Take a drive through the natural splendour of the Garden Route – a luscious stretch of coastline that spans some 300km along South Africa’s Southern Cape region. Whether you’re heading to, or coming from Cape Town along the Garden Route, take time to enjoy your journey by stopping off at the most comfortable self-catering accommodation in Swellendam, Stonehill River Lodge, located right on the banks of the Breede River.
Surrounded by Milkwood trees and giant aloes, this idyllic setting is the perfect pit-stop for families and groups of friends seeking self-catering accommodation in Swellendam. With these magnificent mountain views, waking up in the morning has never been easier.
This lovely self-catering lodge features spacious villas that open out on to beautiful natural surrounds. The emphasis here is on unpretentious luxury and attention to detail. Think open-plan kitchens, sitting areas with floor-to-ceiling windows and inviting indoor fireplaces – a cosy place to cook, enjoy a glass of wine and play a game of Uno. Witness a stunning sunset from the comfort of your private verandah, braai (BBQ) crackling in the background, and a frothing private Jacuzzi ready to melt away your stress.
While staying at Stonehill, be sure to explore the charming, historic town centre, with its museums, quirky stalls, galleries, restaurants and friendly-faced locals. Swellendam holds the distinction of being one of South Africa’s oldest towns and is an easy base from which to explore the surrounding Overberg area.
Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the array of activities on offer, from hiking and biking trails, to picnics in Bontebok National Park, whale-watching and river rafting.
- Portion 12 of Bakkelysdrift, Farm No. 267 (Off N2) Swellendam, Western Cape
- +27 (0)861 010 DHR (347)
- 34.106645S 20.51319E