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In Residence

The Ultimate Luxury Escape

Join us at the most luxurious coastal accommodation in the Eastern Cape. Views stretch across the rolling hills, out over the Indian Ocean and extending across the 2km of private shoreline. Booked as an exclusive use villa, Sandcastle offers a retreat from busy city life and a chance to unwind and relax in the undisturbed serenity while your private chef handles each meal.

Discover our Private Villa

  • Sleeps 8 in 4 en-suite ocean facing bedrooms

  • Infinity swimming pool and central courtyard with plunge pool

  • Theatre kitchen with private chef

  • Free-flowing indoor living areas

  • Wine cellar and guest pantry

sandcastle villa interior


This exclusive-use private villa has been elegantly designed to complement the rugged landscape of the Eastern Cape.


Sandcastle is located 75 kilometers from East London in a malaria free area of the country. Encompassed by 2 kilometers of largely untouched beachfront, it is the ideal landscape for windswept walks, ocean dips and bush hikes.

The nearest national airport is East London. There are daily scheduled flights from both Cape Town and Johannesburg international airports to East London . From there, it is 45 minutes by road to Sandcastle. When flying it is only 4 hours door-to-door. The reserve also has a private airstrip; please enquire for details on charter flights and GPS coordinates.



  • Fully equipped kitchen

  • Guest Pantry

  • Formal dining area seating 12 pax

  • Two lounge areas with fire places

  • Air conditioning 

  • Satellite TV

  • Smart TV 

  • Office space

  • Board games

  • Beach and Garden games



  • Two solar heated swimming pools

  • Day-beds & sun loungers

  • Alfresco dining area seating 12 pax

  • Sheltered courtyard

  • Ocean view outdoor lounge

  • Outdoor pizza oven

  • Barbecue

  • Three covered garages 

  • Helipad

  • Private landing strip

  • 24 hour security


  • Only written cancellations will be accepted.

  • Ensure to receive an acknowledgement of cancellations from the reservations office.

  • 25% Cancellation fee will be incurred if the booking is cancelled any time after the reservation is confirmed.

  • 50% cancellation fee is applicable if a booking is cancelled 6 - 9 weeks prior to arrival.

  • 100% cancellation fee is applicable if a booking is cancelled less than 6 weeks prior to arrival.

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