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OFFICE TIMES

7:00 am - Front Office Reception opens

7:30am- Breakfast is served until 10am.

10:00 am - Checkout Time

2:00 pm - Check in Time until 9:00 pm

7:00 pm - House Dinner is served  BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL BEFORE 4:30pm

"Please note if you would like to check in or check out outside of the times provided, it is essential that you let us know prior to arrival / departure.

"If you would like to book a house meal and you are vegetarian or have any dietary requirements please inform us before booking

DEPOSITS and PAYMENTS

We require a 50% non-refundable deposit to secure bookings. All accommodation is to be settled upon arrival. Then you may run an account with us. For security reasons accounts must not exceed R500 in one day, we will ask you to please settle outstanding amounts before the day ends..

CASH

There are NO ATMS in Coffee Bay because it is a remote seaside village. The nearest ATM's are at the Ngcwanguba Store (18km from Coffee Bay - during working hours), and also in Mqanduli (70km away). It is suggested that you draw money before you make your way down to Coffee Bay.

CARD PAYMENTS

We accept Card Payments :]

WIFI

We strongly advise you to do anything important requiring the internet before arriving in Coffee Bay. We do not have ADSL lines in the village and internet is extremely expensive. There is no ADSL, only 3G, 4G and HSDPA. and you often find yourself on EDGE. Some of the local establishments around town provide WIFI at R 1/megabyte..

We do not provide WIFI services for casual browsing, but if it is necessary that you connect to the WEB we can arrange for you to use the Cell phone hotspot at R 1/megabyte.

If you need to book any accommodation, flights, buses etc, we will gladly assist you at reception.

LAUNDRY

We offer a laundry service that takes approximately half a day, weather dependant. The cost is R5o per load and includes wash, iron and fold. Please enquire at reception.

ACTIVITIES<link>

There are a lot of fun things to see and do in Coffee Bay. We are flexible with arranging activities, just chat to any of our staff about what you would like to do or ask us for suggestions, Remember weather, tides, swells etc will play a role in what's best to do with the day.

We have an array of activities listed on our <a> activities page. </a>

HEALTH and SAFETY

The Transkei is a rural place and this is Africa. Please treat everyone and everything with respect. Also please remember that patience is a virtue, some things take considerably longer out here.

Always tread lightly and be aware of your body.

If you cut yourself / hurt yourself, please make sure you disinfect it as soon as possible and refrain from walking through rivers with open wounds. Please also be aware that the Transkei is alive with all sorts of creatures; cows bring ticks, so check yourself constantly when walking through grass.

If you have any serious wounds or injuries there is a clinic km outside of Coffee Bay by the Ngcwanguba Store (18km from Coffee Bay).

There is also a hospital 40km from the Clinic-<a href="http://www.zithulele.org/">Zithulelehospital  </a> :  +27 (0)47 5738935

 

SHUTTLES

We do organize a shuttle services between Umtata and Coffee Bay.