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Nat Geo: Cape Town beaches second only to Barcelona's This is something Capetonians have known forever, but it's now official. According to National Geographic, Cape Town's beaches are among the best in the world and only come second to those in the Spanish city of Barcelona. The international magazine … Read more on allvoices

Hundreds of parents lose their children on Cape Town beaches The first glorious day of 2015 meant just one thing in Cape Town, South Africa: the beach. About 200,000 people headed for the city's golden strands, 1,100 police were deployed, and by day's end around 500 children had been lost, some as young as 3.…

463 Children Missing From Cape Town Beaches On New Year's Day Reunited … Nearly half of the remaining unclaimed children in Cape Town were reunited with their parents on Friday, after at least 500 got lost on Western Cape beaches on New Year's Day, police told a local newspaper. “A total of 34 children were…

PICS: Patricia de Lille splish-splashes with kids at Cape Town beaches De Lille, along with city officials visited the popular Clifton beach in Cape Town to launch of this year's “I love my beach” campaign, which seeks to keep the city's 83 beaches clean, safe and alcohol-free over the holidays, reports IOL News. De Lille…

Cape Town Closes Three Beaches After Numerous Shark Sightings Cape Town has a history of shark attacks. In April 2012, a 20-year-old body-boarder was killed by a Great White at Koeel Bay, east of the city. In September 2011, a 42-year-old British man lost a leg when he was attacked by a shark while swimming…