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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 21 mi, while Port Elizabeth Airport is 83 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.9 for a two-person trip.

The Sands @ St Francis has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 20, 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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Closest beach
  • St Francis Bay Beach

    St Francis Bay Beach

    8.9 Excellent beach
    200 feet 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
Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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
    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
  • Ocean/Sea Indian Ocean
    0 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • St Francis Bay Beach
    200 feet
  • 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

    Food: Seafood, Local, International

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of The Sands @ St Francis
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Spa tub
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Ocean view
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Beach
  • Steam room
  • Beachfront
  • Fishing Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (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 available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secure parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage 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
  • Safe
  • 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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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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


2:00 PM - 2:30 PM


10:30 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

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 of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about The Sands @ St Francis

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

    • Fishing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Beachfront
    • Steam room
    • Beach

  • The Sands @ St Francis is 2,800 feet from the center of St Francis Bay.

  • Room options at The Sands @ St Francis include:

    • Double
    • Twin

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

    • Parking on site
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Free parking

  • The prices at The Sands @ St Francis may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • 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. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The nearest beach is 350 feet from The Sands @ St Francis.

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

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

  • The Sands @ St Francis has 1 restaurant:

    • Octagon Restaurant

  • Check-in at The Sands @ St Francis is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.