South Africa is one of the most diverse and interesting countries in the world. Tourists flock to South Africa for its natural beauty, wildlife and sunshine. South Africa's immensely varied terrain supports a rich diversity of animals, birds, and plant-life and offers an incomparable range of experiences. Whether you're in South Africa on safari or to enjoy the beaches, breathtaking drives, or unspoiled wilderness in Cape Town you soon realize that you are very spoiled by the selection of spectacular, top class beaches. The shape of the Cape coastline and backdrop of the scenic mountains entails that there is always a sheltered beach to enjoy. The warm Indian Ocean and cooler Atlantic Ocean hug the Cape Peninsula meeting at Cape Point. Both Oceans open up onto white sandy beaches which are extremely popular for sunbathing, relaxing and recreational sports. Cape Town beaches range from secluded bays to long, open stretches of sandy beaches; the choice of beach is yours. This Cape Town Beach Guide is a good resource which aims to make you aware of what beaches are out there, the best conditions to enjoy them and all the other essential details that you may need.