Eastern Cape Farms : Farm Stays, Guest Farms, Farm Bed and Breakfast, Holiday Cottages
The Wild Coast at Sunrise
Eastern Cape Farms offer guest farms, game farms, wine farms, farm B&Bs or a country cottages for a cheap holiday! Here you will find a wealth of farm accommodation to choose from in our holiday rentals of self-catering country cottages and farm Bed and Breakfasts. They all offer quality accommodation at reasonable rates. If you are looking for cheap holiday rentals in a country that has stunning beauty, then look no further. You are sure to find something here that suits your needs.
This is a province which is held very dear by English speaking South Africans as this is where many of their British ancestors landed back in 1820 with tents and travel boxes with no idea how hard it would be to live and farm in a country that was so foreign to them. For those of you who are coming from Britain to search for your lost relatives there are a number of well-placed centres to start your search, the main ones in Grahamstown being the Cory Library and the Albany Museum.
If you are not interested in history there are still many things to see and do here while staying on the Eastern Cape farms in the area. Port Elizabeth and East London are important coastal cities to visit. If you are touring the Garden Route then Knysna is a must. Although, technically not part of the Eastern Cape, it is just a short hop-skip-and-a-jump over the border. Founded when logging took place in the surrounding Knysna Forest, and famous for its elephant, Knysna has now been voted as South Africa's favourite holiday town. It has long been a favourite, even more so when it hadn't been discovered by the tourists, but it still holds its charm and is worth a visit.
The Tsitsikamma Forest is a National Park where you can walk among the wild proteas and heath, known locally as 'fynbos', and the trees towards the rugged coastline. Spectacular scenery greets you that include sites of the Indian Ocean pounding the rocky shores beneath 180 meter high cliffs and swathes of evergreen forest meeting the seas at coastline.
The Cango Caves are an absolute must while staying on Eastern Cape farms. The caves are well illuminated, some chambers lit so well that the experience is truly magical. Or why don't you visit an ostrich farm and see if you can watch an ostrich race or two, complete with farm jockeys? You may even be brave enough to try a ride yourself!
There is so much to see and do in this province that they are too many to mention individually. However, one place that does deserve a mention is the Wild Coast. It is a relatively untouched and totally unspoiled coastline that is a wonderful eco-haven for nature-lovers.
Eastern Cape farms and its accommodation offer an ideal area to visit for that special farm holiday. Book a guest farm today for your self-catering cottages or farm Bed and Breakfasts through our holiday rental listings!
While you are in the region perhaps you may like to explore the region more extensively. The Cape province is large and has been divided into 3 main areas, the Eastern Province, the Western Province and the Northern Province. Western Farm Holidays, and Northern Cape Farm Accommodation give you more information on the respective areas. For specific accommodation, we have a few, select farms offering farm accommodation which you can find here. Eastern Cape Guest Farms, and Western Cape Guest Farms.
If you have Eastern Cape farms that you would like to showcase visit our Farm Forum. You can upload a picture and brag a little. We don't mind! Share a farming story, tell us about your best or worst farm holiday and lots more. There are other individual farming discussion boards to contribute to through this forum, as well as a Craft & Recipes Forum where you can share your favourite recipes and also get some crafting ideas for various arts & crafts.
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