See below the accommodation that we have loved in our travels to Cape Town, in the Garden Route and around South Africa. Find links to the five activities we rank highest in the Garden Route area as well as general websites that we have found interesting and informative.
Accommodation that we loved in Cape Town
Set in a charming garden, Morningside Cottage is nestled beside Voorspoed Manor House in Tokai. The English garden is home to squirrels and a variety of birds. This renovated Cape Dutch cottage, decorated in a country style offers both tranquillity and modern amenities.
La Villa Belle Ombre
La Villa Belle Ombre is an old Victorian house (build in 1870) located in Tamboerskloof , within walking distance of the centre of Cape Town.
The Walden House
Nestled against the backdrop of the majestic Table Mountain lies The Walden House. Build in 1900, this gracious Victorian home and garden suites, have been restored to it's original splendour and refurbished with the most elegant finishes.
Accommodation that we loved in Garden Route
Skeiding Guest Farm
Skeiding is one of those places that you fall in love with for no reason ... maybe it's the absolute peace and tranquility or the panoramic views of the Langeberg mountains or the bright stars at night or the mouthwatering home cooked food or the goodness of being close to nature
Accommodation that we loved in around South Africa
Le Petit Karoo
Situated on top of a hill of 50 hectares in the stunning Little Karoo near to the town of Oudtshoorn, Le Petit Karoo Ranch welcomes you to relax in a South African nature setting that will stay with you for a long time.
De Denne Country Guest House
This cosy guest house is situated on a working ostrich and alfalfa farm, with some 6,000 ostriches on extensive alfalfa fields, and spectacular views of the Olifants and Swartberg mountain range.
Addo Elephant Back Safaris & Lodge
Back Safaris & Lodge is situated in the pristine valleys of the Zuurberg Mountains, bordering the Greater Addo Elephant National Park. This area is regarded as Africa's most biologically diverse, supporting 4 of the 7 biomes or eco-regions in Southern Africa.
The Vineyard Country House
A four star guest house Lies nestled at the foot of the Langeberg mountain range Four beautifully styled en-suite bedrooms Swimming pool set in the vineyards A vineyard & orchards to wander through Healthy country breakfasts served Activities in and around Montagu.
Our five best Activities
Featherbed Nature Reserve
Featherbed is a privately-owned, registered Nature Reserve and a South African Heritage Site, No.59. It is a pristine piece of paradise situated on the Western Head of Knysna and is accessible by ferry only.
Robberg Nature Reserve
The Robberg Peninsula is a nature reserve and national monument that lies about 8km south of Plettenberg Bay, a prestigious coastal resort on South Africa's famous Garden Route. Follow the airport road from town and look for the turn-off to the left.
Birds of Eden
Birds of Eden, is the Garden Route's very own World class free flight bird sanctuary.
Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre at Plettenberg Bay offers a truly unique Wildcat Experience. Guests are taken on a guided tour to meet captive-bred furry felines, living in a semi-natural environment.
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