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Langebaan Beaches

Mother Nature has blessed Langebaan with the best beaches on the West Coast.  From family-friendly, to hidden gems that offers exclusivity,  Langebaan has them all. The safe and flat waters of the lagoon, the miles of white beaches, create not only a watersport paradise, but for all sun and adventure seekers, the perfect getaway. Each one has its own character, so make your choice and EXPLORE!



Langebaan beach beauty
Klein Oostewal /Shark bay Beach

As the most southern beach, it got its nickname from the sand-sharks. It is very popular with the locals and the best spot for kitesurfing training as the south easterly winds blows you back to shore. There is no sea current and than therefor very safe to swim. It has public toilets, showers and restaurant with the best roof views. Parking is limited, so get there early to enjoy this family-friendly beach.

swimming allowed on this beach
public toilets available
public parking available
This sign indicates that kite surfing is allowed
This sign indicates that there are restaurants available at this beach
public beach showers available
Main Beach  

This is the longest and official main beach, right off the CBD, stretching from Park board Offices to sand bags. it has a special designated swimming area, kite and windsurf area. It is perfect for sunset walks. It has public toilet in Bree street, parking in Bree and Dwars street. Can become overcrowded and there is no protection from the strong southern winds. It has lots of restaurants close by and favorite place to celebrate new Year, with hundreds of others.

swimming allowed
public toilets available
public parking available
Wind and kite surfing allowed
Restaurant close to beach
public beach shower available

This very narrow beach runs from Yacht club to Park Board Offices. It edges on old beach front houses and more being used by  homeowners to moar their boats in season and park their hobie cats and rubber ducks. Extremely limited parking. Beach access only by Uitsig street and Marine drive. perfect if you have very small ones under constant supervision. No toilets, no restaurants. 

swimming allowed
Main Beach 2

This section of the main beach is reclaimed back from the sea as it was previously washed away. It now creates a protected little bay, and is very popular with windsurfers to launch from. It runs from the sandbags to the public parking area. Lots of well known restaurants service this area and it has public toilets.

swimming allowed
public toilets available
public parking available
Kie and windsurfing allowed
Restaurant close by
Strandloper  Beach

This section of the beach is very small and named after famous restaurant that is situated here. Parking is limited and no public toilets. It is the traditional swimming area for the Sea View Park residents . It has a lot of rock outcrops which forms a natural tidal pool with high tide. Can become overcrowded.

swimming allowed
public parking available
Leentjiesklip 1 Beach

This beach stretches parallel to the Leentjiesklip Caravan Park and the Cove development.  It only has access by the Caravan Park and  mostly used by the campers. This area is extremely sensitive to sea erosion and therefore no walking on dunes allowed. No public toilets or parking.

swimming allowed
Leentjiesklip 2 Beach/ Calypso Beach

This beach  stretches  parallel to the Waterfront- and Calypso Residential Developments. There is no public toilets but  public parking areas are available  at the Waterfront and Calypso entrances. Good swimming conditions ,good wave action, but be aware of sea currents. Less  frequent visitors.

swimming allowed
public parking available
Leentjiesklip 3/ Hobie beach

This beach is very popular and receive its nickname from Hobie - and rubber duck world championships, that took place here. It has a variety of restaurants to choose from, very popular sunset and leisure area. has public toilets and parking available and access is available through Casino entrance. Can become very crowded.

swimming allowed
public toilets available
public parking available
Restaurant at beach
Paradise Beach 

This beach as the most northern beach in town and main access point, is  through Club Mykonos. The only alternative  way is via  Laguna Sands, or by boat. The bay is protected from strong winds and create  the best opportunity for walking miles along the beach or for horse riding. It is very popular for offshore fishing and the locals call it "Spreeuwalle" . No public toilets or public parking, but here you appreciate the raw beauty of the West Coast.. 

swimming allowed
Kraalbaai Beach

The most popular beach with the locals and easy  and free accessible by boat. Perfect for all watersports as it is protected from strong southern winds. Warm water creates perfect swimming conditions for the whole family. Very overcrowded in peak season. By road, travel distance is 37 km, and entrance fee is payable at the Park's gate.Public parking and toilets available and the only beach with braai facilities.  The perfect beach for fun under the West Coast sun.

swimming allowed
public toilets available
public parking avaialble
Churchhaven Beach

This picture perfect beach is the hidden gem on the West Coast. The breathtaking scenery is located in the West Coast National Park and entry fee is payable at Park entrance. Only accessible by road. No public toilets and for the perfect experience, book accommodation to appreciate the sunsets and romantic hide away.

swimming allowed
Beach Rules:

All the beaches in Langebaan are under the authority of the National Parks Board and the following are applicable to all beaches:

no fires allowed on beach
No bikes on beach allowed
No drones allowed
no cars allowed on beach
no fireworks allowed on beach
no sleeping on beach allowed
no drinking allowed on beach
fishing allowed
All dogs must be on leash
All waste in rubbish bin
Dog poop pick up and throw away
Beach Regulations:
  • No Lifeguards on any beaches

  • Some beaches no activities other than swimming allowed in the safe swimming area demarcated by the buoy line.

  • Bait collection and fishing strictly by permit only

  • Kitesurfing and windsurfing only allowed in designated areas indicated by signage.

POLICE 022- 707 5104   SEA RESCUE 082 590 5966

Langebaan lagoon beauty
Access to Langebaan beach
Boat at churchhaven on beach
Long beaches at Langebaan
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