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George Accommodation

The city is a popular holiday and conference center and the administrative and commercial hub of the Garden Route. The sixth oldest town in South Africa, George is situated on a plateau at the foot of the majestic Outeniqua Mountains a short drive from the Indian Ocean. Gracious architecture and beautiful, oak-lined streets combine to make George a very pleasant town to visit and stroll about in.

An ideal base from which to explore the Southern Cape and Little Karoo George lies just 420km from Cape Town and 320km from Port Elizabeth, and is easily accessible with a good road network and George Airport. George is at the center of Nature´s "Garden Route" making it a perfect stopover from which to explore the Garden Route's diverse scenic wonders and for enjoying its varied activities. It is the business hub of the region and offers a variety of conference facilities, restaurants, tourist attractions and activities.

George has a sophisticated infrastructure with banks, conference facilities, businesses and shopping chains including the newly completed Garden Route Shopping Centre, transport and sporting facilities, yet retaining its small town atmosphere. George has numerous world-class golf courses, some designed by famous golfers. Amongst these are Oubaai and Le Grande George. The most well-known is Fancourt Golf Estate, which hosted the Presidents Cup in 2003 and is often the host to high-profile golf tournaments.

George is especially known for its wealth of wild flowers, and the red George lily (Cyrtanthus elatus), which is unique to the Southern Cape, and figures prominently on the George municipal logo.

George
South Africa
33° 57' 51.4476" S
22° 27' 27.36" E
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