Where is coffee bay?
South Africa is famous for its wonderful coast line, and the district of Eastern Cape has a small town or even village called Coffee Bay. It has a population of less than 300 people. It is located on the Wild Coast, and is easily accessible by a main road just off the N2, The closest towns are Nenga and Kujonga, and Rini. It is host to many tourists who come from all over the world to see its Coffee Bay Beach, and take part in horse riding, surfing, swimming, and hiking. You can also find different accommodation types including rustic cabins, backpacker offerings, and an ocean view hotel.
It is alleged that the town got its name "Coffee Bay" from the hundreds of coffee trees which grew from beans either scattered by shipwrecks. Although, there are no longer any more coffee trees in the area due to its salty soil. Most of the native population speak Xhosa, Xhosa is a Bantu language which is spoken by seven million people in South Africa, it is rather hard to get right. The place is a very casual mix of international backpackers, and tourists looking for a relaxing ambiance. Dont be fooled there are some great hiking trails you need to explore since Coffee Bay is 0.64 km 2 wide (0.25 sq mi). If you do visit note that it will be crawling with Germans, Australians, Brits , and Aussies doing sun downers most days.