Camps Bay is the most popular Vacation destination in Cape Town. Situated between the Atlantic Ocean and Table Mountain’s Twelve Apostles, Camps Bay provides a central location to enjoy all that Cape Town has to offer. A short drive gets you to the famous Clifton Beaches, Cape Town City Centre, the V&A Waterfront, Table Mountain, Lions Head, and the Hout bay Harbour. Clifton borders Camps Bay to the North, and Llandudno is a short 5 minute drive along Oudekraal to the South.
Many of the Luxury Villas and serviced apartments have spectacular Views of the Atlantic Ocean , Lions Head, and the 12 Apostles Mountain Range, and are a short walk or drive to the World Famous Camps Bay Strip that contains many World class gourmet restaurants, nightclubs, and of course the Palm tree lined White sands on Camps Bay beach.
Camps Bay is the premier tourist destination in Cape Town, South Africa, and is magnificently located on the Atlantic Ocean, at the foot of the Twelve Apostles mountain range and adjacent to Table Mountain.
It has a village feel, offering a convenient location only 15 minutes’ drive to the city centre, 20 minutes from the V&A Waterfront, 30 minutes from the airport, 40 minutes from the Cape Winelands and 60 minutes from Cape Point.
Camps Bay draws crowds to its namesake beach, known for its fine white sand, natural rock swimming pool and views of the Twelve Apostles mountains. Behind the beach, posh seafood restaurants, mellow cafes and cocktail bars with patios overlooking the promenade. Nearby, Promenade Mall has boutiques selling fashion and beachwear, while the intimate Theatre on the Bay stages drama, musicals and comedy.
Camps Bay beach is Cape Town’s answer to St Tropez and one of the many Camps Bay attractions. It offers spectacular views of Lion’s Head and the Twelve Apostles and its fine white sand are packed with beautiful people, especially over weekends and during holidays. Camps Bay’s long stretch of beach is perfect for sunbathing and its open flatness means that team activities like Frisbee and the more active visitors can also enjoy social beach volleyball.
The sea is, due to Camps Bay’s protected position in the bay, quite calm and good for swimming. At the southern end, you will find a tidal pool. The northern part is great for surfing. There is a stretch of lawn in front of the beach where picnics are often enjoyed. Camps Bay beach is safe, clean and family friendly.