Boulders Beach and surrounding beaches is an ideal location for a wonderful beach holiday.

  • Seaforth Beach, 200m. This lovely beach is surrounded by a park and is overlooked by the casual Seaforth Restaurant, a pleasant place to have a sundowner or a quick lunch. This beach can be busy on major public holidays.

  • Water’s Edge Beach, 350m. The location of this beautiful beach is well protected by the locals! It is a great place to relax, swim with visiting penguins, snorkel, kayak, sunbathe, play bat and ball or make friends with one of the local dogs who are brought to this beach. 500m from Boulders Beach. Ivy will share the location of this beach with guests.

  • Boulder’s Beach, 550m. Boulder’s Beach is part of the SANPARKS nature conservancy, as it is home to the colony of endangered African Penguins. Although an entry fee is payable to gain access to the three Boulder’s Beaches, it is well worth it for the experience of swimming with and observing these cute creatures in their natural habitat! Please visit for opening times and tariffs.

  • Windmill Beach, 1,2km. A lovely walk past the Simon’s Town Golf Course and many beautiful homes leads you to this secluded, magical beach. Pack a picnic, take your camera and enjoy this beautiful spot. For the more adventurous, join the locals at high tide as they climb some of the rocky outcrops and jump into the sea from considerable heights!

  • Fish Hoek Beach, 9km. In the neighbouring town of Fish Hoek, you will find a great beach for young families. This large beach has excellent lifeguards, a shark net, pristine toilets and showers, a great playground for young kids and a choice of two restaurants. It also has pleasant waves for body boarding, a popular sport at this beach.

  • Muizenberg Beach, 14km. A little further ‘up the line’, you will come to one of the great surfing beaches of Cape Town. Well equipped with many establishments that hire out surfing equipment and offer lessons, this is a great surf spot for beginners and seasoned pros. The beachfront is populated by a series of interesting coffee shops, restaurants and bars.

  • Scarborough Beach, 14km. On the cold Atlantic side of the peninsula, this beach is definitely worth a visit at sunset. Pack a bottle of wine and a picnic, take a blanket if it is cooler, and prepare to see one of the most spectacular sunsets ever. Also a popular surfing beach for more experienced surfers.

  • Noordhoek Beach, 16km. This vast, untouched beach offers great opportunities for hiking and horse riding.

  • Kommetjie Beach, 19km. Another great surfing beach for more experienced surfers, this beach is located on the cold, Atlantic side of the peninsula, so be sure to take your wetsuit along!

Boulders Beach and surrounding Beaches on the Cape Peninsula are some of the finest in South Africa.

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