Port Alfred Accommodation

Take a drive from Port Elizabeth heading north east along the coast and you will soon find yourself in Port Alfred, a small town in the Eastern Cape. It lies almost exactly half way between Port Elizabeth and East London, both larger cities lying on the East Coast of South Africa. Port Alfred is said to be the heart of the Sunshine Coast, and taking that name in its most literal sense, it stands to reason that there is rarely a grey day when you are staying in Port Alfred accommodation.

The Sunshine Coasts earns it name from being the region of South Africa receiving the most sunshine hours in the country. Port Alfred forms part of a quartet of towns dotted along this section of coast which also include Alexandria, Kenton-on-Sea and Bathurst, home of the 'giant pineapple'.

Apart from a pleasant climate, which includes summer rainfall and mild temperatures, the Port Alfred locals are also an extraordinarily friendly bunch who won't hold back on extolling the virtues of this little town (which include the harbour and marina) and all there is to do there.

In 1859, William Cock made South African history by blocking off the Kowie River mouth, and canalising parts of it, creating the 1st man-made harbour in the country. Today the small harbour houses a number of small boats and the Port Alfred Marina is a major focal point of the town. Apart from being unique in that every property on the marina has water frontage and a private jetty, there are also some fun marina-based activities on offer.

For a relaxing jaunt, take a boat cruise around the marina, and if you are a more active sort of person, you can also hire a canoe or water pedalo and paddle or peddle your away around the water ways. Another draw card is that there are plenty of malaria-free game reserves nearby.

Port Alfred may be small, but it has good infrastructure. Those looking for accommodation in Port Alfred will find myriad options from luxury hotels to homely self-catering cottages. There are also modern shopping centres, a golf course and a variety of good restaurants.

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Sea Valley Villa
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SEA VALLEY VILLA , Accommodation - Port Alfred ---------- a spacious, attractive, modern Self Catering Villa. Set in pretty Gardens - within easy SIGHT, SOUND and reach of the lovely, unspoilt... Read More

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Birah is situated 100 km from East London and 50 km from Port Alfred on an exquisite and one of the most unspoilt sections of the SA coastline. If you want to just chill and get away from it all, Bira... Read More

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The Beach House is situated half way between Port Elizabeth and East London. Situated on Port Alfred's beach front, it offers a luxurious and stylish bed and breakfast experience in exceptional comfor... Read More

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Port o Call is a lovingly old restored homestead situated on the West Bank of Port Alfred. Come and enjoy our personalized attention and warm hospitality. Experience a holiday of relaxation and revit... Read More

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Nestled under the trees is Wiltshire Rondavel set in park like gardens on a privately owned property. There is an en-suite bathroom consisting of shower, toilet and basin. There is 1 double bed, fan,... Read More

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A Villa de Mer is situated on the beachfront in Port Alfred, South Africa and is in a class of it's own. Established in 1996, this modern, Mediterranean style Guest house has been awarded four stars ... Read More

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The Lookout Guest House is situated high on a hill overlooking the picturesque town of Port Alfred, the Indian Ocean, the Kowie River and the Royal Alfred Marina. Situated on the R72 midway betwee... Read More

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Portofino Guest House is positioned overlooking the Royal Alfred Marina and the bustling small boat harbour. With breathtaking views from our deck you can sit back and relax in the warm atmosphere of ... Read More

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The Royal St Andrews Hotel, Conference Centre & Spa continues to honour a reputation of traditional hospitality dating back to 1924.The beautifully restored original building is home to the iconic Hig... Read More

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We offer a furnished, self-catering duplex for rent in a secure complex in Port Alfred, within minutes' drive of Kelly's beach. There are two double rooms upstairs, one with a queen-size bed and the s... Read More

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Port Alfred Reviews

Port Alfred
Neat and clean
- H.P.A Britz

Port Alfred
The place is beautifully nestled in with quick access to the beach. The atmosphere is relaxed - a crucial ingredient for a get away.
- K Gounden

Port Alfred
Good
- Cecilia Calitz

Port Alfred
Beautiful and everything is close to each other
- Zipho Matutu

Port Alfred
Everyone should visit Port Alfred, especially if you are within close reach, it's a beautiful place and there is so much to do.
- Melanie Appollis