East London Attractions

Beaches, Parks, Aquariums and Much More

Close to the best beaches and offering easy access to some of the top attractions in East London and throughout the Eastern Cape, our hotel is perfectly positioned for a great holiday. 

Situated on the city’s Eastern Beach Promenade – within walking distance of the beach and with many other beautiful beaches in the vicinity, our hotel is a definite favourite for a seaside holiday. Popular activities include surfing, kite surfing, short hikes, fly fishing at the estuary or simply soaking up the sun. A short distance away, Hemingways Casino offers great gaming entertainment, fantastic dining, and family fun.

Nearby attractions include East London’s Lion Park, Queens Park Zoo and Botanical Gardens, Amalinda Nature Reserve, East London Aquarium and Ocean Viewing Deck, the East London Coast Nature Reserve, East London Museum and many shopping malls, theatres, wildlife reserves and cultural landmarks.

Find out more about our recommended top attractions near our East London hotel and throughout the Eastern Cape.

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Corner Union Ave and Dawson Road Selborne East London 5201+27 43 743 0704/5

The East London Guild Theatre is a dynamic playhouse facility, producing and presenting performing arts in Buffalo City, Eastern Cape. The Guild Theatre has been home to some of South Africa’s leading artists and emerging local performers, as well as several international acts, since 1962.

East London, 5200+27 43 706 0306

East London Airport is an airport serving East London, a city in the Eastern Cape province on the southeast coast of South Africa.

Esplanade St, East London, 5201+27 43 705 2637

Situated on the South East coast of South Africa in the City of East London. The East London Aquarium was officially opened on the 2nd of December 1931, which makes it the oldest public aquarium in the country. This is not a big aquarium, but some unique displays make it a must see. The aquarium plays an active role in conserving the coastline and the estuaries in the East London area.

319 Oxford Street, East London, 5201+27 43 743 06 86

Established in 1921 and considered to be one of the most interesting natural and cultural history museums in the country.

45 St. Marks Road Southernwood East London 5201+27 51 505 5111

Life St Dominic`s Hospital is a member of Life Healthcare, one of the largest private hospital groups in South Africa, operating 63 acute care facilities across the country.

Cnr Western Avenue and Two Rivers Drive, East London, 5201+27 43 707 7777

Hemingways Casino brings a touch of Key West charm to East London, inspired by the luxurious home of the famous author Ernest Hemingway.

22 Gleneagles Road Bunkers Hill East London+27 43 735 1356

Regarded by all as a course every golfer should play, this delightful playing experience is set on fairways steeped in history.

Corner Nelson Mandela Drive & Owen Street, South Africa+27 47 538 0217

The Nelson Mandela Museum is a not for profit institution established by the government of South Africa as part of a portfolio of legacy projects that seek to transform the heritage landscape from our apartheid past.

Arcadia Central East London Eastern Cape South Africa

The Jan Smuts Stadium is an athletics and football stadium in the Arcadia suburb of East London, Buffalo City.

Buffalo Park Dr, East London, 5241+27 43 709 9710

Buffalo Park in East London hosts first-class and international cricket matches during South Africa’s summer months between October and March. The stadium is known for its friendly atmosphere and its accessibility.

1820 Settler National Monument Grahamstown 6139

The 1820 Settlers National Monument, which honours the contribution to South African society made by the British 1820 Settlers, overlooks Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape

Schafli Rd, East London, 5275+27 43 734 3234

Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve encompasses five different biomes in the wild coast region of South Africa's Eastern Cape province.

Western Ave, East London, 5241+27 43 721 3180

The mall features an array of entertainment such as a 6 theatre cinema with a 3D offering, family entertainment centre consisting of a bowling alley, 4D Simulator, various arcade games, kiddies rides and dodgems.

Hemingways Casino Cnr Western Avenue and Two Rivers Drive East London 5201+27 43 707 7777

Entertainment for the whole family.

Nahoon Beach East London 5241

Nahoon Beach is part of the pristine Buffalo City coastline that encompasses secluded beaches and an estuary offering mild to wild experiences