Port Elizabeth, on Algoa Bay on the South Eastern Coast of South Africa is a great city to live and work and raise a family. The city has a well-developed industrial base, a fantastic sporting infrastructure, a moderate climate, excellent schools and is a gateway to some of South Africa's finest eco experiences.
The Nelson Mandela Metropole comprising Port Elizabeth, Uitenhage and Despatch is a major motor industry hub. The area has two harbours -- the Port Elizabeth Harbour and the new, deepwater harbour at Coega, which is surrounded by an emerging Industrial Development Zone.
Port Elizabeth's sandy beaches are regarded by many to be the finest of any metropolitan area in South Africa. and the nearby resort towns of Jeffreys Bay and St Francis Bay are internationally renowned for their magnificent surfing waves. Whales and large schools of dolphins are a regular sight in Algoa Bay.
St George's Cricket Stadium in Port Elizabeth is one of South Africa's legendary cricket stadiums and one of South Africa's new 2010 soccer stadiums is currently taking shape in Port Elizabeth.
Port Elizabethans are spoiled for choice when it comes to nature: coastal resorts, forests, mountains, massive dunefields, mountains, Karoo plains and a wide selection of malaria-free game reserves are all withing close proximity to the city.
Needless to say, Port Elizabeth offers a wide selection of property options for discerniing property buyers.