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Cape Recife Nature Reserve

Cape Recife Nature Reserve - Schoenmakerskop, Western Region, Eastern Cape

Cape Recife Nature Reserve

The Cape Recife Nature Reserve is 366 hectare reserve of mainly dune vegetation located off Marine Dr in Schoenmakerskop. The trail is appx. 9 km in length and typically can be walked in about 3 to 4 hours,

The reclamation pond has a bird hide where various ducks and waders can be viewed in the water and many species of reed birds can be spotted in the marsh, as well as the occasional otter.

Crossing the causeway and heading towards the beach you will pass through areas of dune vegetation where you might catch a glimpse of the bush pigs that live in this region.

The rock pools near the lighthouse support various invertebrates and other sea life such sea urchins and anemones, which are best appreciated with snorkel and mask during low tide.

A penguin colony at the end of the point provide sanctuary to the endangered African penguin, although as of yet, no permanent colony has been established.

The fortress observation post and the barracks ruins are leftover remnants of the harbour defenses that were erected during the 2nd World War.

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Sleeps: 4
From R 380,00
Per person, per night sharing.

Summerstrand Self Catering Garden Units

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Port Elizabeth

2.9km West of center of Cape Recife Nature Reserve

Summerstrand Garden flat is a fully equipped apartment with open plan lounge / kitchen area. Flat has two bedrooms -one with a double bed in and the other has two single beds in.

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Sleeps: 8 in 4 units/rooms

Blue Bay B&B

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Port Elizabeth

3.2km North West of center of Cape Recife Nature Reserve

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

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Sleeps: 25 in 9 units/rooms
From R 615,00
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Bayside Guest House

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Port Elizabeth

3.2km North West of center of Cape Recife Nature Reserve

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

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Ocean Bay Guest House

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Port Elizabeth

3.3km North West of center of Cape Recife Nature Reserve

Nestled in the beautiful, tranquil beach suburb of Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth, is our new contemporary styled guesthouse, Ocean Bay.

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Isango Gate Boutique Hotel and Spa

Hotel / Boutique Hotel Accommodation in Port Elizabeth

3.4km North West of center of Cape Recife Nature Reserve

Isango Gate was built in the early 1900's, the residence has since been transformed into a sophisticated, elegantly styled boutique hotel. Isango Gate is a serene yet modern setting of African Zen gardens, open deck area, earth tones, modern lines and sty

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ON THE BEACH Summerseas 43

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Port Elizabeth

3.5km North West of center of Cape Recife Nature Reserve

Summerseas 43 is a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom beachfront apartment with direct access to Pollock Beach. This front row property has unobstructed ocean views.

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Sleeps: 24 in 4 units/rooms
From R 224,00
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Brighton Mews Guest Suites

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Port Elizabeth

3.5km North West of center of Cape Recife Nature Reserve

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.

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Sleeps: 4

Summerseas 81

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Port Elizabeth

3.6km North West of center of Cape Recife Nature Reserve

The unit is situated right on the beach with lovely sea views. There is a TV with certain DSTV channels. The unit is also situated within walking distance of a shopping centre and major supermarket as well as restaurants...

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Summerseas 47

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Port Elizabeth

3.7km North West of center of Cape Recife Nature Reserve

The best beach view in all of PE! Situated right on the beach - lie in bed and watch the dolphins. Upmarket apartment, recently renovated with everything you could wish for. Full DSTV with all channels and PVR decoder. Sleeps 4 - 2 bedrooms

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ON THE BEACH Summerseas 42

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Port Elizabeth

3.7km North West of center of Cape Recife Nature Reserve

Beachfront apartment with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Direct access to Pollock Beach perfect for swimming or surfing - no need to drive or cross busy streets. 1 queen and 2 double beds with white Hotel Collection quality bedding.

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