Alkantstrand Beach lives up to its Blue Flag status with its beautiful and clean surroundings. The beach is open all year round and is perfect for surfing, swimming and other water sports. However, if you’re not up for that, the beach is perfect to just relax and unwind. The beach offers a restaurant, an ablution block, and a shady picnic area. There are some barbecue sites dotted round the beach as well. Alkantstrand Beach is the most chimerical place to spend the day with family and friends and is the place to visit while in Richards Bay.