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Sea Shells Guest House is situated in Coffee Bay and offers guests one of four comfortably furnished on suite units either on a self-catering or bed and breakfast basis.

Dwesa and Cweba are two relatively small reserves, separated by the Mbashe River,  situated in the central Wild Coast.

Accommodation in Cwebe is only available at the Haven Hotel.

This is Lubanzi, a little Xhosa Village in the middle of nowhere of the former Transkei.

Umthombe is a beautiful ocean-front lodge very close to the beaches, hotel and shop; and an enjoyable 20 minute walk from the Hole in the Wall.

The Mpande Beach Cottage is situated at Mpande Bay on the Wild Coast on the East Coast of South Africa.

The cottage is situated very close to the beach which is perfect for walks, fishing, bird watching, swimming and even cycling. It is one of only 3 cottages at Mpande Bay.

Sugarloaf Backpackers is situated in the beautiful Coffee Bay village at the heart of the Wild Coast, and overlooks Coffee Bay’s main beach and river mouth, which are just a short walk from our door.

If you are looking for an authentic South African experience, let us welcome you

Wavecrest Beach Hotel and Spa is situated on a pristine mangrove-lined estuary, surrounded by magnificent dune forests and endless expanses of beach.

Swell Eco Lodge offers exclusive Transkei Wild Coast accommodation with modern stylish interiors and traditional Xhosa exteriors. Our newly renovated lodge offers self-catering accommodation, ideal for couples, groups and families

Set on rolling green hills above the beautiful and pristine Mdumbi Beach (which is one of the best surf spots along the Wild Coast, and indeed, the coast of South Africa), Mdumbi Backpackers is a laid back, rustic and relaxing getaway for all travelers and eco-friendly tourists. 

Hole-in-the-Wall Hotel & Holiday Resort

Surrounded by miles of unspoiled coastline Hole in the Wall Hotel and Holiday Village offers some of the most beautiful scenery in South Africa.

Kamnandi Cottages are beautiful beach-front self catering cottages situated in Hole in the Wall, with wonderful views and a private and secure garden.

Nestled in a beautiful setting of palms and tropical plants, above the broad beach which is characterized by its iconic Island and suspended bridge, Mazeppa Bay Hotel offers a choice of family room

Less than a two hour scenic drive along the South Coast from Durban’s King Shaka International Airport, the Wild Coast Sun is a family-friendly resort that offers premium accommodation and leisure 

Nqabara Eco River Lodge is sited on a remarkably beautiful promontory overlooking the confluence of the Nqabara and Nqabarana Rivers at their mouth, separated from the beach by a beautiful girdle o

Accommodation at Ocean View is characterised by light, airy double or twin rooms – most of which boast spectacular views of the sea.

Spacious family units look out across the gardens. All rooms are comfortably furnished and have en-suite bathrooms.

Bull's Inn Fishing Lodge is situated in Mpame, a small coastal village in the middle of the Wild Coast. We are a small dot on the map, but BIG on fishing!

Surrounded by virgin forests and an unadulterated African landscape of mountains, river and ocean views, this well-maintained property consists of four adjoining houses and functions both as a guest house and self-catering establishment.

Friends Wild Coast is situated in the picturesque Bomvu River bay in Coffee Bay.

Lying 30 kilometres south of Port St Johns, Hluleka Nature Reserve is one of the Wild Coast’s best kept secrets.

This tranquil reserve showcases a diverse range of eco systems – rocky seashores, golden beaches, lagoons and lush forests of quinine, coral, stink ebony and Natal fig trees.

Situated on the mighty Umzimvubu River, between Mountains Thesiger & Sullivan, is the undiscovered gem, Port St Johns River Lodge. An establishment with a warm, comfortable atmosphere and exceptional scenic views.

Enjoy magnificent Wild Coast accommodation, here at the family friendly Morgan Bay Hotel.

Nestled between a mile of unspoilt beach and breathtaking cliffs, you will be spoilt for choice on ways to spend your day.

Knott Far is a newly renovated home situated up on the hill, just 600m walk from the Morgan Bay beach.

Right on the Inchara Lagoon's edge you can set up camp under a shady tree with the beautiful beaches just a short walk away.

Only an hour from East London, the Mitford Hotel has been an essential part of Morgan bay since the early 1940's  The hotel offers sea-facing Bed and Breakfast rooms as well as comfortable self catering units, and is just a two-minute walk from the Morgan Bay tidal lagoon and beach.

The Outspan Inn is situated in Port St Johns on the beautiful Wild Coast, at a prime location on the mouth of the Umzimvubu River. A short walk across the lawns takes you straight down to First Beach

Amapondo is Ama-azing. From the moment you walk in and meet their friendly pet donkey (who’s a bit of a barfly), you’ll know it’s an Ama-Awesome spot. Amapondo is nestled on a hill on the verge of a tropical rain forest and only 2 minutes walk from the beautiful 2'nd Beach.

Bololo Falls

The Jungle Monkey has been hosting travellers since forever, and the rooms and dormitories are first class.

Thoughtful, colourful designs and fun furnishings reveal the depth of experience of the management and staffers at Jungle Monkey.

Nestled in the rolling hills and lush tropical forest, this is the perfect place for anyone looking for a peaceful and tranquil holiday AND for the adventurous that want to explore

Mtentu Lodge is a perfect escape from the rat race, while not being too isolated.

The reserve is situated on the coast of north-eastern Pondoland, in the Eastern Cape. It lies between Port Edward (30 km to the north east) and Port St Johns (59 km to the south west).

Aloe Cottage is located on a small peninsula directly between the two main beaches at Hole in the Wall.

Panoramic Wild Coast views surround the living room and patio entertainment area.

White Clay Resort is nestled between the cliffs with a panoramic view of our private beach / bay.

The setting is unrivaled with vast, rolling hills and rocky cliffs shearing off into the ocean. All accommodation is sea-facing offering guests fabulous vistas.

Independent travellers welcome! Morgan Bay Backpackers retreat is off the usual backpackers route.

Yellowwood Forest offers an unconventional camping and self-catering experience for travellers, nature lovers and family holidays.

Looking for comfortable, affordable, self-catering accommodation on the river in Port St Johns?

Purple Indigo (Pi) is the perfect place to stay for a fishing trip, the Sardine Run, a holiday

Explore, discover and enjoy a unique taste of rural Africa!

Coffee Shack is a backpackers tropical paradise located right on the beach at the Bomvu River mouth on the Transkei Wild Coast, a deeply traditional area of South Africa where you'll experience a way of life far removed from Western culture.

Situated at the mouth of the Mbotyi River and tidal estuary is Mbotyi River Lodge.  Nestled between the rolling hills, lush tropical forest and warm Indian Ocean, it is the perfect venue for anyone looking for a peaceful and tranquil holiday.

Cremorne Holiday Resort is a highly recommended 3 Star★★★ holiday resort which offers a variety of accommodation options and services.

Situated on one of the world's most beautiful, unspoilt beaches in the heart of a traditional Xhosa village, the eco-friendly Bulungula Lodge has been described as "spectacular" by the Lonely Planet and "one of the World's ultimate ethical travel experiences" by The Rough Guide.

Set on a serene hillside overlooking the pristine Mtakatyi River, with panoramic ocean, river and forest views, the Old Trading Post at Mtakatyi provides comfortable and affordable Wild Coast holiday accommodation for families and fishermen.

Cottage to Rent in Tshani/Mdumbi 1 of 11 legal cottages in Tshani, fully equipped just take your own supplies.

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Set on rolling green hills above the beautiful and pristine Mdumbi Beach (which is one of the best surf spots along the Wild Coast, and indeed, the coast of South Africa), Mdumbi Backpackers is a laid back, rustic and relaxing getaway for all travelers and eco-friendly tourists. 

Mdumbi Backpackers is well integrated with their community, and most of the activities - such as kayaking around the islands on the beautiful Mdumbi Lagoon, horse riding and hiking trail guides, fishing, etc. - are directly run by the local villagers. 

  • Surfing: The Mdumbi point offers - five star, classic point break surf - rated 1 of the best in SA. At its best, when the banks are on - expect a wave running for almost one kilometer.
  • There are other breaks in the area, with a sense for adventure, go explore & tell no-one! Snorkeling and Fishing: Beautiful rock pools and reefs stretch out for kilometers North and South of the beach and offer amazing snorkeling and spear fishing opportunities. Then there's also Mdumbi River, and its rock mussels, lagoon islands and mangroves. Hiking: Set in breathtaking Wild Coast scenery - The hiking potential is endless.

Activities on offer: - river canoeing - paddle skiing - windsurfing - kite surfing - paragliding - snorkeling - surfing - horse riding - cave, waterfall and Hole in the Wall hikes - cultural visits - village tours Support Eco-Tourism and stay at the "African Pot" village-based accommodation. 100% community owned and run - while Mdumbi Backpackers promote them and assists with reservations and general logistics.

Mdumbi Backpackers also runs a well equipped community resource center and a gorgeous pre-school on their premises for the village children. If you would like to assist with these initiatives (donate books, toys, time or money) please contact them at mdumbiatmdumbi [dot] co [dot] za, for attention Johan.

Over and above all that, Mdumbi Backpackers founders also started the Transcape NPO (Non-Profit Organization) in 2002, which assists with AIDS awareness and treatment clinics, ABET education, and much more. For further info please go to: www.transcape.org.

Accommodation Mdumbi offers simple & spacious accommodation - set in traditional style Xhosa huts.

  • Level lawn Camping sites
  • Well equipped communal kitchen for your self catering needs
  • Hot water showers, flushing toilets & the warm Indian Ocean
  • Chill out hall & restaurant - otherwise known as the "Mdumbi Cafe" See http://www.mdumbi.co.za/a_accommodation.htm for current rates

Pls NB! Mdumbi backpackers does not have a liquor licence and do NOT sell alcohol - instead - they promote cultural exchange: a 2min walk, just up the road to the local 'shebeen'.

In addition to the above: 'The African Pot' is a pleasant self catering guest house which sleeps 10. 'The African Pot' is located in the heart of the village, nearby & above Mdumbi, and is 'community owned/Mdumbi managed'. 'Out of season' rates do apply - pls enquire before hand.

NB. Mdumbi does not accept credit cards - cash or internet transfers preferred. THX! PS. 'out of season' - Pls ask about special rates for group bookings etc Pick up from Coffee Bay: R50 - per trip.

Situated in the protected Lambazi Bay (Port Grosvenor) on the remote and spectacular Wild Coast, this Lodge offers the ultimate in remote beach getaways.

Ferry Point Cottages has one of the best locations in Port St Johns, with views overlooking the Umzimvubu River Mouth, the mountains and the ocean.
 
With Self-catering units, Caravan Park & Camping Sites

Nenga River Lodge Boasts 12 fully equipped units and 6 camping sites. We have a licensed restaurant and bar on the premises. Nenga River Lodge is +-150m from the main beach in Coffee Bay.

Family vacations are not complete without a stay at Trennerys Hotel! The scenic splendour of the rugged Wild Coast makes this the perfect destination for family holidays.

Village Based Accomodation

Nqileni is home to a vibrant rural community where times have sometimes been tough; migrant labour has taken its toll on family structure and health service & education have been difficult to access. But in spite of these challenges, the typical scene at sunset is children singing beautiful harmonies as they walk up the hills together on their way home,

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Peas on Earth Backpackers offers guests the opportunity to absorb life on a tranquil farm on the picturesque Wild Coast.

Geckos Guest House is situated in Coffee Bay on the scenic, rugged and unspoiled “Wild Coast” on the eastern seaboard of South Africa.

We provide private, clean, comfortable accommodation in double en-suite rooms

Fern Cottage is a self-catering unit ideal for couples who require a safe and quiet getaway.

Wildcoast Umngazana Cottage self catering

Only 90m from the beach. Rock, surf and estuary fishing is just a stones throw away. Bring your ski boat / Kayak, and you can go and catch your own big fish!!

Self Catering Accommodation in Hole in the Wall. Rates from R600/night.

Unique opportunity on the Transkei Wild Coast. 10Km from Coffee Bay.

This business, which is a fully going concern situated in a fenced 2000m2 property in Hole in the Wall, is  For Sale. 

Situated in a quiet cul-de-sac in Morgan's Bay, Ocean Valley View offers you comfortable self catering accommodation with beautiful views of the sea, valley/bush and cliffs, all

Haga Haga Self Catering and Conference Centre

Experience a 5 star Luxury Boutique Hotel and Spa on a 21km unspoilt stretch of beach.

Nestled along South Africa’s breathtaking Wild Coast, Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve is one of its own class Big Five Private Game Reserves with an emphasis on luxury and thoug

Cozy self catering cottage with awesome view only a stones throw away from Long Beach.

A lovingly renovated, fully equipped 1 bedroom cottage

SUNRISE COTTAGE www.sunrisecottage.co.za Self Catering Cottage/ House/ Accommodation in Mazeppa Bay, Wild Coast, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

Benmore Lodge offers 2 bedrooms in each chalet. The main bedroom has a king size or 2 single beds, the second bedroom has two double bunks, each chalet sleeps up to six people.

Kob Inn is a family resort offering a perfect mixture of Wild Coast hospitality, adventure, relaxation and homely comfort. The setting is right on the seafront with the furthest accommodation a max

This small personalized establishment is set in tranquil surroundings at the foot of Mount Sullivan, just outside of Port St Johns.

Enjoy life to the fullest at this luxurious 4-Star accommodation set along the breathtaking Wild Coast.

There are two fully self contained cottages.
The first cottage has 2 bedrooms, both with a double bed and bunk beds.

Buccaneers has been described as being like a backpackers village because of the way it's spread out over the 8 hct of wild coastal forest right next to the stunning Chintsa beac

Mazeppa Bay Beach House is located directly on the main beach at Mazeppa Bay on the unspoilt wild coast.

Raptors View Bush Lodge is nestled in the mountain 5.5km's from Coffee Bay off the "Hole in the Wall" road (approx halfway between Coffee Bay and the Hole in the Wall).

Raptors View Bush Lodge is nestled in the mountain 4km's from Coffee Bay off the "Hole in the Wall" road (mid-way between Coffee Bay and the Hole in the Wall).

The campsite is an upmarket venue with electricity, purified water and 24 hour security. The property is fenced and provides safe, off-road parking. The campsite has been left as natural as possible and the tent sites have been terraced for campers.

Fly In! Seagulls is one of the few hotels on the Wild Coast with a landing strip.

Please, visit our website:Xanadu Home Page We are a small family-orientated time share resort of 18 duplex chalets

Sips Mbotyi Lodge is situated right on the beach at Mbotyi. It is 23km from Lusikisiki CBD (Sips B&B). It offers 5 modern self-catering units and a camp site.

High on a hill with awesome panoramic views of the sea, Ntafufu estuary and river valley. Surrounded by indigenous forest, you will find the Ntafufu Eco Lodge.

These two relatively small reserves, separated by the Mbashe River, are situated in the central Wild Coast.

Silaka Nature Reserve covers a total of 400ha, featuring grassland and magnificent indigenous coastal forests along a dramatic piece of coastline.

This beautiful coastal reserve lies in a forested valley south of Port St Johns

The Haven Hotel is a family and adventure destination located within the Dwesa / Cwebe Nature Reserves on the Wild Coast of South Africa.

Anchorage Hotel is situated at the Umtata River Mouth, between Coffee Bay and Mdumbi, on the Wild Coast hiking trails.

 Anchorage holiday resort offers a perfect Wild Coast experience.