Aan de Leisure Blog

Matrieks hou Makietie

Drie van die dames in die Aan de Leisure span het die voorreg gehad om deel te kon wees van hul dogters se matriekafskeid wat op 5 April plaasgevind het. ‘n Matriekafskeid is n spoggeleentheid waar elke matriekulant die geleentheid het om vir die laaste keer saam met die res van die klasmaats te kan […]

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Take it to the Country – Swellendam Winter School

Aan de Leisure is proud to say that we are a part of the Swellendam Winter School. This is a new initiative created by our locals to attract as many visitors to our beautiful town as possible and it allows Swellendammers to show off its breath-taking scenery and wonderfully talented people. The SWS are offering […]

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Taking a Tourist Day

From Swellendam, it’s very easy to go to Cape Town for the day. It’s only 225km one way roughly, depending on where you’re going in Cape Town obviously. Whether you’re going to watch a movie, see a show, shopping, appointments or business, you can pick up take-out and be home in time for dinner right? […]

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Keeping the Balance

“Life is like riding a bicycle, to keep your balance, you must keep moving.” Albert Einstein Here we go again, Another Day, Another Year, Another Challenge, Another Perfectly Great Opportunity For Another Start! With our ever growing company and speciality team, talented people to help lead the charge, we are reaching for the sky, there […]

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The Coronation Double Century

Everyone waits for this event, year in year out; it’s the 26th CDC….wowza!! The Coronation Double Century, IT’S ‘GOOSEBUMPS’ FANTASTIC. Everyone gets busy preparing, there’s an absolute buzz around town and the excitement builds from weeks out. This time of year is always a hoot, everyone gets involved! With our country markets, various marathons and […]

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Splinternuwe Kleinding vir Bea

Beatrice het op die 25ste November geboorte geskenk aan ’n pragtige baba seuntjie met die naam Ronaldo. Beatrice het in 2017 by Aan de Oever begin werk en almal het dadelik van haar gehou. Sy is ’n goedhartige mens met ’n baie groot persoonlikheid wat glad nie huiwer om haar mening te lig nie. Sy […]

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An honor and a Privilege – PART TWO

Fleur Van Eeden, Cathy’s daughter is a pretty special person, she’s our local celebrity, a very successful South African stunt performer. She grew up in Swellendam, 218-kilometers drive from Cape Town. From the age of two, Fleur was climbing trees, in her teens she took up white-water rafting, and horse riding and, as a young […]

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An Honor and a Privilege – PART ONE

Aan de Oever Guest House recently enjoyed the company of two very special visitors. We’d had an invitation to request Cathy Van Eeden from Swellendam Tourism, to come and photograph and do an information blog about our establishment. It was Cathy’s idea to personalise it, by focusing on the people who make it all happen. […]

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Out of a dirty old window at Aan de Eike

Aan de Eike’s building is in full swing. Fienie and I popped to Aan de Eike “construction site” last week Thursday and what a beautiful site it was!! Wolf and his team are breaking down walls and putting in windows. There is dust and cement everywhere you look. It is truly changing by the minute […]

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Day Tripping

‘With my favourite ally, fully loaded we’ve packed snacks and supplies’ Vera Gildenhuys and I, Carol de Bruin attended a Revenue Optimisation Workshop in Hermanus on the 21st of August 2018 with Revenue Resolutions, Theresa Prins and her team. Driving from Swellendam to Hermanus the best route is definitely through Stanford! What a wonderful little […]

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