Life’s a Beach

2018-10-18T13:47:08+00:00Oct 18th, 2018|

Life’s a Beach 4 Science-backed reasons why spending time at the beach is good for your body and mind…Summer is around the corner and it’s nearly time to pack away the Winter woollies and dust off our beach towels for another sunshine season. We are very lucky at Pine Lodge Resort to enjoy a uniquely serene stretch of coastline within the access-controlled Cape Recife Nature Reserve. A beach free from the buzz of tourists and locals who tend to find themselves, seemingly all at once, strolling down the beaches further East. This got us thinking about why people are so drawn to the sea, and we stumbled upon some exciting new research. As it turns out, spending time at the beach can have real benefits for your mind and body, and it’s got a lot to do with our senses. Check out these 4 benefits of spending your time sea-side. SEEBlue doesn’t make you blue In this modern age of advertising, it’s common knowledge that colours can effect our mood and evoke differ..

Cape Recife’s Wild Side

2018-10-11T14:23:38+00:00Oct 11th, 2018|

Cape Recife’s Wild Side Take a Walk on the Wild Side…Whether you’re a local or an out-of-towner, you may think you already know all the best places to go and things to do in this buzzing metro.But if you’re in the mood for something off the beaten track, away from the tourist attractions or local hot spots, then keep reading! Because we’re about to explain why you don’t have to look further than your doorstep to find a cure for your wanderlust. The Hidden Gem that is Cape Recife Nature ReserveBordering Pine Lodge Resort, the 366 hectare reserve offers some of the most unspoilt beaches and incredible views in Port Elizabeth. It is home to SANCCOB, sea bird rehabilitation center, where visitors are invited on an up close and personal tour of the facility. You’ll see the wonderful work this team does in caring for and rehabilitating the clumsy but lovable African Penguin, as well as other marine birds such as Gannets, Oyster Catchers and Seagulls. When you’re ..