Meermin Cottage is a newly completed executive,Cape St. Francis, 125 kilometres from Port Elizabeth airport; the gateway to the Eastern Cape Garden Route.

It has spectacular views of the Irma Booysen nature reserve, the village and the sea from the lounge and sun porch.

A two minute walk brings you to a lookout point above kilometres of sandy beach and the bay stretching from Cape St. Francis lighthouse to Shark point.

The lighthouse is a national monument built in 1878 and is the tallest masonry tower on the South African coast, it is well worth a visit.

Cape St. Francis is a world famous surfing destination. Other activities include fishing; on and offshore, all forms of water sport, sand boarding, horse riding, guided nature walks, canal and river cruises and lazy summer beach days.

Meermin Cottage sleeps 5; the master bedroom has a double bed and a single bed for a young child. There are two single beds in the TV lounge. It has a bathroom with a shower and a fully equipped kitchen. The wood and glass enclosed sun porch has a dining area and lounge with spectacular views. By law the cottage is a non smoking facility. In the outdoor area there is sun court, barbeque and shower with hot water.

DStv (bring your card) is provided. Wireless ADSL coverage is available. The cottage has a separate Rapid Response Security. An extensive range of restaurants and shops are available. Cleaning and laundry services are available. Bring your own beach towels. The airfield is five kilometres by road. Airport transfers (local and Port Elizabeth) can be provided.

  • airport transfers
  • beach (less than 500m)
  • big game (less than 30km)
  • boat / marine slipway (within 5km)
  • cycling trails
  • exercise facilities (less than 5km)
  • guided nature walks
  • heaters in unit
  • hunting (less than 30km)
  • laundry facilities (less than 2km)
  • Malaria free
  • medical facilities (less than 5km)
  • mountain biking
  • No smoking in rooms
  • not serviced
  • parking all onsite
  • parking off-site
  • private airfield (less than 15km)
  • Serviced on demand