African Sands Guesthouse Port Elizabeth Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Humewood

African Sands Guesthouse

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering at 18 Driftsands Drive, Humewood, Port Elizabeth, 6001, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

  • Property TypeGuest House/B&B
  • Guests12
  • Units/Rooms5

About African Sands Guesthouse

African Sands Bed and Breakfast offers upmarket accommodation in Humewood, Port Elizabeth, and the option of self catering. Situated just 800mt from Port Elizabeth’s famous Kings Beach which is a safe swimming beach on a beautiful sandy coastline. Kings Beach is the start of PE’s beachfront promenade where on a Sunday morning you can enjoy the hustle and bustle of a busy flea market. African Sands is owner managed by hosts, Patrick and Jeannette Allen, who offer outstanding hospitality and exception personal service, rated 10 out of 10 by their guests!


The accommodation offers stylishly decorated double en suite rooms, all with private entrances, secure off street parking and self catering facilities.

The new wing built early this year has two air-conditioned en suite double rooms with kitchenettes and solid double interleading doors either for privacy or to be opened up to suit the guest looking for a family unit. For families with smaller children, many families have enjoyed the double room which has the addition of a sleeper couch. A portable braai can be arranged for those who enjoy relaxing outside on a lovely still Eastern Cape evening.

If you are looking for a true home away from home experience with extremely comfortable beds, beautifully decorated rooms and a good hearty breakfast, African Sands has it all for you. For the corporate world, African Sands is very centrally situated with easy access to the highway on the one side and the popular beachfront restaurants on the other. The airport is closeby and also Port Elizabeth’s railway station where the Premier Class train leaves for Cape Town. Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University is approximately six kilometres from African Sands.


Full English breakfasts are served in the dining room which looks out onto a bird-filled garden.

Activities and Attractions

Humewood is situated close to the Boardwalk Casino and Shopping Centre, Port Elizabeth’s premier entertainment complex with boutique stores, kiddie game centres, movie houses and restaurants. Humewood’s famous 18 hole links golf course is nearby and ranks in the top 20 of South Africa’s golf courses and is often thought of as one of the world’s most challenging links courses.

Port Elizabeth has many historical attractions, one the most interesting being the Historic Donkin Heritage trail which allows the visitor to follow in the footsteps of the 1820 Settlers on their journey of discovery and settlement. This 5 km trail visits 47 historical sites and architectural delights in the Old Hill area of central PE. For an enjoyable days outing, you could visit the lion cubs at Seaview Game Park or the tame cheetah at Kragga Kamma Game Park, both a mere 30 minute drive from African Sands.

Port Elizabeth is just two hours drive from a number of game reserves, including the exclusive Shamwari Game Reserve which is home to the ‘Big Five’ of Africa. The Addo Elephant Park is an hours drive away and dedicated to the preservation of the Eastern Cape Elephant and the Cape Buffalo. The region is proud to be Malaria free.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with M-Net)
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Wheelchair Friendly

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Wake up calls

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available
  • Tour assistance
  • Tonight from
  • ZAR 900
  • per unit per nightbased on 2 persons

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -33.975913999333336
Longitude: 25.636912999666666

Closest airport(s)
Port Elizabeth Airport - 3km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Listed on
November 2010 - 5 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

Patrick and Jeannette went all out to make our stay a memorable one.They are such kind and attentive hosts.Our rooms were nice and comfortable.The...

Funeka Ntobongwana, mthatha Travellers' Rating


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