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Crawfords Beach Lodge
"Chintsa East"
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Star of the Wild Coast
What started as a spark of inspiration and a piece of coastal farmland back in 1976, has culminated in to a remarkable family journey of three generations and the evolution of what is today known as Crawford’s Beach Lodge, the star of the Wild Coast.

It’s not just the miles of pristine beach right at your feet, the luxurious accommodation, delicious meals or even the unmistakable warm hospitality that will keep you coming back… this is a place where your soul will find peace and your mind can recharge.

Wake up to spectacular sea views and magnificent surroundings in rooms that offer you everything you expect from a luxurious beach resort.
Our range of rooms and suites ensure we can accommodate your group and budget comfortably, while you relax and enjoy our amenities, 3 delicious meals per day, friendly staff and much more. 

Relaxing around the pool, swimming in the sea, walks on the beach, beach hikes, fishing, surfing, body boarding, sand boarding, jumping castle, kiddies club, trampoline, rock pool walks, horse rides, game drives, Ocean Xtreme boat rides, buffets all day (yes no cooking for moms and dads) , childminders for adult chill time, and loads more on offer!!

When visiting the Wild Coast, you’ll soon understand why it’s so difficult to leave.  At Crawford’s, we want you to soak in the natural beauty of your surroundings and allow us to tend to your every need, while enjoying some real rest and relaxation at one of the few hotels in South Africa, located right on the beach.

We want you to enjoy this so much in fact, we have put together some amazing inclusive Packages, that are available for those longer stays, family getaways, honeymoon escapes and even for a quick midweek break.  Trust us, you’ll always wish you had stayed longer.

Surrounded by nature and beautiful indigenous trees, the Bungalow on the Beach at Crawford’s offers an atmosphere of informal elegance and specialised dining. 

With options for your dream wedding being either setup on the Garden Terrace or on the Beach below, let us help you to make this an occasion you will forever cherish.

Offering a dream coastal wedding service on Chintsa East beach with a beautiful seaside backdrop for everlasting memories.

Contact us for more information and bookings.

We look forward to welcoming you to Crawfords Beach Lodge

Contact Information

Contact:  +27 43 738 5000

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