Discover a selection of 56 vacation rentals in Port Elizabeth, ZA that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including gardens and backyards and swimming pools. Prices start at $20 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Port Elizabeth. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

The oceanfront setting of Port Elizabeth is ready to explore

The wildlife and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Port Elizabeth. Renowned for its golfing, coral reefs and safari tours, this city welcomes all visitors. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Port Elizabeth

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Port Elizabeth a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fairview Racecourse (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Port Elizabeth Golf Club (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Newton Park Swimming Pool (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Chelsea Mashie Golf Club (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Aldo Scribante Race Circuit (10.7 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Wedgewood Golf Estate (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Port Elizabeth

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Port Elizabeth is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • King's Beach (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Hobie Beach (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Sardinia Bay Beach (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Kragga Kamma Game Park (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Donkin Reserve (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • St George's Park (1 mi / 1.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Port Elizabeth

Fly into Port Elizabeth (PLZ), the closest airport, located 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Port Elizabeth?

The heart wants what it wants, and right now it's longing for a vacation. It's time to pack your bags and zip off to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Port Elizabeth:

  • "Cozy Guest Room With Double Bed And Kitchen" is a hit with guests. Around 1 mile from Port Elizabeth, it has 1 bedroom and lots of useful amenities, including a fridge and towels.
  • Alternatively, make your home away from home at "Luxury Loft Apartment". Located around 2 miles from the heart of Port Elizabeth, it has 1 bedroom and features towels and heating.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Port Elizabeth vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Port Elizabeth?

If you're in need of somewhere to relax and completely switch off for a day or two, you'll find plenty of terrific weekend getaways in and around Port Elizabeth. Enjoy some downtime at one of these top options:

  • If spending time in nature is a high priority for you, consider "Sea Forever - Wildbreak Self Catering". Around 16 miles west of Port Elizabeth, it's close to St Francis Links and Sylvic Nature Reserve. Top amenities at this getaway include a balcony and a fireplace.
  • "St Georges Apartment - Modern, Secure" is also perfect for a whirlwind getaway. Approximately 1 mile to the west of Port Elizabeth, this vacation rental offers amenities such as a hair dryer and an oven. Seaview Game & Lion Park and Humewood Golf Club should be on your sightseeing list if you stay here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Port Elizabeth?

Yes, you can. If you want a small but stylish stay, you can't top a studio apartment. These compact properties exude charm and are often situated in the heart of town. We suggest the following options in or near Port Elizabeth:

  • After an exciting day of outdoor exploration, relax in total comfort at "Cozy Guest Room With Double Bed And Kitchen". A TV and off-street parking options are among the useful amenities on offer here.
  • "Luxury Loft Apartment" is another wonderful stay, providing all you could want for a heavenly Port Elizabeth escape. Handy amenities here include WiFi and a kitchen.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Port Elizabeth?

From chic apartments to large vacation rentals, Vrbo has your mini break sorted. Here are some of our most popular stays in and around Port Elizabeth:

  • Within easy reach of central Port Elizabeth, "Beached House On Golden Sanddunes" rolls out the welcome mat for short-term guests. When you're not holed up in your comfortable digs, get out and discover the area's best sights.
  • "Beautiful Sea View, Walk Out Of The House Onto The Dunes And Beach. Quiet" is also ideally located. Settle in here and find out why many guests rate this property highly.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Port Elizabeth?

Take a look at these large group vacation rentals in or near Port Elizabeth where you won't have to leave anyone off your guest list:

  • Providing comfort, space and privacy, you'll get everyone's stamp of approval at "Sea Forever - Wildbreak Self Catering". Up to 14 people can be accommodated at this retreat which has 6 bedrooms, a garden and an ocean view. You'll discover it around 16 miles to the west of Port Elizabeth.
  • Nothing takes priority over spending precious time with loved ones, and "Palm Valley Inn, Self - Catering Vacation Accommodation 5 Minutes From The Airport" makes it easy to do that. Located around 2 miles to the southwest of Port Elizabeth, as many as 15 people can stay in this vacation rental which has 5 bedrooms. A swimming pool and a garden are among the numerous amenities on offer here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Port Elizabeth?

Nothing says fun times like a pool. Grab your inflatable unicorn and check out these houses in or near Port Elizabeth that feature this added bonus:

  • Pack your swim gear and make yourself comfortable at "Drifters Haven Guest House". There are also lots of other convenient amenities here, including cable/satellite TV services and a TV.
  • "Lovely 3 Bedroom House With Stunning Views And 300m From The Beach" is the kind of place you go to get away from everything and enjoy your surroundings, starting with its glorious pool. A fenced yard and a toaster are also on hand to make your visit as comfy as possible.

Not sure what the weather is like in Port Elizabeth? It has a humid subtropical climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 65 ºF to 75 ºF. If you're seeking a little more inspiration on where to stay in this exciting destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to browse through our entire range of Port Elizabeth vacation rentals.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Port Elizabeth?

Space, privacy and comfort are essential to any successful family trip, and Vrbo's range of large family vacation rentals in and around Port Elizabeth offer the perfect solution. Have a look at these to get you started:

  • Make memories at "Sea Forever - Wildbreak Self Catering". Featuring 6 bedrooms sleeping up to 14 people, this roomy retreat is located 16 miles to the west of Port Elizabeth. There are lots of amenities to take advantage of here, such as a living room and a barbecue grill.
  • "Pampering Penthouse Condo" is another popular pick with 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 8 guests. Offering plenty of conveniences like a nearby laundromat and childrens activities, you'll find this rental property 2 miles to the southeast of Port Elizabeth.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Port Elizabeth?

There sure are. You'll find a good variety of one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Port Elizabeth. If you don't need much space, one of these properties is sure to tick all your boxes:

  • It's true! Great things really do come in little packages, and "Cozy Guest Room With Double Bed And Kitchen" is a fantastic example of this. This one-bedroom vacation property can be found not far from the central streets and features amenities like a garden and a swimming pool.
  • Or perhaps "Luxury Loft Apartment" is a better match. Another centrally located one-bedroom option, this place comes with a kitchen, off-street parking options and much more.

What are the best three-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Port Elizabeth?

You could easily fit a small crowd into the three-bedroom getaways available on Vrbo. If you're traveling with a group of friends, consider these options in or near Port Elizabeth:

  • It's easy to see why "Ye Olde Sutherland Inn" is popular with many travelers. This roomy retreat comes with a garden and a swimming pool and makes vacationing with family and friends a piece of cake.
  • "Pampering Penthouse Condo" is another terrific option that has three bedrooms. A water park and a beach view are just a couple of things that will help make your stay here more comfortable.

Are there vacation rentals with fire pits in or near Port Elizabeth?

Chocolate, marshmallows, cookies and a campfire are the four things you need to make a scrumptious snack and unforgettable vacation memories. If you like the sound of huddling around a fire pit nibbling on s'mores, have a look at these getaways in or near Port Elizabeth:

  • Laugh and reconnect with the ones you love around the fire at "Country Villa Close To Town". This property comes with lots of other useful amenities, including a swimming pool and a firepit.
  • Alternatively, let the flickering flames lull you into a state of deep relaxation at "Country Getaway In Peaceful Setting Yet Minutes From Town". When you're not kicking back around the fire pit, make use of conveniences like a kitchen and a firepit.

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