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Port Elizabeth is one of the major cities in South Africa. Affectionately known as PE, it is a Port City and a holiday destination on the Eastern Cape is one of the major seaports in South Africa. It is renowned for its excellent beaches, water sports and wildlife attractions and not least for its friendly people and hence knows as “The Friendly City”. It is a big city with a big personality, beautiful architecture, scenic nature trails, historic heritage and cultural beauty. So pack your bags and book flights to Port Elizabeth a superb value for money, full of a diverse selection of attractions along with fun-holiday destination with some of the coolest bars and eateries.
Among the major attractions of the city include its unspoiled coastline on the Algoa Bay. The city has over 40 Km of unspoiled coastline consisting of beaches which are rich with soft sand and warm surf. Visitors here can indulge in various water sports activities like scuba diving, sailing, snorkelling etc. If you love wildlife the South Africa’s third biggest national park, Addo Elephant National park lies 72 Km north of the city and offer its visitors a taste of true African safari. Here the travellers can choose various accommodation options such as cottages, chalets, campsites whichever suits their budget. The city boasts beautiful old architecture, but the Victorian Opera House is one of the most interesting. It is the oldest of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere was opened in 1892, its history of haunting is long and colourful, much like its history of hosting spectacular ballets, operas and musicals. The city is quite famous for Route 67, an art journey that celebrates the years of Nelson Mandela devoted to the freedom struggle. Colorful murals and artwork hidden under bridges hint a creative culture of the city.
The food culture of the city is blossoming into something quite spectacular as it is decked with some of the coolest bars and restaurants. You can try some great food at Richmond Hill, which is the heart of the culinary magic with ASADA is known for seafood grill and Tilting Heads Taco Café and Margarita Bar is a top-notch Mexican cantina. You surely love to visit the Cape Recife Nature Reserve, the South African Marine Rehabilitation and Education Centre (SAMREC) that welcome its visitors to see its rescued marine life and learn about these fascinating creatures. The best time to visit it during the feeding time around 2.30pm, when the visitors can watch these beautiful creatures gobbling their meals and cavorting around the pool. Do hire boat cruises to get up close and personal with the playful bottlenose dolphins and humpback dolphins as Algoa Bay was named as the Bottlenose Capital of the World” in 2016. The city even hosts an annual Dolphin Festival to celebrate the existence of its friends. If you don’t want to miss all this fun and much more then fly to Port Elizabeth now and enjoy spectacular holidays.
Several major airlines offer service between the United Kingdom and Port Elizabeth like SWISS Lufthansa, British Airways, South African Airways, Iberia and Qatar Airways etc. Visitors can get flights from London Heathrow, Gatwick and London City Airport. Most popular time to fly to Port Elizabeth is July.
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