R800 nightly for the rondawel.
Budget Getaways Review
Surrounded by indigenous trees and birdsong, a tranquil lily pond to the front and a pretty view onto the valley, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better spot to get away from it all.
It gets even better, though. The entire smallholding is smothered in swathes of pristine fynbos, with hiking trails and farm strolls high on the activity agenda.
To satisfy any urban craving, the quirky named village of Baardskeerdersbos is five kays down the drag, while Gansbaai and Stanford are a short drive away - 24km and 42km, respectively.
Not yet convinced? In that case, let's take a closer look.
The rondawel is elegantly furnished with simple country pieces; whitewashed walls and timber floors add to the charm.
A Queen bed graces the main bedroom - an ensuite bathroom (shower only) leads off from here. The front door opens to a patio with outlook onto the pond.
Separate from your sleeping quarters is a fully equipped kitchen, with gas stove and cozy dining area for two. There’s a braai area outside and timber deck.
The unit is powered by gas and solar - thankfully there's not a TV in sight.
At R800 nightly it's not the cheapest of Budget Getaway options, but in our book still worth the spend. You be the judge.
A combo of simple cosy charm and picturesque setting, this little rondawel is the kind of spot where the rest of the world no longer really doesn’t matters… Start packing.
"Loved our weekend at Tierfontein Rondavel! Really hope to visit again soon. Super romantic."
(Lisa Graham, visited March 2020)
(John vd Berg, visited Nov 2016)
"My boyfriend and I needed to find ourselves. With nature all around, walks, fresh air or just sitting on the stoep and admiring the view, braaiing outside (loved the separate kitchen) staying in the spacious rondavel with such a beautiful interior, the shower with the trees and leaves in view - we found ourselves."
(Tania Bester, visited Aug 2016)
"A magical few days spent in utter beauty and peace. The cottage is cozy, the views are so uplifting, the walks just glorious. Couldn’t wish for a better break."
(Julie Carlisle, visited June 2016)
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