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guest house accommodation | Villa Reinet Guest House | Graaff Reinet, Great Karoo, Eastern Cape, South Africa

guest house accommodation | Villa Reinet Guest House | Graaff Reinet, Great Karoo, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Wouldn’t you love to stay in a national monument? You can do exactly that at Villa Reinet Guest House in lovely Graaff Reinet. There is so much to see and do in this area, that many travellers plan on  overnighting en-route down to Cape Town, and end up staying on for a few extra more days.  A visit to the Camdeboo National Park with the Valley of Desolation is high on the list of must-sees in this area. Villa Reinet…

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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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Four star Guest house accommodation | Abbotsbury | Graaff Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Four star Guest house accommodation | Abbotsbury | Graaff Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Exhausted, stress and longing for peace, beauty and the vast stillness of the Karoo? Take a chance on the beauty and luxury of this glorious Karoo holiday accommodation. The main building of Abbotsbury Guest House dates back to 1827 and has been beautifully restored. The accommodation consist of a 2-bedroom cottage and two private suites, all so comfoy that you will feel utterly relaxed at this sought after 4 star Graaff Reinet holiday accommodation. The lovely suites are set out…

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self catering accommodation | Mossievale | Graaff Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa

self catering accommodation | Mossievale | Graaff Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Once you’ve discovered Graaff Reinet, you’ll know why this fascinating town is know as the ‘gem of the Karoo’.  Lying peacefully along the Sundays River, this town, established in 1786, is one of South Africa’s oldest towns  and anyone interested in old architecture will love the interesting old architecture and some of the history attached to it. The town is famous for is majestic 1886 Dutch Reformed Church and has many provincial heritage sites in it as well. Apart from…

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guest house accommodation | Buiten Verwagten Guest House | Graaff Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa

guest house accommodation | Buiten Verwagten Guest House | Graaff Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Graaff-Reinet is a beautiful town in the Eastern Cape Province, and travellers to the town are always fascinated by the magnificent Dutch Reformed Church in the middle of the town which serves as a beacon, directing motorists on their way to coastal destinations. Many make Graaff Reinet their stop over place to break their journey into two days, and end up staying far longer. This is because this lovely Karoo town, one of the oldest in South Africa, has so…

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Self-catering accommodation | Palm Tree Cottages | Jansenville, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Self-catering accommodation | Palm Tree Cottages | Jansenville, Eastern Cape, South Africa

If you want to experience a true Karoo getaway, you’re going to love the Palm Tree Cottages in Jansenville. The town is found north of the Camdeboo, north of the Klein Winterhoek Mountains. Jansenville lies in the heart of the Noorsveld, and area known for its Angora goats and mohair. So Jansenville offers visitors a typical Karoo experience – wide open spaces, starry nights, exceptional hospitality and a unique history with some wonderful Karoo activities. The small town of Jansenville…

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self catering accommodation | Hillston Farm | Steynsburg and Middelburg area, Eastern Cape, South Africa

self catering accommodation | Hillston Farm | Steynsburg and Middelburg area, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Middelburg is a town in the Eastern Cape and Steynsburg is another small town surrounded by mountains and well situated in sheep farming territory.  Steynsburg is a vibrant Karoo town and its not surprising that many properties are being snapped up by people who want to own property in the Karoo and enjoy all the benefits of country living. Between Middelburg and Steynsburg is Hillston Farm, a wonderful place to experience true Karoo hospitality from salt-of-the-earth people. This is a…

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