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Welcome to Cape St Francis Resort - Discover this unique and exclusive paradise on the Eastern Cape coast which draws holiday makers from all over the world.

Bordering the beach at Cape St Francis and just 90 minutes from Port Elizabeth airport, Cape St Francis Resort ticks all the boxes as a perfect beach holiday destination. The Resorts` unique setting with a selection of accommodation options from conventional hotel rooms, three and four bedroom cottages or luxury beach villas appeals to couples, families and anyone who loves a beach holiday. All are suitable for either a bed and breakfast choice or a self-catering option.

Renowned as a water sport paradise with surfing, kite-surfing, surf ski and canoe paddling on the beautiful waters off both Cape St Francis and St Francis Bays as well as on the nearby Kromme River. For golfers, the top ten rated St Francis Links offers the keen golfer an excellent challenge of links golf with the nearby St Francis Bay Golf Club offering an easier but still challenging round of golf.

With the mildest temperatures and the longest sunshine hours on the coast, Cape St Francis is a unique and exclusive paradise on the South African southern coast which draws holidaymakers from all over the world to enjoy the glorious beaches, excellent water-sport facilities, leisurely lifestyle and the magical beauty of the unspoilt surroundings.

Conference Center:
The Cape St. Francis Resort Conference Center is set in a refreshing environment to revitalise delegates and engender corporate team spirit. Can accommodate 80 delegates in Ushape , 140 delegates in Classroom and 280 delegates in Theater style. TV and video, overhead projector, flip charts, ready rail, PA System, Secretarial service, fax, telephone, internet and photocopying facilities available.

On site we have two swimming pools. We also offer a diverse range of adventure activities, sea and canal cruises, golf,surf lessons and equipment hire, hiking trails to name but a few. Our team building section offers a variety of team building proprosals.

At Cape St. Francis Resort we are sensitive to the dietary requirements of our delegates and understand the importance of discussing the menu to ensure that the catering is to your specification.

Breakfast is usually a full English, while lunches are based on a selection of options. Our braais are very popular but for those who want a more conventional meal, we have a variety of menus from which to choose.

Accommodation at Cape St Francis Coastal Resort
Beach Break
Luxury Beachfront Self Catering or Bed & Breakfast Accommodation. Situated on the beach in Cape St Francis offering accommodation in a choice of five luxury 5-star beach villas set on the edge of the dunes overlooking the pristine Cape St Francis beach and Seal Point.

Ideal for a large, single or extended family or a group of friend for an exclusive self-catering holiday, the 5-star beach villas have been perceptively designed to also serve as small, intimate bed and breakfasts where guests would enjoy the privacy of their own suites but would share common facilities such as the lounge and dining areas. For those who choose to stay on a bed and breakfast basis, breakfast is prepared and served in the villa.

Three of the luxury villas, Fish Eagle, Nautilus Place and Sandpiper each have five bedrooms, all en-suite with either full bathrooms or bathrooms with a shower. The remaining two villas, Seagulls Song and Wave Warrior are 4-bedroom luxury villas, all en-suite with a mix of full bathroom or with shower. All the villas have both sea facing and garden facing rooms with a combinations of King, Queen or twin beds. The sea facing bedrooms have superb views over the beach, Seal Point and the historic lighthouse and Indian Ocean beyond whilst the garden rooms look onto villas gardens.

All the villas have a large open plan lounge, dining and kitchen area opening onto a private deck each with each villa having its own swimming (plunge) pool. The lounges are beautifully furnished with large comfortable couches and large screen television with selectable satellite television channels. For self-catering, the fully equipped kitchens are fitted with all you would require including a gas oven and hob, microwave oven, fridge / freezer and dishwasher. The villas are serviced daily during your stay to assure you a relaxed self-catering beach holiday.

The Club Break
Club Break is equally ideal for business people as the Cape St Francis Resort is host to many corporate functions and events. Conferencing facilities are on hand as is the restaurant, bar and spacious outdoor braai and boma set in a beautiful semi-enclosed garden. Large group bookings are easily accommodated at Club Break and team building events, meals and functions can be pre-arranged.

Each of the Club Break apartments can be booked on either a self-catering or bed and breakfast basis.

The Village Break
Three and Four bedroom, 4-star family cottages offering family friendly holiday seaside accommodation. Self Catering and Bed & Breakfast options available.

Within the heart of the Cape St Francis Resort lies our Village Break, this includes our 5 new luxury Village Break Villas, a selection of three and four bedroom, 4-star family cottages offering family friendly holiday seaside accommodation. In addition to the luxury villas and 4-star cottages there is also a selection of non-graded, homely and comfortable, three and four bedroom thatched cottages in the Village Break collection. As with all the accommodation within the resort, direct access to the splendid Cape St Francis beach is within a short walk from all the cottages with some of the cottages having magnificent views over the beach and sea beyond.

The luxury villas offer up-market accommodation including some with your own swimming pool and roof top terrace with sea views. Each property is designed with laid back open plan living in mind with a focus on outdoor entertaining. All bedrooms offer King or Queen size beds with many of them en suite.

The Village Break cottages offer all you will need for a relaxed self-catering family beach holiday. The open plan lounge / dining areas have comfortable couches and a dining table where the family can gather after a day of sun and sea sharing stories of their days escapades or to watch television on the flat screen television. Off the lounge /dining area is a fully equipped kitchen fitted with a stove, hob, fridge/ freezer and microwave oven as well as all cutlery, crockery and kitchen utensils. The bedrooms offer a combination of queen beds, double beds and single beds to suit family needs and to further ensure a relaxed holiday you can arrange for your cottage to be serviced by our housekeeping staff.


Activities in Cape St Francis Bay:
* Bathing - one can spend many leisurely hours on the wide beaches stretching from Seal Point to Shark Point. Johnsons pool provides a sheltered swimming.
* Big Game Fishing - all types of fishing can be organised, ranging from rock and surf, light tackle, fly fishing to deep sea and bottom fishing.
* Birdwatching in our Area
* Bowling - St Francis has an attractive bowling club with superbly tended greens
* Canal Cruise - through the canal system of St Francis Bay
* Cycling - bicycles are available for hire
* Golf - the Golf Club offers competitions every Wednesday and Saturday
* Hiking
* Jet Ski-ing - is permitted on certain sections of the Kromme River
* Hiking Trails
* Visits to the penguin rehabilitation center SANCCOB
* Cape St Francis nature reserve covers an area of about 120 hectares with a coastline of 3km. The nature reserve includes a sandy beach, a rustic rocky point and beautiful sand dunes with a spectacular view over St Francis Bay.

Clothing and Accessories:

Always be aware of the sun so a hat at all times is recommended.

Rooms and Units Available:

Twin or Double with kitchenette and beds in loft
Amount of similar units: 3
Sleeps 2 Adults

Backpackers Fam
Double bed downstairs with Twin beds in loft Open plan shared kitchen
Amount of similar units: 4
Sleeps 4 Adults

Full Stop
Beautiful beach style accommodation with relaxed, laid back feel. two en-suite twin room downstairs with en-suite Queen room upstairs. Spacious open plan lounge with TV, dining table and kitchen
Sleeps 6 Adults

Nautilus Place
5 Bedroom Villa with private access to the Beach
Sleeps 10 Adults

The Club - 2 Room Apartment

2 private en suite rooms, 1 twin and 1 double. Open plan lounge, dining area and fully equipped kitchen. DSTV, hairdryer, tea/coffee facilities and complimentary bottled water, heater, internet access at Reception, communal swimming pool, Restaurant.

Amount of similar units: 11
Sleeps 4 Adults

The Club - Family Apartment

Bedroom with two double beds, open plan lounge, dining area and fully equipped kitchen, upstairs two single beds.  DSTV, hairdryer, tea/coffee facilities and complimentary bottled water, heater, internet access at Reception, communal swimming pool, Restaurant.

Amount of similar units: 6
Sleeps 4 Adults

The Club - Standard Double Room

Open plan double room with seating area, kitchenette and bathroom with shower only.

Amount of similar units: 20
Sleeps 2 Adults

The Club - Superior Double Room
2 Double beds with en suite bathroom. TV, tea/coffee making facility, complimentary bottled water, hairdryer, heater, internet access . Limited room service, a la Carte restaurant on site, communal swimming pool. It is also possible to self cater.
Amount of similar units: 16
Sleeps 3 Adults

Village Break 2 bedroom cottage
Spacious open plan kitchen, lounge and dining area. This cottage offers 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms a double and a twin room. Sliding door in livining room leads to shaded patio with private garden and a braai. Walking distance to the Beach
Amount of similar units: 2
Sleeps 4 Adults

Village Break 3 bedroom cottage
Spacious open plan lounge, dining area with kitchen. Downstairs double bedroom with en-suite bathroom upstairs double room with full en-suite and third bedroom is twin room with 2 single beds and full en-suite. Private garden and braai
Amount of similar units: 2
Sleeps 6 Adults

Village Break 3 Bedroom Villa
As part of our "Luxury Villa Collection" this stunning three bedroom family house if the perfect private home away from home.
Amount of similar units: 2
Sleeps 6 Adults

Village Break 4 bedroom standard cottage
Well equipped open plan kitchen, lounge area. Sliding door opens to covered patio, private garden and braai. Two bedrooms downstairs, one double one twin with bathrooms. Upstairs double and twin room with bathrooms.
Amount of similar units: 2
Sleeps 6 Adults and 2 children

Village Break 4 bedroom superior cottage

Family cottage set in the heart of the Resort, 400 metres from the beach access.  Four bedrooms and four bathrooms.  Open plan lounge, dining and kitchen area.  Selected DSTV channels.  Enclosed garden and braai.

Amount of similar units: 6
Sleeps 8 Adults

Village Break 4 Bedroom Villa with pool
Expansive lounge dining and kitchen area leading onto a private garden with own plunge pool. Downstairs twin room en-suite and three bedrooms upstairs with bathrooms. Rooftop deck with views over the sea.
Sleeps 8 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Honeymoon Couples
Airport Shuttle Service
Babysitting Service
Laundry Service
Ironing Service
Limited Room Service
Special Meals on Request
Conference facilities
Wedding facilities
Team Building
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Bar on the Premises
Cots available
Fax & Photocopy Machine
Fireplace on the Premises
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - open)
Tourism Information Desk
Xhosa / Zulu
Communal Television
Communal Satellite TV
Hiking / Walking Trails
Swimming Pool

Cancellation Policy:

- 56 to 28 days prior to arrival, forfeit 25%
- 28 to 14 days prior to arrival, forfeit 50%
- 14 to 7 days prior to arrival, forfeit 75%
- Less than 7 days prior to arrival, forfeit 100%


If travelling by road take the N2, and exit at the Humansdorp turn off (89 kms west of Port Elizabeth), follow sinage to Cape St Francis & St Francis Bay which will lead you onto the R330.
Follow R330 until you reach the village of Cape St Francis.
At the first stop sign turn left, travel for 1.2 kms.
The Cape St Francis Resort is on your right.

If travelling by air Port Elizabeth is our closest airport. Hire a vehicle or arrange for us to collect you at a minimal rate.

If you are arriving by private plane the airstrip at St Francis Bay will be you arrival point.

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