Along the coast of Cape Peninsula, you’ll find a small town known as the South African surfing birthplace – Muizenberg. Here you will find bustling life with restaurants, surf shops, and several activity operators. But most known in Muizenberg are the colorful houses of the beach. These colorful beach huts have become an iconic part of Cape Town. A visit to the colorful houses at Muizenberg Beach should be on everyone’s Cape Town bucket list.
The beach huts of Muizenberg Beach
The colorful houses on Muizenberg Beach have become one of the most visited sites in Cape Town. They attract travelers and photographers from all over the world who seek a picture of the iconic landmark of Muizenberg. The beach huts in Muizenberg have been titled one of the most Instagram-worthy places in Cape Town.
Along Muizenberg Beach, you will find 4 rows of colorful houses. Two of the rows can be found just opposite of Muizenberg Promenade. This is probably those most people visit as they are standing right in the middle of the beach. However, they are also a bit worn out. The other two rows of colorful beach huts can be found on the other side of the Civic Center – along Beach Road.
Swimming at Muizenberg Beach
While you are visiting the colorful houses of Muizenberg it is also possible to go for a swim at the beach. The 20 kilometers long beach is well-known for its good conditions for swimming. The crowds can therefore be big. However, with such a long beach it is impossible not to find a space to stay for the day.
Surfing at Muizenberg Beach
As mentioned earlier, Muizenberg is known as the birthplace of South African surfing. Especially Surfer’s Corner is a popular place amongst local and international surfers. And if you are not an experienced surfer Muizenberg is the perfect place to learn how to surf. The gentle waves and clean lines make it perfect for everyone – whether you are a beginner or not.