Unique Getaway on the Mapuzi River in Coffee Bay, South Africa

Coffee Bay, Eastern Cape (South Africa)
Safari Tents
1 unit
4 guest capacity

Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly

This unique getaway is located in Coffee Bay, South Africa, and can accommodate four guests. There is one bedroom and a private bathroom. The safari tent has two full-size beds, two stretcher beds, sleeping bags, full mosquito nets, double doors, opening side panels, and built-in ground sheets. In the private, detached bathroom, guests will find a chemical flush toilet and a heated bucket shower. Linens and towels are provided.
Outside, there is authentic wilderness all around and access to the Mapuzi River just steps away. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Towels
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Double bed
  • Linens
  • Toiletries

This rental includes full English breakfasts, buffet-style dinners, and select dinner drinks.

Guests have access to the mouth of the Mapuzi River a short walk away.

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Guest Services

  • Breakfast

Location + Surroundings

This eco-friendly safari tent is located in Coffee Bay, South Africa, right on the mouth of the Mapuzi River with stunning views of sandy coves and green hillsides on Eastern Cape of the Wild Coast. The river feeds out into the greater sea, surrounded by rocky reefs, the Mapuzi Caves, and refreshing surf. The property lies just over a mile outside of the idyllic Coffee Bay, home of the breathtaking Hole in the Wall Beach. Umtata is about an hour and a half away by car and East London is four hours away. Read More


  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Bird watching
  • Biking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Surfing

The Mapuzi River has some incredible fishing spots as well as scenic trails for ecotourism, hiking, and birdwatching through the Wild Coast. Kayaking from the mouth of the river is a particular highlight for many glampers, as is swimming and surfing out on the waves. Brave guests can explore the Mapuzi Caves and celebrate with a local drum lesson. Guests can rent a bike to better admire the surrounding region and experience some delightful pampering at the La Vita Spa in Coffee Bay after some shopping and a tasty lunch.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No smoking
  • No parties

Cancellation policy

. Free cancellation up to 24h
  • You will receive a full refund if you cancel 24 hours or more prior to check-in.
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Additional Information

This site is open seasonally from mid-March to mid-April.

Children are welcome to stay at a discounted rate.

Guests are recommended to bring beach towels, head lights, and cash, as credit card payments are not widely accepted.

Self-catering is not allowed on-site.

This accommodation is not pet-friendly.

Smoking is not allowed. Read more

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