Beach holidays in South Africa
South Africa is spoilt with beautiful coast lines, explore them all!Beach holidays in South Africa available in Ballito, Bantry Bay, Camps Bay, Cape Town City Bowl, Cape Town, De Waterkant, Eastern Cape, Gansbaai, Gardens, Hermanus, Hout Bay, Sea Point, South Africa, Stellenbosch, Walvis Bay, West Coast
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South Africa is spoilt with beautiful coast lines, explore them all!
Stretching for more than 2 500km, South Africa lies on Africa’s southern tip, lapped by the Atlantic and Indian Oceans.
Popular Beach holidays in South Africa
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Explore the Eastern Cape, Lesotho and KwaZulu Natal
Explore two of South Africa's most desirable locations in this whirlwind safari tour
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We have rounded up 20 of South Africa's most loved and revered beaches. (P.S. If you're looking for beach holidays in South Africa, we've got some great travel deals for you.)
1. Kenton-On-Sea, Eastern Cape
2. Langebaan, Western Cape
3. Cape Vidal, KZN
4. Boulders Beach, Western Cape
5. Paternoster, Western Cape
6. Nature's Valley, Western Cape
7. Coffee Bay, Eastern Cape
8. Camps Bay, Western Cape
9. Noordhoek, Western Cape
10. Ballito, KZN
11. Umhlanga, KZN
12. Hobie Beach, Eastern Cape
13. Bloubergstrand, Western Cape
14. Gonubie, Eastern Cape
15. Plettenburg Bay, Western Cape
16. Durban North and South Beach, KZN
17. Sodwana Bay, KZN
18. Muizenburg, Western Cape
19. Santos Beach, Western Cape
20. Clifton, Western Cape
Frequently Asked Questions about Beach holidays in South Africa
Although wildlife viewing is good throughout the year. The warmer months from October to March are more pleasant - the scenery is greener and this is also the time most of the animals are born. However, the park is mostly about its scenery… go there.
The best time to visit Ithala Game Reserve is during the dry winter months, from May to September. During this season it is easier to spot the wildlife since the grass is eaten by herbivores. Expect to encounter and sight birds - such as… go there.
The best time to visit Tankwa Karoo National Park is from autumn through winter to early summer of April to September. However, this is a perfect place to indulge in blessed idleness. If you want to see the landscape and animals, you'll… go there.
The best time to visit Marakele National Park is during May to September. Since animals tend to seek for reliable waterholes and stay close by during the dry winter months. However, this is the best time for wildlife viewing. Marakele is a… go there.
Augrabies Falls National Park is open throughout the year, but the best time to visit is between April and September. When the popular three-day Klipspringer Trail is open. However, the waterfall is particularly impressive when in flood -… go there.
You may visit Wolhuterskop Game and Nature Reserve all year around - winter (during the months of June and August) are chilly, and summer (during the months of November and January) are hot. Enjoy horse rides, mountain bike and game drive. go there.
October to March is the best time to visit Zebra National park - It is easier to spot the wildlife, since there is less vegetation and the wildlife congregates around the waterholes - as well as migratory birds are present. go there.
Reviews on our Beach holidays in South Africa
This was my first safari. I didn’t expect to be so pampered. Everything was first class. We had everything provided for us before even asking. We had a dedicated team at our service. Megan was on call whenever we needed something and she…
Tanya was an absolute delight to deal with. From the first phone call she was extremely polite, professional and very eager to facilitate my requests regarding our safari. Our 3 nights at the V & A Hotel were fabulous and Motswari Game…
Perfectly tailor-made tours that take all your wishes and requests into consideration. All my expectations were beyond fulfilled.
Living afar and trusting in an organisation with whom you have no previous knowledge can lead to feeling of mistrust and wondering whether what we have paid for actually exists. A little more proactive communication would have eased those…
I just wanted to thank Discover Africa and Karl Svendsen - the safari was great - we saw many more animals than expected including cheetah, leopard, many lions and even a three-day old elephant calf. Additionally, we had our own hippo…
Planning the trip was managed extremely well especially since travel was at a busy time of year and not much notice was given. All communication was by email, and was responded to promptly and efficiently. Different options were provided…