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Guest house accommodation | Melrose Guest Farm | Graaff Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Guest house accommodation | Melrose Guest Farm | Graaff Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Graaff Reinet is the oldest town in the Eastern Cape and the fourth oldest in South Africa and has more than 200 buildings claimed as National Monuments. What people love about this old town is that it has retained its old world character, and small wonder it is known as the ‘gem of the Karoo. Melrose Guest Farm warmly invites you to stay with them while you stop over en-route to Cape Town or extend your stay even longer. This…

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Hotel accommodation | Montagu Country Hotel | Montagu, Western Cape, South Africa

Hotel accommodation | Montagu Country Hotel | Montagu, Western Cape, South Africa

Montagu is a gorgeous village lying between the Keisie and Kingna Rivers. Just two hours drive from Cape Town, many people love to escape to Montagu from the busy city and get the relaxation they need. With beautiful mountain views and sparkling healing hot springs, holidaymakers to this Western Cape holiday destination are always in for a treat. While you are here, you have to try their hot mineral bath which is great for those with sore muscles and arthritis….

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Self catering accommodation | Mountain Pastures Game Lodge | Uniondale, Western Cape, South Africa

Self catering accommodation | Mountain Pastures Game Lodge | Uniondale, Western Cape, South Africa

If you want to experience true beauty, then Mountain Pastures Game Lodge should definitely be on your ‘places-to-visit’ list. More and more people are wanting to experience the therapeutic value of the Karoo. That wonderful peace is a tonic to the mind and the body. Mountain Pastures Game Lodge is nestled in the De Hoop valley between the Kouga and Honniball mountains, 18 kilometers from Uniondale and on the doorstep of a world heritage site Baviaanskloof. There is so much…

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3-Star Self Catering Accommodation | Sandy’s Place | Barrydale, Western Cape, South Africa

3-Star Self Catering Accommodation | Sandy’s Place | Barrydale, Western Cape, South Africa

The Karoo is becoming more and more popular as people are looking at places that can offer them a complete break from city life. Known for its magnificent vast open spaces and fresh air, the Klein Karoo town of Barrydale enjoys the best of the Karoo in that on the one side it has the dry and arid Klein Karoo, and on the other side lush valleys.  Sandy’s Place is a perfect luxurious y home from home self catering venue…

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Self catering accommodation | Trymore Cottage | Graaff Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Self catering accommodation | Trymore Cottage | Graaff Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Once you arrive at Trymore Cottage, a sumptuous tea awaits you and then you can go on a tour of the farm’s fossil collection. It’s difficult to say which time of the year is best to visit Wellwood Farm, but one thing is for sure, nature has got some wonderful surprises for you whenever you’re there. The Merino stud farm itself is a true South African Karoo farm, which is 30km north of Graaff Reinet. It is an ideal stop-over…

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Self catering accommodation | Huisie Ommie Hoek | Uniondale, Western Cape, South Africa

Self catering accommodation | Huisie Ommie Hoek | Uniondale, Western Cape, South Africa

  Many people love old things from the past as they came from a time of peace and harmony. This charming house from the 1800s in Uniondale, Western Cape is a wonderful reminder of the good old days. The house is fully furnished and is well situated in a quiet street in Uniondale. Many travellers on their way down to George stop over in Uniondale for petrol or they arrive late in the town and don’t wish to travel on…

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B&B self catering Accommodation | Red Stone Hills Holiday Farm | Oudtshoorn, Western Cape, South Africa

B&B self catering Accommodation | Red Stone Hills Holiday Farm | Oudtshoorn, Western Cape, South Africa

If you want to enrich your travel experience, like many travelers before you, you will delight in your time at Red Stone Hills Holiday Farm. The Karoo is salt-of-the-earth country, and if you long to escape the city and become part of a true productive African farm then this it it. You are promised tranquility and spectacular views of vineyards, river and red stone hills. Red Stone Hills Holiday Farm is highly recommended by AA Travel which means you can…

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