The following morning, we had a breakfast at Southern Sun Hemingways’ Key Largo restaurant, checked out and hit the road for Port Elizabeth. The city lies on the shores of Algoa Bay, which is home to some of the most modern harbour facilities in the country. This coastal access has made the region the epicentre of the motoring industry in the country, with many international brands having production facilities in the area.
We checked in at Sun International Boardwalk hotel – a prime location overlooking the swimming-friendly Indian Ocean. The Boardwalk offers fantastic family holiday accommodation in Summerstrand. Besides being a luxury beachfront hotel, The Boardwalk is also an exciting entertainment venue, and offers visitors a wide range of activities for everyone in the family to enjoy, from restaurants and bars to arcade games and an exciting casino.
The hotel captures the grace and detail of Victorian architecture whilst incorporating every modern convenience. The result is a refreshing blend of refinement and urban vogue set against the azure backdrop of the Indian Ocean. Boasting 140 sea-facing guestrooms with an average room size of 39m², the hotel’s unique variety of accommodation options satisfy every requirement and offer modern conveniences such as plasma screen TVs, luxurious beds, mini bars and bijou balconies.
The Hotel provides a luxurious experience of health and wellness. This luxurious spa complex was designed to ensure your utmost relaxation and rejuvenation. The facility incorporates an indoor heated pool, fitness centre, herb garden, steam rooms and private treatment rooms. Guests may choose from a wide selection of beauty, wellness and massage treatments with all guaranteed to enhance your overall enjoyment of your visit to this prestigious hotel.
The five-star Boardwalk Hotel is the most exciting leisure attraction in the Eastern Cape, offering 24-hour entertainment and superior conference space. The hotel is situated close to the famous Boardwalk and Resort Complex, and as a result, there is great entertainment which is at the foot of the Hotel’s doorstep.
Being known as “the friendly city”, Port Elizabeth has and has something for everyone. There is a broad range of water activities available for those travellers who love the water, such as; swimming, boating, whale & dolphin watching and marine safaris. All visitors can also be confident of a warm welcome when visiting the various restaurants and other attractions that the city has to offer.