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The Spinning Reel Beach Cottages & B+B
R160 to R535
per person sharing
Location: Port Alfred (Eastern Cape)
Type: Self Catering (12 rooms/units)
Child Policy: Children are charged as adults.
Check in/out: 2:00 PM (in)   10:00 AM (out)
Reviews: (36 customer reviews)
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Beach front beach cottages, Chalets and B+B rooms. All with sea views and privately set in a quiet, peaceful, natural surroundings.

All of our beach cottages have sea views and are are comfortably but simply decorated and positioned in private, natural settings. The cottages are fully equipped and include bedding, but not towels. Each has its own braai area.

Our Bed & Breakfast rooms have fantastic sea views and have luxury finishes, en-suite bathrooms and private entrances.

Alternatively, opt for our super Chalets - providing more luxurious accommodation than the beach cottages. One log chalet has two bedrooms and a loft area and 2 bathrooms the other log chalet and the vermont chalet have 3 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms . All are fully equipped with TV (Dstv if you bring your own card) and microwave and offer spectacular sea views.

Walk straight onto the beach - no roads to cross. You will feel comfortable and relaxed in this great secure environment.

Please bring with you (self catering only):
Beach, bath and kitchen towels, washing up liquid, toiletries (soap & toilet paper), matches (for gas stove in beach cottages), waterproof sheets for children, cot bedding, table linen and a torch.

We are situated +- 3km from the Kowie River mouth and the centre of Port Alfred. We have the wonderful Royal Port Alfred Golf Course nearby. In the surrounding areas boat hire, deep sea fishing, scuba diving, hiking, horse riding, shopping facilities and many restaurants can be offered. We are in the heart of the Sunshine Coast and Settler Country with Grahamstown, Bathurst, Kenton-on-Sea and Kleinemond nearby. There are also malaria free game parks-Addo Elephant Park, Kariega, Pumba, Kwandwe, Sibuya, Kichaka, Shamwari and Lalibela.

Room info & pricing please note that low season rates are shown in brackets

B+B (1 room)
Max guests: 2 guests
Beds: 2 beds, main is Single
Bathroom: Ensuite Bathroom (Bath and Shower)
Double: R225 to R390

Description: Fantastic sea view with own entrance
B+B2 (1 room)
Max guests: 2 guests
Bed: Double bed
Bathroom: Ensuite Bathroom (Shower only)
Double: R225 to R390

Description: Fantastic sea view. Own entrance.
Beach Cottages (7 rooms)
Max guests: 6 guests
Bed: Double bed
Bathroom: Private Bathroom
Double: R160 to R345
Extra: R45 to R90

Description: Self catering beach cottages. All with sea views. The beach Cottages have 2 bedrooms, a lounge / dining area, bathroom, kitchen and own braai area.
Log Chalets (3 rooms)
Max guests: 6 guests
Beds: 3 beds, main is Double
Bathroom: Private Bathroom
Double: R268 to R535
Extra: R100 to R220

Description: Hand crafted from solid logs or vermont style. 2 bedrooms plus loft area, 2 bathrooms. Can sleep 6 people comfortably. 2nd Chalet has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. New Vermont Chalet has 3 beds and 2 baths.

Map & Directions use controls on map to zoom/pan etc

Address: 10 Freshwater Road
Port Alfred
South Africa
Latitude: -33°36"58.00' (-33.616112)
Longitude: 26°52"41.00' (26.878056)
Directions: Port Alfred is situated on the R72 midway between Port Elizabeth & East London.
The resort is on the west side of Port Alfred on the beach.

Reviews (see all 36 reviews)

(South Africa)    SunelKettles 21 January 2015
The Spinning Reel is ideal for a beach getaway with children - comfortable and right on the beach.

  A relaxing stay
(Germany)   anonymous 28 December 2014
We enjoyed our stay very much, the owner was very friendly, his dogs too and the view from our little terrace was first class...the little walk to the beach was worth while!
If we should come back to Port Alfred sometimes we would always stay in spinning reel again!

Attractions & landmarks

Attraction km
Port Alfred Town centre 4
Royal Port Alfred Golf Club 1
Fish River Sun Golf course 30
Beach 0
River 3
Horse Riding 5
Fishing 0
Most sports & shops 4


  • Accreditations
    • Local Tourism Bureau
  • Surroundings
    • At the Beach
  • Languages
    • English
    • Afrikaans
  • Wining & Dining
    • Continental Breakfast served
  • Leisure facilities
    • Bird Watching
    • Braai / Barbecue
    • Fishing
    • Golf
    • Tennis
    • Walking / Hiking
    • Whale Watching
  • Business & conferencing
  • General Facilities
    • Cots available
    • Family friendly
    • Pets permitted by agreement
    • Secure off-street parking
    • Safe available
  • In all rooms
    • Balcony
    • Bar Fridge
    • TV
    • View
    • Bed Linen supplied
    • Microwave
  • In some rooms
    • Hairdryer
    • Radio
    • Tea and Coffee
    • Fully Equipped
    • Towels
    • Oven
    • Freezer

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