About Elephants Footprint Lodge
This cosy lapa-style lodge, nestled under the Addo Heights foothills, offers 12 luxury suites with semi-open plan bathrooms and our Special Feature: open air ‘rock face’ showers, all under thatch.
Unwind on the deck next to our woodland style plunge pool; with a glass of wine chosen from our cellar. Full Continental /English breakfast included in our rate.
We are situated 1km off the N2, 30 km from Port Elizabeth & 2km from the Southern Gate (Camp Matyholweni) of the Addo Elephant National Park, close to the Alexandria Dunes, and the village of Colchester, close to the beach and the mouth of the charming Sundays River Valley.
Weather can change from hot in the day to cool in the evening - a warm jacket to be kept handy at all times.
Swimming costume and sunblock essential. Long trousers for evenings. Warm jacket for boat cruises in Autumn and Winter, sometimes in Mid Summer.
The East Cape weather is notoriously variable but the Sunshine Coast is so called as this area boasts the most sunshine hours in S.A.
The temperatures are very mild all year averaging 25 c in summer and 20 c in winter
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*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
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