The Windermere Hotel

Port Elizabeth, South Africa

The Windermere Hotel

The Windermere is a chic 5-star boutique hotel situated above Humewood Beach, just outside Port Elizabeth. It's a convenient base from which to explore the many attractions of South Africa's Eastern Cape.

The Windermere is a chic five-star boutique hotel situated above Humewood Beach - and a short walk from the more famous King's Beach - on the outskirts of Port Elizabeth. It’s a great base from which to explore Port Elizabeth and the wider attractions of South Africa’s Eastern Cape. The 25 miles of coastline around Port Elizabeth are a pleasure to explore, while Humewood Beach and golf club are within walking distance of the hotel. Addo Elephant Park and Shamwari Game Reserve are both less than an hour’s drive away.

Small and intimate, the Windermere Hotel has just nine guest rooms, a spacious lounge, stylish cocktail deck and a private garden with pool. It is furnished in a modern, understated style, and is immaculately serviced—in short, it's the perfect coastal retreat!


The Windermere Hotel offers just nine generously proportioned rooms, each with a cosy living area, large double bed, and bathroom with bathtub and separate shower. One of the rooms also has a private balcony with a view of the sea. The rooms are well-appointed, with clean, modern furnishings.

Amenities provided in all rooms include entertainment centre, air-con, safe, mini-bar and Wi-Fi.

There is one larger suite with an inter-leading bedroom for families.


The Windermere Hotel is booked on a B&B basis. Breakfast is a generous continental spread, served indoors or outdoors according to your preference.

There are several good restaurants within walking distance of the Windermere.


- Bar and lounge
- Garden with pool
- Star deck
- DVD library


There are many activities available in the local area (mostly at an additional cost):
- Guided game drives into Addo
- Helicopter trip
- Cultural, historical and agricultural tours
- Canoeing trip
- Mountain hike
- Day visit to private reserves nearby
- Diving (Hobie Beach, a few miles from the Windermere, offers some of the best diving in South Africa)

Child Policy

There are no age restrictions at the Windermere Hotel. Children under the age of 4 stay for free. Cribs can be provided on request for families with young children.

There’s an inter-connecting family room suitable for families travelling with older children.