About A Stone's Throw B&B
Freedom is a stone's throw away ... stunning sunsets - country garden setting - spectacular views - bird lover's delight and scenic walks. Warm Eastern Cape Hospitality!
Offering country living a "Stones Throw" from the University town of Grahamstown, you will find A Stone's Throw B&B nestled on the hilltops where you can enjoy panoramic vistas and witness gorgeous sunsets from a spacious garden setting. Situated as an ideal stopover between the Garden Route and KwaZulu Natal, just 2km's off the N2, outside of Grahamstown, home to the National Arts Festival and City of Saints and Scholars.
Self Catering Units:
Accommodation at A Stone's Throw incorporates two self catering log cabins (Indlu and Thorntree Cabins). Complimentary beverage trays, crispy percale linen and all units are en-suite with own entrances opening on to a tranquil country garden setting.
Bed Only Units:
Spekboom Deluxe is a comfortable furnished King-size or twin bedded guest room with a shower en-suite and it opens onto a wooden deck with a view down the valley. No self catering facilities.
Our Acacia Karoo Rondavel is a King-size or twin-bedded private rondavel with spectacular views and shower en-suite. No self catering facilities.
The Aloe Double Guest Room opens onto a spacious garden settings and offers a King or twin-bedded guest room with a shower en-suite. No self catering facilities.
A Stone's Throw's welcoming ambience ensures you a memorable stay. Wake up to spectacular views. Enjoy sunsets and watching varied bird life, star-gazing, soaking up the sunshine with a book or taking an energetic hike up to the Toposcope (this building, erected by the Grahamstown Trust in 1997 / 98, shows the direction of many towns and sites of this Eastern Cape region).
Activities and Attractions
A Stone's Throw is close to attractions including: the beaches of Kenton-on-Sea, Kasouga and Port Alfred. An easy journey to the Thomas Baines Nature Reserve or the Great Fish River Game Reserves (comprising of the Andries Vosloo Kudu Reserve, the Double Drift Nature Reserve and the Sam Knott Nature Reserve). A Stones Throw B&B is just over an hour from Port Elizabeth and is easily accessible for day-trips to the Addo Elephant National Park, home to the Big Seven.
A Stone's Throw B&B is within easy reach of a host of activities to offer from the Makana Botanical Gardens to the Albany History Museum, Natural Sciences Museums, and Observatory Museums, which has the only genuine Victorian Camera Obscura in the southern hemisphere.
Grahamstown is also home to the National English Literary Museum, the Library of African Music, as well as the SA Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity, where you can see exhibits relating to the coelacanth - the fossil fish that was thought to be extinct but still lives off the South African coast. When you've finished all that you can soak up the ambience of the vibrant pubs, student vibe and eateries or post a letter from the Oldest Official Post Box in South Africa.
At A Stone's Throw you can experience true Eastern Cape hospitality and service with a smile.