The Spotted Grunter Resort - Port St Johns, Wild Coast

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Port St Johns Accommodation
Port St Johns, Wild Coast

The Spotted Grunter Resort

Port St Johns, Wild Coast - Accommodation

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The Spotted Grunter Resort in Port St Johns

The Spotted Grunter Resort is nestled between two mountains, Mount Thesiger behind the resort and Mount Sullivan across the river. These two mountains form the heads at the river mouth that flows into the Indian Ocean. Port St Johns is really known for its fishing, especially grunter, salmon or cob and garrick. We therefor had no choice but to call our piece of heaven next to the Umzimbubu River, The Spotted Grunter Resort. Our peaceful, small and exclusive paradise is just waiting to be filled with happy faces and families having a good time and enjoying themselves.

Our luxury log cabins are fully equipped with microwave ovens, gas stoves and fridges. We also provide bath towels and toiletries. There are fans and heaters in the bedrooms and lounge, and we have safes in the cabins for your valuables. We provide tea, coffee, sugar and creamer, and there are TVs in all our cabins with local or DStv channels.

The cabins consist of a kitchenette, an open-plan lounge and dining area, and a bathroom with gas-heated water showers. All cabins have their own braai area and private deck and each cabin also has its own secure allocated parking. We are pet friendly, and there is a cabin which is wheelchair friendly as well. Rates can be provided on a bed and breakfast or full board basis.

The Anglers Arms Bar is a fully licensed watering hole, with a wide variety of beverages and snacks. We also have a pool table and darts board. Our restaurant serves a wide variety of dishes and you can enjoy your meal inside or on our deck overlooking the resort and river.

At our reception, you will find a small bait and tackle shop where you can purchase everything needed to go fishing. We also stock the necessities like toothpaste, deodorant, bug repellent, shirts and a small selection of kid's toys, and you can purchase everything needed for a braai at reception.

As we are situated next to the Umzimvubu River, you can easily sit on our river bank and do some fishing. We also have a small jetty and boat launching slip way, so you can bring your boat along.

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Facilities available at The Spotted Grunter Resort,Port St Johns, Wild Coast

Facilities
  • Available Next Weekend
  • Available This Weekend
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Parking on Premises
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Satellite TV
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wheelchair Enabled

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GPS Co-Ordinates: 29° 31' 41.7" E / 31° 35' 54.6" S

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Driving to The Spotted Grunter Resort in Port St Johns, Wild Coast

Departing: East London Airport
Address: Settlers Way, East London, 5200, South Africa
Distance: 0.3 km / Duration: 4 hours 8 mins
1.Head east0.3 km
2.Turn left onto Settlers Way/R72
Continue to follow R72
8.0 km
3.At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Fleet St/R720.2 km
4.Turn left onto Cambridge St0.8 km
5.Cambridge St turns right and becomes Commercial Rd1.0 km
6.Turn left onto Fitzpatrick Rd/R72
Continue to follow R72
5.4 km
7.Turn right to merge onto N2 toward Mthatha218 km
8.Slight left onto Park Rd0.2 km
9.Continue straight onto Stanford Terrace0.2 km
10.Turn right onto Leeds Rd0.9 km
11.Turn left onto N20.2 km
12.Turn right onto R6187.2 km
13.Continue straight onto Umzimvubu Dr
Destination will be on the left
0.3 km

Nearest Airport & Flights

East London Airport - East London

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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 The Spotted Grunter Resort

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This is a fantastic family resort that is very accommodating. Port Saint John's does not have much to offer other than fishing and great scenery but this resort makes the most of it. The restaurant and kitchen staff did a great job producing a fantastic dinner. I have no idea how they can have a menu with that much variety in such a remote location.

review by Byron Verreyne

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Best place to go and relax.

review by Asikelele Camagu

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Most beautiful place very modern and comfortable. Views are breathtaking...

review by Saras Annamalay

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Port st John's town is not very nice but once u drive thru the gate it's like paradise. Comfortable wooden chalet beutifulview.rhe restaurant serves good food with frendly staff. Play area for kids and pool. On the river great for sundowners and fishing

review by Rudi Homan

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Relaxed atmosphere with good service and right on the waters edge.

review by Warren Oberholzer

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Good rooms. Restaurant is a slow.

review by Afsana Khan

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Beautiful scenery and very relaxing. Wood cabin accommodation and good food. Pub is ok. Nice swimming pool and the resort is situated on the river.

review by Brendan Burger

"Adventure Bike Tour"

We were very impressed with the resort, setting is beautiful and the signage to the resort are good. Security very good for our bikes, bar facilities and restaurant food was adequate and good for Port St Johns. We do unfortunately have an issue with the billing. We booked a 3 sleeper unit and were under the impression that there were 2 separate rooms, not 1 bedroom and the other room been a lounge. We were kindly offered an additional room but not advised this would be at an additional charge. We did find that a number of the resorts along this coastline were managed by a local manager and the communication between the resort and the "off site" booking office were not good and or clear.

review by Lyle Roebert, South Africa

"Lovely night"

Was a lovely one night stopover. The Manager and staff were super friendly and helpful.

review by Sue Beamish, South Africa

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