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Jeffreys Bay

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Jeffreys Bay
is located around 65km east of Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape region of South Africa.

Widely known as "Jay Bay", this place is generally considered to be the surfing capital of South Africa, with the main Supertubes Beach providing year-round action.

This place is a full-on resort town and in the South African holiday seasons it fills to bursting point with families from upcountry coming to stay in their second homes.

The packed beaches are lined with surf shops and fast food outlets. It's not particularly pretty, but there is quite a buzz.

At other times of year, Jeffreys Bay has that same timeless out of season quality that befalls most beach resorts, something of a ghost town, but the surf remains alluring and July to October whales can often be spotted from the shore.

We are only asked to include Jeffries Bay in trips relatively rarely, usually because guests specifically want to do a bit of surfing on the way through.

Diaz 15 ... is the stand-out higher-end accommodation option.

Otherwise guests tend to more often stay at St Francis Bay, which is a much quieter and prettier seafront settlement a little further to the southwest.

When we do include the area in trips it is virtually always as part of a self-drive exploration, often starting in Cape Town, heading east through various locations in the Western Cape, to overnight here before either heading on further into the Eastern Cape or ending at Port Elizabeth.
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