Khaya Zinza

South Africa: Jeffrey's Bay

All surf skills catered for at this beach-front villa including kitchen, terrace and office room with Supertubes out front and rent of whole villa possible.

LowPressure’s Stormrider Surf Guide says

St. Francis Bay, South Africa

Halfway between Durban and Cape Town is South Africa’s best and most consistent surf zone. The frequent winter SW swells and the occasional E swells that hit this SE facing coastline, turn on dozens of classic point breaks that are hidden away inside crescent shaped coves. Jeffreys Bay (J-Bay) is obviously the most renowned wave and is considered one of the best righthanders in the world.

Find more general info about when to go and statistics on the Low Pressure’s Stormrider Guide website.

East London, South Africa

East London, South Africa's only river port, sprawls between the rivermouths of the broad Buffalo, Nahoon and Gonubie Rivers. Being the gateway to the Sunshine Coast and the Wild Coast, East London is a major hub for the region and attracts the adventurous and sporting to many international events. What isn’t so obvious is the fact that East London is one of the best areas in SA to visit & surf. Since 1847, about 150 ships have been wrecked within a 5km radius of the Buffalo Harbour, the reason being that swells hitting the Eastern Cape are the most consistent for the whole South African coastline. Considering the warmer water and the number of legitimate right pointbreaks which have nurtured surfers like Greg Emslie or Nikita Robb, East London is a world-class zone that sharks have managed to keep quiet. To date, 20 shark attacks have been recorded in the past 18 years around East London. The worst incident was in 1994 when top local surfer Bruce Corby died as a result of his injuries from a great white, right after Andrew Carter was attacked but survived. In July 2000, 15-year-old Shannon Ainslie was targeted by two massive great whites and you can view the attack on Surfer Mag (or youtube). At Gonubie Point, Anton Devos was killed by a great white while bodyboarding in 2004. Then in November 2007, local Lee Mellin, survived an attack at Bonza Bay by a monster shark, which left a 38 cm wound down his thigh. Locals advise not to enter the water in the early morning or late afternoon, when birds and dolphins are seen feeding, and on no account to go out alone.

Find more general info about when to go and statistics on the Low Pressure’s Stormrider Guide website.

PP/Night from US$ 75