RATES FROM R480 - R1150 per person sharing



22 West Beach Drive, P.O Box 440, Port Alfred, 6170.   Tel: +27 (0)46 624 2315,  Mobile: +27(0)81 567 9840    avillademer@isat.co.za





A Villa de Mer Guest House is situated on the beachfront in Port Alfred, South Africa and is in a class of it’s own. Established in 1996, this modern Mediterranean style Guest House has been awarded four stars by the Tourism Grading Council. A Villa de Mer is a stylish, spacious and upmarket Guest House and a haven to relax in. Located opposite the beach, with panoramic views of the Indian ocean, this guest house comprises of seven en-suite bedrooms and offers luxurious accommodation at affordable prices. The wide corridors, large upper lounge that leads onto a balcony with stunning sea views and pristine white beaches and reading room downstairs overlooking the sheltered swimming pool, A Villa de Mer creates an atmosphere of tranquillity and peace. The spacious TV lounge offers a 19 Bouquet DSTV Channel service that includes 5 sport channels. Wi-Fi is available in all lounges/rooms and is free of charge. You can relax and enjoy sundowners on the balcony whilst taking in the beautiful views over the Indian ocean. Fall asleep to the smell and sound of waves breaking on the beach. Cross the quiet road and walk the endless white beaches.

We offer comfortable home-from-home accommodation. Enjoy the spacious and unpretentious setting of A Villa de Mer. Whether on business or holiday, A Villa de Mer offers its own brand of local hospitality and is a welcome retreat from the hustle and bustle of every day living. It is the ideal place to simply relax or to use as a base from which to explore the many sights of Port Alfred and malaria free game reserves in the area.

Why Port Alfred ? Statistics prove that this coastal area has more days of sunshine days than any other part of South Africa. It has a wonderful climate. A bustling holiday resort in summer and the ideal retreat in winter. Port Alfred is embraced by the warm Indian ocean.

Port Alfred, as a destination, is a must for all those travelling along the coast. Port Alfred is situated on a scenic coastline and surrounded by spectacular beaches. The Coastline is a series of dune where one can walk for hours on end. The town itself nestles on the bank of the Kowie river and provides tourists with many things to do. The Kowie River dominates the town 29km to the Indian ocean. Most of the river is navigable by boat, making  it one of the longest tidal rivers in South Africa. The river offers a great venue for boating, skiing and cruises.

We encourage our guests to make Port Alfred their base as we are ideally situated for short day trips. Truly the best of two worlds. Situated at the coast and yet a stone’s throw away from Addo Elephant Park, Shamwari Game Reserve and numerous private game reserves dotted around the area – all which are malaria free.

Port Alfred is steeped in history having been the landing place of the 1820 Settlers.

Port Alfred is also a popular destinations for golfers. Golf enthusiasts can choose from two reputable courses, namely the prestigious Royal Alfred Golf Club, where it is a common sight to see wildlife roam the golf course and, just 27km from Port Alfred is the Gary Player designed Golf course at the Fish River.

Port Alfred is home to the 43 Air School, where students are trained to be commercial pilots.

Port Alfred is also home to Stenden University, where many students, both European and South African, are trained to become fine chefs and cooks.

A VILLA DE MER is an Afristay Award Winning Establishment