This is a two-bedroomed, one-bathroom and separate toilet apartment, on the ground floor of a building near the Gonubie beachfront. The beds in both bedrooms are doubles (Queen sized? At any rate, more than big enough).
We were a little concerned that it might be noisy given its proximity to the Gonubie Hotel, but in fact it was very quiet - even on a night when the Springboks came within one point of defeating the All Blacks!
The only minor complaint was that we were unable to use the braai because the mechanism for getting the grid off was rusted solid.
Gonubie itself had a slightly sad air - on the weekend, during school holidays the beach was deserted. Many of the houses in the area are up for sale. In common with most of East London there was a lot of litter lying about and many of the back streets have spectacular potholes.
The beach and river are beautiful. The beach was spotless, but up the river at the Tidewaters picnic site the...