Keen for a dip? Where to take your next swim according to local Instagrammers

2018-11-28 13:55 - Marisa Crous
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Summer is here, and refreshment is key. 

Some of us find it via ice cold drinks. Others opt for air-con. 

But there is nothing like submerging yourself in water. 

Whether it's in a tidal pool, an indoor swimming pool overlooking a valley or a hidden and unnamed beach close to Camps Bay, here's where local Instagrammers are wetting their toes: 

PICS: Cape tidal pools open after R6m revamp, in time for summer 


There is no place like Mozam. From Xai-Xai to Bazaruto, there are beautiful swimming spots aplenty. 

READ: This is Cape Town's most Instagrammed beach  

We want to dive right into these refreshing waters...

St.Lucia, KZN

Unspoiled nature at its best. 

No name beach, close to Beta and Bakoven Beach, Cape Town

You almost miss this little bay on your way to Camps Bay from Bakoven side, but be sure to check it out next time you're in the area. This is ideal for those who dislike crowds. 


Or go the 'jacuzzi' route and opt for a dip in a hot spring. 


Who wouldn't want to be swimming in an indoor pool overlooking the Sacred Valley of the Incas in Peru? 


A float in the salty Dead Sea which borders Israel, the West Bank and Jordan? Yes please! 

Bora Bora

A lot of people dream of holidaying on this South Pacific island northwest of Tahiti in French Polynesia. We can see why...

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