Van Stadens Resort

Beauty and tranquility meet at Van Stadens nature conservancy. It offers self-catering accommodation, 89 campsites and day-visitor facilities.  Bring a your gazebo, pack a picnic, or your braai-grid, and visit us for the day!  A kiosk is open over weekends and at peak times.  Hours are limited in the low season.

Van Stadens Resort is located half way between Port Elizabeth and Jeffreys Bay, only 45 minutes from Port Elizabeth International Airport.  Escape from the city but have the convenience of Bay West Mall and a selection of shops and restaurants in a scenic 20 minute radius.  Most of the resort fronts on the tranquil Van Stadens River estuary. Trampolines, swings, table-tennis and snooker are available. There are sand-boards, peddle-boats, paddle skis and canoes for hire.  Come fishing, birding or swim in the lagoon. 

The resort offers accommodation for everyone.

  • Beach Units furnish seclusion, a touch of luxury & the ocean on the doorstep for the discerning guest.
  • The 2-bedroomed thatched rondavels represent the "Van Stadens" that everyone remembers.  Furnishings are simple, but functional.  .Units are neat.
  • The cosy 1-bedroom face brick chalets have sea-views from the braai and patio areas.  Furnishings are simple and practical. 
  • Van Stadens has 89 lawn sites suitable for tents or caravans.  Some have shade from the sheltering milkwood trees, others have panoramic views.  All have access to electricity and water.  It is best to bring an extension and a blue caravan plug.

Rules & Regulations

Your family's safety and enjoyment is important to us.  Please help us to keep Van Stadens family friendly!

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Calls, enquiries and emails can only be answered during business hours:

08:00 to 13:00

14:00 to 16:00

Phone:   041 776 1059

Should you not be able to reach us telephonically, please leave a voice message or complete the enquiry form!

Fax:        041 776 1077
Postal Address:
P O Box 10542, Linton Grange, 6015


Check In From:    14:00
Check Out By:     10:00




GPS Coordinates:
S 33.96693° E 25.22124°
Directions from Port Elizabeth:
Take the N2 - Humansdorp.
  • Travel about 25 km.
  • Take the Blue Horizon Bay - St Albans off-ramp.
  • Turn left and follow the road for about 15 km to The Resort gates.


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