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The Retreat at Groenfontein ****

Calitzdorp, Western Cape, South Africa


Portfolio collection AA Quality Assured - Superior accommodation

Winner AA Accommodation Award 2003, 2004 + 2005 Hall of Fame 2006-2010 (Category Guest House Full Service) ****

The Retreat is an old Victorian farmhouse in the lovely Groenfontein Valley conservancy, bordering on the 129.000ha Swartberg Nature Reserve, a world heritage site and situated 20kms northeast of Calitzdorp on a scenic, winding gravel road, 59kms northwest of Oudtshoorn and 48kms southwest of the Cango Caves, both half gravel, just off the magical Route 62.

This lovely home has 2 family suites and 2 garden rooms away from the house with spectacular views of the mountains, king-size beds which can be made up as twins, sitting-areas by a fireplace, 3 with Victorian bath and shower, the smaller with only shower, the 2 suites have an extra room with 2 single beds.

We have 1 cosy standard room in a converted milking-shed, with king-size bed, fireplace and shower and 3 comfortable standard en-suite bedrooms with French doors leading onto a patio in the main house, where the lounge and dining room - each with a fireplace - lead onto the verandah overlooking the sweeping gardens and majestic Swartberg.

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We enjoy treating guests to true Klein-Karoo hospitality with hearty breakfasts and traditional home-cooked dinners served with a continental touch. Vegetarians are welcome and we cater for problem diets. We have a full liquor licence and carry a selection of wines from the region.

Enjoy peaceful walks along the charming lanes of the Groenfontein valley, climb into the foothills of the Swartberg, or simply relax by the pool and let the peace and silence soak into your soul. German, French, Swedish and Italian spoken.


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Guesthouse / Bed and Breakfast / Farmstay accommodation The Retreat at Groenfontein ****, Calitzdorp

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