Situated at the mouth of the Great Fish River, Fort D' Acre Reserve is surrounded by 1200 hectares of wildlife reserve. The lodge has private access to a secluded beach.

The rooms at the lodge come with en-suite bathrooms, free WiFi, satellite TV and panoramic views over the reserve and sea.

A full English breakfast with a fresh fruit buffet is served daily, either in the elegant dining room or on the veranda overlooking the gardens and outdoor pool.

The lounge has a fireplace and there is a BBQ area adjacent to a thatched pub for evenings around the camp fire, and a beach lapa with deck overlooking the sea. The kitchen is well equipped for self-catering and light meals can be served on request.

Activities such as canoeing and horse-riding are nearby and can be arranged for guests. The property also features a wedding venue.

Fort D' Acre Reserve is just across the river from the Fish River Sun Golf Course and only 15.5 miles away from Port Alfred, which has a variety of restaurants and shops.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Fort D' Acre Reserve has been welcoming guests since 26 Jan 2012.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish

Free private parking available on-site


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Property questions and answers
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  • Hi, Is lunch also included?
    Our property is a bed and breakfast so only breakfast is included. Dinners are available by prior arrangement.
    Answered on 1 December 2021
  • Is it true that you only accommodate essential workers/permitted travelers due to Covid?if it’s true what evidence must I provide on arrival?
    Good day, Thank you for the enquiry. We offer accommodations for all guests. We follow Covid-regulations, each guest signs in and have their temperat..
    Answered on 20 January 2021
  • How do you book for the game drive ? Is it open as well ? And are children allowed
    Good Afternoon, Thank you for the enquiry. You can book a game drive when booking your accommodation with us, or upon arrival - when checking-in to t..
    Answered on 1 January 2021
  • how far is the airport from your place? and do you offer game drives?
    Yes, we do offer game drives to our guests. We are located approximately 180km from Port Elizabeth Airport & 110km from East London Airport.
    Answered on 24 May 2021
  • Hi would like to find out if there’s any shuttle from the airport to your reserve eater from port Elizabeth or east london?
    We don't offer shuttle services but there are shuttle service providers in Port Alfred, East London or Port Elizabeth that can assist, should you requ..
    Answered on 2 August 2021
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Facilities of Fort D' Acre Reserve
  • Private bathroom
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Private beach area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
  • Game drives Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Horse riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Billiards
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Snack bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Laundry
Safety & security
  • Key access
  • Safety deposit box
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
    Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
Languages spoken
  • English
Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

Fort D' Acre Reserve takes special requests - add in the next step!


14:00 - 19:00


08:00 - 10:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children older than 12 years are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 12 and older are allowed)


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Fort D' Acre Reserve accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note, Fort D' Acre Reserve cannot accept debit card payments

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property can only accept bookings from essential workers/permitted travellers, during dates where such guidelines exist. Reasonable evidence must be provided on arrival. If it isn't provided, your booking will be cancelled on arrival.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Please inform Fort D' Acre Reserve in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

In the event of an early departure, the property will charge you the full amount for your stay.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

FAQs about Fort D' Acre Reserve

  • Fort D' Acre Reserve offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Billiards
    • Fishing
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Swimming Pool
    • Private beach area
    • Horse riding
    • Game drives
    • Beach

  • Check-in at Fort D' Acre Reserve is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Guests staying at Fort D' Acre Reserve can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Fort D' Acre Reserve by:

    • Car 1h 40min

  • The prices at Fort D' Acre Reserve may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Fort D' Acre Reserve is 14.3 miles from the centre of Port Alfred.

  • Room options at Fort D' Acre Reserve include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Suite
    • Holiday Home

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.