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About Glen Beach

Glen Beach is a gorgeous snow-white sandy beach set in a tiny enclave flanked by massive granite boulders on the Atlantic Seaboard. These rocky outcrops not only amplify the picturesque cove-like setting but also provide a windshield from the South Easter.


This intimate beach is nestled in the middle of the famous Camps Bay Beach and glamorous Clifton beaches yet is relatively un-crowded. It’s a great little walk from Glen beach via Maidens Cove and Bachelors Cove to the Clifton 4th Beach. Backing Glen Beach is a small number of houses with uninterrupted sea views and the awesome backdrop of Lion’s Head and the Twelve Apostles.


Glen Beach is a popular hangout for young local surfers and bikini clad girls. The surf breaks from the left and the right points with a bit of oomph but beware, the fiercely territorial resident surfers whose ‘locals only’ graffiti decorates the beach wall. Glen Beach is conveniently situated within easy walking distance to the local shops, trendy restaurants, cocktail bars and the brilliant Theatre On The Bay.

Things to do in Camps Bay

Accommodation near Glen Beach

Villa Atlantica Boutique Gues...

8 Reviews
Sleeps 18 in 7 rooms

Nestled between the magnificent 12 Apostle Mountain Range and the breath taking Atlantic Ocean lies...
from R2100
per night for 2 guests

Number Two

26 Reviews
Sleeps 4 in 2 rooms

Number Two is a modern, secure, self-contained apartment in the most wonderful location in Camps Bay, and is only a one-minute walk to the...
from R1300
per night for 2 guests

Atlanta Apartments

9 Reviews
Sleeps 16 in 4 rooms

Atlanta Apartments is an upmarket block of four apartments, situated on the sea in sheltered Bali Bay, a five-minute flat walk from the...
from R2000
per night for 2 guests

Caprice Camps Bay

1 Review
Sleeps 2 in 1 room

The apartment is situated a mere three minute walk from the palm lined sandy white beach of Camps Bay, with breath-taking sunset views and...
from R1850
per night for 2 guests

Strathearn House

1 Review
Sleeps 2 in 1 room

Set in sought after Camps Bay, we offer a spacious garden flat with its own entrance, garden and access to a private swimming pool.A...
from R2000
per night for 2 guests

Sunset Hill Apartment

1 Review
Sleeps 4 in 2 rooms

Sunset Hill Apartment is a comfortable, modern apartment located in Camps Bay. The apartment offers ideal accommodation for up to four...
from R2400
per night for 2 guests

Glen Beach Map

Glen Beach is 0.7km from the centre of Camps Bay , the nearest airport 24.6km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

Other things to do near Camps Bay

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