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The blog is a collection of news, musings and tales from around The Royal Portfolio showcasing the very best of luxury South African travel.

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9 April2020
by Nicole Sorour

Stay At Home Spa

The Royal Portfolio's skincare recipes for simple at-home spa treatments.

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7 April2020
by Greg Cooke

The Art of Hospitality

Meticulously curated by the owner of The Royal Portfolio and avid art enthusiast Liz Biden, The Silo Hotel houses some of Africa’s finest contemporary art.

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6 April2020
by Nicole Sorour

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: ATHI-PATRA RUGA

The Silo Hotel's Art Concierge Irene Boaventura discusses the work of Athi-Patra Ruga.

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3 April2020
by Nicole Sorour
30 March2020
by Nicole Sorour

A ROYAL PORTFOLIO RECIPE: MUSSELS LAKSA

Bring The Royal Portfolio Dining Experience Home.

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2020
by Ross Bowers

The Master Trackers of Royal Malewane

There is no bond stronger than the indelible and intuitive connection between a ranger and a tracker. In the case of Juan Pinto and Wilson Masiya, that bond endured for over 20 years.

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23 March2020
by Nicole Sorour

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: JODY PAULSEN

The Silo Hotel's Art Concierge Irene Boaventura discusses the work of Jody Paulsen.

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7 February2020
by Nicole Sorour

The Top 20 Restaurants in Cape Town

The Royal Portfolio's Best Restaurants in Cape Town

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21 January2020
by Nicole Sorour

The World’s Most Instagrammable Bathroom

The Silo Hotel was recently included in a list of the Top 10 Most Instagrammable Bathrooms In The World.

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13 January2020
by Greg Cooke

Whales of Hermanus

Hermanus is renowned as one of the best whale watching destinations in the world. Visitors can look forward to seeing three different species of whales as well as a host of other marine life.

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A Message From Liz Biden

Our thoughts are with those around the world battling the direct and indirect effects of the Covid-19 outbreak.

The Royal Portfolio is doing all we can to assist our guests, staff and travel partners at this challenging time. We are taking measures to ensure the sustainability of our business so that we can continue to provide employment, salaries and medical aid for our team of over 600 here in South Africa. We are reviewing the situation daily.

The Royal Portfolio Foundation remains committed to supporting numerous conservation and community projects through this difficult time including our counter-poaching initiatives at Royal Malewane.

We encourage those with existing bookings to postpone rather than cancel their trips where possible. Our Reservations Team is available to assist with enquiries Mon – Fri | 8am to 5pm (GMT +2).

Thank you to our guests, staff, suppliers and business partners for your understanding and incredible support as we work together to get through this.

Please visit the South African government's dedicated Covid-19 portal for the latest South African information.

We look forward to a time when we are all able to travel safely and responsibly once again and hope that you will remain inspired by the amazing natural beauty and wildlife of Africa during this difficult time.