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Silaka Nature Reserve

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Nature Reserve, Port St Johns, South Africa
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Quiet, safe, pleasant beach

This is a beautiful beach with a flat sandy section and a rocky section. There's no shark nets so... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
Kevin L
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A quiet weekend in Silaka

Stayed 3 nights in one of the chalets. The chalet was well equipped and comfortable. The only... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
David N
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  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
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“beach” (17 reviews)
“forest” (3 reviews)
“road” (3 reviews)
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Nature Reserve, Port St Johns, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful beach with a flat sandy section and a rocky section. There's no shark nets so don't venture too deep in the water. There are chalets that looks nice and are very affordable considering where they are situated, but I can't comment...More

Thank Kevin L
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Stayed 3 nights in one of the chalets. The chalet was well equipped and comfortable. The only problem was the smell. An overwhelming musty smell throughout the chalet. You may want to take some air conditioner with you. The reserve is beautiful with plenty of...More

Thank David N
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Silaka is always on our list. Pick a day when the North Easter is blowing, and it is very sheltered from that wind. Explore rock pools just watch the high tide if it is spring tides.

Thank Kyle N
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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

The walks aren't anything special but they're along a lovely part of the coastline. We walked up one of the big hills at the west end of the beach which gave nice views up a good 200m climb.

Thank Daniel T
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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

This is a really beautiful, quiet place. We had the beach to ourselves. It is safe, the chalets are clean. Everything is catered for, one just has to bring coal along.

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Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Wow. Is the best description of this place. The point I would like to make when making comparisons is you can not compare a place that you pay 5 time more. Again I say beautiful place and value for money. Going back definitely.

Thank Paul M
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

Only did the short trail from Second to Third Beach and it was really beautiful with breathtaking views all along. Third beach itself is a great secluded spot. Water is warm, a bit rough which makes it safer. there are monkeys all over and no...More

Thank Laila S
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

Just 10 minutes from St Johns. Nice, clean, well- run park with accomodation. Accomodation is basic but comfortable. Lovely forested views. The park is mostly indigenous forest, with pleasant walk ways and a stretch of beach. Nice team, friendly service. Worth a night or two's...More

Thank KyleMartin83
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Reviewed 25 January 2017

We spent one day at the beach and were literally the only people day. There are trees that offer shade, the sand is perfect, the view is amazing. However, beware of the sharks

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Reviewed 3 January 2017

An amazing place with a beautiful, safe and quiet beach. Very helpful staff and nice hiking trails, a must do when you are in the area!

Thank Charlotvdv
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