A Hilltop Country Retreat
is located in the foothills of the Langeberg Mountains, yet close to the town centre, where you get the best of both worlds ... 360 degree view and no traffic.
Our rooms are spacious and luxurious featuring finishes and furniture made by local entrepreneurs and artists. The delightful calabash radios, created by South African artist Soloman, are just one of the beautiful, unique and mostly handmade elements we have chosen to enrich your stay.
Our accommodation offers great value for money. All the rooms come with en-suite bathrooms and fully equipped self-catering kitchens. You can dine inside or on the patio while enjoying the magnificent and inspiring view of the Langeberg Mountains and the town below. Pick some fresh herbs from our garden to prepare your own special meal or dine out at one of the many exquisite restaurants Swellendam has to offer.
Here you can relax and unwind surrounded by breathtaking landscapes in a restful environment far from the hustle and bustle, but convenient to Swellendam`s many attractions.
A Hilltop Country Retreat treats you to high standards of hospitality throughout, but it`s also a great base for trips and excursions.
We offer guests the option of a fully stocked fridge for breakfast(must be booked in advance), so you can enjoy your morning meal in the privacy of your own room or patio whenever it suits you. Breakfast includes: bacon, eggs, tomato, toast, butter, jam, muesli, yoghurt, juice, coffee, tea, sugar, milk and a variety of fruit.
Accommodation at A Hilltop Country Retreat:
Deluxe Family Suite (2):
Open plan deluxe family suite with King-size bed and twin single bunk-beds, en-suite bathroom with bath & shower, a fully equipped kitchen with a gas stove and a fridge, living area with a built-in fireplace and couch, and a private patio with views over the Langeberg Mountains. BBQ facilities available on patio. Big flat screen television with DVD player. DSTV available in the room. 400 thread count Egyptian cotton linen and 100-percent cotton towels. Room rate include 2 Adults & a child under 12 years.
Standard Double Room (2):
Self-catering room: King size bed or Twin beds available, en-suite bathroom with shower, a fully equipped kitchen with a gas stove and a fridge, and an open-plan living area. The room opens onto the garden with stunning views. Flat screen television with DVD player. DSTV available in the room. BBQ facilities. 400 thread count Egyptian cotton linen and 100-percent cotton towels.
Luxury Double Room (2):
Spacious self-catering room: King-size bed or Twin beds available, en-suite bathroom with shower, a fully equipped kitchen with a gas stove and a fridge, and an open-plan living area. Each room opens onto the garden with views over the town. Flat screen television with DVD player. DSTV available in the room. BBQ facilities. 400 thread count Egyptian cotton linen and 100-percent cotton towels make for a good night`s sleep and a luxurious shower experience.
A Hilltop Country Retreat Activities:
Swellendam has earned its notoriety as a popular traveler’s destination thanks to its breathtaking nature and its incomparable charm, and if you are looking for accommodation in Swellendam, you will want to stay at A Hilltop Country Retreat.
Only a two hour scenic drive from Cape Town or George, Swellendam is ideally situated for visitors to the Garden Route and the Little Karoo. A charming farming town located in the largest young berry growing area in the world – it is an ideal center for touring the Breede River Wine Route, visiting Agulhas, southernmost tip of Africa, walking in Marloth Nature Reserve or visiting the Bontebok and de Hoop Nature Reserve.
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For the more active, bring your running shoes, your mountain bike or hiking boots and enjoy the Langeberg Mountains and Marloth Nature reserve which is a mere 10 min walk away.
The loveliest treat - if you haven't been, you must go, if you have, you KNOW you'll be back!!
Beautiful place, friendly people, excellent service what more can you ask for. Thank you for making the stay such a memorable one. I will recommend you guys to everyone interested visiting Swellendam.
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