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This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Featuring direct access to the beach and an infinity pool, The Sands is located in St. Francis Bay overlooking the Indian Ocean. It includes a restaurant and a bar, and provides free parking.

The large rooms at The Sands @ St Francis feature a patio or a terrace with ocean views, and include a marble bathroom with spa bath. Elegantly decorated with exposed beams and wooden floors, they all have a seating area with a satellite TV.

The restaurant has panoramic views, and serves light lunches and gourmet dinners that can also be enjoyed on the terrace. A buffet-style breakfast is also prepared every morning at The Sands.

During the cold days, guests can enjoy a glass of fine South African wine in the living room, in front of the open fire. A steam room is also available upon request.

Jeffreys Bay is 34 km, while Port Elizabeth Airport is 83.3 miles away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.9 for a two-person trip.

The Sands @ St Francis has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 20 Aug 2012.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.8)

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Buffet

Free parking available on-site


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4 reasons to choose The Sands @ St Francis

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  • The staff speak English
Closest beach
  • St Francis Bay Beach

    St Francis Bay Beach

    8.9 Fabulous beach
    50 yards from property
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Hosted by Heidi Penfold

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Heidi Penfold
The Sands @ St Francis is a luxurious Beach House offering uninterrupted views of the majestic Indian Ocean and endless stretches of pristine coastline. All of our 5 luxurious suites offer large sliding doors with views of the Indian Ocean and St Francis Main Beach. The bedrooms are modern with spacious bathrooms each with Jacuzzi bathtubs and glass enclosed showers. Come and enjoy waking to the sound of waves crashing on the beach while sipping on a steaming cup of freshly brewed coffee on your private deck, this is the kind of idyllic beach life that awaits you.
Language spoken: English
Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Excellent location - show map
What's nearby
  • Two Harbours Walk Trail
    0.3 miles
  • The Village Square Shopping Centre
    0.3 miles
  • Bruces Beauties Surf Spot
    0.8 miles
  • St Francis Links Golf Course
    1 miles
  • Port St Francis
    1.7 miles
  • Cape St. Francis Nature Reserve
    2.1 miles
  • Irma Booysen Flora Reserve
    2.3 miles
  • Seal Point Surf Spot
    2.8 miles
  • Seal Point Lighthouse
    3.1 miles
  • Swan Island Nature Reserve
    5 miles
Top attractions
  • Seekoeirivier Nature Reserve
    6.7 miles
  • Billabong Factory Shop
    9.3 miles
  • Son Surf School
    9.3 miles
  • Jeffrey's Bay Shell Museum
    9.4 miles
  • Fountains Mall
    10.2 miles
Natural beauty
  • Sea/ocean Indian Ocean
    0 miles
Beaches in the neighbourhood
  • St Francis Bay Beach
    50 yards
  • Cape St. Francis Beach
    2 miles
  • Paradise Beach
    4.2 miles
Closest airports
  • Port Elizabeth International Airport
    46.6 miles
How to get to The Sands @ St Francis from Port Elizabeth International Airport
    Public shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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1 restaurant on site

    Octagon Restaurant

    Cuisine: Seafood, Local, International

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Facilities of The Sands @ St Francis
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Spa bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Sea view
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Beach
  • Steam room
  • Beachfront
  • Fishing Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sofa
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secured parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Pool with view
Languages spoken
  • English
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Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules The Sands @ St Francis takes special requests - add in the next step!


14:00 - 14:30


10:30 - 11:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express The Sands @ St Francis accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please inform The Sands @ St Francis in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

FAQs about The Sands @ St Francis

  • The Sands @ St Francis is 950 yards from the centre of St Francis Bay.

  • Guests staying at The Sands @ St Francis can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Buffet

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Room options at The Sands @ St Francis include:

    • Double
    • Twin

  • The nearest beach is just 100 yards from The Sands @ St Francis.

  • Check-in at The Sands @ St Francis is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • The prices at The Sands @ St Francis may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • The Sands @ St Francis offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Fishing
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Beachfront
    • Steam room
    • Beach

  • The Sands @ St Francis has 1 restaurant:

    • Octagon Restaurant

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Sands @ St Francis by:

    • Car 1h 30min
    • Airport shuttle (public) 1h 30min

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at The Sands @ St Francis (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Parking
    • Secured parking
    • Free parking