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Bangkok, Thailand
1 review
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Oceana is a Beautiful Reserve with welcoming and helpful staff that make you feel at home. Delicious food and drinks as well as an amazing game drive. Wonderful room with a beautiful view. Lovely spa to relax and chill.

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Chris R, General Manager at Oceana Beach and Wildlife Reserve, responded to this review

Hi Nandi Thanks for the positive words and we're extremely happy you enjoyed your time with us. Ocean Suite 4 is definitely very special with its amazing privacy and view. We look forward to welcoming you back sometime in the future. Kind Regards Chris & the Oceana Team More 

Tarkastad
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Oceana is a place you have to put on your bucket list!!!! You will be refreshed, revived, invigorated and get new perspective. This is what 5 star rating is meant to be like!!!!! You will never find a place that has, the ocean, the view, the wildlife,the bushveld, the food, the beverages, the service,the fine detail of personalizing your stay,... More 

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Chris R, General Manager at Oceana Beach and Wildlife Reserve, responded to this review

Hi Kitty It was a pleasure to welcome you back to Oceana. Thanks for the kind words and we look forward to seeing you soon. Regards Chris & the Oceana Team More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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57 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

Beautiful, tranquil and private. This is the best place to enjoy a peaceful getaway, surrounded by beautiful scenery and exceptional service. If you are looking for a romantic break, this is the right place.

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Thank Violeta V
Chris R, General Manager at Oceana Beach and Wildlife Reserve, responded to this review

Hi Violetta Thanks very much for the kind words and we're really glad you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the,hopefully, near future! Regards Chris & the Oceana team More 

Riet River
1 review
Reviewed 3 November 2015

The accommodation is the best I have ever stayed in SA and Abroad. The views are spectacular .The service was excellent. The staff were friendly and made us feel at home.Oceana Beach Wildlife Reserve is highly recommended

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Chris R, General Manager at Oceana Beach and Wildlife Reserve, responded to this review

Hi Brian Thanks very much for the kind words. I hope we get to welcome you back to Oceana sometime in the near future. Regards Chris & the Oceana Team More 

East London, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 October 2015

A beautiful setting. A great place for people to rest, see animals, and enjoy delicious food. The room was wonderful, very impressive. The views were spectacular. A lovely place for international guests to experience

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Chris R, General Manager at Oceana Beach and Wildlife Reserve, responded to this review

Hi Liesel Thanks so much for your review and I'm extremely glad you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind Regards Chris & the Oceana Team More 

East London, South Africa
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Reviewed 14 October 2015

Very relaxing getaway. Excellent service, food was top class, fantastic views overall. Very knowledgeable game ranger PLUS having a bath run while on the game drive, all ready for you on your return . An added bonus was being able to have our dinner served by candlelight in our room. 100% top class service.

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Chris R, General Manager at Oceana Beach and Wildlife Reserve, responded to this review

Hi Dee Thank you for the kind feedback. I'm extremely happy to hear that you really enjoyed your time with us. I hope we can welcome you back sometime in the near future. Regards Chris & the Oceana Team More 

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

Stunning location, hospitable venue, comfortable and cozy accommodations, Great staff😘 loved the drive into the reserve, which is a one way narrow path over a few hills, sighted some giraffes on the way in. The security guard at the gate was uber friendly 👍

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Chris R, General Manager at Oceana Beach and Wildlife Reserve, responded to this review

Hi Cem Thanks for the kind words. Wilson is our guard at the gate and he is known as the friendliest man in Port Alfred. We're extremely blessed to have him as part of our family here. I'm glad you enjoyed the wedding and hope that you will be able to come and stay with us again sometime in the... More 

East London
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 23 September 2015

Great service from reservation right through the weekend until checkout. Location can't be beaten, and the game drive was top class. All facilities live up to high expectations. This place is a must visit.

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Thank Patrick G
Chris R, General Manager at Oceana Beach and Wildlife Reserve, responded to this review

Hi Patrick Thanks so much for the kind words. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Regards Chris & the Oceana Team More 

Port Alfred
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015

An absolute beautiful location. We received excellent service and the food was warm and always delicious. Staff friendly and always ready to help, with beverages and bar facilities. The views of the beach are breath taking and i will be back to enjoy a day outing. Keep up the good work

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Thank Charmaine V
Chris R, General Manager at Oceana Beach and Wildlife Reserve, responded to this review

Hi Charmaine Thanks for the kind words. Hopefully we'll get to welcome you back to Oceana in the future. Regards Chris & the Oceana team More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

A magnificent time and wonderful experience I think we will remember for along time. The facilities are luxurious, with a view over the Bush and across the ocean. We had a rhino stroll past our room, with this amazing view of the sea in the background. The meals were a treasure chest of tastes and we were made to feel... More 

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Chris R, General Manager at Oceana Beach and Wildlife Reserve, responded to this review

Hi Colin Thank you for the kinds words. We hope you return to us to make some new memories in the future. Regards Chris & the Oceana Team More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Oceana Beach & Wildlife Reserve is the product of a man who was brave enough to live his dream, and he extends an invitation to those who need a place to dream, be pampered, rejuvenate, relax, discover and be delighted by.After traveling the world, I discovered the place closest to my heart, Oceana. The first time I beheld the collection of natural wonders, something extraordinary happened, as I embraced the expanse of its exotic beauty, it embraced me. Rip Miller - Owner ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oceana Beach and Wildlife Reserve

Address: R72 Main Road | Riet River, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Alfred
Price Range: $591 - $2,120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Oceana Beach and Wildlife Reserve 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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