South Africa beachfront accommodation

Life's a beach

Footprints in the sand.

The tangy bite of the sea air, sand between your toes and welcoming waves – who doesn’t love a beachfront holiday?

Portfolio’s Western Cape, Eastern Cape and KwaZulu Natal beachfront accommodation options all give you luxury just steps from the ocean.

Make family memories building castles with the kids. 

Indulge in a romantic interlude with someone special, watching the sun dip below the horizon as you stroll through the surf. 


Portfolio Collection has 30 South Africa beachfront accommodation places

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Koppie Alleen

Beachfront accommodation / Guest house in De Hoop Nature Reserve, Cape Overberg, Western Cape beachfront, South Africa beachfront

Set on the coast near the southern most tip of Africa, lies De Hoop Nature Reserve. A World Heritage Site encompassing 34 000 hectares of nature reserve and fynbos, including the protected marine reserve along 75 km of pristine coastline.

Rooms from R1 785
PPS from R790

Aerial View

Beachfront accommodation / Eco lodge in Northern KwaZulu-Natal, Isimangaliso, Zululand and Elephant Coast, South Africa beachfront

On the pristine Maputaland coast, Thonga Beach Lodge lies in the heart of iSimangaliso World Heritage Park, a magical place with unspoilt beaches, coastal forests and shimmering lakes. Thonga captures the essence of a charming rustic Robinson Crusoe hideaway with individual air-conditioned chalets tucked away in the coastal dune forest, raised on wooden stilts to ensure minimal impact with maximum comfort.

PPS from R2 845   Includes Fully inclusive
Awesome Year-Round Specials at Thonga Beach!

Diaz 15 House on the Bay

Beachfront accommodation / Guest house in Jeffreys Bay, Sunshine Coast, Eastern Cape beachfront, Garden Route beachfront

Ivory sands, sparkling surf and a gloriously temperate climate make Jeffreys Bay a sun-seeker’s playground. Set in lush gardens, the Mediterranean style air-conditioned apartments and Penthouse are spacious and tastefully decorated, and include modern comforts and WiFi.

PPS from R985

fairlight at night

Beachfront accommodation / B&B in Umdloti Beach, Durban North Coast, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa beachfront

Fairlight Beach House overlooks one of the finest swimming beaches on the KwaZulu Natal North Coast. Located in Umdloti, only 8 minutes from King Shaka International Airport and en route to Drakensberg and Big 5 game reserves.

Rooms from R1 640
PPS from R535

African Oceans on the Beach

Beachfront accommodation / Guest house in Mossel Bay, Garden Route beachfront, Western Cape beachfront, South Africa beachfront

Inspired by the rhythmic waves rolling onto the golden sand and the majestic Outeniqua mountains, African Oceans in Mossel Bay on the Garden Route warmly welcomes guests with unique and thoughtful touches. Friendly, professional staff and pampering entice you to return again and again.

Rooms from R1 840
PPS from R690

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Beachfront accommodation / Guest house in St Francis Bay, Eastern Cape beachfront, Garden Route beachfront, Western Cape beachfront

Rolling waves, dolphins and whales are the welcome that awaits at The Sands in St Francis Bay, Eastern Cape. An impressive white-walled thatched-roof residence with sweeping views of the sun-drenched beach and glistening sea.

PPS from R1 365

Guest House

Beachfront accommodation / Guest house in Leisure Isle, Knysna, Garden Route beachfront, Western Cape beachfront

On the Garden Route in Knysna, Amanzi Island Lodge is on the edge of the beautiful Knysna Lagoon, this spacious beach house offers luxury, comfort, tranquillity and spectacular views. After a warm Leisure Isle welcome, take a relaxing stroll across the rippled sand and return to enjoy a glass of wine on your private balcony or patio.

Rooms from R1 190
PPS from R595


Beachfront accommodation / Guest house in Hermanus, Overberg Winelands, Cape Overberg, Western Cape beachfront

Metres away from the cliff path and the sea, Pelagus House offers luxury accommodation in Hermanus in the Western Cape. Elegant and tranquil, this is an ideal spot for viewing the whales. A spectacular view of the ocean, the sound of waves, a warm welcome and hospitality is offered.

Rooms from R2 300
PPS from R600

Crawford's Beach Lodge

Beachfront accommodation / Guest house in Chintsa East (Cinsta), Wild Coast, Amatola Region, Eastern Cape beachfront

High lush dunes, sweeping beaches and the scenic beauty of the Wild Coast in a unique setting on the warm Indian Ocean, only 40 km from East London. Sun-drenched days are spent swimming in the turquoise sea, or walking barefoot along miles of unspoilt golden beaches. Guests are welcomed with genuine hospitality in an intimate tranquil setting.

PPS from R700   Includes All Meals

Strandloper Ocean Boutique Hotel

Beachfront accommodation / Guest house in Paternoster, Cape West Coast, Western Cape beachfront, South Africa beachfront

Wake to the gentle sounds of the ocean at the private and exclusive Strandloper Ocean Boutique Hotel. Hidden away on the shores of the unspoiled fishing village of Paternoster, only 90 minutes from Cape Town, this is a coastal destination with immeasurable charm.

We can welcome children from 10 years on only in our Hotel as Strandloper Ocean is not suitable for smaller children. Our Hotel has a lot of easy accessible water features and some of our rooms have high and open loft areas which could be a risk to smaller children.

PPS from R950

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