South Africa’s international borders are now open for all international travel.
A passenger must be in possession of a negative Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test certificate or a valid COVID-19 negative test certificate, obtained not more than 72 hours before the date of travel. Children under 5 years old are exempt from this requirement.
South Africa is currently on Level 4 restrictions which are effective until 12 July 2021. During Level 4, all food & beverage services are available to resident hotel guests only while the sale of alcohol is prohibited. Spa facilities remain open for resident and non-resident guests by prior reservation only.
For the latest Covid-19 information from the South African Government click here.
Birkenhead House, La Residence, Royal Malewane and The Silo Hotel are open. Each of our properties adheres to the strictest hospitality protocols of the Tourism Business Council of South Africa as well as World Health Organisation recommendations. We have taken extensive additional measures, minimising human contact and enforcing social distancing across our operations.
To give our guests complete peace of mind when booking we have also relaxed our cancellation policy in relation to Covid-19. You can download our Covid Cancellation Policy below:
Limited Social Contact
South Africa is a beautiful destination with vast open spaces and great natural beauty – the perfect tonic to the pandemic. The Royal Portfolio’s properties are located in iconic South African destinations and each offers the highest levels of privacy, security, hygiene and service.
Whether you are seeking the peace and remoteness of the African bush at Royal Malewane, the Champagne air of the seaside at Birkenhead House, a stroll through the gardens and vineyards of La Residence or a sanctuary in the centre of Cape Town at The Silo Hotel, you can rest assured that we have taken every precaution to protect our guests and our staff.