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The beaches are stunning, with so many places to swim. There is also a lot to offer in town and the mall, for food and shopping. And the people are super friendly.
The Beaches and the food!
J Bay is a real coastal town with clean, neat beaches.
Beaches and shops!!
Lots of activities to choose from.
Lots to do.
We love the vibe in J Bay!
More info about Jeffreys Bay
Jeffreys Bay is a small holiday town on the Sunshine Coast in the Eastern Cape Province near Port Elizabeth. The beautiful deep blue bay with a magnificent beach is bordered by nature reserves and rivers, and is a subtropical paradise.
The tiny village became famous internationally, but not locally in South Africa, at first. Hordes of surfing American hippies began to descend upon the tiny fishing town in the 1960’s, due to the fantastic surfing waves and it became a super cool hippie destination.
This was to the bewilderment of the conservative religious inhabitants of the village at the furthest edge of Africa, who certainly did not care for Flower Power and psychedelic music and the culture clash continues to this day.
The town was established by Captain Jeffrey in 1849, a trader who cruised up and down the Eastern coast on trading missions. It remained a tiny fishing village for a hundred years or so, but these days has grown... Show more