Chintsa is a laid-back sea-side village 40km from East London in Xhosa country at the start of the Wild Coast. Chintsa East, where The Gables Country House is situated, is famous for its, river, lagoons, rock pools, long sandy beaches, great for leisurely walks, swimming, sea fishing and surfing, (the surf is great for beginners). There are high sand dunes, backed by coastal indigenous forests alive with birdsong as well as other wildlife . The quaint town offers a wide variety of places to eat from 5 star cuisine to chilled, laid back cafe's, venues offering live music as well as other entertainment, as well as beer tasting at the Brewery. Chintsa's famous home brewed craft beer.
At The Gables we are fortunate to have the best of both worlds with the beautiful beach as well as the lush, magical forest nearby, and as we are on a hill, there are marvellous views from every room perfect for enjoying those fabulous sunsets.