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About The Tin Shack

Tasteful, funky, brand new and fun, the Tin Shack offers a unique selection of Accommodation types. Situated in the exclusive Marina Village and literally a 'Stones Throw' from the canals with canal access and slipway facilities. Shack-up consists of 4 double bedrooms with en-suite, two with additional loft areas to sleep the kiddies, there is a large communal lounge and kitchen areas, the loft rooms have room TVs. Little Shack is a complete unit catering for a family with a large double bedroom and a generous, totally seperate loft area. Units also offer fully equipped kitchens, DVD, TV 's, braai facilities and use of a canoe. Mooring for boats to be arranged. All accommodation comes with linen and towels. You need only to bring yourself, your food and a good attitude. Children are very welcome, animals on request. A stroll to the Kromme River and a small trek to the beach, but why leave the marina when you can swim in the canals? Conferencing for up to 15 people available.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Response Time: 16 hours
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 16
  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 8 Reviews


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Satellite TV*
  • Braai/Barbecue

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans


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

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Reviews for The Tin Shack

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Mohammed Lorgat, South Africa
20 December 2015

The place is quirky, fun, comfortable and very charming. Location is excellent in St Francis Bay right by the canals.Tanya is a wonderful host.We recommend it and will definitely stay here again when visiting St Francis Bay.

Jean Mackenzie, South Africa
28 September 2014

We had a very peaceful and friendly stay at the 'Little Tin Shack".We had everything we need and Tanya was always around to help us.Access to rowing boats and bikes.Very comfortable bed and loved Puzzle the dog.

Jane Gibbons, South Africa
18 July 2013

Relaxed comfortable clean well priced accommodation. Friendly helpful hostess. We had a great stay.

Lauren Wheals, South Africa
14 November 2011

We really enjoyed our weekend away!

Ian Stuart, South Africa
10 October 2011

Ian and I had a lovely time, the accomodation was great, clean and comfortable. We will be back.

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The Tin Shack Map

The Tin Shack is 3km from the centre of St Francis Bay , the nearest airport 88.8km (Port Elizabeth Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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