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Rooderandt Hillside Lodge

23 Reviews
Sleeps 12 in 6 rooms

Rooderandt Hillside Lodge is situated in the picturesque Schoemanshoek Valley near Oudtshoorn and...
Rooderandt Hillside Lodge is situated in the picturesque Schoemanshoek Valley near Oudtshoorn and is surrounded by the enchanting Swartberg Mountain Range. Rooderandt’s raised location offers a spectacular view across the valley and is abundant with indigenous fauna, flora and bird life on its 3.5 hectares of unspoilt land. It is definitely unique with its mixture of nature, culture, 19th century Old World charm and true Klein Karoo hospitality.

The house is a trove of African culture and is stylishly decorated with attention to detail, and furnished throughout with genuine antiques, complimenting a true South African atmosphere. Here décor is character, stretching far back into history with its popular beam reed ceilings, an original 1897 Bolinder cast iron stove and the manor's imposing front door, originally from a 17th century hunting lodge of Simon van der Stel.

The four private cottages combine the old and the new. Each one is individually decorated with genuine antique furniture, 19th century stoves and fireplaces combined with the convenience of air-conditioning. Each cottage is equipped with a spacious private bathroom and has a patio offering unsurpassed views across the valley. The Honeymoon Suite is perfect for a romantic getaway as it is stylish, spacious, luxurious, warm and comfortable. It has a private entrance, plunge pool and private garden.

Another major advantage of staying at Rooderandt Hillside Lodge is the fact that it is situated in the heartland of the area’s attractions, making it an ideal location from which to explore the world-famous Cango Caves, ostrich show farms, wildlife farms and a vast number of other tourist attractions.
from R540

Rosenhof Country House

1 Review
Sleeps 18 in 9 rooms

This 5 Star establishment is situated on the outskirts of Oudtshoorn, on the main road to the Cango Caves. The Victorian Homestead, circa...
This 5 Star establishment is situated on the outskirts of Oudtshoorn, on the main road to the Cango Caves. The Victorian Homestead, circa 1852, has 12 free-standing bedrooms in a courtyard with a swimming pool. The two Executive Suites have their own private pools and all of the rooms are individually furnished with en-suite bathrooms, air-conditioning, TVs, minibars and coffee-making facilities.

Visitors can relax in the cosy pub, take tea in the beautiful gardens, or go for a treatment at the wellness centre which includes a Jacuzzi, sauna, gym and beauty clinic. With its luxurious facilities, excellent service and renowned cuisine, Rosenhof Country House is recognized as one of the finest establishments in the region.
from R2300

Berluda Farmhouse & Cottages

9 Reviews
Sleeps 36 in 14 rooms

Set en route to the Cango Caves, in the picturesque Schoemanshoek Valley, Berluda Farmhouse &...
Set en route to the Cango Caves, in the picturesque Schoemanshoek Valley, Berluda Farmhouse & Cottages is an intimate guest house experience. The ninth generation, Piet and Laura Schoeman, extends a warm welcome and continues the tradition of hospitality offered by mother Rosie. The restaurant offers breakfast and dinner reservations only. Berluda is well known for its authentic South African farm hospitality and traditional South African cuisine.

Individually decorated, the six en-suite bedrooms in the original farmhouse offer homely comforts, air-conditioning and Jacuzzi baths surrounded by apricot orchards amidst lush gardens and a swimming pool. The six self-catering family cottages offer nature lovers ample peace and tranquility in beautiful Karoo surroundings, each with a private braai and Jacuzzi. These units also have access to a swimming pool and children’s playground. Berluda is a must for birdwatchers and hikers. Due to popular demand, we have added two luxury cottages for the discerning traveller. Enjoy the extra comfort and space with breathtaking views of the Swartberg Mountains from the private braai area.

Piet Schoeman runs one of the largest working ostrich farms in the area and was elected the Western Cape’s “Young Farmer of the year 2006”. His wife Laura gives a tour in English, Afrikaans, German and Dutch. This is an experience which is not to be missed. If you are looking for peace and quiet in a beautiful country setting and with fine touches in hospitality, you need to look no further, be our guest at Berluda Farmhouse & Cottages. We will do our utmost to assure the best possible experience in personal service and sincere South African farm hospitality.
from R1240
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Old Mill Country Lodge & Restaurant

14 Reviews
Sleeps 20 in 6 rooms

dinner discount   Our 4-star establishment is surrounded with spectacular bird life, rivers and the foothills of the...
Our 4-star establishment is surrounded with spectacular bird life, rivers and the foothills of the Swartberg Mountains. Enjoy lunch or dinner in our famous á la carte restaurant with a view of the river that crosses our farm. We are situated on the R328, 14 km from Oudtshoorn en route to the world-famous Cango Caves.

You can have lunch or dinner at our restaurant where you can touch and hand feed our game. Our 4-star rooms consist of air-conditioners, TVs and coffee and tea making facilities; book with us for an unforgettable stay.

We are also a working ostrich farm and the children can go fishing, hiking and swimming. We are near the Swartberg Mountains, Cango Caves, Rust en Vrede Waterfall, Cango Wildlife Ranch and the Cango Ostrich Farm.
from R580

De Cango

Sleeps 2 in 1 room

De Cango is a beautiful farmhouse overlooking the Swartberg Mountains, situated about 25 km from Oudtshoorn.

The house...
De Cango is a beautiful farmhouse overlooking the Swartberg Mountains, situated about 25 km from Oudtshoorn.

The house consists of a spacious sleeping area, a private bathroom with a copper freestanding bath, an open-plan living area, and a fully equipped kitchen. Extra beds for children can be added on request.

There is firewood provided for the braai area, and the house is serviced at a nominal fee. Solar power is used for electricity, with gas geysers.

Activities in the area include hiking trails, fishing in the dams and rivers, and visiting the historical sites. The famous Cango Caves is also just a short drive away.
from R800

Klipheuwel Country House

Sleeps 6 in 3 rooms

Klipheuwel Country House is a typical late Victorian homestead that dates back to the feather-boom period of the early 1900's. It is a...
Klipheuwel Country House is a typical late Victorian homestead that dates back to the feather-boom period of the early 1900's. It is a boutique guest house, situated on a working ostrich farm, just 7 minutes drive from Oudtshoorn, direction Mossel Bay/Cape Town. We promise an unforgettable Klein Karoo experience with unspoiled views of the Swartberg Mountains. Spectacular sunsets, starlit skies, tranquil surroundings and a relaxing atmosphere will be the highlights of your stay.

Our rooms are spacious, en-suite and north facing with magnificent views over the Swartberg Mountains. The rooms open onto a wooden deck with a large salt-water swimming pool and gazebo. Each room is individually decorated and designed with a personal touch. The rooms are separate from the manor house and is well-equipped with air conditioning, mini bar fridge, television and other luxury necessities.

The twin room with single beds and en-suite bathroom (shower only) open onto the wooden deck area with salt-water swimming pool and gazebo. The room is equipped with air conditioning, mini bar fridge, tea and coffee facilities, television and other luxury amenities. Linen and towels provided.

The double room with queen-size bed and full en-suite bathroom promises spectacular mountain views and open onto the communal wooden deck area with salt-water swimming pool and gazebo. The room is equipped with air conditioning, mini bar fridge, tea and coffee facilities, television and other luxury amenities. Linen and towels provided.

Our Honeymoon suite with queen-size bed and full en-suite bathroom is equipped with air conditioning, mini bar fridge, tea and coffee facilities, television, and other luxury amenities. Linen and towels provided. As with the other rooms, the Honeymoon suite also open onto the wooden deck area with salt-water swimming pool and gazebo.

Our specialty is our breakfast which is served with personal attention, detail and care. In summer, breakfast is served on the deck next to the swimming pool, overlooking the spectacular Swartberg Mountain Range - known as a World Heritage Site. According to one of our guests - “breakfast is not a breakfast, until you've experienced it at Klipheuwel”

Spend summer or winter on the deck in front of the rooms. Sunbath at the swimming pool, relax under the gazebo, snuggle under a blanket in-front of the fire or experience the breathtaking sunsets of the Klein Karoo while enjoying sun-downers.

The farm offers self-guided walking trails through ostrich camps. A guided farm tour can also be arranged by prior arrangement.

Klipheuwel is owner managed by Laubscher and Elmarie Coetzee who invite you to enjoy their friendly hospitality.
from R1560

Oudemuragie Guest Farm

5 Reviews
Sleeps 26 in 5 rooms

This picturesque farm is situated at the foot of the majestic Swartberg Mountains. In this tranquil and unspoiled nature paradise, guests...
This picturesque farm is situated at the foot of the majestic Swartberg Mountains. In this tranquil and unspoiled nature paradise, guests will experience Old World hospitality. Various accommodation options are available in the cottages which are fully equipped for self-catering.

Oudemuragie offers the luxury choice of five different cottages. All of these cottages are fully equipped and the kitchens are fitted with all the necessary utensils and appliances for effective self-catering. The cottages are very aptly named in true Klein Karoo style - giving each one of them a unique character. Each house is privately situated with its own interesting garden, braai lapa and splendid views. Meals or special dishes are available on order and the swimming pool at the manor is available to guests during the hotter times of the year.

The various hiking trails on the farm meander up the mountainside between huge aloes and across the many perennial mountain streams. The nature lover will enjoy the rare bird and game species, age-old rock formations and diverse vegetation. The clear night sky’s silence and peacefulness makes a visit to this extraordinarily beautiful and serene farm more than a worthwhile experience.
from R550
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    Accommodation near Oudtshoorn

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    La Plume Guest House is a 1902 Victorian homestead, set in the tranquil Olifantsrivier Valley on a...
    La Plume Guest House is a 1902 Victorian homestead, set in the tranquil Olifantsrivier Valley on a working ostrich, alfalfa and vine farm. La Plume commands spectacular views of the Swartberg Mountains and is a place of rejuvenation; an unexpected oasis and a place of opulent indulgence.
    from R1330
    Sleeps 26 in 12 rooms

    14.57km from Oudtshoorn

    Welcome to Tonnelkop Self-catering Units, set in the splendour of the Klein Karoo on South Africa's...
    Welcome to Tonnelkop Self-catering Units, set in the splendour of the Klein Karoo on South Africa's Garden Route between Oudtshoorn and De Rust.
    from R462
    Sleeps 45 in 10 rooms

    32.56km from Oudtshoorn

    8 Reviews

    Toorfontein

    from R2600
    This privately owned, 215 hectare piece of heaven known as Toorfontein lies in a valley surrounded...
    This privately owned, 215 hectare piece of heaven known as Toorfontein lies in a valley surrounded by crimson hills known as Enon Conglomerate Formations. Toorfontein has remained largely untouched with its enchanted fountain still flowing past the campsite as it has for millennia.
    from R2600
    Sleeps 8 in 4 rooms

    29.34km from Oudtshoorn

    Angeliersbosch Guest House is a luxurious self-catering guest house situated on a farm in the...
    Angeliersbosch Guest House is a luxurious self-catering guest house situated on a farm in the beautiful Prince Albert Valley, just a short drive from Prince Albert. The farm is great for jogging, cycling and walking in the vineyards and mountains in one of the safest venues in South Africa.
    from R700
    Sleeps 8 in 4 rooms

    35.52km from Oudtshoorn

    7 Reviews

    Just a short distance into the breathtaking Prince Albert Valley, Bergwater Guest House is situated...
    Just a short distance into the breathtaking Prince Albert Valley, Bergwater Guest House is situated on a 800 ha private estate, some of which is under vines.
    from R580
    Sleeps 6 in 2 rooms

    35.13km from Oudtshoorn

    Aviator Guest House offers you the ideal Karoo landing, with a private airstrip and hangar for your...
    Aviator Guest House offers you the ideal Karoo landing, with a private airstrip and hangar for your plane at the foot of the hills. This modern yet rustic self-catering guest house offers an idyllic retreat with a fusion of country charm and vibrant décor, it has created a rural yet cosy domain, perfect for escaping from it all.
    from R800
    Sleeps 4 in 2 rooms

    35.12km from Oudtshoorn

    3 Reviews

    On the estate we have a fully furnished guest house available on a self-catering basis. It is as...
    On the estate we have a fully furnished guest house available on a self-catering basis. It is as beautiful as it is comfortable, with spectacular views of the Swartberg Mountains, the dam and the orchards.
    from R700
    Sleeps 14 in 5 rooms

    35.35km from Oudtshoorn

    2 Reviews

    Nestled between the majestic Swartberg and Outeniqua Mountains, Madi-Madi Klein Karoo Accommodation...
    Nestled between the majestic Swartberg and Outeniqua Mountains, Madi-Madi Klein Karoo Accommodation offers a secluded bushveld getaway in the remote village of Dysselsdorp in the Western Cape. The luxurious style and wealth of wild life makes this an ideal stay for groups and nature lovers.
    from R1180
    Sleeps 20 in 6 rooms

    29.96km from Oudtshoorn

    1 Review

    Off the Map

    from R700
    Off the Map offers charming country living situated in Matjiesrivier, about 45 km from Oudtshoorn.
    Off the Map offers charming country living situated in Matjiesrivier, about 45 km from Oudtshoorn.
    from R700
    Sleeps 4 in 2 rooms

    28.26km from Oudtshoorn

    1 Review

    Bella de Karoo

    from R700
    from R700
    Sleeps 12 in 6 rooms

    24.54km from Oudtshoorn

    Oudtshoorn South Africa

    Oudtshoorn Country House Accommodation

    Oudtshoorn, the largest town in the Little Karoo, is most well known as the centre of the ostrich farming industry. Taller than many men, these huge flightless birds weigh in at about 150kg and are very fast and – surprisingly – very dangerous. Don’t tangle with one. How embarrassing would it be to have to explain to the guys in the office that, while you were on holiday, a bird kicked you almost to death and you landed up in hospital with broken bones, concussion and a few major lacerations? You’d never live it down. But they are interesting – and delicious. Their almost totally fat-free and cholesterol-free red meat is reputed to be particularly healthy, and is made into a huge range of innovative dishes in local restaurants. The most traditional way to eat an ostrich, though, is in the form of biltong – sun-dried, spiced strips of meat. But, hey. Why eat the bird, when you can wear it?

    Ostrich feathers have moved in and out of fashion a few times over the last couple of centuries but, at their heyday, they were worth more than their weight in gold and they funded the building of some magnificent mansions, which were dubbed “feather palaces” by the envious neighbours. Le Roux’s Townhouse, which is an annex of the CP Nel Museum, is an excellent example of this early form of conspicuous consumption.

    There are also a number of farms where you could watch an ostrich display, learn all about these amazing birds and go wild buying ostrich feather and leather products. The leather has almost overtaken the feathers as a must-have fashion accessory. Distinctively knobbled (how many leathers are plucked?) and very hard-wearing, it’s used to make anything from key rings to full length coats, car upholstery and even saddles. (OK – so far, one rather weird Cape Town polo player has decided that a knobbly ostrich leather saddle is a good idea. But, who knows, it could take off.)

    You could, if you were totally heartless, also ride an ostrich. Sure – they weigh 150 kg and are very strong but – and this is a big but – they have really tiny little ankles so many of the birds that are ridden are permanently injured. Which is not really a problem, as they’re destined to be turned into biltong and handbags, anyhow, but it’s worth thinking about.

    Speaking of handbags, there’s a crocodile ranch just outside the town, and also a “wildlife ranch”, where you can dive with crocodiles from the safety of a cage, see a range of predators, including lions, tigers and jaguars, and you could even – for a price – “adopt” a baby cheetah. While we’re on the animal thing – there’s a bunny farm, where you can pet the angora rabbits and buy lovely soft garments from angora wool, and even a lovely, child-friendly restaurant where you can ride a camel. Camels, fortunately, are renowned for their sturdy ankles.

    The other major attraction in Oudtshoorn is the Cango Caves, which extend for miles into the extensive limestone hills and exhibit beautiful crystal and flow structures. You can do a one hour tour or tackle the more adventurous one and a half hour tour, which includes some tight squeezes.

    One of the best ways to see Oudtshoorn and its surrounds – if you’re relatively energetic – is to do a semi-escorted cycling trip on the Swartberg Pass. You (along with the bikes) get driven to the top of the pass 50km from town, from where you make your own way back. The first 10km is a steep, twisting, turning, incredibly scenic unpaved mountain pass – but all downhill. From there the next 10km is a relatively steep downhill on tar, and the last 30km is mostly downhill or flat.
    En route back to town, you can stop to visit the Cango Caves, the Wildlife Ranch, an ostrich farm, and even stop to ride a camel. A short detour (with some uphills) could take you to a lovely waterfall. It’s a full day ride but – here’s the best part – if you decide you’ve had enough cycling, you can phone to be picked up and only pay a small “rescue fee”.

    There are some great restaurants and a smattering of lovely guest houses. The Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees (Little Karoo National Arts Festival), which is a whole load of fun, is held in April.

    Oudtshoorn, the largest town in the Little Karoo, is most well known as the centre of the ostrich farming industry. Taller than many men, these huge flightless birds weigh in at about 150kg and are very fast and – surprisingly – very dangerous....

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