Anstey's Beach

Anstey's Beach - South Africa
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Situated on the Bluff in Durban, the high-end area south of the city’s main beaches, Ansteys Beach lies close to Cave Rock, home to the barrelling wave that has entered the folklore of surfing communities around the world.

Clean and unspoilt, the sand here is comparable in allure to that anywhere else along the Durban coast, while its Indian Ocean waters provide a heady mix of warmth, waves, and water sports, not least surfing. Its fame and the fact that pretty decent breaks can be found at Ansteys Beach most days means the water can get a little crowded with boards, though there are rock pools to entice children into learning more about the underwater world.

Like many of Durban’s beaches, there’s a reassuring lifeguard presence too.

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