Crawfords Beach Lodge
Chintsa, Wild Coast - Accommodation
Crawfords Beach Lodge in Chintsa
We offer elegant guest house accommodation and a well equipped conference centre. Our trade mark is personal service and fine country fare, in an atmosphere of intimate peace and tranquility. Each cottage has an individual balcony from which to greet the day, and is surrounded by an abundance of wild life and nature.
Breakfast is served overlooking the shimmering Indian Ocean, and where evening barbecues are the norm for those wanting to take in the evening hue. Sun-drenched days are spent swimming in a turquoise sea, or strolling the golden beaches. The conference package includes all meals, accommodation and morning and afternoon teas. The Sea at your door, the Beach at your feet.
Facilities & Activities nearby:
Facilities available at Crawfords Beach Lodge,Chintsa, Wild Coast
- Airport Shuttle
- Conference Venues
- Credit Card Facilities
- Laundry Facilities
- Parking on Premises
- Restaurant on Premises
- Swimming Pool
- Bird Watching
- Body Boarding
- Fishing - Deep Sea
- Fishing - Saltwater
- Game Drives
- Horse Riding
- Paddling - Canoeing
- Paddling - Sea Kayaking
- Quad Biking
- Whale Watching
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GPS Co-Ordinates: 28° 7' 7" E / 32° 49' 36" S
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Driving to Crawfords Beach Lodge in Chintsa, Wild Coast
|Departing: East London Airport|
|Address: Settlers Way, East London, 5200, South Africa|
|Distance: 27 m / Duration: 48 mins|
|1.||Head east||0.3 km|
|2.||Turn left onto Settlers Way/R72|
Continue to follow R72
|3.||At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Fleet St/R72||0.2 km|
|4.||Turn left onto Cambridge St||0.8 km|
|5.||Cambridge St turns right and becomes Commercial Rd||1.0 km|
|6.||Turn left onto Fitzpatrick Rd/R72|
Continue to follow R72
|7.||Turn right to merge onto N2 toward Mthatha||24.5 km|
|8.||Turn right||7.5 km|
|9.||Turn left||3.6 km|
|10.||Continue straight||2.6 km|
|11.||Turn left||0.3 km|
|12.||Turn left at Cintsa Cove|
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Nearest Airport & Flights
East London Airport - East London+ FIND FLIGHT TO East London
East London Airport welcomes 346 000 people each year and is a busy yet small national airport that has around 25 flights a day. The creation of the airport was in 1927 with a municipal aerodrome at Woodbrook, it moved several times and in 1965 the airport was moved for the last time to its present location, only 10 kilometres from East London’s city centre.
Reviews for Crawfords Beach Lodge
The last time I was there was in 1988 and it was called Crawfords Caverns. Lovely place even back then. Just bloody expensive back then and even more now.
It was fantastic. My friend had a party there. The view and the place in general was awesome
Crawford's has the best staff ever. Besides it being the most beautiful place on earth, it is also the most welcoming.
Fantastic w end!!! Awesome facilities. My kids had a blast! The staff is seriously jacked!
The staff are so friendly, make you feel like family. The most wonderful weekend, filled with long walks, good laughs and the best food.
Food was amazing. Staff super friendly
Very well worth a visit. Great setting with excellent restaurant. Enjoy a stunning view of an awesome beach that is ideal for swimming surfing and fishing. Also has a river a short walk away where a tranquil canoe paddle can be enjoyed. The chalets between the trees are spacious with good quality bedding and notably well maintained. A must to stay at when visiting the area.
Our family loves staying at Crawfords Beach Lodge. Great food, lovely accommodation and beautiful beach. This place is a real gem!
Beautiful setting. Pleasant staff. Good food. Best of all comfy bed with white linens
We stayed at Crawfords Beach lodge on the weekend of the 23 March 2018 It was an amazing experience, The staff was so friendly and helpful. It is really a precious piece of paradise.
Crawfords is the sort of place you don't want to review because you want to keep it all to yourself, but I must as it is wonderful. The views and the location are second to none, we treated ourselves to the honey-moon room which surpassed expectations. The staff are great and super helpful, helping us to arrange a game drive and spa visit. I will say that the dinner each night was a little samey, but beyond that Crawfords is fantastic and we will be back.
Great food and accomodation, owners always willing to please, Just a very relaxed enviroment! Love it!@
One of my favourite places in the Eastern Cape, it's a win for the whole family. They serve amazing food, there's also a kiddies menu- it was a hit with my toddler. Great staff and the hosts are lovely.
Cosy, relaxing beach accommodation. Good variation of food. Friendly and accommodating staff. Wellness Centre and various activities. Kids friendly with own kids club. Owner managed.
"Outstanding Service over the years...."
The management and staff of Crawfords Beach Lodge went out of their way to make our stay as pleasant as possible. From the reception desk to the waiters in the dining hall, all were extremely professional. This attests to thorough training and maintenance of standards.
Our room had a beautiful view of the beach, was within easy walking distance from the dining facilities and it was spotlessly clean. When we returned from dinner that evening, a welcoming chocolate had been placed on our turned-back covers. This attention to detail did not go unnoticed either. :)
The chef and kitchen team also need to be highly commended on the excellentbuffet they provide: thereare a variety of products for each stage of a menu, incredible flavours and textures whether you are looking at starters, main course, desserts or cheeses and crackers. The beverages in the adjoining lounge,where they also keep a welcoming fireburning,are also accompanied by three delicious types of cookies. All in all, a culinary delight!
I need to add that I, at a personal level,have enjoyed meals (some booked and others impromptu), overnight stays and two day workshops here for work purposesover the last eight years and cannot ever recall having had a disappointing meal or experience.This family has therefore convinced me that they believe in service excellence.
"Stop one on trip from Durban to Cape Town in July"
Stunning location, well appointed, good home style cooking.
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