Riversdale Oakhurst self-catering units
 To make a reservation enquiry, click on the "reservation" button at the bottom of the page.
Welcome to Oakhurst self-catering units in the garden route, Riversdale. Experience traditional country hospitality at its best!

Treat yourself to a stay in our spacious self-catering units where our attention to detail will ensure a restful stay. Come and enjoy peace and tranquillity in our garden with exquisite mountain views. (See separate web page for our luxury manor house on same premises)

The quite relaxed atmosphere of the self-catering units and manor house is ideally suited for the tourist or business traveller. Safe play area/ jungle gym in our garden as well as an enclosed swimming pool makes Oakhurst the ideal family getaway or overnight destination

Facilities include: swimming pool, ladies bar, in and outdoor braai facilities, children's playground, secure private parking on property and credit/debit card facilities are available
Oakhurst offers three luxury, fully equipped, air-conditioning, self catering units in a garden setting
Oakhurst offers three luxury, fully equipped, air-conditioning, self catering units in a garden setting
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Activities:
Fishing The mouth of the Gouritz River serves as a Mecca for anglers, and also offers safe bathing, a tidal pool and excellent boating facilities on the lagoon

Game Viewing Gouriqua/Reins Nature Reserve: Extremely rare floral species and bird life

Hiking Trails Mont Blanc Adventure Farm: surrounded with fynbos, ancient cliffs, waterfalls and indigenous forests, the farm offers 4 x 4 routes, abseiling, rock climbing, survival games, horse back safaris and hiking trails.

Other Activities Riversdale's main advantage in the tourism sector lies in its location within a few kilometres from seaside towns like Stilbaai and Witsand. At Witsand you can experience whales frolicking in San Sebastian Bay. Visit the last hand-operated Pontoon in the country at Malgas, and/or a free-range ostrich farm in the district.

You may wish to take a picnic to the De Hoop Nature Reserve. Sight-seeing trips to the forgotten little hamlet of Vermaaklikheid - and the historical monument seaside village of "Puntjie". The "Mountain Trail" at Swellendam and the famous "Groot Vadersbos" Trail at Heidelberg are also popular destinations.

It is also an excellent base for one-day trips to explore the region's natural beauty and variety of interesting places
 
Rates:
Season Single Double
In season R 350.00 R 250.00
Out season R 300.00 R 225.00
Add person R 50.00 R 50.00
Remarks: Rates are per person sharing.R50 per child per night Breakfast available @ R40 pp. Dinner on request.

Oakhurst offers three luxury, fully equipped, air-conditioning, self catering units in a garden setting. One self-catering unit is designed to meet the special needs of the physically disabled. All rooms have a choice of twin or king sized beds, TV with MNet and shared DSTV, a fully equipped kitchen and a patio braai (barbecue). Other features: All have sleeper coaches, fire-place, fully equipped for self-catering, pets by arrangement, airconditioning, barbeque, facilities for disabled,, video channel, internet access available, radio, safe parking, cell reception, hair dryer, security fence and access control, linn, towels supplied, cleaningservice and pets by arrangement
Rooms include :   Yes  Yes   No  No
Phone No
Television Yes
Radio Yes
Heater Yes
Roof Fan Yes
Airconditioner Yes
The Manor House on same premises has ladies bar and breakfast is available
The Manor House on same premises has ladies bar and breakfast is available
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Nearest Town:
Riversdale
Distance: 0km
Police: Yes
Hospital: Yes
RIVERSDALE is jealously guarded on the northern side by the towering Langeberg Mountains with the landmark "Sleeping Beauty" peak that never fails to capture the imagination. A scenic route through Garcia Pass brings you to the Klein Karoo and the interior. Several seaside towns are within a few kilometres of Riversdale. ALBERTINIA is every eco-tourist's dream, offering a multitude of magnificent scenic views at the Gouritz River, along the sea and coastline, a variety of mountains and hiking trails, and a town with an enchanting, old-world atmosphere

RESERVATIONS: Make a reservation enquiry (this is only an enquiry) by clicking on the reservation icon at the bottom of this page or contact the Farmstay reservation office: 039 313 0608 or phone August after hours on 082 882 7475. E-mail enquiries to August at august@farmstay.co.za
Tourist attractions in the area.
Visit: Churches & Residences: some dating back to the 18th century: Zeekoegat (1795), St. Matthews Church (1856), Old Prison (1859), Old Toll House (1856). Korente / Vette River Dam: offering water sports and hiking trails

Riversdale boasts a rich cultural heritage, especially in the fields of art and literature. Impressive examples of SA art can be viewed at the Julius Gordon Africana Centre, which houses a private collection of antiques and art works.

PLACES OF INTEREST IN ALBERTINIA CLOSEBY

Aloe Factory - the only factory in South Africa where the aloe juice and gel are extracted from the Aloe Ferox plant and then exported for use in the manufacturing of medicine. A high quality skin range is also produced from the gel Die Poort Wine Farm and Cellars outside Albertinia, with a fine selection of wines and dessert wines. Wine-tasting facilities, cellar tours and restaurant on the farm (bookings essential).

Bungi-jumping and bridge swinging seven days a week and on public holidays at the Gouritz River Gorge, about 14 km from Albertinia on the N2 to Mossel Bay.


The Menu
Breakfast available in Manor House on same premises. Fully equipped for self-catering

Farm Details
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A bit about your hosts:
Willie and Samatha are your hosts Come and enjoy peace and tranquillity in our garden with exquisite mountain views
Come and enjoy peace and tranquillity in our garden with exquisite mountain views
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How to get there:
Route map supplied when reservations are made.

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One of the bedrooms (small pic) and collage of others and kitchen (large)
One of the bedrooms (small pic) and collage of others and kitchen (large)
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   Safe play area/ jungle gym in  garden as well as an enclosed swimming pool
Safe play area/ jungle gym in garden as well as an enclosed swimming pool
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