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Brenton on Sea

C.R. Swart Rd, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 382 5510
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Wide curving bay with fine sandy beach.

A small community of beautiful homes overlooking the ocean this is the end of the road. The beach... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2016
Shropshire, United Kingdom
Beautiful Beach

Well worth a visit. The drive to get there provides some stunning views across the Knysna lagoon... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2016
Kevin H
Reading, United Kingdom
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Brenton-on-Sea is great for walking and sunbathing and is popular with paragliders. A big rock formation, castle Rock, is a favourite fishing spot for locals. Swimming is dangerous because of rip currents.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“beautiful beach” (47 reviews)
“buffels bay” (16 reviews)
“buffalo bay” (23 reviews)
C.R. Swart Rd, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 382 5510

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Reviewed 12 December 2016

A small community of beautiful homes overlooking the ocean this is the end of the road. The beach is accessed from the headland via a short flight of steps (toilets halfway down) and stretches into the distance. On the day we were there it was...More

Thank laNyonsaise
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Well worth a visit. The drive to get there provides some stunning views across the Knysna lagoon and on the other side of the bay and beach. The beach itself if beautiful and we walked the length of it from Brenton to Buffalo Bay which...More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Relatively new restaurant. Good selection of reasonably priced dishes Spectacular view, especially for sunset

Thank ik1957
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Superb beach and stunning views from the cliffs. Better in the sunshine but still impressive when raining.

Thank Alison C
Reviewed 21 November 2016

A nice day could be spent walking here we didn't have so much time but well worth the detour to see the amasing views.

Thank RichardHNottingham
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Thank You I am writing to express my family’s heartfelt gratitude and all praise to the four women group of Donely, Veroli , Patricia and First Nkwalase, who prepared and served our food during our impromptu visit to the Butterfly Blu Restaurant at Brenton Haven...More

Thank mncwadi
Reviewed 18 November 2016

What a charming, unexpected place! First, you have to park and walk - it's not a long walk around the village and very peaceful. Start at the old Anglican church, wander along the lanes down to the water'd edge and back - thoroughly delightful.

Thank NewMexicoSilverqueen
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Lovely quiet long stretched beach where you can wonder for hours. If you are unable to walk there are lovely benches to sit and enjoy the view. There is ample parking. A lovely formal restaurant and beach café where we had good coffee and scones....More

Thank SaLouise
Reviewed 11 November 2016

A very pretty beach, but a very long walk down. We enjoyed the beauty of the rock formations and the fact there are coves making for a peaceful visit. The beach is not full or busy.It is one of the prettiest beaches we have seen...More

Thank Rose K
Reviewed 8 November 2016

A little off the beaten track but all the better for it. A glorious long sandy beach, ideal for relaxing or walking plus good parking, toilet facilities and a couple of nice restaurants to boot. Brenton on Sea is unspoilt so, whatever you do, don't...More

Thank John N
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