site, Addington Beach is the ideal tourist destination.

  • Kwazulu Natal

    Dairy Beach

    Durban is well-known for its wide expanses of beautiful beaches, ideal for swimming, surfing and other seaside activities. Dairy Beach in Durban is certainly no exception. Forming part of the Golden Mile, Dairy Beach is an exquisite surfing spot. Host to the world-renowned Gunston 500 Surfing Championships (now the Mr Price Pro), Dairy Beach is a stunning beach offering endless hours of fun ...

  • Kwazulu Natal

    North Beach

    Durban’s North Beach is probably the busiest and best beach along the Golden Mile. Situated between the Bay of Plenty and Dairy Beach, it has stunning white sandy stretches with good breakwaters. During the holiday season it is North Beach which sees most of the action. Each year it hosts the Vodacom Beach Africa Festival and the Mr. Price Pro. North Beach has a wide variety of attractions ...

  • Eastern Cape

    The Point Beach

    With a reputation for offering some of the biggest and best waves in South Africa, Jeffrey’s Bay certainly needs no introduction. There are several surf points around the town’s coastline which make for great surfing. One of these is know as the Point. One of Jeffrey’s Bay’s more average and uncrowded surf spots, Point is popular with a variety of surfers.

  • Activities

    Water Sports

    South Africa is truly a water lover’s paradise. Filled with lakes, rivers, dams and kilometers of pristine coastline, the opportunities truly are endless. This is a fact which has not only invited water sport enthusiasts to bring their favorite sport to the country, but has also inspired several new sports or made for the very best sporting conditions in the world for a number of water ...

  • Activities

    With excellent weather, breath-taking scenery and an abundance of amazing flora and fauna, South Africa is an outdoor enthusiast's paradise. By means of a variety of activities, South Africans enjoy their natural heritage to the full, inviting visitors to do the same. Many consider hiking to be the best way to truly enjoy some of South Africa’s most picturesque regions, and there is no ...

  • Eastern Cape

    Hobie Beach

    Port Elizabeth’s Hobie Beach is probably the city’s most popular beach. Though there are various stretches of beach around the city’s coastline, Hobie is the top swimming and entertainment beach. Complete with a pier, close proximity to an entertainment complex, a lifeguard clubhouse, public toilets, showers, swimming pools and even an esplanade, there isn’t much you won't be able to do at ...

  • Activities

    Surfing

    Whether you’re a long boarder, surfer, body-boarder, knee boarder or just a beach lover, South Africa is the place to go. The country is jam-packed with excellent surf-spots just waiting to take your breath – and sometimes your board – away. South Africa has a very large surfing community and virtually every coastal city has its fair share of pros, horror stories, surf spots and legends. ...