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About Cowrie Lodge

Cowrie Lodge is an upmarket establishment situated on a private seaside resort and conservancy. Tranquil, peaceful and away from the hustle and bustle of the city, we are situated on the beautiful Sunshine Coast, mere minutes from the East London International Airport and close to town.

The estate is peaceful and tranquil, yet it offers great amenities such as a communal swimming pool, a tennis court with night lights, volleyball, a mini rugby field, mashie golf, and a club house. Furthermore, the estate is only 200 m from one of the most spectacular beaches and excellent fishing spots that East London has to offer. The perimeter fencing is electrified and security provides 24-hour access control.

The bed and breakfast units have coffee and tea facilities, fridges, two wingback chairs and DStv. There is a communal breakfast room, pool table and lounge. Braai and entertainment areas are accessible to all units. The self-catering units each have a fully-equipped kitchen, a dining room and a lounge, DStv, plus a private entrance.

  • Response Rate: 87%
  • Response Time: 30 hours
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 17
  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 13 Reviews


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • No Credit Card Facilities

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans


  • 3 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

There will be an extra person charge of R250 per person in the self-catering units if guests do not discuss with bookings beforehand.

Cowrie Lodge Rooms

Reviews for Cowrie Lodge

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Mari-Louise Markram, South Africa
19 January 2015

Great place with friendly people. Made our stay the excellent. Bev and Graham are lovely people!

Martin Marais, South Africa
15 January 2015

Cowrie Lodge is a lovely self catering establishment that has all the facilities you need for a relaxing and fun holiday. It's in a beautiful estate with buck and other animals roaming about freely. Its a short walk to a beautiful wild beach. Its a perfect place to get away and relax and also have all the facilities of a mashie golf course, swimming pool and tennis courts to keep you entertained. We enjoyed our stay and would definitely come back again.

kerri fry, South Africa
13 January 2015

Good Accomodation, Great location. Excellent place for children to roam in safety. Everyone is Cove Rock was very friendly - strangers waved and greeted.

Willienke Bruwer, South Africa
07 January 2015

Had a lovely stay! Very good service and friendly people! Went the extra mile that we could have a comfortable end enjoyable holiday!

John Jordan, South Africa
09 August 2014

Beautiful and clean, Bev is very friendly and welcoming. Dinner is available by arrangement and after a day of travelling, so nice not to have to go out again.

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Cowrie Lodge Map

Cowrie Lodge is 0.5km from the centre of Cove Rock , the nearest airport 3.7km (East London Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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