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  • Accommodation Type: Self-Catering
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Rugged Rocks Beach Cottages is situated right on the beach in Port Alfred, heart of South Africa`s Sunshine Coast.

Nestled amongst the natural and unspoilt coastal forest of indigenous vegetation, our self-catering accommodation varies from exquisite new honeymoon suites to elevated wooden chalets and secluded beach cottages, all nestled amongst Milkwood trees and indigenous sea bush on a ten acre property with a private beach for your enjoyment.

Our charm lies in the tranquility of the surrounding area which is home to a variety of buck, other small animals and abundant bird life.

We offer excellent fishing, endless beaches, enchanting rock pools and leisurely walks through the indigenous bush. All this, together with the nearby golf course and a host of leisure activities in and around Port Alfred makes this the ideal holiday for the whole family.

- Fully equipped for self-catering
- Private braai areas
- TV (DSTV in some cottages)
- Swimming pool
- Most cottages are private and secluded
- Laundry facilities
- Just meters from the sea
- Royal Port Alfred Golf Course nearby
- We regret, no pets allowed.

Accommodation at Rugged Rocks Beach Cottages:
Sea Forever:
Accommodates 6 persons
20 meters from the beach
3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms
Sea Forever is an up-market beach house. It is the closest of all our accommodation to the beach and has endless sea views. Like all our chalets, it is very private and secluded and surrounded by natural seaside vegetation and Milkwood trees.

This cottage consists of open plan living areas, modern kitchen, main bedroom with full bathroom (spa bath, shower, basin and toilet) and two other bedfrooms which share a bathroom (shower, basin and toilet).

Paradise View:
Accommodates 6 persons
20 meters from the beach
3 Bedrooms and 2 bathrooms

Paradise View is an up-market beach house situated close to the beach with gorgeous views of the sea and natural dune forest.

This cottage has a main bedroom with spa bath, two guest bedrooms sharing one bathroom, an open plan living and kitchen area and a wrap-around deck for optimum views, ideal for thos perfect sundowner evenings. This ideal setting and surrounds of this beautiful cottage makes it the perfect paradise for all holiday makers.

Dolphin`s View:
Accommodates 6 persons
150 meters from the beach
3 Bedrooms and 2 bathrooms

Dolphin`s View is our newest up-market beach cottage. The views of the sea and surrounding area are absolutely spectacular from this cottage.

It consists of a large open plan living area, modern kitchen, main bedroom with full bathroom and two additional bedrooms sharing a bathroom (shower, basin and toilet).

The deck runs along the front of the cottage, which makes it a lovely place for a quiet afternoon.

Monkey Hut:
Accommodates 6 persons
140 meters from the beach
3 Bedrooms and 2 bathrooms

Monkey Hut is an elevated wooden chalet with spectacular views of the surrounding coastline.

The cottage consists of three bedrooms, one bathroom en suite and one additional bathroom with a shower and toilet. The spacious lounge and open plan kitchen lead onto a large wooden balcony where the natural surroundings can be appreciated in comfort. There is plenty of parking.

Dune and Coral Cottages:
Accommodates 4 persons per cottage
74 meters from the beach
2 Bedrooms and 1 bathroom per cottage

One of two adjacent elevated wooden chalets which share a common lawn and braai (barbeque) area.

The chalets are nestled amongst indigenous dune bush and comprise two bedrooms, one bathroom and an open plan lounge and kitchen area. Both the main bedroom and lounge lead onto a wooden balcony with beautiful views of the sea and surrounding coastline.

Crab Cottage:
Accommodates 6 persons
30 meters from the beach
3 Bedrooms and 1 bathroom

Crab Cottage is situated closest to the sea and is nestled amongst the indigenous trees.

It is a beach cottage which comprises of three bedrooms, one bathroom (bath only), a kitchen, and lounge area which leads onto a paved patio with a braai (barbeque) area.

An adjacent shaded area under Milkwood trees provided privacy and coolness during summer.

Sand Castle:
Accommodates 6 persons
75 meters from the beach
3 Bedrooms and 2 bathrooms

Sand Castle is a newly renovated beach cottage set amongst unspoilt indigenous trees and bushes with a huge variety of animal and bird life.

It is a double storey cottage, with sea views, and has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms (showers only). A kitchen and dining area downstairs and a lounge upstairs. Sand Castle has a spacious front lawn and braai (barbeque) area.

Mermaid`s Cottage:
Accommodates 4 persons
75 meters from the beach
2 Bedrooms and 1 bathroom

Mermaid`s Cottage is part brick and part wooden. It is a double storey cottage and is attached to Sand Castle. Downstairs is the older part of the cottage, while upstairs is the newly added, painted, wooden section.

It has 2 bedrooms and the bathroom downstairs, and the open plan living and kitchen area upstairs. There are stunning sea views from the lounge and deck areas, and a braai (barbeque) area next to the cottage.

High-Five Semi-Detached:
Accommodates 5 persons
190 meters fron the beach
2 Bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms

High-Five consists of 5 semi-detached units. They are all elevated units boasting stunning sea views.

Downstairs consists of open plan living areas, modern kitchen and guest loo. Upstairs has a main bedroom with outside deck overlooking the sea, one bathroom (shower, basin and toilet) and a second bedroom with a double bunk bed and a single bed.

Kindly note: During Easter weekend you need to stay a minimum of 3 nights. During December you need to stay a minimum of 10 nights.
Cancellation Policy:

Forfeit deposit on cancellation. Balance refundable if cancelled more than 30 days in advance.

Facilities & Services available:
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Parking (off-street - open)
English
Swimming Pool

Rugged Rocks Beach Cottages is a Self-Catering in Port Alfred Eastern Cape South Africa
Directions:

If arriving from the west, turn right at van Riebeeck Street; if coming from the east (East London or Grahamstown) turn left at van Riebeeck Street. Keep golf course on your left until road veers right and runs parallel with the sea. This is Freshwater Road; continue until you come to the Rugged Rocks sign. Arrangements must be made to pick up the key elsewhere though.

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Rooms and Units Available at Rugged Rocks Beach Cottages

Coral Cabin
(Wooden - adjacent to Dune) 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom (shower only), lounge, kitchen. DSTV
Sleeps 4 Adults

Crab Cottage
3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom (bath only). Kitchen, open plan lounge, dining. DSTV
Sleeps 6 Adults

Dolphin's View
3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (full en-suite). Open plan lounge, dining, kitchen. DSTV
Sleeps 6 Adults

Dune Den
(Wooden - adjacent to Coral) 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom (shower only), lounge, kitchen. DSTV
Sleeps 4 Adults

High 5
Double story 2 bedrooms, 1 bathr (shower only). Open plan lounge, kitchen (main bed - DBL /2 sngl beds, 2nd bed- bunk
Sleeps 5 Adults

Mermaid Cottage
Double story 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom (shower only). Lounge, kitchen. DSTV
Sleeps 4 Adults

Monkey Hut
3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (en-suite). Open plan lounge, kitchen. DSTV
Sleeps 6 Adults

Paradise View
3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (en-suite spa bath). Open plan lounge, dining, kitchen. DSTV
Sleeps 6 Adults

Sand Castle
Double story 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (shower only). Lounge, kitchen. DSTV
Sleeps 6 Adults

Sea Forever
3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (en-suite spa bath). Open plan lounge, dining, kitchen. DSTV
Sleeps 6 Adults

Latest Reviews
The accommodation was comfortable and clean. Kitchenette is equipped with all that one needs. Only negative was the shower head needs to be replaced. But at least the water is hot!
All in all, we had a very enjoyable stay.

Monique Ward Jun 2016
We had a most enjoyable weekend at Rugged Rocks (Mermaid's Cottage and Sand Castle.) The rooms were neat and tidy, the service good and the fresh clean air...wow!!! Just a word of thanks to Estelle Pestana and her team for their dedication and help, you guys ROCK!!! I highly recommend Rugged Rocks. Blessings!!! Clive Scharnick (Elliot)
Clive Scharnick Dec 2012
Units were clean and well equiped. Enjoyed our stay.
Anton Grobler May 2012
Accommodation very clean, great view with all the necessary equipment in good order.
Blanckenberg Jan 2010
Very good value for money. Neat and well equipped.
Helna Strydom May 2009