As the western gateway to the Garden Route, Port Elizabeth is a major tourist hub and a significant motor vehicle manufacturing centre. It is renowned for its clean, safe swimming beaches, watersport activities, pleasant climate and its proximity to South Africa’s popular malaria-free safari destinations.
A deepwater harbour and industrial development zone is under construction in Coega, 20 minutes from the Port Elizabeth CBD and is expected to provide thousands of jobs. This economic catalyst is a major boon for Port Elizabeth property, which is in greater demand than ever before.
As South Africa’s fourth largest city, Port Elizabeth features a large selection of facilities, amenities and attractions. Public transport is provided by the Algoa Bus Company and Metrorail, while the domestic Port Elizabeth Airport offers air links to all the major centres.
The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University and countless public and private schools provide excellent education, whereas a host of clinics and hospitals offer adequate health care.