MAP
The Safari Experts
/11
Images
  • aerial
  • st francis bay
  • cape st francis
Rotate phone to view
11
full screen images

St Francis Bay

...

... is located around 75km east of Port Elizabeth in the Sunshine Coast West area of the Eastern Cape in South Africa.

This quiet, sleepy and upmarket coastal settlement is quite a contrast its rather brash neighbour, the surf capital of Jeffreys Bay.

Set along the eastern side of the peninsular, surrounded by nature reserves and wild beaches, the town has a distinctly unspoiled feel to it.

It is comprised of avenues of luxury holiday and retirement homes, most of them in traditional thatch, some lining a network of recently engineered waterways connected to a scenic river estuary.

The main potential downsides are that the village can experience very high visitor traffic during local holidays, the accommodation is largely aimed at the domestic market and there are relatively few activities in the immediate area.


The Sands ... is situated at the back of the main beach and is probably the most upmarket option in the area.

Sandals ... is more of a mid-range option, set a couple of rows back from the ocean.


We tend to most often include this area in trips as a single overnight for guests on self-drive trips who need to make the connection between the Garden Route and the airport at Port Elizabeth.
Related Lodges
Your Trip
Get in touch with us now and we will get right back to you
with a set of individually tailor-made sample trips
From there it should be easy
to fine tune to your perfect african adventure
Trip Search
All the trips we have ever built are here for you to browse
Select a location or experience and a price range to get started
Tony Fishlock
Tony Fishlock, Finance Director
All of our safari experts have
extensive first hand experience of
living and travelling in Africa,
we really do know the place
inside out.