Blog | Royal St Andrews Hotel
October 1, 2019

Fairview Wine Tasting

The Thistle Restaurant hosted an amazing evening of fine wines and exquisite food on Saturday 7 September. Anthony de Jaeger, winemaker of Paarl-based Fairview wines and […]
July 1, 2019

Favourite Winter Wines

With a palpable passion for all things food and wine related, our Food and Beverage Manager, Robin, shares his favourite winter wines to keep you warm […]
May 29, 2019
CSpa Wellness by Camelot

Innovative skin technology now locally available in Port Alfred

Part of the world-renowned Camelot Spa Group, CSpa Wellness by Camelot is the first of its kind in the seaside town of Port Alfred along the […]
March 27, 2019

Family holiday time!

“Memories made at the beach last for a lifetime.” ~ Anonymous  Join us for a family holiday this Easter and indulge in a range of gourmet […]
March 19, 2019

Long weekend getaway

The long weekend in April is certainly a welcome break, and we’ve put together three Easter weekend special package offers to help you escape city life […]
February 14, 2019

Going Green

Going green is no easy task. It’s a culmination of small efforts that make a big impact on our surroundings. And this is exactly what we […]
January 30, 2019

Celebrate Love

Celebrate your love with an indulgent treat this Valentine’s Day. Choose from a bubbly breakfast at The Paper Nautilus, a dinner in our signature restaurant with […]
December 13, 2018

Food, glorious food!

  To welcome in the holiday season, our team has put together marvellous menus for not only the special days, but all the other ones in-between […]
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, […]