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South Africa: East London
The Loerie Hide
Breakfast is served on the deck overlooking the valley (weather permitting). A continental breakfast basket is also available for any early departures.
Our gracious homely country residence, is set deep in the scenic Horseshoe Valley, on the banks of the Nahoon River in an unspoiled conservancy area, on the first banana plantation in the Eastern Cape. Enjoy an African experience in our Xhosa Hut (suitable for enrichment camps and backpackers).
"40 Winks" Cottage
With its own private entrance and secure parking, the cottage is only a few minutes walk away from the Beach, the CBD and a selection of banks, shops & restaurants.
The Gate House
We have five comfortable twin and double rooms individually decorated. Self-catering flatlet (sleeps 3). All with shower en-suite. Colour T.V.'s with M-Net, tea and coffee making facilities Comfortable guest lounge Superb English breakfasts.
Blarney House is owner managed and you are assured of personal attention at all times. A full English breakfast is served in our guest dining room and supper is available on request.
Blue Lagoon Hotel
Overlooking the site where the Nahoon River meets the warm Indian Ocean, the Blue Lagoon lies nestled in indigenous, sub-tropical foliage. Easily accessible and close to central East London and inland areas, the hotel offers tranquility and seclusion from the bustle of city life.
There's easy access to the river and beaches and a choice of elegantly appointed hotel rooms or lovely two bedroom suites against the riverbank. Satellite television is standard in the rooms. Blue Lagoon features two restaurants.
The Crowned Crane
In heart of Gonubie lies the 8ha Gonubie Nature Reserve. The reserve is home to rare indigenous flora and is a bird-lovers paradise with over 130 different birds species - including the Crowned Crane.
A home with glorious views of both the Nahoon River and sea. Only a 2 minute walk to the sea with its own private entrance, luxury designer bedroom-en-suite plus mini kitchen, all comforts are catered for.
Seaview Place accommodates 2-4 adults, with stunning views from both bedrooms.