Jeffreys Bay, Jeffreys Baai, Jay-Bay, J-Bay, J’Bay all mean the same thing. With its unique combination of beautiful beaches, endless summers, abundant shells, white gold (calamari) and relaxed lifestyle, it is no wonder this town has become world renown and many visitors have made it a year round destination.
Situated towards the eastern edge of the world famous Garden Route makes it one of the best holiday destinations in the Eastern Cape. Over the summer period the population of Jeffreys Bay swells dramatically turning the usual tranquil town in to a buzzing holiday resort. With sunny weather, warm water of the Indian Ocean and an abundance of things to do, Jeffrey’s Bay is the perfect place to relax and enjoy your summer in the Eastern Cape. For a more relaxing and calm Jeffreys Bay experience the winter months can still provide a wonderful escape, the weather may be a touch more unpredictable but the sight of seeing the ocean come to life with surfers riding perfect waves, with Jeffreys Bay almost to yourself will make your stay more than memorable.
The bustling town is bordered on both sides by nature reserves & rivers – the Kabeljous, Seekoei and Krom river lagoons host numerous water birds, and provide ideal areas for water sports like canoeing, board sailing and fishing. Every year, migrating whales make their way to Hermanus and Witsand to give birth, and whales can be seen breaching almost every day during the season. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere & have a wonderful stay.
Jeffreys Bay offers varied accommodation from Game farms & guesthouses to backpackers and luxury self catering accommodation. A wide variety of shops reflect the diversity of local talents. A good selection of coffee shops, fast food take-away & restaurants cater for every culinary taste, from black tie to barefoot on the beach.
Known for its reputation as the home of the perfect wave it is one of the best holiday destination in the Eastern Cape. Jeffreys Bay is one of the five most famous surfing destinations in the world and hosts the annual Billabong Pro ASP World Tour surfing event at Super tubes during July. Spectators and surfers from all over the world flock to this event, which can be viewed live over the internet and television.