Travel | 10 Jan 2018 | By Sun International
10 Reasons to Visit the Boardwalk
Boardwalk Hotel | Photo by Sun International
There are just so many great reasons to visit the Boardwalk, so we decided to inspire you with our top 10 list of what to do in Gqeberha.
Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment World is a hive of activity in Gqeberha. Drawing local and international visitors alike, we’ve rounded up the 10 best reasons to visit this entertainment hub in South Africa’s friendliest city...
1. Location, Location, Location!
One of the top reasons to visit the Boardwalk is its ideal location in Gqeberha. Situated along the Golden Mile in the coastal suburb of Summerstrand, the hotel and casino has the Blue Flag-awarded Hobie Beach on its doorstep and is situated close to popular Gqeberha attractions. Part of the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro, the Friendly City is known for its well-kept beaches with regular dolphin sightings being one of the many popular Gqeberha points of interest.
2. Stylish Accommodation in Gqeberha
Visiting the Boardwalk means you get to live like royalty with your own spectacular sea views and 24-hour room service. The magnificent hotel includes 140 luxury rooms and suites and a Presidential Suite for special vacations and occasions. This stylish Gqeberha accommodation features an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, a Camelot spa, access to world-class entertainment and a 24-hour casino.
3. Hit the Slots!
As the only licensed casino in the city, you’ll never have to ask, “What to do in Gqeberha?” again! Whether you’re a high roller or a first-time gamer, the Boardwalk caters for everyone with hundreds of slots and a wide variety of table games including American Roulette, Blackjack, Poker and Baccarat.
4. Family-friendly Fun
Travelling to the Eastern Cape with children? That’s an excellent reason to visit the Boardwalk!
From ten-pin bowling, adventure golf and go-karting to the latest arcade games and family flicks, the Boardwalk offers an assortment of activities for the whole family! Affordable and fun, these kid-friendly activities in Gqerberha make for a great day out with the kids.
5. Upmarket Conferencing
Are holidays in Gqeberha mainly working holidays for you? Is your company looking for a flexible exhibition space or small conference venue in Gqeberha? Home to the International Convention Centre, the Boardwalk offers a wide selection of adaptable meeting rooms and conference venues in Gqeberha Summerstrand. And when all the work is done, delegates can unwind and enjoy all the entertainment at the Boardwalk or take a short stroll on the beach – did we mention that it’s across the road from the hotel!
6. Let Us Entertain You!
From comedy and music to special Gqeberha events, entertainment at the Boardwalk is all about world-class productions and variety. Host to many famous local and international acts, catch all the latest shows at PE’s entertainment mecca!
7. Dining Delights
Greek, Italian, Mediterranean, Asian and South African. Whatever your palette’s preference, the restaurants at Boardwalk cater for all tastes and budgets – from fine dining at Kipling’s Brasserie
and tantilising flavours at The Bayside Pantry to family-friendly favourites at Sun Cafe.
Looking for a Nelson Mandela Bay venues to host a special occasion? Indulge over high tea at the
Lobby Lounge, one of the Boardwalk’s best-kept secrets!
8. Raising the Bar
Whether you’re in the mood for a chilled afternoon G&T or an after-dinner liqueur, the Boardwalk has a variety of bars to suit your mood. The Bravo Bar (situated inside the casino) is where sports fans meet to catch the latest game and, if you’re following the craft beer trend, the Charter Club specialises in homegrown Gqeberha brews. The upmarket Tshawe Bar is the Boardwalk’s signature cigar lounge and is the perfect place to savour your favourite Cognac.
9. Shop ’til You Drop!
With its plethora of retail, dining and entertainment venues in Gqeberha, the Boardwalk is a great all-round place for shopping. From fashion and jewellery to books and local crafts, if retail therapy is calling, the Boardwalk should definitely be on your list of places to visit in Gqeberha.
10. Spa la la!
In the mood for some pampering? Camelot Spa offers a range of beauty and body treatments in a tranquil and serene setting. It’s also one of the only spas in Gqeberha that offers a holistic approach to wellness through its selection of rejuvenating therapies. If time is limited, HerSpace Wellness is an express Gqeberha spa that will leave you feeling fabulous in a flash!
With these 10 compelling reasons to visit the Boardwalk, we hope we’ve inspired you to experience the many fun and fabulous things to do in Gqeberha. For more information on local attractions or holiday accommodation in Gqeberha, visit the Boardwalk on Facebook and Twitter.