About the West Coast

The stretch of coastline we refer to as “Cape Town’s West Coast” starts at Lagoon Beach (past Paarden Eiland), heading north to Van Riebeeckstrand, outside of Melkbos. While we have included Silwerstroomstrand, in our West Coast Beaches category (due to popularity) this beach is actually part of the provincial West Coast and not really one of the City of Cape Town’s beaches.

Kreeftebaai

Kreeftebaai

Directly translated ‘Kreeftebaai‘ is ‘Crayfish Bay’, but since this small rocky beach is one of several that fall within the Blaauwberg Conservation area…

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Melkbosstrand

Melkbosstrand

Melkbosstrand (or Milkwoods Beach) is located on the shores of the town (or village) of Melkbos. It has a peaceful feel to it with a long flat, sandy beach…

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Other Beaches

Kreeftebaai

Kreeftebaai

Directly translated ‘Kreeftebaai‘ is ‘Crayfish Bay’, but since this small rocky beach is one of several that fall within the Blaauwberg Conservation area…

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