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St Francis Bay

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Local property specialists in St Francis Bay, Cape St Francis, Santereme, St Francis Port, St Francis Canals and St Francis Links Golf Estate, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Our property consultants specialise in residential, agricultural and commercial sales and rentals. The Port offers apartment, lock-up and go living with a Mediterranean feeling with a peer that forms part of the working harbour. We can accommodate you whether you are searching for luxury property on the beachfront or canals, a farm, small holding, sectional title, apartment, industrial, or freehold coastal property where you can enjoy a relaxed lifestyle. Few secure estates, with freehold properties and homeowner associations.


Our rental management department manages holiday, short and long term rentals and maintenance assistance. Successfully buying, selling, letting or renting real estate is mostly about fulfilling people’s needs, dreams and aspirations. Harcourts real estate agents receive in-depth professional training and are committed to building meaningful and genuine personal relationships with our clients – all our buyers, sellers, landlords and tenants.


St Francis Bay and Cape St Francis is nothing but a relaxed and quiet sleepy fishing village, called the “Best Kept Secret” with its soft white sandy beaches and abundance of sea-shells on the sea-shore has become one of the fastest growing areas in the Eastern Cape. A favourite holiday destination and tourist attraction, St Francis Bay and Cape St Francis offers surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, kayaking, mountain biking, horse riding, sandboarding, hiking trails, fishing, bird watching with more than 200 bird species found in the nearby Seekoei River Nature Reserve. The Kromm River offers river front properties, water sports and a known and favourite fishing spot for anglers. St Francis Port is a working harbour and known for chokka, squid, calamari fishing. St Francis Bay further boasts 2 beautiful 18 hole golf courses. The town golf course, with beautiful ocean views and ideal for a scenic walk and play course. The famous St Francis Links Golf Course, rated one of the top 10 golf courses in South Africa is challenging but the views and scenery unsurpassed.


Cape St Francis or locally known as Seals with the Seal Point Lighthouse on the South Eastern Tip of Africa. Seal Point, Shark Point and Cape St Francis arehome to 5 nature reserves offering well maintained walking trails and dedicated cycling routes through the natural coast lands with indigenous fynbos and abundant wild life. The vegetation is part of the Cape Floral Kingdom (one of six kingdoms in the world)


Game Reserves and National Parks in close proximity, as also the famous “Baviaans” for a 4x4 experience and opportunity to enjoy our star-filled skies in a tranquil and peaceful setting! Most importantly, our beaches have been given “Blue Flag Status!” Another added benefit is the location, with easy access from the N2 Through Humansdorp and only 60 minutes away from Port Elizabeth and International Airport. Starting point of our very famous Garden Route


Enjoy the lifestyle, whether it is a sundowner cruise on the canals or deep sea fishing, whale watching or simply boating on the Kromm River, there is something for the whole family to enjoy.


Gift shops with quaint and unusual gifts and speciality stores, shell shops on the beach with creative shell works by the local folk offers a relaxed and hassle-free shopping experience! Eateries and restaurants such as the well-known Big Time Taverna, The Greek Restaurant on the Canals or Chokka Block famous for seafood and traditional South African cuisine in the Port.



St Francis Bay and Cape St Francis where the famous 70’s surfer movie Endless Summer was made, is known as one of the best surfing beaches in South Africa. Cape St Francis well known landmarks are the lighthouse where the penguin sanctuary used to be and the wildside also known as Sunset Rock where the sun sets over the Indian Ocean and one of the best spots in the world to enjoy sundowners and beach braai with loved ones.


Francis Bay and Cape St Francis – A town where children ride bicycles or skateboard in the street and families walk to the beach. A town where sunsets and sunrises are appreciated. A town known for its diverse, friendly, and vibrant people! A town worth investing in!