16 Mile Beach (16 Mile Beach Yzerfontein,Sixteen Mile Beach,Yzerfontein Beach)

South Africa, Western Cape, Swartland

16 Mile Beach - South Africa, Western Cape, Swartland
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16 Mile Beach is a picturesque beach located in Swartland Local Municipality, South Africa. The beach stretches for 16 miles and boasts soft golden sand that extends for miles along the coastline


Amenities at the beach include bathroom access, picnic areas, and designated fire pits. Visitors are advised to take precautions while swimming as there are no lifeguards on duty.. .


The beach is perfect for swimming, sunbathing, kite-surfing, and fishing


There is a parking lot available at 16 Mile Beach, and parking is free of charge. However, visitors are advised to arrive early, especially during peak season, as parking can become limited.

Fun Fact

Fun fact: 16 Mile Beach is a popular spot for beachcombing, and visitors often come to the beach to collect shells, driftwood, and other interesting items washed up on the shore.


Attractions near 16 Mile Beach include the West Coast National Park, where visitors can see a variety of wildlife, including eland, bontebok, and over 200 bird species. Visitors can also enjoy hiking and exploring the stunning landscape of the West Coast.


There are a few nearby restaurants where visitors can enjoy delicious seafood, including The Blue Bay Lodge, which offers a menu featuring fresh seafood caught daily by local fishermen. The Strandkombuis restaurant, situated on the beach, offers a unique dining experience, with breathtaking views of the coastline.


There are a few nearby hotels to choose from, including the Blue Bay Lodge, which is located a short distance from the beach and offers comfortable rooms and suites with ocean views. The Darling Lodge Guest House is another option, offering a tranquil and peaceful setting, and is located approximately 20 miles from the beach.


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Sandee Rating: 82/100

16 Mile Beach does not have dedicated parking but has street parking near the entrance.

No, 16 Mile Beach does not have lifeguards monitoring the beach – please be careful when swimming on this beach.

16 Mile Beach is not family-friendly and does not have restrooms, lifeguards, and nearby food.

16 Mile Beach boasts excellent swimming conditions, attracting swimmers of all skill levels with its gentle waves and clear waters.

Restrooms are conveniently available on or adjacent to the beach at 16 Mile Beach.

No, 16 Mile Beach maintains a family-friendly atmosphere and does not allow nude bathing.

16 Mile Beach has multiple food options near or on the beach, including restaurants and beach vendors.

16 Mile Beach is renowned for its vibrant beach scene, offering various activities for everyone to enjoy Fishing, Hiking, Surfing.

16 Mile Beach does not have accommodations for people with disabilities.

16 Mile Beach is not dog-friendly.

Yes, surfing is an activity that is frequently enjoyed at 16 Mile Beach.