Turn Inn
Tuesday, 26 June, 2018 - 05:15

Situated in a quiet cul-de-sac overlooking the Incarha lagoon, Turn-Inn offers you privacy, comfort and relaxation. In addition to our large fully-fenced garden, guests have the use of paddle skis, canoes and children's play area.

There is abundant bird life in the garden and on the lagoon, waking up most mornings to the call of the African Fish Eagle. A private path along the edge of the lagoon leads to the sea approx. 400 metres away.

Accommodation includes a large upstairs lounge / dining room and well-appointed kitchen, leading onto two undercover patios with breathtaking views. Turn Inn can sleep 20 people - A great venue for a family reunion.

Our units include:

  • Fridge, microwave and a 2 plate stove with oven
  • Braai facility
  • Tea & Coffee making facilities
  • Hair dryer
  • DSTV & combination safe
  • Direct access to the lagoon, with its abundant bird life
  • All patios have access to the garden and lagoon
  • Wireless Internet

2 x Luxury Double Units (2 adults): 
Bed & Breakfast: R1000 per night 
Self Catering: R900 per night

1 x Family Unit (2 adults + 4 children): 
Bed & Breakfast: R900 per night + R200 per child 
Self Catering: R800 per night + R200 per child

Main House (4 adults + 6 children): 
Self Catering: R2500 per night (out of season) 
Self Catering: R3800 per night (in of season)


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Wild Coast Sun
Sunday, 25 September, 2016 - 06:20

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 activities which include amongst the finest golf courses and water parks in South Africa.

The resort is set on 750 hectares of natural bush between two rivers overlooking the Indian Ocean. The area offers tourists and conference delegates a variety of attractions and activities – from walks along our unspoilt beaches to deep sea fishing and scuba diving.

The 18-hole golf course is ranked one of the top courses in Southern Africa. The scenery is magnificent, and the country club offers light lunches and a view of the sea and the 18th hole.

Visitors to the Wild Coast Sun can also be entertained at the Wild Waves Water Park, a family delight with rides suitable for all ages.

They come in all shapes and sizes, from the Aqua loop, which is a body slide, to the various speed slides- the tallest, fastest and steepest slides - and the lazy loop which is equivalent to sitting in a tube and floating gently round a circuit.

The Wild Coast Sun Resort is one of Southern Africa's oldest and most popular casinos. Located just 5 km south of Port Edward, the casino is within easy driving distance from many of the South Coast's beach resorts.

In addition to the normal slot machines there are also poker machines, blackjack tables and roulette wheels.

  • Slots are open 24/7
  • Casino tables open at 11:00.

The Wild Coast Sun is one of Sun International's most popular and exotic properties. The casino group's renowned for their string of casino and hotel complexes, but very few can match the setting of this one or the facilities it has to offer. The casino boasts the usual variety of slots and tables, with the Plantation Room providing a particularly opulent experience, with black jack and roulette tables alongside a smoking bar and great views of the property and the sea.

There is a range of restaurants too, from the fast food variety and light meal bistros to more formal seafood restaurants and steakhouses.

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Umzimvubu Retreat
Thursday, 22 September, 2016 - 18:31

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.

Set in immense, natural gardens with awe inspiring views of the Umzimvubu River, ocean, mountains and nearby golf course, the Umzimvubu Retreat Guest House is a family-run establishment and the owners/hosts, who reside on the property, are therefore always available to assist with any requirements.

They are renowned for their hospitality and willingness to accommodate whatever requests guests may make, whether it be special guided outings, dietary requirements or whatever. This attitude has also been instilled in the staff, who are exceptionally friendly and willing to assist.

The guestrooms are not particularly large, but are spotlessly clean and comfortably furnished.

The honeymoon suite, however, is enormous and offers all required amenities with awe inspiring views (even from the modern bathroom) and a fireplace in the well-appointed lounge.

The majority of the rooms have excellent views (you can actually watch whales from your room!) and have private entrances and patios where one can relax and enjoy the scenery and abundant birdlife, lulled by the sounds of the ocean.

There are numerous hiking trails to secluded waterfalls and spectacular stretches of beach in close proximity to the guest house make for an idyllic vacation.

Our a la carte menu is a fusion of French and Asian cuisine, prepared according to high standards and nicely presented. Overall the restaurant has an aura of understated elegance and sophistication without being overly formal. The prompt, friendly service provided by the hosts adds to the cosy atmosphere, making dinner a relaxed, memorable experience.

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Port St Johns River Lodge
Wednesday, 21 September, 2016 - 14:24

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.

We offer good service and up market accommodation, priced to suit your pocket. We are ideally situated for the holidaymaker as well as the businessman travelling through the region.

We offer six Bed & Breakfast rooms, each with en-suite bathrooms and five Self Catering Chalets, serviced and equipped with all the immediate luxuries of modern day living.

Enjoy our famous breakfast buffet or linger in our informal, fully licensed restaurant for dinner.

Laze away next to the sparkling pool over looking spacious, lush lawns while listening to the river meandering to the ocean. And after a day spent on the beach, star gazing is an easy way to pass a laid back evening next to your braai.  

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Morgan Bay Hotel
Wednesday, 21 September, 2016 - 11:05

Enjoy magnificent Wild Coast accommodation, here at the family friendly Morgan Bay Hotel. Situated a short 45 minute drive from East London and nestled between a mile of unspoilt beach and breath taking cliffs, you will be spoilt for choice on ways to spend your day.

Established in 1946, our newly renovated, third-generation, family-run hotel offers comfortable and relaxing accommodation in 40 tastefully decorated en-suite bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms, ceiling fans, free WiFi, DSTV and kettles. Family inter-leading rooms and cots on request. We offer both Bed & Breakfast and Dinner, Bed & Breakfast options, except during the December school holidays, when our rates are All Inclusive.

Our facilities include a large outdoor swimming pool, beauty spa, beach boutique, an à la carte restaurant and pub, a residents lounge and dining room, a wedding and conference venue, braai facilities, a games room, playground, climbing wall, kiddies TV lounge, childminding services, in-room safes and a laundry service. Beach towels and umbrellas are included, while surfboards, sand boards, body boards, SUPs and canoes are available to hire.

Activities and attractions include a mile-long beach, majestic cliffs criss-crossed with hiking and moutain biking trails, fishing, surfing, canoeing, horse riding, bird watching, rock climbing and abseiling. Within a 15km radius you can enjoy an 18 hole golf course, township tours and a tranquil coastal nature reserve, where you can comb the beach for Ming Dynasty Porcelain, Money Cowries and Carnelian Beads from a 16th century Portuguese shipwreck.

Morgan Bay is a special place which somehow allows those who go there to exchange the cares of the world for the more important things in life. This is South Africa's magnificent Wild Coast at its best! Surround yourself with good friends, great food and create long lasting memories. Discover why the Morgan Bay Hotel is fast becoming one of South Africa's favourite family holiday destinations.

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Knot Far
Wednesday, 21 September, 2016 - 10:51

Knot Far is a newly renovated home situated up on the hill, just 600m walk from the Morgan Bay beach. The house sleeps 4 and 9 in two separate self contained self catering units, each with sea views.

The home is owned by the Morgan Bay Hotel and furnishings meet the same high standards as their hotel rooms and family suites.


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Morgan Bay Caravan Park
Wednesday, 21 September, 2016 - 10:39

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. All sites have electricity, picnic benches and braai facilities, and are in close proximity to the separate ladies and men's ablutions which are serviced daily. Coin operated washing machines and tumble dryers are available. A lovely bowling green is situated at the heart of the park and all visitors are welcome.

All bookings made at the Morgan Bay Hotel.

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Jungle Monkey Backpackers
Saturday, 17 September, 2016 - 06:26

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.

Jungle Monkey has expanded it’s offerings steadily, and is firmly established as the go to place for fun times and great entertainment.

Port St. Johns lures you in slowly and before you know it, you have been here for a week, then two…and even three! It’s called Pondo Fever by some, but as you invest more and more days into the area, you will be this rewarded with scenic vistas and adventures never to be forgotten.

PSJ is surrounded by indigenous nature – forests and plains straight out of hundreds of years ago. Untouched and virgin. Wild and untamed.

Fortunately, access to these thrilling experiences is made possible by committed operators and staff at Jungle Monkey itself. Whether you head out to sea hoping to never come back, or entering the ancient nether world through enchanting forests and gorges that leave you breathless with stark beauty…just ask the Jungle Monkey crew and they will hook it up for you…

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Yellowwood Forest
Monday, 12 September, 2016 - 11:25

Yellowwood Forest offers backpackers, camping and self catering accommodation for nature loving, travelers, families and groups. Enjoy Wild Coast hospitality just 1.5km from the beach.  The self catering dorm rooms, rustic doubles, luxury family unit, and unconventional campsite has options for all budgets and easy access to both the beach and hidden forests of Morgan Bay.

This eco-spirited retreat has a gift shop, tea garden restaurant, pizzeria & bar, playground and Wi-Fi.

Market day is every Saturday. Stock up on fresh produce and home bakes. There’s also a small touch farm and a magical playground with a tree house, trampoline and slides to keep the kids busy so come hungry and make yourself at home.

The river has a small natural swimming hole with high rocks from which to do bomb drops and there are forest trails to explore. The Morgan Bay dam for bass fishing, swimming and canoeing is a short walk away.

Yellowwood Forest can also be hired as a unique venue for weddings ceremonies, receptions and celebrations! We also offer Cob Building Courses, Volunteer Opportunities and Invasive Plant Eradication services in the local area.

Owner run since 1999 and renowned for its warm hospitality and environmentally conscious heart, this unique place is proud to be awarded Birdlife South Africa "Birder Friendly" status, as well as earning the 5 Green hearts for Green acts award from Love to Stay.

Come to stay, eat, drink, shop, play, bird watch and renew your soul.

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Cremorne Holiday Resort
Friday, 25 September, 2015 - 08:16

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

You can choose between comfortable bed & breakfast en-suite suites, fully equiped self-catering cottages and fisherman cabins for the rustic adventurer. We have a private slipway and jetty for boat launching and offer fishing from the banks of the river.
14 camp sites spread out along the banks of the river and can accommodate camper vans, caravans and tents. Ablution blocks provide hot showers and flushing toilets.

  • An à la carte restaurant with a sports bar with wide screen TV and a pool table room.

  • Cable DSTV showing international news, sport and many movie channels as well as all local TV channels.

  • The bar and restaurant is open to local residents and guests get to meet and chat with a cross section of the local community.

  • Free Wi-Fi to all Cremorne guests (when available).

  • The resort has a swimming pool and outdoor deck area where guests can sit and enjoy the views of the river and surrounding mountainous landscape.

  • The resort has an on-site Helipad for helicopter enthusiasts.

  • We offer a nanny service (on request) to parents visiting the resort. 


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Ferry Point Resort
Thursday, 21 November, 2013 - 16:56
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
available, we offer comfortable Self-Catering cottages and Camping in tranquil settings with the best views in town.

The cottages can accommodate between three to eight guests per unit. The units offer comfortable beds and are serviced daily. Guests need to bring their own towels. The kitchens are equipped with all the necessary cutlery, crockery, cooking utensils and appliances. Each unit also has a private braai area and parking bay. There are no TVs. The Campsites are for tents only with ablution facilities and power points. 

Guests can relax and enjoy a drink in the rustic bar, enjoy a game of pool or catch the latest game on the SuperSport channel. We provide night guards for our guests' peace of mind.

Apart from a great variety of fishing and relaxing on the beaches, Port St Johns is prime hiking country. It offers forests and trails with more than 250 species of birds. Guests can enjoy various other activities in the area such as Quad-bike hire, River barge Cruise, golfing and dolphin and whale watching.

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Fern Cottage
Friday, 11 November, 2011 - 18:29

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

The cottage is situated in a tranquil area of Kei Mouth, just 320 m from the ocean. The cottage was fully renovated in August 2015, with aluminum windows all round, security, extended outside relaxation area and a brand new double bed for those quiet nights listening to the waves in the distance.

The unit comprises of one bedroom fitted with a double bed, all linen and a bathroom with a shower (gas geyser).

The rest of the cottage offers a comfortable lounge area and a fully equipped kitchen for your self-catering purposes and offers gas cooking. There is a private braai area overlooking the lovely bush-veld and safe and secure parking is provided for your peace of mind.

Wired for DStv, please bring own decoder and smart card. Free Wi-Fi connectivity, as well as excellent 3G reception. 

Guests will find the location ideal as a vacation site. Take walks on the beach which is suitable for swimming. The lagoon is also a great place for swimming, as well as fishing further upstream. There are various walks and trails to explore, and for the more energetic, try out surfing and horse riding.

Beach: Fern Cottage is 320m to the beach and a short walk to Kei River Mouth. Walk along the coastline towards the light-house, or take the Pont and walk over into Transkei where a day can be spent on the 'wild-side'.

Golf: 13 Hole Golf Course with Country Club and Restaurant on your doorstep. Stunning sea views, well maintained country course.

Romantic: Cottage ideal for a couple wanting a quiet romantic weekend away from city life. Lie in bed and listen to the waves breaking on the rocks in the distance. Lots of bird-life, monkeys and the occasional cow or bush buck wander through the gardens.

Contact: Heidi

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Ocean Valley View
Saturday, 26 March, 2011 - 12:46

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 within very easy walking distance of the sea.

Ocean Valley View Sleeps 8 to 10 people.  The house is situated 200 m from the sea and 600 m from Morgan Bay's beach.

This modern architected 3 bedroom double story house has a spacious open plan setting downstairs leading to a large wooden deck terrace.

The three double bedrooms all have their own balcony from which you can relax and enjoy the scenery. The main bedroom (king size bed) is en-suite equipped with a large oval bath.

The second bedroom has a queen size bed and the third bedroom 4 single beds. These two bedrooms share a separate bathroom with shower.

There is a downstairs guest toilet and the kitchen is well equipped with a stove, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washing machine.

All bedding is supplied but guests are requested to bring their own towels. We offer an outside braai area and there is a driveway for safe parking.

Satellite TV reception is available, but you should bring your own DStv Card.  Rates vary according to the season, length of stay & number of people and are between R1200 and R2600 per night for the house/unit.

The Sunshine Coast is renowned for it's many kilometres of beautiful unpolluted and un-crowded beaches and Morgan Bay is an ideal base from which to explore this.

The picturesque village of Morgan Bay is an ideal location for a family/small group right on the doorstep of the Wild Coast.

The clifftop walk to Double mouth is a must and the ardent walkers can continue from Double mouth along the beach to Bead beach and Haga Haga.

Morgan Bay has a small bakery/grocery and hardware store. Affordable meals are available in the relaxed atmosphere of the Morgan Bay Hotel and other local informal restaurants.

2021 Rates
R2600 per night

Rest of year:
2 people: R1200 per night
3 people: R1300 per night
4 people: R1400 per night
5 people: R1500 per night
6 people: R1600 per night
7 people: R1800 per night
8 people: R2000 per night

NB: Rates are provided as a guideline only. Please confirm when enquiring on availability. Please specify how many children and how many adults when emailing. Preferred rates are available for bookings longer than 10 nights. Thank you.

Regret no credit card facilities
Minimum stay of two nights
All bedding is supplied.
Maximum 8 people.
Guests are required to bring their own towels.
Satellite TV reception is available, but you should bring your own DStv decoder, remote, smart card and power supply.

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Haga Haga Hotel
Sunday, 31 October, 2010 - 14:19

Haga Haga Self Catering and Conference Centre

Haga-Haga is a small quiet beach resort on the Wild Coast located just 60 km north of East London, Eastern Cape.

If the fragrance of wild flowers, bird watching, fishing, shell collecting, long beach walks and magnificent scenery is your idea of a quality holiday, then this is place for you. Personalised hospitality, excellent cuisine, congenial atmosphere and romantic evenings are the trademark of this renowned establishment.

We offer excellent amenities for adults and children alike, including a pool and tennis court on the beach to compliment the sea-facing rooms.

If you want to escape then Haga Haga is the perfect place for you and your family. Come and enjoy one of South Africa’s best kept secrets.

WEEKEND SPECIAL: POA per person, includes Dinner, Bed and Breakfast. (Minimum of 2 nights stay for weekend special.) Specials are subject to availability and do not include school holidays, long weekends and self catering accommodation.

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Prana Lodge
Thursday, 5 August, 2010 - 14:30

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

Located on a 17 acre private beach estate within an  indigenous dune forest with direct beach access

7 luxury executive suites each with a private garden and plunge pool

Exclusive gourmet dining with world class wines

Authentic Thai Spa and Wellness Centre including treatments, Yoga and meditation

Central infinity pool and lounge/bar area

Activities include surfing, hiking, horse riding, tennis, golf, fishing and bird watching.

The perfect venue for:

Luxury travellers, family reunions, honeymoons, intimate weddings, travellers with passion for good food and wine, exclusive getaways.

Executive meetings, exclusive dinner parties and functions.

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Benmore Lodge
Thursday, 19 November, 2009 - 14:37

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. All duvets and linen are supplied. The bedrooms are large and airy with ceiling fans. The dressing table has plug points for hair dryers and cell phone chargers. The bedrooms have built in cupboards with hangers supplied. Feather pillows are available on request. The bathroom has both shower and bath.

The kitchens are fully equipped, including toaster, kettle, microwave and fridge/freezer. All that you need to bring is your food and drinks. The lounge area is large and airy, with sliding doors opening onto a deck with wonderful views of game reserve and Transkei across the river.  

There is a large variety of bird life, and small wildlife on the property. Nearby facilities (5km) include golf (rated one of the best 9-hole courses in South Africa), bowls, squash, horse riding, abseiling, paint ball, fishing, tennis, walks and Hazel Jefferies shell museum. 

Pub and grub and The Shed are on premises (season and on request). The Shed has undercover braai facilities; guests are welcome to use them in rainy weather.The dining area also overlooks the game reserve. Chalets are serviced daily. There is a trading store on the adjoining Benmore Farm which can provide all basic foods, toiletries etc. The trading store also has a huge freezer if you need to store meat, bait etc. Benmore Lodge overlooks the private game reserve and is just 3 km's from beach. 

We offer lovely meals at our pub 'n grub named "The Shed". How to get there:- Situated just 3 km's before Kei Mouth, turn left at Benmore Lodge/The Shed sign at the bottom of the road. Special Features:- Each chalet has braai facilities. Undercover braai facilities at ‘The Shed’, which is 40m (strolling distance) away from the chalets. A swimming pool is available for guests only. 

Contacts:- Owners - Joanne & Brent Jefferies

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Mountain View Inn - Port St. Johns
Thursday, 1 October, 2009 - 13:52


Mountain View Inn is a centrally located Port St. Johns self-catering accommodation establishment situated in close proximity of majestic Mount Thesiger & the mighty Umzimvubu River.

We pride ourselves on offering a friendly hospitality service and affordable accommodation options.

You can see everything from Fish Eagles to Sunbirds on our property.

If you want something more adventurous you may consider going up to the airstrip to take in the gorgeous scenery of the Indian Ocean flowing into the Umzimvubu River, or spend the day at Mpande, Umgazana, First, Second or Third beaches fishing, walking, swimming and hiking.

Silaka Nature Reserve is also worth a visit and your entry point to Third beach - a lovely long open sandy beach which is more private and quieter to visit than the other beaches, especially during peak holiday periods.

Bulolo and Magwa Waterfalls are also a sight to behold as is the Magwa plantation - a local proudly South African tea leaf grower / manufacturer.

For something else interesting to do head down to Isinuka Mud Caves and Sulphur Pools …

For the Daredevils give The Gap & Blowhole a visit -

Water is forced into a narrow gully which ends in a natural chimney-like hole from which the water, at the incoming tide, shoots into the air for about 20 meters. A warning to the venturesome: Do not try to look into the Blow Hole.

Please be careful though, the blow hole is at its best when seas are rough.

Other adventure options include kayaking the river, horse riding trails, enjoying the amazing butterflies and walking the mountains, beaches and cliffs, a cruise on the Bobalong barge along the Umzimvubu River etc.

End your day off with a spectacular sunset and a locally sourced fresh seafood braai or potjie.

PET FRIENDLY by special / prior arrangement.

SPECIAL RATES for long term rentals / contractor bookings are also available.



Mountain View can comfortably accommodate a maximum of 17 Guests in total as follows:


PROTEA (ROOM 1): 4 -5 Guests

1 double bed & 2 single beds OR 1 double bed, 1 single bed & 1 double bunk bed.

En-suite - shower, basin, loo.

The double bed area & bathroom are slightly partitioned off from the area with single beds.

Own kitchenette with small stove/oven, fridge, microwave, pots, crockery, cutlery etc.


NGUNI (ROOM 2): 4 Guests

1 double bed & 1 double bunk.

Off-suite privately allocated ablution very close to the unit – shower, basin, loo.

Kindly see additional notes further below (general room information & cooking) regarding cooking etc.



The Protea and Nguni rooms are situated next to each other and share a common public sitting and braai area which may be used by any Mountain View Inn Guests.



PONDO (ROOM 3): 4 Guests

1 double bed & 1 double bunk.

Off-suite privately allocated ablution very close to the unit – shower, basin, loo.

Kindly see additional notes further below (general room information & cooking) regarding cooking etc.


There is a standalone braai and washing up / basin area situated outside the Pondo room.


ALOE (ROOM 4): 2 Guests

1 double bed.

En-suite: shower, basin, loo.

Kindly see additional notes further below (general room information & cooking) regarding cooking etc.


The Pondo and Aloe rooms are situated opposite each other and separated by the communal kitchen area which may also be shared by Guests from the Nguni room.


INTOMBI (ROOM 5): 2 Guests

1 double bed. En-suite: shower, basin, loo

Own kitchenette with small stove/oven, fridge, pots, crockery, cutlery etc.


The Intombi room is a more private standalone unit which is separate from the other 4 rooms and situated on the other side of the Mountain View Inn main property. It is still however in very close proximity of the other units and is less than a 30 second walk away.





Check in time is strictly between 14h00 and 19h00. Check out time is strictly no later than 10h00 on departure day. This is to enable the room to be prepared in time for new arrivals.

In the event that Guests need to check in earlier or depart later than the above a half day rate payable directly to Mountain View Inn may apply.


It is kindly to be noted that all our units are open plan and are equipped for basic self-catering needs;

Open view TV is provided in all units;

The Nguni, Pondo and Aloe rooms each have their own fridge / freezer, kettle, coffee mugs & glasses however have access to a communal kitchen area which is well equipped with a variety of pots, pans, crockery, cutlery, cooking utensils, gas stoves, microwave etc. for cooking purposes.

In instances where Guests may prefer a bit more privacy it may be arranged by prior agreement that cooking may be done within the unit if more than 2 of the above mentioned units are booked out over the same period.


Especially in the case of the above mentioned (cooking in rooms), and in general, a refundable EFT deposit of R1, 000.00 due minimum one day prior to arrival MAY be requested. Refunds are processed via EFT to the Guests bank account within 7 days of departure. No cash refunds will be issued on departure. Group rates/fees and conditions may differ and will be quoted separately.

All missing items such as keys, blankets, scatter cushions, breakages in and damage to rooms, furniture, fittings, soft furnishings, roads, fencing, gardens, extras costs will be charged to the Guest. No dispute discussion regarding breakages or damage will be entertained unless a guest reports same within one hour of checking in. Where the value of loss or damage may be more than the deposit value requested Guests will be liable to settle Mountain View for the additional amount within a maximum period of 7 days of invoice after departure.


No smoking is permitted in the apartments. Smoking is permitted on the deck area and in the gardens/outdoors.


As Mountain View Inn is a self-catering establishment please kindly remember to bring along your own bath / beach towels, toiletries, groceries etc.

Housekeeping / cleaning of rooms can be arranged with prior notice at an additional daily rate payable directly to Mountain View Inn.


Only one vehicle is allowed per room and is parked at own risk. Should you need to bring more than one vehicle per room please do inquire about the availability of parking.

One set of keys per room is provided. The cost of replacement keys is R150.00 per key lost / not returned.

Rooms must be locked, windows closed and keys handed in prior to departure.

No external visitors will be permitted without permission. We do not accept any responsibility for any loss or damages.

Guests are asked to keep other guests in consideration at all times.


Although the establishment takes reasonable steps to ensure the safety and security of guests and their possessions, guests retain final responsibility for their own safety and security. Please always keep rooms locked when not in use and retain all valuables.

The main entrance gate to the parking lot at Mountain View Inn is locked in the evenings and re-opened early in the mornings. If you will not be at the property before 21h00 in the evenings or need to leave earlier than 07h00 – 08h00 in the mornings please kindly make the relevant arrangements with the Owner.


There are common areas at Mountain View Inn and we ask that guests keep other guests in consideration when using these areas. All areas are used at own risk and children always need to be under responsible adult supervision. Please do be considerate when it comes to noise levels. No loud music is permitted after 21h00 unless otherwise arranged with fellow Guests out courtesy and with prior consent of the Owner.


Problems connected with abused substances such as drugs and alcohol will not be tolerated, and we respectfully request the “Booking Principle” to take ownership of the Personal Conduct of their guests.

We respectfully request guests to respect the neighbourhood, next door neighbours and other guests.


Please be considerate when it comes to the use of the plumbing, gas and electrics. We operate on a septic tank system - please do not through or flush any foreign items down any drains. Guests will be liable for any cost or damage as a result of this. Kindly switch of most lights when not in a room and ensure the outside lights for your apartment are switched off in the morning.

We operate on a gravity feed water system - please use water sparsely as we are in a water scarce area with water restrictions. Should the water pressure become low please turn off the taps and wait for a few minutes so that the gravity feed may be restored and water returned to pipe lines.

We respectfully request guests to respect our natural environment and wildlife and not to pollute, litter or disturb it.

If making use of gas for cooking please ensure that you switch off the gas correctly on the stove as well as on the gas bottle. If you are unsure of how to use a gas stove or need any assistance please consult with the Owner as soon as possible.


No fireworks, dangerous materials/substances or weapons are allowed on property.


The guests are liable for any loss or damages (excluding wear and tear) to the property of the establishment.


This Establishment, its employees, representatives, subcontractors, agents, successors, cannot be held liable if any of the following events or conditions prevents us from fulfilling our obligation to guests. We will take all reasonable steps to minimize disruption and discomfort to guests under these conditions:

Unanticipated interruption to the electricity, water, sewage to, from or on the establishment’s property.

Industrial action, civil uprising or criminal activity.

Fire, frost, flooding, subsidence or any other force major event.

Government & Municipality local servicing, upgrades and actions.

Limited / erratic cellphone signal or internet connectivity.


The Right of Admission will apply.

Enter & use of premises and facilities at own risk.

Please take note that floors are slippery when wet.



The maximum liability of the establishment for any event or condition for which a guest may institute a claim is limited to the value of one day’s accommodation.



Please note that you enter the Mountain View Inn – Port St. Johns premises at your own risk. The owners and/or their employees are not liable for any injury/death to any persons whether caused by their negligence or not, nor for loss or damage to property, by theft or any other cause whatsoever.

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Claude's Rest
Tuesday, 7 July, 2009 - 11:59

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

It is a perfect place for an overnight stop or for a few days retreat for those who appreciate “getting away from it all.”

Enjoy a pleasant evening at our intimate private bar, located in the main building next to the swimming pool. Or watch the latest news on DSTV or enjoy an evening around our pool table.

A pool and patio area is at your disposal for refreshing dips and to soak up the sun.
Our four comfortable family rooms contain a double bed and a bunk bed, comfortably sleeping two adults and two children with an en-suite shower and toilet. The rooms are fully serviced, other than on Sundays. The rooms are all adjoining, and set away from the main building.

If you need a home cooked meal, then choose our B&B option.
A fully equipped communal self catering kitchen is available. Equipment includes a deep freeze, large fridge/freezer, microwave oven and gas stoves and toasters.
A complete set of crockery and cutlery, pots and pans and dish towels is provided for each room. Although bath towels are provided, please bring your own beach and pool towels.

For bookings or enquiries contact: SONIA KNOESEN CELL: 062 842 1528

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Crawford's Beach Lodge
Saturday, 13 June, 2009 - 19:54

Enjoy life to the fullest at this luxurious accommodation set along the breathtaking Wild Coast. 3 fantastic meals, friendly staff, amazing views, lots of family fun activities and a spa are just a few of the things you can expect to enjoy during your stay at Crawfords Beach Lodge

High dunes, unspoilt beaches, all the advantages of the Wild Coast in an exclusive setting, only 40 km from East London Crawford’s Beach Lodge is set in the lush dune forests, on the beautiful Chintsa Bay Beach, Wild Coast.

We offer elegant Guest House accommodation or Self-Catering cottages, and a well equipped conference centre.  Our trade mark is personal service and fine country fare, in an atmosphere of intimate peace and tranquility.

Each cottage has an individual balcony from which to greet the day, and is surrounded by an abundance of wild life and nature.

Breakfast is served overlooking the shimmering Indian Ocean, and where evening barbeques are the norm for those wanting to take in the evening hue.

Sun-drenched days are spent swimming in a turquoise sea, or strolling the golden beaches.

The conference package includes all meals, accommodation and morning and afternoon teas.

The Sea at your door, the Beach at your feet!


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Seagulls Hotel
Thursday, 14 August, 2008 - 19:41

Co-ordinates: 32°38'24.0"S, 28°25'36.7"E

Seagulls Hotel offers family holiday getaways, excellent venue facilities for weddings, conferences and other activities such as team building.

The Venue comfortably seats up to 80 people, which could be used for a conference or ideal for an intimate wedding setting. The hotel itself is a beautiful venue for a Beach Wedding.

The Beach Bar is open from morning till late. The bar is situated a stones throw from the beach and starts to bustle at about 6:00pm when everyone gathers for great conversation and sun downers.

Whale and dolphin watching from your bar stool is breathtaking.

Big screen TV's for all televised sports.

There is a TV lounge for those who prefer a quieter evening with an option of watching a movie on DSTV.

For the kiddies we have a selection of DVDs, table tennis, volleyball, swingball, putt-putt, tennis and a safe playground with all amenities.

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Xanadu Time Share Holiday Chalets
Wednesday, 3 October, 2007 - 12:11

Please note the minimum stay at Xanadu is one week.

Xanadu is a small family-orientated time share resort of 18 duplex chalets in beautiful Chintsa East on the Eastern Cape Coast near East London.

The natural beauty of the location, set in the dunes and indigenous coastal forest, provides views of the ocean and the lagoon from your deck or terrace, while your children explore nature or play in the recreation centre.

The Chalets are tucked into the dune and protected from most coastal wind, and looking Eastwards all chalets look towards the sunset, while many have a good view of the lagoon.

Many Xanadu time share holders have owned their weeks for more than 25 years, and take an active interest in keeping the resort enjoyable and affordable.

Eighteen (18) self-catering Mediterranean-style duplex chalets are each fully equipped for 6 people (incl. TV, towels and bedding), and have their own private patio with braai facilities. Each has an open-plan dining room come lounge (with two sleeper couches), and kitchen area located on the ground floor together with a downstairs master double bed and a bathroom. Upstairs is a another bedroom sleeping two and an en suite toilet.

The chalets are serviced daily.

The recreation centre boasts a sauna, a pool and a separate baby pool, table tennis, a pool table and a laundromat. Bicycles, canoes, boogy boards and surf boards will soon be available for the guests. Facilities are complementary for owners; other guests have to pay a small fee for the sauna and sports equipment.

The caretaker’s house (two bedrooms) is available on special request.

Spend a holiday at Xanadu and you will want to keep coming back.

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Club Wild Coast Pullens Bay
Friday, 13 April, 2007 - 17:13

Situated next to Haga-Haga, Club Wild Coast offers comfortable self-catering accommodation, wildlife adventures, horse riding, rock-angling and a golf course.

Nature Walks & Hiking Trails
A leisurely walk or follow a hiking trail  is a must for visitors to the area. The view from Whale/Dolphin Point is breath-taking and catch sightings of dolphins and whales at play. The indigenous game is undisturbed in their natural environment. The nature itself is as it was a 100 years ago.

Guests preferring the creature comforts of comfortable homely accommodation, Club Wild Coast Resort on Pullen's Bay offers three bedroom, self catering villas. Rooms include:

Main Bedroom - Double Bed, dressing table, cupboard etc.  All main bedrooms with sea views.
Kiddies Room - 2 single beds, cupboards.
Guest Room - 2 single beds, cupboards etc.
Kitchen - Complete equipped kitchen with fridge, stove, kettle etc.
Lounge - Comfortable lounge suite with coffee table
Dining Room - Dining room table.

Each villa has got it's own complete braai area, parking space and enclosed back-yard area.

When planning your getaway to Club Wild Coast Resort on Pullen's Bay, all Golf enthusiast will be delighted to know that we have a golf course within the boundaries of the resort. At the end of the ninth hole, a refreshing drink will await you in the Club House, where meals are also available.

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The Haven Hotel
Friday, 9 February, 2007 - 20:50

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

Blessed with sea, sun and endless things to see and do, it offers a way of life that lets you forget the rest of the world and relax in the most secluded and unspoilt surroundings.

Established over 50 years ago, the Haven comprises of 38 spacious en-suite chalets scattered within a tranquil, garden-like environment.

Located at the mouth of the Mbashe river, the Haven has long been renowned as one of the prime fishing destinations in South Africa. But that is only one of the many reasons to visit this unique resort.

Some of the other activities you can enjoy include horse riding, tennis, golf, hiking, bird watching, canoeing, whale- and dolphin-watching, snorkelling, 4x4ing.

The favourite pastime of our guests, however, seems to be . . . simply relaxing.

Break away to the Haven – unspoilt, unbelievable, unforgettable.

"It is another Eden – the most beautiful site for a hotel in the world." Charles Roberts Guest: February 2006

Some cottages are sea facing while others are set further back in a garden-like setting around the mashie golf course.

Most consist of 2 en suite bedrooms with a common veranda/stoep. Some have interleading doors suitable to those with young children. There are also 5 thatched rondawels designed in traditional Xhosa style.

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