Best beach holidays in South Africa
Whilst most come to South Africa's Cape for more than a beach holiday, many want a few relaxing days on a lovely beach whilst in South Africa's Cape. Here are our recommendations for the best beach holiday spots in South Africa's Cape.
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5 of our favourite beach retreats in the Cape
Camps Bay Retreat|87% (11 reviews)Camps Bay Retreat is set within a short walk of three stunning beaches – Glen Beach, Camps Bay & Clifton. Beside this, it has three outdoor swimming pools, so you are spoilt for choice to create a best beach holiday experience. More about Camps Bay Retreat
Grootbos Forest Lodge|100% (4 reviews)Sandy beaches and clear water make Grootbos an ideal location for unforgettable beach holidays in South Africa. Not only for relaxing, but also for more or less highly adventurous activities as horse riding, whale watching or the thrilling shark cage diving. More about Forest Lodge
Grootbos Garden Lodge|97% (12 reviews)Although not obvious for beach holidays in South Africa, the Garden Lodge overlooks a lovely, quiet, wild beach at Walker Bay. Activities can include beach picnics, riding on the beach, and even guided walks to an archaeological site in a massive local cave. More about Garden Lodge
Periwinkle Guest Lodge|80% (1 review)The Periwinkle is just across the road from the middle of a long stretch of the beach at Plattenberg Bay; it’s a great venue for a beach holiday. The Lodge extends to three levels, and has breathtaking views of the famous Robberg Peninsula, Tsitsikamma Mountains and the sea. More about Periwinkle Guest Lodge
Southern Cross Beach House|86% (7 reviews)Towards the south end of Plettenberg Bay, 5km of white sandy beaches stretch from the doorstep of Southern Cross. A scattering of marine visitors – like seals, dolphins and Southern right whales – can help make for an interesting beach holidays. More about Southern Cross Beach