Belle Rio Lifestyle Estate

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Belle Rio is a beautiful retirement facility on the banks of the Orange River.  We have Independent Living houses, a Frail Care facility, Assisted Living and Alzheimer’s Care. All residents undergo a one-on-one care assessment with a family member in attendance before admission.  The process considers how the resident’s care needs will be met and a comprehensive care plan is tailor-made and can include referrals to other gerontology professionals.   The care management of frail care residents and home services follow the same approach and methodology.

Our Area

Belle Rio is situated in a part of South Africa known as the Green Kalahari.  Towns that form part of the Green Kalahari include Augrabies, Kakamas, Kanoneiland, Keimoes, Pofadder, Postmasburg, and Upington.  We are en route to Namibia and the Fish River Canyon, the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Augrabies Falls and the Spitskop Nature Reserve. Belle Rio and its surrounding areas boast beautiful vegetation and fantastic temperature throughout the year.

Our Estate

Independent living units

32 Bed Frail Care Centre

24 Mid-care units

Home services

Wheelchair facilities

Nature walkways with landscaped gardens


Laundry services

24 hour security

Nursing Standards

Our residents are looked after by our National Nursing Services Manager, our Nursing Services Manager, Sisters, Nurses and Care Workers.

We provide access to a Doctor, Psychiatrist, Occupational Therapist and Social Worker.


Belle Rio prepares and presents the resident’s food as prescribed and approved by our dietician.  Residents receive three balanced meals a day as well as a mid-morning and mid-afternoon snack.  A complete tailor-made menu and healthy balanced cycled meals, ensures that improved diseases and health management outcomes are achieved.  We offer an abundance table which is permanently available for all residents and their guests.