The shores along Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth boast 40 km of magnificent golden beaches. A perfect combination of warm water, calm sea and fair breezes, prevailing offshore westerly breazes Algoa Bay is acknowledged as one of the best sailing venues in the world and a Mecca for all beach and water sport enthusiasts. Water temperatures vary between 18 and 21 degrees Celsius during summer and 14 to 19 degrees Celsius during winter. Swimming beaches are patrolled by fully trained professional lifeguards during the summer season, which means swimmers and sunbathers can safely enjoy their beach holiday.
South Africa is the first country outside of Europe to win Blue Flag accreditation for its beaches. The Blue Flag is an international award given only to those beaches that meet excellence in safety, amenities, cleanliness and environmental standards.
Port Elizabeth is South Africa’s premier beach holiday destination. Take a swim with the dolphins, explore underwater life, suntan on the shores, enjoy the many water sports and be romanced by the atmosphere Port Elizabeth has to offer.
Bluewater Bay Beach: Walk for miles on Golden Sands. Explore the adjacent river and delight in the magnificent sunsets while enjoying a sundowner with friends and family. The Bluewater Bay Life Saving Club provides the safety on the beach, but beware of dangerous big surf. Ample