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About Die Laaitjie

Named for the children's 'tag' game, Die Laaitjie is so called as it nestles in the smallest and last of the Dassieshoek valleys in the Langeberg mountains. Despite being so completely remote, the farm is only 7 kilometres from the centre of Robertson.

The style of all the houses is simple and monastic, mostly decorated in an all-white, serene manner. All the houses have stoeps, an internal fireplace, as well as an external braai. There is also a communal swimming pool in the orchards, with a surrounding deck area.

A long, scenic gravel road leads to Die Laaitjie, a 330 Ha working farm that produces fruit and wine in the hand-crafted 'methode ancienne' manner. The farm is situated alone in a bowl made by the surrounding mountains. 25 Ha of the farm consists of peach, pear and apricot trees, all of which fill the valley with colourful blossoms during the spring months.

The mountains themselves are criss-crossed with hiking, walking and horse-riding trails suitable for all levels of expertise. Enjoy a gentle stroll to the river before breakfast, or spend a whole day exploring the ravines. Horse-trailing can be arranged in conjunction with a neighbouring farm specialising in horses.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 11 hours
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 20
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM

Facilities

  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Parking on Premises
  • Cosy

Languages Spoken

  • English

Important Information

Minimum booking of 2 nights.
Check in time is 14h00.
Check out time 11h00.
(On Sundays check out time is 16h00)

Availability and pricing

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Die Laaitjie Map

Die Laaitjie is 5.4km from the centre of Robertson , the nearest airport 143.7km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

Things to do in and around Robertson

Robertson Winery

(1.3 km from Robertson)

1 review

Robertson Winery has a full portfolio of wines produced from the fertile Robertson valley and welcomes visitors to learn more about it's wine culture. The cellar is located in the town of Robertson where it's wines are made from several grape farms...

Springfield Wine Estate

(5 km from Robertson)

1 review

Located in the mountain setting of the Robertson Valley, Springfield Wine Estate prides itself in it's natural and down-to-earth philosophy of wine making. Tasting and sales occur on Monday to Friday, from 8:00 to 17:00, and on Saturdays from 9:00...

Robertson Art Gallery

(1.4 km from Robertson)

1 review

Robertson Art Gallery is a vibrant, contemporary and energetic space exhibiting the work of top South African artists. Be sure to give this gallery a visit if you're in the area, the stunning gallery itself is like an art piece nestled in the...

Arangieskop Hiking Trail

(5.6 km from Robertson)

Arangieskop Hiking Trail is a tough trek up and down the Langeberg Mountain range in Dassieshoek Nature Reserve. The first day starts with a vigorous 9.5 km climb and is followed by an equally challenging 11 km decent the following day. The cosy...