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Farmstays| Softwaters Farm Guesthouse | Louis Trichardt, Limpopo, South Africa

Farmstays| Softwaters Farm Guesthouse | Louis Trichardt, Limpopo, South Africa

Stressed out, unnerved and longing for the healing powers of what nature can provide? You’d do well to see out the beauty and peace of Softwaters Farm Guesthouse,  a working farm and place of peace,  drawing wildlife lovers and adventure seekers. The stylish guesthouse lies beautifully at the foot of Luonde Mountain. Cyclists particularly love the guesthouse as there are beautiful forest roads available to use which offer spectacular views over the Levubu Valley. There are also beautiful walks, fishing…

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self catering accommodation | Lismore Farm | Swellendam, Western Cape, South Africa

self catering accommodation | Lismore Farm | Swellendam, Western Cape, South Africa

The Lismore Farm is old and established, having been in the Barry family since 1844. The farm has an illustrious history and when you’re visiting  it can be riveting listening to how it was once used as a horse breeding farm for the Dutch East India Company and other interesting facts. Today the farm is used for dairy and and you’ll find Jersey cows as well as a Nguni herd. The farm is also a member of the Groot Vaders…

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self catering accommodation | Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse | Riebeek Valley, near Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

self catering accommodation | Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse | Riebeek Valley, near Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

There isn’t anybody who doesn’t love the beauty, romance and adventure surrounding a getaway in the Cape Winelands, and Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse is a sought after destination in the Cape Winelands, located on a working farm and game reserve in the Riebeek Valley.  The world is becoming too over populated and busy and guests come to this venue to enjoy a unique peace and quiet. What is so wonderful about Batholomeus is that if you really want to get to…

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Guest farm | Weltevrede Guest Farm | Prince Albert, Western Cape, South Africa

Guest farm | Weltevrede Guest Farm | Prince Albert, Western Cape, South Africa

The Weltevrede Valley in the area of Prince Albert is surrounded by the Swartberg Mountains and every year in Prince Albert, which is an exquisite and enchanting Karoo village, holds the olive festival. There is so much to see and do in this wonderful area, that you will wish you had discovered it much earlier. Prince Albert self catering accommodation is always a sought after option for holidaymakers wanting to experience a true working South African farm holiday. Heaps of…

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self catering accommodation | Klein Karoo Valley Guest Farm | Ladismith, Western Cape, South Africa

self catering accommodation | Klein Karoo Valley Guest Farm | Ladismith, Western Cape, South Africa

More and more people are appreciating the natural and rugged beauty of the Karoo, the distant blue mountains and craggy peaks, the windmills, the cement farm dam, the sheep, the crows sitting on the telephone wires, the intriguing villages and the wonderful silence. Klein Karoo Valley Guest Farm is sought after Karoo farm accommodation. It is situated in the Opzoek Valley which is between Ladismith and Calitzdorp in the Klein Karoo. If you’re looking to be re-energized and have all…

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Self catering accommodation & B&B accommodation | Taaiboschfontein Karoo Farm | Three Sisters, Karoo, Western Cape, South Africa

Self catering accommodation & B&B accommodation | Taaiboschfontein Karoo Farm | Three Sisters, Karoo, Western Cape, South Africa

When you think of Taaiboschfontein Guest Lodge at the foot of the Nuweveld Mountains in the Three Sisters area in the Karoo you think  of a table laden with lamb chops, bobotie and sugared pumpkin, an inviting hot shower and a comfy bed to set you on your way again. Taaiboschfontein is situated between Bloemfontein and Cape Town and is a perfect stopover for anyone who appreciates the peace and beauty of the Karoo. You enjoy true Karoo hospitality too…

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guestfarm accommodation | Weltevreden Farm | near Nieu Bethesda, Eastern Cape, South Africa

guestfarm accommodation | Weltevreden Farm | near Nieu Bethesda, Eastern Cape, South Africa

  There are many people who just can’t get enough of the beauty and stillness of the Karoo and more so intrigue of the Karoo farms. Being able to stay on a South African farm, especially one that dates back to the 1840s is a sure treat, and Weltevreden Guestfarm, a working sheep farm, is just 12.6km from Nieu Bethesda is highly sought after. People with children love coming to the farm because many times the children have never experienced…

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