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  • Poor2%
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“learn to surf”(18 reviews)
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Though the beach is still popular, the elegant splendor that once graced this seaside resort community barely shows through the paved-over streets, fast-food eateries and shopping centers.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Beach Rd, Cape Town Central 7950, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach is idyllic at the end of the day, fine white sand, surfers, dogs on the beach and those iconic multicoloured wooden change rooms. Loved it. Locals did advise us to leave all our belongings at home though, including phones and not leave anything...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Mariella R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The colorful buildings along with the beautiful beach and surrounding landscape was worth the stop. Easy to see without having to leave walkways - if you don't want to walk on the sand.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank DarrenL639
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best beaches I saw in Cape Town. It is rather big and appears to be a very good place for surfing. (It's very windy). The beach is famous for the little coloured houses, which are postcard essencials in Cape Town. If you're...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 716miguelm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The iconic huts are looking a bit sad. Covered in graffiti, and one had been soiled.... The beach itself is nice, but the surrounds aren't anything special with plenty of abandoned buildings. If you want a beach hut photo, continue along the coastal road for...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stunning beach with pure white sand, the beach huts are as long as you can see, the colourful beach is unmissable I’m so impressed and so glad I came to this beach it brightened up my day and was a real highlight of my trip!!!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Hollie G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go early in the morning, 07h00 to 07h30 hire a SUP or surf board and get in the water. As soon as I got on my board and paddled behind the waves, I sat to watch the sunrise... Top 5 moments of my life thus...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MagdelSmit
Reviewed 9 September 2019

We were overwhelmed with the people who couldn't wait to be at the beach, our kids had a ball of a time and the beach was clean and very well controlled by the police services and patrol as well as the life guards and shark...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Ruschda W
Reviewed 4 September 2019

A beautiful stretch of beach perfect for walking, swimming, surfing and just generally relaxing. The colourful houses are quaint and add to the charm of this beach. The paved promenade area was looking “tired” and unkempt when we were there. The severe drought meant that...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank StewartsVacation
Reviewed 26 August 2019 via mobile

Beautiful beach, very romantic. These tiny coloured house are very charming. Muizenberg town is a cosy little town with a nice port to visit.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank IWantMilk
Reviewed 31 July 2019

We heard so many wonderful things about Muizenberg Beach and were excited to visit with our kids. In the public bathroom/changing room there was no toilet paper. Upon asking the attendant, she brought out one roll. The showers were not working. To make matters worse,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Mehmoui
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Voyager03031833958
30 May 2019|
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Response from jon-dan | Reviewed this property |
I was a tourist there, so I don't know.
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Masonary7
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Response from jessbennett1 | Reviewed this property |
The Uber is roughly R200 depending on traffic
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Response from hymiezar | Reviewed this property |
As a previous member has responded, travel by train from Cape Town.
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