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About Platbakkies Farm Retreat

Situated on the R355 between Springbok and Kliprand, Platbakkies is the ideal stay-over for tourists exploring our very unique region of Namaqualand. As the African sunsets, the Milky Way welcomes you to the most silent night. Soon the farm animals will wake you for another adventurous day.

Our old, but restored farmhouse, offers three double rooms with everything you need for your stay. Our farm kitchen is open for orders or you can suit yourself with self-catering. Guests will have access to anything they would like to explore on our farm. Choose from a range of activities or just calm down and enjoy the farm sounds and atmosphere.

Join the farmer for a day of farming, do a mountain bike trail, go on a game drive, look for a new bird specimen or succulent, relax, and at night we deliver a traditional plate of "Boerekos" if you wish.

Safari: Bring your hiking boots or mountain bike and explore one of our unique and adventurous trails!

Family friendly: Our farmhouse offer a variety of board games and books for family time around the dining table or in front of the fireplace. Take a tour around the farmyard and explore all our friendly farm animals!

Romantic: Want a remote place to celebrate love as the African sun sets on our unbroken horizon? This is it! Come find your love while the Milky Way welcomes you to a most silent night.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 8
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM

Facilities

  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Hiking
  • Wi-Fi
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic
  • Cosy

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Specials

20% OFF Super Summer Special


Stay between 01 Nov 2018 and 28 Feb 2019 and get 20% off.

  • 2 night min stay (check-in between 01 Nov 2018 and 28 Feb 2019)
  • Book before 30 Nov 2018 to receive this special.

Availability and pricing

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  • Platbakkies Farmhouse Sleeps 8 Includes: Self-catering This unit consists of 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, kitchen, lounge, dining area and barbeque facilities. The unit is full... see more Features:  Double beds, Queen beds, Private bathroom, En-suite, Shower only, Shared bathroom see more Double beds, Queen beds, Private bathroom, En-suite, Shower only, Shared bathroom, Mountain views, Fireplace, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Separate toilet, Fan, Heater, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer, Garden views
    from R800 For 2 guests
    • Adults

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      Platbakkies Farm Retreat is 98.5km from the centre of Springbok , the nearest airport 372.6km (Upington Airport).
      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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