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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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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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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