Camps Bay Beach

Description

The stunning setting, pristine white sands and dazzling blue waters leave no doubt as to why Camps Bay Beach was awarded Blue Flag Beach status. One of the few Cape Town beaches on the Western Seaboard that is not protected from the south east wind, Camps Bay Beach is still very popular and quite frenetic with families, stylish singles, tourists, the lot.

Camps Bay Beach is really wide, backed by a row of palm trees, a busy road and a bank of fashionable restaurants and coffee shops that overlook the beach. And it's one of the best sunset spots. In the summer months it’s not uncommon to spot famous faces who are regular visitors to Cape Town with the paparazzi lurking incognito behind beach umbrellas.

Mediterranean and vibey, the ultra wide Camps Bay Beach hosts numerous events like the international beach volleyball tournaments and the popular Summer Beach Festival. Lifeguards are on duty during the summer and beach vendors stroll about supplying beach bums with ice creams and cold drinks.

If you have young kids or just hate munching sand with your picnic, then grab a spot on the lawn next to the tidal pool – you can even braai here and children can swim safely without fear of being swept off to Australia. And if you’re feeling energetic, there’s a great walk from Camps Bay Beach to neighbouring Glen Beach, a stunning little cove with good surf. From there you can stroll past Maiden's Cove, Bachelor's Cove and finally to Clifton 4th Beach. Take Victoria Road for a brisk march back to Camps Bay beachfront.

At the end of a tough day soaking up the sun’s rays, wander over to one of the many stylish beachfront restaurants and bars for sun-downers and the spectacular sunsets.

Camps Bay Beach Map

In and Around

Accommodation near Camps Bay Beach

*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.

Grand Cape Town |
from R5,500
1 night, 2 adults

Grand Cape Town

Sleeps 2 Camps Bay Boutique Hotel in Camps Bay
0.21km from Camps Bay Beach

Cape Town’s showgirl on Africa’s Miami Mile in Camps Bay offers grandeur of a bygone era for both lo...

Place On The Bay |
from R1,470
1 night, 2 adults

Place On The Bay

Sleeps 70 Camps Bay Hotel in Camps Bay
0.22km from Camps Bay Beach

Place On The Bay offers luxury, self-catering apartments in the heart of Camps Bay. We offer the di...

Marino Atico |
from R1,900
1 night, 2 adults

Marino Atico

Sleeps 6 Camps Bay Self-catering in Camps Bay
0.26km from Camps Bay Beach

Marino Atico is the ideal sunset retreat for the leisure traveller. All three bedrooms have beautifu...

Cloud Nine, Sonnekus Camps Bay |
from R2,950
1 night, 2 adults

Cloud Nine, Sonnekus Camps Bay

Sleeps 4 Camps Bay Self-catering in Camps Bay
0.27km from Camps Bay Beach

Cloud Nine, Sonnekus is perfectly located on Camps Bay beachfront. Overlooking one of the finest bea...

The Fairways on the Bay Hotel |
from R1,995
1 night, 2 adults

The Fairways on the Bay Hotel

Sleeps 12 Camps Bay Hotel in Camps Bay
0.28km from Camps Bay Beach

The Fairways on the Bay is a Victorian-style boutique hotel situated in the heart of Camps Bay. It ...

The Nelson Villa |
from R2,530
1 night, 2 adults

The Nelson Villa

Sleeps 6 Camps Bay Guest House, Camps Bay Self-catering in Camps Bay
0.28km from Camps Bay Beach

Live in an African-style apartment so close to the sea that you can actually see the ripples in the ...

Camps Bay Terrace Villa |
from R7,500
1 night, 2 adults

Camps Bay Terrace Villa

Sleeps 10 Camps Bay Self-catering in Camps Bay
0.28km from Camps Bay Beach

This lovingly restored five-bedroom Victorian beach villa is in one of Camps Bay's best locations, d...

Azamare |
from R2,300
1 night, 2 adults

Azamare

Sleeps 12 Camps Bay Guest House in Camps Bay
0.28km from Camps Bay Beach

Azamare stands at the southern tip of South Africa, in picturesque Camps Bay surrounded by the Twelv...

Seasonsfind - The Bay |
from R2,300
1 night, 2 adults

Seasonsfind - The Bay

Sleeps 2 Clifton Private Home, Clifton Self-catering in Clifton
0.28km from Camps Bay Beach

This pristine apartment is nestled below the Sunset Suite and provides the ideal opportunity to do w...

Primi Seacastle |
from R1,550
1 night, 2 adults

Primi Seacastle

Sleeps 20 Camps Bay Hotel in Camps Bay
0.29km from Camps Bay Beach

Primi Seacastle is located on the Camps Bay beachfront, virtually on top of the beach, with Table Mo...

 
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