Crawfords Beach Lodge. a conference venue in The Eastern Cape

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Among many delightful spots along the Wild and East Coast of the Eastern Cape Province, where you will find white, pristine beaches, along the refreshing Indian Ocean, surfing havens and a fisherman’s paradise is CRAWFORDS BEACH LODGE at Chintsa.  This conference venue in the Eastern Cape, is a mere 20 minute drive from Gonubie, which is on the outskirts of East London, on the Buffalo River.

Crawford’s Beach Lodge, set along the magical Wild Coast, offers rustic luxury accommodation for the most discerning of travelers and conference organisers, who are looking for privacy, peace, and tranquility.

Crawford’s is nestled in the middle of the beautiful Chintsa Bay on the Wild Coast, surrounded by rolling hills, lush tropical beach forests and overlooks the warm Indian Ocean. A romantic getaway to explore the many beautiful treasures the wild coast has to offer.

Spend your days walking on our endless golden beaches and be absorbed by the untouched natural beauty of the landscape while discovering new exotic bird and fish life indigenous to the area.

Our location is malaria free. We are approximately 42km from East London, far enough from the madding crowd, but close enough for emergencies.

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Our Lodge offers 34 luxury suites which consist of double and twin bedrooms all en-suite and each with its own private balcony, overlooking the sea. The suites are fully equipped with bar fridge, DSTV, coffee and tea making facilities, with air conditioning or fans.

Bar and Restaurant:
Get acquainted with your fellow guests by interacting in our lounge, having a drink in the bar or merely relaxing on the lawn under the tropical Khamanga palms.

The Crawford’s pride themselves with the cuisine they have on offer; delicious and nutritious homemade meals. All meals are served in the main dining room overlooking the sea and are set up as a buffet , offering sumptuous dining with a wide variety of dishes.

Conference Facilities:
Our spacious conference venues can accommodate 80 delegates in an air-conditioned environment. We offer fully catered conference packages, which include arrival tea in addition to morning and afternoon teas, luncheons and breakfasts and dinners for those whom would like to stay the night. We also have an on-site team building facilitator. Breakaway rooms and audio equipment are also available if required. The peace and tranquility of Crawford’s is certainly a result-achieving venue for conference delegates.

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Senses @ Crawford’s:
Senses @ Crawford’s is our newly built Spa, which offer the ultimate relaxation overlooking the ocean where dolphins and whales can be seen in the distance.

In short:
Treat yourself and the special person in your life to a romantic getaway. Stay in a luxury thatched suite; relax on the deck while sipping champagne, and enjoy the sun set over the shimmering ocean. Come and share our slice of paradise!
Facilities on offer:

  • Luxury Accommodation
  • 35km of unspoilt beach
  • Conference and Team Building facilities (80 people)
  • Wedding and Honeymoon facilities
  • Crawford’s Famous Seafood Extravaganza every Saturday night
  • Guest dining room (100 people)
  • Fully licensed bar
  • 2 Swimming Pools
  • Tennis Court
  • Children’s Playground – Jungle Gyms and Trampoline
  • Children’s play room & Child minding facilities
  • Day Spa

and so, so much more…..

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Conference venues Cape Town, Western Cape, Ons Genot Country Lodge

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The VENUE PAGES is happy to promote the ONS GENOT COUNTRY LODGE to our discerning readers who are looking for that quiet, peaceful, intimate country retreat in the most sought after area along the Bottelary Wine route of Stellenbosch in the Western Cape.


Ons Genot Country Lodge is a luxury country retreat situated on the famous Bottelary Wine route of Stellenbosch, between Hartenberg Wine Estate and Devon Vale Golf Estate.

From this central location, guests may explore the Cape, play golf and enjoy the unique wines of the region.

9 en-suite rooms, all with bath and shower are equipped with a mini bar, TV, safe, telephone, hair dryer, Aircon, a private terrace and all rooms are accessorised in the standard of International Guest Houses.

Rooms are varied and sub-divided into 4 categories:

  • 2 standard, comfortable, budget rooms, with ceiling fan, bath room with bath and shower and a terrace.
  • 5 Comfort rooms, fitted with Air-Con, bathroom with bath and shower, private terrace and access to the swimming pool or garden.
  • 1 Luxury suite, which is very spacious with air-con, bathroom with bath and shower, private terrace with garden
  • 1 honeymoon suite, which is a duplex offering a spacious, luxury bedroom with air-con and a Canopy bed while downstairs offers a cosy lounge and bathroom with Jacuzzi bath and shower. This suite also has a private terrace and is situated alongside the swimming pool.
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On-site Facilities

  • Swimming in a pristine, clear pool
  • Tennis
  • Golf at the neighbouring Golf Course
  • Scenic walks through a magnificent garden or through the neighbouring vineyards
  • Hike to the top of the Bottelary Hills and enjoy stunning views over the Stellenbosch area.
  • The Ons Genot restaurant offers a la carte traditional cuisine.
  • Conference/ business facilities able to accommodate up to 20 delegates in conference in a fully equipped conference venue.
  • A WiFi hotspot and ADSL internet-connected PC is permanently available to all guests, at no extra charge.
  • The owners of Ons Genot speak German, French, English, Dutch and Afrikaans and are therefore a home-from-home to European and local visitors alike

Local Attractions

  • Visit the famous wine estates next door.
  • Visit Stellenbosch Town with a myriad antique and gift shops, restaurants and sidewalk cafes, art galleries and museums.
  • Play golf on the several international golf courses nearby.
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  • Ons Genot will arrange car rental at the best prices.
  • Airport or city shuttles
  • Laundry or Dry-cleaning


  • Historic Stellenbosch centre (10 min)
  • Vineyards (next door)
  • Golf Courses (1 next door, 15 10-45 min)
  • Beach (30-60 min)
  • Cape Town International Airport (30 min)
  • Franschhoek (25 min)
  • Whale watching in Hermanus (1 hour)
  • Cape Town Waterfront (30 min)
  • Cape Of Good Hope (1 hour)
  • Nature reserve, hiking and mountain biking (next door)

This article on Ons Genot Country Lodge is brought to you in the interests of hospitality at its best and to further promote some of the finest venues in South Africa.