About 8 Abalone Place
Situated on the coast in the secluded coastal village of Beachview. We are 25 km from Port Elizabeth, in the Eastern Cape on route to the Garden Route and Cape Town. We are close enough to all local attractions yet out of the hustle and bustle of the big city.
A fully equipped self-catering apartment, graded by the South African Grading Council and awarded 3 Stars, Abalone Place is ideal for weekend, midweek or Holiday getaways at the sea, for family’s couples or business people.
The apartment is on the ground floor and caters for up to six people and is set in a beautiful garden with magnificent sea views. Restaurants and shops are minutes away. Take an easy walk to beach, tidal pool and fishing area. You can watch the dolphin’s play in the waves.
The apartment has its own entrance and consists of two bedrooms, a lounge, dining area, kitchen and a bathroom. The main bedroom comes with a queen size bed and a single bed with build in wardrobes. The 2nd bedroom 2 x 3/4 beds, both bedrooms are air-conditioned.
The kitchen comes with a microwave, fridge, freezer, two-plate oven, toaster and all the utensils and crockery you might need. The lounge and main bedroom have DSTV. You will have the use of the barbeque/ braai area, garden and deck all with beautiful sea views.
Bed linen and towels are supplied; please bring your own beach towels. There is secure off street parking and a safe on the premises. Meals can be provided on request. Firewood is available for barbeque. A Home theatre system is connected to the TV in the lounge with DVD.
We pride ourselves on our customer service and will go out of our way to make your stay as pleasant and comfortable as humanly possible and will help and advise you on planning your trips to local attractions in and around Port Elizabeth. We would like you to arrive as guests and leave as friends.
Attractions and Activities
Rock and surf fishing, surfing, game viewing, hiking, bird watching, swimming, Braai / Barbecue, DSTV, golf, horse riding, mountain biking, water sports, whale watching and 4x4 Trails.
Things to do in an around Beachview: At the mouth of the Maitland river lies a magnificent bathing beach backed by huge sand dunes stretching for about 5 kilometers west from Beachview to beyond Blue Water Bay. Kids love the dunes for tobogganing and sandboarding. Maitland River Beach is ideal for leisurely strolls along the waters. Situated just 12 kilometres from Beachview, Seaview Game and Lion Park offers a unique experience. Visitors can play with tame lion cubs varying in age from four to nine months depending on the time of year
About an hour's drive from Beachview, Addo is a small farming town that's best known for its proximity to the Greater Addo Elephant National Park, which is South Africa's first 'Big Seven' reserve. As well as the usual Big Five - rhino, lion, elephant, leopard and buffalo, the park, which extends to the sea and some offshore islands, also offers sightings of southern right whales and (great) white sharks
The area surrounding the Port Elizabeth CBD has a number of historic attractions, many of which are linked by the Donkin Heritage Trail. These include the Campanile (bell tower), built in 1923 to commemorate the arrival of the 1820 Settlers and offering a great viewpoint over the city; the city hall (1862); the Donkin Reserve park and monument; and the old stone Fort Frederick itself (1799). Other attractions include the gardens at St George's Park, the King George VI Art Gallery, the museum and oceanography room at Humewood, and the new Boardwalk waterfront complex.
Port Elizabeth is known commonly as the watersports capital of South Africa and boasts an ever increasing number of watersports events annually. Algoa bay is home to scuba diving, game fishing charters, surfing, windsurfing, kiteboarding to name but a few. There are many cruises offered from the harbour from sunset cruises to view dolphins to whale watching tours.