Port Elizabeth is a city in South Africa which is definitely worth visiting, but has many facades at the same time. However, we didn’t know anything about Port Elizabeth in advance as hardly any information is available online. So, here are our top things to do and see in Port Elizabeth! Follow the Donkin Heritage Trail The Donkin Heritage Trail is a route through Port Elizabeth which leads you past the most… Read More
Radisson Blu Port Elizabeth is the only real luxury hotel in the South African metropolis. Located in Summerstrand, the hotel focuses on business and leisure travelers alike. The beach is not far away, the view is spectacular and the rooms are modern and convenient. Radisson Blu Port Elizabeth also offers a pool which sadly isn’t heated. Check out our rating of Radisson Blu Port Elizabeth! Radisson Blu Port Elizabeth was an obvious… Read More
The official Garden Route in South Africa leads from Mossel Bay to Port Elizabeth. Even though we were aware of this, we decided to make our very own trip on the renowned Garden Route. We started in Port Elizabeth, stopped in George, Swellendam and Hermanus and finished our tour in Cape Town. We can surely say: We don’t regret a thing! This post features only pictures from our tour. For pictures of… Read More
Port Elizabeth is a city we wanted to visit so badly for different reasons while traveling through South Africa, but had heavy problems to find accurate information or city reviews in advance. Admittedly, Port Elizabeth has some areas to avoid and it’s best to be back in the hotel by dusk, but there are more things to enjoy and to see when it’s daytime and bright outside! Find more content about Port… Read More
Port Elizabeth Airport is one of the smaller airports in South Africa. With slightly more than 1.2 million passengers a year, the airport is the fourth biggest in the country. As there is no custom clearance at Port Elizabeth Airport, only domestic flights are allowed to depart and land at the airport. The infrastructure is accordingly weak. Port Elizabeth Airport is a regional airport which is not serving as a base or… Read More
Running in Port Elizabeth may not sound like an amazing experience at first sight. Given that the city is quite dangerous and the sights are limited, you may expect foreigners to go running in the hotel’s gym rather than outside. In my opinion, that’s a crazy mistake as you can enjoy amazing running routes right by the sea. Stunning views, sun and a fresh breeze guaranteed! On our very first morning in… Read More
Visiting the city with a large influce of Nelson Mandela – we returned to the hotel before it got dark with mixed feelings. Port Elizabeth does have lovely corners, but the majority is just average and it seems that there are also areas which are problematic.
Fifteen hours in an airplane and about 3 more hours exploring Port Elizabeth later, we finally entered our room at Radisson Blu Port Elizabeth. We are flashed by the excellent design and the adorable view, especially watching the sunset now!