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About Marlu Farmstay and Camping

Marlu Farmstay and Camping offers lovely accommodation options, amid the beauty and serenity of the Groot River mountains within the Karoo region. Marlu is a nature-lover’s paradise, situated halfway between Steytlerville and Willowmore, off the R329 with easy access for sedan cars. Whether you’re a hiker, biker, or a 4x4 enthusiast, this Karoo outdoor experience will delight you with its diversity. We offer two spacious, fully equipped restored farmsteads comprising three- and four-bedroom houses where guests can enjoy complete peace and privacy. The houses are fully furnished and include twin and double beds, private bathrooms, and fitted kitchens for self-catering. Two bedrooms, situated in the main farmhouse, are also available and are perfect for families of four. These two bedrooms comprise twin beds and share a private bathroom.Dinner or breakfast options are available, with our famous Karoo cuisine, and the host herself prepares all meals, adding that special, personal touch. Marlu souvenirs, such as caps, mohair socks, home-made preserves, daily baked farm bread, and Karoo barbecue packs are also available.Experience the fresh air, beauty and peace of the Karoo on this multi-faceted working farm, where the safe roads, crime-free environment and healthy climate will be appreciated by city dwellers. Activities include nature walks and hikes, abseiling, bird-watching, star-gazing, fresh water angling, swimming and rowing, subject to rainfall.

Facilities

  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Hiking
  • Wi-Fi
  • Room Service
  • Romantic

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

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Availability and pricing

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  • Main House Room Sleeps 2 Includes: D B & B Rooms / Units: 2 One twin room and one double room located in the Main House, sharing a single bathroom. Free Wi-Fi and DStv available. Features:  Twin beds, Double beds, DStv, Shared bathroom, Mountain views, Balcony/patio see more Twin beds, Double beds, DStv, Shared bathroom, Mountain views, Balcony/patio, Fan, Heater, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Wi-Fi, Internet Connection, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer, Garden views
    from R1500 For 2 guests
    • Rooms Adults
      • Private Wild Campsite Sleeps 4 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 10 The camping site is ± 2.4km away from the main house.The camping site is situated on the river bed at the foot of the... see more
        from R375 For 2 guests
        • Rooms Adults
          • Zandkraal Farmstay Sleeps 9 Includes: Self-catering This unit is ideal for large families and includes four bedrooms comprising two double beds and five single beds, as... see more Features:  Twin beds, Double beds, Shared bathroom, Mountain views, Fireplace, Balcony/patio see more Twin beds, Double beds, Shared bathroom, Mountain views, Fireplace, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Separate toilet, Single beds, Fan, Heater, Tea and Coffee Facilities, No Smoking in Rooms
            from R800 For 2 guests
            • Adults
              • Farmhouse Sleeps 8 Includes: Self-catering Fully equipped self-catering farmhouse comprising three bedrooms with double and twin beds, a bathroom with a toilet... see more Features:  Twin beds, Double beds, DStv, Bath only, Shower only, Shared bathroom see more Twin beds, Double beds, DStv, Bath only, Shower only, Shared bathroom, Mountain views, Fireplace, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Fan, Heater, Television, Satellite TV, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Wi-Fi, Internet Connection, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer, Garden views
                from R800 For 2 guests
                • Adults

                  Reviews for Marlu Farmstay and Camping

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                  David Hearn
                  22 August 2017

                  Facilities are short if the accommodation is full.

                  Patricia Warner, South Africa
                  26 April 2016

                  We spent a delightful night under the full moon with only the sounds of birds and insects. This is a delightful, rough, peaceful, beautiful campsite. The hosts are very gracious and hospitable. They know exactly what is needed to make camping comfortable and fun. We made good use of the ample wood supply in the fire pit and donkey.Thanks for sharing your farm.

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                  Marlu Farmstay and Camping is 36.4km from the centre of Steytlerville , the nearest airport 194.2km (Port Elizabeth Airport).
                  *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling