Arumvale Country House
is perfectly situated from which to explore Swellendam & its surrounds or to enjoy a comfortable countryside experience with majestic mountain views & natural landscapes. Arumvale is a country house with self catering apartments and separate cottages situated in the Hermitage Valley in a pastoral ambiance 2 km outside Swellendam.
Our guest units boasts indoor hearths for winter evenings gazing upon the snow capped mountain peaks and braai facilities for those who wish to enjoy the tranquility and serenity of the late summer evening sunsets.
Accommodation at Arumvale Country House:
These rooms are self catering suites with separate bedroom, living room with fire place and DSTV, kitchen, and bathroom. They have outside patios with braai facilities and fully equipped with eating & cooking utensils and bed linen.
This cottage has a double bed in a living room with gas lit hot water and cooking facilities, oil lamps, bed linen, internal fireplace with an external braai facility.
Arumvale Country House Activities:
Arumvale Country House, in addition to being surrounded by peaceful untrammeled nature, has numerous outdoor activities within walking distance i.e. rock climbing, mountain hikes, bird watching, mountain bike trailing, canoeing, field rambling, swimming in the rock pools in the mountain gorge, horse riding in the Marloth mountain reserve and historical heritage walking trails in one of the oldest towns in South Africa. Further afield in the region, within an hour’s driving:-
- The De Hoop coastal reserve, where pristine flora and fauna exist abounded by the Indian Ocean & from May until September, see the Southern Right whale.
- The regions famous coastal resorts of Arniston, with its turquoise sea waters, and Cape Aghulhas, the southern most point of Africa.
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Other Accommodation near Arumvale Country House:
Accommodation options within 8km from Arumvale Country House include:
Indulge in the authentic, relaxed atmosphere and elegant comfort of refurbished slave quarters and original wine cellar, built shortly after the farm was founded in 1723.