The Thatch Guest House
is a modern purpose-built establishment offering luxury and tranquility to the discerning traveler. The dining room and guest lounge are situated under thatch with panoramic views of the Quinera Mouth, Indian Ocean and the surrounding indigenous and sub-tropical flora.
Significant emphasis is placed on providing comfortable and spotlessly clean accommodation to guests. With six fully equipped spacious and luxurious en-suite bedrooms with private entrances, secure parking and pool, this stylish, secure, cool thatched dwelling offers more than the usual.
The Thatch however, due to its unusual design, is not suitable for people who have difficulty with stairs. Close to local amenities and an easy 10 minutes from the city centre and 20 minutes from the airport, The Thatch is suitable for the businessman and holidaymaker alike.
Among the numerous facilities available to guests are the sun downer deck, swimming pool on-site, secure off-street parking, mini-bars in rooms, wireless internet access, guest lounge, tea and coffee making facilities and satellite television in lounge and bedrooms, the beautiful Bonza Beach and lagoon within walking distance, and sites of historical interest and sporting and leisure activities readily accessible in the area.
Accommodation at The Thatch Guest House:
We have king size beds, queen size beds and twin beds. The rooms are en-suite, with MNET and DSTV, tea and coffee making facilities, bar fridge, telephone line and private entrance.
Internet facilities, toiletries and secure parking are also provided.
The Thatch Guest House Activities:
Buffalo City, which incorporates East London, Beacon Bay, Mdantsane, King Williams Town, Beacon Bay and Gonubie, has some extraordinary tourist attractions and is rich in natural resources. The 68km of coastline includes 10 estuaries, nature conservancies, natural heritage sites, rocky shores and 14 sandy beaches.
The area is well suited to local tourism, ecotourism and historical tourism, especially that relating to the anti-apartheid struggle as many of South Africa's past and present political leaders hail from the region.
The Indian Ocean coastline is the main feature - and attraction - of the Eastern area. The warm sea is good for swimming and fishing. There are small resort developments at virtually all river mouths in the eastern part of the region.
East London, South Africa's only river port, is set on both the broad Buffalo River and Nahoon River and has the Gonubie River flowing around it. It is known as the gateway to the region's tourist corridors: the Sunshine Coast and the Wild Coast.
The Sunshine Coast is to the south and runs for more than 200km to Port Elizabeth. The Wild Coast is to the north. Rugged and unspoilt, the coastline is indigenous coastal forest.
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