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About A Villa De Mer Guest House

A Villa de Mer Guest house is situated on the beach front 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 and rated according to the high parameters set by the AA of South Africa, as Superior grading.

A Villa De Mer is a stylish, spacious and upmarket Guest House and comprises of six en-suite bedrooms that offers luxurious accommodation at affordable prices. The rooms range from Executive suites to Deluxe and Standard rooms that offers you flat screen TV with 19 DStv channels, bar fridge, wall safe, underfloor heating, tea and coffee making facilities, personalized bathroom amenities, bathrobes, hairdryer, beach towels and free Wi-Fi internet facilities.

Scrumptious breakfasts are served in the dining room or next to the pool. The wide corridors, spacious upper lounge offers DStv Bouquet/DVD player that leads onto a balcony with stunning sea views and pristine white beaches, library and reading room downstairs overlooking the sheltered swimming pool and barbecue courtyard, Villa De Mer creates an atmosphere of tranquility and peace. Fall asleep to the smell and sound of waves breaking on the beach. Cross the quiet road and walk the endless white beaches.

Whether on business or holiday, Villa De Mer offers its own brand of local hospitality and home-away-from-home accommodation that is a welcome retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday living. Villa de Mer is the perfect place to use as a base from which to explore the many sights of Port Alfred and surrounding area.

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 minutes drive from Villa De Mer, whilst the Gary Player designed Golf course at the Fish River is a mere 20 minutes drive up the road.

Other activities available in Kowie are, river cruises, deep sea cruises, fishing, diving, hiking, horse riding and many more. Situated on the R72 midway between Port Elizabeth and East London, 150 km in each direction, Port Alfred has the best of two worlds to offer visitors. It is the perfect holiday destination on the Sunshine Coast. Airport transfers can be arranged. Safe, secure parking is available.

Beach: Villa de Mer is located right on Port Alfred's beach front. You can see, smell and feel the sea!

Wedding Venues: This is the perfect venue for small weddings or celebrating an important day.

  • Response Rate: 94%
  • Response Time: 8 hours
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 14
  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 6 Reviews


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Beach
  • Satellite TV*
  • Hiking
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans


  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
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Reviews for A Villa De Mer Guest House

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Alain Hocepied, South Africa
04 July 2016

Great venue with direct access to the beach.Very comfortable room with all amenities available.Good wi-fi connection in working order.Very efficient and helpfu hostess .Breakfast was well served.

Victoria Selle, South Africa
19 March 2016

We had a very nice stay at villa de mer. The room was clean and nicely furnished. Beautiful is the closeness to the sea and beach, but unfortunately the rooms downstairs and even some upstairs do not have sea view. We stayed downstairs next to the door (room 6) and in the mornings it got quiet loud.Breakfast was good.A place to recommend.

Rona de Witt, South Africa
09 October 2015

We had a wonderful stay! Rooms were excellent as well as the breakfast. Staff very helpful and friendly. We can highly recommend them and will definitely stay there again!

Almarida Kraak, South Africa
15 July 2014

Thank you to Memory and the staff at A Villa de Mer. We were received with open arms and felt at home. Our room was so cozy and we could really rest. We had such nice breakfasts in the morning.We would really recommend this lovely place.Thank you again.

Celeste Ferreira, South Africa
12 May 2014

The staff were very friendly and helpful. The rooms were beautiful.

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A Villa De Mer Guest House Map

A Villa De Mer Guest House is 1.3km from the centre of Port Alfred , the nearest airport 121.5km (East London Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

Things to do in and around Port Alfred

Fish River Country Club

(30.1 km from Port Alfred)

1 review

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Fish River Sun Country Club

(30.1 km from Port Alfred)

1 review

Regarded as a must-play course, Fish River Sun Country Club presents players unique challenges in a natural landscape. This superb 18-hole is a Gary Player design, located just 1.2 km away from the ocean. Facilities include a pro shop and cart...

Kellys Beach

(1.6 km from Port Alfred)

2 reviews

Kelly's Beach on the Sunshine Coast is one of South Africa's prestigious international Blue Flag beaches. The sandy beach is situated near the Kowie River estuary mouth and is well worth a visit. Two viewing decks offer fantastic viewpoints to...

Kowie History Museum

(0.7 km from Port Alfred)

The Kowie History Museum is focused on displaying the social history of the historic Albany District and the activities of the early settlers between 1820 and 1889. There is an old card index with the names of the 4,000 British settlers and...