The Windermere offers luxurious accommodation and a superb location in Port Elizabeth only a short walk away from the beach, Macarthur’s pools and some top beachfront restaurants and the Boardwalk complex.
The Windermere Highlights
The Windermere is situated in one of the city's most impressive locations being a short walk away from the beach, Macarthur's pools and some top beachfront restaurants and the Boardwalk complex. The renowned links at Humewood Golf Course is only 5 minutes away. The Windermere is the ideal starting or end point to the Garden Route and the perfect base to the Eastern Cape's great malaria-free game destinations.
- Easy access to the airport, beaches and city.
- Scuba diving, kite boarding, wind surfing, surfing, yachting, angling.
- Golf, city and township tours - learn about the Settler history in Port Elizabeth
- Marine safari to Bird Island, day safaris to various game reserves including Addo, Schotia , Pumba & Amakhala (1hr drive).
The Windermere Game Viewing and Activities
Of all South Africa's coastal cities Port Elizabeth has the best swimming beaches! Apart from the many aquatic/marine activities (scuba diving, kite boarding, wind surfing, surfing, yachting, angling), there are various other activities available, all of which can be booked by the hotel, these include golf - city and township tours (Port Elizabeth was the landing place of the British settlers of 1820, as well as being at the crucible of the Anti Apartheid movement, so there are many significant historical sites) , marine safari to the bird island group as well as day safaris to various game reserves including Addo, Schotia , Pumba, Kwantu & Amakhala (all within an easy 1hr drive). A great day out in the country (only available to guests of The Windermere) is a game drive into Addo Elephant National Park followed by lunch at the exclusive Elephant House in the Sundays River valley.
Kanonkop House commands a breath-taking view of the Knysna Lagoon stretching all the way to the famous Knysna Heads introducing the Indian Ocean, and is surrounded by indigenous forest complete with singing birds, bushbuck and other regular visitors.
Singa Lodge offers a beautiful location with spectacular views in the trendy suburb of Summerstrand close to Port Elizabeth's blue-flag beaches. The lodge offers a peaceful setting in a lush garden and guests can enjoy fine dining, a relaxing spa and luxurious accommodation.