Eastern Cape Beaches & Pools

Situated between Western Cape and KwaZulu Natal, the Eastern Cape is the second largest of South Africa's 9 provinces. Show on Map

Destinations in Eastern Cape


Humewood Beach

Where? Humewood
As Port Elizabeth’s only Blue Flag Beach (2013), Humewood Beach stands apart for its quality, beauty and safety. It is fabulous for swimming, sun-tanning and even snorkelling, and families with young children ...

Mazeppa Bay Second Beach

Where? Mazeppa Bay
Mazeppa Bay is a tiny village that is situated fairly close to the popular vacation spot of Coffee Bay. It is, traditionally, a fishing village, occupied by rural folk that live off the produce of the land and ...

Paradise Beach

Where? Jeffreys Bay
Marking the halfway point between the surfing hotspot of Jeffrey’s Bay and the holiday retreat town of Cape St Francis is the aptly named Paradise Beach. Although its name would imply that it refers only ...

Yellow Sands Beach

Where? Kwelera
Yellow Sands Beach is a fantastic and enjoyable fishing spot for anglers and those going out on a boat. There is a boat launch spot here, also suitable for ski boats. Situated next to the Kwelera River ...

Hobie Beach

Where? Summerstrand
The popular Hobie Beach, in the vicinity of Shark Rock Pier and the Boardwalk, is the venue for the annual Splash Festival, beach volleyball and world boardsailing championships. The beach, which is a ...

Boknes Beach

Where? Cannon Rocks
The inviting, warm waters of Boknes Beach attract tourist and locals to splash around and laze on the soft sands. Surfing and kitesurfing are popular here with the sea full of activity. The coastal village ...

King's Beach

Where? Humewood
Port Elizabeth boasts a number of fabulous swimming beaches. Kings Beach is the largest and one of the most beautiful, as it is characterised by a 2 kilometre long stretch of flat sandy coastline with rolling ...

Orient Beach

Where? East London
Lying on the eastern side of the Buffalo River on the south end of the esplanade in The Quigney, Orient beach used to be known as the Sandy Beach until 1907 when a Russian vessel called the SS Orient ran ...

Van Stadens Beach

Where? Van Stadens
Van Stadens, as an area, lies about 45 kilometres from Port Elizabeth; almost halfway to Jeffrey’s Bay. It is characterised by the deep gorge, the Van Stadens River and the stunning beach at this river’s ...

Gulu Beach

Where? East London
Although Gulu Beach is essentially frequented by recreational anglers, it makes for a wonderful day trip during summer, when the wide open beach at the seaward end of the Gulu River offers safe swimming ...

Poenskop Beach

Where? Port St Johns
Poenskop beach lies to the north of Port St Johns and is one of the most isolated beaches on the Wild Coast. As you make your way to Poenskop, a few huts will be passed en route, but there is really ...

St Georges Strand

Where? St Georges Park
St Georges Strand is a lesser-known member of the Port Elizabeth beaches. This is due to its being rather far removed from the town centre, as well as the dangerous surf conditions. St Georges Strand is ...

Kelly's Beach

Where? Port Alfred
A unique feature of Kelly's Beach in Port Alfred on the Sunshine Coast is the two viewing decks from which you can view the beach, perhaps spot a whale or two and from which you can observe the most ...

Mdumbi Beach

Where? Near to Coffee Bay
The Wild Coast of South Africa extends up the eastern side of the country, and is characterised by its rural charm and undeniable beauty. Mud huts are dotted along the greenery of the landscape, and the ...

Sardinia Bay Beach

Where? Sardinia Bay
Affectionately known to the locals as Sards, Sardinia Bay Beach is an absolutely spectacular beach on the outskirts of Port Elizabeth’s suburban centre. This beach is all about miles upon miles of sandy ...

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