About Stokkies & Skulpies
Located on the beautiful Wild Coast a mere 25 kilometres from East London and part of the Jikeleza Wild Coast Route from where you can explore all the north coast of East London has to offer. Stokkies & Skulpies is part of the access controlled community of Rainbow Valley, the first little village just north of Gonubie.
Self catering ACCOMMODATION
Upmarket, fully equipped self-catering cottages. Tastefully decorated and perfectly equipped for any length of stay.
These cottages are nestled between the Kwesani River and the Kwelera Nature Reserve that is home to small buck, monkeys and a rich bird life.
Situated only 50 meters from the beach you will be able to hear the sound of waves crashing onto the rocks nearby. This part of our beautiful coastline consists mostly of pebbles and rocky outposts.
Our four star grading ensures a high standard of quality accommodation. Stokkies & Skulpies offer a comfortable “home away from home”.
A total of 13 guests can be accommodated as follows:
Skulpies (sleeps three guests):
• Stylishly decorated in a nautical theme with veranda and braai-area. Outdoor shower.
• Kitchen - fully fitted & equipped
• Dining room / lounge - leather couches, flat screen TV, satellite & DVD player
• Main bedroom - queen bed
• Second bedroom - single bed
Klippies (sleeps six guests):
• Open plan living area; ideal for entertaining indoors or outside on the patio with indoor and outdoor braai facilities
• Kitchen / dining room area open plan
• Lounge - open plan, leather couches, flat screen TV, satellite & DVD player
• Main bedroom - queen bed
• Second bedroom - two single beds open plan
• 2 Beds in the lounge area
• Firt bathroom – shower, toilet basin
Boat House (sleeps eight guests):
• Stylishly decorated with veranda and braai area
• Open plan Kitchen - fully fitted & equipped
• Dining room / lounge / TV area - leather couches, flat screen TV, satellite & DVD player
• Main bedroom - queen bed and 4 single beds with en-suite full bathroom
• Second bedroom - 2 x single beds
• Bathroom - Shower and bath
ATTRACTIONS & ACTIVITIES
Fishing right at our door is a popular activity as well as water sports such as surfing, canoeing etc. This is a great area for bird watching, walking & hiking. A communal swimming pool and plenty of lawn space makes it a natural playground for children.
The closest shopping centre “The Village Centre” is only 4kms away.
Jikeleza in the local isiXhosa language invites one to “wander” or “meander” through this scenic coastal tourist route. World class beaches, tidal rivers aplenty, countless leisure options and rich cultural heritage makes this a ‘must see’ destination. Some of the attractions within a 40kms radius from Stokkies & Skulpies include:
The famous Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve hosts the Big Six, offering magnificent game drives and interaction with elephants.
For a true taste of Xhosa culture and custom, visit Mama Tofu in her home in Ngxingxolo Village.
Cintsa East has the best swimming beach. The seven-kilometer stretch is a popular kite-surfing spot.
There is a tidal pool at Cintsa West, which has been there for decades and is safe for children.
For those looking for arts and crafts there are several artists on the route who welcome a visit to their galleries by appointment.
Cintsa Horses, Areena Riverside Resort, Murambi Roses, Tea in the Trees, The Red Tulip Café, The Milking Shed, AV8 Helicopters, Michaela's restaurant, Country Bumpkin etc offer lots to do, see, eat and buy!
OTHER ACTIVITIES NEARBY:
There are many resorts close together to explore: Glengariff, Glen Eden, Yellowsands, Morgan Bay, Marsh Strand, Haga Haga, Kei Mouth and more.
Top class golf courses, movies, a casino / shopping malls or for anything else one might need, the city is just a short car trip away. East London Golf Course, which is rated amongst one of the best in South Africa, 22kms away. The Hemmingways Casino / Shopping Mall is a 20 minutes drive. Remember to visit the East London Museum, famous for hosting the prehistoric Coelacanth Fish.
No smoking is allowed inside the cottages. Linen and towels are supplied but guests are requested to bring their own beach towels. The cottages are not serviced, but when occupied for more than seven days there will be a change of linen and a general clean up. Arrangements for a cleaning service can be made at an additional fee. Sorry, no pets allowed.
We would love to welcome you at Stokkies & Skulpies. This unspoilt and scenic part of the coast is well worth a visit. An ideal breakaway!