We offer comfortable self-catering duplex apartments on the beachfront and at the Kowie River Mouth in Port Alfred, Heart of the Sunshine Coast. Settler Sands Self Catering Accommodation
is a 3 star graded establishment via the Tourism Grading Council.
Our units accommodate from one - seven people, in two or three bedroom units or apartments. Ideal for family holidays, weekend getaways, and overnight stays. Sip sun downers on the patio while the surf crashes down in front of your unit.
There is good fishing off the piers, the river or from the beach only 30 meters away. Superb blue flag swimming beach and surfing beaches are at your front door. There is a beachfront restaurant and Cafe close by. Port Alfred has most major shops and amenities, and a new shopping mall and private hospital. Please note that you must bring your own beach and bath towels or hire from us if you forget.
Accommodation at Settler Sands Self Catering:
We currently have 3 three-bedroom units, units 19, 34, and 82. They have two bathrooms upstairs between the bedrooms and also a guest cloakroom downstairs in the larger kitchen, dining, and living area. Each unit has a built in braai in front and a large enclosed courtyard with wash line, cold water shower (rinse sand off your feet) and rain water tank. There is a large lawn in front with swings and climbing apparatus for kids.
Most of our units (30 units) are duplex 2 bedroom units, with a full bathroom upstairs between the bedrooms, and also a guest cloakroom downstairs in the open plan kitchen and living area. All have built in cupboards. The main bedroom has a double or queen bed, dressing table, and a juliet balcony and sea, sea or river, or internal complex views. The second bedroom has 2 single beds, or a bunk bed and one single bed. A neat kitchen, with open plan dining and living areas is situated downstairs and some units have an enclosed courtyard with fresh water tank, an outside shower and wash-line.
All units have braai facilities. Note that we have a number of newer units which are of a better quality than certain of the older units. Generally the older units have the best views towards the sea though. Some units face the river, some face inwards, and some face the sea. Note that linen is provided, but kitchen, beach and bath towels are not provided.
Settler Sands Self Catering Accommodation Activities:
We can assist you to plan activities and point you in the right direction. There is a lot to do, from visiting famous game reserves, golfing, boat cruises, scuba diving, beach hikes, mountain biking through pristine natural bush, surfing, deep sea game fishing and more.
Settler Sands Self Catering Accommodation Map:
Clothing & Accessories:
Port Alfred offers a wonderful temperate climate, the hottest months being January/ February. Coldest months are July/ August. Bring light summer clothes from November though April and a jacket for windy nights if any. Long trousers and a jersey/ jumper for colder days in winter.
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