Shepstone Manor is situated 8 km from Port Elizabeth on a 2 Hectare property. The grounds feature indigenous forest with walks and a view of the sea from some parts of the property, on quiet evenings the waves can be heard rolling onto the beach. There is an abundance of birdlife and sometimes small buck can be seen darting through the trees. There is a general atmosphere of calm and tranquillity and guests enjoy relaxing in the Forest Garden which features a Champaign pool and braai facilities or watching the koi in one of the two ponds.
There are five self-catering units in the main complex and the two small cabins in the forest garden. The cabins in the forest garden have shared facilities and the setting is rustic. The location of the property is on Lake Side Road which is often incorporated into the Iron Man route and other similar events and is very popular among cyclists and runners.