A refreshing cocktail (or mocktail) alongside the beach might be exactly what you need to stay cool in this Cape Town heat. From ice-cold strawberry daiquiris to refreshing Mojitos, here are five of the trendiest beach bars to visit in the Mother City:
Cabo Beach Club
If you’re looking to escape the mundane, and embrace a lavish lifestyle experience, Cabo Beach Club is the place to be! Spend the day relaxing on the beach or enjoying a cocktail under the African sky. For a more casual dining option, you can feast like a king or queen by indulging in pizzas, sushi, delectable seafood dishes and more!
- Location: 12 S Arm Road, V&A Waterfront
Cape to Cuba
An absolutely stunning setting that effortlessly replicates the experience of actually being in Cuba. Fabulous decor, different types of seating and an atmosphere that’ll leave you completely mesmerised! Experience the rich history of this gem while sipping on a chilled beverage and enjoying picturesque views.
- Location: 165 Main Road, Kalk Bay
Grand Café & Beach
Situated on the seafront shoreline lies Grand Africa Café & Beach, flaunting the most majestic views of the Atlantic and Robben Island. The free-spirited beach cafe culture offers a relaxing escape while the playful luxury will have you feeling like a million bucks. Cool off with one of their signature cocktails and enjoy a day of unforgettable magic!
- Location: 1 Haul Road, V&A Waterfront, Granger Bay Boulevard
It’s no secret that Camps Bay beach is adored by locals and tourists alike, making it the perfect spot to kick back and beat the Cape Town heat. Café Caprice is a trendy spot for anyone looking to experience out-of-this-world scenery, and the Camps bay promenade offers this and more on a shiny platter.
- Location: 37 Victoria Road, Camps Bay
The Leopard Bar at 12 Apostles
Watch the sun dip beyond the Atlantic Ocean and soak in the best sunset views with a cocktail in hand. The Leopard Bar is perfect for those seeking dramatic pink-and-orange-tinted skies and laid-back vibes. Enjoy some live music, setting the tone for an amazing experience.
- Location: The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, Victoria Road, Oudekraal (Nature Reserve)
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