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St James Beach, Kalk Bay

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Address: 55 Main Road, Muizenberg 7945, South Africa
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Shelter from the gale force winds...

St James beach is one of the few beaches that you can visit on this stretch of coastline even when the famous S/Easter wind is howling..swimming is done in the huge tidal pool or... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
garyh51904
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Pretoria, South Africa
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Durban, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful views, pleasant waiters, tasty meals, wide selection of wines, Price not too bad. Overall good space to unwind and hopefully catch a glimpse of a whale in the distance.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

St James beach is one of the few beaches that you can visit on this stretch of coastline even when the famous S/Easter wind is howling..swimming is done in the huge tidal pool or surrounding rock pools...parking a bit of an challenge but this beach is accessible via the train as its essentially just off the St James Station. surrounding... More 

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Roodepoort, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Close to Muizenburg which has a much bigger beach and slide and putt putt. St James is small and white Sands. Very clean .

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Thank Adrienne M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Went through St James beach on my run. Was great, amazing views, beautiful sand and the coast path great for running.

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Thank Charlotte A
New Zealand
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129 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

I was visiting South Africa with a group of students and stopped in Kalk Bay on our trip around the peninsula. The area around Muizenburg, Fish Hoek and Kalk Bay is an absolute must if you drive around the area. The service is good, the people are friendly and the views are spectacular.

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Thank Happyjohnny
Muizenberg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

I live near to St James and Kalk Bay and love to walk and run twice a week from Muizenberg up to Kalk Bay and back...it is the most beautiful area to walk and get fit as well. It has Jacobs Ladder with over 100 steps up to Boyes Drive and with a view of the whole bay. It is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We parked at the Putt-Putt, which is the closest to the colourful beach houses. It is so nice to see people enjoying the beach area for volleyball, surfing, jogging, walking their dogs, etc.

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Thank Dirmu G
Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We do the walk from Muizenberg to Kalk Bay often and always stop for a swim or to take another set of photographs. There is a great tidal swimming pool so it is very popular for families with children. If you are looking at spending the day at St James make sure you get there early.

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Thank SandyC30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Great for kids, one of those off the mountain, beach gigs where you are walking along the main road and a few steps sideways you find yourself off the track on one of Cape Towns greatest beaches.

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Thank Doug K
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Whether you want to buy a freshly caught fish, catch one or just take a walk along the harbour wall, Kalk Bay Harbour is just the place. Situated between Muizenberg and Fishhoek, Kalk Bay is a picturesque location, has some excellent photographic opportunities such as colourful fishing boats, fresh fish market and the occasional curious seal. A fun place with... More 

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