COUNTRY: South Africa
AREA: Wild Coast
The primary purpose of the Silaka Nature Reserve is the conservation of the biodiversity of a near pristine example of the Eastern Cape Coastal Forest. This reserve lies in a forested valley only 6km south of the laid-back town of Port St Johns in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.
This small but beautiful coastal reserve stretches from Second Beach to Sugarloaf Rock, covering approximately 400-ha, offering the nature tourist comfortable self-catering beachfront accommodation in a beautiful natural setting.
The crossing river called Silaka River, from which the reserve's name is derived, flows inside the reserve and forms an estuary, which enters the charming main beach for our guests to enjoy.
On the southern part of the beach a large rock can be found, called Bird Rock. This small but exquisite reserve caters for lovers of tidal pools and otters, plus exceptional bird watching.
There are 18 self-catering thatched chalets at Silaka Nature Reserve. Each chalet has a spacious living area and a fully fitted kitchen that is fully serviced. 14 chalets can accommodate 4 persons each; 2 chalets accommodate 2 persons each and 2 chalets accommodate 6 persons each.
The chalets are situated on three terraces, with a forest view. Chalets 11 to 14, on the third terrace, are closest to the beach. One need only walk about five hundred meters to reach the beach and a fishing spot. A 2 sleeper chalet with 1 bedrooom, living area, kitchen, bathroom. Linen is provided, cutlery and crockery is provided. The chalet has a sea view.
Accommodation at Silaka Nature Reserve is self-catering. The chalets are fully equipped for meal preparation and all accommodation, ablutions and kitchen facilities are serviced by cleaning staff on a daily basis.
Typical wildlife inhabitants of Silaka Nature Reserve include:
|Rate||Description||Start Date||End Date|
|ZAR 440 - 500||2 sleeper chalet, unit rate per night||1 April 2010||31 March 2011|
|ZAR 880 - 1430||4 sleeper chalet, unit rate per night|
|ZAR 1150 - 1300||6 sleeper chalet, unit rate per night|
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