Cintsa Accommodation and Information

The pretty villages of Cintsa East and Cintsa West are situated 25 minutes north of East London on the Wild Coast Jikeleza Route, an area marked by sandy bays and peaceful estuaries. The two villages sit on opposite banks of the Chintsa Lagoon, and offer expansive views of the bay, estuary and 17km long beach.

Cintsa East is the larger of the two seaside villages. It is situated on the northern bank of the estuary and is a popular holiday spot with accommodation catering for both budget and executive travelers. For backpackers, Cintsa West is a popular Baz Bus stop....more

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Directions from East London:
Drive along the N2 towards Mthatha. About 5km past the Gonubie turn-off, take the Brakfontein turnoff. At the top of the bridge, turn right (crossing the bridge over the highway) and continue down the road for about 2km. Turn left at the "Schafli Road" and East Coast Resorts sign. You are now at the start of the Jikeleza Route.

Directions from Durban:
Drive along the N2 towards East London. About 41km past the Kei Bridge you will find the turnoff to The Jikeleza Route / Cintsa / East Coast Resorts on your left. It is about 15km from East London.