- Guests think Milkwood Country Cottage is in an excellent location
- 137 St Francis Drive, St Francis Bay, 6312, Eastern Cape
The magnificent up-market village at St Francis Bay is a symphony of charming white-walled homes, thatch roofs and intricate tidal canals. Then there is the exclusive Otter's Landing with its sweeping custom-built Tuscan architecture, and alongside, Santereme sporting the crisp and clean lines of Mediterranean style homes. These varied architectural styles combine to make St Francis as unique as it is attractive.
Rediscover healthy outdoor living in excellent company. There are walks and trails, acres of fynbos and in early summer wild flowers carpet a large expanse with purples, yellows and whites. With its sheltered waters in the river and the bay, water sports are very popular in St Francis Bay.
The Kromme River, some days like a living mirror, sometimes resembling a strong sea, is navigable for 8 kilometers and is the favourite of many a fisherman and sailing enthusiast.
The beaches epitomize perfection - the whitest, cleanest stretches of sand on the South African coastline. St Francis Bay is home to Bruce's Beauties, one of the worlds best known surf breaks, featured in the 60's cult film Endless Summer. Those fortunate to enough to stay in St Francis will testify to the extraordinary sunsets and equally invigorating sunrises. It is this harmony with nature that makes St Francis extra special.
St Francis Bay is truly a paradise for water-sport enthusiasts. Windsurfing, water skiing, snorkeling, swimming, sunbathing, exploring the canals by canoe and diving.