Port Elizabeth Accommodation
Port Elizabeth accommodation is situated on the south-eastern coast, 763 km east of Cape Town . Known as the "Friendly City", Port Elizabeth offers an outstanding value-for-money holiday base, Port Elizabeth provides a varied assortment of lures as a family-fun holiday destination including scenic nature trails, historic heritage, cultural experiences, terrific wildlife and a myriad of water sport activities. Algoa Bay boasts 40 km of stunning coastline with a picture-perfect combination of warm water, protected beaches and is complemented by Port Elizabeth's delightful climate, which has been regarded as having the fourth best weather of any coastal city in the world. The region is also home to the most varied assortment of vegetation types in South Africa.
The Bay, which is a preferred choice for beach and water sports fanatics, is quickly becoming recognised as South Africa's water sports capital and offers activity throughout the year, particularly wind-surfing and fishing. Algoa Bay is seen as one of the top sailing spots in the world, while scuba diving is world class with stunning reefs, shipwrecks, fish and multi-coloured coral species.
Accommodation in Port Elizabeth is also surrounded by beautiful old buildings and history, with many fascinating sights and experiences to be had. One of the many interesting things to see is the Victorian Feather Market that was built during the ostrich feather boom early 19th century, presided over by a statue of good old Queen Vic herself, a beautiful Victorian library, and a fascinating monument to Prester John - believed to be the only one in the world.
Port Elizabeth is a charming little coastal city with a great deal of fun and interesting things to do, and a vast selection of interesting attractions a stone’s throw away. P.E. is large enough to have everything one would want from a city, yet at the same time, small enough to have the ambience of a quaint and peaceful village.