Fishermans Cave is located in the town of Port St Johns, along the Wild Coast is untamed territory at its best. Entangled forests and deep gorges meet mangrove swamps and the crashing waves of the Indian Ocean.
This self-catering unit comprises 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. The bathroom is fitted with 2 showers, 1 toilet, and 2 basins. Both bedrooms have a bunk bed and a tri-bunk bed.
The living space has a lounge area and a kitchen. The lounge area has comfortable seating and the kitchen is equipped with a stove, an oven, a fridge-freezer, crockery, and cutlery. Outside there are braai facilities avaible.
The property is across the road from the beach that is ideal for fishing. Attractions include the Military Base of the former Transkei Military, Wild Coast Museum, the Port St Johns Golf Club, and the Cape Hermes and M’bashe Lighthouses. Other activities include canoeing, horse riding, golfing, fishing, quad biking, and dolphin and whale spotting. Deep-sea fishing, hiking tours and outings can be arranged. There are also challenging 4×4 routes.
The unit is pet friendly and there is a fishing shop on site making it suitable for fishing groups.
Gigis Hole in Wall offers rustic accommodation, and is situated in the rustic and rural village of Hole in the Wall; a natural phenomenon to be seen by all who visit.
Accommodation at Gigis Hole in Wall consists of 3, 4-sleeper self-catering rondavels each with their own balconies; 1, 8-sleeper brick self-catering house with a separate patio; 1, 2-bedroom en-suite backpacker unit, and 1 Wooden House. Each self-catering unit has a kitchen that contains a fridge, a microwave, and an oven with a stove.
Gigis also features its own restaurant and pub, where an á la carte menu, including a few sea delicacies that are served. Secure parking is available for vehicles. The beach and the Hole in the Wall is also within walking distance from Gigis.
Lala Phantsi offers self-catering accommodation on the owners’ property and it is situated in Chintsa, a quaint seaside village located 35 km from East London. The picturesque town offers a tranquil retreat surrounded by lush forests, sandy beaches with excellent swimming conditions, and a stunning lagoon.
This accommodation can sleep up to 12 guests at a time and it is ideally suited for a family or group of friends. It comprises the 1-bedroom main apartment, located on the ground floor of the owners’ home, and 3 rooms in separate units outside the apartment. The bedroom in the main apartment and 1 of the outside bedrooms contain a double bed while the other 2 units each have a double bed and a bunk bed. Each of the bedrooms has an en-suite bathroom fitted with a shower.
The fully equipped kitchen is located in the main apartment and has a fridge-freezer, stove, oven, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, and tumble-dryer. Additional facilities include a braai area, a TV with DStv, a private entrance, and parking behind an electric gate. The unit has its own alarm system.
Visitors to Chintsa can enjoy activities such as swimming, surfing, hiking, visits to nearby game reserves, fishing, horseback riding, golf, or cycling. There are also various restaurants to choose from.
Situated in Cintsa, Elsa’s is a lovely holiday house for up to 6 people.
The house comprises 3 bedrooms that share bathroom facilities. The 1 room contains a king-size bed, while the second contains a queen-size bed. The third room contains 2 single beds. A bath and a shower are available, and for convenience, towels are provided.
The kitchen is equipped with a fridge, a microwave, a stove and oven, as well as tea-and-coffee-making facilities, and meals can be enjoyed at the dining table.
The lounge is equipped with a TV with DStv, and opens onto a balcony with a portable braai area.
The property is fenced, and parking is available. Pets are welcome with prior arrangement. The fenced garden is safe for pets, but not suited to leave pets there for long periods of time.
Elsa’s is located 300 m from a few shops and 500 m from the beach. Cintsa offers guests a lovely beach for swimming, surfing, fishing and walking. Guests can also go horse-back riding or visit the Emerald Vale Brewery.
Ferry Point Cottages is located in the coastal town of Port St Johns, along the untamed Wild Coast. Entangled forests and deep gorges meet mangrove swamps and the crashing waves of the Indian Ocean. Sandwiched between the Mount Thesiger and Mount Sullivan, Port St Johns is popular amongst nature lovers and backpackers for its endless hiking trails, Xhosa culture, and dramatic scenery.
The establishment overlooks Long Beach and the great Umzimvubu River Mouth and offers rustic but comfortable self-catering cottages. The cottages can accommodate between 6 and 7 guests per unit. The units offer comfortable beds and are serviced daily.
Surrounded by virgin forests and an unadulterated African landscape of mountains, river and ocean views, this well-maintained property consists of 3 adjoining houses and functions both as a guest house and self-catering establishment. Umzimvubu Retreat provides true South African hospitality combined with a homely atmosphere in which guests are treated as friends. Umzimvubu Retreat has been beautifully restored and the woodwork finish extends a subtle charm to the warm atmosphere.
The guestrooms are spotlessly clean and comfortably equipped. All rooms have TVs with selected DStv channels, tea- and coffee-making facilities
Amapondo Backpacker Lodge is nestled in lush coastal forest and overlooks a river valley leading towards Second Beach in Port St. Johns. Amapondo offers comfortable accommodation situated within close proximity to the beach, as well as a vibey bar and restaurant.
Accommodation is offered in dormitories, double rooms, triple or quad rooms, and self-catering cottages. The location is an ideal base for those wishing to explore the Wild Coast. The Pondolicious bar and restaurant serves fresh and tasty food, as well as ice cold beer, and plays host to fantastic parties. The bar area has a pool table, and a poker table, where guests can en
Yellowwood Forest Backpackers, Camping and Accommodation welcomes nature-loving travelers, families and groups. Enjoy a warm Wildcoast welcome 1.5 km from the beach with easy access to forest trails. The camp site, self-catering dorms, rustic cabins, bush camp, loft and family units cater for all budgets and travelling styles. A unique eco-spirited retreat, owner run since 1999 and renowned for its warm hospitality.
The tea garden restaurant, pizzeria, and bar serves great food, coffee, and wood-fired pizza. All 3 are open on a daily basis. There is also a gift shop with DStv and Wi-Fi. Every Saturday is market day. Stock up on farm…
The Mitford Hotel lies just one hour’s drive away from East London and is tucked away in it’s own little corner of paradise and sandwiched between a majestic cliff and panoramic sea views.
The establishment comprises several self-catering suites, most of which are sea-facing and each with a private deck to enjoy the beautiful sea views. The bathrooms are equipped with both baths and showers.
Our fully-stocked and homely bar is a meeting place for Tourists and locals alike. Whether relaxing in your room, or partaking of the delicious and much sought-after fare of our Restaurant, or even sitting on our ‘Observation deck’, you can watch the waves tickle and tease the rocks along the shore.
Swell Eco Lodge offers self-catering or catered (on-request) accommodation, ideal for couples, groups and families. Set within the rolling hills of Mngcibe, the north side of the Mdumbi River. A perfect getaway spot for those looking for accommodation away from the city life.
The lodge comprises 2 sea view rondavels, 6 sea view duplex units and a luxury family/honeymoon rondavel. The traditional Rondavel structures blend into its beautiful surroundings and the interiors are modern, calming and artistic.
Freedom O’ Clock Backpackers Retreat is located in a small Pondo village, near the mouth of the Mdumbi river on the Hluleka side of the river in Mngcibe. This uncommercialised Wild Coast accommodation offers a uniquely different getaway experience. The views and access to the beach and river make this laid back place to visit and is ideal for the nature lover and outdoor enthusiast who don’t mind roughing it a bit here and there.
Accommodation is offered in rustic, yet clean and comfortable rooms. The kitchen is communal and makes for social evenings.
Seaview Cottage is a thatched, 2-bedroom cottage situated in rural Matokazini in the Transkei, approximately 5 km from Coffee Bay. Seaview Cottage offers a relaxing getaway from the western world, where guests can enjoy each other’s company around the braai area taking in the beautiful sunsets and the peaceful atmosphere, while enjoying beautiful views of unspoiled land.
Although not on the beach, the cottage offers lovely views of the Mthatha River and the Indian Ocean. The cottage can accommodate up to 8 guests and comprises 2 bedrooms, a bathroom with a shower, toilet and hand basin, and a kitchen and dining area.
Fish Eagle Cottage is located in the peaceful coastal town of Chinsta and is a popular holiday destination for families. The house is approximately 1.5 km from the beach and just down the road from local shops and restaurants.
The house comprises 4 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 8 guests at a time. The main bedroom has a double bed and an en-suite bathroom. The second and third bedrooms each have a double bed and the fourth bedoom has 2 single beds. Linen is supplied but guests are required to bring their own beach and bath towels.
Moeggeploeg offers comfortable, excellent value-for-money, self-catering accommodation in the beautiful seaside village of Chintsa East, approximately 35 km north of East London. Moeggeploeg is situated within easy walking distance of the beach, Chintsa East Church and is a 5 minute drive from the C Club. This makes is an ideal destination for those attending weddings or music events in the village, as well as for those just wanting to kick back and relax.
For golfers, a ten minute drive will get you to Olivewood Golf Course; and for game viewers, Inkwenkwezi Game Reserve is a similar short drive away.
Situated along the Wild Coast Region of the Eastern Cape, Lone Tree Guest Farm is an oasis in the relatively untouched village of Chintsa. It is perfect for small groups looking for a self-catering retreat away from the city.
Nestled virtually on the beach in a small magnificent bay between great towering cliffs and the sparkling Indian Ocean, the Ocean View Hotel is the Wild Coast coastal-country hotel which has earned the highly recommended accolades from the AA Travel Guides.