In the 'hood, Cintsa as a destination

The quaint little seaside village of Cintsa (or Chintsa), lies just 45 kilometres north east of East London. It is often mistakenly regarded as part of the Wild Coast, and though it lies very close to it, manages to fall just outside. Nonetheless, this part of the coast is reminiscent of all things wild, and the beauty of the surrounds is the reason so many seek out this peaceful spot that ... cont.

Cintsa Drive, Cintsa East, Wild Coast, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Directions to Prana Lodge

From the Airport, follow N2 signs out of East London.
Once off the NE expressway onto the N2, travel for approximately 25kmís towards Mthatha.
You will pass turn off to Beacon Bay, Gonubie, Brakfontein, continue towards Mthatha
After +- 20kmís you will travel though some sharp bends and turns, once through the bends, you travel up a long hill
Chintsa turn off is on the right midway up the Hill.
It is well sign posted. At the Right turn, you will see signs for Crawfords Cabins, Inkwenkwezi and others.
Follow the road for +- 11kmís. You will pass a Trading store on your left,
The Turn off to Chintsa East is 500 metres from the trading store.
This road will take you directly into Chinsta East
Prana Lodge is at the bottom of the hill on the left hand side Ė if you get to Chintsa Country Club, you have gone too far.

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (1 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (1 km)
  • Grocery Store (1 km)
  • Post Office (1 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (2 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (30 km)
  • Airport (40 km)
  • Bus Line (40 km)
  • Car Hire (40 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (40 km)


  • Beach
  • Bird watching
  • Cultural experiences
  • Cycling paths
  • Diving / snorkelling
  • Fishing
  • Game viewing
  • Golf course(s)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Health spa / massage
  • Horse riding
  • Kayaking / surf ski
  • Kite surfing
  • Rowing / canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Township tours
  • Wind surfing

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