Beautiful riverside to enjoy

Slipway & Jetty

The good life


Famous fishing spot 'Kob Hole' exclusive to Purple Indigo

Fully Equipped Kitchen

Enjoy some home cooking

Daily Housekeeping

Take a break


Beautiful beaches are close by


Get comfortable and braai at home


Relax at home


Good Food within easy reach

Beautiful location with river access

& a spectacular view

Purple Indigo offers comfortable, affordable, riverside accommodation on the beautiful Mzimvubu in Port St Johns.  Our well equipped units make self catering accommodation in Port St Johns easy.  If it is not a night for self catering, local restaurants are within easy reach.  Purple Indigo is 10 minute drive from Port St Johns & a commutable distance to Lusikisiki.  If you are here on business or you aim to enjoy the fishing in Port St Johns, the spectacular birdwatching, or the beautiful beaches of the Wild Coast, our riverside accommodation in Port St Johns can comfortably cater for all. Whether you are here to relax or or you want to wind down with some fishing after work, we are on one of the best riverside fishing spots on the river, 'Kob Hole' or the 'Deep Hole'.

Our self catering accommodation in Port St Johns is a great place to base yourself if you want to enjoy the best of the Wild Coast.  This is an area of spectacular natural beauty and ecological diversity.   

Nature lovers will tell you about stunning beaches, waterfalls & mountains and the glory of the ancient indigenous forests that surround the small, bustling town of Port St Johns.  Those in search of a genuine African experience will relish in the untouched African villages and the chance to witness tribal customs that have been long abandoned in the modern world.  

Fishing in Port St Johns?  A real fishermen could not willingly miss this last frontier, they would tell tales of nothing less than paradise...shark diving, the sardine run, deep sea fishing, motor bike scrambling, hiking,...adventurers would say it's not called the Wild Coast for nothing!  

Birdwatchers have kept this tiny patch of paradise a well kept secret.  The ones in the know, come from all over the world to catch a glimpse of the rare Cape Parrot which visits the gardens of our accommodation in Port St Johns, and revel in the amazing birdlife which has found a home in the unspoilt brilliance of Port St Johns.

Port St John's has the ability to charm and embrace all types and talents, Nelson Mandela grew up here and loved this part of South Africa, the place of his birth Qunu is a must see, day trip from Port St Johns. The town of Port St Johns has always attracted the rebels and the free thinkers, the talented and the artistic, the adventurers and the musicians. It's as well known for its 'Transkei gold' the cream of the marijuana crop, as it is for its alternative travellers. 


The friendly & vibrant town of Port St Johns might be a little bit scruffy round the edges there is no denying it, however, it is also home to the best of Nelson Mandela's hopes for a 'rainbow nation' and the nature that surrounds Port St Johns, it is quite simply.....Naturally Brilliant.

 Best place in Port St Johns

Purple Indigo
Ferry Point Road
Port St Johns,
Eastern Cape
South Africa



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Naturally Brilliant
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