A trip to the Baviaanskloof area is a real adventure. The region is located between the Baviaanskloof Mountains to the north and the Kouga Mountains on the south side, in the Eastern Cape. Derived from the Dutch for the ‘valley of baboons’, visitors can look forward to amazing scenery and plenty of wildlife. We have sourced some Top Accommodation in the Baviaanskloof.
The Baviaans is the ideal destination to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, whilst enabling you to be immersed with the natural environment. With no cell phone signal, visitors can enjoy a tranquil visit. The Baviaans has been declared a World Heritage Site and has a large variety of natural ecosystems. The region is home to seven of South Africa’s eight biomes.
Visitors to the Baviaanskloof have a number of outdoor activities to look forward to, such as hiking, 4×4 trails and game hunting to name but a few. Whilst exporing all that the region has to offer, visitors can also look forward to a number of Top Accommodation in the Baviaanskloof to choose from, such as guest houses, lodges, country houses and guest farms.
Kamerkloof-Accommodation Type-Four Star Guest House
Kamerkloof is a place of rejuvenation, beauty and harmony within the Baviaanskloof. This four star accommodation has a number of options for visitors to choose from, such as the Baviaanskloof Landhuis, Studtis Huis, Olive Tree Cottage and Die Wildedriufhuisie. Their range of accommodation establishments were built in the mid-19th to early 20th century. This sense of history is found throughout their range, whilst being fully restored over time. Two of their accommodation options are self-catering only and visitors to their remaining two establishments can purchase farm-styled meals from Kamerkloof.
Kamerkloof earns its credentials for being a Top Accommodation establishment in the Baviaanskloof. The accommodation is located on an olive farm and their main output is olive oil production. A number of outdoor activities are available for visitors to choose from upon their stay. Donkey cart rides, Anglo-Boer trails, mountain biking and olive oil tastings are a few of the numerous activities they have on offer. The Kamerkloof management team do their upmost to maintain and enhance the area’s biodiversity.
Sederkloof-Accommodation Type-Four Star Lodge
The Sederkloof Lodge is an ultimate Baviaans getaway and has an ethos of tranquillity instilled. The lodge consists of six luxury stone and glass hideaways in the mountains. This establishment also has a communal lounge and dining areas as well as pool and bar facilities. Each of their chalets are located at the edge of a gorge and thus allows for privacy as well as spectacular views throughout. A large outdoor deck area is a great place to sit back and unwind, whilst enjoying sundowners and the mountain range.
Visitors can look forward to fine dining during their visit to the Sederkloof Lodge. Full board meal services are offered by this four star establishment. The team take pride in sourcing local ingredients that when prepared; make for a uniquely South African dining experience. A number of outdoor excursions can be organised through this establishment which makes for a great all round stay. The Sederkloof Lodge is definitely considered to be a Top Accommodation in Baviaanskloof.
Baviaanskloof Lodge-Accommodation Type-Three Star Country House
Spectacular scenery and a tranquil stay is expected at the Baviaanskloof Lodge. Visitors can expect warm hospitality and pampering during their stay. Baviaans Lodge has six cottages available, three natural stone cottages that have two bedrooms, two natural stone cottages with one bedroom and one Mountain Kloof farm cottage with two bedrooms. All of their cottages have been constructed with natural stone and have fireplaces in the bedrooms to ensure you stay warm during the cold nights. Visitors can expect dinner, bed and breakfast services upon their stay.
A cosy lounge with a fireplace offers a chance for people to snuggle by the fire and socialise with each other. The dining area offers seating for up to 25 people or more, where you can enjoy a delicious breakfast to start your day and 3 course country-style dinners. Baviaans Lodge offers fun and thrilling 4×4 adventure tours and 2×4 trails. The travel route is a unique combination of 2×4 driving to the Lodge and crossing the mighty Kouga Mountain range, followed by a trip into the heart of the Baviaanskloof via the Baviaans-Kouga 4×4 trail. Read more here…
Zandvlakte-Accommodation Type-Guest Farm
The Zandvlakte Guest Farm is known for its sense of serenity and laid back way of living. Visitors can enjoy the rural late nights around the fire, bird watching, going on a walk or even looking up at the starry sky during their stay. This Baviaanskloof accommodation is located halfway between Willowmore and Patensie in the Eastern Cape.
Zandvlakte is an operational farm within the Baviaanskloof Hartland Private Game Reserve and offers accommodation within their fully restored buildings. These buildings date back to as early as 1811. This establishment offers both fully equipped self-catering accommodation as well as bed and breakfast services for visitors. Communal dinners are served in the main homestead and allows for strangers to become friends.