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R950
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Aloe Cottage

Darling, Western Cape

Luxury cottage on the outskirts of the village - in Darling

Located within a small fynbos estate of ten houses on the outskirts of the village, Aloe Cottage offers arguably the best views and, rand for rand, the most luxurious self-catering stay in Darling.  Hogging a good position at the edge of the estate, th...

From
R450
per unit

Alpha Excelsior Guest Farm & Winery

Clanwilliam & Cederberg, Western Cape

Wine farm on the edge of the Cederberg Wilderness area with two cottages, two farmhouses and seven equipped caravans - 27km from Clanwilliam, over the Pakhuis Pass

Tucked away in a secluded area known as “Agter Pakhuis”, a rugged landscape of craggy mountains, which bursts into colour during flower season, Alpha Excelsior sits on the boundary of the Cederberg Wilderness area. With this in mind, it goes with...

From
R330pp

Assegai Rest

Robertson, Western Cape

Relaxed four-bedroom farmhouse on a small farm in the picturesque Klaasvoogds valley - 15km from Robertson

Fifteen kays from Robertson and tucked at the foot of the Langeberg Mountains on a 12ha tract of fertile farming land, Assegai Rest is a down-to-earth escape from your usual humdrum of city traffic and yapping neighbourhood pooches. Circled by pretty surrou...

From
R2400
per unit

At Rivers Edge

Stanford, Western Cape

French-Provencal-styled cottage on the banks of the Klein River - in Stanford

You’ve just finished Peter Mayle's In Provence… a small French village, rambling countryside, a picturesque cottage under moss-covered terracotta, children skipping around the garden, lilting laughter following in their wake…   Good...

From
R350pp

Babylon's Tower Cottage & Shepherd's Hut

Hermanus, Western Cape

Private farm cottage and shepherd's hut with open views over the Hemel en Aarde valley - 15km from Hermanus

Big on farm vibe and gob-smacking mountain vistas, this one will have you in it's grip in no time. Whether you're opting for the Cottage's long voorstoep spilling gentle Hemel en Aarde vistas, an elegant understated interior of muted tones, exposed beams and...

From
R390pp

Bergen Dam Cottage

Bredasdorp, Western Cape

Large dairy farm with a secluded renovated worker's cottage - 17km from Bredasdorp

Bergen Dam is a very nicely renovated worker's cottage sitting stoksiel alone on the foothills of the Soetmuisberg mountains. The uninterrupted views spilling out from all sides of the cottage include wide open stretches of undulating veld, low-slung mount...

From
R250pp

Beyond the Moon Guest Farm

Wilderness, Western Cape

A 24ha family-friendly farm in the beautiful Outeniqua foothills with five self-catering cottages - 15km from Wilderness in the Hoekwil area

This beautiful spot in the majestic Outeniqua’s is no Dark Side of the Moon. In fact, a few days at Beyond the Moon Guest Farm is guaranteed to bring back the sparkle and have you, err... shining on like a crazy diamond. Spread across 24ha of lush gr...

From
R300pp

Bibi's Joy

Swellendam, Western Cape

'Rustic-modern' solar powered cottage in a secluded setting outside Suurbraak village - Suurbraak (20km from Swellendam)

Let’s set the tone with a recent guest comment: “If you need peace and tranquility away from the city bustle, this is the place to go. Rustic, comfortable, serene... after one day you don't want to leave.”  Another one:  "It...

From
R200pp

Blommekloof Country Cottages

Mossel Bay, Western Cape

Farm along the Robinson Pass with a three-bedroomed cottage and a two-bedroomed 'eco' cottage - 35km from Mossel Bay (& 55km from Oudtshoorn)

Sixteen hectares of lush mountain paradise along the off-the-beaten track Robinson Pass, Blommekloof offers two, off-grid, stand-alone farm cottages, namely Old Cottage (sleeping up to 10) and Sunflower Cottage (sleeping six). Both are pet-friendl...

From
R750
per unit

Blue Gum Cottages

Bonnievale, Western Cape

Farm along the Breede River with two laid-back cottages - 5km from Bonnievale

About 5km out of Bonnievale, Blue Gum Cottages is a laid-back and family-friendly spot with two cottages spread along the banks of the Breede.   First off is Blue Gum Cottage itself - a private and rustic cottage tucked, as the name suggests, in the sh...

From
R2500
per unit

Bonamanzi Adventures Campsite

Worcester & Hex Valley, Western Cape

Private riverfront campsite with equipped kitchen and braai lapa. - Along the Breede River, 18km from Worcester

As the old real estate saying goes, "location, location!" This couldn’t be closer to the truth than at Bonamanzi Adventures. What we’ve got here folks, is a campsite just made for an en-masse camping weekend of note! Booked exclusively, meaning i...

From
R4000
per unit

Bonamanzi Adventures Lodge

Worcester & Hex Valley, Western Cape

Spacious lodge on the river banks with equipped kitchen and braai lapa. - Along the Breede River, 18km from Worcester

This great group getaway really is a family and friends adventure in the making. Rigged out to sleep a few families or a bunch of friends looking for a chilled spot surrounded by nature, Bonamanzi sits right on the banks of the Breede River, just on 15 ...

From
R280pp

Bonfrutti

Bonnievale, Western Cape

Farm at the foot of the Langeberg mountains with a traditional farmhouse and three cottages - 20km from Bonnievale

Situated at the foot of the dramatic Langeberg mountains, off the R60 between Montagu and Swellendam, Bonfrutti offers wholesome country living on a fruit and wine farm, with oodles of fresh country air and clear mountain streams, topped off with c...

From
R680
per unit

Bordeaux River Cottages

Bonnievale, Western Cape

Three timber cottages with own jetties on the banks of the Breede River - 8km Bonnievale

Surrounded by orchards and vineyards in the broad Breede River valley, and eight kilometers from Bonnievale, lies the farm Bordeaux and its three rustic timber cottages. It's the type of weekend spot you’ll find yourself lazing about on your wooden de...

From
R140pp

Breede Escape

Bonnievale, Western Cape

Two equipped river camps on a working farm on the banks of the Breede River - 15km from Bonnievale

This excellent group getaway, comprising two separate River Camps with mini reed-and-thatch huts and a lapa / kitchen area at each camp.  Situated along the Breede River between Bonnievale and Swellendam, the River Camps are booked exclusively...

From
R4700
per unit

Breede River Queen

Malgas, Western Cape

Spacious and charming home on the banks of the Breede River - 5km from Malgas

Old Queen E and her entourage of corgis wouldn't scoff at this Breede River beauty. Especially not after the gushing feedback coming from the commoners who've already graced its halls. “We had such fun staying in the gorgeous, comfortable house.”...

From
R350pp

Bronze Grove Farm

Barrydale, Western Cape

Farm just outside Barrydale with three luxury cottages - 2km from Barrydale

A mere 2km from Barrydale and tucked into a corner of the Langeberg foothills that incorporates a chunk of the scenic Tradouw Pass, Bronze Grove Farm will appeal to couples and families looking for an exclusive self-catering escape. River Ikhaya (...

From
R990
per unit

Clouds End Cottages

Hermanus, Western Cape

Three characterful cottages with mountain vistas on a fruit farm in the Hemel en Aarde Valley - 11km from Hermanus

Clouds End Farm (11km from Hermanus) gets its name from the wisp of cloud that so often blankets the tallest peak of Babylon’s Toring. Not only might this creamy wisp be a familar sight on your weekend visit, but so will the awesome mountain views and...

From
R400pp

Corgi Park

Stanford, Western Cape

Beautifully appointed three-bedroom house on the banks of the Kleinrivier - in Stanford

Stylish, spacious and charming, with lawns nibbling the banks of the Klein River, Corgi Park is a three-bedroom home on the outskirts of Stanford village - a kinda getaway the urban monarchs and their trusty pooches will feel quite at home in. On the s...

From
R395pp

De Melkportaal Cottage

Bredasdorp, Western Cape

Rustic-luxury cottage in a picturesque farm setting - 17km from Bredasdorp

Surrounded by gum trees and fronted by generous green irrigation fields, De Melkportaal Cottage is your go-to for a rustic-luxury weekend on a real macoy dairy farm in the Overberg. Starting with what to do while you're there, the options are the ...

From
R100pp

Die Houthuis, Die Wyntenke & A Snoozer's Cottage

Bonnievale, Western Cape

Persimmon, pomegranate and grape farm on the Breede River, with a rustic barn overlooking the water, a casual house set 200m back and a converted wine cellar for groups, parties and families. - 7km from Bonnievale

As far as rustic weekend getaways go, Die Houthuis is the last of a dying breed – a place where not even Triple-X Gel can keep the hair up. It’s the oldest getaway in Bonnievale, dating back to 1968 when the Milnerton Jewish Guild sold what was t...

From
R300pp

Elands Bay Guesthouse

Elands Bay, Western Cape

Three spacious self-catering houses/units 200m from the ocean, offering a variety of options for both small and large groups - in Elands Bay

Finding decent accommodation in Elands Bay is like finding the proverbial needle in a haystack. For the moment don’t even bother looking at the paltry alternatives – head straight to Elands Bay Guesthouse. Backdropped by mountain, and with neig...

From
R425pp

Elephant Rest Forest Cottages

Knysna, Western Cape

Two timber cottages set on a smallholding at the edge of the Knysna forest - Rheenendal (25km from Knysna)

Down the Rheenendal road and nibbling a fringe of gorgeous Knysna forest, this pair of timber abodes on a smallholding has already generated its share of gushing feedback. But two examples: “Go for yourself, you won’t be disappointed!” &ldq...

From
R280pp

Fairfield Mountain Cottages

Ceres, Western Cape

Large fruit farm with three private mountain cottages - 6km from Ceres

Fairfield takes the form of three tastefully renovated cottages at the foot the Skurweberge Mountains, on 100 hectares of working fruit farm, with breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and the Ceres valley. From the vantage point of your vine cove...

From
R1000
per unit

Fernhill Guest Farm Cottages

Knysna, Western Cape

Four self-catering farm cottages on the forest edge - in Rheenendal (20km from Knysna)

Life slows down as you turn onto Highway West, a beautiful country road, leading you to Fernhill Guest Farm, which is situated just outside Knysna in the rural area of Rheenendal. This area is known for its proximity to the Goudvelde area of the Knysna ...

From
R1200
per unit

Fossil Hills Farm Accommodation

McGregor, Western Cape

Fossil-rich farm outside McGregor with nine private cottages and two sprawling houses for groups - 3km from McGregor

Up for a few days in the fossil-filled koppies of McGregor? Stone Cottage, Aloe Cottage, Lavender Cottage, Lemon Tree Cottage, Pinotage House, Tango Guesthouse and now the recently added two sleeper options: Albatross, Bateleur, Crane, Do...

From
R300pp

Geelbos Cottage

Greyton, Western Cape

Renovated labourer's cottage in secluded farm setting - 19km from Greyton and 20km from Caledon

Geelbos Cottage is a secluded renovated labourer's cottage on a typical Overberg farm at the foot of the Kleinswartberg mountain.  This white tin-roofed cottage lies about 1km from the main homestead and consists of two bedrooms and a sm...

From
R250pp

Journey's End

St Helena Bay, Western Cape

Two-sleeper garden unit overlooking farmland and the ocean - 5km from St Helena Bay

West Coast hospitality at its finest, Journey’s End is a neat and tidy little getaway run by super-friendly and helpful host Christa. This compact little unit is semi-detached from the main house, but with its own private entrance and enclosed garden,...

From
R500pp

Keurkloof Karoo Cottage

Matjiesfontein, Western Cape

Karoo sheep farm with a 'rustic-luxury' cottage - 10km from the village of Matjiesfontein

Lying just off the N1 and only 10km from the pleasures of Matjiesfontein, Keurkloof is a massive Karoo farm offering a self-catering weekend at its soul-soothing best. A charming cottage, refurbished and decorated with a perfectionist's eye, is provided to...

From
R325pp

Klein Paradijs Country Retreat

Gansbaai, Western Cape

Estate with four rustic cottages and nature reserve - 21km from Gansbaai

21km from Gansbaai, just across the way from Pearly Beach and set amidst swathes of fynbos and grassland, Klein Paradijs, as the name suggests is just that, paradise! Recognised as a voluntary conservation site by Cape Nature, the pristine surroundings are t...

From
R450pp

Klein Watervalplaas

Hermanus, Western Cape

Smallholding in the Hemel en Aarde Valley with three cottages - 23km from Caledon (& 30km from Hermanus)

Geez, talk about setting the bar high! If the gushing and poetic feedback we've received on Klein Watervalplaas is anything to go by, this getaway spot in the Hemel en Aarde Valley is a Budget gem.  For the full unabridged versions check out the commen...

From
R1200
per unit

Kleine Morelig

Arniston (Waenhuiskrans), Western Cape

Three bedroom cottage on a working farm near Arniston - 15km inland from Arniston

Situated alongside a grove of blue gums, surrounded by oodles of open space, Kleine Morelig is a renovated cottage, on a working Overberg farm, just a short drive from Arniston. Simple and easy going in terms of layout, Kleine Morelig has had a makeover, in...

From
R500pp

Klipfontein Keep

Cape Agulhas & Struisbaai, Western Cape

Newly-restored spacious four-bedroom farmhouse on a 1600ha working farm - 10km from Cape Agulhas

Meticulously restored and framed by typical Overberg countryside of rolling wheat and canola, this gorgeous thatched farmhouse is ready and waiting 10km inland of Struisbaai and Agulhas. Deriving it’s name from the Middle English word “kype&rdq...

From
R200pp

Kliphuis on Kleinfontein

Tulbagh, Western Cape

Farm with a rustic stone cottage spilling mountain and valley views - 10km from Tulbagh

Set on the working farm Kleinfontein, along the lower slopes of the Winterhoek Valley, this little stone cottage offers a package of rustic simple living and 360-degree mountain vistas. About 10km from Tulbagh this 30ha farm also offers plenty in the way of...

From
R375pp

Klondyke Cherry Farm

Ceres, Western Cape

Cherry farm with 3 cottages and an 8-stand campsite - 30km from Ceres

Yep, a real cherry farm in our backyard, in unspoilt mountain country 30km from Ceres. The landscape is alluring and the cottages have good potential, but there is a health warning attached: Klondyke alternates between a wilderness getaway and Adderley Str...

From
R150pp

Kouga Wildernis

Baviaanskloof, Eastern Cape

Historic farm bordering the Baviaanskloof, with a farmhouse, two cottages, a campsite, a bush camp, and an equipped caravan - 28km from Joubertina in the Kouga mountains

Now here’s a getaway where you can really escape in the true sense of the word - over 3000ha of historic Langkloof farm bordering the majestic Baviaanskloof Mega Reserve, 28 kays from Joubertina.  Kouga Wildernis has been farmed by the Ferre...

From
R750
per unit

Kruisrivier Gallery Apartment

Calitzdorp, Western Cape

Farm setting with a funky Karoo studio apartment - 28km from Calitzdorp (and 48km from Oudtshoorn)

The setting? Gorgeous Klein Karoo, minus the harsh edges: early morning cows on their way to be milked, the sounds of phlegmatic tractors and the occasional farm bakkie; open vistas of tobacco fields and the looming Swartberg peaks. Your hosts? Phyllis, a ...

From
R665
per unit

Lancewood TiPi Lodge

Robertson, Western Cape

Three TiPi camps on a small farm in the picturesque Klaasvoogds Valley - 15km from Robertson

Fifteen kays from Robertson and tucked into the slopes of the Langeberg Mountains on a 12ha tract of fertile farming land, Lancewood TiPi Lodge is a down-to-earth escape from the usual city humdrum. Circled by pretty surrounds crammed with hiking and mounta...

From
R400pp

Langrug Lodge

Cape Agulhas & Struisbaai, Western Cape

Farm on the Soetendalsvlei with a secluded traditional cottage - 15km from Cape Agulhas

Nearly a decade on the block and we have finally discovered a perfect reason to spend an entire weekend on the southern tip of Africa: Langrug Lodge. The brochure calls it “a perfect peace (sic) of Africa,” and for once, the blurb is spot on &n...

From
R1100
per unit

Lantern Cottages

Swellendam, Western Cape

Two charming garden cottages on a quiet street in Swellendam - In Swellendam

Neatly tucked away in a lush garden setting within walking distance of the centre of town, Lantern Self Catering Cottages offer two lovely little character cottages, privately positioned and perfect for a night or three as a base from which to explore the su...

From
R400pp

Lazy Leopard Forest Retreat

Knysna, Western Cape

Forest setting with two romantic 'bush huts' and a house - 15km from the centre of Knysna

Situated just off the scenic Rheenendal country road, Lazy Leopard offers three very appealing options: two romantic 'bush huts' called Forest Moon and Starry Forest and the larger Blue Hills Cottage.  Forest Moon and Starry Forest are open-plan, ...

From
R300pp

Matjiesvlei Guest Farm

Calitzdorp, Western Cape

Historic farm with six rustic cottages and a campsite - 13km from Calitzdorp

Now, here's a farm spilling rich history and Karoo character. Matjiesvlei goes right back to 1821 and has been in the same bloodline ever since - today it's farmed by 5th generation Bennie Nel and his wife, Selma, and judging by their towering sons, the bato...

From
R3000
per unit

Miskloof Farm

Ceres, Western Cape

Converted barn on a 1000ha farm - 50km from Ceres

Does your family suffer from one of the following?: 1) Pooch digging holes under the Vibracrete fence 2) Kids building a BMX track in the lounge 3) Hubbie trading in Rooi Roos for Wegbreek. If the answer is 'Yes' to any of the above it's time to stop, consi...

From
R340pp

Oakhurst Farm

Wilderness, Western Cape

Historic Farm with a rustic-romantic cottage, six family cottages and nine newly-restored family units - 20km from Wilderness

Sitting high above the Wilderness Lakes in rural Hoekwil, Oakhurst Farm has got the getaway recipe down to a tee: Plenty of good ol’ farm fun, clean country air, and a platter of rustic-luxury accommodation that will knock your socks off.  The Fo...

From
R150pp

Ons Karoo Plaas

Laingsburg, Western Cape

Rustic campsite, permanent tents and backpackers accommodation on a Karoo farm. - 50km from Laingsburg along the R323 towards Seweweekspoort

Situated in Karoo heartland country, 50km from Laingsburg along the road heading towards Seweweekspoort, Ons Karoo Plaas is a quirky and rustic, no-nonsense getaway for bikers, explorers, travellers or just about anyone wanting a budget stop over while ...

From
R800
per unit

Paddahoek Cottage

Vermaaklikheid, Western Cape

Restored stone and thatch cottage in a rural setting - In Vermaaklikheid

Paddahoek could be the quintessential English choc-box abode. Thick stone walls, neatly thatched roof and cottage-pane windows. A few things set it apart though. For starters, the surrounding renosterveld vegetation which forms its setting, then you’ve...

From
R300pp

Petersfield Mountain Cottages

Citrusdal, Western Cape

Citrus and Rooibos tea estate with four rustic-luxury cottages - 6km from Citrusdal

Both Dassieklip Luxury Farm Cottage and De Kom Mountain Cottage have become something of legends on the self-catering map – thanks in no small part to a mix of great setting, attention to detail, and a professional (yet relaxed) host. So successfu...

From
R365pp

River Edge Accommodation

Ceres, Western Cape

Riverfront farm close to Bainskloof with five comfortable stone cottages and a campsite overlooking the water - 26km from Ceres (& 27km from Worcester and 26km to Wellington)

You’ve been living life on the edge lately - late boozy nights, work deadlines, domestic chaos, the general humdrum of life in the fast lane. Maybe what you need is a change of edge to hang out on? In this case it's River Edge, a tranquil escape with...

From
R1400
per unit

River Farm Cottage

Citrusdal, Western Cape

Secluded off-the-grid cottage below Cederberg cliffs - 25km from Citrusdal

If seclusion, off-the-grid living (no Eskom), and total escape from humanity are high on your wishlist, then River Farm Cottage has your name written all over it! This wonderful cottage sits in the shadow of towering Cederberg cliffs, with the Threeriv...

From
R250pp

River Magic Cottages

Vermaaklikheid, Western Cape

Four spacious designer cottages appointed in a pastoral and river setting - on Vermaaklikheid outskirts (& 35km from Riversdale)

The name isn’t an exaggeration – both the setting and the gorgeous abodes, Backtrack, Glory Be, Base Huis, and Deck Plek are magical. Set 300m from the river, Backtrack is an architecturally-styled stone, thatch and glass cottage in a tranq...

From
R600
per unit

Riverbend Cottage

Napier, Western Cape

Two-bedroom cottage in a rural setting just outside Napier - 1km from Napier

Sitting in a quiet rural setting just outside Napier, with an outlook from the voorstoep of pastures dotted with neighbouring farm animals, Riverbend ticks all the right weekend boxes.  The cottage is newly built, spacious and airy thanks to large...

From
R850
per unit

Riversong Farm

Stilbaai, Western Cape

Farm along the Goukou River with two timber chalets - 12km from Stilbaai

Riversong Farm is your classic Huck Finn getaway. The gentle flow of the Goukou River easing through a lush valley, birdlife galore (hence the name) and the farm itself - a rural bliss spread over 175ha soft-combo-craggy landscape. Life happens around the ...

From
R200pp

Rockhaven Farm

Porterville, Western Cape

Mountain farm with two cottages and a farmhouse - 25km from Porterville

Like a number of surrounding getaways, Rockhaven has the unfair advantage of being nestled among the spectacular Groot Winterhoek mountains. In this case, two comfortable cottages (Lavender and Erica) with very reasonable price tags provide your weekend...

Rondeheuwel Guesthouse and Ouwerf Venue

Arniston (Waenhuiskrans), Western Cape

Farm with a spacious house and function venue - 9km inland from Arniston

Having recently enjoyed a make-over, along with the addition of the new Ouwerf Venue, Rondeheuwel now makes the idyllic spot to head for for that big family function or birthday bash. The venue is a gorgeous blend of laid back farm style, with a vintage twis...

From
R750
per unit

Rooiheuwel Noord

Caledon, Western Cape

Sheep and dairy farm with a row of three rustic cottages - 3km from Bot River and 30km from Caledon

Rooiheuwel-Noord is a sheep and dairy farm found off a pleasant dirt road cutting through green folded pastures.  Set on a hill below an impressive mountain, the guest cottages are a close-knit group of three renovated labourer dwellings - so think abo...

From
R1800
per unit

Rustic Hideaways @ De Werf Country Estate

Hermanus, Western Cape

Four traditional farm cottages and one modern house on a Hemel en Aarde Valley farm - 11km from Hermanus (along the R320 towards Caledon)

Beautifully positioned amidst the rolling hills of the Hemel en Aarde Valley, Rustic Hideaways not only lies within easy reach of Hermanus, but is also within easy strike of a platter of quality wine estates, good mountain bike trails and some gobsmacking sc...

From
R450pp

Simonskloof Mountain Retreat

Montagu, Western Cape

Eco-friendly, mountain getaway with three cottages & a small campsite - 50km from Montagu

Described in the brochure as “your-down-to-earth-mountain-retreat”, Simonskloof is special – thanks to a remote setting and lovingly-restored accommodation. Access to Simonskloof is courtesy of a rough farm road jutting off the gorgeous Koo...

From
R1600
per unit

Snyderskloof Karoo Cottage

Matjiesfontein, Western Cape

Sprawling Karoo farm with a secluded rustic-luxury stone cottage - 24km from Matjiesfontein

Just in from a happy visitor to this diamond in the Karoo dust: “Everything was perfect. If you just want to get away from the city, Snyderskloof’s got it all. No electricity, beautiful surroundings and very romantic.” As far as romantic,...

From
R250pp

Somerset Gift Getaway Farm

Swellendam, Western Cape

Beautiful valley farm at the foot of the Langeberg, with a river and dams, a farmhouse and four rustic-luxury cottages - 16km from Swellendam

Somerset Gift Getaway Farm nestles in a beautiful valley bordering the foothills of the majestic Langeberg Mountains, just 16km from Swellendam. Combining an idyllic and peaceful setting, with stunning mountain views and green pastures dotted with Hereford...

From
R600pp

Southern Yurts: Forest View Yurt

Caledon, Western Cape

A unique canvas and wooden framed yurt on a guest farm with mountain and valley views and a wood-fired hot tub - 16km from Botrivier, along the Van der Stel pass

If you’ve never heard of a Yurt before, don’t fret china, you’re not alone. This isn’t something us Souf Efricans have seen much of, because down here camping is still a Bear Grylls affair of punctured blow-up mattresses, paper-thin s...

From
R425pp

Southern Yurts: Yurt Camp

Caledon, Western Cape

Two fully-equipped yurt camps within the Diepklove Nature Conservancy - 16km from Botrivier, along the Van der Stel pass

Now, with the “glamping revolution” all the rage, even the slickest of city slickers is opting to try a night or two under canvas. But what about those looking for something a little “off beat” within the realm of cushy camping. Well ...

From
R900
per unit

Steenbok House

Hermanus, Western Cape

Semi-detached two bedroom apartment within easy reach of the town centre - In Hermanus

Situated on a quiet street, within a gentle stroll from the centre of Hermanus. Steenbok House is a first floor, semi-detached four-sleeper, offering plenty of privacy from the main house on the property. The unit consists of two bedrooms, making it id...

From
R1500
per unit

Stok & Hoed

Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape

10 sleeper beach house in the heart of Natures Valley - In Natures Valley, 34 km from Plett

Now who doesn’t love a Garden Route beach holiday? But let’s face it, finding anything in Plett or Knysna that’s low-key, chilled and not on the front cover of Visi Magazine isn’t that easy these days. It’s just that folks, whic...

From
R1000
per unit

Stone Stables, Darling

Darling, Western Cape

Converted historic stone stable in the village - in Darling

The origins of this funky and romantic getaway stem back to 1925, when it served (as the name implies), as a stable and then as a jail, mopping up the overflow from the local prison! Evidence of this colourful history can still be ...

From
R165pp

Suikerbossie Guest Farm

Ceres, Western Cape

Working farm in the Koue Bokkeveld with 15 campsites for tents/caravans, three self-catering camps and a wooden cabin - 89km from Ceres with short gravel section (& 24km on rough dirt road from Citrusdal)

Suikerbossie has evolved in massive leaps and bounds since the Captain Getaway and his trusty hound, the Budget Brak, first visited a few years ago. What started out as a rough and ready experience is now the ‘safari getaway’ of the Koue Bokkevel...

From
R750
per unit

Swaynekloof Farm

Caledon, Western Cape

Farm in Botrivier Valley with four rustic cottages and a luxury family home - 31km from Caledon (and 5km from Botrivier)

Here’s a fuel-friendly escape from the Mother City - a laid-back farm 5km from Botrivier that ticks most boxes for a family or group of friends. Besides easy proximity to Cape Town, what we have here is 149ha of prime real estate tucked into the gentl...

From
R350
per unit

The Cabin at Bibby's Hoek

Knysna, Western Cape

A rustic two-sleeper wooden cabin on the edge of the Knysna forest - in Rheenendal (22km from Knysna)

Simple in character and aimed at the budget-conscious traveller, The Cabin is a cozy little abode on the indigenous forest fringe outside Rheenendal - 22km from Knysna CBD. Scouting around the online reviews, you'll find a healthy dose of glowing feedb...

From
R800
per unit

The Place

Ladismith, Western Cape

Nature lover's retreat in the Klein Karoo, with two private self-catering units - 30km from Ladismith

One hundred hectares of wide open Karoo vlakte, huge skies, the gentle flow of the Touw River, two finely-tuned accommodation options, your gregarious host Lizelle... The Place ticks a whole lot of getaway boxes that will appeal to a broad range of personali...

From
R250pp

The Southern Beach House

Cape Agulhas & Struisbaai, Western Cape

Rustic family beach house close to the southernmost tip of Africa, within Agulhas National Park - 5km from Cape Agulhas

29 Pondokkie Street is a rustic seaside holiday house in Suiderstrand, which falls within the Agulhas National Park. The house is circled by fynbos and the lilting sounds of birdlife, with great views stretching into the blue yonder. The pebbled musical be...

From
R1900
per unit

Thorn & Feather

Vermaaklikheid, Western Cape

A cluster of exclusive stone cottages and communal living area overlooking the Duiwenhoks River - on the outskirts of Vermaaklikheid (& 35km from Riversdale)

You know you're onto something good when you pry open the tap and the glowing reviews come flowing fast and furious. “Thorn & Feather is the perfect escape...” “The perfect place to get away from it all...” “What a magical p...

From
R280pp

Umshanti

Swellendam, Western Cape

Small private resort on the Buffeljags Dam, with seven simple cottages for groups, a romantic timber cottage for couples, three camping sites and mini conference venue - 12km from Swellendam

Man, for a moment forget the fantastic view over the glistening dam and Langeberg peaks, we can't stop staring at that green grass. How do they get it like that? Bert from Admin says he's tried it all - pig manure (supplemented by Canus monstrus), ...

From
R1000
per unit

UnderHill Farm

Grabouw & Elgin Valley, Western Cape

Smallholding with a farmhouse and three cottages set under oak trees next to a stream - 27km from Grabouw (and 17km from Villiersdorp and Botrivier)

An easy-to-reach bolthole from the Mother City, UnderHill Farm offers a soothing setting under giant oak trees and a poplar-lined river bank. Totally off-grid and solar-powered, the farm lies just off the Van der Stel Pass, 17 kays from Botrivier village an...

From
R175pp

Van Zylsrust Country House

Bonnievale, Western Cape

Farm with a sprawling and good value historic farmhouse - 18km from Bonnievale

This is the ideal group getaway. Combining a mix of several architectural styles - a bit of old Cape Dutch, a bit of Victorian - the house was built in the late 1920s. It's a real macoy traditional farmhouse, combining a total of six bedrooms and t...

From
R250pp

Wayside Inn

Wilderness, Western Cape

Historic farmhouse on a farm near Hoekwil above Wilderness - Hoekwil (17km inland from Wilderness)

Hosting guests is nothing new at the Wayside Inn; in fact back in the late 1800’s this popular refuge saw many a weary traveller dismount, hang up the leathers and tuck into a hearty meal washed down by copious volumes of ale - or so we presume given t...

From
R270pp

Wegbreek

Bredasdorp, Western Cape

Renovated labourer's cottage on an historic Overberg farm - 15km from Bredasdorp

Once home to the farm hand of Middeldam Plaas, this little worker's cottage has been spruced up, and together with its big sister, Middeldam Plaashuis, offers an authentic Overberg farm stay. Ideally suited to a small family or for the overflow of a large ...

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