Top 5 Beaches in the Eastern Cape

Think warm waters ideal for surfers and swimmers alike, and you’ve got the Eastern Cape down to a tee. Littered with magnificent beaches & fun seaside activities for the whole family.

A Beach holiday is the perfect idea for a family trip up the coast with an abundance of quaint Eastern Cape accommodation choices. For more ideas of where to start your plans take a peek here:

1. Hobie Beach, Algoa Bay

A 40km stretch of exquisite coastline, ideal for water sport fanatics & swimmers alike. A blue flag beach that is guaranteed fun for the whole family.

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2. Dolphin Beach, Jeffreys Bay

Not only is this is the ideal place to catch some of the worlds best waves, rated as one of the top 10 surf spots in the world, but it comes with all the bells and whistles that make a ‘surf-widows’ long hours on the beach that much more comfortable.

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3. Coffee Bay, Wild Coast

If hiking & horse safaris are your kind of ideal, this is your nirvana. Rolling hills, high cliffs and the famous ‘Hole in the Wall’ rock formation. Even young ‘Dora the Explorer’ fans will enjoy this spot.

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4. Bulungula, Wild Coast

The ultimate setting for star gazers & nature lovers alike, surrounded by an enchanting forest, traditional African huts and a spectacular coastline. The perfect getaway, although booking of nearby Eastern Cape accommodation is key.

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5. Morgan’s Bay, Wild Coast

This is the ideal spot for bird enthusiasts, with 271 species of birds as well as an abundance of other fauna and flora. Perfect for the adventurous types with everything from rock-climbing to guided walks and horse trails. As if this wasn’t already a nature lovers dream come true, during the dry seasons it is the breeding ground for not only the crowned crane, but also the fish eagle. A great accommodation right by the beach is the Morgan Bay Hotel.

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For a selection of great accommodation in the Eastern Cape click here.

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