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About River's Rest

River's Rest is a comfortable self-catering house that lies just 200 m away from the river in Bushman’s Village, Eastern Cape. The beach and river mouth are approximately 300 m away and are well worth a walk.

River’s Rest can comfortably accommodate up to 14 guests and comprises of a house and outside cottage. The main bedroom contains a queen-size bed and has doors leading to an outdoor shower. The second and third bedrooms each contain a double bed, and the third, fourth and fifth bedrooms each contain twin single beds. The outside cottage features a king-size bed and a shower en suite.

The kitchen is well-equipped for self-catering and includes a large refrigerator, a stove, kettle, two toasters, a microwave and a deep freezer. In addition, there is also a washing machine and tumble-dryer. The comfortable lounge area includes a TV, surround sound system, and the house has two dining rooms, each with a large dining table and chairs. DSTV is available, you will need to bring your decoder and card.

There is a large entertainment room and outdoor area with a large braai area, pool table and table tennis table, and the long driveway offers sufficient parking space for up to four cars.

Family friendly: The house offers a great selection of books as well as an indoor games room with a pool table and table tennis.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 29 hours
  • Minimum stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 14
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Satellite TV*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans


  • AA Approved
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

The balance is due no later than one week prior to arrival. If you wish to make use of the DStv, you must provide your own decoder and smart card. We recommend that you provide your own drinking water, however the tap water can be used for cooking. Rates shown are the minimum tariffs due per night and vary according to the number of guests.

River's Rest Rooms

River's Rest Map

River's Rest is 0.2km from the centre of Bushmans River Mouth , the nearest airport 121km (Port Elizabeth Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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Bushmans River Mouth

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(1.3 km from Bushmans River Mouth)

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Joan Muirhead Nature Reserve Trails

(1.9 km from Bushmans River Mouth)

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Kariega Beach

(2.3 km from Bushmans River Mouth)

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