From R250 PPS

Areena Riverside Resort

From R250 PPS



Areena Riverside Resort is nestled in a peaceful valley in the Eastern Cape along the border for the Wild Coast. Whether you prefer to stay in 4-star self-catering accommodation, camp or caravan, we have the perfect spot for you. Far enough from town, but close enough for the essentials, we are situated on the banks of the Kwelegha River, 23 km from East London at the southern gateway to the Cape Wild Coast.
Areena is a perfect venue for your next family holiday, countryside wedding, corporate break-away or romantic weekend away! Our Restaurant, Areena Quays, is situated on the banks of the river and it's the perfect spot to enjoy a scrumptious meal while overlooking the peaceful river and the natural beauty of the valley. We also offer a range of activities from MILD to WILD for the adventurous at heart. From quad bike safaris, canoeing, abseiling, paint balling, archery and pellet-gun target shooting to team building, fishing and a River cruise boat.

Areena Riverside Resort is the Wild Coast's best kept secret.... come and discover it for yourself!

Our Rondavels, Cottages, Timber Chalets and Double En-suites are all fully furnished and equipped for a superior self-catering experience. Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway for two, or an energetic and adventurous family holiday or time away with friends, we have accommodation to suit you!

The resort offers unsurpassed value - awesome views of the river, cruises to the river mouth on the Kareena, terrific bird-life viewing, beautiful exposure to Wild Coast vegetation and lots of varied wildlife on the property that can be viewed from your camping site or game drives on four-wheelers. Needless to say, fish are in abundance - hook the big one from the riverbanks or fish at the river mouth, you can launch your boat from our slipway and moor your boat to our jetties, paddle-ski the river or jump off the rocks into the Kwelega, abseil, play tennis, enjoy a delicious variety of meals in our restaurant, cool off in the swimming pool, visit the petting farm and feed the animals, sunbathe on the beach, have fun in the games room and so much more. Once you have been to Areena Riverside Resort, we promise that you will always come back for more.


    Room Facilities

  • Non-Smoking
  • Television

    On Site Facilities

  • Bar
  • Beauty Treatments
  • Children Allowed
  • Conference Rooms
  • Internet Terminal
  • Laundry
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Secure Parking
  • Self Catering
  • Tennis


Additional Rates Info:
Children under 3yrs are free of charge, children 4yrs and older pay full adult rate. All units are fully equipped for self catering with linen and bath towels provided.

Double Ensuite

Sleeps 2
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Bachelor style apartment, fully equipped for self catering with a kitchenette, and bathroom, with either a bath or shower. Twin beds, but can make up as a king bed on request.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2017       R 475   R 425
February 2017       R 475   R 425
March 2017       R 475   R 425
April 2017       R 475   R 425
May 2017       R 475   R 425
June 2017       R 475   R 425
July 2017       R 475   R 425
August 2017       R 475   R 425
September 2017       R 475   R 425
October 2017       R 475   R 425
November 2017       R 475   R 425
December 2017       R 475   R 425


Sleeps 4
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Thatched open plat unit, with a double bed in the main area open plat to the kitchen and lounge. The single beds are up stairs in a loft. The unit is fully equipped for self catering with linen and bath towels provided.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2017       R 475   R 250
February 2017       R 475   R 250
March 2017       R 475   R 250
April 2017       R 1300   R 325
May 2017       R 475   R 250
June 2017       R 475   R 250
July 2017       R 475   R 250
August 2017       R 475   R 250
September 2017       R 475   R 250
October 2017       R 475   R 250
November 2017       R 475   R 250
December 2017       R 1700   R 425

Timber Chalet

Sleeps 4
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Riverfront two-bedroom unit, fully equipped for self catering with full bathroom and deck overlooking the river. Main bedroom has a double bed, the second room has twin beds. Linen and bath towels included

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2017   R 1500        
February 2017   R 1500        
March 2017   R 1500        
April 2017   R 1800        
May 2017   R 1500        
June 2017   R 1500        
July 2017   R 1500        
August 2017   R 1500        
September 2017   R 1500        
October 2017   R 1500        
November 2017   R 1500        
December 2017   R 2400        
NOTE: If a search was made without stipulating the month of occupation the rate shown on the search results page is for the lowest cost month and the least expensive room. Where pricing is "per unit" the Average Price Per Person based on maximum occupancy is used for the price range comparison. A search made for Homes and Villas however will always be based on the full daily rate of the unit irrespective of the number of people the unit sleeps.

Rates are deemed correct at time of publication and may fluctuate depending on supply and demand. Establishments maintain their rates online and any differences should be referred to the Establishment's staff. Quotations once accepted are binding.

Rates last updated: 18 January 2017
  • Booking Reliability
  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Average Response Time: 11 hours
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East Coast Resorts Rd, Cintsa, 5259

Map Areena Riverside Resort  in Kwelera  Amatole  Eastern Cape  South Africa

Guest Comments

Beautiful, clean and lots to do. A variety of accommodation
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