December 7, 2018

New Highlander Menu Launched

History Scottish influences are visible throughout the Pub – in the menu, the décor and even a Scotsman features in the logo. This heritage harks back […]
November 2, 2018

Our Top 5 Summer Wines

I never taste the wine first in restaurants, I just ask the waiter to pour.  Nigella Lawson When dining at The Thistle, you truly can trust […]
October 12, 2018

End the year in style

End your work year on a high note with a stylish celebration at the Royal St Andrews Hotel. We offer a range of different venues: opt […]
September 28, 2018

Owners Awarded Top Sunshine Coast Tourism Award

MARTIN & LINDA BEKKER OF THE ROYAL ST ANDREWS HOTEL IN PORT ALFRED ON THE SUNSHINE COAST OF SOUTHERN AFRICA RECEIVE TOP SUNSHINE COAST TOURISM AWARD […]
September 26, 2018

Royal St Andrews Hotel wins the 2018 Lilizela Award

THE ROYAL ST ANDREWS HOTEL IN PORT ALFRED ON THE SUNSHINE COAST OF SOUTH AFRICA WINS THE 2018 LILIZELA TOURISM AWARD AS THE BEST OF THE […]
September 25, 2018

Relax. Recharge. Re-energise.

“The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it.” Sydney J Harris   Our Relaxation Package is designed for you to relax and re-energise […]
September 25, 2018

Be One with the Outdoors

“Wherever you are, be all there.” Jim Elliot Fresh sea air. Luxurious accommodation. Pillows that feel like marshmallows. Gourmet breakfasts. Time out with sand in your […]
September 25, 2018

Find your Grande Adventure

The Eastern Cape is known for its wildlife and conservation efforts throughout the area’s nature reserves, and Port Alfred specifically is perfectly located with a number […]
July 4, 2018

Curiosity made the Chef

A curious nature and a life of travel brought Johann du Plooy to Port Alfred where he currently heads up the team at the Royal St […]
March 28, 2018

Wellness in a fast-paced world

Wellness requires a sense of balance in life, but this elusive concept can be difficult to achieve with life’s stresses affecting our physical and emotional wellbeing. […]
November 15, 2017

Top 3 views in Port Alfred

Our town is beautiful all year round, especially with more sunshine hours per day than anywhere else in South Africa – we are on the Sunshine […]
September 7, 2017

Spa Weekend Escape

Treat yourself and your best friends to an indulgent spa escape in Port Alfred. With our on-site Camelot Spa, you can escape from the routine of […]
July 7, 2017

Raising funds for Rhino Conservation

In a partnership with The Little Brewery in Port Alfred, we are raising funds for rhino conservation each time a glass of Highlander Lager is purchased at the Highlander Pub. Thirsty beer lovers contributed […]
May 2, 2017

Winter warmers in Port Alfred

Thinking of planning a weekend getaway with your significant other or the kids? Why not escape to where the warm winter sun makes midday beach strolls […]
April 19, 2017

Mad Hatters in 1 100 rounds of golf marathon

Golfers participating in the annual six day “Mad Hatter” golf tournament at the Royal Port Alfred Golf Club will play between 900 and 1 100 rounds […]
November 16, 2016

Your Summer Escape to Port Alfred

The Eastern Cape and specifically the Sunshine Coast, offers miles of untouched natural beauty along the coast, perfect for your Summer Escape. Indulge in poolside relaxation, […]
September 21, 2016

Developing community; growing Port Alfred

Having first set eyes on the beauty of Port Alfred in 2008, family man Martin Bekker fell in love with the quaint Royal St Andrews Hotel […]
August 19, 2016

The small things matter in life – Women’s Month feature

With the belief that the small things really do matter, Camelot Spa Manager, Bianca Voogt, is the friendly face guests meet when entering the on-site spa […]
August 19, 2016

A love for planning – Women’s Month feature

In keeping with our theme of Women’s Month, we spoke to Executive Housekeeper, Nicole Vella, about her role at Royal St Andrews Hotel. Working in the […]
August 6, 2016

Bold Steps

With a love for Port Alfred in her heart, Linda Bekker is one half of the ownership team of the luxurious Royal St Andrews Hotel (pictured […]
July 25, 2016

Port Alfred – event destination

Port Alfred was abuzz last week when a large delegation of national motoring media visited over three days for the launch of the new Jaguar F-Pace. […]