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The 10 Best Beaches on the Sunshine Coast
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The 10 Best Beaches on the Sunshine Coast

Between the Tsitsikamma and East London stretches a coastline both beautiful and relatively unexplored (when compared with the Garden Route). It covers a chunk of the Eastern Cape - a romp of seaside villages and towns, beaches with yellow sand that don't s...
Eastern Cape Beaches Go Blue
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Eastern Cape Beaches Go Blue

The Eastern Cape and Garden Route boast some of the prettiest and most extensive beaches in South Africa, with warm waters from the Indian Ocean making them excellent choices for water sports. In recognition of their beauty, excellent swimming conditions and c...
10 Secret Beaches in South Africa
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10 Secret Beaches in South Africa

South Africa has numerous popular beaches. From the West Coast just south of Namibia all the way around to Kosi Bay just south of Mozambique, there are more beaches than one can count. But there are few that remain untamed, out of the ordinary and barely frequ...
10 Reasons Why People Visit South Africa
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10 Reasons Why People Visit South Africa

In July this year the Tourism Minister announced an 'exceptional growth in tourist arrivals' for the first quarter of the year. Between January and March 2 267 807 people landed on South African soil – 216 031 more than the same time in 2011. Overseas touri...
Making The Most Out Of A Beach Holiday
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Making The Most Out Of A Beach Holiday

Ah, a beach holiday. Just what we need at the end of a long, rather tough year. And, in South Africa, there are a number of stunning beach getaways that invite local and international tourists to relax on the warms white sands or take a dip in the cool turquoi...
Top 10 Swimming Beaches in South Africa
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Top 10 Swimming Beaches in South Africa

Warm days of jumping around in the rolling turquoise waves, skipping on white sands and licking ice-cold soft-serves are the secrets to getting the most out of South Africa as a holiday destination. This country’s coastline stretches for more than 2500 kilomet...
Building Castles On The Bay’s Beaches
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Building Castles On The Bay’s Beaches

Port Elizabeth, the biggest town making up Nelson Mandela Bay, is famous for its more than 40 kilometres of beautiful shoreline. What makes the many beaches of PE really special is how very different they are from one another. From pristine stretches of uni...
Cape Town Beaches – 5 top beaches with kids, top 3 fashionable beaches, top 3 beaches to avoid people
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Cape Town Beaches – 5 top beaches with kids, top 3 fashionable beaches, top 3 beaches to avoid people

Cape Town Beaches - So much to choose from, so little time. It’s that silly season again and a few of us, who have left planning until the very last minute, are suddenly influenced by the sunshine and the idea of a holiday, and frantically trying to find where...
29 Blue Flag Beaches in South Africa
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29 Blue Flag Beaches in South Africa

The new season of Blue Flag South Africa was launched at Muizenberg beach in Cape Town yesterday where it was announced that 29 of South Africa's beaches have achieved Blue Flag status - an increase from 19 to 29 this year ... Announced by Marthinus van Sch...
Favourite South African Beaches
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Favourite South African Beaches

After this weeks cold spell, a day at the beach is probably not high on the agenda but summer will roll around again so here are a few of my favourite South African beaches … In the Overberg, Nanny’s Beach, also known as Kammabaai, is a well loved Hermanus ...
The KwaZulu Natal South Coast
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The KwaZulu Natal South Coast

It is easy, when driving through most of the South Coast area of KwaZulu Natal, to imagine that you have been transported to a tropical island. Roads are edged with lush green vegetation, or the ubiquitous sugar cane and banana plantations. Towns such as U...
Glorious Gordons Bay
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Glorious Gordons Bay

Glorious Gordons Bay: The area known today as Gordon’s Bay was named after Captain Robert James Gordon, an officer in the Dutch East India Company, who explored the area in 1778, however, for many years before that, the area was known as Fish Hoek – the same n...
The Story of the Cape Coast
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The Story of the Cape Coast

To the first indigenous people of the Cape, the Khoisan, Table Mountain held a particular sacred significance. There are many stories about the great mountain, and in some of these, the moutain itself is a storyteller, overlooking the surrounding area and tell...
Top 10 Topless Beaches
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Top 10 Topless Beaches

Forbes.com has compiled their annual list of Top Topless Beaches. To make the Forbes Top 10 Topless Beach list, a set of criteria are imposed which include: a recognized consensus to go topless, consistently sunny weather, beautiful scenery, a young, fun crow...