On a visit to S.Africa we decided to hire a car from Capetown airport and head east stopping at reasonably priced B&Bs. They were all fantastic and so hospitable,often with a winery nearby!
The real jewel in the crown was the Retreat at Groenfontein...way out in the sticks and powered by generator in the evenings......just amazing!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- This award winning destination, is in a 560 hectare nature reserve adjoining the Swartberg World heritage site. It is situated 20 kms from Calitzdorp, 48 kms from the Cango caves and 59 kms from Oudtshoorn. The guest-house offers simple luxury, friendly service, and a relaxed ambiance, with delicious, wholesome meals and caters for vegetarians and food intolerances. Evenings are spent in the company of fellow guests and friendly hosts. In this haven of tranquility enjoy birding at the dams or in the garden, challenging walking trails, relaxing in the lovely gardens, or swimming in the dam, river or pool. Stay a few days and do day outings to attractions in the area, such as ostrich farms, Cango caves, the spectacular Swartberg pass, and others. ... more less
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