5 Tidal pools to cool off in the Cape Town heatwave.
5 Tidal pools to cool off in the Cape Town heatwave.

5 Tidal pools to cool off in during the Cape Town heatwave

By Sarene Kloren Time of article published Oct 25, 2018

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False Bay 

St James

Located right next to the railway station, with the iconic multi-coloured bathing boxes, the water is warm, clear and safe. The views across False Bay are sublime, and the surrounding suburbs have several dining options if you need to take a break from the beach. Beware, finding parking can be tricky over the weekend, so get there early.

Main Road, St James

Telephone:

021 788 1929 / 021 788 3654 / 021 788 3655 / 021 788 7881

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#StJamesBeach Like no other This unique beach boasts an amazing tidal pool overlooked by the famous colourful bathing houses. Any photographers dream 😍

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South Peninsula:

Soetwater

Located just off Lighthouse Road at the end of Kommetjie, you will find two beautiful tidal pools. With great facilities, including braai, picnic spot and toilets, this is a great place to spend the day.

Lighthouse Road, Kommetjie

Telephone:

021 788 1929 / 021 788 3654 / 021 788 3655 / 021 788 7881

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What a kief evening at Soetwater campsite. Thanks to all our friends for doing their thing. #soetwater #kommetjie #southpeninsula #sunset #capetown

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Atlantic Seaboard:

Saunders’ Rock Tidal Pool

Saunders’ Rock is a popular spot over summer weekends. Located between Bantry Bay and Sea Point it's pretty hard to beat and is sheltered from the wind most of the time.

Sea Point Promenade, Beach Road, Sea Point

Telephone:

021 788 1929 / 021 788 3654 / 021 788 3655 / 021 788 7881

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Lazy Sunday #saundersrock #tidalpool #capetown #getoutside

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Gordons Bay:

Sparks Tidal Pool

Past the little coastal town of Gordon’s Bay, is the sublime Sparks Tidal Pool. Visitors can use the facilities at the adjacent Spark’s Bay Day Camp. It is one of the largest tidal pools on the coastline, making for superb swimming conditions.

Clarence Drive, R44, Gordon’s Bay

Telephone:

021 444 7640

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#sparkstidalpool #gb #CapeTown

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West Coast:

Silverstroom

Head up the R27 West Coast road past Bloubergstrand to Silverstroom resort. There are various facilities, a long stretch of unspoilt coastline and a large tidal pool perfect for cooling off on a hot day.

Silverstroom Resort, off Westcoast Road, Silverstroom

Telephone:

021 444 0421

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