Accommodation & Itinerary shortlist incorporating the interest: Country Hideaway

These stays are “off the beaten track”; on the country side and/or in a small town; remotely (situated) in nature somewhere – away from the busy city atmosphere…

This shortlist includes ALL properties and itineraries in South Africa & Namibia (with reference to your chosen interest). For a specific AREA/ TOWN search, please click here…

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SeeBreez Guesthouse

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7 Km outside George (Garden Route; Western Cape; South Africa) at 135 Eagles Dive, Le Grand Estate

Imagine yourself staying on the edge of this planet here at our guest-home ‘SeeBreez! Come alive in your dreams again, as you enjoy the beauty of the sea and the Outeniquan Mountains. Situated with full view of the Indian Ocean you will find ample space to write your novel, life story, time to reflect or contemplate your next step in life. Refresh your mood and energize your spirit, soul and body as you envelope yourself in the beauty of comfortable and spacious rooms and indulge yourself in some lovely home-made meals.

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Forest Edge Nature-lovers Retreat, Knysna

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22 km outside Knysna, Rheenendal Road, Farm 118, Knysna, Garden Route, Western Cape, South Africa

Experience Tranquillity, Romance & Privacy in nature at one of South Africa’s BEST nature-lovers’ retreats. Forest Edge is the winner of almost a dozen national and international awards. Experience sundowners with fireflies and cosy log-fires; the magic of the Knysna Forest with birds, game, secluded rock pools, forest walks & biking trails…

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Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse

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1.3km From Hermon on Elandsberg Farms; which is right in the center between Riebeek Kasteel (11km), Wellington (23km) and Wolsely (25km). Western Cape, South Africa

Bartholomeus Klip is a charming small hotel for only 16 guests on a working wheat and sheep farm just over an hour away from Cape Town.There is a 4 000 hectare fynbos nature reserve, with a spectacular backdrop of mountains, to be explored on game drives or by mountain bike, and beautiful gardens with a unique swimming pool. The food is renowned, with lavish brunches and high teas, and a gourmet three-course dinner. The separate Wild Olive House, with its own swimming pool, can be hired on a self-catering or full-board basis.

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Orange Grove Farm

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Orange Grove Farm, Noree District, (<19km from Robertson), Breede River Valley/ Route 62, Western Cape

Orange Grove Farm is a working wine and olive farm situated in the heart of Robertson’s valley of wine and roses. The farm is less than two hours from Cape Town and is the ideal place to relax and rejuvenate.

Orange Grove Farm offers something different and unique. Their private cottages are also ideal for romantic couples who prefer breathtaking views on a country escape, away from it all…

Majestic mountains, crystal clear waterfalls, and abundant fauna and flora – at Orange Grove Farm guests can discover the wonders of nature, choose from a vast range of outdoor activities, or succumb to the peace, quiet and tranquility.

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The Hideaway – Swellendam

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10 Hermanus Steyn Street, Swellendam, Overberg, Western Cape, South Africa

At the start of the Garden Route, you will find “The Hideaway”, elegantly tucked away in Swellendam. You will be welcomed with “old world charm & rustic luxury” in a quiet and peaceful atmosphere. Your hosts, Stephen and Jackie, offer genuine personal service with homemade food. You will testify after your visit that this was not only real value for your money, but indeed a very special stay… Children of all ages are welcome! We encourage you to read further….

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Whalesong Lodge – Gansbaai

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83 Cliff Street, De Kelders/ Gansbaai, Cape Whale Coast/ Overberg, Western Cape, South Africa

The small & intimate Whalesong Lodge overlooks the picturesque Walker Bay coast line in Gansbaai. They offer fantastic land based whale watching with views stretching from the white sand dunes of “Die Plaat” (past Hermanus) all the way to Cape Point! They are an excellent option for weekend breaks, since they are only two hour’s drive from Cape Town. Note: Gansbaai is also World renowned for its Great White Sharks and we highly recommend doing a Shark Cage Diving Tour while visiting Whalesong Lodge… We’ve done it and it’s LifeChanging!

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Self Catering Family Bonding Time (±9 Nights)

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“Creating special memories”… This holiday itinerary is all about family bonding time with outdoor activities; … privacy; … safety; … “off the beaten track” nature experiences and comfortable (farm & nature reserve) self catering accommodation at reasonable rates for family budgets… This specific holiday will take you to the wild and unspoiled Biedouw Valley of [...]

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Country Life (± 12 Nights)

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Meet the locals, experience South African culture, be blessed by a piece of heaven on earth! This suggested SELF-DRIVE itinerary will take you to the out-and-about treasures of the Western and Northern Cape of South Africa.

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A Romantic Self-Catering Celebration (± 12 Nights)

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Looking for a flawless romantic breakaway? Look no further! Specializing in romantic breaks & honeymoon holidays, LifeChanging Holidays has years of experience in planning the perfect holiday for you & your partner. This Romantic Self-Catering Celebration (which can be customized in longer or shorter versions), capture the essence of Romance. We have thought of everything: [...]

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Come to your Senses (± 12 Nights)

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Take a break, before YOU break and “Come to your SENSES!”… SEE: And experience the mighty ocean (with the occasional friendly whale & dolphin to greet you) right from your room. TASTE: The best of South African Cuisine & Wines HEAR: Noting but stillness and the sounds of wild animals from a distance FEEL: Be [...]

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