About Rivers Edge Guesthouse
Rivers Edge Guesthouse is located on the banks of the saltwater Swartkops River Estuary, overlooking the Zwartkops Wetland Conservancy and Aloes Nature Reserve.
An ideal home-away-from-home for corporate executives, leisure tourists and family holidays, in tranquil and natural surrounds, and right on the river's edge! Located only 29 minutes from the airport, 15 minutes to Port Elizabeth’s Blue Flag beaches and a mere 40 minutes to Addo Elephant Park and other ‘Big 5’ game parks in the malaria-free province of Eastern Cape.
Rivers Edge Guesthouse can accommodate 10 guests sharing five spacious en-suite rooms; two river facing double rooms with patios, one garden facing twin room with private patio, one garden facing double room, and one garden facing self-catering garden chalet.
All rooms are carpeted and equipped with ceiling fan, luggage rack, built in cupboard, vanity dresser, tea/coffee station, TV / Mnet, and free Wi-Fi. Communal areas include a kitchen, scullery, dining room, barbecue area, lounge, honesty bar, back yard garden and river front patio and lawn areas.
Room 1 - River Facing Double Room:
Room 1 is a river facing en-suite room with fitted luxury carpeting, a double bed and a door leading to a furnished private patio overlooking the Swartkops River estuary and nature conservancy.
Room 2 - River Facing Corner Double Room:
Room 2 is an expansive space on the river-facing corner of the guesthouse building with large curtained windows on two walls through which one can appreciate sunrises. The room has an en-suite bathroom, is fully carpeted, has a double bed, and a door leading to a furnished private patio overlooking the Swartkops River estuary and nature conservancy.
Room 3 - Garden Facing Twin Room:
Room 3 is a large sunny en-suite room with two single beds, a private patio with outdoor furniture and views overlooking the garden and river. Ideal for teenage children as the room is located across the passage from room #2.
Room 4 - Garden Facing Double Room:
Room 4 is a large garden facing double bedroom positioned next to the guesthouse main entrance. The room has a double bed and en-suite bathroom with shower.
Room 5 - Self-Catering Garden Chalet:
Room 5 is a self-contained chalet away from the main house with a double bed, open plan kitchen, living area and enclosed bathroom. A TV, fridge, kettle, microwave, stove, toaster, pots and pans as well as dinnerware for four is provided.
The chalet has a furnished patio overlooking lush lawns and flowering gardens and has its own gated access to the riverfront and vehicle parking space next to the chalet. Ideal for couples who want privacy away from other guests or for businessmen / women on extended travel stays, this self-contained unit is available for daily, weekly or monthly rental.
Activities and Attractions
Activities within the village of Redhouse include rowing, sailing (boats and life jackets can be hired at Redhouse Yacht Club), wind surfing, fishing (river and sea), hiking, birding and mountain biking. There are ample activities, attractions and places of interest to visit during your stay at Rivers Edge Guesthouse, both within the Redhouse Village and around the greater Port Elizabeth area.