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City Sea Point

Sea Point is one of the suburbs of Cape Town and occupies a thin strip of land between Lion's Head / Signal Hill and the Atlantic Ocean, just a few kilometres west of the Central Business District (CBD) of Cape Town. It is a densely populated area along the water flats apartments. The seafront promenade is used by locals and also heavily used by tourists for walking, jogging, rollerblading, etc. At the time of the apartheid Sea Point was an area where only whites were allowed to live, but this changed quickly after the abolition of the apartheid in 1994 and Sea Point is an area of ​​many cultures (including Dutch, German and English who have invested in an apartment).

The coastline is varied and ranges from (basalt) rocks and shells to sand beaches. Ships sailing to Table Bay passed here and in earlier years, many of them stranded on the rocks off the coast.

At the Sea Point Pavilion there is the Sea Point Pool, an outdoor pool overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and Robben Island. There is a large 50 meter pool for those who want to swim laps, 2 shallow pools for children and a deep pool with a diving board. The pool is not heated and is filled with filtered ocean water, and only a small amount of chlorine. Of course there is also room to sit by the water and enjoy the sun and you can buy refreshments at the kiosk or bring a picnic basket. The pool is open all year, in the summer months from October - April 07:00-19:00 and the water temperature varies between 18-24 degrees. In the winter months (May - September) you can swim between 08:30 and 17:00, the water temperature is between 12-15 degrees.

In this district there are a variety of shops, bistros and restaurants, especially in Regent Road, Main Road and Beach Road. There are also guesthouses and lodges in Sea Point.

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