The Beach Guide

Camps Bay

Camps Bay is without doubt Cape Town’s premiere beach. Located in an upmarket suburb of this South African city, the beach here is as spectacular as it is popular. The palm fringed stretch of white sand that make up Camps Bay sits between the towering Lion’s Head and equally imposing Twelve Apostles. This is the Atlantic coast and the ocean here is both beautiful and powerful; sparkling and turquoise often with strong waves. Camps Bay is a great family beach too and has been consistently awarded the coveted Blue Flag award over the years.

People visit Camps Bay as much for the chic beach life as the natural splendour. This is where celebrities come to hang out with the body beautiful - beach volleyball is a staple with the bronzed and buff beach-goers here. If you would prefer to keep your clothes on then there are plenty of trendy cafes and bars along Victoria Road, the main drag that runs behind the beach. Best known of these is the Caprice Bar, ideal if you want to spot rock stars and supermodels.

Nearest town/city

Cape Town

Awards

Blue Flag Award

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Current weather (Sat Aug 8th 06:00)

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58.9°F

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