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Address: Grotto Street, Hermanus, South Africa

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Fantastic blue flag beach

This is a great beach to visit with friends and family. We had friends with a young child (4 y/o) and we had no issues. The beach is very large and able to accommodate a large... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Cape Town
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Cape Town
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great beach to visit with friends and family. We had friends with a young child (4 y/o) and we had no issues. The beach is very large and able to accommodate a large number of people - we went during the absolute peak season on a beautiful day and the beach was busy but did not at... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best beaches to visit in Hermanus. Beautiful fine white sand and great for family walks and late afternoon dog fun. Visit the rooftop bar for sunset cocktails and enjoy the view. Water temperatures are generally around 18 degrees in summer so go prepared.

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Lund, Sweden
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great beach for the entire family! The water was pretty cold but fun waves for body surfing and plenty of other activities.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great day was had here chilling out on the beach, great for a long walk. I didn't go in the sea but my friend said the currents were pretty strong. The cafe beside the beach was great too!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best beach in Hermanus. Very big and even in High season not overcrowded. Showers and lifeguards available

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Western Cape, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect blue flag beach for the family. Clean and safe. Even during holiday season it doesn't feel crowded. One of few spots along the coast with braai areas. Accessible for wheelchair users and a beach wheelchair available to enjoy the sea. Dutchies is an amazing cooling off point. Pity the Sun Lounge has no access for wheelchairs.

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Johannesburg
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41 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go out of season .The beaches with sand and waves get very busy in season .The rocky beaches were not so busy with children exploring the rock pools.

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Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very enjoyable. Can get hot, so preferred morning. Lots of flora to see, many out in blossom in December. Highly recommend it.

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Muscat, Oman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great spot for a long walk along one of SA's most beautiful beaches. Great for swimming and paddling in the lagoon. End your walk at Dutchies for a coffee or meal

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Hermanus, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An absolute must when you are holidaying in Hermanus. Visit the beach bar while you are there. Great vibe!

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