Completed in 1989, The Royal Alfred Marina was meticulously designed to integrate tidal movements effectively flushing out every canal with each tidal cycle. Located within the seaside town of Port Alfred, houses for sale on the marina possess a minimum of 15 metres direct access to the canals. Port Alfred is home to some of the most desirable holiday property in South Africa, and arguably the world, while the Royal Alfred Marina builds upon this by sparing no expense to provide a unique luxury lifestyle not dissimilar to Venice Beach.

The Royal Alfred Marina is the only one of its kind in the world that provides each and every plot with direct access to their own private waterfront and no secondary or tertiary properties exist in the secure complex. Houses for sale in the Royal Alfred Marina come with incomparable amenities: a member’s only clubhouse with entertainment area and pool, all weather tennis and squash courts and a personal jetty for every plot.

The Royal Alfred Marina is a luxury option for property investment as great care has been put into the complex to serve any needs and wants of discerning buyers. Whether you’re looking for an option for comfortable retirement or an extra special holiday home, houses for sale in Port Alfred are suited to those who spare no expense in living the good life – the Royal Alfred Marina is a step above that ideal.

Explore Royal Alfred Marina



Each plot contains a personal jetty and direct access to the Kowie River and Indian Ocean. The canals are always open at both ends ensuring that they are completely flushed twice a day. 

Recreational wealth

Recreational wealth

The clubhouse can be accessed by all residents and can be used to host guests, with two pools and a fully-equipped entertainment area.

Port Alfred harbour

Port Alfred harbour

The marina borders the harbour, granting access to its 250 small craft berths with a launching ramp for boats of all size.

Game and wildlife

Game and wildlife

Nearby, there are numerous game farms to visit while competitive fishing is a local favourite and rich grounds can be directly accessed from the marina. Within the canals, there are over 36 variations of marine life to marvel at.

Living in Royal Alfred Marina

Areas near to Royal Alfred Marina



Grahamstown is considered by many to be South Africa’s educational centre and is only an hour away from Port Alfred. For a shorter commute, Port Alfred High School offers a local option.


Rosehill Mall caters to every need with clothing boutiques, supermarkets and fully-equipped cinema; 1000 bays make for ample parking. There are also curio and gift shops spread across the harbour.


A NetCare provides specialised private care while Port Alfred General Hospital is a broader, public option.


East London airport is 90 minutes away and is the nearest airport although servicing domestic flights only. Metrorail serves a route between Port Alfred and Cape Town regularly, if taking it easy on land is more your style.

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius