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About The Tin Shack

Tasteful, funky, brand new and fun, the Tin Shack offers a unique selection of Accommodation types. Situated in the exclusive Marina Village and literally a 'Stones Throw' from the canals with canal access and slipway facilities. Shack-up consists of 4 double bedrooms with en-suite, two with additional loft areas to sleep the kiddies, there is a large communal lounge and kitchen areas, the loft rooms have room TVs. Little Shack is a complete unit catering for a family with a large double bedroom and a generous, totally seperate loft area. Units also offer fully equipped kitchens, DVD, TV 's, braai facilities and use of a canoe. Mooring for boats to be arranged. All accommodation comes with linen and towels. You need only to bring yourself, your food and a good attitude. Children are very welcome, animals on request. A stroll to the Kromme River and a small trek to the beach, but why leave the marina when you can swim in the canals? Conferencing for up to 15 people available.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 12
  • Check-in: 14:00
    Check-out: 11:00
  • Reviews: 17 Reviews


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Satellite TV*
  • Conference Venues
  • Eastern Cape

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans


  • 3 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.

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  • Shack-up family unit Shack-up family unit Sleeps 8 Includes: Self-catering The Shack up is a complete self contained unit comprising of 4 full bedrooms.. Rooms have panoramic veiws over St Franc... see more Features:  Twin beds, Single beds
    • Adults
      • Little Shack Little Shack Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering Little Shack is a complete stand-alone unit comprising of a generous double main bedroom with a seperate spacious loft... see more Features:  Twin beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, En-suite, Mountain views see more Twin beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, En-suite, Mountain views, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Garden views, Fan, Heater, Television, Satellite TV, DVD player, Tea and Coffee Facilities, River views
        • Adults
          • Studio apartment flat shack Studio apartment flat shack Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering
            • Adults

              Reviews for The Tin Shack

              17 guest reviews Reviews of

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              Jacqueline Van Staden
              02 November 2020

              What a fantastic place we loved every second of our stay we can not wait to go back for a visit.

              Afton Maclean
              30 October 2017

              Had a amazing stay at The Tin Shack, Relaxing Lovely home away from home. Everything was perfect........ Thanx again Tanya

              14 April 2016

              The Tin Shack is a lovely little place very close to the canal with everything you might need.

              Mohammed Lorgat, South Africa
              20 December 2015

              The place is quirky, fun, comfortable and very charming. Location is excellent in St Francis Bay right by the canals.Tanya is a wonderful host.We recommend it and will definitely stay here again when visiting St Francis Bay.

              16 March 2015

              I had a very lovely stay. The place is beautiful and very warm. Definitely will be back!

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              The Tin Shack is 3km from the centre of St Francis Bay , the nearest airport 88.8km (Port Elizabeth Airport).
              *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling