Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Port Elizabeth

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Port Elizabeth. Travellers appreciate the bars in this walkable city. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Weather

Seasonal weather in Port Elizabeth

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, September, August, October and November are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Port Elizabeth

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Port Elizabeth is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Princess Margaret Beach (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Lower Bay Beach (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Friendship Bay Beach (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Cotton House Beach (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Macaroni Beach (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Villa Beach (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Port Elizabeth

Fly into Argyle (SVD-Argyle Intl.), the closest airport, located 12.9 mi (20.8 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Canouan Island (CIW), which is 21.9 mi (35.2 km) away.

Where to stay near Port Elizabeth?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 351 holiday rentals near Port Elizabeth. From 15 Houses to 103 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Port Elizabeth is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Port Elizabeth?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Port Elizabeth:

  • Belmont: 223 holiday homes
  • Union Vale: 161 holiday homes
  • Hope Estate: 49 holiday homes
  • Pretoria: 93 holiday homes
  • Hamilton: 53 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Port Elizabeth?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Port Elizabeth. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Port of Port Elizabeth: 362 holiday rentals
  • Princess Margaret Beach: 362 holiday rentals
  • Botanical Gardens: 362 holiday rentals
  • Barrouallie: 362 holiday rentals
  • Kingstown Methodist Church: 364 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Port Elizabeth listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Port Elizabeth?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 15 Houses in Port Elizabeth. Our other popular types of Port Elizabeth holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 103 holiday houses
  • Villas: 217 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 5 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Port Elizabeth?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 39 holiday homes with pool available in Port Elizabeth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.