A Villa de Mer
Guest House is located on the beachfront in Port Alfred and is a mere 10 min walk from the Kowie River mouth and restaurants. Situated exactly half way between Port Elizabeth and East London, 150 km in each direction, Port Alfred is the perfect stopover place or base from where to explore the surrounding area.
Malaria free Addo Elephant park is a mere 100 km away, whilst the Sibuya Game Reserve is within 27 km. The vibrant town Grahamstown, is a 45 min drive away, whilst the historical town of Bathurst is just up the road. One of our great assets, the 43 Air School is 10 min outside town whilst the Stenden university is a stones’ throw from A Villa de Mer, known to the family of the students, as home. Whilst Port Alfred is a small town, we boast with a modern shopping centre just outside town.
We are very fortunate to have the best of two worlds – situated on the coast, in close proximity to many game reserves, all the modern amenities – yet we experience the peace and quiet of a village atmosphere!
A Villa de Mer Guest House is a modern and stylish Mediterranean guest house and wraps around the pool and garden/barbecue area. Guests can relax in the communal lounge upstairs with large television, or sit out on the balcony, have a drink and enjoy the view over the Indian ocean. Those guests who prefer to curl up with a book, there is a large reading room downstairs overlooking the pool. For the more active guests, there are endless white beaches and dunes to walk. For golf enthusiasts, the Royal Port Alfred Golf course is a 5 minute drive away whilst the Fish River Sun Golf course is a few kilometres outside town.
The bright rooms are fitted with a 19 channel DSTV satellite service, coffee/tea facilities, a refrigerator, a safe. The bathroom is equipped with a hairdryer, bathrobes, swimming towels and guest amenities.
A Villa de Mer Guest House breakfast is well known for their scrumptious breakfasts. Served in the dining room and on sunny days alongside the pool.
Free Wi-Fi is available and an airport shuttle can be arranged upon request.
Accommodation at A Villa de Mer:
If you are looking for the best room in Port Alfred, look no further than suite 1.
Our Executive suite speaks of sphere luxury and has a private balcony with a 180 degree view over the ocean.
Whether you are on business or celebrating an occasion, be sure to ask after our packages. This spacious suite is ideal for those who are seeking quality time away from home or business pressures.
Our Deluxe rooms come with either King size or queen size beds. The rooms are elegant and comfortably furnished. Each room has a console with coffee/tea facilities, a desk, safe, fridge, a flat screen television with 19 DStv channels. The bathrooms are modern and are fitted with illuminated mirrors, make-up mirror, hairdryer, bathrobes and personalized bathroom amenities.
Our Luxury Standard rooms consists of King size beds that can be converted into two single beds. Although the size of the rooms differ,these rooms are equipped with the same high standard as that of the other rooms.
A Villa de Mer Activities:
Only a stone's throw from Port Alfred, is one of the best-known travel destinations in the world - the Addo Elephant Park where you can view the big five. There are numerous game reserves dotted around the area – all which are malaria free.
Port Alfred is also a popular destination for golfers. The Royal Golf Course is only a 3 min drive from A Villa de Mer, whilst the Gary Player designed Golf course at the Fish River is a mere 20 min drive up the road.
Other activities available in Kowie are, river cruises, deep sea cruises, fishing, diving, hiking, horse riding and many more.
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Super light and airy property right on the beach. Luxurious room with quality fixtures and furnishings.
Rating: Reviewed by David Stephenson on 30 March 2019
Our experience at A Villa de Mer was absolutely wonderful. The hospitality, the cleanliness and attention to detail was above expectation. A Villa de Mer come highly recommended. Absolutely glorious experience!
Rating: Reviewed by Eileen Miles over a year ago
Friendly and attentive proprietor. Close to the beach.
Rating: Reviewed by Manre Needham over a year ago
Nice host and they are willing to go an extra mile to make guest stay more comfortable. Nicely located, spacious rooms and wonderful breakfast.
Rating: Reviewed by Lekentle Mohlala over a year ago