Cape St. Francis Accommodation

Cape St Francis is an inviting seaside village on the western boundary of the Eastern Cape. It lies on the cusp of St Francis Bay and as such offers protected beaches and numerous activities for the sun seeking traveller. Cape St Francis is the eastern gateway to the famous Garden Route, a lush coastal route which is popular with locals and tourists alike for the forests, mountains, beaches and laid back vibe.

The town is small and has a rustic beach feel about it. It lies on a particularly rocky section of the coast, which has a reef stretching 1 kilometre into the ocean. Because of this reef, the Cape St Francis lighthouse was built in 1878 to warn ships of the danger. The lighthouse stands to this day, and at 27,5 metres, it is said to be the tallest mason structure in the Southern Africa.

Activities in Cape St Francis revolve around the outdoors, especially the beach and sea. The beach offers swimmers and sun-tanners hours of diversion, while surfers and body boarders are also well catered for at surf spots like Seal Point. For the curious there are a number of rock pools dotted along the coast which provide an insight into the tidal zone and the critters who live there.

The rocky nature of the coastline means that there are plenty of secluded, protected picnic spots, and it is highly recommended that you witness at least one sunset as the sun dips below the rocks and the horizon.

For a more adventurous experience, there are plenty of nature reserves nearby where you can hike and mountain bike to your heart's content, and many of the Garden Route's famed adrenaline activities are easily accessible too.

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Nautilus Beach House

From R2200* unit

Nautilus is a beautiful beach house for holiday and weekend rental, bordering nature reserve with its own private path to the magnificent Cape St Francis Beach (50m). Nautilus beach house is set up... Read More

Sandown B & B and S/C

From R325 pps

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Dave and Hilary Badger will welcome you to idyllic Cape St Francis, where you can enjoy the unique experience of watching the sun rise, and set over the warm Indian Ocean, from our popular Sunset Rock... Read More


From R450* unit

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Dave and Hilary Badger will welcome you to idyllic Cape St Francis, where you can enjoy the unique experience of watching the sun rise, and set over the warm Indian Ocean, from our popular Sunset Rock... Read More

Robins Rest @ Cape St Francis Estate

From R250 pps

Robins Rest @ Cape st Francis Estate is a 4 bedroom unit , all en-suite and forms part of the Lifestyle Estate in Cape st Francis . The unit is +- 200 m from the beach . The unit does have shaded priv... Read More

Cape St Francis Resort

From R291 pps

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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, excell... Read More

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Cross Winds

From R2700* unit

Immaculate and spacious accommodation. This home has all the comforts of a permanent home and adds in glorious sea views and proximity to the beach. Open plan living room, kitchen and dining space giv... Read More

Surf Inn

From R6000* unit

One of the original houses in the village, Surf Inn has been recently renovated and is now available as the perfect holiday rental for surfers, families, international travellers, or anybody simply wa... Read More

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Coast & Country Accommodation
7.4 km

From R1000* unit

All apartments available are fully self-catering units and vary from 1 bedroom units to 3 bedroom units. These units are conveniently situated in beautiful Port St Francis. All units have access to a ... Read More

Yardarm 1
7.5 km

From R1200* unit

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Wonderful unit directly on port with the most stunning views over the port.Situated at the gateway to the Garden Route, this unique village was founded on a 16km stretch of pristine coastline which fe... Read More

Port View Place
7.5 km

From R500 pps

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Port View Place Bed and Breakfast invites you to make yourself at home and enjoy our homely relaxed atmosphere. Port View Place B&B offers 2 en suite double rooms plus 1 bed self catering flat. Del... Read More

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Cape St. Francis Reviews

Cape St. Francis
Love it- a true holiday town
- Ashleigh Schewitz

Cape St. Francis
Beautiful place. Love the views. Enjoyed every bit of my 16 days spent in Cape St Francis and will definitely go back.
- Zeenat Haripersad

Cape St. Francis
Baie klein, rustige plek. Die ideale plek om te rus.
- Lindie Loots

Cape St. Francis
Stunning spot, peaceful and quiet. First time there and loved it! We spent a lot of time at the lighthouse taking photos. Will try to return!
- Debbie Stott

Cape St. Francis
Cape St. Francis is the best place to go to when planning a holiday with family and trying to rest at the same time. Beautiful beaches and a very quiet town. St Francis a few minutes away if you are looking for some shopping or dining out. Time stands still in Cape St Francis and you really discover what life is really about.
- Pauline Botha