Swimming costumes are the required apparel at Jeffrey's Bay, in the Eastern Cape province, a place where it feels like summer will never end and where visitors primarily come to get away from the city and enjoy a laid-back lifestyle. Swimming and water sports are the main activities due to the beaches' safety and warm water. This section of coast is also home to dolphins that grace the waves, and where whale sightings are frequent.
Accommodation in Jeffrey's Bay is simple to find. Alternatives include budget-friendly apartments, bed & breakfasts by the beach, and a wide variety of self-catering establishments. While those with larger budgets can anticipate expansive sea views and lookout terraces where they can sip coffee in the morning while watching the waves, others on a tighter budget can opt for comfortable self-catering options.
One of the top five surfing locations in the world is found in Jeffrey's Bay. Every year, in July, it hosts the Billabong Pro ASP World Tour surfing competition at Supertubes beach, drawing spectators and competitors from all over the world to watch the event live. Beach horseback riding, visiting the Jeffrey's Bay Shark Aquarium, going to the Shell Museum and shopping at Fountains Mall are some of the additional things you can do. Mountain biking, golfing, quad biking and sand boarding down the dunes are all perfect for outdoor enthusiasts.
In addition, Jeffrey's Bay makes a great starting point for excursions to the African Dawn Wildlife Sanctuary and Addo Elephant Park. Internet cafes, retail establishments, and surf shops are all within easy walking distance of your accommodation in Jeffrey's Bay. Every culinary preference is catered to by a wide variety of coffee shops, fast food restaurants, and dining establishments.