Areena Riverside Resort

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The Areena Riverside Resort, East London is a four-star resort is a beautiful self-catering resort situated just 26 km from the town.

This family-welcoming Areena riverside resort is the starting point to the Cape Wild Coast. Set on the banks of the Kwelera Tidal River, visitors to the Riverside Resort enjoy breathtaking views, convenient facilities, spacious self-catering chalets and cottages as well as some fun-filled activities.

Areena Resort provides comfortable and well maintained self-catering bungalows. Featuring two bedrooms, the chalets and cottages can accommodate anywhere from one to six guests depending on the accommodation choice. Cottages offer a fully equipped kitchen and a private braai area.

The resort offers beautiful cabins and timber chalets which are perfect for families travelling or groups of friends who are looking for a great place to getaway.

Guests staying in the timber chalets enjoy being right on the river bank where they can view game right at their front door. The resort also offers open plan rooms which can accommodate two guests. These rooms are perfect for couples who want a peaceful escape from life.

The resort offers in-house spa therapists trained to provide only the best treatments and practices, ensuring that guests can relax and unwind during their stay. The spa is open from Tuesdays to Saturdays, on a Sunday treatments can be booked by a particular arrangement. Some of the Spa treatments, for both men and women, include:

The Quays is a family-friendly, fully licensed restaurant which is on the river's edge. It has a private deck which allows guests to sit back and relax while enjoying a lovely meal. The restaurant also features a big screen TV where guests can watch rugby games and is open from Wednesday to Sunday all day.

These activities are all subject to availability and are subject to extra costs.

  • Paintball
  • Obstacle courses
  • Quad biking
  • River cruises
  • Deep-sea fishing
  • 4x4 training
  • Archery
  • Paddle boats
  • Canoeing


  • Fully Furnished Kitchen
  • Selected satellite channels
  • TV

Facilities Available at Areena Riverside Resort

  • Barbeque & braai area
  • Children's playground
  • Conference venue
  • Hotel Bar
  • Parking
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis court
  • Trampoline
  • Volleyball field

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FAQs about Areena Riverside Resort
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Areena Riverside Resort are:

•  Cape Town Reservations +27 (0) 21 794 9050
•  Durban Reservations: +27 (0) 31 941 5945
•  Johannesburg Reservations: +27 (0) 10 446 8045.

Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.

Where is Areena Riverside Resort located?
The address of Areena Riverside Resort is: East Coast Resorts Rd, Kwelera, East London, 5259.