Amatola & Stormberg

The Amatola and Stormberg region of the Eastern Cape encompasses the Frontier Country which has seen more than 100 years of frontier wars and extends northwards to include the Karoo plains and majestic mountains of the far north of the region. The small town of Adelaide was established as a military outpost in the Frontier Wars and sits at the base of the Winterberg mountains. The town is named after Queen Adelaide, consort to King George IVth.

By far the largest town in this region is East London, sitting on the banks of the Buffalo River. East London is South Africa's only river port and is the gateway to the Sunshine Coast. The town has developed into a holiday resort and an important commercial and industrial centre with cosy pubs, good restaurants and a vibrant night-life. Visitors to East London have the whole of the Frontier Wars areas to explore and can enjoy some of South Africa's most beautiful countryside. The prosperity of the city is built on vehicle assembly, electronics, citrus, wool and pineapples. It is adjacent to the holiday resort of Gonubie situated on the lagoon of the Ganubie River.

The Amatola town of Port Alfred sits on the banks of the Kowie River. Some commercial fishing is carried out from here but the town has undergone a rapid expansion in recent years in the development of holiday homes, sometimes at the expense of the local amenities. Just a few kilometers inland from Port Alfred is the old English village of Bathurst, boasting both the oldest pub and the oldest Anglican church in South Africa. Just outside Bathurst is Bradshaw's Mill, a water-wheel driven wool mill built in 1820. Bathurst was initially intended to be the administration centre for the 4000 British settlers who immigrated to the area in the 1820s, a task that later fell to Grahamstown. The nearby community of Martindale was witness to a rail disaster in 1911 when the local train from Port Alfred to Grahamstown plunged off the Blaauwkrantz Bridge killing 26 souls. Martindale is now a centre for pineapples and cattle farming.

Grahamstown is now the administration centre for the Amatola region of the Eastern Cape. Every year, in July, is held the world famous Grahamstown National Arts Festival, the largest cultural event in the southern hemisphere, where upwards of 400 separate performances of dance, music and theater can be seen during the 11 days of the festival. The 1820 Settler National Monument is set in a wildflower reserve next to the Botanical Gardens, and the Cathedral of St Michael and St George with the tallest spire in South Africa is the city's most prominent landmark.

Perhaps the most well-known village in the Amatola and Stormberg region of the Eastern Cape is Hogsback, set in a fairytale landscape of mountains and ancient forest. The village is a very popular holiday destination, and the visitor can enjoy walks through the forest past giant ferns and massive yellowwoods. Here you can enjoy hiking, horse riding, climbing, swimming and fishing, and can relax in the evening in front of a large log fire. The area around Hogsback with its wonderful old forests was the inspiration for JRR Tolkien s books.

Stormberg in the very North of the region is the site of the Battle of Stormberg fought on 9th December 1899 and won by the Boers a disastrous defeat to the British who lost 90 men and had a further 600 taken prisoner. The whole of the Amatola and Stormberg region of the Eastern Cape is steeped in history. The region is ideal for hiking, climbing and mountain-biking as well as fly-fishing and canoeing.

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Chintsa East Beach House

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Cintsa (Chintsa)

This privately owned seaside Beach House offers you a self-catering holiday. 5 bedrooms in all - 2 en-suites plus 2 bathrooms (4 bathrooms in all), large open plan kitchen, 2 lounges

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Caramia Lodge

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in East London

We would like to introduce the concept of the most "comfortable spot" for your business or vacation, short or long stay. Caramia Lodge is very central, and situated in a safe and secure area, close to the business areas of Vincent, Beacon Bay and the City

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Cintsa View

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Cintsa (Chintsa)

This Luxury Double Story Guest House is located 500m from the beach in beautiful Cintsa East on the Wild Coast of South Africa. It's elegantly decorated and fully equipped for all your needs. Wake up to the sounds of the Ocean and enjoy spectacular views

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Sundew Place

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Morgan's Bay

A stunning home situated in a cul de sac, with private & very sheltered garden, only 400m from the beach. A comfortable, self-catering, open plan house to enjoy a relaxing, wonderful holiday. The main bedroom with double bed is full en -suite.

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Haga Hideaway

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Haga Haga

Haga Hideaway is an entertainer's dream with all modern amenities and only 70m from the main beach. It is a new, double storey home offering 5 bedrooms (sleeps 10), 4 full bathrooms and 2 separate toilets.

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Jolada's Self Catering

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in East London

Our units are fully equipped with one or two bedrooms, bathroom, open plan kitchen/lounge, veranda and own private braai area. The lounge area is equipped with TV, DVD player and in some units a sound system

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Kennington Palms

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in East London

Kennington Palms is situated in the beautiful upmarket suburb of Nahoon in East London(Buffalo City). Kennington Palms is very centrally situated, close to all amneities & just down the road from Nahoon Beach.

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See More Guest House

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in East London

Set in a tropical garden in the heart of Bunkers Hill, See More Guest House is centrally located, with views of the valley and Ocean. Guests can enjoy country living, while being just a stone's throw away from East London's premier ...

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Bucks Guest Cottage

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in East London

Bucks Guest Cottage consists of two self catering cottages situated in the peaceful suburb of Berea, East London

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Molteno Guesthouse

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Molteno

We offer luxury accommodation, hearty breakfasts and warm hospitality (a trademark of the Eastern Cape). Molteno Guesthouse is a non-smoking establishment, however we do have a smoking area outside. We have 4 stylishly decorated rooms and can ...

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Sleeps: 80 in 8 units/rooms
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Rob Roy Sea Cottage

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Haga Haga

This rambling home sleeps 10, comfortably, and has one full bathroom (bath, shower, basin, wc), as well as a separate shower (with basin & wc). For your convenience an experienced domestic will service the cottage daily, at an additional cost...

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Morgan Bay Hotel

Hotel / Boutique Hotel Accommodation in Morgan's Bay

Enjoy all that the magnificent Wild Coast has to offer here at the family friendly Morgan Bay Hotel. Nestled between a mile of unspoilt beach and breath taking cliffs, you will be spoilt for choice on ways to spend your day.

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Prana Lodge

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Cintsa (Chintsa)

Prana Lodge is a unique small luxury beach lodge and wellness spa situated in a pristine forest alongside the spectacular Chintsa Bay, within minutes of rolling savannah and private game viewing.

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Kellys Beachfront Apartments

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Port Alfred

The four units have fully equipped kitchens (stove, microwave and full-size fridge/freezer). Complimentary tea and coffee. The bedrooms has 2 extra length single beds in plus a double sleeper couch in the lounge. Top quality linen is provided.

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Ocean Valley View

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Morgan's Bay

Situated in a quiet cul-de-sac in Morgan Bay, Ocean Valley view offers comfortable, relaxing self catering accommodation within very easy walking distance of the sea.

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Tranquil House B&B @ 10 Berry Street

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Queenstown

The gardens creates an atmosphere of tranquillity and our bedrooms comprises spacious rooms each with their own private entrance leading to the tranquil garden setting.

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Sleeps: 14
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Ripples

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Port Alfred

Ripples is a large, newly refurbished luxury self-catering property situated in a prime location on the west bank of the River Kowie, in the picturesque Eastern Cape coastal town of Port Alfred; ideally suited for group holidays, family reunions and bespo

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Sleeps: 80 in 36 units/rooms
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Umtali Country Inn

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Aliwal North

The Umtali Country Inn offers comfortable, clean accommodation & well-appointed conferencing facilities for the discerning leisure, business, & government traveler. This 33-bedroom establishment is conveniently situated in safe, green surroundings

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Cintsa On The Beach

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Cintsa (Chintsa)

The Beach house is situated on the river with magnificent uninterrupted views of the ocean, river and beach. One of the best sites Cintsa East has to offer. The house is with-in one minute walk to the ocean...

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Ungabona

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in East London

Ungabona´s unique architecture merges breathtaking views with modern open plan living space yet providing privacy throughout. Enjoy the sun in your sheltered courtyard or on the roof terrace. Start the day with a swim in your 12m pool...

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