Welcome to St Francis
Discover the jewel of the Eastern Cape, home to whales, waves and winding trails through fynbos-covered dunes. St Francis Bay is a place so mesmerising that one taste of the perfect life will keep you coming back for more. Its sophisticated charm effortlessly blends the slow-paced rhythm of bygone days (when shopkeepers still knew your name) with the adventure and pulse of modern life.
Journey through the tree-lined streets of Humansdorp with its quaint coffee shops and artisan bakeries. Rub shoulders with local farmers in the Co-op and sample delicacies from nearby farms. With the backdrop of the spectacular BaviaanskloofWilderness, take in the ever-changing landscape of the KromRiver. Take a right turn towards Oyster Bay, through fields alive with cattle, sheep, and the odd springbuck. Feel your mood lighten as you enter the village. From its beginnings as a solitary fishing camp, St Francis has grown into a picturesque coastal haven with distinctive residential areas each with their own flavour.
There are so many ways to spend your time. Enjoy the elegance of the canals with a sunset cruise or have dinner at the port as you watch an armada of chokka boats on the horizon. Take in the natural beauty of the coastline and follow trails from the river mouth to the lighthouse. With one of the few privately owned harbours in South Africa, St Francis boasts some of the most extraordinary fishing, surfing, swimming and other aquatic sports areas. Our world-class golf courses have hosted some of the top golfers in the world and for the aviators we have a landing strip.
Feel the wind in your hair and the sand between your toes as you watch whales breach under the glow of the lighthouse. Fall asleep to the sound of waves crashing as you dream about your next adventure in St Francis.
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