• TGCSA Grading: TGCSA 4 Star
  • Accommodation Type: Bed and Breakfast and Guest Farm
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The Lodge consists of a group of typical Little Karoo farm buildings, beautifully restored and fitted with modern conveniences, set in a lush, beautifully maintained garden.

The complex has a salt water swimming pool and a rustic restaurant where traditional breakfasts and hearty farmstyle dinners are served.

We offer hiking trails, under roof parking and a free car wash.

Added to all this, we offer the best personal attention by the owners & staff.

The entire complex has an old world ambience with subtle modern touches which ensure a luxurious stay.

Relive the past in the luxury of the present. De Opstal Country Lodge is a great choice for your stay in the county side of Oudtshoorn.

The Schoemanshoek Valley, in which De Opstal Country Lodge is set, is named after the proprietor, Matilda de Bods (maiden name, Schoeman), family.

For generations the Schoeman family farmed tobacco, fruit, vegetables and ostriches in this fertile valley. Matilda is the eighth generation Schoeman living in the valley.

Good reasons to stay at De Opstal:
- Familyowned and managed property
- Charming, country style 4 star graded lodge
- Magnificent, lush garden with salt water pool
- Restaurant on premises, specialising in Klein Karoo Cuisine with selection of local Wines.
- Close to places of interest and activities
- Family friendly
- Excellent wedding & conference venue

Activities:

Hiking and Biking
The ecotourist, and those thriving on the outdoor life, alike, will be faced with a large selection of challenging opportunities. Hiking and biking trails are in abundance. Make your choice from lush subtropical to semiarid. You will leave fulfilled!

The Cango Caves
One of the worlds great natural wonders, sculptured by nature through the ages. It is situated close to the Klein Karoo Town of Oudtshoorn. Mysterious and breathtaking limestone formations in a wide variety of natural colours, a subterranean wonderland. Regular guided tours daily.

Ostrich Farms
Amidst the 400 ostrich farms surrounding the town, 3 have distinguished themselves worthy to be named show farms. Become exposed to this exotic bird species, the largest in the world. Guided tours available.

Cancellation Policy:
30 – 15 days prior to date of arrival: 50% of total stay, 14 – 0 days prior to date of arrival: 100% of total stay
Facilities & Services available:
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Bar on the Premises
Spa
Fireplace on the Premises
Garden
English
Other Language
Communal Television
Communal Satellite TV
Swimming Pool

De Opstal is a Bed and Breakfast and Guest Farm in Oudtshoorn Western Cape South Africa
Directions:

From George (Garden Route)
Take the N12 over the Outeniqua pass and follow the road signs to Oudtshoorn.

As you enter the town of Oudtshoorn, continue straight on (the main road to the Cango Caves) After + 14 kms, De Opstal Country Lodge will be situated on your left hand just alongside the main road to the Cango Caves.

From Cape Town Via R62
Take the N1 to Worcester. From Worcester take the R60 to Montagu From Montagu take the R62 and continue on the R62 through the towns of Barrydale, Ladismith and Calitzdorp to reach the town of Oudtshoorn.

As you enter the town of Oudtshoorn continue straight on until you reach Baron van Reede Street ( at 3 rd traffic light ).

Turn left into Baron van Reede Street ( at the 3 rd traffic light ) and continue straight on this main road to the Cango Caves for + 14 kms and De Opstal Country Lodge will then be situated on your left hand just alongside the main road to the Cango Caves.

From Beaufort West (N1 From Gauteng)
Take the N12 from Beaufort West through Meiringspoort and the town of De Rust to Oudtshoorn.

As you enter the town of Oudtshoorn continue straight on until you reach Baron van Reede Street ( at 3 rd traffic light ).

Turn right into Baron van Reede Street ( at the 3 rd traffic light ) and continue straight on the main road to the Cango Caves for + 14 kms and De Opstal Country Lodge will then be situated on your left hand just alongside the main road to the Cango Caves.

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Rooms and Units Available at De Opstal

All rooms are "bed and breakfast" Our 21 Suites have TGCSA Tourism Grading Council of South Africa 4 **** stars.

Room 1 | Old Barn (Superior)
Lounge, Spabath and shower, Modern amenities, Triple beds, Hairdryer, TV / MNet, Air conditioning, Coffee making facilities, Fireplace, Private safe, Private patio + Garden.

Room 2 | Old Share-Croppers House (Superior)
Interleading with Suite 3, Spabath and shower, Modern amenities, Twin beds, Hairdryer, TV / MNet, Air conditioning, Coffee making facilities, Private safe, Private patio, Fireplace.

Room 3 | Old Share-Croppers House (Superior)
Interleading with Suite 2, Spabath and shower, Separate Toilet, Modern amenities, Twin beds, Hairdryer, TV / MNet, Air conditioning, Coffee making facilities, Private safe, Private patio, Fireplace.

ROOM 4 | Old Share-Croppers House (Superior)
Lounge, Spabath and shower, Separate Toilet, Modern amenities, King size bed, Hairdryer, TV / MNet, Air conditioning, Coffee making facilities, Private safe, Private Patio, Fireplace.

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