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Grotto Beach

Grotto Street, Hermanus, Overstrand, South Africa
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One of the best beaches ever visted

This is one of the most beautiful beaches I have ever visited. With the mountains as a backdrop... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lauren H
,
Pretoria
Best beach in town.

A blue flag beach in town and it does its proud reputation good. Clean beach with nice white sands... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
Tiaan R
,
Hermanus, South Africa
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“blue flag beach” (71 reviews)
“white sand” (21 reviews)
“life guards” (30 reviews)
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Grotto Street, Hermanus, Overstrand, South Africa
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"blue flag beach"
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"white sand"
in 21 reviews
"life guards"
in 30 reviews
"great beach"
in 36 reviews
"long walk"
in 21 reviews
"sushi"
in 14 reviews
"clean beach"
in 18 reviews
"miles and miles"
in 13 reviews
"beach bar"
in 12 reviews
"lots of parking"
in 9 reviews
"on duty"
in 21 reviews
"long beach"
in 12 reviews
"clean toilets"
in 12 reviews
"great restaurant"
in 7 reviews
"ablution facilities"
in 7 reviews
"low tide"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the most beautiful beaches I have ever visited. With the mountains as a backdrop and the widest beach I have ever seen makes it outstanding. Walk a little along the soft sand and you will come across a lagoon where people...More

Thank Lauren H
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

A blue flag beach in town and it does its proud reputation good. Clean beach with nice white sands to walk on. Shower facilities also available.

Thank Tiaan R
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

Why are the Cannons facing the city. I was told that the meaning of this is to inform the visitors that people at Hermanus are friendly people which I can testify on that during my visit just this June 2018.

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Reviewed 23 May 2018

Great strip of sand in Hermanus. It can get busy but we went on a hot fall day and there were hardly any people there. Good beer on tap at the cafe.

Thank czechno
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

The Hermanus municipal get a big thumbs up beach is lovely with clean toilets and well planned parking area and drive through

Thank mikeaJ3743LD
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit Hermanus is a picture postcard area and not to be missed. The views over the bay are awesome sadly we were not there during whale season but that didn’t spoil things at all. The town is great to visit with markets,...More

Thank mrba2015
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This is a wonderful beach. We visit from time to time for a sun downer. The beach bar is ideally located and they also serve food. A good place to meet up with chums.

Thank MikeSmith2014
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

What a fabulous beach. It is huge and surrounded by the backdrop of the mountains it gives a really powerful feeling, which makes you so glad to be alive. There were great facilities there but we didn’t use them. Our intention was just to do...More

Thank Lllamaheaven
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

The best beach in Hermanus. I would recommend going here rather than Voelklip beach if you don’t have long in the town. The parking area seemed safe and secure as did the beach with plenty of people about.

Thank T10Tom
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Beautiful Beach that goes on for miles. Great for Swimming. Deck chairs and Umbrellas can be hired. Dutchies restaurant is on the door step and they have an extended section right on the beach. Food is good, great cocktails and beers are cold. Parking is...More

Thank 619jedb
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AntDesi
28 September 2017|
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Response from Alanmaker | Reviewed this property |
It is extraordinarily busy, but always worth a visit. If you are happy to walk a bit, it is a superb beach
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