Places in Central Eastern Cape
Known as ‘the Kowie’ for the picturesque canal-like river that flows through its centre, Port Alfred is blessed with beautiful beaches, with some to the north backed by massive sand dunes. Upscale, contemporary vacation homes line the canal (à la Miami) and the hills surrounding town.
Tours and activities
Tips and articles
Lonely Planet's top 10 best value stays for 2014
Amazing experiences aren’t reserved for unlimited budgets...
Top 10 extraordinary places to stay in 2014
Think back to where you stayed on your last trip...
Top 10 gay wedding destinations
Sixteen countries now allow same-sex marriage, as do 17 US states and the District of Columbia...
Where to celebrate the dawn of democracy in South Africa
When South Africa goes to the polls this April, the country also commemorates the momentous general election that took place here on 27 April 1994...
From the store
South Africa, Lesotho & Swaziland - Understand South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland & Survival Guide (Chapter)
All the info you need on everything from history, music and the environment to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet...you name it. Get hints on the gay and lesbian scene and tips for women...