6 Great stays on the water in Eastern Cape

Last updated: Sep 29, 2017

Looking for some awesome places on the water to cool down? In this article we bring you 6 places near rivers, oceans and lakes that are perfect for an aquatic getaway. .

Grande Vista Guesthouse - Gonubie, From R600 per person

Grande Vista is an elegant Tuscan villa overlooking the Gonubie River. Huge palms in beautiful garden where guests are free to laze at the pool or use the lapa for an enjoyable braai / campfire. With Gonubie Beach only a stone’s throw away and bordering the magnificent Wild Coast makes this an ideal holiday destination as well as great overnight venue for business travellers.

Grande Vista Guesthouse

Place On The River - Port Alfred, From R245 per person

Place on the River is located along the Kowie River. With easy access to the river and their private jetty – the facility offers guests a variety of riverside pursuits including fishing, pumping for mud prawns and boating. Guests have unlimited use of a fibre glass dinghy, with electric trolling motor. Included, is a complimentary boat cruise - either up river or through the Marina canals.

Place On The River

Umngazi River Bungalows & Spa - Port St Johns, From R1145 per person

Discover the magic of the Wild Coast. Discover indigenous forests and the rugged coastline. Discover breath taking scenery, crystal blue waters and idyllic beaches. Discover a sanctuary with a unique history. The bungalows are comfortable & have been tastefully decorated; these are categorized into six different categories - Garden, River, Sea, Emlonyeni and Honeymoon & Ntabeni. The Sea, River & Garden bungalows are child friendly. The Honeymoon, Emlonyeni & Ntabeni bungalows are exclusively for adults.

Umngazi River Bungalows & Spa

Portofino Guest House - Port Alfred, From R700 per unit

Portofino Guest House is positioned overlooking the Royal Alfred Marina and the bustling small boat harbour. With breath-taking ocean views from our deck you can sit back and relax in the warm atmosphere of this comfortable Guest House. You may enjoy Port Alfred's sunny weather from the outdoor pool set in tranquil gardens. The hotel has ample safe and secure parking on site.

Portofino Guest House

Cape St Francis Resort - Cape St Francis, From R786 per person

Discover this unique and exclusive paradise on the South African Southern Coast which draws holiday makers from all over the world to enjoy the glorious beaches lapped by the warm Indian Ocean, excellent water-sport facilities, a leisurely lifestyle and the magical beauty of its unspoilt surroundings.

Cape St Francis Resort

On the Beach Guesthouse - Jeffreys Bay, From R740 per person

On The Beach Boutique Guesthouse and Suites in Jeffreys Bay offers a relaxed and refined atmosphere in which to enjoy the spectacular setting right on the beach. The classic design, elegant décor and harmonious ambience, combined with incredible views from most rooms, as well as the upstairs lounge, bar and outdoor verandahs, relaxes and rejuvenates and is ideal for business, pleasure - or both. On the beach Guesthouse offers free use of their beach chairs, umbrellas and towels to guests.

On the Beach Guesthouse