Yasmeen Sewnarain
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12 Oct 2017
4:40 pm

PICS: 10 beautiful Blue Flag beaches in SA

Yasmeen Sewnarain

Summer is on its way, which means it's time to hit the beach.

FILE PIC. The beach in Fish Hoek, by False Bay on the Cape Peninsula in Cape Town, South Africa. Image courtesy Wikimedia Commons (Rotsee)

Blue Flag seasons begins on November 1 and 44 beaches around South Africa will fly the Blue Flag this summer.

28 beaches in the Western Cape, nine in KwaZulu-Natal and seven in the Eastern Cape were awarded the ecolabel.

The Blue Flag is an international annual award given to beaches that meet high environmental standards of excellence.

Here is a list of 10 Blue Flag SA beaches that will leave you in awe (and hopefully provide some inspiration for your next holiday!).

1. Kariega — Eastern Cape

2. Ushaka — KwaZulu-Natal


3. Clifton — Western Cape

4.  Llandudno — Western Cape

5. Hobie — Eastern Cape

6. Hibberdene — KwaZulu-Natal

7.  Camps Bay — Western Cape

Pure blue skies over the favourite place I’ve ever been 💙 🇿🇦

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8. Umzumbe — KwaZulu-Natal

9. Struisbaai — Western Cape

Struisbaai beach … #vacation2016🌴☀️ #sunshine #sohappy #southafrica

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10. Marina Beach – KwaZulu-Natal