Whether you're looking to find out more about the history of the area, are in search for some cultural activities, interested in adventure sports or want to soak up a bit of what Mother Nature has to offer, Port Elizabeth is happy to oblige.
Reputed to be the water sport capital of SA, Port Elizabeth offers a variety of aquatic options such as ocean cruises, sailing, scuba diving, fishing and windsurfing.
For the history buffs, there's Prince Alfred's Guard Memorial, Donkin Heritage Trail, Pearson Conservatory and 7 Castle Hill.
An abundance of nature reserves: Van Staden's Wild Flower Reserve, The Cape Recife Nature Reserve, Maitlands Nature Reserve; The Island Nature Reserve and Baviaanskloof Wilderness Area are a few you can explore.
Other great attractions include: Bayworld, the spectacular beaches, Boardwalk Casino, Entertainment World and the city's various galleries.
Port Elizabeth is a big city, so the amenities are rather diverse. The facilities that you need will determine which suburbs you start investigating when looking for a house for sale in Port Elizabeth
There are a huge range of schools throughout the suburbs of Port Elizabeth. Some of the most prestigious schools include Grey High School and Victoria Park High School.
When you live in PE, you'll have Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University on your doorstep.
Greenacres and Walmer Park shopping centres house everything you need under one roof, but there are many smaller shopping centres, boutiques and markets scattered throughout PE.
PE is home to some of the country's top private and government-funded institutions.
The Port Elizabeth domestic airport makes travelling to Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg easier.
St George's Park, Nelson Mandela Sports Stadium and Humewood golf course are but a few of the city's top sporting facilities.
One of two luxurious penthouses at a prime Summerstrand address, this magnificent multi level home offers breathtaking 360° sea views and walking proximity to the beach. It’s also pet-friendly, with masses of outdoor grass lawns.
Banks of aluminium framed windows form the backdrop to most of its living rooms, which include formal and TV lounges, a sizeable dining area, a solid beech wood kitchen with dark granite counter tops, and upstairs guest suite with beautiful adjoining bathroom and spectacular views.
Access to the apartment is via a private, access controlled entrance to basement garaging. Close by is a storeroom for bicycles and surfboards, along with a lift that takes you to the front door.
The first impression is both welcoming and elegant, from the entrance hall to the two lounges, dining room and master chef’s kitchen, where a long breakfast counter invites everyone to gather for snacks and conversation. Fitted with a gas hob, electric oven, extractor hood, prep bowl, walk-in pantry, separate scullery/laundry, the kitchen also boasts a central work island. Bulkheads and downlighting combine with gleaming hardwood Yunga flooring to create a seamless flow that extends to a games room big enough for a snooker table, a fitted bar and a sauna. Stacker doors open wide to reveal a huge covered balcony with classic black and white floor tiles, stainless steel barbeque and mesmerising views of the Bay and the city lights. Down the passage are the master bedroom (with gorgeous main en-suite), a second bedroom and a full, luxe family bathroom. Additional features include quality window blinds, five air conditioners, scope to create a 4th bedroom, and a generator.