Ocean View Hotel

1 Main Road, Coffee Bay, Eastern Cape, 5082, South Africa | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Coffee Bay

The Wild Coast

A travel blog entry by sambam1706


... surf lessons in SA at only R50 this was definitely not something I was going to miss! The group size was 5 and all were more or less beginners so you didn't feel too useless :)! It was pretty windy so the sea was fairly choppy but had great beginner waves and Neil our instructor was very patient and encouraging so after a few attempts I was able to stand! I loved the lesson so much that I've book in for one more just before I leave tomorrow morning, so hopefully I will ...

Just another hole in the wall

A travel blog entry by alexobt

... and pressed a couple of enormous crayfish to the window. A glance at my companion was all that was needed, and we purchased both for the princely sum of 3. One was big, one was small, and I loved them like two ugly brothers. I thought seriously about feeding the small one up and eating the profits, but settled for dropping both into a pan of boiling water, a strangely terrifying experience. Their sacrifice was not in vain however, they were ...

Coffee Bay & Bulungula

A travel blog entry by lee.d.rosen


... with a mix of Europeans, South Africans and even two people from Stanford. It was more of a party atmosphere, but everyone there was nice and friendly. The backpacker was well organized and had all sorts of activities. Unfortunately the activities didn't quite fit with my timing so I met up with Sipho that same night and arranged for him to show me around the village the following day and then take the hike to Bulangula the day after that.

What is this South Africa?

A travel blog entry by donnajimtravels

This is a top pick!

... and perplexed. I thought that 20 years post-apartheid would look very different. I thought we were visiting an African country not one that feels mostly western. Is this just the difference between my expectations and reality or is this kind of wacky?

I think Nelson Mandela's quote says it all:
"I have walked that long road to freedom. I have tried not to falter; I have made missteps along the way. But I have discovered the secret that after climbing ...

Feverish dreams and magic

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

This is a top pick!

... br> That is a myth.
'You can,' the doctor at the hospital later told me, 'and again, and again.'
This was 2 days after I had arrived at Coffee Bay, one of my favorite places. Known to attract tourists for its sex, drugs and jungle drums, but I think that is grossly exaggerated.
Not the drums, I can vouch for those:)
The surroundings are stunningly beautiful, the people relaxed and friendly, at present ...

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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good