Jeffreys Bay, or J-Bay as it is known to locals, is South Africa's top surf town. It is located on the sunshine Coast, under an hour's drive from Port Elizabeth, and is one of the top ten surfing beaches in the world and is considered as the best right-hand point break on the planet. It was named as the popular Kwela Town of the Year for 2018 and offers a top class coastal lifestyle.
It is a picturesque resort town with epic waves, welcoming people, more sunshine than anywhere else, a healthy coastal climate, warm Indian Ocean, world class beaches and an abundance natural beauty. Jeffreys Bay is the annual host of the Corona Open J-Bay, one of the events on the World Surf League Surfing Championship Tour for men and women, previously known as the Billabong Pro surfing competition. It is a water sport haven offering surfing, scuba diving, swimming, snorkeling, boat trips, fishing, sailing, canoeing and body surfing and more.
Other attractions include mountain bike rides, beach horse rides, a 9-hole golf course, river cruises, quad biking and hiking trails. There are also a number of nature reserves.
Jeffreys Bay is the start of the Garden Route and is therefore a great base from which to explore attractions such as the Addo Elephant Park and the Tsitsikamma Nature Reserve where you will find the world's highest bungee jump.
Aside from a bustling local population, the town attracts holiday makers from all over the world and over the summer months, the beaches are packed. It also attracts buyers from across the country looking to relocate to the coast, and is popular with older buyers who are retiring.
The town offers excellent infrastructure including schools, medical facilities, retail and shopping, restaurants and many boutique and surf shops. For everything else, you have easy access to Port Elizabeth where you will find a big regional mall as well as a casino complex.
Property in the town remains very affordable, offering excellent value for such a prime coastal region. There is a wide range of property to choose from including apartments, townhouses, estates and freehold houses. There is also a busy rental market including residential and holiday rentals.
There are several areas where you can find an amazing sea view or beachfront houses such as Wavecrest, Kabeljauws, Aston Bay and Paradise Beach while the Marina Martinique development offers a Caribbean lifestyle on the canals.
The Seeff Jeffreys Bay team has been operational in the area for many years and offers vital insight and expertise in coastal property in the town. The team is ready to assist with all and any property needs.