Camps Bay in Cape Town

5 Quick facts about Camps Bay in Cape Town

Camps Bay in Cape Town
Camps Bay in Cape Town

1. White Sandy beaches

The biggest attraction in Camps Bay is the white sandy beach which is edged with tropical palm trees. Whether you prefer to laze in the sun, take a dip in the chilly but refreshing Atlantic Ocean or simply relax with a beach picnic and perhaps a book, you are sure to find just the right beach. Two favourite activities are sunbathing and enjoying cocktails while the sun sets.

2. Proximity to Cape Town city centre

Camps Bay is in proximity to the Cape Town city centre. Less than 20 minutes from the City Centre puts you in easy reach of other nearby hotspots, including the world-renowned V&A Waterfront.

Camps Bay in Cape Town
The beaches at Camps Bay are always packed during the summer holidays.

3. Cafe culture

Victoria Road is always abuzz with activity. Along the road, there are plenty of cute little cafes and coffee shops, with outdoor seating that faces the beach. There are also ice cream shops and takeaway cafes for grabbing a bite to eat after a long, hard day at the beach. You can also grab an ice-cream on the go if you don’t want to sit down.

Camps Bay in Cape Town
Mountain backdrop if Camps Bay in Cape Town

4. The beautiful mountain backdrop

This part of the city is known for its properties that sit on the foothills of the scenic Twelve Apostles range, which forms part of Table Mountain. Wild flowers and natural vegetation provides even more scenic beauty to an already magnificent area, while also adding plenty to the photographic appeal of this picturesque suburb.

Camps Bay in Cape Town
One of the many beaches of Camps Bay in Cape Town

5. The epic sunsets

Much has been said about Camps Bay’s sunsets, of which there are too many to count. Each and every evening, the sun goes down over the azure waters of the ocean to dramatic effect. Once the sun sets over the ocean, Camps Bay transforms into a stylish destination that attracts a diversity of admirers in search of a good cocktail.

What is your favourite thing about Camps Bay?


16 thoughts on “5 Quick facts about Camps Bay in Cape Town

  1. My favourite thing about Camps Bay is driving through away from all those posers! We did once manage to find parking and have a lovely coffee overlooking the beach, but the Atlantic is far too cold for my liking. 🙂

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