Situated between two spectacular tidal rivers,the Kariega and the Bushmans, Kenton-on-Sea offers a picture perfect village setting for a fantastic family holiday.
Here the 'sun spends the winter'. So if you can't make it there during your summer vacation, don't stress, you will still have a wonderful outdoor experience during the winter. The climate is mild and temperate.
Kenton is on the warm Indian Ocean, where the two rivers open up to a sea front of unspoilt beaches with undulating dune fields as well as interesting rock formations.
Midway between Port Elizabeth and East London, Kenton-on-Sea is easy to reach along the coastal road between these two cities. The nearest airport is in Port Elizabeth with regular flights to and from the major city centres.
Our closest city neighbour is Grahamstown - it is named a city only because of the magnificent Cathedral in the centre of the town. Grahamstown is a small University town steeped in South African history & plays host to the famous National Arts Festival, which is the largest international Arts Festival other than the Edinburgh Festival in Scotland.
Bathurst, a half-hour drive from Kenton-on-Sea, is a tiny farming village, where many locals offer their arts and crafts for sale. Besides its historical value, Bathurst is renowned for its annual 'Ox Braai'. This is all-day celebration and people of all ages travel from far and wide to attend.
The immediate inland vicinity is richly populated by game reserves, where luxury accommodation is available. The area is malaria free - no malaria medication is necessary when you visit us. The game reserves are well stocked with game, some have the Big Five. The Eastern Cape area boasts 5 out of the 6 different biomes of the world, which makes for a diverse African experience.
GPS Co-ordinates for Kenton-on-Sea:
26 ° 40 mins East
33 ° 41 mins South