Bloubergstrand Beach, Cape Town

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Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Known for its striking views of Table Mountain, Bloubergstrand Beach, a sweeping stretch of white sand in Table Bay, attracts flocks of visitors looking to relax, surf, cool off in the chilly waters, and enjoy the scenery. Wandering the long, broad beach, the site of a famous 1806 battle between British and Dutch colonists, you might get a glimpse of the Cape fur seals, humpback dolphins, and whales. A popular recreation area, the beach boasts ample space for sports, picnicking, and barbecues, while the local trade winds provide perfect conditions for kitesurfing and windsurfing. Make Bloubergstrand Beach a centerpiece of your Cape Town vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Cape Town attractions planner.
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  • Here's your answer for a relaxing outing. You can drive along, walk the promenade or the beach or just park your car right next to the beach facing the ocean and the beautiful view of Table Mountain.....  more »
  • Nice place with clean beaches, most of the time the weather is good. Bay area with bars are well made.  more »
  • Windy in summer but beautiful rest of the year. Long beaches to walk on but cold water
  • Secluded beach with access to restaurants. Fantastic views of Table Mountain and friendly to all ages. Further south along the beach is a huge grassed area with paths and equipment for kids to play on. Remember that the water is cold and the wind often blows so there are kite surfers at some areas, and you have to watch out for blue bottles (they can sting!). Overall, a great beach to visit and enjoy.
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