If you are looking for the best accommodation in Jeffreys Bay then you are in the right place. Jeffreys Bay is one of the hidden gems of the South African coast. While not as popular as other travel destinations like Cape Town or Johannesburg it deserves a place on many a travel itinerary. For those in the know, Jeffreys Bay offers a great escape. It also has other benefits like not being as expensive as the popular travel destinations and you can kick back and enjoy the same luxuries without too much traffic. Locally, it is known for its beautiful beaches that are perfect for swimming and surfing.
Jeffreys Bay is located 75km west of Port Elizabeth. If you are doing a road trip toward the Western Cape, it is the perfect stop over when you are making the trek. But even on its own, it stands out as an ideal coastal getaway.
List of Best Accommodation In Jeffreys Bay
You will need lodgings to make the trip special and here we have listed some of the best accommodation in Jeffreys Bay. Whether you are looking for a beachfront guesthouse with ocean view or a place in the marina with yachts and kayaking, a hotel or a self-catering unit, we have compiled this list to cover different types to satisfy the different needs.
Dolphin Sunrise is a personal favourite when it comes to accommodation in Jeffreys Bay. It has everything you could ask for when it comes to location. The guest house is located right on the beach, with expansive viewing decks of the ocean that make you feel as if the ocean is your own private sea. You can easily spend hours taking in the panoramic views. When staying at the lodge, you have direct access to the beach and wake up to the sound of waves crashing.
Dolphin Sunrise is a self-catering lodging with all the necessary appliances available. All of the rooms offer en-suite bathrooms with heated floors, a bar fridge with a minibar, DSTV and free WiFi internet.
Shaloha Guesthouse is another beachfront guesthouse located on Supertubes, the popular location for surfing that is part of the annual World Surf League tour. Shaloha is 2km from the city centre, which is close enough for convenience but far enough to escape the hustle and bustle. The guesthouse offers tranquility and privacy in its newly designed luxury suites. The lodge is a self-catering guesthouse with mmunal areas that boast uninterrupted sea views. Every morning, a hearty breakfast is served that is included with the lodgings.
You will be staying just a stone’s throw from the water and you can view the dolphins and even Southern Right Whale from the communal viewing areas. Other facilities included with lodging are daily room servicing, free WiFi and secure parking. Our choice of rooms are the penthouse suites which offer sweeping ocean views from a private balcony with sun loungers to lay back on.
The Ark Guesthouse at Marina Martinique
If you are looking for something different from the beachfront and sea views, then The Ark Guest House offers you just that. The guesthouse is situated on an island in the Marina Martinique residential area. You will be right on the banks of the lake with views, with an observational deck where you can kick back and wave to other residents in the marina. The area is quiet and perfect to unwind and relax.
If you want to see the ocean, Marina Beach is less than a kilometer away. The rooms are well-equipped and spacious, with well-chosen décor and furnishings that match the maritime theme of the area. Complimentary services include kayaking and free high speed internet. There is an outdoor area where you can light an open fire and barbecue facilities.
Mandyville Hotel is one of the most popular hotels in Jeffrey’s Bay, and with good reason. It is centrally located and close to both the city centre and other places of interest. The hotel is less than 1km from Dolphin Bay so it is very convenient. If you are staying there you can easily take a jog or a leisurely stroll to the beach. Airport shuttle is available on request and there is free private parking available on-site.
The hotel is bright and modern with en-suite bedrooms which are spacious and comfortable. The rooms have DSTV and free WiFi is available. There is a nice patio and a garden to relax in on your stay there. The staff at the hotel are very friendly and rooms are clean and well-appointed. The breakfast menu is particularly good, with the eggs Benedict being one of the favourites.
Stone Olive is a Bed and Breakfast that is also less than 1km away from the beach. The guest house is upmarket with French-Mediterranean style decoration. The aim to give patrons a luxurious and comfortable experience that is centered on great service. The guest house has elegant rooms that are all have en-suite bathroom and their own private entrance. Rooms are big and spotless, and if you stay at this guest house, I recommend you try to book the Deluxe King room as it has big bonus of views of the ocean.
You will enjoy a full English and continental breakfast that is served every daily on your stay. When you don’t want to be cooped up in your room, you can relax in the courtyard or take a swim in the pool. Complimentary amenities include free high speed internet and secure parking.