Choose the Rondeberg Holiday Resort for memorable West Coast family holidays

Rondeberg Holiday Resort

Experience the beauty and peace of the West Coast at the Rondeberg Holiday Resort in Clanwilliam. This resort is situated along the N7 Cape Namibia Highway.

Rondeberg Holiday Resort is a great family holiday destination, which is also an amazing stopover for those travelling between Namibia and the Cape.

Your hosts have designed and made everything available to meet your need for total relaxation, privacy and leisure. Many of their previous guests agree.

Accommodation at Rondeberg Holiday Resort

At the Rondeberg Holiday Resort, you have a choice of chalet, cottage, water front house with own mooring for boat, or camping and caravan park accommodation. All the accommodation is on a self-catering basis and is ideal both as a holiday or weekend destination.

There are five comfortable Chalets available; all overlooking the Bulshoek Dam. The two six sleeper chalets, each with 2 bedrooms and own en-suite bathrooms, plus a third bathroom, ideal for 2 couples and 2 children.  

The two chalets (the two closest to the water) for four people (ideal for a small family, as it consists of one double bed and two single beds.) Chalet nr 5, the biggest of them all, boasts with 3 double bedrooms, of which 2 are en-suite, 3 bathrooms, covered outside living area with built in braai, 3 bathrooms and double volume living area.

This one has a loft and can accommodate 8 people Amenities in these units include double beds, single beds, kitchens, living areas as well as air-conditioning. The units also come with built in braais and covered outside stoep-living areas and shaded car ports. The chalets for 6 and for 8 people are all wheelchair friendly. Fully air-conditioned.

Overlooking the pool and dam and accommodating couples or travelling companions, their three Stone Cottage Units are also popular with guests. These units can sleep two people each and are quite an experience. Enjoy your shower in a stone bathroom enclosing a sycamore tree in one of the units. Inside, you will find double beds, a fully-equipped kitchenette, a dining area, a separate stone bathroom and air-conditioning.

The units also have private braai areas.

Their luxury, three-level Waterfront House is ideal for large families, groups and are in demand for corporate outings. It comes with five bedrooms – of which four are double bedrooms. There are three bathrooms, a living room with a built-in braai area, dining room and a fully-equipped old farm kitchen next to dining room. Kitchen even has a dishwasher.

The living area downstairs opens with double French doors onto the lawn joining the water of the Bulshoek Dam. The building also boasts a now-covered stoep and outside braai area, from where you can moor your own boat,

All the accommodation is supplied with towels and toilet rolls. Do bring your own swim towels.

Those wanting to experience the great outdoors can join other outdoor enthusiasts at the Camping & Caravan Park. It features several grassed sites on the banks of the Bulshoek Dam. For your comfort, the caravan park is well-provided for with meticulously clean bathroom facilities (including a family bathroom), electricity points, ample taps for water, and each camping area has own braai.

Needless to say, the camping areas are designed to maximise the views over the resort and water. 

The Camper can choose between a selection of General Camping, Waterfront Camping, Private Camping or Luxury Private Camping. 

The Private – and Luxury Private Camping sites are in high demand, as they offer each a bathroom, kitchen wash-up area and fridge, undercover built-in braai to accompany your caravan stand. The Luxury Private Camping even includes an air-conditioned bedroom that can sleep 4.

See their rates HERE. You can make an online booking HERE.

Facilities at Rondeberg Holiday Resort

Facilities at the resort include a Convenience Tuck Shop with all the supplies that you might need during your stay.

There are also Conference Facilities / Recreation Hall available for bookings.

During the Covid-19 period we are not having laundry facilities, but there are facilities to wash dishes, Private Slipway  for water sport enthusiasts,   swings and a jimmys jungle for the kids The swimming pool is loved by adults and kids alike, but during Coved level 3 restrictions swimming in the pool is not allowed..

Activities in Rondeberg Holiday Resort

There are a few pedal boats as well as canoes that may be booked for on a per weekend basis.

As the property is huge, it also incorporates a hiking trail of about 3,2 km around the mountain (Rondeberg) . Be sure not to miss out on this, as there is no other better way to get to know some of the small insects, bird life and flora the area boasts.

Clanwilliam

If you need more adventure off the resort, there are several activities and attractions in the Clanwilliam area. Popular things to do nearby include hiking, 4×4 trails, mountain biking and bird-watching. Clanwilliam is also the heartland of Rooibos Tea and the famous Strassberger leather shoes.

Reviews from previous Rondeberg Holiday Resort guests

“Beautiful park overlooking the dam and surrounding mountains. Fenced, secure and safe. There are self-catering chalets, camp sites with private ablutions and camp sites with shared ablutions. We had a site with private ablution and kitchen facility with a lovely view onto a small pond where birds and ducks entertained us all afternoon. We stayed overnight en-route to Namibia and will most definitely visit this park again,” wrote Inkie4u on their TripAdvisor page.

Christiaan Landman added; “Great campsite overlooking the dam. Nice clean facilities available. The dam is absolutely lovely for water sports and swimming. Also close enough for a day visit to Clanwilliam for a great day of adventure, but why would you want to leave paradise?”

“The first I visited Rondeberg was for some q time with my hubbie. We were welcomed with open arms and upgraded to a more deluxe chalet at no extra cost. Staff were friendly. Facilities were stunning. You could see every star at night so pure the air was. Will definitely go again. In fact we re-visited a few months later with the whole family in tow including parents, kids and aunts. We did the private camping this time around – a real 5 star camping experience,” said Companion12142244078.

Rondeberg Holiday Resort is located at Bulshoek Dam, Clanwilliam, Cederberg. Here is their location on Google Maps. For bookings, call +27 (0) 21 100 3689 / +27 79 760 0247; email reservations@rondeberg.com or visit them online at www.rondeberg.com. Follow them on Facebook HERE.

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