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 below alongside husband and co-owner, Martin Bekker). We chatted with Linda this women’s month to discuss her inspiration for the Hotel décor as well as her advice for self-development.
Port Elizabeth used to be known as the ‘Windy City’ until the local tourism decision-makers decided that the ‘Friendly City’ was perhaps more welcoming. But be prepared to be blown away anyway, as I was, by one of the smartest, coolest and most stylish places to stay in the city.
Adrian Gardiner, founder and visionary of Shamwari Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape, is commercializing his private residence situated on a slice of spectacular land adjacent to Shamwari. The character-filled 1940’s farmhouse – used by the family for 20 years – has undergone an extensive renovation to become a unique and unrivalled lodge for guests who wish to adventure through this part of the Eastern Cape, South Africa.
The George Hotel combines luxury, exclusivity and privacy in its modern facilities in the area of Ikoyi, in the Nigerian city of Lagos. Belonging to the Mantis hotel chain, this establishment offers excellent, personalised service in order to exceed the expectations of the most demanding guests.
Riverdene Family Lodge at Shamwari Game Reserve has unveiled its recent refurbishment.
The new décor and design was created and conceptualised by Maurette Van Eyssen of Maurette Interiors in conjunction with her husband, international furniture designer and manufacturer, Evan van Eyssen who specialises in bespoke furniture pieces.