Destinations Clifton


About the area

The upmarket Cape Town suburb called Clifton is a paradise of secluded beaches between granite boulders. It lies between Sea Point and Camps Bay, two of Cape Town’s most renowned locations, and is only ten minutes away from the city centre, making it an ideal place to visit. Clifton has a reputation for being the gathering place of the trendy and glamorous. You’ll soon see why as you walk along its 4 immaculate beaches of white sands and glistening waters, paired with an incredible fynbos-mountain backdrop.


Go to the popular Clifton 4th to experience a Blue Flag beach paradise.
Visit the neighbouring Camps Bay district for a lively bar and restaurant scene.
Set sail from the V&A Waterfront and head up to Clifton for beautiful, unobstructed scenery.
Relax and listen to the waves while getting a professional massage on the beach.
Try paddleboarding on the crystal-clear waters of a beautiful coastline sheltered from the wind.
Climb the nearby Lion’s Head for stunning views of the Clifton suburb from above.

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