African Aquila Lodge takes its name from the majestic African Eagle and is a 5 unit self catering establishment - an ideal getaway for families and long term corporate clients. African Aquila is ideally located in the beautiful garden suburb of Walmer..
Hobie Beach Guest House offers friendly and relaxed hospitality for leisure travellers, business executives and the sport enthusiast. We offer comfortable and stylish en-suite bedrooms with remote colour TV with M-Net, bar fridge, microwave, fan, ...
VALLEY BUSHVELD COUNTRY LODGE is an owner managed, successful, four star, safari-style Country Lodge in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. The Lodge is built on a private game reserve on the banks of the Coegas River.
Blue Skies Country House offers comfortable Bed and Breakfast accommodation for 26 people in 11 rooms at realistic prices. Enjoy the peace and tranquility of our 2 hectare garden near Kragga Kamma Road with a sparkling salt water pool and abundant bird..
Sea Notes offers a variety of self catering accommodation in one private cottage and two self-contained apartments. This makes it ideal for individuals, couples or family groups. All offer privacy with their own entrances ..
Blue Bay, previously known as Blu Be’ and under new ownership, is located on the beachfront in Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth and it’s the perfect base for your stay in “PE” – whether you’re here on business, heading out to a game reserve or just need to ge
Gardenview Guest House is situated in the leafy Port Elizabeth suburb of Walmer, in a quiet cul-de-sac. The guest house is centrally located, close to Port Elizabeth International Airport, shopping centres, restaurants, movie houses and sporting facilitie
Far from the madding crowd, on a hill overlooking the luscious Sunday's River Valley and on the doorstep of the world renowned Greater Addo Elephant Park, lies Kududu Guesthouse, a haven of tranquility and comfort, waiting to be discovered.
Settle Inn at Sundays River is situated in the heart of the Sunshine Coast. On the one side, you overlook the rolling hills and new Southgate entrance, Camp Matyholweni of the Addo National Park and on the other side the Sundays River .
Spend a night in the middle of the bush, listening to the sounds of the wild around you. You may catch a glimpse of nocturnal animals drinking at the nearby waterhole, gaze at the starry skies and enjoy simply being away from it all. The tents are located
Savour the peace and quiet of this beautiful hidden gem, while listening to the waves breaking on the shore, perched ever so perfectly on the beachfront of Kini Bay, a quaint village setting in Port Elizabeth.
A relaxed atmosphere together with great hospitality, for both business and leisure travellers. Tastefully decorated bedrooms, have sitting areas, each unit has its own separate path entrances, and patios. Each unit is equipped with a fridge
Brighton Mew Guest Suites, a ten minute drive from the airport, provide top quality self-catering and self-serving comfortable private family accommodation for 14 persons in three apartments.
Ocean Sunset is situated on the beautiful coastline, west of Port Elizabeth in the peaceful little village of Seaview. Five minutes walk from the beach which is famous for its angling, snorkeling and rock pools.
Port Elizabeth, Summerstrand Holidays, Eastern Cape Tourism, Western Region
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Despite being rated as having the 4th best weather of any coastal city in the world, endless golden beaches offering a huge variety of water sports, an aquarium, museums, casino, nature reserves, lion park and a variety of historical and cultural attractions, Port Elizabeth remains one of South Africa's best kept secrets.
In the middle of it all lies the stylish, much sought after Eastern Cape, PE suburb of Summerstrand. Close to the beach, Summerstrand is just 5 minutes from Pollock Beach, known as 'The Pipe' to the locals, because of its excellent waves and fabulous surfing. Also within easy walking distance from Summerstrand is the popular PE Boardwalk Casino Entertainment and Restaurant Complex, which is built on a series of man-made lakes and beautiful gardens lit at night with thousands of Tivoli lights. This famous Eastern Cape, Summerstrand attraction guarantees to keep the family busy and entertained with a veritable feast of fun! Shopaholics will love this unique Port Elizabeth retail experience; the hungry can enjoy take-aways, food stalls and gourmet restaurants; kids will love the game arcades, and PE visitors can try their luck in the casino, which boasts an impressive 24 tables and 900 slot machines.
Besides the impressive PE Blue Flag beaches close to Summerstrand, which offer visitors a superb variety of activities including exceptional windsurfing, fishing, sailing and scuba diving, PE is also well known to golf lovers, who can chose between 3 outstanding 18 hole Port Elizabeth golf courses.
- Humewood Golf Club (3.9km, 8 minutes from Summerstrand) with its wide and undulating fairways, fast greens and thick coastal bush is a tough PE links golf course which is a must for any golfer visiting the friendly Eastern Cape city of Port Elizabeth.
- Port Elizabeth Golf Club, (9km, 14 minutes north of Summerstrand), is commonly known as “The Hill”, and is one of South Africa’s oldest clubs, with emphasis placed on good food and entertainment, and of course golf!
- Walmer Country Club (10km, 16 minutes from Summerstrand) is the Port Elizabeth golf course which is a genuine challenge to the amateur golfer. With thick coastal bush, tree lined fairways and the notorious Port Elizabeth winds, this Walmer, Eastern Cape golf course can be a handful to most golfers.
Centrally located, Summerstrand is a very convenient, central location, which makes PE Summerstrand an excellent base from which to explore the abundance of Port Elizabeth tourist attractions:
Things to do and see in PE Summerstrand:
Happy Valley - a magical wonderland of well known children's characters. (1.2km from Summerstrand)
McArthur Baths Swimming Pool Complex - an international class water recreation facility. (3.3km from Summerstrand)
BayWorld Oceanarium - one of the biggest and best dolphinariums in the world. (4.4km from Summerstrand)
Port Elizabeth Museum contains interesting exhibits of both natural and cultural history. (6.1km from Summerstrand)
Nelson Mandela Voting Line Sculpture - 38m long, metal sculpture featuring Nelson Mandela. (6.5km from Summerstrand )
South African Air Force Museum boasts a total of nine aircraft. (6.7km from Summerstrand)
St Georges Park - home to the second oldest cricket club in South Africa. (7.4km from Summerstrand)
Summerstrand, PE is in the unique position of being on the Indian Ocean, as well as in fairly close proximity to a number of malaria free Eastern Cape Game Reserves such as Shamwari Game Reserve - home to the Big Five, as well as Eastern Cape, Addo Elephant Park, the third largest national park in South Africa, which lies just 35 minutes to the north of Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth, and is ideally suited for the outdoor adventurer, offering visitors the best prime game viewing.
Also visit other PE towns near Summstrand:
Port Elizabeth, Humewood (3.7km from Summerstrand)
Port Elizabeth, Humerail (4.8km from Summerstrand)
Port Elizabeth, Walmer (8.9km from Summerstrand)
Port Elizabeth, Glendinningvale (10.2km from Summerstrand)
Port Elizabeth, Mill Park (10.5km from Summerstrand)
Accommodation review for Pine Lodge Holiday Resort in Summerstrand
While my husband was doing business in the Port Elizabeth CBD, the kids and I stayed at the Pine Lodge Holiday Resort in Summerstrand, Eastern Cape.
We stayed in one of the 3 star chalets, with the Cape Recife Nature Reserve on one side, and the Port Elizabeth beachfront on the other. Ideally the on-site restaurant was open until late, with a wide variety of treats on offer. The kids also enjoyed hours of entertainment in the well equipped games-room, on those Eastern Cape bad weather days
Although there's a wide variety of Port Elizabeth self catering accommodation around, we chose well with the Summerstrand Pine Lodge Resort
Sharon & Jeff Copeland