Bonnievale Accommodation

Asher Riverside Cottage

Asher Riverside Cottages offers the perfect location for a relaxing family farm break-away or holiday. Asher Riverside Cottages have 4 private self-catering cottages beautifully situated amongst the vineyards on the bank of the Breede River overlooking the Langeberg Mountains. All 4 cottages offer a big stoep with braai facilities and magnificent views of the Breede River and the Langeberg mountains. A lounge with fireplace & TV, fully equipped kitchen, 2 bathrooms (1 with shower only and 1 with bath and shower) 2 bedrooms with queen bed in each. And open loft with 4 single beds. Sleeps 8. Linen and bath towels provided. 2 hour drive from Cape Town. 18km from Bonnievale 28km from Swellendam For the fisher man there are a variety of fish in the river including 2 specimens of carp & 2 specimens of bass. Swimming in the river is allowed. Each cottage has a canoe. From the cottage it's possible to paddle about 1.5km in both directions, a lazy voyage taking in rich birdlife The cottages are on a working wine farm and you are welcome to join Dickter on his routine visits to the sheep farm about 3km away for a farm tour. There are lambs in season and a whole different bird life including the Blue Crane. From the sheep farm you have access to a different part of the river with outlook on the waterfall. Sit on the stoep, put your feet up, relax, enjoy the peace and tranquility and share our dream with us! Dickter, Ada, Pieter & Johannes de Wet Please note: No Quad bikes and power engines allowed!!!!!! Sorry, credit cards not accepted

Boesmansdrift Farmhouse

Boesmansdrift, where you can experience your dreams of a country life, and the friendliness of the Bonnievale community! Relax in our fully furnished self-catering farm house, (which sleeps 8), nestled along the Breede River and surrounded by fruit orchards and vineyards. Guests are assured of a blissful stay and lots of lovely things to do. It's just a 1.4 km walk or drive through fruit orchards to the river - bring your fishing rod or canoe. Explore the nearby wine farms and cheese producers, pick fresh fruit in season or just soak up the peace and quiet of farm life. Bonnievale is one of the most beautifully situated towns in the Western Cape. Lying on the banks of the Breede River, it is surrounded by the Langeberg Mountain Range in the north-east and the Riviersonderend mountains in the south-west. Self catering farmhouse / fully equipped kitchen Sleeps 8 (2 double & 4 single beds) bedding & towels provided 2 bathrooms (one with shower & one with shower and bath) living room with cozy fireplace outside "built-in" braai on patio SABC 1,2,3 & ETV

Otter's Bend

There is a land where juicy grapes grow, purple and green, and a majestic chain of mountains dominates the scene! Truly an apt description of the view from Otter's Bend cottages. Situated on the edge of our wine and fruit farm dam, the cottages have easy access to the Breede River and are only 14kms from Bonnievale. Ibis and Heron cottages are ideal for a relaxing few days or a family holiday. Also perfect for groups of up to 12 people. This is a popular cycling and wine tasting area with excellent cellars nearby. River boat trips, horse riding, 4x4 trails, rock climbing, golfing and many other activities are within easy reach. Enjoy a sundowner on the patio while starting the barbecue. Firewood is provided. Facilities include: 2 self catering cottages to accommodate 6 persons each containing a main bedroom with double bed and second bedroom with 2 sets of double bunk beds, sleeping 4 persons (these are especially for adults to ensure maximum comfort). Adequate heating for the colder days. Private bath and shower with separate toilet in each. Spacious comfortable lounge with panoramic views, fireplace and TV. Fully equipped with linen, crockery and cutlery.

Span Spek se Plek

COTTAGE NO 1 -  Nearest to the mountain named Maraai se Plek. The cottage runs on gas for cooking on a 2 plate burner, the fridge and for hot water. Solar lanterns are provided to beat Eskom with their erratic supply. A double bed in the one bedroom and 2 x 3/4 beds in the other bedroom. There is a large lounge and outside braai. 2 cases of firewood are provided, with firelighters. There is one bathroom with a shower and a good size kitchen with a Dover stove. COTTAGE NO 2 -  This cottage has a large black fig tree which gives good shade and very good figs in season. 2 bedrooms and one shower room. Please note that this shower room leads off the 2nd bedroom. A double bed in the one bedroom and 2 x 3/4 beds in the other bedroom. There is a communal area with easy chairs, the kitchen and dining room and a Dover stove. There is also and outside braai area. The cottage runs on gas for cooking on a 2 plate burner, the fridge and for hot water. Solar lanterns are provided to beat Eskom with their erratic supply. COTTAGE NO 3 Piet's se Plek - This cottage sleeps 2 in a double bed. It is small romantic and cosy. It has a couch/3 sided cot. It has an ensuite shower and toilet small kitchen with a Dover stove. cum dining area. There is a little veranda on the outside and a braai area. COTTAGE NO 4 Isak se Plek -  This cottage sleeps 2 people. It has a lounge, kitchen / dining area. This Cottage has a double bed in the main bedroom and a sleeper couch in the lounge. Inside there is a Dover stove as well as a 2 plate burner and an outside Braai. It is private with good views into the mountain. COTTAGE NO 5 - This cottage has 2 bedrooms with bathrooms en suite. A open plan kitchen, dining room and lounge, with a large outside veranda with enclosed braai. A great sit out area to chat and eat and rest. There is a double bed in the one bedroom and 2 x single beds in the other bedroom. The cottage is private and in the shade of 3 large trees. Cottage 6 BERGE TOE -  Views to the mountain from this cottage gave it the name Berge Toe The cottage runs on gas and electricity Large Lounge/Dining room with fireplace Huge Kitchen with inside Jetmaster Braai and an outside deck. Bedroom 1 has a queen size bed Bedroom 2 has a queen size bed extra space for a cot Bedroom 3 has 2 single beds Bathroom with toilet, basin and bath. In the lounge area there are 2 x 3/4 pull-out beds 2 children Outside there is a nice bathroom with basin toilet and shower There are another two rooms each with 2 single beds Outside under the oak trees is a braai area and large lawn with a spotlight. SPOT ON- COTTAGE NO 7 - This Cottage is newly built. Next to a dam with large mouth Bass. It has 4 bedrooms and 2 Jack and Jill Bathrooms with a "sitz" bath in each as well as the shower. The cottage runs on gas for the geyser, stove and fridge. Night time it has solar on lanterns and candles. It is large and comfortable, and the same quality as a luxury guesthouse. There are queen size beds in 2 bedrooms and three quarter beds in the other 2 rooms. The cottage looks into the mountain. Open plan kitchen, dining room and lounge with a fireplace. Large deep veranda with braai area. A very well equipped cottage.

Nearby Accommodation

Excelsior Manor Guesthouse

Grandeur, spaciousness, comfort and serenity - the attributes of a palace, however large or humble the size of the kingdom. If you have ever felt the need to experience a palace in the Breede River Valley, Excelsior is opening its doors to you. The farmhouse has been restored to its former glory and now has nine luxury en suite bedrooms prepared for the guest lodge. The large garden offers many old trees, roses and even a rose maze. Enjoy scrumptious breakfasts before going on excursions, or enjoy activities such as fishing, birding, walking or wine tasting on the farm. Days can also be spent around the pool with breathtaking views of the vineyards, the Langeberg and splendid sunsets. Or why not take a golf cart up into the hills and enjoy a sundowner with a view of the whole valley. A dinner in the opulent dining room would be the perfect way to end this wonderful day. We regret no children under 12 allowed.

Pat Busch Mountain Reserve

Surrounded by high mountains at the end of a country road, we offer a variety of self-catering accommodation in several cottages, a large farmhouse and 2 exclusive units sleeping up to 46 guests in total. Our reserve comprises 2000ha of spectacular mountain fynbos with wooded streams & farm dams for swimming & fishing, mountain bike trails, hiking trails for outdoor enthusiasts and an abundance of bird life and indigenous fauna & flora. We invite you to escape the hustle & bustle and come explore our hidden valleys with friends & family. We are well situated to enjoy the spoils of the Robertson Wine Valley and are only 1.5 hours scenic drive from Cape Town. Explore our 'World in One Valley' and discover the many wonders our corner of the Cape has to offer. The nature reserve forms part of the Klaasvoogds West foothills in the Langeberg Mountains, 15km between the towns of Robertson & Ashton. Our rustic banquet hall & lush meadows are a perfect venue for your next conference, retreat, function or wedding. Pat Busch Mountain Reserve is owned & managed by husband and wife team, Stephan & Lindi Busch and they look forward to welcoming you. Standard Self-Catering Accommodation Affordable family accommodation is offered in semi-detached self-catering cottages and one large freestanding Farmhouse sleeping 23 people. All cottages offer fireplaces for winter, their own private braai areas and fully equipped kitchens. All linen & towels provided. Pine Cottage: Sleeps 4 people with one and a half bedrooms (one double bed in bedroom, 2 single beds in the alcove). It has a fireplace, open plan lounge/dining area/kitchen. Bathroom with shower and outside braai. Fig Cottage: Sleeps 2 to 3 people, one room only with fireplace, double bed and one single bed, fully equipped kitchen unit with small dining area, bathroom with shower and outside braai. Peach Cottage: Sleeps 2 people. One room only with fireplace, double bed, fully equipped kitchen until with small dining area, bathroom with shower and outside braai. Quince Cottage: Sleeps 2 to 4 people with one and a half bedrooms (one double bed in bedroom and d/bunk bed in the alcove). It has a fireplace, open plan lounge/dining area/kitchen. Bathroom with shower and outside braai. Oak Cottage: Sleeps 2 in a double bed with one room only. Fireplace, fully equipped kitchen unit with small dining area, bathroom with shower and outside braai. Farmhouse Erika: This large farmhouse is perfect for large groups of friends or families! It has its own private garden with lawn and oak trees, an outdoor braai area and indoor fireplace. It can sleep up to 23 people in total, split as follows: 16 people between 6 bedrooms upstairs and a Garden Flat beneath the house which can sleep a further 6. The house also offers a futon & sleeper couch which can be used for small children. Farmhouse Erika offers 3 bathrooms - one with shower, one with bath and one with shower and bath. The Garden Flat has its own bathroom with shower and kitchenette with fridge and microwave. There are 2 lounge areas and a large farmhouse kitchen which is fully equipped with a microwave, large stove and oven as well as 2 fridges. There is an outdoor braai area with potjie pot and utensils, plus an undercover patio area with tables & chairs. TV & DVD player in the lounge. Regrettably no TV reception - bring along own DVDs for the family. Exclusive Self-Catering Accommodation Apart from the sweeping views of mountains & vineyards, Nightjar and Hadeda boast French doors and windows throughout, terracotta tiled living areas and lush carpeted bedrooms complete with reeded ceilings in every room. These cottages are next door to one another, yet have separate gardens and entrances, making them ideal for romantic couples. The possibility to entertain larger family groups of 6 to 8 people in comfort also exists by means of an adjoining garden door. Extra creature comforts include air-conditioning, percale linen, outdoor hammocks and a spa bath in the bathroom. Basics like tea and coffee are also provided. Nightjar Cottage (sleeps 4 people in 2 separate bedrooms) 2 separate double bedrooms, each bedroom has own private entrance, bathroom offers a luxury spa bath & shower, fully equipped kitchen with microwave, fridge, oven & stove, dining room table & cosy lounge for four with indoor braai / fireplace. Outside area includes large braai with patio furniture, outdoor hot & cold shower, reeded awning & hammocks. Cottage offers air-conditioning for summer months and guests can enjoy down-duvets in the winter. Nightjar offers sensational views and is the best place to watch a sunset on the nature reserve. Hadeda Cottage (sleeps 4 people in 2 separate bedrooms) 2 separate double bedrooms with cupboards & bedside tables, one bedroom has own private courtyard, bathroom offers a luxury spa bath & shower, fully equipped kitchen with microwave, fridge, oven & stove, dining room table & cosy lounge for four with indoor fireplace. Outside area includes large braai with patio furniture, outdoor hot & cold shower, reeded awning & hammocks. Cottage offers air-conditioning for summer months and guests can enjoy down-duvets in the winter. Hadeda cottage is our most private cottage on the nature reserve with its own secluded garden with wild olive trees and views of the mountain. What We Supply: Quality bed linen, towels (not for swimming), complimentary bath salts, soap and candles. Ground coffee, Tea, Sugar & Milk are supplied for your stay including bathroom necessities and washing up liquid. The cottage has a radio/CD player, fan & a hairdryer. Portion of complimentary wood & firelighters are included in the rate for both braais and fireplaces; a braai grid and tongs are also available for use as well as a potjie pot. Self-catering facilities include microwave oven, conventional oven, fridge with deep-freeze, cutlery, crockery and kitchen utensils. All bedding and towels freshly supplied - PLEASE BRING OWN SWIMMING TOWELS. Things to do at the Pat Busch Nature Reserve: Hiking: Approx. 40km of hiking trails through 2.500 ha of unspoilt natural Cape fynbos. Trails meander along clear mountain streams, rock pools and up through the valleys and foothills to the Langeberg mountains. Bird Watching: over 120 species to be seen. Mountain Biking through orchards and vineyards. Several routes to explore on the Klaasvoogds Meander. Swimming and fishing in our freshwater mountain dam. Bass fishing is catch & release only. Bring own equipment. Wine Tasting & Cellar Tours: We are well situated to enjoy several wine estates! Self-drive or arrange a tour guide to explore over 50 wineries in the area. Eating Out: There are several very good restaurants within 5 minutes drive from the nature reserve Star-Gazing: The stars are brilliantly clear on the nature reserve! Explore Robertson Wine Valley: enjoy wine tasting, boat trips on the Breede river, farm stalls, rock climbing and so much more!

Badensfontein

We would like to welcome you to our home! Baden is a beautiful working wine farm amidst peaceful and tranquil surroundings in the Baden Valley. Situated only 5km outside Montagu, a village on the scenic R62, it is the ideal place to relax and enjoy nature. Guests are encouraged to wander around the farm and can enjoy long relaxing walks through vineyards and amongst Klein Karoo Fynbos. The farm is close to the therapeutic hot pools of Montagu Springs.We have five fully equipped, luxury, self catering cottages and Badensfontein is a lovely camping site for those seeking a closer-to-nature experience. We also boast to Luxury safari tented bushveld camps for a more secluded luxury camping style. Both are self-catering and only accommodate 2 guest each per safari tent. Have a look at our gallery. We are also proud to offer a multi-functional venue, Cabriéres, ideal for special functions, conferences, workshops and conferences. This unique restored family cellar, dating back to the 1800's, is situated on route to the beautiful Keisie and Koo Pass. Browse our website and contact us to tell us what your needs are.  We would love to be of service to you! Pierre and Sankie Jordaan Self-catering cottages: Ruby, is fully equipped, luxury self-catering holiday farm cottage with a stunning view of the vineyards and mountains. This fully equipped cottage has a cosy indoor fire place, airconditioning, DSTV and braai facilities outside. It has one bedroom with a double bed and large open plan living area. Private, Peaceful, Romantic and Ideal for couples. Merlot is a luxury cottage situated between the Waboomsberg en Langeberg with stunning views over the vineyards. This fully equipped cottage with airconditioning , DSTV and braai facilities , has two bedrooms which makes it ideal for 4 guests. A sleeper couch in the open plan living area can accommodate two extra guests. Ribbok and Duiker cottage is near the camp site, Badensfontein. Both cottages has been carefully placed among the Klein Karoo shrubbery. Here you can still see the stars at night! It is an ideal retreat for those seeking peace and tranquillity away fr om the city noice. If you stay here you can be separate from the campers, or if you prefer, be part of the a group of campers and join in their fun, whilst living in more comfort. All cottage are fully equipped with aircon, DSTV and braai facilities. Both have two bedrooms which makes it ideal for 4 guests each. Occupants can make full use of the swimming pool at the camp site. Steenbokkie is a charming bungalow at the foot of the Waboomsberg, near the camp site, Badensfontein. The bungalow is fully equipped with aircon, DSTV and braai facilities. Steenbokkie has two separate bedrooms and a single bed in the open plan living area which makes it ideal for 5 people. Private Luxury tents - Vlakhaas en Veldmuis To protect your peace and quiet, we only have two luxury tent and they have been designed to accommodate a maximum of two people each. Each tent is fully equipped for self-catering. For your convenience we have included a small fridge, a microwave oven, and induction cook plate, kettle, Nespresso coffee machine and braai facilities. (No oven) Private bathroom with shower, toilet and wash basin and just for fun, an outside shower both with hot water. Both tents have air conditioners to take the bite out of the winter and cool down in summer. Bedding and bathroom towels have been included. Please bring your own swimming towels. No television or DSTV are provided (the tented camp is still within cellular reception). Although these tents are completely separate from the other campers, the main campsite is within walking distance and you are welcome to make use of the small pool provided for the other campers. Badensfontein campsite is a cozy camping site with limited stands at the food of the Waboomsberg with panoramic views of the Langeberg Mountain range, Orchards and vineyards. We offer: Electricity on all sites Shady lawns Modern ablution facilities with hot water Two thatched roof lapas with braai facilities Small splash pool Fishing in the nearby dam Related activities in the surrounding area: 4x4 routes Hiking trails Montagu hot springs (day visitor) Rock climbing Mountain biking