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South Africa boasts some of the finest beaches in the world. Enjoy miles of unspoiled, exotic beaches. From the warm East Coast (stretching north of Durban down to East London in the Eastern Cape) to the cold Benguela stream around Cape Town and the West Coast.

Blue Flag Status

Blue Flag gives local and foreign visitors the knowledge that their beaches are clean, environmentally sound and adhere to international safety and
other tourist standards.

South Africa boasts a number of blue flag beaches.

Western Cape

With a coastline stretching down the West Coast around Cape Point and into the garden Route, the Western Cape's beaches offer you from desolated spots to internationally famed amongst the jet-set.

Gordon's Bay - pictureque coastal town at the sundrenched foot of the Hottentots Holland Mountain Range
Hermanus - popular holiday resort and famous for the best land-based whale watching site
Langebaan - popular town and seaside resort has everything the sunseeker, nature lover or waterlover could ever want
Victoria Bay - one of the smallest and most hidden beautiful bays on the Garden Route

Eastern Cape

The Eastern Cape is home to some fine beaches. The beaches of Port Elizabeth and East London are surfing hotspots and the Wild Coast is famous for its craggy landscapes and extravagantly beautiful beaches.

East London - gateway to the wild coast and sunshine coast
Wild Coast Beaches - From Port Edward down to Mazeppa Bay, this region offers unique beauty, secluded beaches
Port Alfred- picturesque seaside holiday resort with more sunshine days than any other town along the coast

KwaZulu Natal

KwaZulu-Natal's beaches have great weather all year round and are wonderful - on both the south and north coasts. In between, the whole city of Durban is really just a life support system for its beaches!

Dolphin Coast - scenic beauty, lovely beaches, dolphins playing, lots of accommodation,
restaurants, peace and quiet
Margate - beautiful beaches, a temperate climate and luxurious sea temperatures
Umhlanga - one of the most popular tourist destinations on the Natal North coast.
Umlalazi Nature Resort- ideal family holiday spot offers 20 km of unspoilt beaches and a beautiful lagoon.

Related Links
* Game Reserves & Game Lodges in South Africa
* Southern Africa Safaris & Tours

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