The Best Kept Secret of the Eastern Cape!

On the most Southern edge of the Winterberg mountains, within the smaldeel valley; lies the small and quaint - one horse- town of Bedford. This charming little town is merely 200km from Port Elizabeth, providing beautiful rolling hills of greenery against a magnificent wind farm backdrop.   My Husband and I experienced Bedford for the first time last week, and were blown away as we came across The Duke of Bedford [.....]

A NEW baby is born!

Areena Riverside Resort's very own Abby the giraffe has become a Dad, having his first offspring born, on the 26th June 2017.   The exciting news seems to have prompted friends of the resort, previous guests and community lovers to submitting name suggestions for the baby giraffe.   Currently the baby's sex is unknown, however the little one is apparently doing extremely well.   According to [.....]

Expedition Africa 2017 – Proved to be an adventure of a lifetime!

39 teams ventured through the Kouga and Baviaans regions, exploring race director; Stephan Muller's  masterpiece of a course over the past week. Expedition Africa kicked off at 07h00 on 14 May 2017 where teams of four tackled the awaiting 514km route through parts of the Eastern Cape many never knew existed. The Baviaanskloof proved to be a highlight for many  athletes, especially after realising that they might never be [.....]