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About The Coelacanth

Situated along the unspoiled Sunshine Coast in the Eastern Cape is the tranquil village of Kidds Beach. Close enough to the nearby hub city of East London but lets you stay in a peaceful, pristine and tranquil environment.We at The Coelacanth strive for luxurious, homestyle accommodation. We strive for a unique experience and a truly relaxed atmosphere.We offer a beautiful queen bedroom with full en-suite bathroom - bath and shower. The room has its own entrance, complimentary WIFI, DSTV, Tea/Coffee station.We offer the relaxing and tranquil Double Bedroom, Garden entrance, en-suite bathroom. Complimentary WIFI, DSTV and tea/coffee station.We offer our gorgeous twin bedroom, two beds, Garden entrance, en-suite bathroom. Complimentary WIFI, DSTV and tea/coffee station.
Our Pricing excludes breakfast which can be added on at the reasonable pricing of R65.00 per head at our establishment. Full English Breakfast.

Beach: Take a lovely five-minute walk to the beach along the seafront in the peaceful coastal town of Kidds Beach, while enjoying the fresh ocean breeze. Wide open beaches and safe swimming for the whole family.Clean and Pristine environment.

  • Response Rate: 86%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 8 hours
  • Type: Bed and Breakfast
  • Sleeps: 10
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 6 Reviews


  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Cosy

Languages Spoken

  • English
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

50% Deposit to be made upon booking, Balance to be paid before arrival.
The house can be rented as a whole unit on a self-catering basis; please inquire.

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Reviews for The Coelacanth

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Zingisa Ndzamela
03 October 2017

We received hospitality at it's best. Hosts are very friendly people.

thomas .a. joseph, South Africa
01 October 2013

It was a real treat from you, a beautiful house with all the needed things, a very friendly and caring service, we together with our children enjoyed the stay. Thanks once again.

Amanda Peter, South Africa
22 July 2013

We had a lovely time at the Coelacanth. The place is beautiful, clean and spacious. We love the fact that we get the place all to ourselves, lots of privacy. Everything is there, its home away from home!

Bobby Bezuide hout, South Africa
24 June 2013

Thank you very much John for an enjoyable stay at The Coelacanth.John personally introduced us with the ins-and-outs of the house. We felt at home from the onset and did not have to make use of his offer to assist with whatever our needs were to make our stay more comfortable.Thank you very much... we will return for a longer stay!

Gerhard Neveling, South Africa
10 June 2013

House is set out with all you need to make your holiday a relaxed affair. I can suggest it as a first choice in accommodation.

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The Coelacanth Map

The Coelacanth is 0.2km from the centre of Kidd's Beach , the nearest airport 19.5km (East London Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

Things to do in and around Kidd's Beach

Kidds Beach

(1 km from Kidd's Beach)

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This beautiful eight km stretch of white sand is a popular attraction in the area. Great for long walks and swimming, be sure to bring the children with you. For anglers, the river mouths provides a good spot to throw a line, as well as off one of...

Gulu Beach

(1.9 km from Kidd's Beach)

Gulu Beach is renowned for its awesome year-round angling opportunities from the banks of the Gulu River or the river mouth. During summer the expansive sandy beach offers safe swimming conditions and lifeguards are on duty. 
Pristine and peaceful,...

Kaysers Beach

(11.1 km from Kidd's Beach)

Kaysers Beach is a pristine sandy beach fringed on either side by rocky outcrops offering excellent rock and surf fishing. A worthwhile hike to the west of Kaysers Beach takes you to the mouth of the Chalumna River, famous for the discovery of the...

Igoda Beach

(12.8 km from Kidd's Beach)

Igoda Beach is a nature lover’s paradise offering safe swimming in a pristine river mouth. The extensive sandy beach and dune forests are perfect for picnicking and lengthy strolls. In late spring and early summer the wildflowers in the nature...