Camps Bay named one of world's best beaches

Cape Town – Camps Bay beach has made the list of top 25 best beaches in the world according to Tripadvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Awards for 2014.  

It was up against some tough competition, but managed to sneak in at the 24th position, beating Radhanagar Beach in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Three other Cape Town beaches were voted among Africa’s best. They include Clifton, Boulder’s and Bloubergstrand. In the rest of the Western Cape, Buffalo Bay in Knysna, Grotto Beach in Hermanus and Brenton-on-Sea in Knysna also made the Africa list.  

CEO of Cape Town Tourism, Enver Duminy, said in a press release: “Cape Town’s beaches offer a real relationship with nature and are very much a part of our everyday lives. Beyond summer sunbathing they are our year-round back yard for walking, exploring, water sports and childhood adventures, and many are perfect look out points for winter whale watching.”



Cape Town also has eight internationally recognised Blue Flag beaches: Bikini beach, Camps Bay, Clifton 4th beach, Llandudno, Mnandi beach, Muizenberg, Silwerstroomstrand and Strandfontein beach.

Here are the top 10 best beaches in the world according to Tripadvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Awards:

1. Baia do Sancho, Fernando de Noronha, Brazil



2. Grace Bay, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos

3. Flamenco Beach, Culebro, Puerto Rico

4. Rabbit Beach, Lampedusa, Islands of Sicily

5. Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday Island

6. Playa de ses Illetes, Formentera, Balearic Islands

7. Anse Lazio, Prasin Island, Seychelles

8. Lanikai Beach, Kailua, Hawaii

9. Rhossili Bay, Swansea, United Kingdom

10. Playa Norte, Isla Mujeres 
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