Western Region Accommodation


St. Francis Bay Accommodation


Self Catering in St. Francis Bay

Summerhill Self-Catering

Summerhill Self-Catering
Location & Contact Details
Address: 172 St Francis Drive
St Francis Bay
Eastern Cape
South Africa
Contact : Shavonne
Local Tel : 042-2940515
INT Tel : +27-42-2940515
Cell : 064-5822970


Summerhill, a small upmarket guesthouse, boasting a 3 star grading, is situated in the heart of the beautiful coastal village of St Francis Bay, in the Eastern Cape. It offers spacious and comfortable modern apartments, that are fully equipped and each with their own private entrance.
Centrally situated it is walking distance to variety of quaint village shops, banks, restaurants, shopping malls in the village centre. The guesthouse is just a 5 minute walk from the main swimming beach, a mere 1 hour drive from Port Elizabeth (airport), and 1.5 hours from many fabulous, malaria free, Eastern Cape game farms that boast the Big 5.

All the spacious bedrooms have their own en-suite bathroom, and beds are covered with down duvets. Set in a large, tranquil garden (child safe), you can enjoy relaxing bird-watching from the comfort of your verandah. An under cover braai area makes for all weather entertaining. Secure off-street parking.

Bachelor Flat No 1 Downstairs (sleeps 2):

  • Room with small lounge area, leads onto a verandah - Bedroom has a queen-sized bed; en-suite bathroom with shower.
  • Separate kitchen
  • Flat screen TV, DSTV (B n B Bouquet) and DVD player
  • Free Wi-Fi

1 Bedroom Flat No 2 Downstairs (sleeps 2): ONLY AVAIL IN DEC/JAN PEAK SEASON

  • Spacious open plan kitchen / lounge with fire place
  • Undercover patio with private braai area, free wood provide
  • Bedroom has a queen bed with en-suite bathroom (bath & shower)
  • Private garden
  • Flat screen TV, DSTV (BnB Bouquet) Hi-Fi and DVD player
  • Free Wi-Fi

2 Bedroom Flat No 3 Upstairs (sleeps 4-5):

  • Open plan kitchen / lounge
  • Lounge area opens onto deck with views & a Weber braai
  • First bedroom has two three-quarter beds with en-suite bathroom (shower)
  • Second bedroom has king size bed and one single (or can be 3 singles), with en-suite bathroom (shower)
  • Flat screen TV, DSTV (BnB Bouquet) and DVD player
  • Free Wi-Fi

Bachelor Flat No 4 Upstairs (sleeps 2):

  • Small unit with queen-size bed with en-suite bathroom (shower)
  • Small kitchen area
  • Flat screen TV, DSTV (BnB Bouquet) and DVD player
  • Free Wi-Fi

Bachelor Flat No 5 Upstairs (sleeps 2-3):

  • King-size bed and a single bed
  • Lounge area with flat screen TV, DSTV (BnB Bouquet) & DVD player
  • En-suite bathroom with shower
  • Separate kitchenette
  • Private entrance onto deck with views & Weber braai
  • Free Wi-Fi


All Units or the Whole Establishment available in December / January period for a minimum stay of 10 nights
The guesthouse SLEEPS 14 IN TOTAL and is ideal for the extended family holiday

Laundry & ironing
Car wash and baby-sitting services (on request)

St Francis boasts an assortment of activities and local attractions for the whole family.

  • Tennis, squash, gym, yoga, canoeing and horse riding to name but a few
  • Beautiful pristine beach stretching to Kromme River mouth
  • A surfer's paradise producing world class waves all year round
  • A fisherman's paradise with rock, surf and river fishing to choose from
  • Whale and dolphin watching, deep sea fishing charters
  • River and canal pleasure cruises
  • Visit the charming port and enjoy a delicious dish of the locally caught calamari
  • The historic lighthouse tour, the penguin rehab centre and breathtaking beach makes nearby Cape St Francis a memorable stop
  • Embark on a walk through the unique Sandriver dune system, rich in archaeological artefacts dating back to pre-historic man, or one of the many fynbos hiking trails and marvel at the natural beauty of the unique flora and fauna
  • For golfing enthusiasts the new Jack Nicklaus designed Links golf course or the St Francis Bay 18 hole golf course is a must
  • Shopping in the new Village Square mall and boutique shops or visit Billabong clothing factory shop in the nearby surfing mecca of Jeffreys bay
  • Enjoy a massage in the comfort of your apartment or get pampered at one of the local spas

Or simply relax and enjoy life in a little piece of paradise where the holidays never ends.


  • Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment
  • AA Highly Recommended

  • Payment Methods
  • Cash on arrival
  • EFT / Bank Transfer
  • MasterCard
  • Visa
  • Languages Spoken At Establishment
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Bed Configuration
  • Flat 1 - Bachelor (Downstairs) (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - king
  • Flat 3 - 2 Bedroom Apartment (Upstairs) (Sleeps 5) x 1
    • Room 1 - king
    • Room 2 - three quarter, three quarter, three quarter
  • Flat 4 - Bachelor (Upstairs) (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - queen
  • Flat 5 - Large Bachelor (Upstairs) (Sleeps 3) x 1
    • Room 1 - king, three quarter
  • Whole Guest House - 5 Flats (7 Rooms) (Sleeps 12) x 4
    • Room 1 - king
    • Room 2 - king
    • Room 3 - three quarter, three quarter, three quarter
    • Room 4 - queen
    • Room 5 - king, single
  • Facilities
  • babysitting service
  • beach (less than 500m)
  • boat / marine slipway (within 5km)
  • boat trips (less than 5km)
  • bowls (less than 5km)
  • braai / barbecue - communal
  • canoeing (less than 5km)
  • DSTV in unit
  • exercise facilities (less than 5km)
  • fishing (less than 3km)
  • game drives (less than 30km)
  • golf (less than 5km)
  • horse riding (less than 5km)
  • kitchen (fully equipped)
  • kitchenette (some units)
  • laundry facilities (less than 2km)
  • laundry facilities onsite
  • live entertainment (less than 3km)
  • lock-up safe
  • medical facilities (less than 5km)
  • microwave (some units)
  • microwave in unit
  • nature trail (less than 2km)
  • ostrich farm (less than 10km)
  • parking all onsite
  • parking off-site
  • pets allowed by prior arrangement
  • private airfield (less than 15km)
  • private entrance
  • radio in room
  • restaurant (less than 5km)
  • serviced
  • squash court (less than 5km)
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • tennis court (less than 5km)
  • tumble dryer onsite
  • washing machine onsite
  • water skiing (less than 10km)
  • whale watching (less than 10km)
  • wi-fi / hotspot
  • Special Categories
  • Fresh-Water Fishing Accommodationdetails
    The following apply
    Fishing equipment for hire
    Can bring own fishing equipment
    Boat available for use
    Boat available for hire
    Can bring own boat (no petrol motors)
    Catch and release
    Catch and keep
    Limited number of fish per day allowed
    Fly fishing
  • Interesting Place Accommodationdetails
    Why is your establishment interesting?
    Detail description : Summerhill is centrally located in the heart of St Francis Bay, within short walking distance to the main swimming beach, restaurants, shopping centres and other amenities.

  • Pet Friendly Accommodationdetails
    The following apply
    Small dogs
    Big dogs
    Dogs have to be on lead whilst outside
    Kennels provided
    Kennels must be used
    Other animals on the property
    Horse stables – bedding provided
    Horse stables – bedding not provided
    Horse paddocks
    Grooms available
    Parking area for horse box / float
  • Quad/4x4/Bike Trails Accommodationdetails
    The following apply
    Bring your own bicycle
    Bicycles to hire
    Bicycle set trails
    Bicycle - free to explore
    Bring your own quad bike
    Quad bikes to hire
    Quad bike set trails
    Quad bikes – free to explore
    Bring your own off-road motorcycle
    Off-road motorcycles to hire
    Off-road motorcycle set trails
    Off-road motorcycle – free to explore
    4x4 vehicle set trails
    4x4 vehicle – free to explore
  • Sleeps 10 or More Accommodationdetails
    Your establishment has capacity to cater for groups of 10 or more.
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