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 bespoke private lets.

Facilities Include:

  • A fully managed letting service
  • 7 bedrooms, all en-suite, sleeping a maximum of 10 adults and 4 children
  • A large fully fitted main kitchen & scullery downstairs and an additional fully fitted kitchen upstairs
  • Ample living spaces and facilities on both levels, with a lovely indoor braai room area with open access to the large upper sun terrace overlooking the river & gardens
  • A lovely private, sunny courtyard and well maintained private garden
  • 3 garages and ample, shaded off-street parking
  • TV, DSTV (on request)
  • All linen, towels and beach towels are provided
  • Excellent, fob-activated zoned security system with monitored armed & medical response

Local Attractions Include:

  • The house is a stones through away from the idyllic kiddies beach (which is a secluded sandy tidal inlet off the Kowie River)
  • A short walk down to the fabulous Blue Flag west beach and pier.
  • Directly adjacent to the spectacular Blue Flag Royal Port Alfred Marina
  • Virtually next door to the ever popular & evolving Outdoor, Dive and Adventure Centre offering a multitude of pursuits including the less extreme options like river cruises, walking & cycling trails, horse-riding, etc
  • We are just down the road from the iconic Port Alfred River & Ski-Boat Club & Kowie River Wagon Bridge.
  • Excellent, pro-surfer endorsed surf breaks, particularly off the east beach & pier.
  • Brilliant rock & surf, deep-sea, fishing kayak, Jet Ski and estuary fishing something for every enthusiast and ability level.
  • A short drive to many popular Sunshine Coast coastal resort towns, including
  • Kenton-on-Sea, Bushmans River, Kleinemonde, Boknes, Cannon Rocks, and Kasouga
  • Easy access to local Game Reserves Addo Elephant Park, Mansfield, Kariega, Amakhala, Lalibela and Pumba.
  • Close to the historic cultural centers of Bathurst, Grahamstown and Alexandria.
  • With Africa's foremost aviation training center, 43 Air School and Stenden South Africa (1 of 5 international campuses of Stenden University, Netherlands offering full degree programs in Hospitality and Disaster Relief Management) nearby.
  • Golf courses include the Royal Port Alfred Golf Club and just a short drive from the acclaimed Gary Player designed Fish River Sun course.
  • Excellent local restaurants, eateries, microbreweries, shops and malls close by, including a growing craft industry.

There is literally something for everyone's taste/interest nearby to enhance a truly fabulous holiday / coastal retreat.
  • beach (less than 500m)
  • car hire (less than 20km)
  • DSTV in communal area
  • fireplace
  • parking all onsite
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • tumble dryer in unit
  • tumble dryer onsite
  • washing machine onsite