This easily accessible, owner managed hotel offers visitors a taste of everything that is special about the Wild Coast. Here you’ll experience a unique mix of rugged outdoor adventure and seaside holiday fun in a relaxed, friendly environment.
The 3-star Ocean View Hotel is on the Wild Coast of South Africa’s Eastern Cape Province is the ideal place for a relaxing family holiday in one of the most beautiful places on Earth. The Hotel is placed in the “Highly Recommended” category of the AA Travel Guides.
The Ocean View Hotel is in Coffee Bay in the vicinity , Umdumbi Beach and Hole in the Wall in the former independent homeland, Transkei. The hotel is only 50 m from the beach. The accommodation at the Ocean View Hotel is stylish and comfortable, with twin or double rooms having unrivalled views of the crashing waves, and family units overlooking the garden. The menu at Ocean View Hotel has an emphasis on wholesome country food presented in style.
At the Ocean View Hotel there are activities to suit everybody, from the adrenalin junkies to the sofa addicts. Guided quad bike trails along the coast, abseiling from cliffs, guided 4x4 trips, swimming (in the ocean or in the pool at the Ocean View Hotel), fishing, diving, snorkelling, surfing, beachcombing (the nearby Umdumbi Beach was rated by the Getaway magazine as one of South Africa’s best beaches), hiking, or simply reading beside the pool in a comfortable deck chair – you choose!
The Periwinkle Shop in the parking area of the Ocean View Hotel offers arts and crafts made by local artists. The Hotel also offers guided tours to a nearby Xhosa village to experience the rural way of life.
Whether your idea of a holiday is doing a little as possible, or packing as much activity into your day as you can, you’re encouraged to enjoy your holiday, your way. Out door activities include: guided quad bike rides, 4x4 excursions, kayaking on the Mthatha River, abseiling and, of course, fishing. Whatever you choose to do, you’ll work up an appetite for a tasty home cooked meal served either in the dining room, or al fresco on the bar deck.
Management at the Ocean View is a family affair and hosts Peter and Karen, and Gary and Karen, have created a “home-from-home” atmosphere that sees their guests returning year after year.
Come and visit – it’s a glorious day in our Bay!