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About Boskloof Swemgat

Boskloof Swemgat is a beautiful small farm in the unspoiled Boskloof Valley, some 10 km from Clanwilliam and at the foothills of the Northern Cedarberg Mountains.

The farm offers eight self-catering cottages, all situated on the banks of the Jan Dissels River with beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. It is the ideal place for a family getaway or a romantic weekend. Explore the farm roads on foot or mountain bike, fish and swim in the unpolluted river and be awed by the stars in the clear night skies above you.

Make this your base from which to explore the Cedarberg, the coast of Lambert's Bay, Wupperthal, Namaqualand and Clanwilliam, or simply relax and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the nature around you.

  • Response Rate: 98%
  • Response Time: 4 hours
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 40
  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 65 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Wi-Fi
  • No Credit Card Facilities

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans


  • 2 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.


30% OFF Feb Special - 30% off

Stay between 01 Feb 2017 and 28 Feb 2017 and get 30% off.

  • 1 night min stay (check-in between 01 Feb 2017 and 28 Feb 2017)

30% OFF Midweek Special March

Stay between 01 Mar 2017 and 10 Mar 2017 and get 30% off. Valid every Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu. .

Important Information

A breakage deposit of R200 is required on the day of arrival and if there are no damages to the property, the breakage deposit will be paid back by EFT within 7 days of departure.

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Reviews for Boskloof Swemgat

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Ronel Labuschagne, South Africa
21 February 2017

Totallt amazing accomodation, practical and well catered for. Best of all, the tranquility, beauty and peaceful surrounds. Heaven on earth!

Christof Rademeyer, South Africa
09 January 2017

The property has some great views of the farming valley and Ceder Berge. The cottage itself was well equipped and comfortable except for one of the mattresses that was in dire need of replacement (we stayed in Fivaz). The only other issue was a group of crazy loud cicada type insects that luckily stopped at around sunset.

k0bus rossouw, South Africa
19 September 2016

Ons het baie lekker gebly by Boskloof Swemgat (Owen huisie). Dis die ideale plek of af te skakel. Geen selfoonsein, geen televisie. Die musiek van die natuur is ongelooflik. Die gasvryheid waarmee ons ontvang is, het ons laat tuis voel. Skakel af jou selfoon, vergeet van televisie en gesels met jou familie en/of vriende van aangesig tot aangesig. ONGELOOFLIK!

Lynette Cilliers, South Africa
09 September 2016

Huisie goed gelee.Die rustigheid en die voels was tog te lekker.Het dit baie geniet.Dankie Era dat jy al die jacuzzi vir ons aangesit het.

William Thom, United States of America
11 July 2016

We had a pleasant stay at Boskloof Swemgat. Our little chalet, Nenna, was well equipped, very clean and tidy. The surrounds are really beautiful and tranquil. The 10km dirt road that gets you there from Clanwilliam is in very good condition.

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Boskloof Swemgat Map

Boskloof Swemgat is 9.6km from the centre of Clanwilliam , the nearest airport 200.2km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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