Beacon Bay hospital is situated in the suburb of Beacon Bay in East London.  East London is on the South-East coast of South Africa and about 1 000km from Cape Town.  The city is known as Buffalo City by the locals.  Beacon Bay is a suburb at the North-East end of East London.  It is surrounded by suburbs Cambridge Village, Dorchester Heights and Beaconhurst.  The nearest main road to the hospital is the N2 highway.  A 24-hour accident and emergency unit is manned by specialists and well-trained staff.

Beds and Wards

Beacon Bay hospital has 159 beds and 6 theatres with modern and sophisticated equipment.  The facility also offers a 6 bed ICU and radiology unit with a comprehensive range of sophisticated diagnostic equipment.  A brand new 34 bed paediatric ward now provide additional professional services to the community.

A 35 bed maternity unit offers mothers state-of-the-art and VIP services which includes a 21 bed neonatal intensive care unit.  The Little Life clinic assists mothers with guidance on breastfeeding, monitoring of baby’s development and advice on any baby related issues.  Weekly ante-natal classes help to prepare the parents-to-be for the arrival of their newborn.

Disciplines and Services

  • Clinical haematology
  • Gynaecology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Obstetrics
  • Paediatric surgery
  • Urology
  • Radiology including MRI

Visiting Hours

Visiting hours may vary among hospitals within the Life Healthcare group. Please contact the hospital directly or visit their website (link below) for the latest visiting hours.

Physical Address

32 Quenera Drive
Beacon Bay
East London
Eastern Cape
South Africa

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 Telephone and Fax Numbers

Tel:  +27 43 711 5100
Fax:  +27 43 711 5101

Landline numbers may have changed or may be unreachable at this time. Please refer to the hospital website.

Website:  Life Beacon Bay Hospital

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