Best Beaches In & Near Port Elizabeth

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  • 1. Hobie Beach

    Hobie Beach
    © Michael Jung

    Travel time from Port Elizabeth: approx 0.5 hrs

    Port Elizabeth's Hobie beach is considered one of the best on the so-called "Sunshine Coast", which sounds like a glowing endorsement to me! Apparently, along with mild winters, there are more sunny days over this way than anywhere else in South Africa.
    Whilst Hobie beach doesn't have the Blue Flag award some of its neighbours do, it has everything else - and more. A big stretch of beautiful golden sand,… read more »

  • 2. King's Beach

    King's Beach
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    Travel time from Port Elizabeth: approx 0.5 hrs

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  • 3. Humewood Beach

    Humewood Beach
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    Travel time from Port Elizabeth: approx 0.5 hrs

    Situated near Port Elizabeth in Eastern Cape, Humewood Beach is South Africa's longest standing Blue Flag Beach, which means that it is safe, clean, and environmentally responsible. Lifeguards are on duty here so you can safely swim, snorkel and enjoy other activities in the calm, warm blue waters from November through to April.

    This beach is family-friendly with its wide stretch of sand and warm waters. If in any doubt about… read more »

  • 4. Jeffreys Bay

    Jeffreys Bay
    © Julien Carnot / CC BY

    Travel time from Port Elizabeth: approx 1 hr

    Jeffreys Bay, in the Eastern Cape Province sits a short distance from the most southerly point along this coast at Cape St Francis. The vast golden sand beach here runs for miles along the warm, emerald waters of the Indian Ocean.

    There is so much to do, as Jeffreys Bay is one of the world's most famous (and best) surfing locations. Primarily known for its long, powerful point break the… read more »

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