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Wi-Fi Free access in lounge area
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RIVERSDALE .... has something for everybody and visitors are warmly welcomed by its friendly residents. A flourishing country town situated on the N2 highway between the Langeberg mountain range and the sea, and within easy reach of surrounding towns, Riversdale makes an ideal stop over or base for exploring the area. Riversdale's ideal location gives it the advantage of being within a few kilometres of seaside towns such as Still Bay and Witsand and also an excellent base for one-day trips to explore the variety of natural beauty, interesting places, charming 19th century restored houses, breathtaking hiking trails and exquisite mountain scenery with activities such as 4x4 routes, abseiling alongside waterfalls, horseback safaris, hang gliding, fishing and water sports.
Nestled at the foot of the Sleeping Beauty mountain peak - a well-loved landmark which never fails to capture the imagination -Riversdale has earned its name of the Floral Paradise of the Garden Route because of the abundance of indigenous flora - referred to as Fynbos - which covers the mountains and surrounding areas. This floral rainbow is in full bloom throughout the winter months.
The bustling and expanding business centre with a clustering of large chain stores and banks, services residents, shoppers from the surrounding towns and tourists.
With farming being the main industry, activities include wheat and grain, fruit, cattle and dairy farming, sheep, ostriches, export flower farms and honeybush tea production. Riversdale has an all year round moderate climate with rainfall throughout the year.
Riversdale also has a rich cultural heritage and various historical landmarks which are a must for every visitor to the town.
In Room Facilities:
Complimentary Coffee & Tea Tray
Flatscreen 32" TV
Boosmansbos Wilderness Area lies in the beautiful Langeberg Mountains, over 14 000 hectares that is, in turn, part of the Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve. It is regarded as a hiker's domain, a great space in which to scale peaks to reach views that are virtually unsurpassable
Garcia's Pass links the towns of Riversdale and Ladismith in the Karoo. Back in the old days the only route through the Langeberg Mountains was via the Plattekloof Pass, something of a detour for farmers who wanted to reach Riversdale and subsequently Mossel Bay for trade.
Garden Route Game Reserve situated in the heartland of the world famous Fynbos Botanical Route, welcomes you to the majestic beauty that fauna and flora has to offer. Come and view the Big Five (still in small family numbers) at Garden Route Game Reserve, in a malaria free environment,
The new Garden Route National Park, established by SANParks and also known as GRNP, spans an impressive 121 000 hectares and includes the existing Wilderness and Tsitsikamma national parks, the Knysna Lakes area and roughly 52 000 hectares of newly proclaimed land.
Lying in the heart of the Langeberg Mountains, roughly 22 kilometres north-west of Heidelberg in the Cape Overberg, Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve is exactly as its name denotes - a wonderful large section of forest - 250 hectares of the largest remaining example of indigenous forest in the Langeberg.
The Swartberg Nature Reserve lies in the Oudtshoorn district between the Great Karoo and Little Karoo, bordered by the Gamka River in the west and the Uniondale / Willowmore road in the east. The Swartberg Reserve encompasses 121,000 heactares of mostly state-owned land.