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Address: Main road, St James, Cape Town Central, South Africa

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St. James Beach

A nice beach to go past on your way to cape point. It has iconic brightly coloured boxes on the beach. It's well maintained and a good place to visit during most months.

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Pretoria, South Africa

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Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A nice beach to go past on your way to cape point. It has iconic brightly coloured boxes on the beach. It's well maintained and a good place to visit during most months.

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Naas, Ireland
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Spent a nice afternoon here the sea pool is great and very safe for kids lots of shells in the sand so mind the toes

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Fish Hoek, South Africa
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

St James Beach is wind free , even in a South Easter, Avoid over Christmas and New Year unless you get there early. Once again parking can be a problem as can an unreliable train service.

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Just a lovely place to stop and walk around, play in the water a bit. A great stop if doing the drive to Cape Point.

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Oudtshoorn
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29 reviews
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

St James beach is on the False Bay coastline, between Muizenberg and St James. There are the regulars who come to this beach, who love the safe tidal pool, the bright bathing boxes and love looking out to the mountains in the far distance. If the wind is pumping elsewhere, St James is generally a haven. It is easily accessible... More 

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Mumbai, India
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

St James is located on the Simon's Town train line and the Main Road that runs down the False Bay coast of the Cape Peninsula. This place is well known for for its colourful Victorian bathing boxes. We paid a quick visit to this place for some interesting photos. The colourful bathing boxes are charm of this shore.

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Kansas City
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped here to take photos of this picturesque setting. It is very family oriented. Definitely a place to come and lounge around for a relaxing day!

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Orlando
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

we didn't go on beach but as i like taking pics, had to stop to photograph the beach huts, very cool

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

This beach with its pretty huts is a great place to spend an afternoon. Take a picnic and a good book and relax in a safe place for a zzzz

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

Very nice and different to the Clifton and Camps Bay beaches. The little houses are charming and if you are lucky you can use one for the day for you and your family or friends.

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