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Address: 7th Avenue, Hermanus, South Africa

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Small lovely beach!

We spent a whole half day here sunbathing on the grassy banks and swimming in the wave pounding sea. There was a mobile coffee shop in the car park. It was fairly quiet and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 February 2017
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We spent a whole half day here sunbathing on the grassy banks and swimming in the wave pounding sea. There was a mobile coffee shop in the car park. It was fairly quiet and lovely! But Grotto beach is better.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Voelklip Beach in on Walker Bay, about 5 minutes drive from the Hermanus CBD, with spectacular views all round. Although the beach is not as large as it nearby neighbour, Grotto Beach, young people flock to Voelklip to swim, surf, party, picnic, barbecue, and simply unwind.

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Hermanus, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Stunning beach, safe for swimming perfect for the whole family dogs included, bring grandma too. Mobile coffee kiosk for your early morning coffee.

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3miasto
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

Easy accesible by car, hidden below the parking level a magnificent beach where you can swim ( cold water!), surf, have a walk across the rocks or just sit on the bench and watch a neverending spectacle of ocean waves.. A few nice villas behind the parking. Clean place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

You just have to see it to believe it- mile upon mile of perfect white sand and magnificent, raging, freezing Atlantic Ocean. It's pristine and perfect and very good for the soul!

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Thank Val K
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

A beautiful, quiet beach. This beach was the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle. Some difficult terrains, but all in good spirit. Beach is beautifully kept.

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Thank Susanne B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

I love Voëlklip Beach. It is by far the safest place to swim in Hermanus. I love the benches. We packed wine and cheese and had a beach picnic and watched the sun set on another beautiful day. It tends to be very full during weekends and holidays, so make sure to come early to secure your place. If you... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is a lovely spot , with benches to sit and sea gaze while you wait for the whales to pop out and say hello!

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Hermanus, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

It is a much quieter beach than Grotto Beach. Beach consists of grass teraces. Voelklip is a secluded beach and is connected to Lang Bay, Kamma Bay and Grotto Beach via a spectucular foot path. It is great for families with any age children or couples. Not convenient for elderley who struggles with stairs though.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Unfortunately it was too windy to allow us to sit on this beach although we did sit in the car and watched the waves.

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