Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Port Elizabeth

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Port Elizabeth. Travelers appreciate the bars in this walkable city. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Seasonal weather in Port Elizabeth

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, September, August, October and November are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 89°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Port Elizabeth

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Port Elizabeth is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Princess Margaret Beach (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Lower Bay Beach (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Friendship Bay Beach (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Cotton House Beach (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Macaroni Beach (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Villa Beach (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Port Elizabeth

Fly into Argyle (SVD-Argyle Intl.), the closest airport, located 12.9 mi (20.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Canouan Island (CIW), which is 21.9 mi (35.2 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Port Elizabeth?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 91 house rentals around Port Elizabeth. From 37 villa rentals to 20 house rentals, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Port Elizabeth is on Vrbo.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Port Elizabeth?

Vrbo Canada offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Port Elizabeth. From Vrbo Canada travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Charlotte: 66 home rentals
  • Princess Margaret Beach: 99 home rentals
  • Villa Beach: 103 home rentals
  • Lower Bay Beach: 99 home rentals
  • Port of Port Elizabeth: 100 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Port Elizabeth listed on Vrbo Canada where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Port Elizabeth?

Yes, of course. Vrbo Canada has 37 Villas in Port Elizabeth. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Port Elizabeth include:

  • Houses: 20 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 15 lodging choices
  • Studios: 19 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Port Elizabeth?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 44 vacation homes with pool available in Port Elizabeth.