African Aquila Lodge takes its name from the majestic African Eagle.
It offers 4 Family units & 1 Couples unit, which are all fully equipped and beautifully appointed in a self-catering format, each with their own private entrance.
For your convenience each unit has its own bathroom & fully fitted kitchenette, with dining area. Laundry can be done on request.
Cleaning of units and linen change is done on day of arrival & then every 5 days during your stay.
Guests are invited to relax and enjoy a lazy afternoon on their own private patio which is fitted with braai/BBQ facilities and overlooks the pool and lush gardens.
In Room Facilities:
All units have been tastefully decorated, emitting an African charm and style, yet still making use of modern amenities.
The rooms are comfortable, neat and inviting, ensuring that you as the guest have the ability to relax at the end of a busy day spent exploring or working in Port Elizabeth.
DStv (hotel bouquet)
Fully fitted kitchenette with dining area
Your own personal washing line and bathroom
African Aquila is at 211 Villiers Road, Walmer, Port Elizabeth which is 2 Minutes from the airport, but not in the fly zone. We are close to the major highway the M4.
Our location is perfect for the business and leisure traveller as we are centrally situated within minutes from all major attractions and facilities.
African Aquila is conveniently situated within short distance of many fabulous restaurants, shopping centres, beautiful golf courses and entertainment complexes.
Both the Addo Elephant National Park and Shamwari Private Game Reserve are 45 minute drives from African Aquila Lodge. Some other game parks and nature reserves that are within close proximity are the Seaview Game Park, Kragga Kamma Game Park, the Van Stadens Wild Flower Reserve and Cape Recife Nature Reserve.
Seaview Game Park is home to a pride of resident lions who often have cubs, entrance to engage with these cubs on a personal level is available. Kragga Kamma Game Park boasts the personal touch, by facilitating one-on-one interaction with their leopards. The Cape Recife Nature Reserve is a must for bird lovers.
African Aquila offers per unit:
A private entrance
A private and individually furnished patio area for entertaining with your own braai/BBQ facility
A large, secluded garden with a beautiful swimming pool and secure off-street parking.
Available on request:
Laundry, Airport shuttle.
The Port Elizabeth beachfront with its warm waters and long stretches of sandy beaches are but a short distance away. These waters are ideal for swimming, surfing, sailing, snorkeling and fishing.
Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, is within close proximity to us.
You can also go on township tours, which are conducted by professional guides. This gives you a fascinating look at another side of the South African community.
The South End Museum gives you a historic look at what many in the non-white community had to go through during Apartheid.
Dolphin and Whale watching is a common occurrence in Port Elizabeth. Every morning, hundreds of Bottlenose Dolphins leap through the water as they make their way across the bay. At dusk, they return. During the time between July and December, Humpback and Southern Right Whales can frequently be spotted.
Maitland's River Mouth, only 30 kilometers from the city centre, is a simply exquisite beach. The mammoth, pristine, white sand dunes and the meeting of the river with the ocean is a sight that is irresistible.
The Donkin Heritage Trail, is a surreal experience walking in the footsteps of the 1820 Settlers as you encounter almost 50 historical sites. Although only 5 kilometers long, this trail is full of fascinating facts and insights into the Port Elizabeth of yesteryear.
This is to name just a few of the wonderful delights PE has to offer.