About Die Wa-huis
Die Wa-huis is an historical self-catering cottage located on the farm Matjiesvlei, where farming dates back as far as 1821, which is situated at the foothills of the Swartberg mountains between Calitzdorp and Ladismith. Perfect for a couple, the restored Wa-huis was designed so that guests can enjoy breathtaking views of the lucerne fields, the winding Gamka River and the majestic Swartberg mountain range.
The cottage offers one bedroom furnished with a comfortable double bed and a bathroom with a shower only. A cot is also available on request, and linen and towels are provided. No electricity is provided and a donkey-boiler is used to supply hot water. The kitchen is equipped with a gas stove as well as a gas fridge-freezer, and candles and lamps are also provided. The living room opens onto the veranda, which offers guests lovely views and features a built-in braai area.
Guests looking to explore the surrounds can take a short drive to Calitzdorp, which is known for the production of the country’s best port wines. Various walking trails can be found in the Gamkaberg Nature Reserve, the Redstone Hills and at Retreat at Groenfontein and guests can also enjoy birding or viewing the fynbos of the area.
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Things to do in and around Calitzdorp
(9.5 km from Calitzdorp)
Bôjaankop 4x4 Trail has an amazing history dating back to the 1800s; sharecroppers would drag their bundles straight down the foothills of the Swartberg Mountains. The route follows the Gamka River and offers breathtaking views. The tail is...
(30.5 km from Calitzdorp)
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(29.4 km from Calitzdorp)
Nestled between the Swartberg and Outeniqua Mountains in the Klein Karoo, this remote mountain reserve is definitely worth a visit. Most folk who venture to Gamkaberg Nature Reserve come to soak up the peace and tranquillity. The best season to go...
(30.7 km from Calitzdorp)
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