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  • KwaZulu-Natal (Durban)
  • Western Cape (Cape Town)
  • Eastern Cape
  • Mpumalanga
  • North West
  • Free State
  • Northern Cape
  • Limpopo
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  • Nigeria
  • Mozambique
  • Kenya
  • Zambia
  • Tanzania
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South Africa

  • Gauteng (Johannesburg & Surrounds)
  • KwaZulu-Natal (Durban)
  • Western Cape (Cape Town)
  • Eastern Cape
  • Mpumalanga
  • North West
  • Free State
  • Northern Cape
  • Limpopo

Rest of Africa

  • Nigeria
  • Mozambique
  • Kenya
  • Zambia
  • Tanzania

Middle East &
Indian Ocean

  • Seychelles
  • United Arab Emirates

Eastern Cape

The Wild Coast

Our Hotels in the Eastern Cape

Garden Court hotel in Mthatha is an ideal accommodation choice for business and holiday travellers. It is close to Mthatha’s city centre and is an excellent hotel base from which to explore the exciting surroundings of the Eastern Cape. Each of the 117 fashionably furnished rooms offers all the amenities you’ll need, including free WiFi. The hotel itself has many services and facilities to make sure you feel welcome and relaxed, like the self-service workstation, restaurant and bar.

Southern Sun Hemingways hotel in East London will put you into a holiday mood even if you are there on business with its subtropical island feel. The 108 rooms are each equipped with air-conditioning and other facilities that will ensure your comfort. To help you to keep off the holiday centimetres be sure to take full advantage of the hotel’s fitness centre.

Garden Court hotel in East London is situated on the beautiful East Beach Promenade, so you can enjoy the breath-taking beach views from your room! Each room has a writing desk, WiFi, DStv and air-conditioning along with other convenient facilities. The hotel also has a self-service workstation, a restaurant and coffee shop. Feel at home at Garden Court East London. 

Garden Court Kings Beach in Port Elizabeth has stunning views of Algoa Bay and gives visitors an opportunity to enjoy the beach along with the bush. With 280 rooms and selected amenities for your enjoyment, you are sure to have a comfortable and relaxed stay.

Visit the Eastern Cape

Go back in time to see a part of South Africa that is untouched, exciting and waiting to be discovered. 

The Eastern Cape is home to the untamed “Wild Coast.” The coastline here is truly wild, so the national highway veers inland before the beginning of this stretch of world-famous coastline. Small meandering roads allow you to enjoy scenic pathways to some of the most stunning beaches, bays and cliff tops in South Africa. Take in the rolling hills dotted with traditional Xhosa homes and the deep-cut ravines that have a history of ship-wrecking waves. 

This province has been nicknamed “The Adventure Province,” and rightly so. From exploring the coast and un-spoilt beaches, to its many world class wilderness parks, the Eastern Cape is an adventure destination. 

Port Elizabeth is the capital city and is recognized for a crucial role in South African history as the centre of the anti-apartheid movement. Learn about this troubled time in South African history and how far the country has come in the last two decades on a township tour. The Eastern Cape was also home to the iconic leader Nelson Mandela and as tribute to him, the district that Port Elizabeth lies in has been named Nelson Mandela Bay. 

Our Top Recommendations

  • Hole in the Wall

Take a day trip to this famous natural sculpture, which is part of the Wild Coast and is a scenic 87 kilometres drive from Mthatha.

  • Inkwenkwezi Game Reserve

This game reserve near East London is home to the Big Five. It also has an Elephant Sanctuary where you can interact with these beautiful giants and even go on an elephant-back safari!

  • Jeffrey’s Bay

Experience the world-famous surf culture of this small seaside town, 75 kilometres from Port Elizabeth, known as the surfing mecca of Africa.

Hemingways Casino

Inspired by the luxurious home of author Ernst Hemingway, the site offers the thrill of anticipation in its gaming areas, whilst catering for leisure and family entertainment wi...

Southern Sun Hemingways

Southern Sun Hemingways is the ideal base from which to explore East London. It’s located adjacent to the expansive Hemingway's Casino complex with gaming, entertainment, ...

Garden Court East London

Just 13kms from the airport and 3km from the city centre, the hotel is close to numerous tourist attractions and game reserves. With conference facilities for up to 140 people, ...

Garden Court Kings Beach

With its magnificent view over Port Elizabeth’s Algoa Bay and beaches, its proximity to the airport, harbour and all that the friendly city offers, this recently refurbish...

Garden Court Mthatha

17 Kilometres from Mthatha airport, the hotel serves as a gateway to the Wild Coast and Port St Johns and sees to the needs of holidaymakers intent on exploring the coastline an...

SUN1 Port Elizabeth

Conveniently located close to the beach, SUN1 Port Elizabeth provides modern hotel accommodation in an environment that is comfortable, convenient and functional.

Key Largo

Key Largo Restaurant at Southern Sun Hemingways offers at taste of the Caribbean with relaxed yet elegant dining. An exciting menu influenced by the flavours and spices of Cuba ...

Queens Casino

Located in Queenstown, right in the middle of the Karoo Heartland in the Eastern Cape, Queens Casino provides entertainment for the whole family. Leisure guests are treated to a...