Accommodation on St Francis Bay Canals

St Francis Bay Canals


Experience life on waterways of St Francis Bay Canals with a stay at one of the Bed & Breakfasts or lodges situated on the canals. For a family holiday rent one of the many three, four or five bedroom houses on waters edge for a holiday to remember.

A holiday on the St Francis Bay Canals is a holday that will be filled with memories for parents and children alike and with so much to see and do on the canals, the Kromme river and at the many attractions and activities in the surrounding area of St Francis Bay, Cape St Francis and indeed the entire Kouga and Tsitsikama region.

Obviously water based activity dominates on the canals and include

On the Canals

  • Stand Up Paddle Boarding
  • Paddle Ski, canoe or kayak paddling
  • Open Water Swimming
  • Canal Cruises

Around and about St Francis

  • Water skiing and wakeboarding on the Kromme River
  • Whale Watching
  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Outstanding hikes including the Chokka Trail as well as many other trails through fynbos nature reserves
  • Surfing – Its what put St Francis Bay and Cape St Francis on the International Map with such renowned surf spots as Bruce’s Beauties and Seal Point with the Supetubes of Jeffreys Bay just 30 minutes drive away.
  • All the adventure you could wish for is available in the Tsitsikama forest inclunding Bungee Jumping and Canapy tours

Brisan on the Canals

Nestled on the incredible and unique tidal canal system, Brisan B&B on the Canals is the ideal accommodation venue to experience the wonders of this beautiful village with its white walls and black thatch roofing. 

Tel : +27 (0) 42 294 1894




Holiday House Rentals, Lodges & B&B’s

Choose accommodation best suited for you holiday or getway best suited to your needs. A three, four or five bedroom hous with self-catering for a holiday for whole family or a catered, or self-catered romantic lodge or B&B room.




All individually decorated bedrooms feature a private patio or balcony with views of the surrounding area or indigenous garden. Free wi-fi, a television, refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities are available. 

+27 (0)42 294 0799  / +27 (0)72 630 3983


Sleepers Nest is a holiday house that is situated on the bank of the canals in St Francis Bay. The house has 4 separate, 2 bedroom units that have a kitchenette and bathroom in each, with main kitchen, dining room and entertainment facilities for guests to use. 

Along the beautiful canal in St Francis Bay, the Loose Mongoose offers upmarket accommodation, with a variety of modern amenities and outdoor activities available. Guests are accommodated in two suites which are ideal for families with a sleeping platform that can accommodate children.
Over December the whole house is available to one tenant only and not as individual suites at a rental of R9000 per day Sleeps 11 people Max.

Lapamanzi is a fully equipped thatched holiday home on the canals at St Francis Bay offering self catering accommodation within walking distance from the Kromme River. The home has five bedrooms, a separate lounge / TV room and open plan kitchen. Outside there is a swimming pool, large deck and boat jetty, plus an area safe for children to play.

Located close to the village centre, the St Francis Bay and Links Golf courses.
We are across the road from the very popular Quaysyde Restruarant which is a great place to have a bite to eat, a glass or wine or join in the many activities that take place there such as canoeing, paddle-boarding or swimming.

26 Sea Glades Dr, Sea Vista, St Francis Bay, 6312
Cell: +27 63 530 0046

The Tin Shack offers self catering accommodation in a unique selection of units. This is the ideal place to come for a large group of friends or family looking for a comfortable stay right on the St Francis Bay canals and near to the beach. This makes for a great getaway with plenty to see and do
Tel: +27 83 656 2191

39 Canal Road St Francis – New luxury modern home on the canals in a prime location with pool, tennis court & gym. The house and tennis court are located on 2 stands with 50m of canal frontage. It has everything required for a fantastic relaxing holiday. There are 5 en-suite bedrooms.
Tel:- 042 294 0430 – Cell:- 083 654 3232

Oasis Lodge, the oldest Bed and Breakfast in St. Francis Bay, and member of the portfolio collection for the past 14 years, offers you:

  • A serene setting on the biggest canal system in africa.
  • A beautiful garden with abundant birdlife
  • pacious and comfortable bedrooms with private patios

Tel: +27 42 2940456

Food & Drink

In-House Meal Service

Catering Services

Should you be renting a self-catering house and not wish to prepare meals yourself there are in-house caterers available to prepare meals for you either daily or for special occassions including

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • supper / Dinner

Click for listed Catering Services

Need someone to do your shopping while you enjpy your holiday – The Trolley Dolly – SEE MORE

Activity Hire

Stand Up Paddle Boards and Canoes can be rented from Quaysyde.


Didn’t bring toys, cots and other kiddy needs for you kids? A kids equipment rental is available to supply most of what you will need to save you having to bring it with you.